Monthly Archives: May 2010

Verizon’s Deceptive Pricing

Verizon, it seems, is making its customers pay for its expansion up front and deceiving customers into believing their monthly bills will be, at least in my experience, 30 percent lower than they actually turn out to be. We bought … Continue reading

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Looking for a Visitors’ Guide Cover Shot

This country is so beautiful, especially in the spring. My dog and I went out to shoot some photos of Grand Coulee Dam for possible use on the cover of The Grand Coulee Dam Area Visitors’ Guide. Here she is … Continue reading

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College students raise 100K+ to start Facebook alternative – Holy Kaw!

Four New York University students hoping to build a Facebook rival that respects user privacy have raised more than $100,000 without the help of VCs or a winning lottery ticket. The new social networking site, dubbed Diaspora, originally set a … Continue reading

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2010 Vashon High School prom cancelled due to low ticket sales; ‘grinding’ also partly to blame

via pnwlocalnews.com They needed 60 ticket sales to break even; got to 50 and cancelled the prom. I’m speechless.

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The view from the north tip of the Downriver Trail.

Scott Hunter Sent from my iPhone

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Sales fell in NCW counties, but Grand Coulee up by 25%

WENATCHEE — With their 2008 construction booms echoing only faintly, Douglas and Grant counties showed steep declines in taxable retail sales last year, a new state survey revealed last week. Douglas County had the state’s sharpest overall drop as taxable … Continue reading

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An Inconvenient Truth: Enlightened Founders Favored Pluralism Not a Law Setting a National Day of Prayer | The Nation

Federal Judge Barbara Crabb recalled an inconvenient truth with her ruling that the National Day of Prayer, which was established by Congress in 1952 and is celbrated this May 6, is unconstitutional.   Specifically, the judge for the Western District … Continue reading

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CCT Tribal primary election results

All incumbents have made it through the Colville Tribes primary election, show official results release today. Here they are:

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Municipal Clerks Week Proclamation

Grant County commissioners have wisely proclaimed this week in honor of municipal clerk’s, without whose contribution greasing the civic gears, I can tell you, nothing would happen in local government. Stop by your city hall and give big hello and … Continue reading

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Public Transportation Forum called for the coulee

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