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Blood

drive set

The Inland Northwest Blood Center, along with Grand Coulee Community Blood Drive Volunteers, will hold a blood drive Monday, Oct. 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the community room at Coulee Medical Center.

INBC needs an average of 200 blood donors every day to meet the needs of more than 35 hospitals in the Inland Northwest.

Haunted

house planned

A haunted house is being planned at the Grand Theatre on Grand Coulee’s Main Street for Oct. 26-30.

Workers will be busy in the next few weeks coming up with scary ideas for the Halloween affair.

Leaders named

Grant Transit Authority has named Michael Wagner as general manager and Jim Ackley as operations manager.

Offices

will be closed Monday

Some government offices and banks will be closed Monday for Columbus Day, so don’t expect to get any mail.

Grant PUD said its offices in Moses Lake, Quincy, Royal City and Grand Coulee will be closed for training that day. Its call center, however, will remain open from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:15 to 5 p.m. Regular hours will resume for both the offices and the call center on Tuesday.

Prescribed fires

begin for Wenatchee River Ranger District

The Wenatchee River Ranger District is ready to implement its fall prescribed burning program. There will be a series of several prescribed broadcast fire burns beginning in early fall and continuing into early winter, depending upon conditions.

Broadcast burning is a managed activity where fire is applied generally to most, or all, of an area within well-defined boundaries. It is a tool used for reduction of fuel hazards. The targeted prescribed burn units are located within the Lake Wenatchee area, beginning in areas off Beaver Valley Highway and Chiwawa Loop Road. 

Hunters and recreationists are advised to avoid these areas during prescribed fire operations.   

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