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 By Scott Hunter    News

AG orders small hospitals to provide surgical abortions

Coulee Medical Center, along with a couple dozen other public hospitals in Washington state, has been ordered by the state attorney general to provide surgical abortions. The hospital has offered abortion by medicine, but not... — Updated 3/27/2024 Full story

 By Scott Hunter    Opinion

Vigil held for Ambrose

Sometimes a game is not just a game. That was especially true Monday night, when even as the Lake Roosevelt Lady Raiders were wrapping up a win in basketball, on the stage people were preparing hundreds of candles for afterward.... — Updated 2/12/2024

 By Scott Hunter    News

Elmer City meets on park planning

Elmer City residents met recently to hear about planning efforts for the town's parks and about early results of an ongoing survey on park preferences in the town. City planner... — Updated 2/7/2024

 By Scott Hunter    Sports

Raider wrestlers win home dual with ACH

In their last scheduled dual meet on their home mat Wednesday, Lake Roosevelt Raider boys outscored the Almira-Coulee-Hartline team 29-19 as several Raiders wrestled up in a weight... — Updated 2/1/2024

 By Scott Hunter    Sports

Raider boys remain undefeated

The Raider boys' basketball team remained undefeated Tuesday night after taking down Tonasket 89-54 on the Tiger home court, the final in-league game for the Raiders in the regular... — Updated 2/1/2024

 By Scott Hunter    Sports

Raiders win three, topping state 2B list

The Raider boys remained undefeated and at the top of the state 2B list Tuesday after winning three games this week, including on Saturday against Idaho's 2023 state champs. Lake... — Updated 1/24/2024

 By Scott Hunter    Opinion

Some common sense just isn't

When deciding on hot issues in current politics, it’s best to keep a discerning eye on bloated rhetoric, even when it purports to support “common sense.” Everybody is all for commons sense, of course, but often when two sides... — Updated 1/24/2024

 By Scott Hunter    Community

District extends superintendent contract

Rod Broadnax will remain the superintendent of the Grand Coulee Dam School District for another three years following an offer by the school board Monday to extend his contract. Broadnax accepted the offer, which included a lift in... — Updated 1/24/2024

 By Scott Hunter    News

Electric City discusses plans and projects

Electric City has a lot going on, and the mayor wanted people to have a chance to learn, ask questions and share their thoughts on a several key projects, so the city held a... — Updated 1/24/2024

 By Scott Hunter    Sports

Lady Raiders play mixed week

Oroville fell hard to the Lady Raiders last Friday on the Hornets' home court, 67-19, but played hard enough to benefit Spangle in Coulee Dam Saturday. That's when the Lady Lancers... — Updated 1/17/2024

 By Scott Hunter    Sports

Raiders make an official adjustment to win

Sometimes games are what happen when you had other plans. Like when Raider Head Coach Ed Wolfe wanted to tie up the Liberty Lancers Saturday with an aggressive man-to-man defense... — Updated 1/17/2024

 By Scott Hunter    News

House fire displaces four in Coulee Dam

A police officer couldn't wait for the fire department to evacuate a woman inside a home that was burning in Coulee Dam last week. Officer Josh Watkins went back to the home he'd... — Updated 1/17/2024

 By Scott Hunter    Sports

Raider girls split week

The Lady Raiders prevailed over Waterville-Mansfield in basketball last week, but lost to Tonasket last night by a similar score last night. Both games were on the Raider home... — Updated 1/10/2024

 By Scott Hunter    Sports

Raider boys slip but win against Bridgeport

The Raiders were slipping in their game early against Bridgeport Friday night until an attitude adjustment took hold. That's when Coach Ed Wolfe refocused the team's efforts on the... — Updated 1/10/2024

 By Scott Hunter    News

Teachers recognized at school board meeting

Two Lake Roosevelt Elementary School teachers were recognized for their efforts before the school board at its meeting Monday night. Third-grade teacher Jessica Tufts and... — Updated 1/10/2024

 By Scott Hunter    News

Eagles donate to student

To celebrate their anniversary, the Eagles Auxiliary and the Eagles Aerie made a donation Saturday to a young student raising money for a trip to Boston this summer. On the 77th... — Updated 1/10/2024

 By Scott Hunter    News

New year starts with new council in Electric City

Electric City swore in its two newest council members Tuesday and one who held onto his seat in the November election. Brian Buche took the oath of office again, having been re-elected over challenger Levi Johnson. The new members... — Updated 1/10/2024

 By Scott Hunter    News

Nespelem School hoping to expand sports area

Nespelem School is hoping to find extra land on which to expand with a future sports area. The board voted last week to formally inquire with the Colville Tribes about land across the street currently held in trust status that the... — Updated 1/3/2024

 By Scott Hunter    News

Officer-in-school effort set aside

An effort to put a school resource officer at Lake Roosevelt Schools and add another policeman to Grand Coulee’s department has been stopped, and grant funding for it turned down. Funded partially by a federal grant, the effort w... — Updated 1/3/2024

 By Scott Hunter    Sports

Raiders take the middle road at Powerhouse tourney

Four of Lake Roosevelt's nine wrestlers at the Powerhouse Tournament they hosted Dec. 21 placed in the tournament, putting the team in the middle of the 16-team tourney with 74... — Updated 12/27/2023

 By Scott Hunter    Sports

Girls take third at Powerhouse

Lake Roosevelt sent 10 girls to the mat at the 2023 Powerhouse Girls' Tournament at LR Thursday, taking third place among 11 teams of girls with 64 wrestlers entered. LR's Nelly... — Updated 12/27/2023 Full story

 By Scott Hunter    News

Coulee Dam improvement projects outlined for 2024

Coulee Dam is planning street and sidewalk improvement projects in the new year that will smooth out streets, build or rebuild sidewalk ramps and plant trees to replace those lost on Ferry Avenue in last year’s sidewalk r... — Updated 12/27/2023

 By Scott Hunter    News

City to put de-annexation on ballot

Electric City will ask voters to approve a ballot measure in February that will remove four parcels of land from the city that had been added in an earlier annexation. The city had started to add the question to last month’s b... — Updated 12/27/2023

 By Scott Hunter    Sports

Raiders beat up on big Bears

Lake Roosevelt's relatively short Raider basketball team seriously beat up on their league's perennial powerhouse Brewster Bears Friday night, 90-56, signaling with a lot of talent... — Updated 12/20/2023

 By Scott Hunter    News

Season greeted with enthusiasm

Events for or featuring kids marked the week before Christmas, with a school pre-holiday musical event kicking off a mood of celebration Friday that packed the Lake Roosevelt gym... — Updated 12/20/2023


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