Stories tagged: Grand Coulee
UPDATED: Mon., March 13, 2017, 9:31 p.m.
Former Grand Coulee vice principal gets 7 years for child pornography conviction
A former vice principal from an elementary school in Grand Coulee, Wash., was sentenced Monday to seven years in federal prison after previously pleading guilty to receiving child pornography.
Thu., April 28, 2016, 4:58 p.m.
Grand Coulee elementary school administrator accused of sex crimes released from jail
Nate Piturachsatit must remain on electronic monitoring and is barred from being with children, including his own, without supervision, a U.S. magistrate judge ruled this week. Piturachsatit is not in …
Mon., April 25, 2016, 4:36 p.m.
Grand Coulee school official pleads not guilty to child pornography charge
Nate Piturachsatit, 37, faces a mandatory minimum 15-year federal prison sentence if found guilty of soliciting explicit pictures from a Wisconsin teenager via Instagram.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 8, 2015
Restoring salmon requires rethinking of dams
Removal or fish ladders would reverse damage done to fisheries.
Sun., April 26, 2015, 7:43 a.m.
Low runoff boon to spring recreation on reservoirs
Forecasts for below-normal spring runoff are prompting an early start to the boating and camping season behind the region’s big dams. Reservoir drawdowns are less severe this year because hydro-power …
Tue., Jan. 27, 2015
Upper Columbia tribes seek to restore river’s salmon runs
For 75 years, tribes along the upper Columbia River have dreamed of restoring salmon above Grand Coulee Dam. Now, they’re planning an initial study of what it would take to …
Thu., Sept. 13, 2012
Wildfire risks to homes lessened
Evacuation notices have been lifted in the Grand Coulee area, where the Barker Canyon wildfire complex destroyed three homes and nine outbuildings since it began last weekend. Karen Ripley, spokeswoman …
Wed., Sept. 12, 2012, 11:20 a.m.
Leahy fire destroys three homes
A wildfire near Grand Coulee has destroyed three homes and nine outbuildings. Another fire in the same complex also destroyed two power switching stations for the Coulee Dam.
Wed., Sept. 12, 2012
Fires still burning throughout the region
Three wildfires have burned about 100,000 acres west of Spokane, keeping hundreds of firefighters busy trying to corral the blaze and protect homes and other buildings. Smoke-filled skies prompted health …
Sun., Dec. 11, 2011
Grand Coulee’s Proctor wins world bull-riding title
LAS VEGAS – The best night for Shane Proctor wasn’t his greatest night, but it was still a championship night. The Grand Coulee, Wash., cowboy was bucked off and stepped …
Fri., March 25, 2011
Here’s the Dirt: South Hill Zip Trip reopens after makeover
A remodeled and renamed Cenex Zip Trip No. 2 has reopened at 1523 W. 10th Ave. Ian Johnstone, area general manager for Cenex, said workers removed a wall that had …
Sat., Oct. 10, 2009
Hull leak leaves ferry out of service
The state-operated ferry across the Columbia River at Keller has been shut down because of a hull leak, disrupting travel between Lincoln and Ferry counties and the Colville Indian Reservation. …
Fri., Oct. 9, 2009, 3:18 p.m.
Keller Ferry across Columbia River shut down
The state-operated ferry across the Columbia River at Keller has been shut down due to a hull leak, disrupting travel between Lincoln County and Ferry County and the Colville Indian …