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Articles from the December 19, 2018 edition

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 By Scott Hunter    News    December 19, 2018

Mayor subject of harassment complaint

The recently resigned mayor of Coulee Dam is the subject of a sexual harassment complaint filed by a female city employee in October, according to a document obtained under the state’s Public Records Act. A Dec. 4, 2018 letter to the city’s...

 

One last chance for Santa today until 3

If your child still wants a visit with Santa, you have one last shot in the community this afternoon. He, along with his elf and Elsa are at the Coulee Dam Credit Union's Coulee Dam office today...

 

Community of song

The Coulee Community Choir performs in their annual Christmas Concert on Sunday in St. Henry's Catholic Church, where more than 70 people from many denominations gathered to listen and to visit...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    December 19, 2018

City will state its opposition to Geezer Beach ban

The city of Coulee Dam will oppose changes to the operation of a beach upriver from the Third Powerhouse behind Grand Coulee Dam being considered by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. The city council unanimously voted last week to send a letter to...

 

Newsbriefs

Phone scammers posing as Grant PUD Grant PUD customers are reporting receiving calls claiming to be from the utility saying that their power be will shut off if they don’t receive an immediate payment. The scammers will even call from a local...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    December 19, 2018

Walk between cities to get safer

VROOOOOM! Whoa, that was close. Pedestrians walking between Electric City and Grand Coulee soon won't have to worry about getting run over anymore, thanks to Electric City being awarded a grant for a...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    December 19, 2018

Electric City approves new RV restrictions

Electric City is taking action to prevent looking like a glorified RV park. The Electric City council approved a zoning revision last week that limits the number of recreational vehicles or utility trailers that can be parked on someone’s...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    December 19, 2018

Elmer City budget just under $1 million

Elmer City, population 238 in the 2010 census, will take nearly $1 million to run in 2019 according to the preliminary budget, but more than half that money will come from grants for sidewalks and street work. The Elmer City council discussed the...

 

Farm bill passage helps Central Washington farm country

Last week, Congress voted 369-47 to pass the 2018 Farm Bill, sending this critical legislation to President Trump for his signature into law. The agreement sets us on a better path for our country’s farmers and ranchers, for our rural communities,...

 

Resolve to care for children in 2019

2019 is almost here! Are you searching for a New Year resolution but aren’t exactly sure what you should resolve to do? Do you love children and think they deserve to be cared for in a safe and nurturing home? If you answered yes to either of...

 

Christmas wreaths help ease pain

Christmas is a difficult time for anyone grieving the death of a loved one. It is especially hard when they were slain in the line of duty while protecting our country. It hit home again last month when Army sergeants Eric Emond, 39, Brush Prairie, a...

 
 By Jesse Utz    Opinion    December 19, 2018

Senior profile: Gloria Michel

Continuing on with profiling a senior in Lake Roosevelt High School, this month I chose a senior who follows a family tradition of being profiled right here in these pages. Quincy “The Kid...

 

Meetings

Chamber This Week Chamber will meet at noon, Thursday, Dec. 20, at Voltage Coffee House. General business is on the agenda. GCD School Board of Directors to Meet Grand Coulee Dam School Board of Directors will be holding a regular school board...

 

A tree by day

City employees and community members join for a small lighting ceremony for a Christmas tree placed at Douglas Park in Coulee Dam Dec. 6. The tree, which is lit for the holidays at night, is a...

 

It's a boy for Lopez/Richardson

Donlyn Lopez and Thadius Richardson of Nespelem, Washington, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Zayden Roy Richardson, born Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Washington. He weighed 8 lbs., 7 oz. He joins...

 

Christmas Eve Services set

Faith Community Christmas Eve Candle lighting and carol singing service, will be held Tuesday, December 24, at Faith Community Church from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend. Church of the Nazarene There will be a Christmas Eve Candlelight...

 

Lady Raiders bug-zap Lady Hornets, catch Lady Tigers by the toe

On Dec. 11 the Lady Raiders zapped the Oroville Lady Hornets by 50 points last week. LR led 35-5 at the half, and held the Hornets to only three points in the second half to win 58-8 Dec. 11. Head...

 

Raiders lead league 4-1 after win and loss

The Raiders lost to a league rival last week before beating another on Friday to retain the top spot in their league. Lake Roosevelt led Oroville by a handful of points most of the game Dec. 11, with...

 

Raiders wrestle in Oroville, Cashmere, and Idaho

Raiders grappled with wrestlers from across the Pacific Northwest last week, facing tough competition in Oroville, Cashmere, and at North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Three Raiders — Kaleb Horn, David Crowe, and Tony Nichols ...

 

This week

Wed., Dec. 19 HS sports pictures and HS basketball practice at Middle School 6:30 p.m. Winter Concert HS gym Thurs., Dec. 20 6 p.m., HS Wrestling here with Cascade LRHS Basketball at Brewster, BJV/4:30 middle school/GJV/4:30 p.m. high school/GV 6/BV...

 

Legals for December 19, 2018

SUMMARY OF RESOLUTION PASSED Of the City of Grand Coulee, Washington On the 4th day of December 2018, the City Council of the City of Grand Coulee passed the following Resolution. A summary of the content of said Resolution, consisting of the title,...

 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 12/11 - Between Dec. 6 and Dec. 11 someone reportedly broke into the coin repositories of four machines in the laundry room in the apartments on Hill Ave. 12/13 - A Burdin Blvd. woman reported that she heard a loud diesel truck outside...

 
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