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Equipment

is surplus

Several video cameras and accessories have been declared surplus by the city of Grand Coulee, along with some Dell computer equipment, minus the hard drives, which will be stored in the city’s safe.

Fire and EMS activity

reported

Grand Coulee’s Volunteer Fire Department answered four calls in March, including one structure fire. The department had 34 ambulance calls during the same period, including 12 transports.

In April, the department didn’t have any fire calls, but was called for a fuel spill and one rescue. There were 27 EMS ambulance calls in April. Fire Chief Richard Paris reported to council that a new ambulance has been ordered at a cost of $142,682, and will be delivered in about 10 months.

Comcast

contract

extended

The city of Grand Coulee has extended its contract with Comcast, which returns about $7,000 annually to the city.

Fundraising for

scholarship

The Okanogan Kiwanis Club is again selling strawberries, raspberries and blueberries, and club officials stated that those who bought last year will be contacted in May. The Kiwanis Youth Services project will fund a $1,000 scholarship to a Lake Roosevelt High School student. Berries will be delivered to customer homes in Elmer City, Coulee Dam and Grand Coulee. Orders must be placed by June 30 with delivery on July 23. Orders may be placed by calling (509) 429-2902.

No

business

The Regional Board of Mayors meeting Monday was cancelled for lack of business. The RBOM is next scheduled to meet June 8.

No

quorum

Lincoln County Fire District 9 has cancelled its May meeting due to a lack of a quorum. The district will meet again in June.

Blood

drive

coming up

A Grand Coulee community blood drive will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, May 18, at the community room at Coulee Medical Center. The blood drive, in cooperation with the hospital, is sponsored by Inland Northwest Blood Center.

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