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 By Roger Lucas    School    January 16, 2013

Local teachers help push state ranking

The state of Washington ranks second in the nation in National Board Certified teachers a report for 2012 stated last week. Washington remains a national leader in both the number of new National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs) and the total number... Full story


Nordine is winner

The Grand Coulee Dam Middle School held its 2013 National Geographic Society Bee Jan. 10. Linda Morgan moderated the bee. Participants Kevin Brown, Reese Caddy, Malcolm Carson, Casey Cleveland, Aidan... Full story


This week in sports

Fri., Jan. 18 *6/7:30 p.m., Basketball at Oroville. Sat., Jan. 19 8 a.m., Wrestling at Dream Duals, Spokane East Valley. Tues., Jan. 22 *6/7:30 p.m., Basketball here with Bridgeport. Fri., Jan. 25 *6/7:30 p.m., Basketball here with Manson. Sat.,... Full story


December 2012 was warm and wet

Reviewing data sets for December 2011 and 2012 shows we were a bit warmer and wetter. Our low for December 2012 was 21.9°F compared to 2011, which was 16.4°F. That’s a 5.5 degree difference. The a... Full story


All Indian Basketball Tourney set for Feb.

The Nespelem All Indian Basketball Tournament will be held February 16 and 17. Like last year, there will be four brackets: Women, Young Men(18+), Men(35+), and Men(50+). The entry fee is $350 and is due Feb. 8, 2013. No refunds! Send entry fee to:... Full story


Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 1/8 - Police confronted a driver whose car was stuck in a snow berm on Martin Road and learned that her license had been suspended. She had been trying to drive to Spokane to pay her fines so she could get her license back, she... Full story


Gonzaga to host Colville appeals court

The Colville Tribal Court of Appeals will hear arguments at Gonzaga University School of Law’s Barbieri Courtroom, at 10 a.m., Friday, Jan. 25. The hearing, which is open to the public, is part of Gonzaga Law School’s centennial celebration. The... Full story


Sharon Ann Redthunder ‘KIST’

Sharon Ann Redthunder ‘KIST’, 67, left this earth Sunday, January 13, 2013 in Santa Fe, New Mexico following complications of lupus to a place free of suffering. Kist was born in the Nespelem,... Full story