Category Archives: Local culture

Discussions on how we live around here. From sports to art, race to economics and how they affect us all

Don’t think this won’t hit our schools and towns

Don’t think this won’t hit our schools and towns. MT @secstatewa: Gov calls emergency budget session of Leg. 11/28 to deal with new $2b shortfall. As we read and listen and watch in the months ahead, bear in mind that … Continue reading

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Why schools should embrace, not fight technology

Via: OnlineEducation.net

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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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Grand Coulee, WA weather and forecast information on WeatherBug.com

I find that WeatherBug generally has better forecasts for the Grand Coulee Dam area, possibly because it has been linked to and gotten data from a small weather station on top of Grand Coulee Dam Middle School for years. Most other … Continue reading

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The Star – Online > News > Grand Coulee Dam Festival of America

The Star – Online > News > Grand Coulee Dam Festival of America. Check out our special section on the festivities this weekend.

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Spills killing thousands of fish in Columbia

Still working at getting the USBR’s side of this, since by the time I was able to call yesterday, no one was available. I’l update the story at The Star Online as I get more info. Still, the story is … Continue reading

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Agencies managing coming torrent

As local areas brace for flooding, Lake Roosevelt is a buffer for communities downstream. Even so, Portland is showing a few signs of minor flooding along its swanky waterfront area, where high water is lapping at sidewalks. After a long, … 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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Why buy local?

“Buy Local,” is becoming a national movement, but its benefits need to be pointed out in the face of huge and tempting competition for cheap goods. Here’s a nice infographic on the subject. Keep in mind, that, while made with … Continue reading

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Powerline discussion to continue

USBR, BPA to hold public meeting on options in Environmental Assessment report on moving powerlines to the surface The Bonneville Power Administration will call a public meeting in Coulee Dam May 18 to gather public reaction to its findings on … Continue reading

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