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After-school program gets regional award

Loosening up writers' block

There’s an effort to resurrect “Them Dam Writers” an organization that encourages people to write. The group had been organized back in the 1980s, but in recent years had dwindled to only a few. The effort to get the group going again will...

After-school program gets regional award

An after-school program promoting values, leadership, family and education received a multi-state award last week when its director, Kim Stanger, was in Washington D.C. to encourage more funding from ...

School leader arrested by Internet task force

A popular educator and rising young school administrator was taken from Lake Roosevelt Schools in handcuffs last week, after a Seattle-based task force on Internet crimes served warrants to search...

Citizens wanted for Pathway committee

Want to serve on Electric City’s Pathway committee? All you have to do is drop a note off at city hall. The city council will make a selection of four local citizens to serve, along with city Councilmember Brad Parrish, on an advisory committee...

What should the city ask?

A public workshop will be held this Thursday night at the Electric City fire station to develop survey questions for the proposed Pathways project. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend and take part by sharing their...

Newsbriefs

Volunteer nominations close Thursday Those who wish to nominate someone for Volunteer of the Year have until midnight Thursday. Letters of nomination should be as specific as possible about why the candidate should be honored, including contact...

Traumatic news demands much of us

The arrest last week of a popular educator is an emotionally wrenching trauma for a significant portion of the community, not just for him and his family. If he’s guilty of what the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force say he is, they’ve...

Re: "CEO: Auditors didn't like what they found" (Jan. 27 Star)

I am sickened and disturbed after reading the article about the $150K bonus that was received by [four] employees at CMC. You obviously think that you built and ran CMC by yourselves; that is what bonuses are paid for: employees who exceed...

The climb continues through perseverance

What would have happened if Michael Jordan would have quit basketball after not making his high school team as a freshman? Or if George Washington had told his troops, “We are getting our butts kicked and starving and freezing; let’s go...

Reining in Operation Choke Point

What do you call it when the federal government targets legitimate businesses and causes them to be shut down, not for illegal activity, but because they are deemed undesirable by the Administration? Answer: federal regulatory intimidation. Last...

Sixty-seven years ago

This is the main stem of the main canal of the Columbia Basin Project. It carries more water than most rivers in the state of Washington. Here, one mile north of Adeo (does anybody know where this...

It's a boy for Martin/Kheel

Jordan Martin and Anthony Kheel, of Elmer City, Washington, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Myles Raytheal Kheel, born Monday, January 18, 2016, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Washington. He weighed 9 lbs., 3 oz., and was...

It's a boy for the Tillmans

Jesse Otis and Emily Brooke Tillman, of Elmer City, Washington, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Otis Alexander Tillman born Monday, February 1, 2016, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Washington. He weighed 8 lbs., 14 oz., and...

Kuhlmanns have a girl

Heather and Kyle Kuhlmann, of Grand Coulee, Washington, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Madeline Louise Kuhlmann, born Monday, February 1, 2016, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Washington. She weighed 7 lbs. 14 oz., and...

Dakotah William Jay Moulton

Dakotah William Jay Moulton began his journey January 15, 2016, and joined his ancestors January 15, 2016. He was born to Barbara Cox and Anthony Moulton. He leaves behind siblings Taylor, Kelly, Keyona, Hunter and Zoe, and furry cat Miles Davis...

About to make waves

Caitlin O'Neil, 2016 Colorama Rodeo Queen, spoke at the Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce at The Siam Palace on Thursday. When asked the most important qualifications for a rodeo queen, she...

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon this Thursday, February 11, at the Siam Palace in Grand Coulee. Cheryl Hoffman will be speaking on wildflowers in the coulee. CMC Guild to Meet The Coulee Medical...

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 1/30 - A vehicle owned by an Elmer City woman was pulled over for outdated Montana plates. Police had ticketed the driver twice for this offense and referred the matter to the prosecutor for its owner trying to avoid taxes by...

LRHS Jr./Sr. High School kids make the grade

High Honor Roll 3.5 - 4.0 SENIORS Areielle White, Lachelle Bearcub, Olivia Battise, Devan Black, Kayley Duclos, Terrin Hazard, Deon Whitegrass, Hunt­er Chapman, Scott Abrahamson, Brandon Jordan, Kaden Trotter, Corban Wilder, Tayna Ang, Jocelyn...

Students of the month at Paschal Sherman

The Teachers and Administra­tors at Paschal Sherman Indian School are proud to announce Students of the Month Awards. November: Kindergarten: Joesph Moses, Jemma Michel, Linda Robinson, Davien Wahchumwah, Serenity Michel, Isabelle Timentwa First...

Program has students teach students

A number of fifth-grade students, all part of a "highly capable" program, made presentations before two third-grade classes recently at Lake Roosevelt Elementary. The students selected a topic they...

Smith and Sanchez are district champs

Jacob Smith and Renford Sanchez came home from the Central Washington South District Tournament with gold medals. In the 113-pound weight, Smith defeated Gary Rios-Lopez of Kittitas by pin, then in...

Raiders lose last regular season games

Raider Boys Basketball ended the regular season with two losses last week. The first loss Feb. 2 came at home against the number-one Brewster Bears, the next on Feb. 4 in an upset loss to the struggling Okanogan Bulldogs in Okanogan. At home...

Ladies finish season with a split

The Lady Raiders won a close game Feb. 2 at home against Brewster, then lost big to the number-one Okanogan Bulldogs on Thursday night. The split left the Lady Raiders with an overall win-loss record of 13-6 and a league record of 11-3. With the...

All Indian basketball tourney set

The Nespelem, All Indian Basketball Tournament will be held February 13 and 14. Games will be held all over the area, including the junior high gym in Grand Coulee, Lake Roosevelt gym in Coulee Dam and the Nespelem Community Center and Nespelem...

This week in sports

Wed., Feb, 10 5 p.m., HS Girls’ Varsity Basketball, Districts at Wenatchee High School 6 p.m., JHS Wrestling at Tonasket Mix and Match 6:45 p.m., HS Boys’ Varsity Basketball, Districts at Wenatchee High School Thurs., Feb. 11 5 p.m., JHS...

 
 
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