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[UPDATE] Grasshoppers and crickets workshop cancelled

UPDATE A workshop on limiting damage from grasshoppers and crickets, set for Tuesday, has been cancelled. "Due to the extreme fires in our area, we are cancelling the Grasshopper and Crickets Meeting," said Marilyn “Sis” Signor... — Updated 8/17/2015

 By Scott Hunter    News

UPDATED Sunday, 2:30 p.m.: New fire burning in timber just north of Nespelem

[UPDATED Sunday, 2:15 p.m.] The North Star fire has now grown to more than seven times the size it was Friday night, and it is threatening a regional communicaitons network with equipment atop Moses Mountain. The fire was... — Updated 8/16/2015

 By Scott Hunter    News

Fire squelched near dump

A fire on USBR land near the Delano Transfer Station just after 4 p.m. Thursday was brought quickly under control by Bureau of Reclamation and local firefighters. The small blaze... — Updated 8/13/2015

 By Scott Hunter    News

Aircraft wreck and fires reported near Oroville

Several fires and a downed aircraft are reported near Oroville off Chesaw Road, and the county alert system has told residents of the Nine Mile and Circle Road areas that... — Updated 8/13/2015

 By Bob Valen    Community

We all know how to spell HEAT

First, let’s do a recap of temperatures and precipitation for July. I recorded four days with a high in excess of 100°F. July 2, 3, 4, and 31 were all above 100°F. The high for the month was on the 3rd at 104.1°F. Our low of t... — Updated 8/12/2015


Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 8/3 - USBR Plant Protection advised police that there was a dog kept in a van at the 230 kv switchyard. Police found a Bonneville Power Administration contractor who said he takes his dog swimming in the... — Updated 8/12/2015


Entries sought for sawhorse cow contest

Adults and kids of all ages are invited to enter the annual Sawhorse Cow Contest sponsored by the Grant County CattleWomen at this year’s county fair. Entries must start with a sawhorse of any size, and resemble a cow when... — Updated 8/12/2015


Top downloads at the North Central Regional Library

Looking for some good books to download to your reading or listening device? These are the top titles that are trending at the North Central Regional Library System. The North Central Regional Library System serves Douglas,... — Updated 8/12/2015


Canning workshops set

A workshop to learn the basics on water bath canning and canning jams will be held in two different locations August 25 and 26. On Tuesday, Aug. 25, the workshop will be held from 4:30 - 8 p.m., at the Diabetes Prevention Program... — Updated 8/12/2015


Meetings and Notices

Chamber Meets at Siam Palace for August The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting this Thursday, August 13, at noon, at Siam Palace, Main St., Grand Coulee. General business is on the agenda. Democrats to Meet... — Updated 8/12/2015


Art show at the stampede this weekend

The 35th annual Western and Native Art Show, sponsored by the Okanogan County Artists, will take place Stampede Weekend, August 13, 14, and 15, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Courtyard, 28 N. Main... — Updated 8/12/2015


Craft Day is the program at the library this Friday

The summer reading program is in full swing at the Grand Coulee Public Library. It is for children 0-18. Sign up is free. You can sign up at: Upcoming events: Wednesday, August 12 - Craft Button Tree -... — Updated 8/12/2015


LRHS Class of '85 reunion August 21 and 22

The LRHS class of 1985 will be celebrating their 30th year class reunion the weekend of August 21 and 22. Friday night, please meet at the Electric City Tavern for mingling and drinks. Saturday, a picnic for family and friends at... — Updated 8/12/2015


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