GCD Schools Closed

There will be no school today for the Grand Coulee Dam School District due to the... — Updated 11/30/2022

Levy certified as passed in each county

When it was all said and done, the Grand Coulee Dam School District Proposition No. 1 passed in each of the four counties where it was on the ballot earlier this month. The levy election was certified by county election officials... — Updated 11/30/2022

Room for more

Mason Marin and his mother, Melissa Gross, are among those who turned out for the Turkey Trott on Thanksgiving Day as the sun broke through the fog on Steamboat Rock behind them.... — Updated 11/30/2022

City will set aside money for Coulee Playland improvements

Electric City will set aside some of the money collected from tourists to make improvements to Coulee Playland, which sits on city-managed land. The city learned last month that it would need to invest in the campground to comply... — Updated 11/30/2022

LR senior class will head to San Diego

Lake Roosevelt's senior class trip to San Diego got a thumbs up from the school board Monday night, a reward for hard work at fundraising. "I have yet to see these kids not make... — Updated 11/30/2022

Gift territory

Shoppers and sellers chat at Coulee Dam City Hall Saturday, where the Ridge Riders organized the Holiday Market bazaar. Vendors reported a steady flow of customers at the event.... — Updated 11/30/2022

Ready for the draw

Santa and an elf pause among the pre-decorated Christmas trees at the Grand Coulee Dam Senior Center Saturday, where the seniors will draw winners of the $1 raffle... — Updated 11/30/2022

To read The Star online, do this:

1. Go to www.grandcoulee.com with your browser. 2. To get instant access, click the small ad in the upper right corner, circled in red here. It's linked to a page with a form for... — Updated 11/30/2022

How to attend public meetings in the Grand Coulee Dam area

With multiple towns, boards, and districts, there are lots of meetings happening in the Grand Coulee Dam area that each offer opportunity to engage in the processes that affect... — Updated 11/30/2022

Dollar General workplace violations noted

There have been a few letters to the editor of The Star newspaper regarding the unofficial “announcement” of Dollar General Corporation being interested in establishing a store... — Updated 11/30/2022

Consider the effect on the community

I applaud Mr. Darryl Hackworth for his ambition and eye for opportunity — certainly that is part of our forward thrusting culture. However, I do believe there are some important facts to deliberate upon when considering... — Updated 11/30/2022

A reminder to be thankful

We shouldn’t need a date on the calendar to remind us to be thankful. I am thankful all year long for my family. While they are scattered from Louisiana to north of Everett, it is like they are with me all year long. On... — Updated 11/30/2022

Diesel shortage imperils rural communities most

Last week, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that distillate inventories (which include diesel) were at their lowest levels since 1951—currently we only have a 27-day supply remaining. That means if all... — Updated 11/30/2022

People returning to stores

The good news is, despite higher prices, inflation and safety concerns, more Christmas shoppers are browsing on-line but making in-store purchases. The National Retail Federation... — Updated 11/30/2022

It's a girl for Vera/McCraigie-Boyd

Kylee Vera and Tevin McCraigie-Boyd of Nespelem, Washington, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Zayva Rosely McCraigie-Boyd born Tuesday, November 15, 2022, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Washington. She... — Updated 11/30/2022

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 11/21 - Neither party wished to pursue charges following a fight at a Bridgeport Highway residence. A woman had reported being pushed by a man during an argument, and pushing back. She also reported her tail... — Updated 11/30/2022

Winter reading program begins Thursday, Dec. 1

NCW Libraries wants to crank up the reading thermometer through the cold winter months. The library district’s annual all-ages Winter Reading Program kicks off Dec. 1 with a goal of collectively reading 1,000 books across North... — Updated 11/30/2022

Christmas play to open December 2

The Enchanted Bookshop Christmas will be the Christmas play presented at the Masquers Theater opening Friday December 2 at 7:30pm, then Dec 3 and Dec 4 at 2:00pm. And presented the following weekend with a Friday 7;30 evening... — Updated 11/30/2022

Attention veterans

A Veterans Service Officer will be at the Electric City Post every 2nd Tuesday of each month from 12:00-5:00. For appointments contact Tony at 509.754.2011 ext.... — Updated 11/30/2022

Meetings & Notices

Food Bank on Regular Hours Care & Share Food Bank regular hours are 1-3 pm Fridays. We will give out Christmas boxes on Dec 16, 12-3 pm. Join our Facebook Group. Questions call Pastor Shawn at 633-2566. AA Meetings in the Local... — Updated 11/30/2022

Pick a tag off the Trees of Sharing to make a child's Christmas

Christmas is on our minds! Trees of Sharing 2022 decorated trees are now out with ornament tags with children’s wishes will be available at North Cascades Bank, Safeway Pharmacy, Spokane Teachers Credit Union, and Harvest... — Updated 11/30/2022

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 11/30/2022

DOH unveils free teacher resources to bring public health and climate change data into the classroom

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday announced new educational resources created to introduce students and teachers to public health and climate... — Updated 11/30/2022

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