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 By Jacob Wagner    News 

Nicholson feels vested in school district

Buffy Nicholson has a vested interest in being a Grand Coulee Dam School District director, having two daughters in the district, a son who will be, and other family members, as well.  Nicholson is running for the School Director... — Updated 10/13/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News 

Stanger seeking reelection to board

Having served on the Grand Coulee Dam School District Board of Directors since 2009, Ken “Butch” Stanger would like to serve one last term to see certain things get accomplished.  Stanger, who lives in Belvedere, between Elmer... — Updated 10/13/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News 

Get out and about by hiking Steamboat Rock

Fall is a colorful time to hike Steamboat Rock, nearly as iconic an image to the area as the Grand Coulee Dam. Not only does the state park of the same name offer camping and... — Updated 10/13/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports

Soccer team wins one, loses one

The Lady Raiders lost a Sept. 28 home game to Okanogan with a final score of 9-1. "The game against Okanogan was a tough loss," Assistant Coach Merlee Liberty said, "but it was great to have the opportunity to compete against such... — Updated 10/6/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports

Cross country runs at Tonasket

The Lake Roosevelt Raiders cross country team ran in Tonasket Sept. 30. "Tonasket was a little wetter than I'm used to," Head Coach Matthew Timentwa said. "It rained buckets for about ten minutes right after we arrived, but it... — Updated 10/6/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports

Volleyball goes 1-2 for the week

The Lady Raiders lost two volleyball games and won one this past week, giving them a 4-3 win-loss record. On Sept. 28, the Lady Raiders lost a home game against Manson in three... — Updated 10/6/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News

Scarecrow contest starts soon

Crows might be afraid to fly through the Coulee - with a scarecrow contest coming to decorate local towns. The 2021 Scarecrow Trail is being held by the Grand Coulee Dam Area Chambe... — Updated 10/6/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News

Nicholson unopposed for school board

Being that she is unopposed in the election for Grand Coulee Dam School District's Director #1 position, it looks like Shannon Claire Nicholson of Coulee Dam will fill the seat.... — Updated 10/6/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News

Hensley seeks return to council

Birdie Hensley would like to be back on the Electric City council after just a couple of years being off it. Hensley has served six years total on the council, most recently... — Updated 10/6/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News

Redfield wants to stay in council seat

Current Councilmember Donald Redfield, who brings with him experience in law enforcement and on various clubs and committees, wants to keep his seat on the Electric City council.... — Updated 10/6/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports

Cross country runs at Okanogan

The Lake Roosevelt Raiders cross country team ran at the Okanogan Valley Golf Club Sept. 21, “always a pleasant area to run,” according to Head Coach Matthew Timentwa.  “The course itself is pretty flat and grassy so it is... — Updated 9/29/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports

Volleyball has busy week

The Lady Raiders volleyball squad had a busy week this past week with a win, a loss, and some tournament play. Lake Roosevelt defeated Oroville 3-0 at home in Coulee Dam Sept. 21, then lost to Liberty Bell 3-1 in a road game two... — Updated 9/29/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports

Raiders suffer football loss to Gorillas

The Lake Roosevelt Raiders football team lost 28-8 to the Davenport Sept. 23, unable to stop the Gorillas' running game. Davenport put the first points on the board with a rushing... — Updated 9/29/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports

Soccer suffers a pair of losses

The Lady Raiders soccer team suffered a pair of losses this past week. In Omak on Sept. 21, LR lost 9-1.  In Grand Coulee on Sept. 23, the Lady Raiders lost 4-1 against... — Updated 9/29/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News

Fridays are full STEAM ahead for hands-on LR students

Lake Roosevelt students have been spending Fridays focusing on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) projects.  Junior/Senior High Principal Sara Kennedy... — Updated 9/29/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News

Grand Coulee approves how to spend ARPA funds

Grand Coulee will be spending federal money towards a new waterline, a new ambulance, and more. The Grand Coulee City Council on Sept. 21 approved how they would spend about $292,500 in American Rescue Plan Act funds received from... — Updated 9/29/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News

Housing developments coming to Elmer City, Keller

Housing developments in Elmer City and Keller are being built in the hopes of attracting health care professionals to the areas. On June 8, the Colville Business Council "voted to... — Updated 9/29/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports

Volleyball rocks Tonasket

The Lady Raider volleyball squad defeated Tonasket 3-0 Sept. 16.  “The girls did an amazing job,” Head Coach Meagan Caudell said. “Our focus going into this match was to take each set one at a time. All three sets were... — Updated 9/22/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News

Raider fans reminded to wear masks

Games could be forfeited at high school sports events if fans don’t comply with mask requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic. Raider fans need to wear masks and wear them correctly at Raider indoor events, the school district s... — Updated 9/22/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News

Town gets funds to study main sewage pipe

Elmer City has been awarded a grant to study a critical piece of its wastewater infrastructure, which, if it needs replacing, could tip the decision on building its own treatment plant and splitting from Coulee Dam’s service.... — Updated 9/22/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports

Runners take in Wapato Point

The Lake Roosevelt Raiders cross country team ran five kilometers at Wapato Point in Manson on Saturday.  “I really enjoyed Manson’s cross country course,” Head Coach Matthew Timentwa said. “It’s right there on Lake... — Updated 9/15/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports

Bridgeport squeaks by LR soccer by one

The Lady Raiders soccer team lost their season opener 2-1 to Bridgeport on Saturday in Grand Coulee. Senior Sadie Trotter, one of the team's captains, made LR's goal in the second... — Updated 9/15/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News

Students may go to NYC, DC in June

Lake Roosevelt students in sixth grade and up have the opportunity to go to the eastern United States and see cultural and historical sites in New York City and Washington D.C. The trip, taking place after school is out for the sum... — Updated 9/15/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News

Sidewalks being rebuilt after problems

Sidewalk sections on Main Street and Federal Avenue in Grand Coulee are being replaced again after issues came up following the original 2015 installation. The 2015 project to... — Updated 9/15/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News

School levy votes coming in 2022

Local voters will decide whether to support at least one school levy in the spring of 2022 that would take effect in 2023. The Grand Coulee Dam School District currently has three levies, all expiring before 2023. Superintendent... — Updated 9/15/2021

 

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