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Start off the new year with a First Day Hike at Washington state park

OLYMPIA – Dec. 12, 2018 – Washington State Parks invites the public to start the new year off with a First Day Hike on Tuesday, Jan. 1, at nearly 40 state parks across Washington. Some parks will offer more than one hike. “First Day Hikes are...

 

One last chance for Santa today until 3

If your child still wants a visit with Santa, you have one last shot in the community this afternoon. He, along with his elf and Elsa are at the Coulee Dam Credit Union's Coulee Dam office today...

 

Meetings

Chamber This Week Chamber will meet at noon, Thursday, Dec. 20, at Voltage Coffee House. General business is on the agenda. GCD School Board of Directors to Meet Grand Coulee Dam School Board of Directors will be holding a regular school board...

 

A tree by day

City employees and community members join for a small lighting ceremony for a Christmas tree placed at Douglas Park in Coulee Dam Dec. 6. The tree, which is lit for the holidays at night, is a...

 

Christmas Eve Services set

Faith Community Christmas Eve Candle lighting and carol singing service, will be held Tuesday, December 24, at Faith Community Church from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend. Church of the Nazarene There will be a Christmas Eve Candlelight...

 

Elmer Rinard to be presented with a Quilt of Valor

Members of the community are invited to a drop-in reception at the Nazarene Church on Wednesday, December 19, from 1 to 3 p.m. to honor Elmer Rinard for serving our nation in WWII. His quilt will be presented at 1:30 p.m. by Lt. Col. Emily Tate...

 

Checking it twice

Santa and Mrs. Claus hear Phrazer's Christmas wishes at the Moose Lodge's annual Christmas party for kids Saturday. The event drew a standing-room-only crowd. - Scott Hunter photo...

 

Holiday open house at the library

The community is invited to the Grand Coulee Library Holiday Open House Thursday, December 13, beginning at 4 p.m. The gifts and services are provided by your library card and NCRL. Find out all about the wonderful services provided by your library...

 

Meetings & Notices

Chamber This Week Chamber will meet at noon, Thursday, Dec. 13, at Voltage Coffee House. General business is on the agenda. Grant County Fire Dist. 14 to Meet  The Grant County Fire District 14 will hold its regular monthly meeting Monday, December...

 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week Chamber will meet at noon Thursday, Dec. 6, at Voltage Coffee House. General business is on the agenda. Senior Volunteers Offering Caregivers a Break Senior Center volunteers will be offering free activities for those with mild to m...

 

A winning night

Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce President Kerry Higgins celebrates after his coin toss deteremined the winner of a "bead game" at the group's annual Vintners and Brewers auction, this year...

 

Emergency managers meeting set

An Okanogan County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 12, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Okanogan County Commissioners’ Hearing Room, 123 5th Ave North, Room 150, Okanogan. All meetings are open to the...

 

Bazaar season

A young shopper at the Vintage Christmas Market Saturday checks out handbags at Coulee Dam Town Hall. The Grand Coulee Community Church will hold a bazaar this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and a...

 

Meetings & Notices

No Chamber This Week Due to the Vintners and Brewers Tasting and Auction Dec. 1, there will be no chamber this week. Meetings will resume Thursday, December 6. Lions Club Meets The GCD Lions Club will be meeting at 6 p.m., on Tuesday, December 4, at...

 

Timber!

Steve Harrington, custodian at Lake Roosevelt High School, puts yellow tape around a damaged tree Tuesday to keep people away from it until the mess can be cleaned up. Big branches of the blue spruce...

 

Not too late to get an ornament

The Trees of Sharing 2018 are now out decorated with ornament tags with children’s wishes. Pick up a tag and fill the wish. Trees are placed at North Cascades Bank, Safeway Pharmacy, Coulee Dam Federal Credit Union and Harvest Foods. All gifts...

 

1947 Lake Lenore sodium explosions available to view online

In January 1947, the United States Army had an excess of metallic sodium left over from World War II and determined that the alkaline waters of Lake Lenore would be a good spot to dump and neutralize the acidic element, which reacts with water with...

 

Give-A-Tree as unique holiday gift

Nebraska City, Neb. – Celebrate this year’s holiday season with friends and loved ones while supporting conservation and tree planting with the help of the Arbor Day Foundation. • Returning for the ninth season in a row, Give-A-Tree cards from...

 

Trees of Sharing are out

The Trees of Sharing 2018 are now out decorated with ornament tags with children’s wishes. Pick up a tag and fill the wish. Trees are placed at North Cascades Bank, Safeway Pharmacy, Coulee Dam Federal Credit Union and Harvest Foods. All gifts...

 

Tule weavers

Pendleton Moses, left, makes decoys ducks out of tule reeds with students at Cultural Night, held at Lake Roosevelt on Monday. Moses explained that 2,500 year old decoy ducks had been found in a cave...

 

Meetings & Notices

No Chamber This Week or Next Due to the Thanksgiving holiday and then the Vintners and Brewers Tasting and Auction Dec. 1, there will be no chamber this week or next. Meetings will resume Thursday, December 6. Senior Volunteers Offering Caregivers a...

 

Sno-Park permits now available

The Washington State Parks Winter Recreation Program reminds winter recreation enthusiasts that Sno-Park permits are now available for purchase online and through various vendors. Sno-Park permits allow visitors to park in specially cleared,...

 

State Parks announce free days for the 2019 year

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 Year’s Day, Jan. 1. State Parks...

 

Instilling the honor

Students and teachers stand to applaud World War II veterans in their 90s at last Friday's Veterans Day assembly at Lake Roosevelt Schools. Teacher Sandy Hood (inset) has been organizing the assembly...

 

Sharing names accepted until Friday

The Trees of Sharing program is still accepting children’s names on special wish slips being placed in decorated collection boxes at Safeway Pharmacy, Coulee Medical Center, or Harvest Foods until November 16. This is a special way for Grand...

 

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