February 19, 2014 | LXXIII, No. 37

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet

The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, Feb. 20, at noon, at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille. Debbie Starkey of Investment Services Northwest will speak about planning retirement.

GCHS Alumni Association Meeting Tonight

The Grand Coulee High School Alumni Association will hold the first of three regularly scheduled meetings for 2014 on Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 1 p.m., at the United Methodist Church, 405 Center St., Grand Coulee. The purpose of the organization is to recognize outstanding graduates of LRHS by awarding scholarships. For more information contact Liz Marcolin 509.633.0190.

OES Meeting

The February meeting for Order of Eastern Star will be held Thursday, Feb. 27, with a regular stated meeting beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Short Form and chapter dress.

Grant County Fire District 14 to Meet

Grant County Fire District 14 will hold its regular monthly meeting Monday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m., at the Electric City fire station.

Learn to Use eReaders and More at the Library

Those that have Kindle, Nook, Kobo, Ectago, Android, MAC, PC, iPad, iPhone or any other eReaders can learn how to use them on Tuesday evenings at 6 p.m. at the Grand Coulee Public Library. The Grand Coulee Library Story time is every Friday at 10:30 a.m. Regular library hours are Mondays and Thursdays 12:30 - 5:30 p.m.; Tuesdays 12:30 - 7:30 p.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. For information concerning library programs or services call 633-0972.

Vote Building Training

Okanogan County Democrats are hosting a “Vote Building Training” at Twisp Works Administration, Gateway Building I Twisp. The workshop starts at noon on Feb. 22, 2014.

Those wanting to attend need to bring a computer. For more information call Gay at 509.996.7897.

Family History Center Available

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints invites all who desire to utilize the Family History Center in the Coulee Dam Chapel, locatee at 806 Spruce Street in Coulee Dam. The center is now open each Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. The family history centers are free and open to the public and staffed by knowledgeable volunteers. Each facility offers both novices and experienced family historians the tools and resources to learn about their ancestors.

Small-Scale Farming Course Offered

Do you have a dream of developing your own small farm? Beginning Thursday, Feb. 27, WSU Extension will be teaching a course called “Cultivating Success” for those interested in learning the basics about operating a successful small farm. The course is a series of classes behing held each Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. beginning Feb. 27 and ending April 24. Classes will be held at the Virginia Grainger building in Okanogan.

Space is limited so to register for this course and for more information call 509.422.7245 or stop by the WSU Extension office in the Okanogan County Courthouse.

American Legion Post 157 Meets

The American Legion Post 157 holds legion meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Vetsí Center in Electric. All veterans are welcome. The next meeting will be held Tuesday, March 11.

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