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Intersection changes possible - The Star
Big changes may come to the four-corners intersection of the two state highways in Grand Coulee, or not, after a petition got the attention of a state agency with 1,100 signatures. Local residents will have an opportunity to see some of the state ...
Over 400 Easter baskets ready - The Star
The Senior Center sported some 400 Easter baskets for kids Monday morning and it didn't take long for people to show up to purchase some. Here, an early shopper looks over the Easter basket creations that were put toge
Forts: the forgotten practice - The Star
Remember the fort. Ours was in the middle of a bunch of sagebrush out by the bird hills. OK, some of you are saying, where the heck is the bird hills? Well, we locals know that out along the shoreline in Electric City is a slightly hidden place named after ...
After five years, consumers have embraced the Affordable Care Act - The Star
Since President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law five years ago, Washingtonians have sent a powerful message: The Affordable Care Act is working, and the quality healthcare coverage choices offered on Washington Healthplanfinder are what ...
Easter egg hunt coming - The Star
The Grand Coulee Dam Lions Club will be holding its 79th annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4, at 11 a.m. at the middle school athletic field. Children ages 0 – 10 are invited to participate in this free event.
Meetings and Notices - The Star
The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at the Moose Lodge in Grand Coulee on Thursday, March 26, at noon. The program will be presented by members of the Moose on what is happening in the local lodge. Support Center of Okanogan County ...
Holy Week happenings - The Star
Maundy Thursday/Good Friday service, Friday, April 3, 7 p.m., United Methodist Church, 409 Center in Grand Coulee. Joint Easter Sunrise Service, 7 a.m., Easter morning, April 5, at Crown Point Vista. 8 a.m. Easter Breakfast at the Nazarene Church with a ...
Advocating for Eastern Washington Veterans - The Star
Not a day goes by when I don’t hear from veterans in our community who are struggling – struggling to access quality care, and struggling with a bureaucratic system that continues to fail them. That is unacceptable. We should be honoring the men and ...
Coulee Recollections - The Star
The Bureau of Reclamation’s law enforcement contract with the city of Grand Coulee increased by nearly $100,000 for union modifications on time-and-material rates, boosting the government contracts to a total of $1.5 million dollars. The GCD Chamber of ...
Coulee Cops - The Star
3/13 - A clerk at Safeway reported to police that he saw a man come into the store and take a bottle of vodka and leave the store without paying for it. He pursued the man out of the store but he sped away. The man was known to the clerk who gave his name ...
Lavone Mary Nelson - The Star
Lavone Mary Nelson, 86, of Moses Lake Wash., passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2015, at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee Wash. Lavone was born April 14, 1928, in Longview, Wash., to George Jinks Buzard and Leota Amelia Nix. She grew up in ...
Raider tennis off to soggy start - The Star
The Raider tennis team's first match on the new court surface at Lake Roosevelt was delayed an hour due to rain on Friday. Because of the delay, Head Coach Steve Archer said, the format was changed. "So we shortened the format by playing eight game pro ...
Some sass with your biscuits? - The Star
Emily Robinson is celebrating 25 years at the helm of Flo's Cafe. She describes herself as "sarcastic," but in reality, she is friendly and her customers, for the most part, love the insults she casts at them. The cafe has gained some fame from far and near.
Fire burns construction building - The Star
A fire early Monday morning destroyed the office and storage area of the DWK Fowler Construction Company in Delano. The fire broke out about 6:15, and when firefighters responded they found smoke coming out of the eaves of the building. Firefighters had ...
Raider baseball opens with two wins - The Star
The Raiders came home from a double header in Bridgeport Saturday with two wins. Lake Roosevelt was challenged in the first game, with the Mustangs scoring seven runs, but in the end outscored them by two in the 9-7 LR win. In the second game, the Raiders ...