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Update needed on high-speed chase story - The Star
Please provide your readers a follow up on charges brought against the alleged car thief. Please include in the update, what, if any, disciplinary action has been brought against the police officers that participated in the high-speed chase. The high-speed ...
Brass plaque placed at new school - The Star
This brass plaque was recently placed in a concrete stand in front of the Lake Roosevelt High School entrance. The plaque provides an historical record of the school's opening date, September, 2014; the board of directors, Joette Berry, Susan Chaffee ...
Spending Frenzy designed to give students money management skills - The Star
Financial Literacy is an important skill, but is not usually "fun" to learn about. Not so for 193 Lake Roosevelt High School students who took part in a "Spending Frenzy" last week, learning about money management and having fun while doing it. Spending ...
Kathy Rice is named "Volunteer of the Year" for 2014 - The Star
She was selected, by a vote of local citizens to be awarded the "volunteer" for 2014. Rice was among a list of nine that had been nominated for the honor, and received almost a third of the total 182 votes. Others nominated include Karen Depew, Emily ...
Changes to be recommended on building sizes, more - The Star
The Electric City Planning Commission will submit a number of changes to the city council as a result of its public hearing held at the fire hall last Thursday night. Major among the changes is the doubling of the size allowable for accessory buildings, a ...
Tax volunteers getting ready to help - The Star
Income tax time is nearly here and free tax preparation will be offered again at the Grand Coulee Dam Senior Center. Volunteers trained in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service and AARP will be available every Tuesday from Feb. 10 to April 7, from ...
City officials have to tackle all the problems, not just yours - The Star
In the past weeks, we have had a few city council meetings and committee meetings at the local cities. As usual, sometimes things are said that have been taken wrong. Remember, most of these people on the local city councils, city committee are working as ...
Continue school support for this generation of kids - The Star
The reason I accepted the position of chair for the Levy Committee is because I feel that supporting strong schools means … Our kids benefit directly because: • The money stays in the community. • This levy is replacing the existing one, and there ...
Local school levy a partnership - The Star
School districts in the state of Washington continue to rely on a partnership for funding between state and local resources. Local communities through a levy provide essential resources to augment the basic state school support. Our community has ...
Gems in the Coulee: Volunteers - The Star
Anyone who knows anything at all about our history in the Coulee area knows that volunteerism is what made the heart start beating and thriving in this area. Sure, the great Grand Coulee Dam brought thousands into the area but if not for the local ...
This week in sports - The Star
4:30 p.m., HS Basketball here with Oroville. (4:30 BVJ @ Middle School Gym/GVJ at HS gym; 6 p.m. GV at HS gym; 7:30 p.m., BV at HS gym.) 5 p.m., JHS Girls’ Basketball at Tonasket. Fri., Jan. 30 4:30 p.m., HS Basketball here with Tonasket. (4:30 BVJ ...
Coulee Cops - The Star
1/14 - Police gave the Grand Coulee owner of an abandoned vehicle on Morrison a few extra days to remove it. 1/19 - Police were called to a location on Palmer in Electric City when a man went to check on his mother and found her deceased. - A Bridgeport ...
Meetings and Notices - The Star
The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon this Thursday, Jan. 29, at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille in Grand Coulee. On the agenda Launi Ritter of Heaven Scent Computer Services will be giving a presentation on internet scams.
Coulee Recollections - The Star
Yvonne Kilsmoola-Quilachin St. Pierre is the first born baby at Coulee Community Hospital for 2005, the daughter of Yalonda and John St. Pierre of Elmer City. Marvin and Marilyn Farver of Nespelem celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 23.
Wrestlers make good showing at Kittitas - The Star
The Raiders came up against many schools that will have state competitors Saturday in Kittitas and competed in challenging matches and took home three medals from the Coyote Classic. “We got a chance to see teams like Ilwaco and Napavine, who will be at ...