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 By Jacob Wagner    Sports 

This week in sports

Lady Raiders win three of four close games The Lady Raiders fastpitch team lost a close one to Omak before winning both games of a double header with Almira-Coulee-Hartline last... — Updated 5/5/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News 

Positions up for election this year for local councils, boards

Voters will decide on about 30 positions up for election in the 2021 elections for local town councils, school boards, and more. Candidate filings of intent to run for these offices are open from May 17-21. Grand Coulee Three... — Updated 5/5/2021 Full story

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News 

New police car badging discussed ... and discussed again

You may be able to spot a Grand Coulee Police car more easily if the department gets new badging for their cars.  The topic of "rebadging" eight Grand Coulee Police patrol cars... — Updated 5/5/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News 

Speed signs proposed for Grand Coulee's SR-174 city limits

The city of Grand Coulee is considering installing electronic speed limit signs on both ends of the city limits along SR-174 and paying for it with money brought in from a public... — Updated 5/5/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News 

High school is planning a prom

Lake Roosevelt High School intends to hold a high school prom this month to give its students a sense of normalcy.  “We believe as a district that students need a sense of normal and that traditional events should continue... — Updated 5/5/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News 

State COVID recovery plan "paused"

Local counties remain in Phase 3 of Washington's COVID-19 recovery plan, which means that the local Colorama Festival with its variety of activities in the area can go on as... — Updated 5/5/2021 Full story

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News

Library going through controversial changes

Community members aren't happy with library-related decisions made at the administrative level that have affected the local library and that have led to the resignation of branch... — Updated 4/29/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports

The week in Raider sports

Softball loses to Brewster, splits DH with Tonasket The Lady Raiders' fastpitch team won one and lost two this past week.  Lake Roosevelt lost the April 20 road game against... — Updated 4/28/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    School

NAC chosen as school architect

School leaders chose NAC Architecture as the district’s new architect during their April 26 board meeting.  A week prior, the Grand Coulee Dam School District Board of Directors had interviewed both NAC and Design West... — Updated 4/28/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News

Colorama parade is a go

The Colorama parade will be held like normal along it’s Midway Avenue route, but button raffles will be held online with multiple prize drawings held over multiple days.  “The parade is on!” Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of... — Updated 4/28/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News

Continued B Street closure concerns city

The continued closure of a city emergency route during a long-stalled federal construction project is worrying the city council in Grand Coulee. During their April 20 meeting, the Grand Coulee City Council discussed the continued... — Updated 4/28/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    School

Principal will resign to take position in Okanogan

Lake Roosevelt Junior/Senior High School is in need of a new principal again with current Principal Kirk Marshlain resigning to take a special education director position in Okanogan.  The Grand Coulee Dam School District Board... — Updated 4/28/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News

Triple Fish, Crab Feed events both successes

The Community Crab Feed and Triple Fish Challenge events held this past weekend and sponsored by the local chamber of commerce were judged a success, especially by the angler who has been trying to win that tournament since he was... — Updated 4/21/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News

School board interviews architects

Next Monday the Grand Coulee Dam School District Board of Directors will choose an architect to help design the future of their facilities. On April 19, the board interviewed two... — Updated 4/21/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News

City officials might have to go there to finish project

Receiving no response from the contractor that built their wastewater treatment plant, nearly to completion, has led Coulee Dam representatives to consider taking a trip to the contractor’s office across the state so the city... — Updated 4/21/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News

Tribes interested in city's "community building"

The Colville Tribes are interested in purchasing the community building in Coulee Dam that houses the old movie theater, bowling alley, restaurant, fire station, and more.  At Coulee Dam’s April 14 city council meeting, the Colv... — Updated 4/21/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News

School architect to be selected

The school district will be interviewing, then selecting, an architect who could eventually design new athletic facilities, as well as options for what to do with the former high sc... — Updated 4/15/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News

Nez Perce kids can raft down Snake River

Nez Perce descendents who are currently in fourth through eighth grades have until April 27 to apply for a free rafting trip down the Snake River in their ancestral Nez Perce homelands.  The rafting trip program seeks to have 15... — Updated 4/14/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News

You can help review the School Improvement Plan

Lake Roosevelt Schools are seeking a community review panel for their School Improvement Plan.  “We are in the process of finalizing the LRHS School Improvement Plan (SIP) and would like feedback from our community stakeholders,... — Updated 4/14/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News

McClure works for Congressman Newhouse

Having grown up on a cattle ranch in Nespelem, Rachel McClure now finds herself working for a congressman, striding two worlds connected by legislation with a large influence on... — Updated 4/7/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News

Haley Proctor to trick ride at rodeo

A woman standing on two horses and jumping through a hoop of fire is something you have to see, and can see, at this year's Colorama Rodeo.  Haley Proctor, wife of Grand Coulee's... — Updated 4/7/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News

Grant PUD enters next-gen nuclear partnership

Grant PUD announced last week that it would join in a partnership with two other entities to pursue building a nuclear power project.  The county-based utility that already... — Updated 4/7/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News

Grand Coulee seeks park grant

If awarded a grant, Grand Coulee’s Shane Proctor Park could have new playground equipment, a half-court basketball court, and more.  The city of Grand Coulee applied for a $162,000 grant from the Ephrata-based Paul Lauzier... — Updated 3/31/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    School

Nespelem School phasing to in-person

Nespelem School has been phasing students into in-person schooling. The school board approved the return to in person school at their meeting held at the end of February. Principal and Superintendent Effie Dean told The Star that I... — Updated 3/31/2021

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News

Local COVID-19 data stated

The area comprising the Grand Coulee Dam School District has a 14-day COVID-19 incident rate of 263 cases per 100,000 population. The district’s website, www.gcdsd.org, includes a link to a Covid report compiling data from the... — Updated 3/31/2021 Full story

 

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