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Births in the Coulee

It’s a girl for Epperson/Marchand Alana Epperson and Loren Marchand are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Hayzen Shay Marchand, born Friday, November 17, 2017, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Washington. She weighed 8 lbs., ....

 

Allinsons celebrate 60th anniversary

Paul and Sheila Allinson, of Grand Coulee, Washington, will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary November 10, 2017. The couple married at St. Paul's Methodist Church in San Francisco,...

 

Zlateff part of 50th anniversary at EWU

This past weekend, Pat Zlateff attended a reunion to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1967 EWSC football team's near-perfect season and runner-up finish in the NAIA Championships. That squad,...

 

Bearded Villains hit the coulee

The Bearded Villains recently held their first chapter flag shoot meeting at Pepper Jack's Bar and Grille. Washington has two chapters, Eastern and Western. In attendance for the gathering were... Full story

 

Fields/Bailey united in marriage

Robert and Nina Fields of Grand Coulee, Washington, and Annie Bailey of Fairbanks, Alaska, are pleased to announce the marriage of Stormy Fields and Isaac Bailey. The couple exchanged vows in... Full story

 

Brueskes celebrate 50th anniversary

Richard and Gina Brueske recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple married on July 8, 1967, in Seattle, Washington. They lived in Kent, Washington, where Richard worked at... Full story

 

McClure graduates from WSU

Rachel McClure graduated from Washington State University with a bachelor of science in economic sciences this spring, WSU announced last week. McClure is the daughter of Davy and Joy McClure, of Nespelem, and a 2011 graduate of Lake Roosevelt High... Full story

 

Reeder finishes fire academy training

Joshua Reeder of Grand Coulee just finished the Washington State Patrol Fire Academy. He was at the academy from April 1 through June 25 on a scholarship he was awarded earlier this year. Reeder is a... Full story

 

Ending 42 years

Tim Lynch ended 42 years as manager of Coulee Dam's wastewater treatment plant last Friday. Employees held a party late Friday to acknowledge Lynch's service to the town. Lynch said he would have... Full story

 

Ayling retires from credit union

LuAnn Aylings retired June 10 from the Coulee Dam Federal Credit Union after serving members there for 34 years. Ayling started her credit union career in 1983 as a teller, and soon after was... Full story

 

McCleary/Nagy tie the knot

Trevor McCleary, 2013 Almira Coulee-Hartline graduate married Nicole Nagy of Liberty, Kentucky, May 2017. Both are Senior Airmen/E-4 serving in the U.S. Air Force. Trevor and Nicole met while... Full story

 

Kris Hare retires from credit union

Coulee Dam Federal Credit Union wished a fond farewell to Kris Hare, who retired on April 30 after 22 years of service. Hare began her career with the Credit Union on May 1, 1995 as an administrative... Full story

 

Five generations captured

Betty Lacy, almost 97, sits with her great-great-grandson, 6-month-old Elijah Moore, with, from left, her daughter, Clea Lacy Pryor, 73; Elijah's mother, Mandy Moore, 23; and Darla Pryor Orr, 52,... Full story

 

Celebrating 50 years

Gary and Dolores Jenkin, of Coulee Dam, Washington, will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception on Sunday, November 13, at the home of their daughter, Nevada, and son-in-law,... Full story

 

Wilson retires from Army

Tony Wilson, a 1995 graduate of Lake Roosevelt High School, retired from the military recently after serving 20 years in the U.S. Army. Wilson retired as a master sergeant and served as a combat engineer and explosives ordnance disposal specialist.... Full story

 

Skordas named deputy director for Reclamation's Pacific Northwest Region

Regional Director Lorri Lee has selected Rob Skordas as the new deputy regional director for Power and Infrastructure in Reclamation's Pacific Northwest Region. Skordas began his new position Oct.... Full story

 

Coulee Dam firefighters honored

Five Coulee Dam firefighters who are retiring, and collectively have served over 150 years, were honored last Friday at a North Dam Park barbecue. Pictured from the left, with their years of service,... Full story

 

Aaron Boyd Galbraith completes residency

Larry and Gerry Boyd, of Coulee Dam, are proud to announce their grandson, Aaron Boyd Galbraith, completed his three-year residency in internal medicine and will be joining a Kaiser Permanente... Full story

 

Blums celebrate 64 years together

Marty and Sally Blum are celebrating 64 years together, 60 as husband and wife. The two married June 8, 1956, at Grand Coulee Dam Community Church. Sally Ann Foisy was born in Mason City, Washington... Full story

 

Longs to celebrate 70th anniversary

Fred and Valeta Long, of Grand Coulee, will celebrate 70 years of marriage on Saturday. They were married April 2, 1946. Home from World War II, Fred had not thought he would ever get married,... Full story

 
 By Sharon Sumpter    People    March 9, 2016

Juvenile detention move – are you serious?

Our Okanogan County commissions are considering a grave injustice to families and the future of our county, thinking that a “potential” budget savings solution is to send our presently troubled children out of sight and out of mind. The Omak juve... Full story

 

Signs of spring

Dakota Green, 8, shows the buttercup confirming the coming of spring. He and his father, Kerry Green Jr., found the buttercups near Keller Ferry on Feb. 14. - Submitted photo... Full story

 

Gamboa/Stevenson united in marriage

Bruce and Ida Gamboa, of Electric City, Washington, are happy to announce the marriage of their daughter, Jewel, to Cameron Stevenson, of Lind/Ritzville, Washington. Cameron is the son of Dale... Full story

 

Celebrating 55 years

Tom and Kathy Skordas, of Coulee Dam, Washington, are celebrating their 55th wedding anniversary December 5. The couple were wed in Salt Lake City, Utah, on December 5, 1960. They lived in the coulee... Full story

 

Five generations

Recently Sonja Everett had the privilege of a five-generation photo with her family. Right to left: Sonja Everett, her son, Richard Avey; his daughter, Elizabeth White; her daughter, Bridget Sanders;... Full story

 

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