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Electric City

survey

is online

The Electric City Parks and Trails survey is now online. The link to the survey questions is http://www.surveymonkey.com/r/electriccityparks. For those who want a hard copy of the survey questions, they are available at city hall. Electric City is seeking information from residents to help shape how to proceed with its plan to put a trail system and parks in the city.

Spaghetti feed is for a good cause

A spaghetti dinner this Saturday will help fund a trip for local sixth graders from Lake Roosevelt and Nespelem schools to get to know each other before the two school populations merge at ninth grade.

The feed will also help fund various Rotary Club projects.

School officials say the trip to Tall Timbers in Leavenworth has become something the kids look forward to. The students are recruited to help serve at the dinner and to sell tickets for the event, which starts at 4:30 p.m., Saturday afternoon at Coulee Dam Town Hall.

Banner

frustrations

Officials of both the Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce and the Ridge Riders expressed frustration last Thursday when they discussed the difficulty they were having finding a place to hang a four-foot high by 50-foot long banner promoting the upcoming Colorama Festival and Rodeo celebration on Mother’s Day weekend.

They tried to get the Department of Transportation and Grant County PUD to allow them to use their poles to attach the banner to. Both nixed it. The DOT stated that they had concerns about wind loading and how it might affect cameras at the Four Corners intersection, motorist distractions, and some sight issues.

Blood drive coming Monday

There will be a Grand Coulee Community Blood Drive on Monday, April 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the community room at Coulee Medical Center. The drive is jointly sponsored by the Inland Northwest Blood Center and the Grand Coulee Community Blood Drive Volunteers led by Sommer Hicks.

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