Articles written by Michael Palanuk
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The bureau is not your friend
Why not hassle the locals? It’s been a while since the last time, and it seems we need a lame excuse to get back at the people for welcoming us here. Sound familiar? It should, if you have lived in the Grand Coulee Dam area for... — Updated 6/19/2019
Leave Geezer Beach to geezers
Prior to 9/11, one of the real pleasure spots for bank fisherman was the Banks Lake canal. At the time, I fished there almost daily. Although I wasn’t physically handicapped or too elderly, there were many who fished there... — Updated 5/15/2019 Full story
Re: "Complaint: school is not a rec center"
Cathy LaPlace’s criticism of having half days of school for the state tourney was a bit miscalculated. I find it hard to believe that she or anyone else would think that a sport affects only the participants. Lake Roosevelt’s... — Updated 4/10/2019
No compromise needed with the Electoral College
I read with interest a letter from Joe Bialek of Cleveland on changing the election process. He is an avowed Democrat and showed us a way to manipulate figures to show that the United States should drop the “winner take all... — Updated 12/7/2016 Full story
Don't steal the rocks
Since 9-11 I have watched the evolution of Bureau security in and around the Dam. For a long time, it appeared that the after a shaky start, the program would mature with age. I now think I was wrong. In the beginning, the powers... — Updated 10/29/2014 Full story
Adults by age, actions as children
Having recently moved from the Grand Coulee Dam Area, I thought that it was a community to have been proud of for many reasons. However, the recent actions of the new mayor of Coulee Dam and the head administrator for Coulee... — Updated 1/15/2014 Full story
Gift of public funds?
As a long time resident in Grand Coulee I loved our Community Hospital and Clinic. Some great staff members made it a desirable place to get excellent attention. The Blood Draw as an annual event was a real positive for a small... — Updated 4/17/2013 Full story