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Bull riding school coming up

The Shane Proctor Bull Riding School will take place at the Nespelem Rodeo Arena on April 3 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and 9-4 on April 4. The school is booked up, but is open to the public to watch. Concessions are available.

Taco feed set for junior rodeo

Also on April 3, the Nespelem Junior Rodeo Association will hold an Auction & Indian Taco Feed at the Nespelem Community Center starting at 5 p.m.; the auction starts at 6. The dinner costs $8 a plate and auction items are still being accepted. More information is available at Jackson’s at 634-4395. Funds raised support the junior rodeo.

Need to shred documents?

The Rotary Club’s fifth free Shred Event is coming up, sponsored by North Cascades Bank and Coulee Dam Federal Credit Union.

You can take personal or business documents to the event on April 21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot of Strate Funeral Home, 329 E. Grand Coulee Ave., Grand Coulee.

The club will also accept donations for Care and Share Food Bank at the event.

Course cleanup set

Volunteers are needed for a cleanup of the golf course on Saturday, April 14, beginning at 9 a.m.

For more information, call the club at 633-1400.

Fire and ambulance calls reported

Grand Coulee’s Volunteer Fire Department made four fire and mutual aid calls during the month of February, Fire Chief Richard Paris reported to the city council last week. Two alarms, both false, were at Coulee Medical Center; another was for a controlled burn; and one was mutual-aid call at a vehicle collision. In ambulance calls, there were 10 in Coulee Dam, 15 in Grand Coulee, and 11 transports of patients.

Lions egg hunt Saturday

The Grand Coulee Dam Lions Club will hold its 81st community Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 31, at 11 a.m., at the former middle school athletic field. The egg hunt is for children up to 10 years old.

Elmer City egg hunt Sunday

The town of Elmer City will hold its third annual Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday at 1 p.m., at the town’s pafk near town hall. The Easter Egg Hunt was started by Mayor Gail Morin, who is assisted in hiding the eggs by volunteers.

Studded tire removal deadline extended

The deadline to remove studded tires in Washington has been extended for two weeks. The removal deadline is now by the end of the day Sunday, April 15.

The move might have seemed unnecessary if you hadn’t driven through a snowstorm that suddenly dropped two inches of snow and slush on US-2 toward Waterville Saturday.

Starting Monday, April 16, drivers with studded tires on their vehicles face a $136 traffic infraction.

Boat launch access limited

From March 27 through April 6 there will be limited access at the Lincoln Mill boat launch and parking lot on Lake Roosevelt.

If possible, boaters should consider launching at Seven Bays during this time, the National Park Service said this week.

Salvage operations of a large vessel will require heavy equipment and helicopter work to be performed.

“It is in the interest of public safety and to prevent any potential property damage that we make this notification,” the NPS said.

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