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Articles from the December 20, 2023 edition


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  • Season greeted with enthusiasm

    Scott Hunter|Dec 20, 2023

    Events for or featuring kids marked the week before Christmas, with a school pre-holiday musical event kicking off a mood of celebration Friday that packed the Lake Roosevelt gym with a "mind-blowing" number of adults, according to the emcee, Jess Tufts. That spirit of community support seemed to carry through the weekend, with Santa hearing children's Christmas wishes in at least three venues in town on Saturday - at the Moose Lodge's annual party, at Les Schwab Tire Center, and at a new...

  • Joy delivered to 99 kids

    Dec 20, 2023

    Saturday morning, volunteers for the Trees of Sharing began delivering bags of gifts all over the community for kids who might not have presents waiting for them otherwise. People had submitted recipient names, which were represented anonymously on tree ornament tags around town. People picked up the tags, then shopped for those individual kids, dropping off the presents. It's been a local tradition for 40 years. At the Grand Coulee Community Church, Linda Black said 90 percent of the presents...

  • It's a boy for Duclos/Boyd

    Dec 20, 2023

    Kylie Duclos and Payton Boyd of Coulee Dam, Washington, are proud to announce the birth of their son Kellex Troy Alan Boyd born November 17, 2023, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Washington. He weighed 7 lbs., 10 oz., and was 21 inches in length at birth. Maternal grandparents are Ashley (Dagan) Collins and Ricky Richardson. Paternal grandparents are Michelle Phillips and Lanny Boyd Jr. Great-grandparents are Krayton Duclos (Stephanie), Tonya Smith (Rob), Rick Richardson (Anita), Pat... Full story

  • Jones/Carrillo have a girl

    Dec 20, 2023

    Makayla Jones and Eric Carrillo of Spokane, Washington, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Rosalie Carrillo on November 28, 2023, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Washington. She weighed 7 lbs., and was 19 inches in length at birth. Maternal grandparents are Susan Hoem and Jay Jay Jones. Paternal grandparents are Duane Frye and Janet Lerma. Great-grandmother is Joyce Angueliar.... Full story

  • It's a girl for Lambert/Abrahamson

    Dec 20, 2023

    Josephine Lambert and AJ Abrahamson of Nespelem are proud to announce the birth of their daughter MaryJane Luna Abrahamson born December 4, 2023, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Washington. She weighed 6 lbs., 9.5 oz., and was 19 inches in length at birth. Siblings include Marvin, Aleka and Linda. Maternal grandparents are Sharon Waters and Frank Lambert. Pternal grandparents are Lola Campbell and Arnold Abrahamson Great-grandfather is Bob Campbell.... Full story

  • Working on quilts every Wednesday

    Dec 20, 2023

    Every Wednesday we will be tying quilts at Zion Lutheran Church for the months of January and February. The group will start at 9am. Bring a sack lunch if you want to. One half of quilts will go to the Support Center and the other alf to World Relief. We do keep 2 to 4 quilts at the church which were given to the family’s that just lost their home. Questions call 509-633-0648...

  • Meetings

    Dec 20, 2023

    Food Bank Open Care & Share Food Bank regular hours are Fridays 1-3 p.m. Questions call Pastor Shawn at 633-2566. Area AA Meetings In Electric City, the New Hope group holds its meetings Monday through Friday evenings at 6pm at the Vets Center. There is also a noon meeting every Wednesday. These meetings are open and non-smoking. For more information, contact Paul 631-4551 or Phyllis 631-1187.I In Nespelem, the group Bound and Determined holds its meetings Monday evening at 7 p.m. at the Catholic Church. Contact Myrna at 634-4921 for more...

  • Coulee Cops

    Dec 20, 2023

    Grand Coulee Police 12/10 - A man was banned from Voltage Coffee House after causing a disturbance while arguing with an employee after being asked to leave. He was later screaming and using abusive language inside a Chevron gas station because of the way a patron looked at him because of the screaming, causing the other patron to leave to the parking lot, followed by the man, telling him to leave him alone, and considering pulling out his firearm because he felt threatened. The man was banned from the gas station as well, and has been banned...

  • Trees planned for denuded street

    Dec 20, 2023

    Coulee Dam's Ferry Avenue, now devoid of trees on the city-owned planting strips, may soon have a couple dozen new trees planted, a city engineer said last week. She's working with the state Department of Natural Resources to apply for a grant for the project. The street's 90-year-old maples were cut down during a sidewalk replacement project. - Scott Hunter photo...

  • Raiders beat up on big Bears

    Scott Hunter|Dec 20, 2023

    Lake Roosevelt's relatively short Raider basketball team seriously beat up on their league's perennial powerhouse Brewster Bears Friday night, 90-56, signaling with a lot of talent that Raider fans will continue to like this basketball season. Head Coach Ed Wolfe had touted the varsity team's defensive chops earlier in the season, but they've got some serious scoring ability too, and it's widespread - over the court and through the team. They scored on fast breaks a lot, with Chase Marchand...

  • Ladies net mixed week for 3-3 record

    Scott Hunter|Dec 20, 2023

    The Lady Raiders had a mixed week with two losses and a win, all on their home court, that puts them at a 3-3 overall win-loss record so far. Lake Roosevelt fell hard to Brewster Friday night, 65-34, but took down 1A Omak 64-23 the next night. Mabton flipped that score to claim the win Tuesday night 68-40. The Lady Raiders (3-3 overall) will meet Nine Mile's Lakeside Eagles (6-0) Dec. 28 in Reardan at 2 p.m., then take on Okanogan (4-1) there Jan. 2 at 6 p.m. LR will host Waterville-Mansfield...

  • Three wrestlers compete at Tri-State

    Dec 20, 2023

    Three Raider wrestlers competed at the big Tri-State meet in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho last weekend, taking the tough road to prepare for this week’s PowerHouse Tournament at Lake Roosevelt. That tourney is scheduled to start at 10 a.m., this Thursday, Dec. 21. with both LR’s girls’ and boys’ teams. At North Idaho College, Mathias Carson, wrestling at 113 pounds; Rodger Cate (120); and Francis Louie (152) wrestled in consolation rounds at the 68-school tourney. Carson was pinned twice. Cate was pinned once and pinned a Frenchtown, Montana wrestler....

  • Legals

    Dec 20, 2023

    Town of Coulee Dam Public Notice ORDINANCE ADOPTED BY THE TOWN OF COULEE DAM Ordinance 811 – an ordinance amending Title 5 and adding Section 5.15 of the Coulee Dam Municipal Code to provide guidelines and standards for short-term rentals in the Town of Coulee Dam. Stefani Bowden, Clerk / Treasurer (Publish December 20, 2023) City of Grand Coulee Special Council Meeting The City of Grand Coulee will be holding a special council meeting Thursday, December 21, at 6pm. (Publish December 20, 2023) Douglas, Grant, Lincoln, & Okanogan Counties for P... Full story