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Lack of connection leads to complications - The Star
My wife was about to leave me this week, illustrating a startling fact of modern life. She wasn’t leaving because it was over between us. No, we have a strong marriage. But a different kind of problem was about to take her away for as long as it took.
If you want to recycle, tell city council - The Star
To all Grand Coulee residents. The Grand Coulee City Council Meeting is July 7th (Tuesday) at 6 p.m. Recycling will be a big topic of discussion at this meeting. Whether or not recycling will be available in this area will most likely be decided at this ...
James Gerald Dodson - The Star
Born in Arlington, Texas, August 24, 1977 - Died Selah, Wash ., June 14, 2015. James G. Dodson of Selah, Wash ., formerly of Richland, Wash ., passed away at his home on June 14, 2015. James is survived by his domestic partner of 13 years, Jennean ...
Helen Elisabeth Fifield - The Star
Helen Elisabeth Fifield, 82, resident of Coulee Dam, Washington, left this world for her heavenly home on Sunday, June 7, 2015, in Boise, Idaho (where she had been living with her daughter for the past few months). Helen was born on January 30, 1933, in ...
Loraine M. Fox - The Star
Loraine M. Fox, 69, Grand Coulee, passed away in the evening of Saturday, June 9, 2015. She was born May 9, 1946. Loraine graduated from high school in Wenatchee. She was a Navy veteran, a wonderful wife and friend. She enjoyed crocheting, embroidery and ...
Country/rock band to play at festival - The Star
Luke and Isaac Olson are bringing their country rock sound to Coulee Dam, July 4, where they will perform as the Olson Bros. Band, in the park below the Visitor Center. The two hail from Olympia and seem destined for fame with their musical and songwriting ...
Students recognized as reading all stars - The Star
Students at Lake Roosevelt Elementary School received awards in a special ceremony last Wednesday in the school's Accelerated Reading Program. Making the awards was Aaron Derr, elementary library reading specialist. The following students earned the top ...
Keeping chickens proposed in Coulee Dam - The Star
Chickens got their feathers ruffled at Coulee Dam at the last town council meeting. The evening started innocently enough as town officials unveiled a proposed ordinance that would allow local residents up to four chickens — only hens, of course; no one ...
Sheriff offers tips to reduce risk of heat-related illness - The Star
With the forecast of temperatures over 100 degrees later this week and this coming weekend, the Grant County Sheriff’s Office is reminding people to be careful and follow this information from the Centers for Disease Control to help prevent heat related ...
Alternative wastewater plant study more responsible and thoughtful - The Star
As you may know, we recently included a “Wastewater Treatment Project Update” with our utility bills. To the best of my knowledge and information, it is balanced and honest. During our last Council meeting (6/10/15), former Mayor, Quincy Snow publicly ...
Most incumbents re-elected in Colville Business Council election - The Star
The two incumbents in the Inchelium District lost out in the Colville Business Council general election but all the others came through as tribal election officials finished counting absentee ballots last Thursday. In Inchelium, Elizabeth “Susie” Allen ...
It's a girl for Marchand/St. Pierre - The Star
Ryan Marchand and Rowena St. Pierre of Nespelem, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Jraiya Marchand, on Saturday, June 13, 2015, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee. She weighed 6 lbs ., 12 oz ., and was 20 inches in length at birth.
Locals make WSU President's Honor Roll - The Star
Several local students were included in Washington State University’s President’s Honor roll for spring 2015. As WSU lists them, they are, from Coulee Dam, Taima Nichole Anne Carden and Alissa Brianne Mansker. From Coulee City, Allison J. Fox, Julianna ...
Meetings and Notices - The Star
The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, June 25, at noon at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille in Grand Coulee. Jenn Tate from Earth and Sky Studios will be speaking on how to market summer tourism. Grant County Fire Dist. 14 to Meet ...
Heroes is the focus for summer reading - The Star
This summer, at the Grand Coulee Public Library, the summer readign program will focus on the many types of heroes there are. The heroes of all ages who walk through the doors of the library each day; the heroes who have made their marks on history; the ...