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Look for supt.

Nespelem School District is looking for a new superintendent and signed an agreement with a search firm Monday night.

The district will pay $6,900 to Northwest Leadership Associates to look for a new part-time superintendent, but consultant Lloyd Olson said the district needs that position filled at least three days a week, not one. The job is “bigger than that,” he said, suggesting a salary of $60,000 a year.

The job is currently held by Dr. Mary Hall, who also works with the Colville Tribes’ college program. Debra Pankey is the principal. Together they filled the post vacated last summer by John Adkins.

Board Chair Pat Morin has said he will not run for his seat in the elections coming up next fall.




Colorama Carnival advance tickets can be purchased at seven locations: The Credit Union, Chamber of Commerce office, Coulee Hardware, Coulee Medical Center, H & H Grocery, Loepp Furniture and The Star newspaper. Advance tickets per session are $25 and this includes five game tickets. If you wait until the day the ticket cost is $30 and you have to purchase the game tickets extra.

Prizes winnable with buttons

Those who support the chamber of commerce Colorama festival by buying numbered promotional buttons could win a valuable prize at the 1 p.m. Saturday drawings at North Dam Park May 9. You need to be present at the drawings to win prizes. Buttons are $3 and on sale at over 30 local businesses.

The play’s

the thing

There’s still plenty of time to catch the play “Play On” at the Masquers Theater in Soap Lake.

Carol Boyce of Electric City, and Grand Coulee’s city clerk, is director.

The play will be offered the following dates: May 1, 2, 8 & 9, at 7:30 p.m., plus Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. May 3 and 10.

A chance

to serve

Looking for a way to serve your community? Grand Coulee’s Civil Service Commission is seeking a third member. You must have lived in the city of Grand Coulee for three years, be a citizen of the United States and a registered voter. You can send a letter of interest in serving to Mayor Chris Christopherson, P.O. Box 180, Grand Coulee, Wa., 99133-0180




School attendance at Grand Coulee Dam District schools averaged 697 for April, 38 above last school year over the same period and 37 above the budget projection for this year. The high point this school year was 721 for November and the lowest month was April this year at 697.

All aboard


veteran float

All veterans are invited to ride on the American Legion Post 157 float in the Colorama Parade, May 9. The float will be in front of the library at 10:30. It is not necessary to wear a uniform.


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