Showing latest news headlines from the Grand Coulee Star newspaper
How far are we from the fires? - The Star
It's difficult to grasp the size of the fires burning in Washington when some says they've burned 168,000 acres. But most of us are familiar with our area on maps. Here's a map of the area, with red dots representing the burn area and arrows giving wind ...
Plan to enhance employees lives in the works - The Star
Coulee Dam employees could be on the road to wellness. Town clerk Stefani Bowmen is working on a plan that will enhance the lives of town employees in several ways. The plan also, if enough participate, would enable the town to get a 2-percent discount on ...
A coulee legend of Sammy the salmon: part one - The Star
Not so long ago in the summer of 2012, possibly 100 or more trees, many planted when the town was in its infancy, were toppled or uprooted in that weird storm, including two evergreens, towering spruce, that stood in the Mason City Park in Coulee Dam.
Food preservation workshops still being offered - The Star
Preserving fresh fruits and vegetables is important because it decreases waste and allows you to eat a variety of fruits and vegetables year round. As part of the ‘R-Fit Nation’ program and food preservation education, WSU Colville Reservation ...
Separation of powers a matter of degree - The Star
The degree to which the people and their elected representatives get involved in the day-to-day details of governance depends on how keenly the results are felt and on the relative opportunity for corruption. Our Constitution sets up a purposely cumbersome ...
WSU Master Gardeners of Okanogan County start Plant Problem Diagnostic Clinics - The Star
Plant Problem Diagnostic Clinics have started at the WSU Extension Office located in the Okanogan County Courthouse, room 101. These clinics are a part of the public service that the Okanogan Master Gardener volunteers contribute to the community and are ...
Beltran qualified for 4th District in Congress - The Star
Estakio Beltran, candidate for the 4th Congressional District Congressman, is endorsed by the Grant County Democrats (GCD). Estakio Betran’s qualifications include: • Having grow up in the Yakima Valley, he’s a “product of the district.”
Tired of those big water bills? - The Star
- Fix leaks promptly, little drips can waste a lot of water. - Replace your showerhead with a low flow model (available at Electric City city hall), - Turn off the faucet while brushing your teeth and shaving. - Keep drinking water in the refrigerator ...
Upcoming reunions - The Star
The 1964 class of Grand Coulee Tigers will be holding its 50th class reunion the weekend of August 1st. Friday night will be check in, Saturday a 1 p.m., backyard BBQ at Susan Fahr Miller’s home. Also on the agenda is seeing the new laser light show ...
Heartbreak: Here and around the world - The Star
The smoke is the sign. Our neighbors to the north have been devastated by the fires burning in their area. Hopefully by the time the paper hits our hands the flames will be extinguished and this raging beast we call a wildland fire, is dead. Never-the-less ...