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 People    April 16, 2014 

Rancher and musician wins

Dave McClure holds up his second-place trophy after competing in the Columbia River Cowboy Gathering and Music Festival in Kennewick last weekend. McClure, a Nespelem rancher and pianist, took the...

 
 People    April 9, 2014

Bond returns from mission

Charles Bond is returning from his mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Lisbon, Portugal mission on April 15. Charles, the son of Helen and Bob Bond of Coulee Dam, is a...

 
 People    March 26, 2014

Welcome service planned for new pastor, community

The Grand Coulee Seventh-day Adventist Church will their new pastoral couple, Eric and Shanna Chavez, at their March 29 church service. They were both raised in Amarillo, Texas, where they met, married, and lived for the first five years of their...

 
 People    March 12, 2014

Graduates from basic

U.S. Air Force Airman Joshua S. Fountain has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that...

 
 People    March 5, 2014

Browns going on a mission

Sheila and Derlyn Brown are leaving on March 17, to serve a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They will be serving in Cove Fort , Utah, one of the last remaining historical...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    People    February 12, 2014

New eye doctor in town

Dr. Nicholas A. Donaghey has joined the Gillespie Eye Care team as the primary optometrist at its Grand Coulee location, 407 Burdin Boulevard. Donaghey received his bachelor's degree from the...

 
 People    February 12, 2014

Ready for Valentine's Day

Four students from Carolyn McNeil's kindergarten class at Center School get in the mood for Valentine's Day by placing items in the class display of individual artwork in the hallway outside their...

 
 People    January 22, 2014

Loch graduates from basic training

Fireman Nathaniel Gerald Loch graduated from Navy Basic Training at RTC Great Lakes, Ill., on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. He is currently at NNPTC in Goose Creek, S.C., for Nuclear "A" School, Machinist's...

 
 People    January 15, 2014

Marcolins celebrate their 50th in Germany

Felix and Elizabeth "Liz" Marcolin celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary with a 10-day trip to Germany in December with their daughters Kathy and Kerin, Kerin's husband Steffen, and their three...

 
 People    December 18, 2013

High honors bestowed on McClure

Andrew McClure and Scoutmaster Bob Bond participate in a ceremony bestowing the Eagle Scout rank on McClure Monday night at the Vets' Hall in Electric Cit. More than 60 attended the occasion,...

 
 People    December 18, 2013

It's a girl for Thomas

Stacey Thomas of Nespelem is proud to announce the birth of her daughter Adriana Josephine Holder on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee. She weighed 6 lbs., 14 oz., and was 19-1/2 inches in length at birth. Maternal...

 
 People    December 18, 2013

Pastor leaving the area

The community is invited to the Coulee Dam Community Presbyterian Church to share in a time of celebration and thanksgiving for Pastor Kevin Lind and his family. Pastor Lind has faithfully led the Community Church for over five years, and along with...

 
 People    November 13, 2013

Front and center for vets

Teacher Sandy Hood addresses students and veterans at the conclusion of the Grand Coulee Dam Middle School assembly Wednesday honoring veterans. But the veterans decided this year to honor her back,...

 
 People    November 6, 2013

Payne graduates from basic

Air Force Airman Guy R. Payne graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included...

 
 People    November 6, 2013

Montez graduates from basic

Private First Class Antonio  Montez, 18, of Okanogan, graduated from Army National Guard Basic Training at Fort Jackson, S.C., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. In addition, he qualified and...

 
 People    October 23, 2013

Loch graduates from basic training

Seaman Apprentice Timothy Wayne Loch graduated from Navy Basic Training at RTC Great Lakes, Il., on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. He is currently attending Master at Arms, a school at Lackland AFB, Texas,...

 
 People    September 18, 2013

Mansker awarded scholarship

Alissa Mansker, Grand Coulee, has been awarded a $5,000 New Horizons scholarship by Royal Neighbors of America, the organization announced last week. A one-time payment will be made to her college of...

 
 People    September 4, 2013

Shredding it

Tiger Covington practices his skater moves at North Dam Park’s sk8park Tuesday evening. “I love this skatepark,” Covington, 27 today, said. — Scott Hunter photo...

 
 People    August 28, 2013

Bachelor's earned

Brandon C. Heintz, of Electric City, has graduated with a Bachelor of Sport Science degree in Sports Management from the United States Sports Academy, the school announced. The academy is an independent, nonprofit institution that offers...

 
 People    August 14, 2013

Celebrate 45th reunion

Coulee Dam High School Class of 1968 recently celebrated their 45th class reunion Aug. 2 and 3....

 
 People    July 31, 2013

Celebrate fifty years

The Coulee Dam High School Class of 1963 celebrated its 50th Reunion Saturday May 20 with a dinner at Pepper Jack’s Restaurant. Left to right: back row - Dean Skorheim, Larry Johnson, Fred Kayler,...

 
 People    July 24, 2013

Boyds celebrate 50th anniversary

Chuck and Dodie Boyd recently celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary at the home of their son and wife Jeff and Jennifer Boyd in Spokane. A beautiful family dinner was held with family members...

 
 People    July 24, 2013

Boyd Galbraith earns doctor degree

Aaron Boyd Galbraith was awarded a degree of Doctor of Medicine recently from the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth University in Hanover, N.H. Galbraith is the son of Allan Galbraith and Lorena...

 
 People    July 10, 2013

Skordas now manager of Lower Colorado Dams

Rob Skordas, who had a chiropractic practice in Grand Coulee years ago but changed careers, is now the manager of Bureau of Reclamation’s Lower Colorado Dams Office, which manages, operates and...

 
 People    July 3, 2013

Fischer/Westcott to wed July 20th

Randy and Sue Fischer of Electric City are proud to announce the forthcoming marriage of their son Zachary Steven Fischer to Alma Melissa Westcott, daughter of Rodney and Graciela Westcott of Bonita,...

 
 People    June 19, 2013

McGuire/Whitelaw to wed Sept. 14

Hunter and Tanner Whitelaw are proud to announce the forthcoming marriage of their parents Tera McGuire and Jonah Whitelaw. Tera is the daughter of Rich and Judy McGuire of Grand Coulee. She is a...

 
 People    June 19, 2013

Rickard to celebrate 100th birthday

A celebration for Donna Mae Rickard’s 100th birthdaywill be held in Omak and Coulee Dam. The Omak celebration will be Monday, June 24, from 2-3:30 p.m. at Apple Springs, 1001 Senna. In Coulee Dam the event is scheduled for Sunday, June 30, from...

 
 By Frankie Delano    People    June 19, 2013

Shopping and junking in the coulee

Detective Frankie D. here - again - after a couple of weeks off. You can bet your booties that yard sale shoppers in the Coulee are in for a heck of a ride this summer if the half-dozen sales held in Electric, Grand and Elmer Cities are a true...

 
 People    June 12, 2013

70th reunion celebrated

Five men and one woman were on hand last week to celebrate their 70th Mason City High School class reunion. The five men were graduates of 1943, and the woman graduated in 1946. In the picture, from...

 
 People    June 12, 2013

Donna Mae to Rickard celebrate century mark

A celebration for Donna Mae Rickard’s 100th birthdaywill be held in Omak and Coulee Dam. The Omak celebration will be Monday, June 24, from 2-3:30 p.m. at Apple Springs, 1001 Senna. In Coulee Dam the event is scheduled for Sunday, June 30, from...

 
 People    May 29, 2013

Sign is senior's project

Lake Roosevelt senior Emily Williams along with help from her father Ron, left, and school district Superinendent Dennis Carlson looking on, installs the “Career Technical Education” sign she...

 
 People    March 27, 2013

Moving on

Army First Sergeant Anthony (Tony) Wilson returned from Afghanistan in November, 2012. He spent 13 months in Afghanistan as the First Sergeant of the 737th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company. Fort...

 
 People    December 5, 2012

Prince gets promoted

Michelle M. Prince, daughter of Sergeant First Class Sara Zlateff and Lieutenant Colonel Pat Zlateff both U.S. Army retired, has been promoted to Petty Officer First Class or PO1. She is currently...

 
 People    October 31, 2012

Hendricksons celebrate 40 years

Bob and Sandy Hendrickson of Coulee Dam celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary last Saturday. The couple were married in Spokane, Wash., on Oct. 27, 1972. They have enjoyed living in the Nespelem...

 
 People    October 17, 2012

Keck/Branco united in marriage

Samantha Leigh Keck and Todd Robert Branco were married Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, at the Bellingham Courthouse.  Superior Court Commissioner Leon Henley officiated.   Plans for a vow renewal will...

 
 By Scott Hunter    People    October 17, 2012

First Place in pet show

Kati Goodall and Marisha Hobrecht stop for a photo with Goodall's dog, Addy, after winning first place in the Coulee Fall Festival pet show at the North Dam Park skatepark Saturday. A total of 15...

 
 People    October 3, 2012

Winning big

The Ephrata Raceway Park Motocross Series Schedule ran from March through Sept 2012. Dakota Seylor(nickname Kodman) raced 2 divisions: 1st class 7-11 year old, bike size 85cc to 150cc (Suzuki);...

 
 People    September 26, 2012

Rinkers celebrate 60th anniversary

Ron and Bonnie Rinker of Electric City are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary with an anniversary party at Banks Lake Golf and Country Club in Electric City. The event is being planned by their son and daughter-in-law Dale and Lynne Rinker...

 
 People    September 26, 2012

Rosco completes basic

Navy Seaman Recruit Scott D. Rosco, son of Candi M. and Gary V. Rosco of Electric City, Wash., recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the eight-week program, Rosco completed a variety of...

 
 People    September 19, 2012

Petersons receive mission call

Long-time Coulee Dam residents, L. Kent and Linda Peterson, have received a mission call from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Their service will be for a duration of 18 months at the...

 
 People    August 22, 2012

It’s a boy for the Aveys

Jared and Rebecca Avey of Sherwood, Ore., are delighted to announce the birth of their son Jesse Andrew Avey. He was born Saturday, August 11, 2012, on his mother’s birthday, weighing 8 lbs., 5 oz., and was 20 inches in length. Brother Gabe, Timmy...

 
 People    August 15, 2012

Two local girls in National Pageant

Allison Rice and Alexia Ryan competed in the International Girl National Pageant in Branson Missouri July 31 through August 4 according to Grandmother Carol Schoning. Allison, state beauty winner,...

 
 People    August 8, 2012

Tracy/McLennan united in marriage

Ryan Tracy and Linsey McLennan were married on Friday, July 27, 2012, in San Diego, Calif.  The wedding was an elegant ceremony in front of family and friends at the Women’s Club at Mission Beach....

 
 People    August 8, 2012

Roberts pursuing doctorate at WSU

Wade Roberts, son of Merle and Linda Roberts of Grand Coulee, graduated from Whitworth University in May with honors. A 2007 graduate of Lake Roosevelt High School, Wade received a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts in Sculpture....

 
 People    June 27, 2012

Local weight loss queen to get international honor

Gayle Rayoum, of Coulee Dam, was crowned Washington State Queen at the TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) State Convention in Ocean Shores in May. Rayoum lost a total of 118 pounds to reach her goal and...

 
 People    June 20, 2012

Toulou/Aldrich to wed July 28

Madisyn and Wyatt Toulou would like to announce the engagement of their parents along with Malcom Carson Jr. who would like to announce the engagement of his mother Kisha Marie Aldrich and Ronald...

 
 People    June 20, 2012

It’s a girl for Friedlander/Ogle

Tasheena Friedlander and James Ogle of Nespelem are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Larryssa Leslie Lynn Friedlander born on Saturday, June 2, 2012, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee. She weighed 7 lbs., 9 oz., and was 20...

 
 People    June 20, 2012

Proctor receives UM scholarship

Cody Proctor, of Grand Coulee, has been awarded a $6,000 Montana Broadcasters Association/Joe Durso Jr. Memorial Scholarship from The University of Montana. Proctor is a UM senior majoring in broadcast journalism. She is a 2008 graduate of Lake...

 
 People    June 13, 2012

Bring home awards from pageant

Three local girls competed in the PNW International Girl 2012 pageant in Tacoma May 24-26 where crowns, trophies, tiaras and titles were brought home. Jaylyn Kensler, first time in a pageant, took...

 

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