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Demographics and business

Allan Peterson, of the Small Business Development Center in Moses Lake, talks with chamber members at Voltage Coffee Thursday. Peterson, who takes appointments for free small-business consultations...

 

Meetings & Notices

Chamber This Week This week’s meeting will be held at noon at Voltage Coffee House in Grand Coulee. General business is on the agenda. American Legion to Meet The American Legion Post 157 next meeting will be at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the...

 

Library branches to be closed

All 30 North Central Regional Library branches in Chelan, Douglas, Grant, Okanogan and Ferry counties will be closed on Nov. 14 for an all-staff training day. The library district’s Distribution Center in Wenatchee will also be closed, and the...

 

Penny auction changes to a dime

It had to happen sooner or later. An annual event that has served as a fundraiser and annual kickoff to the local holiday season is making a fundamental change, organizers announced: the penny auction will become “The Ten-Penny Auction” this...

 

Book fair coming

A book fair sponsored by the Grand Coulee Dam PTA and Scholastic Books is going on at the Lake Roosevelt Elementary Library through Friday, Nov. 9. People can buy books there from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Tuesday and Wednesday, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on...

 

Ski Club having pre-season meeting

The Grand Coulee Area Ski Club will be having its pre-season meeting on Wednesday, November 14. Meetings will be at Nespelem School at 5:00 p.m. and Lake Roosevelt High School at 6:30....

 

Astronomy for everyone on offer at library

The universe, estimated by scientists to be about 14 billion years old, vast and full of mystery, will be the topic of a presentation at the Grand Coulee Library this Thursday. Astronomer Kevin...

 

The fix is in

State DOT workers fix the east end of the Columbia River Bridge in Coulee Dam Tuesday. The repair was needed after an overheight vehicle hit the "end portal," a piece of steel that had to be removed...

 

Trees of Sharing schedule set

’Tis the beginning of the season for Trees of Sharing 2018. The Trees of Sharing program is a special way for Grand Coulee Dam area residents to anonymously bless local children who might not otherwise receive a gift at Christmastime. Trees of...

 

Meetings

Chamber This Week This week’s meeting will be held at noon on Thursday, at Voltage Coffee House in Grand Coulee. General business is on the agenda. American Legion to Meet The American Legion Post 157 next meeting will be at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday,...

 

Celebrating Life in Recovery group to begin in Grand Coulee

International speaker and television personality, Cheri Peters, is the creator of the “Celebrating Life In Recovery” program. Available worldwide, a new recovery group starts meetings here in Grand Coulee next month. In 1994, Peters founded True...

 

Meetings & Notices

Chamber This Week This week’s meeting will be held at noon at Siam Palace in Grand Coulee. General business is on the agenda. Senior Volunteers Offering Caregivers a Break Senior Center volunteers will be offering free activities for those with...

 

Meng selected 2019 rodeo queen

On October 7, the Ridge Riders proudly crowned Miss Cassidy Meng as their 2019 Colorama Pro-West Rodeo Queen. Cassidy is 17 years of age and attends Moses Lake High School. She has enjoyed competing...

 

Choir to begin Christmas practice

The community choir will be rehearsing Mondays at 7 p.m. for its upcoming Christmas concert. Practice takes place at St. Henry’s Catholic Church. Singers are welcome....

 

State Parks announces 12 free days in 2019

OLYMPIA – Oct. 17, 2018 – The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will again offer 12 free days next year, in which day-use visitors won’t need a Discover Pass to visit state parks by vehicle. The first free day of 2019 is New...

 

Sailing on top of the world

Commerce, likely many other things, is dependent on current weather and long-term climate. Our regional wheat growers know that our climate is conducive to their work and production. The same applies...

 

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...

 

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