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 By Glo Carroll    Opinion    July 5, 2017

Questions for candidates

Here are three questions/concerns/issues that have been posed by our community members to candidates in the upcoming August primary and November election.  Again, I have no favor toward any candidate. I am simply asking questions so that voters can... Full story

 By Glo Carroll    Opinion    June 28, 2017

Specific questions for candidates and an idea

I recently asked local candidates to tell us about their candidacy. After polling local folks and hearing from more than a few folks on social media, it seems there are specific questions that we’d like to pose to the candidates. These are two of... Full story

 By Glo Carroll    Opinion    June 21, 2017

Local candidates should lead by example

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and... Full story


Here's a way to help our schools

We would like to take a moment to introduce the community to a funding site that allows us to donate to projects AT OUR SCHOOLS in OUR CLASSROOMS. It is DonorsChoose.Org. This site allows teachers to post a specific project and the funding needed to... Full story

 By Glo Carroll    Opinion    July 15, 2015

Beer tent did not cause sky to fall

I had a unique opportunity to see first hand the impact of the Beer Tent during the Festival of America. THERE WAS NONE. NOTHING. There was NO negative impact. It was right here, I could hear it and see it. Before the Festival, people predicted... Full story


No transition - not surprising, but amazing

We’ve often commented upon the actions of our now out-going mayor and some town council members. Their lack of concern, bullying tactics and adverse actions towards our town and its citizens have been duly noted and as a result YOU removed them... Full story

 By Glo Carroll    Opinion    June 12, 2013

Gardening in the Coulee

A friend, Frank Ward, said that if you are a gardener, you have got to love weeding. In my life, I have discovered many truisms that I like to call BFOs: Brilliant Flashes of the Obvious. Spot on! This is my 6th Summer growing a garden — in my... Full story

 By Glo Carroll    Opinion    May 22, 2013

We are good people

We plant our gardens, wash our windows, get our animals ready for summer. We rotate our canned goods, plan summer events, dream of sitting out with our neighbors and chatting while the warm breeze runs through and the sun calls it a day. Now imagine... Full story


Same song, second verse

At the Coulee Dam Town Council meeting held on March 27th, Councilperson Bob Poch stated that "we" could not just walk away from $1.5 million on the table from IHS for the proposed Waste Water Treatment Facility and that more and sufficient time is... Full story


Attend runaway council meetings

As everyone knows, the proposed new waste water treatment plant is being discussed at Coulee Dam Council meetings. There are a few people who religiously attend this meeting and do all they can to keep a run-away Town Council in check. Their... Full story


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