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 By Jacob Wagner    News    January 22, 2020 

Tribes ban single-use plastic bags

The Colville Tribes have banned single-use plastic bags from stores on the reservation, and the state is looking at doing the same. A resolution passed by the Colville Business Council went into effect Jan. 1 that bans single-use plastic bags from...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    January 22, 2020 

Changes happening in Electric City governance

Change is afoot in Electric City with the last remaining councilmember from the old regime resigning and the fire chief reinstated after being fired last year. Electric City Councilmember Aaron Derr resigned from his position in a letter dated Jan....

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    January 22, 2020 

Ice Age park bid selection delayed

Those excited for a park in Electric City will have to wait a while longer before park details and construction details are finalized. The Electric City council chose not to accept a bid on the proposed Ice Age Park at their Jan. 14 meeting, hoping...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    January 22, 2020 

Lucas Bird: From go-karts to NASCAR

Lucas Bird has been racing since he started with go-karts at age 6 and has been winning championships ever since. The 2018 Lake Roosevelt graduate won the NASCAR WHELEN All-American Series Stateline M...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    January 22, 2020 

Rasmussen joins park commission

The man in charge of sports in the local school district took on an extra volunteer role Monday night. Tim Rasmussen stepped into a vacant commissioner spot for the Coulee Area Park and Recreation...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports    January 22, 2020 

Raiders chalk up two wins, one loss

The Lake Roosevelt Raiders beat both Manson and Bridgeport last week to hold onto their top spot in the league, but then lost to Okanogan Tuesday night. LR defeated Manson 55-29 in Coulee Dam Jan....

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports    January 22, 2020 

Raiders win dual, face tough competition at Apple Pie Invite

Raider wrestlers experienced some variety this past week, winning a dual match against Cascade High School and facing tough competition in Tonasket. The Raiders defeated Cascade High School in Leavenworth in a dual meet on Jan. 14, winning as a team...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports    January 22, 2020 

Lady Raiders notch two wins and a loss

The Lady Raiders won their last two games with solid victories last week, ending a six-game losing streak. LR defeated Manson 51-7 in Coulee Dam Jan. 14, with Audrey Hansen leading the Lady Raiders in points with 18, followed by Shyanne Marchand and...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    January 15, 2020

Golf course sale falls through

The sale of the Banks Lake Golf Course to Rattlesnake Ridge, Inc. has fallen through. The terms of the $1.8 million sale of the golf course and surrounding land, as well as equipment and buildings on 189.3 acres, was approved by Port District 7,...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    January 15, 2020

New Elmer City council member sworn in

Bill Dunlap was appointed to the Elmer City council on Jan. 9 to a seat that had been vacant for over a year. Dunlap's term lasts until the end of 2021, when he'll be up for reelection. Dunlap told...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    January 15, 2020

Senior Meals Program delivers nutritious meals to those who qualify

The Senior Meals Program wants you to know they have food to eat at the Grand Coulee Dam Senior Center for people of all ages, and they'll deliver to seniors who qualify for delivery. The home...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    January 15, 2020

Recycling containers in place in Delano

Recycling containers are now in place at the Delano Regional Transfer Station to take in plastics, paper, tin cans, aluminum cans, and even some electronics. One of the new containers placed outside t...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    January 15, 2020

Machine vends passes and permits at Northrup Point

It's a little easier in the Coulee now to get a Discover Pass to park at Washington State Parks. An automated pay station located at Northrup Point along SR-155, in the same area as Northrup Canyon...

 

Raiders defeat Bears, Mountain Lions, Shockers

The Lake Roosevelt Raiders had a busy week of games, winning three but suffering their first loss of the season in Odessa. LR hosted Brewster on Jan. 7 when they defeated the Bears 67-53. The Raiders...

 

Lady Raiders on a losing streak

The Lake Roosevelt Lady Raiders basketball team suffered a string of losses in the last week, both at home and away. LR hosted Brewster Jan. 7, losing to the Lady Bears by just one point, 37-36. The...

 

Horn wrestling at top Division II college

Kaleb Horn, a Lake Roosevelt wrestling alum and current St. Cloud State University freshman wrestler, finished third place Jan. 11 at the Ridgewater University Open in Minnesota in the 141-pound class. The NCAA Division II wrestler now has a...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    January 8, 2020

Sign outlining "Coulee Corridor" up after years of effort

Tourist and locals alike might learn a little history by stopping at North Dam Park. Framed by basalt pillars, a kiosk detailing the Coulee Corridor National Scenic Byway was placed at North Dam Park...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports    January 8, 2020

Raiders beat Cougars far away

The Lake Roosevelt Raiders defeated White Swan by 15 points Friday, a solid victory but still the closest game the dominant Raiders have had all season. In White Swan, 183 miles away, the Raiders defeated the Cougars 67-52. “It was a hard-fought...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports    January 8, 2020

Lady Raiders fall in White Swan

The Lady Raiders suffered their second loss of the season in White Swan against the Lady Cougars Friday. The Lady Raiders led 22-19 over the Lady Cougars at the end of the first half, but were outscored 30-18 in the second half for a final score of...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports    January 8, 2020

Raider wrestlers reign at Powerhouse, Brawl

The Raiders hosted their annual Powerhouse Tournament in Coulee Dam on Friday, winning the tournament as a team and producing a handful of wrestling champions, champions who also dominated at the...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    December 31, 2019

Rick Paris retires as fire chief for Grand Coulee

Grand Coulee Volunteer Fire Department Chief Rick Paris will be retiring as chief at the end of the month, but will still be on the department as a fireman and emergency medical technician. Paris...

 

Raiders defeat Cougars at Warden

The Raiders played in Warden on Saturday where they continued their win streak and undefeated season.  The Raiders defeated the Cougars with a final score of 74-28.  Sam Wapato led the Raiders with 15 points, followed by Soarin’ Marchand with...

 

Lady Raiders post first loss of season

The Lady Raiders played in Warden on Saturday where they lost their first basketball game of the season. LR lost to the Warden Lady Cougars by a final score of 72-39.  Despite the loss, the Lady Raiders are still on top of the Central Washington 2B...

 

Trevon Johnson takes first at Freeman wrestling tourney

Raider wrestlers competed in the Freeman Invite on Saturday where Trevon Johnson took the championship in his 220-pound weight class. Johnson defeated Overton from Deer Park 11-7 in the championship...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    December 25, 2019

City budget of $4.7 million approved

The Grand Coulee City Council discussed the root of all evil at their Dec. 17 council meeting when they approved the city's 2020 budget of nearly $4.7 million. The topic of money came up multiple...

 

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