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Locals voicing strong opinion on Geezer Beach issue

Fishermen want to keep right to drive onto the beach


Hank Wiebe and his friends are raising hell against the United States Bureau of Reclamation’s recent announcement that they are considering no longer allowing people to drive onto “Geezer Beach” behind the Third Powerhouse at the Grand Coulee Dam, or possibly not allowing fishing there at all.

The Grand Coulee man has been placing petitions at local businesses to gather signatures to voice opposition against the idea.

“People are fired up, saying, ‘Keep after them,’”Wiebe said.

Wiebe said that he and his friends go fishing at the beach regularly, don’t litter and follow th...

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