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State Parks Boating Program urges stand up paddleboarders to wear life jacket, leash

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Parks Boating Program is urging stand up paddleboarders to be safe on the water by always wearing a life jacket and leash. According to Washington state recreational boating accident data, six stand up paddleboard...

 

New officer sworn in

Officer Joshua Watkins is sworn in to his duties at the Coulee Dam Police Department June 21by Chief Paul Bowden, after graduating from the state police academy June 19. Watkins is currently engaged...

 

Coulee cops

Grand Coulee 5/7 - An officer picked up a Hickory Farms box with tobacco, rolling papers, and an odor of marijuana from the alternative school after the principal reported finding it in one of the “community rooms.” The box and its contents were...

 

A lot of top prizes

Chelsea Dudley, of Belvedere, displays her grand champion market steer in the senior livestock division at the Ferry County Fair, along with some of her winning ribbons. She also won grand champion...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    People    August 29, 2018

From Grand Coulee Dam area, he's now making movies in Los Angeles

After being kicked out of the Grand Coulee Dam School District in 2006 for not taking school seriously, Devin White moved to the Vancouver-Portland area, where he earned his graduation equivalency...

 

Honoring 60 years in priesthood

Parishioners at St. Henry's Catholic Church in Grand Coulee as well as church leaders of the Yakima Diocese honored the parish priest, the Rev. Robert Himes, Saturday, some 60 years after his...

 

Wade Roberts receives Ph.D.

Wade Roberts, a class of 2007 Grand Coulee Dam Lake Roosevelt High School graduate and a 2012 graduate of Whitworth University, Spokane, Washington, received his Ph.D. in Molecular Plant Sciences May...

 

Royalty welcomes all

The 2018 Nespelem Junior Rodeo Queen Jadyn, Princess Setra and Princess Chenoa are all set for the Nespelem Junior Rodeo, to be held next weekend April 28 and 29 at the Nespelem Rodeo Grounds. Both...

 

And many more

Betty Lacy eats a birthday meal at the Grand Coulee Dam Senior Center Thursday with friends. To her right is Jean Graf. Lacy turned 98 on Friday. - Scott Hunter photo...

 

Spring is the real deal

Hunter Piccinini, 4, reacts with delight at finding the first buttercup brought to our attention this spring. Hunter and his mom found it on a hike along Banks Lake Feb. 26. - Rose Piccinini...

 

Births in the Coulee

It’s a girl for Epperson/Marchand Alana Epperson and Loren Marchand are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Hayzen Shay Marchand, born Friday, November 17, 2017, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Washington. She weighed 8 lbs., ....

 

Allinsons celebrate 60th anniversary

Paul and Sheila Allinson, of Grand Coulee, Washington, will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary November 10, 2017. The couple married at St. Paul's Methodist Church in San Francisco,...

 

Zlateff part of 50th anniversary at EWU

This past weekend, Pat Zlateff attended a reunion to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1967 EWSC football team's near-perfect season and runner-up finish in the NAIA Championships. That squad,...

 

Bearded Villains hit the coulee

The Bearded Villains recently held their first chapter flag shoot meeting at Pepper Jack's Bar and Grille. Washington has two chapters, Eastern and Western. In attendance for the gathering were...

 

Fields/Bailey united in marriage

Robert and Nina Fields of Grand Coulee, Washington, and Annie Bailey of Fairbanks, Alaska, are pleased to announce the marriage of Stormy Fields and Isaac Bailey. The couple exchanged vows in... Full story

 

Brueskes celebrate 50th anniversary

Richard and Gina Brueske recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple married on July 8, 1967, in Seattle, Washington. They lived in Kent, Washington, where Richard worked at... Full story

 

McClure graduates from WSU

Rachel McClure graduated from Washington State University with a bachelor of science in economic sciences this spring, WSU announced last week. McClure is the daughter of Davy and Joy McClure, of Nespelem, and a 2011 graduate of Lake Roosevelt High... Full story

 

Reeder finishes fire academy training

Joshua Reeder of Grand Coulee just finished the Washington State Patrol Fire Academy. He was at the academy from April 1 through June 25 on a scholarship he was awarded earlier this year. Reeder is a... Full story

 

Ending 42 years

Tim Lynch ended 42 years as manager of Coulee Dam's wastewater treatment plant last Friday. Employees held a party late Friday to acknowledge Lynch's service to the town. Lynch said he would have... Full story

 

Ayling retires from credit union

LuAnn Aylings retired June 10 from the Coulee Dam Federal Credit Union after serving members there for 34 years. Ayling started her credit union career in 1983 as a teller, and soon after was... Full story

 

McCleary/Nagy tie the knot

Trevor McCleary, 2013 Almira Coulee-Hartline graduate married Nicole Nagy of Liberty, Kentucky, May 2017. Both are Senior Airmen/E-4 serving in the U.S. Air Force. Trevor and Nicole met while... Full story

 

Kris Hare retires from credit union

Coulee Dam Federal Credit Union wished a fond farewell to Kris Hare, who retired on April 30 after 22 years of service. Hare began her career with the Credit Union on May 1, 1995 as an administrative... Full story

 

Five generations captured

Betty Lacy, almost 97, sits with her great-great-grandson, 6-month-old Elijah Moore, with, from left, her daughter, Clea Lacy Pryor, 73; Elijah's mother, Mandy Moore, 23; and Darla Pryor Orr, 52,... Full story

 

Celebrating 50 years

Gary and Dolores Jenkin, of Coulee Dam, Washington, will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception on Sunday, November 13, at the home of their daughter, Nevada, and son-in-law,... Full story

 

Wilson retires from Army

Tony Wilson, a 1995 graduate of Lake Roosevelt High School, retired from the military recently after serving 20 years in the U.S. Army. Wilson retired as a master sergeant and served as a combat engineer and explosives ordnance disposal specialist.... Full story

 

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