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"Ferguson" doesn't represent most law officers - The Star
A couple of weeks ago I was talking to a group of teenagers who were part of a scouting organization. The first question I asked was, “What do you think of when you think of the police?” A 17-year-old boy raised his hand and said, “Ferguson.”
Parade entries still open - The Star
You can still be part of the big Colorama Parade, May 9. All you need to do is stop by the Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce office or go online to grandcouleedam.org for your parade entry form if you want be part of the parade and dazzle your ...
Hydrogen fuel cells should be developed for energy storage - The Star
In the run-up to a solar eclipse on March 20 of this year, European tabloids had a Y2K-style field day. In the middle of a bright, sunny day, European solar panels together produce about as much electricity as 90 large nuclear power plants. Germany, with ...
Meetings and Notices - The Star
The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at the Melody Restaurant in Coulee Dam on Thursday, April 23, at noon. Guest speaker is Mike Earney, canine coordinator or the Grant County Sheriff’s office. He will be speaking o the Grant County ...
Coulee Recollections - The Star
The Grand Coulee Dam Middle School fifth-grade “Math Is Cool” team finished fifth place at the regional spring competition in Moses Lake, competing in division two against 45 other teams, representing 39 schools from around Washington State. Team ...
Is Aprils Fool's Day all month long? - The Star
Over the past month, a few funny things have happened. Well, to be honest, at the time it was not funny at all. Remember when our parents used to say, “Someday you will look back at this moment and laugh.” Well they were right, like they mostly always ...
Coulee Cops - The Star
4/13 - A man on Banks Avenue told police that a light bar had been taken from his residence and said that it matched one seen on his separated wife’s boyfriend’s car. The woman told police that she had taken the bar before separation and before a no ...
Mary M. Palanuk - The Star
Mary Magdalene (Ernest) Palanuk was born on Valentine's Day, 1915, in Stratford, Oklahoma. She went on to Glory Thursday, April 16, 2015. Mary moved to Grand Coulee with her brother Edward and wife Margaret after his return from the Navy in 1938.
Eileen L. Sanders - The Star
Eileen Lucretia (Kurth) Sanders, 77, of Princeville, Hawaii, passed away peacefully on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, in Bellevue, Wash. Eileen was born on September 4, 1937, in Almira, Wash., to the late William and Audrey (Peddicord) Kurth. She attended Grand ...
Above and beyond the call of duty - The Star
During a recent illness, I was having some serious health problems and needed medications. I had, just had, an 8:30 doctor’s appointment. It was already late afternoon and I couldn’t get my new defibrillator to work, and my meds weren’t ready.
Baseball beats Manson, loses to Okanogan - The Star
Raider baseball started last week with a 13-3 win over the Manson Trojans in Coulee Dam. It wasn't a forgone conclusion. Manson held the Raiders scoreless for two innings from their 4-1 deficit in the third inning, whittling the Lake Roosevelt lead to 4-3 ...
Advance tickets offer extra carnival savings - The Star
You can save some big bucks this year by purchasing Colorama Carnival tickets early. Chamber of Commerce officials, the sponsoring agency for the event, said advance daily tickets are now on sale at seven locations: The Credit Union, Chamber of Commerce ...
Raider track continues to see improvement - The Star
Raider track saw another successful day April 18 at the Quincy Invitational, where the good weather helped many to a great performance. “Every time an athlete performed, they achieved a season-best and many set personal records,” Head Coach Lori Adkins ...
Lady Raiders defeat Manson, lose to Okanogan - The Star
The Lady Raider softball team defeated Manson last week by 10 runs, then suffered that fate twice against Okanogan on Saturday. At Grand Coulee, Lake Roosevelt defeated the Manson Trojans by 33-23 in a long game Thursday. Sean Garvin pitched one inning ...
Golf continues to swing away - The Star
Raider Golf continues to grow with the season as the young golfers gain experience. Eighth-grader Darin Whiteman impressed Head Coach Steve Files on April 15 at Oroville by shooting a 102 and finishing third overall on the 18-hole course. Coach Files had ...