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Time to

fall back

Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 6. Set your clocks back one hour.

Firefighters advise that the semi-annual change is also a good time to change the batteries in smoke alarms.

All

veterans

invited

All area veterans of military service are invited to a special assembly Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 9:30 a.m. at Lake Roosevelt Schools. “All grades, K-12, will attend, and many have prepared songs and tributes for our guests,” said Sandy Hood, eighth-grade

language arts and history teacher.

Hood, who has organized similar events for many years, said the high school band and choir will perform. And, as in years past, veterans she has gathered on a list get a letter from a student.

School boards will meet

jointly

The school boards of the Grand Coulee Dam School District and Nespelem School District will meet together Monday, Nov. 7, at La Presa Mexican Restaurant. It is an open meeting and the public can attend. Discussions will be about common goals and interests. Nespelem’s eighth-grade students advance to ninth grade at Lake Roosevelt in Coulee Dam. The meeting begins at 6 p.m.

Fall

cleanup

days

The fall cleanup days at the Delano Regional Transfer Station will be Nov. 12–19. Those within the region can take their garden wastes and dump them without charge any time during the following hours and days: Monday and Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. People are asked to bag leaves and cut limbs to under 6 feet long.

Recycling

info

offered

The Colville Tribes will hold an America Recycles information day, Nov. 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lucy Covington Government Center Auditorium.

One week out, ballots

returning

More than a million ballots have been turned into county elections offices with one week to go before election day, the state’s Secretary of State department said Tuesday morning. The 1,015,716 ballots represent almost 24 percent of all ballots issued.

Port

meeting

rescheduled

Grant County Port District 7 has rescheduled its November meeting to Nov. 17, since its regular meeting date would fall on Thanksgiving. The meeting is held at the airport office and begins at 5 p.m.

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