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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...

 

Free trees from Arbor Day Foundation

Nebraska City, Neb. – Spruce up your landscape by joining the Arbor Day Foundation in August. Everyone who joins the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation with a $10 donation will receive 10 free Colorado blue spruce trees or 10 white flowering dogwood...

 

Inflated fun

Melissa Day creates giant bubbles that other kids rush in to burst just before they do on their own at the Wednesday market last week. - Scott Hunter photo...

 

Challenged spuds

Bob Kelton shows complex potatoes from his garden that have had multiple starts and stops in the current growing season. Kelton said russett potatoes are affected this way by high heat and dry conditions, both of which these spuds suffered this...

 

A Tiger get-together

A total of 58 including spouses and guests attended the Friday night "Thanks-giving" reunion dinner for the Grand Coulee High School classes of 1958, 1959, and 1960. The dinner was Friday night,...

 

Blood drive planned

Inland Northwest Blood Center, along with the Grand Coulee community blood drive volunteers led by coordinator Leha Neilsen, is planning a blood drive for Monday, August 20. Donation hours will be from 12:30 to 5 p.m. at the community room in Coulee...

 

Meetings & Notices

No Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not meet for the rest of August. Meetings will resume in September. POWER to Meet The POWER group will be meeting this Thursday, August 16 at 6 p.m. at the Senior Center on Main...

 

Next State Parks free day soon

To celebrate the National Park System’s 102nd birthday, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is offering free entrance to state parks on Saturday, Aug. 25, including Steamboat Rock State Park. Day-use visitors will not need a...

 

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