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Donations accepted

The school board accepted donations at its meeting a week ago. The Grand Coulee Dam PTA gave $25 to the resource room supply needs; Bridget Gabriel gave $1,500 to purchase books for K-12; the Grand Coulee Community Church gave $200 for the nurse’s room; and Schweitzer Engineering, Inc., gave $200 for the school’s math and science programs.

Easter music coming

“Easter Song” a musical presentation, is scheduled for St. Henry’s Catholic Church at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 9. The presentation will be put on by the Grand Coulee Dam Area Community Choir. Refreshments will be served.

Trash contract up for discussion

The Regional Board of Mayors will be discussing an ongoing contract with Sunrise Disposal for garbage collection service when they meet Monday, April 10, at 4 p.m., at the Electric City council chambers.

Tree ceremony planned

A ceremonial tree planting will be held on Arbor Day in Coulee Dam’s Douglas Park at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 12. Two European ash trees will be planted. The town was recently recognized as a “Tree City USA” municipality for its ongoing efforts to take care of its trees.

Park work awarded

The Coulee Area Park and Recreation District has awarded a contract to Taylor Enterprises to care for North Dam Park in 2017. The company bid $18,578 to do a more limited maintenance plan than has been accepted in the past. Bidding was capped at $20,000 in the request for bids. Last year the district spent more than $30,000.

Chair Bob Valen said Taylor’s offer to do some extra work, such as restroom maintenance during festivals, helped sway district commissioners.

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