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City’s open house tonight

The city of Grand Coulee will hold an open house this evening (Wednesday) at 6 p.m. so planning commission members can discuss proposed changes to the city’s Comprehensive Plan.

Visitors will be able to ask questions, make suggestions and generally get an understanding of where the city is planning to go. A survey will be available to the public attending.

New coaches hired

The school board completed two hires, both in basketball, at its meeting Monday night.

Hired were Jeremy Crollard as head boys bask etball coach at Lake Roosevelt High School.

Ty Egbert, a former basketball star at LRHS, was hired as Crollard’s assistant y coach. See the story on page 7.

Raider of week for elementary

Lake Roosevelt Elementary School is going to have a “Raider of the Week” this year instead of a “Raider of the Month” program. This year, Principal Lisa Lakin said, the emphasis is going to be on attendance. She told the school board Monday that two absences a month can really affect learning.

No Veterans Day breakfast

The American Legion announced this week that it will not hold its annual Veteran’s Day breakfast. Officials reported that they will be distributing their ”gently used” coats for those in need on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Recycle antifreeze at Delano

You can dump your used antifreeze now at the Delano Regional Transfer Station. This service is for antifreeze generated from households only. The Transfer Station is open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m to 2 p.m., and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

No bags needed

The Care and Share Food Bank is no longer in need of used grocery bags, as the organization is encouraging those receiving food to bring their own containers. The food bank is open 2-4 p.m. on Fridays.

Free food in Coulee City

Second Harvest of the Inland Northwest will give out 10,000 pounds of free food in Coulee City Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. at the Umpqua Bank. “All are welcome! No appointment is necessary; no documentation is required,” a news release said.

School festival Thursday night

A “Harvest Festival” is being planned at Lake Roosevelt Elementary school Thursday, Oct. 26, from 5-7 p.m. There will be carnival games, a costume contest and food. Tickets are 50 cents each; if you bring a non-expired canned food item for the food drive, a child earns a free ticket. Dinner of a hot dog, chips and a drink will be $3.50. Cotton candy will be available for $1 and popcorn for 50 cents.

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