District will keep Center School and land

The Grand Coulee Dam School District board authorized the purchase of Center School and land adjacent to it at its meeting Monday night. The title to the site used by local school districts for decades stipulated that ownership would revert to a...

Homes are haunted by the Halloween spirit

Halloween for a couple of houses in the area is a real production. Children have a couple of favorite places to visit on Halloween, one in Electric City and the other in Coulee Dam. Dale and Vel...

Chief's job keeps civil service protection

Grand Coulee Mayor Chris Christopherson has lost his bid to remove the police chief job from Civil Service Commission protection. He has stated it was his goal to remove the police chief from under the Civil Service Commission. He made that...

School furnishings will be sold soon

Following the move from the old elementary and middle school buildings in Grand Coulee to the new school complex in Coulee Dam, hundreds of items left in the two buildings will be tagged for sale. The new school has all new furnishings, so the...

Totals for fixing up old school OK'd

The Grand Coulee Dam School Districts board at its Monday night meeting approved seven construction change orders for $613,199 for work relating to the building of the new school complex, upgrading the old high school and associated work: •...

Newsbriefs

You have our permission sleep in Daylight Savings time ends this Sunday morning. Move clocks back one hour. Boat launch permits available online Seasonal boat launch permits for Lake Roosevelt are now availabe online and at Coulee Hardware. They...

Don't steal the rocks

Since 9-11 I have watched the evolution of Bureau security in and around the Dam. For a long time, it appeared that the after a shaky start, the program would mature with age. I now think I was wrong. In the beginning, the powers that be did...

Sailing to a new horizon

OK mates: It’s time to bid adios to the Airport Addition. During the past 34 years our three kids have graduated from college and are well on their way to seeking their fortunes, or so they tell...

Vote down Electric City Proposition No. 1

Voting for a property tax increase for Electric City (E.C.) police protection is one thing, but in effect giving the city government a blank check to determine the type of police services is another. E.C. recently sent a letter to the voters...

Rotary planning sign project

The Grand Coulee Dam Area Rotary Club has started planning for a few community projects. One project is to gather all the individual services club, church and other not-for-profit organizational...

Local marijuana moratoriums prevent job development

These ridiculous moratoriums against legal marijuana businesses only stops jobs from coming to our community! I understand that the people that are opposed to these businesses have all the money they need to get by. ALL THE REST OF us have to go...

It's a girl for the Parks

On Oct 1, 2014 Jamie and Michael Park are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Brookelynn Eileen Park, born Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev., at 9:23 p.m. She weighed 6 lbs., 7 oz., and was 18 inches in...

Charles "Tom" Logan

Charles “Tom” Logan, 63, passed away at Sacred Heart Medial Center in Spokane on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, as a result of a long battle with lung and heart complications. At his request no service will be held. He is survived by his wife of 39...

Burned out house comes down

Jeremy Walker, of Eastside Wood Recycling from Moses Lake, starts work on the tear-down of a house at 611 Holly Street in Coulee Dam Monday. It burned Sept. 18, 2012. The firm bid $14,700 to demolish ...

Senior Menu for November

Mon., Nov. 3 - Breakfast Polish Sausage and Cheese Scramble, Hashbrowns and Toast, Apricots, Orange Juice. Tues., Nov. 4 – Dinner Pork Cutlets, Scalloped Potatoes Assorted Vegetables, Molded Fruit Salad, Apple Surprise. Wed., Nov. 5 – Dinner...

Meetings and Notices

Chamber Meeting The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet this Thursday, Oct. 23, at noon at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille in Grand Coulee. Debbie Bigelow and a team from Coulee Medical Center will be speaking on PPE (personal...

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 10/20 - A woman reported that a red vehicle was going down Burdin Boulevard with the driver yelling and honking the horn. Police found the driver and she said she was just looking for her boyfriend and admitting that she had...

Buy a Paver to help build a gym

The LRHS Associated Student Body has been selling "Pavers" as a fundraiser to support extra-curricular programs, this time we are running this fundraiser to have the funds go to "Build a Gym Fund"....

Board accepts personnel changes

The Grand Coulee Dam School District board approved a number of hires, allowed a leave of absence, and approved the retirement of a veteran counselor at its meeting Monday night. The board met in the new school after providing a tour of the...

Ladies prepare for tiebreaker

Lady Raider Volleyball will play a tiebreaker match to settle the matter of who is the number-five team in the North tomorrow at Pateros High School. LR will be playing Liberty Bell, who finished...

Cross country on to district meet

Raider Cross Country finished the regular season Oct. 25 at Liberty Bell, where the boys’ team finished third in the Central Washington District 6 B League Championships. LR had 78 points, while...

Raiders lose fourth in a row

On a wet night in Kittitas, the Raiders lost their fourth game in a row to the Coyotes by the score of 72-6. “Disappointing performance by the Raiders,” Raider Head Coach Steve Files commented. “We were not competitive against Kittitas.” LR...

This week in sports

This week in sports Thurs., Oct. 30 6 p.m., HS Volleyball at Liberty Bell. Fri., Oct. 31 7 p.m., HS Football here with Soap Lake. (Senior Night) Sat., Nov. 1 10 a.m., HS Volleyball District 5/6 Playoffs at Ephrata. 11 a.m., HS Cross Country...

Bowling Scores

TUESDAY HI LO’S TEAM W L Pepsi 22 10 Coulee Int. Serv. 22 10 Riverview Lanes 18.5 13.5 Sunflower Graphics 17 15 Fullers 16 16 Team 6 32 10 High Game: Pepsi 450; Sheila A 176 High Series: Pepsi 1268; Sheila A 454 Splits: Winnie 3-6/3-6 DAM KEGLERS...

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