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 By Scott Hunter    News    December 25, 2019

Frozen turkey crisis under control

Quick thinking and some downright neighborly effort saved the day last week when hundreds of frozen turkeys could have spoiled instead of finding hungry families. Pacific Aquaculture, which operates...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    December 25, 2019

City budget of $4.7 million approved

The Grand Coulee City Council discussed the root of all evil at their Dec. 17 council meeting when they approved the city's 2020 budget of nearly $4.7 million. The topic of money came up multiple...

 

Newsbriefs

Hansen receives state honor in volleyball The Washington State Volleyball Coaches Association, in giving honors to 2B athletes, gave an honorable mention to Jozlyn Hansen who played the libero position for Lake Roosevelt this fall. Liberos...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    December 25, 2019

Recycling ringing in the new year

More recycling will be available locally at the beginning of 2020, but there are steps for recyclers to take to do it right. A new receptacle will be placed outside the gates of the Delano Regional Transfer Station and will accept mixed paper, #1...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    December 25, 2019

Second Lone Pine fire doused

The second fire in the neighborhood just above the Columbia River along the Lower River Road in about three weeks brought a quick response from firefighting agencies last Wednesday evening and was...

 

Closure of Keller Ferry extended

KELLER – Keller Ferry users who travel across the Columbia River on State Route 21 will need to find alternate routes until early January because of additional issues uncovered during repairs to the M/V Sanpoil. Service on the run is now scheduled...

 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 12/17 - A driver was reported slumped over in his white Jeep partially in the roadway at Midway and Federal Avenues. The driver was on his phone, and an officer tapped on his window. The driver said he was testing cell phone...

 

Working for community is a local business ethic

Don Brunell, who wrote a column on this page, doesn’t know the local Portch family, but he might as well have used them as an example in his column on local business owners who do good for their communities. Like his parents before him, Loepp...

 

Caring local small businesses make ours 'A Wonderful Life'

At Christmas, millions watch the 1946 movie classic, “It’s a Wonderful Life.” While it is labeled “fantasy drama,” the show gives us a glimpse of reality and reminds us of the importance of...

 
 By Jess Utz    News    December 25, 2019

My dreams this Christmas

I have a few dreams for Christmas this year, and I thought it only fair to share with you all. I know this list may step on some toes, but I hope we can take this all in good fun and fair taste. The t...

 

Ronald E. Rinker

Ronald E. Rinker, 85, died Monday, December 9, 2019, in Yuma, Arizona. He was born Monday, February 5, 1934, to Sam and Myrtle Rinker in Wilbur, Washington. Ron spent his entire life in the Grand... Full story

 

Meetings & Notices

No Chamber Until January 9 Due to the upcoming holidays, the GCDA Chamber will not be holding meetings until the new year. The group will meet at noon on Thursday, January 9 at Siam. Grant County Fire Dist. 14 to Meet  The Grant County Fire...

 

Legals for December 25, 2019

Grant County Mosquito Control District #2 Surplus Sale The Board of Trustees for Grant County Mosquito Control District #2 has authorized the sale of the following “as is” items by sealed bid: 2000 Ford Ranger 4x4 with 57,000 miles (minimum bid... Full story

 

Ladies keep leads in double digits

The Lady Raiders left the Lady Hornets buzzless in Oroville Dec. 17, then took down their second league opponent at home Friday night with a second decisive win. LR led 40-18 at the end of the first...

 

Raiders beat Hornets, destroy Tigers

Lake Roosevelt's Raiders left no doubt about their dominance over two league teams last week, besting Oroville on the road and Tonasket at home, both with double-digit leads. The Raiders defeated the...

 

Raiders wrestle in Tri-State Tourney, Newport Invite

Seven Raider wrestlers competed at the Tri-State Tournament in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho Saturday, while others competed in Newport, Washington. Head Coach Billy Monroe called Tri-State “very tough and expected.” “Colton Jackson and Trevon...

 

This week in sports

Saturday, Dec. 28 10 a.m., HS Wrestling, at Freeman 4:30/6/7:30 p.m., HS Basketball, at Warden Fri., Jan. 3 10 a.m., HS Wrestling, Powerhouse Tourney, home 3:30/5/6:30 p.m., HS Basketball at White Swan Sat., Jan. 4 10 a.m., HS Wrestling, Banks Lake...

 

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