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 By Scott Hunter    Sports

Ladies net mixed week for 3-3 record

The Lady Raiders had a mixed week with two losses and a win, all on their home court, that puts them at a 3-3 overall win-loss record so far. Lake Roosevelt fell hard to Brewster... — Updated 12/20/2023

 
 By Scott Hunter    Sports

Wrestlers showed 'em at invite

Not only did four Raiders place well at last Saturday's Brice Williams Invite in Spangle, but Lake Roosevelt's wrestling team also turned out to be the most underestimated at the... — Updated 12/13/2023

 
 By Scott Hunter    Sports

Raider boys off on a 5-0 roll

The Raider boys scored their fifth straight win Tuesday night, defeating the Mountain Lions at Liberty Bell 61-52. "The game started out very slow and sluggish for us but once we... — Updated 12/13/2023

 
 By Scott Hunter    News

Local cities to get $3.9 million for streets

Six local municipalities will receive nearly $3.9 million in funding help for street projects in 2024, having been selected by the state Transportation Improvement Board, the agency announced this week. Coulee Dam will get more... — Updated 12/6/2023

 
 By Scott Hunter    News

Elmer City to survey for park planning

Elmer City residents should look in their utility bills for a link to a survey that is the first step in the town's planning efforts toward coming up with a plan to improve its... — Updated 12/6/2023

 
 By Scott Hunter    News

City sets salary range for future police chief

Grand Coulee will offer a new police chief a starting salary range from $95,000 to $110,000 a year. That was decided at the Nov. 21 city council meeting to prepare for the coming retirement of Chief John Tufts, who is currently... — Updated 12/6/2023

 
 By Scott Hunter    News

Stanger honored for work on school board

Ken Stanger is retiring from the school board after 14 years and received official thanks for his service at Monday night's meeting. Rich Black, president of the Grand Coulee Dam... — Updated 11/29/2023

 
 By Scott Hunter    News

Big federal grant makes officer in school possible

A plan to aid the police department in Grand Coulee was awarded a large federal grant that may help pay for a school resource officer, training, community engagement, and more. It’s the plan that officer Matt Gilbert pitched to h... — Updated 11/29/2023

 
 By Scott Hunter    Community

Twenty-two Raiders named to "All-League"

She was just filling in this season, but Lake Roosevelt's Lady Raider volleyball team head coach, Kasey Garvin, was honored as "Coach of the Year" in that sport among Central... — Updated 11/21/2023

 
 By Scott Hunter    News

Chef wants space to teach cooking

A local chef approached the school board last week about the possibility of using a school classroom to teach cooking classes to the public for a fee if it wouldn’t go against a district policy. Patty Oliver, owner of PK’s Cul... — Updated 11/21/2023

 
 By Scott Hunter    News

Officer pitches school board for resource officer position

A police officer pitched to the school board the idea of writing grants to get a “resource officer” into Lake Roosevelt Schools. Matt Gilbert, an officer with the Grand Coulee Police Department, spoke to the Grand Coulee Dam School... — Updated 11/21/2023

 
 By Scott Hunter    News

E.C. Council discusses ambulance system that is 'ripe for failure'

Electric City’s council last week raised questions and concerns about the funding and staffing of the only ambulance service for the area. The service is run by the city of Grand Coulee’s volunteer fire department, which dep... — Updated 11/21/2023

 
 By Scott Hunter    News

NNDF asks about Community Building

A local lending business is looking for a larger space to operate and is eyeing Coulee Dam’s “Community Building” as a future possibility. Jordan Ruiz, the newly appointed executive director of the Northwest Native Devel... — Updated 11/15/2023

 
 By Scott Hunter    News

Voters have a taste for the new

In local elections Tuesday, Electric City voters demonstrated a preference for change, favoring two newcomers over one current and one former city council member, and giving another current councilman a fairly close race, with two... — Updated 11/8/2023

 
 By Scott Hunter    Sports

Raiders end football season with crossover loss

The Raiders ended their football season with a drubbing at the hands of Northwest Christian in the District 6/7 Crossover game at Riverside High School in Chattaroy Friday night.... — Updated 11/8/2023

 
 By Scott Hunter    Sports

Lady Raiders end season at Mead

The Lady Raiders lost their last volleyball game of the season in three sets Saturday to the Lind-Ritzville-Sprague Broncos at Mead High School in Spokane. The teams met in a... — Updated 11/8/2023

 
 By Scott Hunter    Sports

Portch competes at state cross country

Caden Portch competed at the state cross country meet at the Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco last Saturday, turning in his best time ever in the 5,000-meter race. The sophomore... — Updated 11/8/2023

 
 By Scott Hunter    News

Just to get you ready for Veteran's Day

Inside this issue of The Star and inside Lake Roosevelt Schools this week are two things designed to help you remember what Veterans Day is all about. And if that were not enough, how about adding a good breakfast. At Lake... — Updated 11/8/2023

 
 By Scott Hunter    News

Just to get you ready for Veteran's Day

Inside this issue of The Star and inside Lake Roosevelt Schools this week are two things designed to help you remember what Veterans Day is all about. And if that were not enough,... — Updated 11/8/2023 Full story

 
 By Scott Hunter    Sports

Raiders wrap up regular season

The Raiders beat the Tigers in Tonasket Friday 34-14, in their last North Central 2B League game of the season. “We had a good night throwing the football and a great defensive effort to get the win,” Raider Head Coach Geary Oliver... — Updated 11/1/2023

 
 By Scott Hunter    Sports

Ladies to vie for state chance Saturday

The Raider girls beat Liberty Bell in their first District 6 playoff game Saturday at Omak High School 3-0, but lost three hours later to Okanogan in three sets. Then on Tuesday,... — Updated 11/1/2023

 
 By Scott Hunter    News

PUD discussing how to increase power rates

If you live in Grant County and power your home with Grant PUD electricity, you pay below the utility’s cost to produce it, and discussions are underway now on how to gradually increase rates to get back on track toward ... — Updated 11/1/2023

 
 By Scott Hunter    News

Coulee Dam Police looking for money for dog and cameras

Coulee Dam Police Chief Paul Bowden briefed the city council last week on a couple possibilities for expanding the kinds of services his agency can provide. They include connected cameras that read license plates, and also trained... — Updated 11/1/2023

 
 By Scott Hunter    News

Birdie Hensley wants on the council again

Birdie Hensley is running for Electric City Council to find out what’s going on, and to fix some earlier mistakes. “I just think if you’re in the community, you should be involved,” she said. “And if you’re not on city council, yo... — Updated 11/1/2023

 
 By Scott Hunter    News

Blake Martin wants council seat to address community concerns

Blake Martin thinks the Electric City Council has a relationship problem with its citizens. If he were to win the election for a seat at that table, he could help change that, he... — Updated 11/1/2023

 

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