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 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 27, 2016 

Parks and pathways plan could come in August

A full report on Electric City’s proposed Pathway and Revitalization project could come by late August, city Deputy Clerk Russell Powers said last week. The Washington State University Rural Communities Design Initiative team will be finishing up...

 
 News    July 27, 2016 

Blooming artist

At the second annual Plateau Native Art Show in Grand Coulee, put on Saturday by Northwest Native Development Fund, artist Nevin Pfaltzgraff, of Coulee Dam, left, chats with patrons as Bill Stevens...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    July 27, 2016 

Senate candidate visits Grand Coulee

A candidate running for Sen. Linda Evans Parlette's 12th District seat in the Washington State Legislature visited Grand Coulee Thursday, speaking to members of the Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    July 27, 2016 

New CEO excited to move here

The soon-to-be newest chief executive officer of Coulee Medical Center attended Monday night's public hospital district commissioner's meeting, saying he and his family are excited to be moving here....

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 27, 2016 

Mosquitos reported as less severe after new treatment

If you are finding it more enjoyable sitting outside on the patio this summer, there’s a reason. Mosquitos! Or really, the lack of them. Grant County Mosquito District 2 officials used a new granular product this year in an aerial treatment around...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 27, 2016 

Air gun incident gets teen arrested

A 17-year-old was arrested and taken to Grant County Jail last Friday charged with attempted first-degree robbery after allegedly pulling a clear, plastic, air gun on a store clerk. The Auburn, Washington juvenile, only five days short of his 18th bi...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    July 27, 2016 

These kids are the reason for Moose Lodge

The Moose Lodge in Grand Coulee Saturday hosted 10 girls for dinner who are the organization's reason for raising funds. The girls, from 8 to 12 years old, live on a 1,000-plus acre campus outside...

 
 News    July 27, 2016 

Newsbriefs

Volunteers answer fire and ambulance calls Grand Coulee’s volunteer fire department had three fire calls in June and 34 ambulance calls, Chief Richard Paris reported to the council last Tuesday night. Six of the calls for ambulance service were...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 27, 2016 

School district passes $11 million budget

The Grand Coulee Dam School District board adopted a $11,017,937 general fund budget for the 2016-17 school year at its Monday night meeting. The budget is about $500,000 higher than the previous budget and was described by Superintendent Paul...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 27, 2016 

Man jailed after gun incident

Police arrested a man for allegedly pointing a rifle at and threatening a woman and her child Sunday. An occupant of the Hill Avenue Apartments, Levi A. Redd, 29, was arrested Sunday, and taken to Grant County Jail, charged with first-degree assault...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 20, 2016

Feedback given loudly on EC plan

Electric City's revitalization and pathways project got just a little tougher last Saturday in the second of two public gatherings designed to pull together ideas on what residents would like to see...

 
 News    July 20, 2016

House burns in Elmer City

Firefighters mop up an early morning house fire in Elmer City on Friday. The house belonged to Dave Stanczak. It was unoccupied at the time of the fire. The fire call went out at 6 a.m., and the fire...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 20, 2016

Ecology: newest sewer plant plan not in town's best interest Mayor intends to move forward

The state Department of Ecology disapproves of a replacement sewer plant plan that resulted from the contested 2013 election of the mayor of Coulee Dam. In a July 1 letter to the town this month, Ecology had critical remarks about Coulee Dam’s curr...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 20, 2016

Tribal council reorganizes

Newly elected Colville Business Council members were sworn into office Wednesday during the annual ceremony at the Colville Tribes’ center of government near Nespelem, the CBC announced. Council Members Sheilah Cleveland, Larry Allen, Georgia...

 
 News    July 20, 2016

Newsbriefs

Park fund raisers in Electric City A community-wide garage sale to benefit the development of Electric City’s new park behind the fire station will be held Sept. 24, the council learned last Tuesday night. Last year, the event raised $1,200...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 20, 2016

Sidewalk problem pointed out

A Coulee Dam resident asked town officials what they planned to do about some of the town's sidewalks that need repair. Fred Netzel had reviewed the town's Six-Year Street Plan and asked the council i...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 20, 2016

Tank cost still unknown

A 10,000-gallon oil storage tank that will be jointly owned by Grand Coulee and Electric City has been delivered, but neither of the two cities know yet what the cost will be. That prompted Electric C...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 20, 2016

City seeks arbitration

Electric City is asking if Grand Coulee would be agreeable to arbitration in an effort to unravel a dispute between the two cities over arsenic treatment charges. At issue is about $39,000. The Electric City Council went into executive session July...

 
 By press release    News    July 20, 2016

Sheriff's office warns of serious weather now; boaters get out of lake

From Grant County Sheriff's Office: SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN GRANT...NORTHWESTERN LINCOLN AND EAST CENTRAL DOUGLAS COUNTIES UNTIL 115 PM PDT. AT 1235 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    July 20, 2016

Tornado in coulee?

Did you see a tornado near Grand Coulee Friday? KREM reports that one touched down here about 3 p.m. And they have video of one near the Northern Quest Casino in Airway Heights. If you have photos, we'd love to see them....

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    July 13, 2016

Hospital picks CEO candidate

Coulee Medical Center will likely meet its new chief executive officer later this month, following a Monday-night decision to offer the job to one of two candidates board directors had been considering. In special session Monday night, the board of...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 13, 2016

Saturday pathways meeting will unveil plan so far

Work on Electric City's Pathways and parks revitalization project could begin as early as late 2017, Councilmember Brad Parrish said. Progress on the plan continues as the city prepares to hold its...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 13, 2016

New management needed for net pens

An operation that forms the basis of the Banks Lake fishery could be in jeopardy if someone isn't willing to step into its leadership. Promoters of Wildlife and Environmental Resources (POWER) is...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 13, 2016

Girls' soccer to start at high school

The school board sharpened its collective pencil Monday night in Coulee Dam and OK’d a girls soccer program at Lake Roosevelt High School. The decision came after the board learned that the budget would be tight for this next school year. Athletic...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 13, 2016

Electric City Hall getting upgrades

A project to give Electric City's city hall a facelift got started this week. A variety of changes will soon take place on the city's administration building. The following is included in the...

 

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