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Articles from the June 5, 2019 edition

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 By Jacob Wagner    News    June 5, 2019

State attorney general to visit local Rotary club

Washington state’s top legal officer will speak at local Rotary club’s June 12 meeting. Attorney General Bob Ferguson will be speaking about the work of the Office of the Attorney General and taking questions from those in attendance. The Grand C...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    June 5, 2019

Canoe journey to recall history, advocate for future

Seventy-nine years to the day after the original Ceremony of Tears, about 80 paddlers will leave Crescent Bay in canoes June 14 for an eight-day journey to Kettle Falls, the site of the original ceremony that mourned the loss of salmon from the...

 

Newsbriefs

Officers shoot man in Okanogan County An Okanogan County Sheriff’s sergeant and deputy were involved in a non-fatality shooting near the Aeneas Valley Store, above Tonasket, Monday night, Sheriff Tony Hawley said in a press release Tuesday. Hawley...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    June 5, 2019

Local eagle population doing well

Eagle parents along the Columbia River have their hands full with four eaglets in their nest in the Washington Flats area. Local wildlife photography enthusiast Nora Gabler Jenn, previously profiled...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    June 5, 2019

Child and dad finding time to bicycle across U.S.

At 40, he thought he'd left his cross-country bicycling days in his 20s. Then his 6-year-old shared a dream. James Colver and his son Shepherd, now 7, are bicycling across the country, from...

 

Local groups fight common enemy in northern pike fish

An effort to remove a problematic, invasive fish from local waters has united multiple groups towards the common cause. The predatory northern pike are said by biologist to be a threat to native fish...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    June 5, 2019

Rodeo gets a boost from Jess Ford

The Ridge Riders Saddle Club and their annual rodeos got a boost Monday as Jess Ford principal Garrett Jess handed a check to Ridge Rider President George Kohout to cover the cost of a new piece of...

 
 By M. Townsend    Opinion    June 5, 2019

Thanks to a kind couple over Memorial Day

On Sunday at Spring Canyon Cemetery, I was out visiting my husband’s flag and family. I saw the most amazing thing happen. There was a couple putting roses on headstones that had no one to do it for them. I sat and watched them and cried thinking...

 

Geezer Rehabilitation

The perceived threat to public safety by individuals fishing at Geezer Beach might be mitigated if their attitudes could be redirected. It is conceivable that they may develop an awareness of public image. Notoriety might be attended by a sense of...

 
 By Bob Valen    Opinion    June 5, 2019

Does it really rain plastic?

The short answer to the headline – yes, it does rain plastic. Take a look around, plastic is everywhere. It’s in our everyday lives; it is, in fact, omnipresent. It is in our rain too. Plastic is...

 
 By Jess Utz    Opinion    June 5, 2019

The hum of summer

The heat came into the Coulee like someone opened the oven door to peek at the cookies and the furnace blast hit them at full force. And just like that, summer arrived … and so did everything that...

 
 By Dan Newhouse    Opinion    June 5, 2019

Caring for the land and serving people

The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) motto is, “Caring for the land and serving people.” That is exactly what the students of USFS Job Corps Civilian Conservation Centers do. With 25 locations across the country, these Civilian Conservation Centers...

 

James A. Stansfield

Memorial services for James A. Stansfield will be held Saturday, June 15, at Faith Community Church, 1005 10th Ave. SW, Quincy, Washington. A Celebration of Life will follow at the Quincy Moose Lodge, 109 E St. SE. Mr. Stansfield passed away...

 

Terry Warnecke

Please join us as we celebrate the life of Terry Warnecke, Saturday, June 22, 10 a.m., Lady Raiders Softball Field, 412 Federal Ave., Grand Coulee. Following the ceremony, we will be gathering for...

 

Larry Eugene Green Sr.

Larry Eugene Green Sr. was born on July 13, 1935, to Raymond and Dorothea Green in Spokane, Washington. He passed away May 12, 2019, in Grand Coulee, Washington. Larry was the third of four brothers,...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    School    June 5, 2019

Local Boy Scouts seek their Eagle ranks with school projects

Lake Roosevelt Schools may receive a smoking rack for meat and some track and field improvements, courtesy of local Boy Scouts who want to earn the Eagle rank. Showaway Hunt and Reniff Herndon spoke t...

 

It's a girl for Dennis/Dice

Raelyn Dennis and Dustin Dice are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Oakleigh Rae Dice, born Monday, April 29, 2019, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Washington. She weighed 7...

 

Meetings & Notices

Chamber this Week The next chamber meeting will be held at La Presa Restaurant on Thursday, June 6, at noon. Dr. Shea will be the guest speaker. American Legion to Meet The American Legion Post 157 next meeting will be at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, June...

 

Tree Identification Book available

The Arbor Day Foundation has a book that helps people identify trees in a simple, step-by-step process. The book, What Tree Is That?, is available for a $5 donation to the nonprofit tree-planting organization.  What Tree Is That? is a fun,...

 

Local library is gearing up

Libraries across North Central Washington are gearing up for a summer filled with reading challenges, theatrical programs, science and technology, crafts and more. This year, North Central Regional Library is offering a full lineup of programs at all...

 

Legals for June 5, 2019

Notice of Change of Regular Meeting Date and Meeting Cancellation Public Hospital District No. 6, Douglas, Grant, Lincoln, & Okanogan Counties, Washington Public Hospital District No. 6, Douglas, Grant, Lincoln and Okanogan Counties, Washington;...

 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 5/25 - A man called 911 and spoke to an officer at Riley Point. The man said he had been the best of friends with a woman for the past two days, but was now concerned about his belongings because she had driven past him without offering...

 

Keller Ferry out of service due to issues with north shore loading ramp

The Keller Ferry vessel, M/V Sanpoil, will be out of service until further notice due issues with the north shore loading ramp. There is no estimate on when the ramp repairs will be complete. Drivers are advised to seek alternate routes until ferry...

 

School discipline workshop tonight

A public workshop related to school discipline will be held in the Lake Roosevelt High School student hub at 6 p.m. tonight. An agenda for the workshop shows staff members outlining district goals, discipline tactics, and more. "You are invited to...

 
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