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Legals for March 31, 2021

Town of Nespelem STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS REQUEST The Town of Nespelem is requesting Statement of Qualifications and performance information from qualified firms interested in providing professional engineering consulting servic... — Updated 3/31/2021 Full story


Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 3/22 - A woman reportedly stepped into traffic near the Electric City Post Office and slapped a vehicle as it passed. Police had numerous complaints about her. An officer told her if she didn’t stop she would... — Updated 3/31/2021


Nespelem man sentenced to two years for social media threats

A Nespelem man was sentenced in federal court earlier this month to two years in prison for threatening his already-battered ex-girlfriend over social media, US Attorney Joseph H. Harrington said. Davis Henderson Tatshama Sr., age... — Updated 3/31/2021

 By Jacob Wagner    News

Rodeo entertainer and his bull booked for Colorama Rodeo

The Colorama Rodeo this year will include a show put on by Jason Dent, also known as Whistle-Nut, and his pet bull that he can ride around like a horse.  Whistle-Nut is an... — Updated 3/31/2021


Colville Tribal Vice-Chairman Joel Boyd placed on administrative leave

Colville Business Council Vice-Chairman Joel Boyd of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation was placed on administrative leave on March 24 by action of the Executive Committee of the Colville Tribes, a press release... — Updated 3/25/2021

 By Scott Hunter    News

Half-day plan approved for four-day school week

Students at Lake Roosevelt Schools will attend in person more than they have in a year, following the passage by the school board of a new schedule aimed at accomplishing increased face time with teachers and peers, even with... — Updated 3/25/2021


Alternative egg hunt offered

With the Lions Club's annual Easter egg hunt canceled this year, kids can take part in an "Alternative Egg Hunt" next week in which 26 different homes in Electric City will... — Updated 3/24/2021 Full story


Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 3/16 - A man on Bay Area Drive reported that a dark colored pickup was parked in his driveway. He confronted the driver who said he had been drinking.  A Grant County Sheriff’s deputy and a Grand Coulee offic... — Updated 3/24/2021


Very open meeting

Electric City council members, Mayor Diane Kohout, and even the city engineer meet with constituents Saturday in a two-hour, open-ended meeting at the Vets Center to provide... — Updated 3/24/2021

 By Jacob Wagner    News

Food drive collecting food this Saturday

Scouts are staying busy with another food drive. “A food drive is always helpful,” said Carol Nordine, who manages the local Care and Share Food Bank located at the Nazarene Church on the outskirts of Grand Coulee heading east... — Updated 3/24/2021


Basket bonanza

Joah Nee looks over a sea of Easter baskets Monday at the Grand Coulee Dam Senior Center, assembled by a crew of volunteers from many donations. They made 475 baskets for sale in... — Updated 3/24/2021

 By Jacob Wagner    News

Pathway project to finish up in Elmer City

Pedestrians in Elmer City will be more footloose and fancy-free with a pathway project being completed later this year.  In 2018, phase one of the pathway project built a path along the Lower River Road from Third Street to about... — Updated 3/24/2021


Tribes give out more than 4,300 vaccines

The Colville Tribes have been diligent in vaccinating their members against COVID-19 and members 18 years and older qualify to make an appointment for theirs.  More than 4,300 doses of the Moderna vaccine have been delivered on... — Updated 3/24/2021


Ready for inoculations

A line of cars stretches from the parking lot of Coulee Medical Center, down Fortuyn Street, up Burdin Boulevard to SR-174 and down the highway Friday as people wait to get their... — Updated 3/24/2021

 By Jacob Wagner    News

Spring cleanup will be free after all

The annual spring cleanup will be free after all. The Regional Board of Mayors, after being awarded a grant, chose during a special meeting March 18 not to charge locals for dumping yard waste at the Delano Regional Transfer Statio... — Updated 3/24/2021

 By Joseph Claypoole    News

All counties eligible for Phase 3 starting March 22

All counties are eligible for Phase 3 of Gov. Jay Inslee's Healthy Washington reopening plan on March 22. Inslee made the announcement March 11 following a downward trend in... — Updated 3/18/2021 Full story

 By Scott Hunter    News

Appointments open for Friday's vaccination event at CMC

Anyone can now either sign up for a vaccination event in Grand Coulee this Friday or get on a list to get vaccinated against COVID-19 through a state website Grant County Health... — Updated 3/17/2021 Full story

 By Jacob Wagner    News

Electric City public feedback meeting on Saturday

Electric City will be holding its second informal meeting with the community where people can give their input and ask questions about the goings on of the city.  The meeting is scheduled for Saturday, March 20, from 1-3 p.m. at... — Updated 3/17/2021

 By Jacob Wagner    News

Memorial to veterans discussed for Coulee area

American Legion #157 Commander Jim Brakebill spoke to the Regional Board of Mayors March 8 about wanting to create a veterans’ memorial for the Coulee area.  Brakebill emphasized the idea for a memorial was only in the earliest... — Updated 3/17/2021


Scouts mounting extra food drive

The local Scouts BSA Troops 24 and 52 will be doing another food drive for the Care and Share Food Bank. It was brought to the scouts’ attention that the food bank is running especially low on food, so they thought another food... — Updated 3/17/2021


Colville Reservation photographs are subject of museum program

A museum in Colorado will offer a program this week showing historical photographs of the Nespelem area, streaming it live online so you can attend. The Clyfford Still Museum, locat... — Updated 3/17/2021

 By Scott Hunter    News

Town to take yard waste for cleanup

The town of Coulee Dam still plans on its traditional, spring cleanup help with yard waste despite the fact that the areawide spring cleanup was altered this year. Grant County officials told the Regional Board of Mayors recently... — Updated 3/17/2021

 By Jacob Wagner    News

Community basketball court discussed

The need for a community basketball court was discussed at a parks district meeting last week.  Commissioners for the Coulee Area Park and Recreation District met on March 10 via Zoom for the first time since December.... — Updated 3/17/2021

 By Jacob Wagner    News

Report: Elmer City sewer options will cost a lot

Whether they continue to share a wastewater treatment facility with Coulee Dam, or build their own, Elmer City ratepayers are looking at higher sewer rates, but how much higher remains to be determined.  The Elmer City council wat... — Updated 3/17/2021


Honored for academics

Among those Lake Roosevelt High School students inducted into the National Honor Society March 10 were, from left: Chelsea Dudley, Landon Krohn, Tyson Nicholson, Tanner Whitelaw,... — Updated 3/17/2021


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