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 Community    July 1, 2015 

Meetings and Notices

No Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not meet this week due to getting set for the festivities this weekend. Come enjoy the holiday below the visitor center at Grand Coulee Dam. American Legion Post 157 Meets The...

 
 Community    July 1, 2015 

Reading program in full swing

The summer reading program is full swing at the Grand Coulee Public Library. It is for children of all ages, 0-18. Sign up is free. There are activities, great programs, prizes from books to ice cream and incentives - plus it is free AND fun. ...

 
 Community    July 1, 2015 

It's a girl for Picard/Labro

Alanna Picard and Alfredo Labro of Nespelem, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Junie-Lynn Sioux Labro born Thursday, June 18, 2015, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee. She weighed 8 lbs., 3 oz., and was 21 inches in length at...

 
 Community    July 1, 2015 

50th Reunion for the GC class of 1965

Friday night July 17th there will be a social hour at the home of Wayne & Lila Snyder from 7 pm until 10 pm. We will provide snacks, cookies and fruit. Please BYOB. Saturday July 18th there will be a catered picnic at the North Dam Park from noon...

 
 Community    July 1, 2015 

Join the Arbor Day Foundation, trees will be planted

Forests across America are a prized natural resource, and anyone can help plant trees in these vital areas by joining the Arbor Day Foundation this month. Through the Replanting Our National Forests campaign, the Arbor Day Foundation will honor each...

 
 Community    July 1, 2015 

Students named to BBCC honor roll

Local students were named to the spring, 2015 honor lists at Big Bend Community College, the school announced last week. On the President’s List are: Melissa Boord, Electric City; Kyle Peterson, Almira; Dylan Crow, Wilbur; Carl Duvall, Coulee...

 
 Community    July 1, 2015 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 6/21 - USBR Plant Protection advised police that a group was preparing to go fishing at North Dam Park as the sun was just setting. Police advised the group that it was a daylight-only area and members of the group packed up and...

 
 Community    July 1, 2015 

Building new sidewalks

Halme Builders workers hammer in concrete forms to prepare for new sidewalks on Federal Avenue in Grand Coulee Tuesday. The job will replace sidewalks on Federal and on Main Street for just under...

 
 Community    June 24, 2015

Meetings and Notices

Chamber at Pepper Jack’s The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, June 25, at noon at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille in Grand Coulee. Jenn Tate from Earth and Sky Studios will be speaking on how to market summer tourism....

 
 Community    June 24, 2015

Heroes is the focus for summer reading

This summer, at the Grand Coulee Public Library, the summer readign program will focus on the many types of heroes there are. The heroes of all ages who walk through the doors of the library each day; the heroes who have made their marks on history;...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    Community    June 24, 2015

Country/rock band to play at festival

Luke and Isaac Olson are bringing their country rock sound to Coulee Dam, July 4, where they will perform as the Olson Bros. Band, in the park below the Visitor Center. The two hail from Olympia and...

 
 Community    June 24, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 6/15 - USBR Plant Protection reported a vehicle parked at Station 5 after hours. An officer learned it was a Bureau of Reclamation employee from out of town locating where a meeting was to be held the next day. - Police found the...

 
 By Bob Valen    Community    June 24, 2015

We had a "normal" May

Though our mean temperature was a bit higher for May, the month was on the normal side. We recorded a high for the month of 89.5°F and a low of 36.5°F (all-time high was 100°F in 1986 and the all-time low was 21°F in 2002). The mean was higher...

 
 Community    June 24, 2015

Sheriff offers tips to reduce risk of heat-related illness

With the forecast of temperatures over 100 degrees later this week and this coming weekend, the Grant County Sheriff’s Office is reminding people to be careful and follow this information from the Centers for Disease Control to help prevent heat re...

 
 Community    June 17, 2015

Meetings and Notices

Chamber at Pepper Jack’s The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, June 18, at noon at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille in Grand Coulee. Cheryl Hoffman will give a talk on rocks and geology of the Grand Coulee Dam Area. Care...

 
 Community    June 17, 2015

50th reunion planned for G.C. class of 1965

Friday night July 17th there will be a social hour at the home of Wayne & Lila Snyder from 7 pm until 10 pm. We will provide snacks, cookies and fruit. Please BYOB. Saturday July 18th there will be a catered picnic at the North Dam Park from noon...

 
 Community    June 17, 2015

Dam dangling

Two workers rappel down the spillway gates and on the face of Grand Coulee Dam on Tuesday afternoon. It wasn't clear what kind of work they were up to, and no one was available at the dam's public...

 
 Community    June 17, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 6/6 - A Grand Coulee man is being investigated for allegedly passing a fake $50 bill at a local business firm. The man has been banned from the firm. 6/8 - An officer checked on a report that a man with a rifle was seen on Martin Road....

 
 Community    June 10, 2015

Senior Menu for June

Wed., June 10 -Dinner Pot Roast, Potatoes, Carrots & Onions, Gravy, Fruit Bowl, Pie. Thurs., June 11 - Dinner Dr. Pepper Chicken, Loaded Baked Potato Salad, Corn, Fruit Salad, Ice Cream Sundae. Fri., June 12 - Breakfast Biscuit & Sausage Gravy,...

 
 Community    June 10, 2015

Meetings and Notices

Chamber at Pepper Jack’s The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, June 11, at noon at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille in Grand Coulee. Conn Williams-Klimes will be talking about Honor Flight. Care and Share Food Bank The food...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    Community    June 10, 2015

Big band sound will fill park on Fourth of July

Visitors to the coulee area over the July Fourth "Festival of America" festivities will get to hear the "Big Band" sound at the park below the Visitor Center. Tuxedo Junction, a 21-member band, is...

 
 Community    June 10, 2015

Experience the history of the fur trade years 
at Riverside State Park

OLYMPIA – June 3, 2015 – The Friends of Spokane House (FOSH) re-enactors will present a weekend of local fur trade history from the years 1810 through1826 at the 2015 Fur Trade Symposium and Encampment in Riverside State Park. The free event...

 
 Community    June 10, 2015

Okanogan Co. 4-H Hosts State Training

4-H leaders from seven counties participated in the 2015 Washington State Shooting Sports training hosted in Okanogan May 29, 30, and 31st. This training and certification meets the educational requirements to serve as a 4-H Shooting Sports...

 
 Community    June 10, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 6/1 - MPH Auto Repair reported that someone stole a stereo out of the dash of an inoperable car behind the business. Loss of the stereo was estimated at $250 and damage to the dash $500. – The manager of the Grand Coulee Manor...

 
 Community    June 10, 2015

Local Quilt Shop celebrates second anniversary

KISSed Quilts will be celebrating its second anniversary of being open in Grand Coulee Monday, June 15, from 10 am-4 pm at 301 Main Street. Shop owner Marlene Oddie will offer a special sale and signi...

 

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