Final Laser Show for the Season at Grand Coulee Dam

Media Contact: Diana Cross , (208) 378-5020
Craig Sprankle , (509) 633-9503

For Release: September 24, 2003

The last Laser Show for the 2003 season at Grand Coulee Dam will be on Tuesday, September 30, at 8:30 p.m., according to the Bureau of Reclamation. The Visitor Arrival Center at the dam will begin winter hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on October 1. The center will be open daily until closing for the winter on December 1 and will reopen for the 2004 season on February 1.

For information on visiting Grand Coulee Dam, contact the Visitor Arrival Center at telephone (509) 633-9265.

Grand Coulee Dam is located on the Columbia River in north central Washington. It was completed in 1942 and today serves as a multipurpose facility providing water for irrigation, recreation, fish and wildlife, hydroelectric power production, and also flood control.

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