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Doubles tennis results - The Star
This past Saturday a doubles tennis tournament was held at the new tennis courts. Next Saturday, October 3, at 9 a.m., at the high school courts, there will be a singles tournament. Everyone is welcome. Bring a can of new balls. Format will be determined ...
New doctor joins eye practice - The Star
A new doctor has been added to the Gillespie Eye Care team. Dr. Galen Schmidt has joined the eye care firm in Grand Coulee after some 30 years in private practice. Schmidt, and his wife, Pam, who is originally from the Omak area, come to the area from Spokane.
October is Farm to School Month - The Star
October is National Farm to School month (#F2SMonth). “Farm to School” refers to schools serving local, farm-fresh foods ranging from fruits and veggies to honey and meat. The more local foods we serve our kids, the better. One-third of U.S. children ...
Everything else is less important - The Star
Nothing is more important than our children. They are the future, so providing for them strengthens us all and the society in which they live, in which we all live, inseparable, whether we acknowledge it or not. That’s why the top story this week is ...
A list for the rest of your life - The Star
So, let’s say someone said to you, “You can only take 10 things with you for the rest of your life.” All of the rest of your stuff will be destroyed, and the clothes on your back don’t count against you. What do you take? My mind instantly goes to ...
It begins by cleaning up your act - The Star
Here is some advice to the young looking for their first job: Start by cleaning up your act. Also accept the fact that you’ll likely be starting out at a minimum wage, but will not be there very long if you’re a good worker and look presentable.
Meetings and Notices - The Star
The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting this Thursday, Oct. 1, at noon, at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille in Grand Coulee. On the agenda Bob Valen will speak on his time at Alcatraz. Free Open Sew Moves to New Location Coulee Creators ...
Coulee Cops - The Star
9/22 - A man on Banker Street told police that a vehicle was parked in the alley and blocking movement of traffic there. A woman told police that she would ask the owner to move the vehicle. - A man on Roosevelt Drive advised police on three occasions of a ...
Drone rule considered for Grand Coulee Dam Airport - The Star
Grant County Port District 7 commissioners passed a resolution last Thursday adopting any future rules developed by the Federal Aviation Administration concerning drones flying near the airport. The rule being considered may allow unmanned aerial vehicle ...
Raiders have already bested last year's record - The Star
The Raiders exceeded their football win total from 2014 last Friday night as they defeated the Manson Trojans 28-12 at home. "We had great effort from start to finish," Head Coach Geary Oliver said. "We had a great week of practice, and our kids worked ...
Lady Raiders split matches - The Star
The Lady Raiders won in three after losing in three last week. On Manson’s home court, Lake Roosevelt lost in a three-game set Sept. 22 before defeating Tonasket in Coulee Dam Thursday in a three-game sweep. The match at Manson was disappointing as the ...
Careful aim - The Star
At a popular station at last Thursday's "Cultural Awareness Gathering" at Lake Roosevelt Schools' Greene Field, Austin "Bubba" Garcia pulls back on an arrow aimed at an elk replica target. The event, which is organized every other year by Kim Stanger ...
EWU launches initiative to build on legacy of renowned tribal rights activist - The Star
Eastern Washington University last week announced an academic and community program to honor the legacy of Lucy Covington, a Colville Tribal Council member who changed the course of American Indian history through her courageous and selfless style of ...
Coulee Dam hopes to add police officer to school - The Star
Coulee Dam is looking for grant money to hire a school resource officer (SRO). Should the U.S. Department of Justice grant come through, at least the police officer in the schools would have wheels. The town council approved a budget amendment last ...
New clerk to start in Elmer City - The Star
Elmer City has a new clerk. Garrett Benton, an Elmer City resident, takes on his new position at the town hall this Thursday. Garrett said Tuesday that he is looking forward to his new role as the chief number cruncher for the town. The new town clerk grew ...