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Man wanted for "burglary" and more - The Star
Police are looking for a man on a variety of charges, including burglary. Raymond L. John, 20, whose driver’s license gave an address as 4117 Rocky River HUD Road, Omak, eluded officers on several occasions after entering a house on Bowen Street in Grand ...
Honored to meet someone from behind the scenes - The Star
Saturday Sept. 6, my husband, Dale Henriksen, and I decided to canoe on Lake Roosevelt. When we were finished we decided to take the canoe out of the water at the beach to load in our truck. There was a couple there that offered assistance in loading.
Looking for the means to two ends - The Star
A panorama starting with Grand Coulee Dam on the left and ending with the new Lake Roosevelt School on the right, shows the relationship of the two facilities, one built to serve the children of the other's workers. The image is compiled from five separate ...
Meetings and Notices - The Star
The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not be meeting this Thursday due to the upcoming Harvest Festival this weekend. Come out and enjoy the festivities. Meetings will resume Thursday, Sept. 18, at the Siam Palace in Grand Coulee. OES to Meet ...
This mascot skews reality about the first people - The Star
Until recently, I never really paid much attention to the Native American mascot issue. “It’s not my fight,” I thought. I live in Los Angeles County, home of the largest urban Native American and Alaska Native population in the United States.
Patrick John Kane - The Star
Patrick John Kane passed away Tuesday morning, Sept. 2, 2014, at home on the farm in Rock Creek Valley east of Fairfield, Wash. Pat was born on March 14, 1944, at Wenatchee, Wash., to Patrick Albert Kane and Anna Laura (Gossett) Kane. He grew up on the ...
Just can't wait - The Star
A kid who just couldn’t wait for opening day plays on the new equipment in the courtyard of the new school. Another playground to north was sodded this week. The checked ground is a padded surface. Walker Construction, general contractor on the project ...
August was a record breaker - The Star
My goodness, August really brought the rain. SO, how much rain you ask? What we received exceeded all of the past six years for August. Our combined past six years for August brought a total of 1.29 inches. Now, let’s compare the totals for August 2014 ...
Reread the love letters - The Star
This last weekend was the men’s retreat again and once again a group of local men gathered and listened to how to be better dads, husbands and leaders. I am always in awe of the vast difference of the men that come to this gathering. Different life ...
Coulee Recollections - The Star
Last Wednesday a disaster drill took place at North Dam Park, testing local Emergency Services. Emergency medical technicians, drivers, firefighters, police, pilots, and others from services all over our area responded and took part in the event.
Coulee Cops - The Star
9/2 - Officers responded to a call about a disturbance on Bowen Street and were told that a man with a crowbar who was wanted on a warrant had been at the residence and then left before police arrived. No threats were made but the residents were uneasy ...
Peone/Tonasket have a boy - The Star
Tracey L. Peone and Phillip P. Tonasket of Keller, are proud to announce the birth of their son Charles Raymond James Tonasket, born Saturday, August 30, 2014, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee. He weighed 8 lbs ., 11 oz ., and was 21 inches in ...
Lady Raiders struggle in opening tourney - The Star
Lady Raider Volleyball travelled to Davenport Sept. 6, for the season opening tourney. Only 13 Lady Raiders (seven varsity, six JV) were practice eligible to partake in the tournament. The small numbers hurt the Lady Raiders in matches where the opponents ...
Keller Ferry out of service for repairs - The Star
KELLER– The Keller Ferry across the Columbia River on State Route 21 is out of service until further notice, the Washington Department of Transporation said Tuesday afternoon. Water is seeping into one of the Sanpoil's internal compartments through a ...
BBCC offers classes and expands H.S. diploma options - The Star
Students in the local area have had opportunities to sharpen their skills in preparation for the GED exams, improve workplace skills, and prepare for college; and that’s still true. Now, however, adults who lack a high school diploma have a new way to ...