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 By Jacob Wagner    News    October 16, 2019 

Deputy: Prop 1 could change criminal dynamic in county

A proposition on the November ballot could bring millions of dollars into Grant County coffers to fund a new jail and add to local police budgets, and two officers explained the measure at a luncheon...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    October 16, 2019 

Birdie Hensley is running for council position 2 in Electric City

"I'm always interested in the places I live and what's going on and I'd like to be a part of it," Birdie Hensley said about running for reelection on the city council. "If you're not on the council yo...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    October 16, 2019 

Rupe running for council pos. #2 in Electric City

Bob Rupe is running again for Electric City council. Rupe previously served on the council for 12 years, the last time being about eight years ago, he said. Rupe said he'd like to work on the city's...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports    October 16, 2019 

A win and two losses for soccer

The Lady Raiders soccer team came out with a win over Manson sandwiched between two losses to Bridgeport last week. The Lady Raiders lost 4-1 in Bridgeport against the Fillies Oct. 8, when Maddisyn...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports    October 16, 2019 

LR football's first loss comes in Chewelah

The Raider football team suffered their first loss of the season, losing by three points in Chewelah in a non-league game last week. The Raiders lost 21-18 to Jenkins High School in Chewelah at the Cougars’ home field Oct. 11. “It was a great...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports    October 16, 2019 

Ladies kill it in vb road games

The Lady Raiders volleyball squad won two games last week against both Oroville and Wilbur/Creston.  Lake Roosevelt defeated the Hornets in Oroville Oct. 10 in three quick sets, scored 25-9, 25-15, and 25-10.  “Easy win for us on the road, which...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports    October 16, 2019 

Cross Country runs at Omak/ Moses Lake

Lake Roosevelt cross country ran last week in Omak and Moses Lake, where eighth-grader Chase Marchand placed first in the middle school races. The runners went to East Side Park in Omak on Oct. 9. Colton Jackson was the top placing Raider in the...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports    October 9, 2019

Raiders beat White Swan

The Raiders are still undefeated in football this season after turning White Swan into an ugly duckling Friday. At Lake Roosevelt's homecoming game, LR and White Swan both walked onto Greene Field...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports    October 9, 2019

Raiders score firsts in CC

The Raiders ran well at Tonasket Oct. 3, when Kyle Edmo placed first out of 27 runners for high school boys, and Chase Marchand finished first in the middle school race out of 29 runners. Edmo finishe...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports    October 9, 2019

Ladies splits week with win, loss

The Lady Raiders volleyball squad lost a close game against Liberty Bell but then won solidly against Bridgeport last week. On the road against Liberty Bell, Oct. 1, the Lady Raiders lost three sets...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports    October 9, 2019

No rest for Raiders in tie and loss

The Lady Raiders soccer team broke even with Omak and lost to Liberty Bell last week, both games played with nine players per team. Lake Roosevelt hosted the Omak Pioneers Oct. 1, ending in a 3-3...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    October 9, 2019

Carole Nordine wants to see projects through on council

Having been appointed to the Electric City Council twice, Carol Nordine would like to continue in that role to see projects finished and new ones begun. Now she'd like to be elected to keep her seat a...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    October 9, 2019

Cate Slater thinks council should be more open

Cate Slater is running for city council Position 4 in Electric City, wanting to give back to the community she's come to call home. Slater said she'd talk with friends, family, and coworkers about...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    October 2, 2019

City breaks ground on Ice Age Park

Officials broke ground on Electric City's first park, an Ice Age-themed area expected to be finished near the end of July, 2020 at a cost of over a half million dollars. A ground-breaking event at...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    October 2, 2019

Bussert seeks reelection on Electric City council

Lonna Bussert has been on the Electric City council about 10 years and is running against challenger Cheryl Hoffman to keep her seat. One of the projects she cares about the most is the Ice Age Park...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    October 2, 2019

Cheryl Hoffman running for council

Cheryl Hoffman is running for a seat on the Electric City Council. "I chose to run because I disagree with a number of decisions the council has made," Hoffman said in an interview with The Star. "I...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    October 2, 2019

Local artists nominated for national music awards

Local men Tim Brooks and Faran Sohappy both participated in the recording of a song nominated for both the Indian Summer Music Awards and the Native American Music Awards. "Grand Coulee resident...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports    October 2, 2019

Lady Raiders soccer lose, then fight to win two

Lady Raiders soccer has had a busy week with two victories and a loss. In Tonasket Sept. 24, the Lady Raiders lost 7-1, outnumbered by the Lady Tigers 11 players to eight. "The match went very well,...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports    October 2, 2019

Ladies win two in volleyball

Lady Raider volleyball swept away the competition this past week, defeating both Tonasket and Soap Lake three sets to zero. The Lady Raiders took down the Tonasket Lady Tigers in Tonasket on Sept. 24...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports    October 2, 2019

Raider defense shuts out Manson

The Lake Roosevelt Raiders continue to win in football, shutting out Manson on the road on Friday with a 28-0 victory. LR is ranked ninth in the state for 2B schools according to an Associated Press poll released prior to the victory. The Raiders...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports    October 2, 2019

Cross country makes it personal

The Raider cross country crew ran last week at the Omak Golf Course in the Okanogan Invite, where all of the Raider runners set personal records. “The Okanogan Invite went great!” Head Coach Ann Green said. “Everybody set new personal records,...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports    October 2, 2019

School board approves c-squad

A “c-squad” was approved last week for high school volleyball, with the sport having enough students signed up to warrant it. The Grand Coulee Dam School District directors approved the c-squad at their Sept. 23 meeting, and if boys basketball...

 

Joint wastewater treatment facility wins awards but is getting old

Grand Coulee’s wastewater treatment plant, which it shares with Electric City, is getting old, and officials are beginning to look into upgrading or replacing it. A representative from the state Dept. of Ecology presented Grand Coulee Sept. 17...

 

Townsend wants to keep mayoral work

Grand Coulee's incumbent Mayor Paul Townsend is seeking reelection. "I'm looking forward to another opportunity to continue on serving the community, and hopefully we just keep growing and improving...

 

Whitney running for mayor of Grand Coulee

Cameron Whitney, mayoral candidate in Grand Coulee, is hoping to boost the curb appeal of the town. Having travelled to Grand Coulee throughout his life, Whitney settled here with his partner Tracey...

 

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