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Lions to offer eye screening

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Grand Coulee Lions Club is joining forces with Coulee Medical Center for a free eye screening during Health Week May 15-19. The screenings will be made from 7-10 a.m. at the hospital.

For more information you can contact Lions Club President Rick Bako ( or Betty at 633-0627.




Grand Coulee’s planning commission, scheduled for 5:30 p.m. tonight (Wednesday), has been rescheduled to the same time Wednesday, May 17. The meeting is held in the city council chambers. The public is invited to attend.

School district updating


Grand Coulee Dam School District directors Monday night started the process of updating some 100 policies. New state language and requirements were presented and policies will be updated for first and second readings prior to adoption.

The school board approved three teachers to teach out of their endorsed areas at Monday night’s meeting. The three teachers and their current areas are Clarence Hill, junior high publications; Pam Johnson, junior high reading and Brenda Mouzon, alternative learning.

The school board approved a trip to Silverwood for seven civics students. The group is in Derrick Johnson’s junior/senior high class.

State legislator opens district office

Rep. Mike Steele announced Tuesday that he has opened a district office in Chelan for the legislative interim. Although the legislature was called into an immediate 30-day special session following the end of regular session on April 23, Steele reaffirmed that he will be in the 12th District and available.

“I chose Chelan for its central location,” said Steele, R-Chelan. “The interim is an important time to meet with the community and answer questions. I look forward to hearing from the public before I am called back to Olympia to vote on a final budget.”

The office is located at 216 E. Woodin Ave., Suite 3, Chelan, WA, 98816. Additionally, Steele may be reached via phone at (509)888-4846 or email at Mike.Steele@

During the interim, hours are 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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