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 By Jacob Wagner    Sports

Soccer learns from loss in Quincy

The Lady Raiders soccer team suffered a 10-0 loss Saturday in Quincy.  “I was proud Lake Roosevelt showed perseverance against a very polished 1A opponent,” Assistant Coach Solveig Chaffee said. “We came away with a... — Updated 9/28/2022

 By Jacob Wagner'    Sports

Cross country runs Okanogan, Kettle Falls

Raider cross country runners are running all over the place, having competed at the Okanogan Valley Golf Course and at Kettle Falls last week. In Okanogan Sept. 20, Caden Portch... — Updated 9/28/2022

 By Jacob Wagner    Sports

Volleyball wins one, loses one

The Lady Raiders won a road game but lost at home last week, making for a 3-2 win-loss record. The Lady Raiders played in Tonasket Sept. 20, where they beat the Lady Tigers 3-0. "It... — Updated 9/28/2022

 By Jacob Wagner    Sports

Raider football team goes 4-0 Ranked second in state

The Lake Roosevelt Raiders played at home in Coulee Dam against Liberty High School Friday, securing the win for a 4-0 win-loss football record. The Raiders won 18-7 against the... — Updated 9/28/2022


Ended pandemic or not, Covid is here to stay

After a nice break for a couple weeks, the infection control nurse at Coulee Medical Center had to get back in the saddle the third week in September with three employees out with Covid-19. And as of Monday night, reported CEO... — Updated 9/28/2022

 By Jacob Wagner    News

School leaders outline goals in strategic plan

A school’s vision and mission will inevitably affect the success of the education of the children who go there, and the Grand Coulee Dam School District is working on updating their strategic plan. The current strategic plan orig... — Updated 9/22/2022

 By Jacob Wagner    Sports

Volleyball loses one, wins one

The Lady Raiders lost to Okanogan in volleyball but beat Bridgeport this past week and currently has a 2-1 win-loss record. LR lost 3-0 in Okanogan Sept. 13.  "Our game against... — Updated 9/21/2022

 By Jacob Wagner    Sports

Cross country competes

Lake Roosevelt cross country runners went to Wapato Point in Manson to compete in the Trojan Invite on Sept. 17. Noah Hunt was the fastest Raider boy in the 5,000-meter race, placing 14th out of 34 total runners with a time of 21... — Updated 9/21/2022

 By Jacob Wagner    Sports

Raiders win third football game of the season

The Raiders are off to a good start this season, with a 3-0 win-loss record following their victory over Mabton. In a road game Sept. 15, The Raiders had a solid victory, shutting out Mabton 44-0, and scoring all of those points... — Updated 9/21/2022

 By Jacob Wagner    News

Consolidation discussed briefly in Electric City

Although the idea of consolidating local towns wasn’t popular during a brief discussion in Electric City, the idea of consolidating local fire and EMS services does have support.  During their Sept. 13 council meeting, the... — Updated 9/21/2022

 By Jacob Wagner    Sports

Raider football 2-0 after victory over the Scotties

The Raiders hosted the Highland Scotties in a smoky Coulee Dam Sept. 9, defeating them mightily and giving them a 2-0 win-loss record for the season. The Raiders led 42-0 at the... — Updated 9/14/2022


Smoke affecting activities locally

The wildfire smoke in the air, which may come from this or that fire depending on which way the wind is blowing, is unpleasant and unhealthy to breathe, and has an effect on local events. Grand Coulee Dam School District leaders... — Updated 9/14/2022

 By Jacob Wagner    News

Event planned to connect youth to careers

Do you know who’s going to need a career to make a living someday? High school kids. And do you know who could use some employees? The local hospital. Put two and two together, and you’ve got Coulee Career Connection. The... — Updated 9/14/2022

 By Jacob Wagner    News

Run the Dam Festival starts Friday

Time to lace up your sneakers because the Run the Dam festival takes place this Friday and Saturday, Sept. 16-17, and includes fun and activities for people of all ages in addition... — Updated 9/14/2022

 By Jacob Wagner    News

Fire danger still looms

Fall approaching doesn't mean we are in the clear as far as wildfires go, and many of our worst fire seasons have happened in September and October. "Washington state is in the mids... — Updated 9/7/2022

 By Jacob Wagner    News

Resort offers days of music starting Thursday

Sunbanks Lake Resort's "Blues & Roots Festival" begins Thursday night and runs through the weekend, and locals get a discount to enjoy the music. In the resort's third and... — Updated 9/7/2022

 By Jacob Wagner    Sports

Raiders win football season opener

By Jacob Wagner The Lake Roosevelt Raiders won their football season opener in Kittitas Friday to mark a successful start to their season.  Against the Coyotes, Sept. 2, the... — Updated 9/7/2022

 By Jacob Wagner    News

Federal funding should keep park open through 2027

Local park district commissioners have secured funding from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to help keep North Dam Park alive for several years to come, provided matching funding can be secured for a park that is the center of... — Updated 9/7/2022

 By Jacob Wagner    News

Regional EMS district idea floated to city leaders

With emergency medical services, such as ambulance services, being desired everywhere in the Coulee, it’s important to have a successful EMS system in place, city leaders heard last week. Nic Alexander, who serves as assistant... — Updated 8/31/2022

 By Jacob Wagner    News

Raider Rock Band goes from club to class

Rock ‘n’ Roll has come a long way since LIttle Richard, continuing to both dazzle and offend, allowing young people to express themselves, and now, earn credits in high school.   Raider Rock Band started as a club last year... — Updated 8/31/2022

 By Jacob Wagner    News

STAR Hub in Grand Coulee helps connect people to resources

Sometimes it's hard to know where to look for help when it comes to things like getting food or energy assistance, or how to go about receiving medical care, but luckily some... — Updated 8/24/2022

 By Jacob Wagner    News

Tribal leader will add perspective to new national wildfire commission

Wildfires in recent years have had a devastating impact on the U.S., including within the Colville Indian Reservation, and a representative from the area will now serve on a federal... — Updated 8/17/2022

 By Jacob Wagner    News

Next year looks most likely for Electric City path project

A pedestrian and bicycle pathway connecting the Coulee Playland area to the Banks Lake Park area will probably be done next year instead of this year, and now has some extra... — Updated 8/17/2022

 By Jacob Wagner    News

Short term rentals discussed more in Electric City

Short-term rentals are an unpopular idea to some in Electric City, but the idea keeps getting brought up.  The city voted down the idea of allowing short-term (under 30 days) rentals in 2019 after more than a year of discussing... — Updated 8/17/2022

 By Jacob Wagner    News

Dam security force looking at upgrades, seeks comments from public

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is open to receiving any questions, comments, or concerns regarding security upgrades they are planning on making at the Grand Coulee Dam and related... — Updated 8/17/2022


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