Creston credit union branch robbed

Law enforcement agencies are asking for help from anyone having information concerning the robbery of the Creston branch of the Coulee Dam Federal Credit Union last Friday. Lincoln County Sheriff...

Quick fire response saves homes

A fast-moving fire Friday burned about an acre of brush and grass across the highway from North Dam, but quick action by local firefighters prevented flames from reaching nearby houses. The fire...

Town studies going alone for sewer

It’s all about rates and ownership. Elmer City has been exploring the development of its own wastewater treatment plant and is inching closer to a decision on whether to split with its longtime service provider, Coulee Dam. The town council has...

Town studies going alone for sewer

It’s all about rates and ownership. Elmer City has been exploring the development of its own wastewater treatment plant and is inching closer to a decision on whether to split with its longtime service provider, Coulee Dam. The town council has...

Nespelem man, three others die in tragic crash

Four people were killed in an accident on U.S. 2 west of Davenport July 22, including an infant. The Washington State Patrol said that, for some reason, the driver of a car headed west about 6 p.m. failed to negotiate a right-hand curve in the road...

District readies to sell school building

Any interested buyer has only a few more days to get a proposal in for the purchase of the Center Elementary School building and property. Deadline for submitting a bid proposal is Aug. 5. The Grand Coulee Dam School District board Monday night...

Value emergency response and responders

Maybe it’s just because we so often have a front-row view of tragedy, but two items in this week’s brought home the extreme importance of highly- trained emergency responders and some relief that ...

A response to a Tribal Tribune editorial,

“Relationships, the foundation of tribal journalism” Sorry sir, I take wholehearted umbrage with your recent editorial listed in its entirety! Tribal journalism? What a laugh! To me, journalism is about writing, editing and publishing in...

Trading up for a better trade deal

As the dust settles on the fight in Congress over Fast Track for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal, we have an opportunity to think anew about what good trade policy could be. If we get past the rhetoric, we can expand the public and...

Other school workers touch lives too

I spent the weekend with some of the most dedicated, passionate and hardworking school employees from around the state. I was at a conference for Washington Public School Employees, where during...

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago Grand Coulee Dam Schools will teach fewer students again this year, a fact reflected in the new budget. The school board passed is budget for the 2005-06 school year Monday night. It’s lower than the 04-05 budget by $140,000. Ray...

Small and Rise united in marriage

Allison Kathleen Small and Samuel Alden Rise were married on July 18, 2015 in Federal Way, Washington. Allison is the daughter of Greg Small and Gail Small, both of Federal Way, WA. Sam is the son of ...

It's a girl for the Sanders

  Bridget Gabriel Sanders and Chris Sanders are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Emily Ann Casey Sanders.  Emily was born on Saturday, July 4, 2015, at Providence Sacred Heart...

It's a boy for the Daniels

Jennifer and Brian Daniels of Coulee Dam are proud to announce the birth of their son, Emmett Brian Daniels, born Friday, July 24, 2015, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee. He weighed 9 lbs., 1.2 oz., and was 21 inches in length at...

Palmer-Ankney Sportsman have a girl

Kayce Palmer-Ankney and Ryan Sportsman of Wenatchee, Washington, are proud to announce the birth of their new bundle of joy KinzLee Rae Sportsman on Monday, June 29, 2015. She weighed 7 lbs., 14 oz., ...

Jamie Ray Williams

Jamie Ray Williams 28, began his journey April 6, 1987, in Spokane, Washington, to parents Timothy Williams and Rebecca "Becky" LaCourse, and left to join his ancestors Friday, June 26, 2015, from...

Senior Menu

Wed., July 29 - Dinner BBQ Chicken, Potato Salad, Cowboy Beans, Corn on the Cob, Strawberry Dessert. Thurs., July 30 - Dinner Darla’s Pork Loin Chops over Cabbage & Bacon Rotini, Sunshine Salad, Fruit Parfait. Fri., July 31 - Breakfast Breakfast...

Comic Con at library Friday

The summer reading program is full swing at the Grand Coulee Public Library. It is for children 0-18. Sign up is free. You can sign up at: www.ncrl.org/summerreading. Upcoming events: Friday, July 31 - Comic Con (Tweens & Teens) - 2 - 4 p.m....

Meetings and Notices

Chamber at the Moose Lodge The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting this Thursday, July 30, at noon, at the Moose Lodge in Grand Coulee. Dan Foster Superintendent at Lake Roosevelt National Recreational Area will be the guest...

Receive 10 free Trees by joining ADF in August

Nebraska City, Neb. – Spruce up your landscape by joining the Arbor Day Foundation in August. Everyone who joins the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation with a $10 donation will receive 10 free Colorado blue spruce trees through the Foundation’s...

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 7/17 - A Seattle woman told police that, while she shopped at Safeway, someone took a makeup kit, a pair of shoes, and some medicines from her car. 7/20 - A woman told police that she hadn’t heard from her brother for about...

Group provides evidence cart

The Coulee Medical Center Guild recently purchased this evidence cart that will be used to treat victims of sexual or domestic violence. The unit cost $1,200 and will soon be in use at the hospital....

Chamber, paper publish tips for living here

A committee focused on local economic development realized a goal last week with the publication of a new booklet that addresses the particulars of living in the Grand Coulee Dam Area. "Tips and...

School briefs

COULEE DAM — The Grand Coulee Dam School District board Monday night accepted two resignations, made five hires and agreed to two changes in assignments. Resignations were accepted from Jolee Slaven, a para-educator from the elementary school;...

New floor for school kitchen

Nespelem School Board Directors Jolene Marchand, left and Annette Moses check out the new kitchen floor at the school Monday night following their monthly board meeting. The concrete floor had to be...

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