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Articles from the January 23, 2019 edition

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 By Jacob Wagner    News    January 23, 2019

Planned code change may make horse capture legal on rez

Tribal leaders reportedly discussed the issue of feral horses on the reservation in a meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 22, and declared a state of emergency, with a proposed law change to be addressed at a Jan. 24 meeting. The tribal Colville Business Counci...

 

Snow jumper

Dakota Green goes airborne over a small jump at North Dam Park Thursday after a quick snow provided the sledding opportunity. Although not much in the way of snow is predicted through Tuesday, some...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    January 23, 2019

City working on parking problems

Parking on public streets is allowed, but what happens when it becomes a nuisance? The city of Grand Coulee is trying to find a solution to prevent people from parking in places that are inconvenient...

 

Newsbriefs

Musical openings Music & Beyond Ribbon Cutting on Thursday, open-mic Saturday at 7 p.m. A ribbon cutting for the reopening of the Grand Theatre on Main St. in Grand Coulee, now managed by Music & Beyond, will be held Jan. 24 at 1:15 p.m. An open-mic...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    January 23, 2019

Beavers will add their plaque at Lake Roosevelt Schools

The Coulee Dam Beavers' history will be commemorated at Lake Roosevelt Schools soon, as another of the predecessor schools' alumni raise money. A plaque commemorating Coulee Dam High School will be...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    January 23, 2019

Charter Spectrum bringing services to area

Spectrum, the brand name that Charter Communications uses to sell cable television, internet, and phone services, is planning to offer these in the local area soon. Charter Communications provides...

 

The little things define us

A few years ago, I found a small box in my mail from Bill Thompson, a classmate of mine from Palouse. Bill and I, along with 13 others, spent all 12 years together out of a class of 24. Needless to say, we were tight, and very close friends. I...

 

Tribes could turn perceived horse problem into opportunity

I am writing in response to the Tribal Tribune article “CBC Votes Against Wild Horse Aerial Capture Contract,” to the Colville Tribe Wild Horse Law 4-14, and to the January 8 Council meeting. I was present at this meeting when a vote on the...

 
 By Jesse Utz    Opinion    January 23, 2019

Communicating for the future of public education

Pretty much any decision made by our state, on anything, our legislation spends a lot of time in Olympia bouncing things from the House of Representatives to meetings in the Senate, back to meetings...

 

Re: "Gun dealer shoots hole in I-1639" (1-16-19)

Interesting opinion by Roger Harnack. That article is much too brazen for the Tri-City Herald to print. One aspect is missing, relative to the following: Between now and July 1, let’s hope more residents, officials and businesses stand up and...

 

Coulee Recollections

Twenty Years Ago Nick Caramandi hears about all kinds of service projects when people come to his store looking for supplies. This spring he takes on a challenge of his own – building a skating rink at North Dam Park. Recipients of the Business of...

 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 1/15 - A caretaker of a resident at apartments on Hill St. reported a washing machine turned upside down in the common laundry room and the cover of the coin slot removed from the dryer. The cover was found on a nearby table. An...

 

Kenneth H. Bowman

Kenneth H. Bowman, 86, passed away Monday, January 14, 2019. He instructed us "NO LONG-WINDED OBITUARY!" We were told to say "the old fart was here and now he is gone!" His dry sense of humor kept us... Full story

 

Vonna Lee Harrison

Vonna Lee Harrison, 76, passed away Thursday, January 17, 2019, in Spokane, Washington from pancreatic cancer.  She was born in Tonasket, Washington September 28, 1942, to the late Sidney Lloyd... Full story

 

Allan J. Graham

Allan Graham, age 88, passed away on Tuesday, December 22, 2018, in Spokane, Washington. He was born in Blenheim, Ontario, Canada, on March 30, 1930. He was raised in Windsor, Ontario, and, in 1952, j... Full story

 

Meetings & Notices

Chamber This Week Chamber will meet this Thursday, January 24, at Siam Palace beginning at noon. Paul Turner will be speaking about Rotary Club membership. Grant County Fire Dist. 14 to Meet  The Grant County Fire District 14 will hold its regular...

 

Raider wrestlers win Coyote Classic

The Raiders wrestlers put their team at the top of the Coyote Classic wrestling tournament in Kittitas Jan. 19, and six Raiders earned first place in their weight classes. LR beat out 18 other teams...

 

Concert Thursday

Lake Roosevelt Elementary will host a winter concert for the community, put on by the kindergarten, second- and third-grade students, as well as the fifth- and sixth-grade chorus, and fifth- and sixth-grade band. The concert will be offered at the...

 

Lady Raiders swarm Hornets

The Lady Raiders soundly defeated the Lady Hornets 71-19 in Oroville on Friday. Audrey Hansen led the Lady Raiders with 15 points. Lake Roosevelt is fourth in the Central Washington 2B league with an...

 

Raider boys fall to Hornets

The Raiders played in Oroville on Friday against the Hornets, losing a close one, 54-49. “It was a close, hard-fought game throughout,” Head Coach Jeremy Crollard said. “We battled, but missed some shots at the end of the game.” Tyler Jordan...

 

Legals for January 23, 2019

Okanogan County Canvassing Board public meeting A meeting of the Canvassing Board of Okanogan County, to sign a Delegation of Authority, has been scheduled for Monday, January 28, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. This meeting of the canvassing board is an open,... Full story

 
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