Tribes breaks ground on new convalescent center

Ceremonial gold shovels overturned dirt after prayers, songs and speeches Tuesday, celebrating the coming construction of a new convalescent center north of Elmer City, where the... — Updated 4/10/2024

Grand Coulee may get another shot at DOJ grant, with fewer strings attached

A large law enforcement grant Grand Coulee turned down last year due to lack of matching funds may have a new lease on life. A U.S. Department of Justice representative contacted the city last month indicating the department... — Updated 4/10/2024

Community Town Hall re-rescheduled: May 18

The Regional Board of Mayors again rescheduled the Whole-Community Town Hall, and much of the discussion will center on the possible creation of a regional EMS district for ambulance services. The joint public meeting will take... — Updated 4/10/2024

Unsecured loads at Delano are about to cost you

If you’ve gotten in the habit of driving uncovered loads to Delano, you will now see a fine for that on your bill, according to the board that oversees the transfer station. The Regional Board of Mayors discussed the issue at... — Updated 4/10/2024

Sanctuary gets makeover

The sanctuary of the Seventh Day Adventist Church on SR-174 in Grand Coulee gets a makeover Thursday as members, along with those from the Abundant Life SDA church in Wenatchee... — Updated 4/10/2024

Taking action on the maternal health crisis

Last month, I traveled to Anchorage, Alaska for a Maternal and Child Health Conference. This conference brought together maternal health experts and advocates to discuss the heart-wrenching maternal health crisis in our country... — Updated 4/10/2024

Send Conroy to Congress

Carmela Conroy gives eastern Washington voters the unusual, important opportunity to elect a foreign policy expert as their US Representative. As Foreign Service Officer for 24 years, she served in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Norway,... — Updated 4/10/2024

Where have all the "ohs" and "ahs" gone?

Ohs and ahs were the favorite two words uttered in the early days when visitors viewed Grand Coulee Dam. My first experience with the dam was in 1948, when a couple of buddies and I escaped the halls of our high school for the... — Updated 4/10/2024

Biden Administration violating consumer choice

In the United States, one of our most important freedoms is individual choice. However, the Biden Administration has unmistakably signaled its determination to advance its aggressive climate agenda at any cost — even at the... — Updated 4/10/2024

Masquers Theater Presents Drama "Love Letters"

In its continuation of the year of well received plays, the Masquers Theater proudly announces its upcoming production of the drama “Love Letters” written by A.R Gurney. This two-person drama is being performed by theater... — Updated 4/10/2024

NCW libraries to offer virtual program on apple industry

Learn about the history of Washington’s apple industry in the Humanities Washington virtual program “Big Apples, Big Business: How Washington Became the Apple State,” offered by NCW Libraries on April 17. This free program... — Updated 4/10/2024

Meetings and Notices

Grant Count Mosquito Dist. to Meet Grant County Mosquito District #2 will hold its monthly meeting this Thursday, Wednesday, April 11, 2024 at 4pm at 210 W. Coulee Blvd. in Electric City. Area AA Meetings In Electric City, the... — Updated 4/10/2024

Library happenings for April

oin NCW Libraries in celebrating its libraries and outreach services -- and the library workers who connect NCW residents to valuable resources, information, and experiences. Throughout National Library Week, we will take to... — Updated 4/10/2024

District releases Grant County Community Health Assessment

Grant County Health District (GCHD) released its 2023/2024 Grant County Community Health Assessment (CHA) last week, with a a comprehensive look at the overall health of Grant County. The CHA highlights both challenges and... — Updated 4/10/2024

Coulee Cops

Coulee Dam Police 3/31 - An Electric City man detailed to police an online scam that involved his applying for a loan, getting approved, then being asked to take insurance on the loan, making a $500 payment with a gift card... — Updated 4/10/2024

All-class reunion coming in June

The Coulee Dam All Class Reunion will be held the weekend of June 21 (Friday), June 22 (Saturday), and June 23 (Sunday), 2024 with catered dinners at the Lake Roosevelt High School Gym on Friday and Saturday nights, and a picnic... — Updated 4/10/2024

Counties required to adopt security system

All counties are required to install “Albert Systems,” a technology that notifies counties when there is an attempted cybersecurity attack, under a bill Secretary of State Steve Hobbs endorsed. Even though ballot counting... — Updated 4/10/2024

Bonnice Sieker

Bonnice Sieker, 74, graduated to Heaven on Tuesday, March 19, 2024,in Spokane, Washington. A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 26, at Faith Community Church in Electric... — Updated 4/10/2024

Joseph William Louie

Joseph William Louie, affectionately known as Jobe, a beloved father, son, brother, uncle and friend, passed away on April 6th, 2024, while peacefully at home in Tacoma,... — Updated 4/10/2024

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... — Updated 4/10/2024

School board OKs club trip plans

Lake Roosevelt Jr/Sr High School clubs are planning trips to Seattle and Montana, following Monday night’s school board blessing. The school’s Knowledge Bowl competitors will head to the University of Washington on a trip... — Updated 4/10/2024

Lake Roosevelt sports updates

Softball Lake Roosevelt's Lady Raiders were ranked 12th in the state Tuesday night on WIAA's RPI ranking of 47 fast-pitch softball teams at 2B-class schools in Washington state. LR... — Updated 4/10/2024


Town of Coulee Dam Notice of Public Hearing NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN; The town of Coulee Dam has published this Notice of Public Hearing of the Town Council to provide the opportunity to comment on the proposed adoption by... — Updated 4/10/2024

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