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Articles from the September 25, 2013 edition

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 By John McNeil II    Sports

Raiders outlast Bridgeport Mustangs

LR is on a win streak as the Raiders defeated the Mustangs in a non-league game last Friday by the score of 28-25. Head Coach Steve Files liked the determination of his squad,"We played extremely hard for four quarters and... — Updated 9/25/2013

 By John McNeil II    Sports

Lady Raiders fight hard through long week

Lady Raider volleyball fought hard through fatigue and tough opponents last week as they played 19 games in three days. Head Coach Nate Piturachsatit was proud of the way the girls kept playing, "Even though they were tired they... — Updated 9/25/2013

 By John McNeil II    Sports

Cross country faced another tough test

Raider cross country ran into the toughest test of the early season last Saturday at the Runners Soul Invite in the Spokane Valley. Over 40 schools from Eastern Washington and North... — Updated 9/25/2013


New sign goes up

Workmen attach Jess Ford’s new sign near the front of their Grand Coulee Ford agency building last week. The sign promotes the firm’s tires, brakes and alignment departments... — Updated 9/25/2013


Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon, Thursday, Sept. 26, at La Presa. OES to Meet Grand Coulee Dam Chapter OES wll meet Thursday, Sept. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Long form opening, educaito night... — Updated 9/25/2013


Legals for September 25, 2013

City of Electric City Notice of Public Hearing The City of Electric City will hold a public hearing to consider revenue sources for the 2014 budget, including consideration of possible increases in property tax revenues on... — Updated 9/25/2013


Mamoru Rock Ar-Sikh Hewitt

Mamoru Rock Ar-Sikh Hewitt (21) left us from his Manson, Wash., home during the early morning hours of Sunday, September 15, 2013. Mamoru, who began his earthly journey March 7,... — Updated 9/25/2013


St. Dunstan's hours change

St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church in Grand Coulee will now hold its services at 10 a.m. instead of 9 a.m.... — Updated 9/25/2013


Dorothy (Dot) Snyder

Dorothy (Dot) Snyder went for her last ride on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, to join her husband of 50 years Ed. Dot was born in the Bronx, N.Y., Feb. 8, 1933. She moved to Republic as a... — Updated 9/25/2013


Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago As part of the 21st Century, coordinator Earl Antone organized a open gym and movie night for the residents of Nespelem. Antone targeted struggling youth in the area... — Updated 9/25/2013


Bernard J. "Bernie" Morin

Bernard J. “Bernie” Morin (77) Passed away in his Elmer City, WA home Saturday, September 21, 2013. A recitation of the Rosary will be held Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 7:00pm at Strate Funeral Chapel in Grand Coulee, WA.... — Updated 9/25/2013

 By Don Brunell    Opinion

ESA listing could undercut Washington's economy

A small critter is causing big problems in the South Puget Sound. It’s called the Mazama pocket gopher. Some 100,000 pocket gophers inhabit prairie lands throughout northern... — Updated 9/25/2013

 By Jesse Utz    Lifestyles

Winning and losing, smiles and tears

This last weekend I got to go to Airways Heights and watch my nephew Zack score two touchdowns running like Russel Wilson and throw another TD through the air. So proud. He looked... — Updated 9/25/2013

 By Jerry Beierman    Opinion

The legion appreciates the help

The American Legion Post 157 in Electric City would like to say thanks to everyone who helped us out in many ways! Yes, our Legion Club has had problems in the past, but most of the money has been recovered, our tax-free status... — Updated 9/25/2013


Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 9/16 - Plant Protection asked police to stand by while officials took administrative action against a former employee,  Officials told police that the former employee was disgruntled. Police stood by until the person... — Updated 9/25/2013


Food bank in need of food, money donations

The Care and Share Food Bank needs some help. Manager Fern Blaylock said Monday that after that evening’s deliveries the food bank shelves will be nearly empty. Blaylock said that the truck delivery that was received will be... — Updated 9/25/2013

 By Roger S Lucas    News

Volunteers keep the course going

Volunteers are the nuts and bolts of most organizations. It is especially true at Banks Lake Golf Course, now managed by Port District 7. The Port District took over management of the course two years ago when it was in danger of... — Updated 9/25/2013


Going up and up

Workers lay steel for the high school and middle school section of the new K-12 school project.  On the elementary school side concrete is being poured on the upper level. The... — Updated 9/25/2013

 By Roger S Lucas    News

USAJOBS meetings set for local area

Interested in a job working for the federal government and have been frustrated trying? Then there’s help coming with two meetings scheduled, one Sept. 30 and the other Oct. 2. The meetings are designed to assist the job seeker... — Updated 9/25/2013

 By Roger S Lucas    News

Resident shares concerns with council ... again

Grand Coulee’s mayor and council got a tongue-lashing last Tuesday night for what Becky Billups said was “not doing anything,” She repeatedly has appeared before the council asking that the city enforce its ordinances in... — Updated 9/25/2013


Local non-profit gains two federal grants

The Northwest Native Development Fund, a non-profit organization located at the tribal Indian agency, received two grants this past week. Ted Piccolo reported that the NNDF received a $300,000 grant from the United States Treasury... — Updated 9/25/2013

 By Roger S Lucas    News

Burglar gets money at Center Lodge

Police are investigating a burglary at Center Lodge Motel where an unknown party took about $2,000 from a drop box and cash register sometime during the early morning hours of Sept. 20. The report stated that someone used a key to... — Updated 9/25/2013


Refreshing hand-off

Over 150 athletes, both young and older, took part in last Saturday's 10th annual Grand Columbian Triathlon played out over venues ranging from Spring Canyon to the park below the... — Updated 9/25/2013

 By Roger S Lucas    News

Local businesses complain about home mechanic

Owners of two business firms appeared before the Grand Coulee council last Tuesday to complain about a person doing mechanical work at his residence without a business license. Mike Horne, of MPH, and Jack Madsen of Jack’s... — Updated 9/25/2013


A view from the hospital bed

So, I’m very glad I took out that MedStar membership. Took a ride last night. The good pros at Coulee Medical Center figured out why I was so weak and sent me to Sacred Heart ICU. Turns out I have multiple pulmonary embolisms... — Updated 9/25/2013


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