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Semi crashes through restaurant

A semi loaded with boxes of apples crashed through a corner of Hometown Pizza at lunchtime today, hurting no one inside but seriously injuring the driver, who may have chosen to avoid two cars in...

Ice Age Park bid rejected

People in Electric City spoke for and against building a new park last week, with most agreeing that a new park would be good, but with little agreement on how far over budget an offered bid was or on where the money should come from. The Ice Age... Full story

Busted: Lincoln County mail theft suspects

Lincoln County sheriff deputies booked two people into jail last week after a very precise caller alerted them to what appeared to be ongoing theft from rural mailboxes. Three deputies responded to the area north of Davenport about 7 p.m. Feb. 11,...

Newsbriefs

Corridor group will meet here The Coulee Corridor National Scenic Byway organization will meet in Grand Coulee Feb. 21 at noon at Pepper Jack’s Bar and Grille. The corridor group, which meets each month somewhere along the corridor that spans...

People are using the recycling bin

People have been using the recycling receptacles placed at the Delano Regional Transfer Station, but not everyone has been using them correctly, resulting in contaminated loads which could lead to the recycling service going away. The Regional...

City council drops fireworks law it considered

An ordinance banning fireworks from Electric City that was being considered has been dropped by the city council. At their Feb. 11 council meeting, the matter was discussed by council members, Fire Chief Mark Payne, and more, that since most...

Coulee Cops

Coulee Dam Police 2/10 - A student was arrested for assault after she fought with another student in the hallway at Lake Roosevelt, reportedly over the other student talking about her family over social media. 2/11 - Five post office boxes were...

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Everybody's right in Electric City

Citizens in Electric City discussing the devil-containing details of park financing in Electric City are right to push the subject, on both sides of the discussion. Councilmember Cate Slater is right when she says there is “not a lot of stuff...

Cheers for American Legion

The 2020 race for the White House is heating. It’s shaping up to be a referendum on America’s market-based economic system. The central question: is government or the private sector going to... Full story

2019 U.S. extreme weather recap

Since 1980, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) has tracked United States weather and climate events. This tracking...

Healthy Forests are the key to wildfire prevention

In Central Washington, we understand that healthy forests are the true key to wildfire prevention. Each summer, we come face-to-face with the threat wildfires pose to our land, our communities, and our health. We are blessed to live in such a...

The lasting legacy of Camp Columbia

As a child growing up in west Coulee Dam, our outdoor playground was built by the toil of young unmarried men of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). The CCC was born out of the Great Depression in...

Quite a valentine

Brad Oliver proposes to Patty Davis at the conclusion of her PK's Culinary Valentines Day dinner weekend Saturday night. The local businessman involved in the Wine Bar and Coulee Internet said Davis,...

Climatologist to speak at the library Feb. 25

Washington State Climatologist Nick Bond will talk about the impacts that warming oceans and environmental degradation have on dwindling Northwest salmon populations at 3 p.m., at the Grand Coulee...

Meetings & Notices

Chamber to Meet at La Presa Chamber will meet this Thursday, February 20, at the La Presa Mexican Restaurant, Grand Coulee. The meeting will start at noon with general business on the agenda. Grant County Fire Dist. 14 to Meet  The Grant County...

Janice Bonamici Erickson

Janice Bonamici Erickson, 66, passed away Friday, February 7, 2020, peacefully with loved ones by her side in Spokane, Washington. Jan was born January 11, 1954, to Anthony and Geneva Bonamici in... Full story

Margaret E. Rice Kendall

Our loving mother, Margaret E. (Mickey) Rice Kendall, passed away peacefully in Spokane, Washington. Tuesday, February 11, 2020. Mickey was born the third child of Theo. R. and Bernice E. Rice on the... Full story

Star Obituary Policy

There is a $50 charge for obituaries published in the Star. This includes a photo and up to 500 words. Reminders for Celebrations of Life and Death Notices are $25. Articles must be either e-mailed, faxed or dropped off at the Star office. They... Full story

Raider grapplers heading to State tourney

Raider wrestlers are state bound following a successful performance at regionals last weekend. Ten out of 12 Raider wrestlers who competed at the regional tournament in Oroville on Saturday will be...

Raiders beat Hornets, lose to Bears

The Raiders competed in league basketball playoffs this past week, defeating the Hornets and losing to the Bears, and now move onto a district crossover game on Friday. Lake Roosevelt defeated the...

Ladies two for three

The basketball postseason is in full swing with the Lady Raiders defeating Tonasket, losing to Waterville, beating Liberty Bell, and now progressing onto the district crossover game this Saturday in...

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