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Backpacks loaded with everything you need to explore nature are coming to a library near you!

After piloting the backpack program at the Wenatchee and Winthrop public libraries during the summer, North Central Regional Library is now expanding it to include all of Chelan, Douglas, Grant,...

 

Meetings

Chamber This Week Ann Diamond will be the guest speaker at the chamber lunch this week. Diamond is running as an independent candidate for the 12th District House of Representative seat in the upcoming November election. The meeting will be held at...

 

"Musical Pursuit" concert to be offered in Omak

Okanogan Valley Orchestra & Chorus will present their season-premier concert at the Omak Performing Arts Center Oct. 20, at 3 p.m. The concert is planned as an audience-participation event, a musical quiz that will keep you engaged as you go on this...

 

New rep needed

The Grant County Health District’s Board of Health needs a new representative from the north end of the county. The representative should be from Grand Coulee, Electric City, Coulee City, or Hartline, can be an elected official or simply a...

 

Reminder NCB is collecting coats for kids

The Grand Coulee branch of North Cascades Bank (NCB) is collecting new or gently used coats for local children in need. Gloves, scarves, hats and other warm outerwear for children are also welcome. Cash donations will be used to purchase new...

 

Harvest festival coming for fundraiser

A “Harvest Festival” is being organized by several groups as a fundraiser at Lake Roosevelt Schools for Thursday, Oct. 25, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. It will include a costume contest, a “Trunk or Treat” feature, a meal, and unlimited games. The...

 

Molly Brown to open at Soap Lake

A comedic, yet honest, interpretation of the class system and the human spirit of Colorado settlers and Denver Society will be portrayed by the Masquers Theatre cast of "The Unsinkable Molly Brown,"...

 

GCHS Alumni Association to meet

The fall meeting of the Grand Coulee High School Alumni Association will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, October 17, at the Grand Coulee Community Church, 405 Center Street. The meeting is open to anyone who has an interest in the former Grand Coulee S...

 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week Jesse Utz, from Lake Roosevelt Jr/Sr High School, will be talking about the school’s Natural Helpers Program at chamber lunch this Thursday, October 11. The group will meet at Siam Palace in Grand Coulee at noon. Okanogan County...

 

Food truck gives out thousands of pounds of food

Volunteers for Second Harvest hand out 9,127 pounds of food to 404 individuals, in 148 families, at the Zion Lutheran Church Sept. 27, including 5,060 pounds of produce. Microsoft sponsored the event...

 

Blood drive planned

Inland Northwest Blood Center, along with the Grand Coulee community blood drive volunteers is planning a blood drive for Monday, October 22. Donation hours will be from 12:30 to 5 p.m. at the community room in Coulee Medical Center. For more info...

 

Cook off raises funds for senior center

At the Second Annual Chili Cook Off held at Banks Lake Golf Course Saturday, Cheri Thomas won for her second year in a row, winning a 12 Tribes Casino package, including a $100 gaming voucher, a $100...

 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week Nelson Cox, who is running for Grant County PUD Commissioner, will be speaking at Chamber this Thursday, October 4. The group will be meeting at Siam Palace in Grand Coulee at noon. Theater Auditions Next Week The Soap Lake...

 

NCB collecting coats for kids

The Grand Coulee branch of North Cascades Bank (NCB) is collecting new or gently used coats for local children in need. Gloves, scarves, hats and other warm outerwear for children are also welcome. Cash donations will be used to purchase new...

 

Enjoy the Majesty of Fall: Join the Arbor Day Foundation

The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering 10 colorful trees and bushes when you join the organization in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated...

 

Meetings & Notices

Chamber This Week Jesse Utz from Lake Roosevelt Jr./Sr. High School will be speaking about the Natural Helpers Program at chamber this Thursday, September 27. The group will be meeting at La Presa in Grand Coulee at noon. Free Food Distribution...

 

Memory Cafe facilitator training program offered

The Grand Coulee Area Senior Center will hold a one-day training course for those interested in creating a Memory Cafe for those suffering with Alzheimer’s and dementia. The course will be held Tuesday, Sept. 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the...

 

Rising above it all

A family takes a ride in a helicopter Satruday, taking off from a ball field at North Dam Park as part of the Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce Harvest Festival. - Scott Hunter...

 

Run the Dam overall results

With 222 participants finishing The Run the Dam race, the event grew by a third last Saturday. Below are partial results. We'll link to complete results in this story online...

 

Meetings & Notices

Chamber This Week Terry Brewer, Grant County PUD Commissioner and incumbent, will be the guest speaker at Chamber this Thursday, September 20. The group will be meeting at La Presa Restaurant in Grand Coulee at noon. Veteran Resource and Job Fair A...

 

Hansen takes lead

Jeremy Hansen, of Grand Coulee, and Allison Pheasant, Ephrata, sing a duet from the upcoming musical "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" at the Soap Lake Masquers Theater's annual Membership Gala at the end...

 

Survey - Shopping in the Coulee

Where do people in the Coulee shop? Take our easy two question survey! No sign up required. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/YHZJ53Z...

 

Brews, views and more on tap for Harvest Festival

There’s nothing like some good views, brews and tunes to ring in the autumn season. At the Harvest Festival this year, helicopter rides will be available from Inland Helicopters from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, and from 10 a.m. to 3...

 

Meetings and Notices

No Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not meet this week but will resume meetings beginning Sept. 6, at the La Presa Restaurant in Grand Coulee. Lions Club Meets First and Third Tuesdays The GCD Lions Club will be...

 

Top BBQ chefs to compete at festival here

Better put another notch in your belt, the barbecue competition will be back at Harvest Festival. The Pacific Northwest BBQ Association will be bringing their competition to Banks Lake Park on Saturday, Sept. 15 and Sunday, Sept. 16. The event runs...

 

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