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Burned out house comes down - The Star
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 the remains of the house and clean up the property.
Vote down Electric City Proposition No. 1 - The Star
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 outlining five ...
Raiders lose fourth in a row - The Star
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 tried ...
Rotary planning sign project - The Star
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 signs that are individually placed along State Roads 155 and ...
Local marijuana moratoriums prevent job development - The Star
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 without ...
Meetings and Notices - The Star
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 protection equipment) and being ...
Sailing to a new horizon - The Star
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 us. Linda and I thought we were hove to as well as two bugs in a rug.
Senior Menu for November - The Star
Polish Sausage and Cheese Scramble, Hashbrowns and Toast, Apricots, Orange Juice. Beefy Burritos, Spanish Rice/Mexi-Corn, Chips/Salsa, Ice Cream/Fruit Topping. Grocery shopping and errands. Fri., Nov. 14 – Breakfast Biscuit & Sausage Gravy, Eggs, Mixed ...
Charles "Tom" Logan - The Star
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 years ...
Chats that mean something - The Star
I have had the privilege the past few months to have had a couple of chats that I will cherish for the rest of my life. Sometimes in a world of fast paced mayhem and “gotta go” attitudes, a quick chat with someone you know or with a stranger can be a ...
Perspective on Ebola - The Star
Some of our national news media and some politicians have sensationalized Ebola. Is that reasonable? We cannot know the future. Ebola may eventually become the Halloween trick of the century, but right now it is not. We are frightened by things we do not ...
Coulee Recollections - The Star
Marine Lance Corporal Rusty Marchand, a 1999 Lake Roosevelt High School graduate and former student of the Nespelem School, was home on leave this month, returning to his base at Twenty Nine Palms, Calif. where he will serve out the remaining 13 months of ...
Coulee Cops - The Star
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 been drinking. She called her ...
Cross country on to district meet - The Star
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 champion and host Liberty Bell scored 27. Second-place ...
NPS plans fee raises for Lake Roosevelt - The Star
National Park Service officials at Coulee Dam presented their proposal last week to boost boat launch and camping fees for Lake Roosevelt. One of their main concerns, said Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area Superintendent Dan Foster, is that the ...