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Why schools should embrace, not fight technology

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New deal to bring in more water to Tri-Cities

New deal to bring in more water to Tri-City area | Tri-City Herald – The News Tribune. So, according to the gov, this deal will create BILLIONS more in the state’s economy. Of course, that water is coming from Lake Roosevelt … Continue reading

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Lions Easter egg hunt this morning

If you have kids or grandkids of any age, a great place to take them this morning will be the Grand Coulee Dam Middle School, where the Lions Club will put on its huge Easter egg dash this morning at … Continue reading

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Video interviews with LRHS coaches, player after win

For the first time in memory (please add your comments below if you remember) both the boys’ and girls’ Raider basketball teams are in the playoffs for the state basketball title. Here are two video interviews the teams’ coaches, plus … Continue reading

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Photos online now

This week’s Star photos are online for your browsing pleasure. Lots of sports shots. The wrestling shots are courtesy of Brittany Hood, who helps her coach dad (and me) by going to Tacoma to the state wrestling tournament. She got … Continue reading

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Late start today

See the photo of the snowflake in yesterday’s post below? Well, about a skazillion more fell overnight, so Nespelem School will start two hours late today.

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On would-be county killers and school levy opponents

A bill in the Legislature would give that body the power to do away with counties that it deems inefficient. Lincoln and Ferry counties are on an initial list. The proposal is designed more to stir discussion about the realities … Continue reading

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LR boys state ranked

The AP poll puts the Raiders at number 8. But White Swan is ranked higher. More details at the link, plus all team standings and game scores so far this season. The Star – Online > Sports > LR boys … Continue reading

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Raiders rock

Lake Roosevelt’s basketball athletes obliterated their Pateros foes tonight, both the boys’ and girls’ varsity teams. The Lady Raiders bested Pateros by 21 points, 63-42. The Raider boys obliterated their counterparts 71-26 in the first game of the second round … Continue reading

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Now, this is a reason to cancel school

I am usually pleased with the relative tenacity of the local school districts when it comes to holding school even in the face of winter weather that other districts in the region find too intimidating to drive buses in, but this morning offered … Continue reading

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