New store will open this spring

 


People who felt the loss of convenience when The Variety Store in Grand Coulee closed down will welcome the news that a new proprietor will open a new store by the same name in the same building.

Launi Ritter, who had attempted to come to rental terms with former owners of the building between Safeway and Coulee Hardware over a year ago. She and her parents, Doug and Mary Lou Lockard, had researched the business and were ready to start it up, but could not find a location with the right terms.

That changed Feb. 27, Ritter said, when A. J. Gerard called, wondering if they were still interes...



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Debbie Sather writes:

Variety Store feedback: Please stock Nice Sweat Shirts with Grand Coulee Logo, Tank Tops Too Thank you

VALERIE KECK writes:

This is such good news. In the past I shopped at the Variety Store regularly. I was usually able to find what I needed whether it be underwear, socks, belts, t-shirts, kids toys, candles, postcards, spices, snacks, pet toys, rugs, kitchen gadgets, etc. So this is wonderful and I look forward to the opening. Thank you Launi Ritter!

 
 
 
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