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June 15th

Geraldine Peluso, 85

June 15, 2011

A celebration of her life was held at English Funeral Chapel, Post Falls, Idaho, with the Rev. Nolan officiating, for former Chattaroy resident
A private burial will be held at a later date.
A guest registry and online memorial is available at englishfuneralchapel.com.
For a full obituary, see the June 15 issue of the Deer Park Tribune.

Charles R. Midkiff, 81

June 15, 2011

A funeral mass will be held at St. Mary Presentation Catholic Church, 603 E. Sixth St., Deer Park on June 18, 2011, at 1 p.m. for Deer Park area resident Charles R. Midkiff, 81, with Father Kenneth St. Hilaire officiating.
Charles passed away on May 28, 2011, at his home in Williams Valley, Deer Park.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Christel, at the home; a daughter, Teri Urbat of Colbert; two sons, Alan Midkiff of Aberdeen, Wash., and Lynn Midkiff of Molalla, Ore.; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Thoms J. Capp, 51

June 15, 2011

A funeral mass was held on May 25 at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Butte, Mont., for former Arcadia Elementary School teacher Thomas J. Capp, 51, who passed away on May 27 in Federal Way, Wash.
For a full obituary, see the June 15 issue of the Deer Park Tribune.

Stags get start on 2011 season

June 15, 2011

Like most high school football teams in the state, the Deer Park Stags are not waiting until mid-August to get ready for the 2011 season.
The Stags are spending the current week finishing up their NFL-like organized training activities (more commonly known as summer camp) before heading to a four-day team camp later this month at Eastern Washington University.
The Stags OTA has brought out 88 football players, including 34 eighth graders who will make up the bulk of the freshman team this fall. About two dozen of the campers suited up for varsity action last season.

Planning Commission rejects backyard chicken idea

June 15, 2011

The Deer Park Planning Commission voted unanimously (member Kathy DeRosier was absent) on Monday to recommend to the city council that the ban on agricultural animals in the city limits remain in effect.
The planning commission was charged with looking into the issue in October after it was discovered that some city residents were raising “backyard chickens” on their property.
Commission Chair Dan Berg said the issue had taken a lot of the planning group’s time since they began looking into the matter in February.

Shootings thin out dog pack

June 15, 2011

The Stevens County Sheriff’s Office, having investigated numerous reports since March involving the killing and injuring of domestic animals by a pack of dogs in Southern Stevens County, reported that three of the animals have been killed.
A hunter killed one of the dogs on May 28 after he was charged by a pack of dogs while turkey hunting and two other dogs were subsequently killed on June 11-12 by a landowner whose animals had been previously attacked and killed.
Based upon the latest information the Sheriff’s Office believes the main pack has been eliminated.

June 11th

Deer Park School Board incumbents face fall election challenges

June 11, 2011

The three Deer Park School Board races drew plenty of interest during last week’s candidate filing period.
DP School Board incumbents Jeff Whittle, Carri Breckner and Eric Keller will all face election challenges this fall.
Whittle and Breckner will face primary election challenges in August.
Whittle will meet Joshua Gilstrap and Paul Lewis in primary election while Breckner will face Linda Hjelm and Keith Reilly. The top two vote-getters in both races will advance to the Nov. 8 general election.
Keller will face off against Marie Layman in the general election.

June 10th

Monica L. Foster, 53

June 10, 2011

Monica Lynn Morse Foster, 53, a resident of Kennewick, Wash., born in Spokane and raised in Deer Park, passed away on Feb. 2, 2011 at “The Chaplaincy” Hospice in Kennewick.
She was the loving daughter of Nona Morse of Newport, the wife of Ken Foster of Kennewick and the sister and sister-in-law of Kim and Glenn Rogers of Post Falls, Idaho.
She was preceded in death by her father, Jack G Morse, and her brother, Jack Jr.
Monica was an avid animal lover and defender. She had many family members and as many friends. She will be dearly missed.

June 9th

Kent Amsden, 70

June 9, 2011

A memorial celebration service will be held at 3 p.m. on June 16 at Crossover Church, N16825 Newport Hwy., for Chattaroy resident Kent Amsden, who passed away on June 1.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Cancer Patient Care, (“In memory of Kent Amsden”) at cancerpatientcare.org or to 1507 E Sprague Ave, Spokane, WA 99202.
For a full obituary, see the June 15 issue of the Deer Park Tribune.

Dave Howard named new MWHS boys basketball coach

June 9, 2011

Mary Walker boys basketball assistant coach Dave Howard has been promoted to head coach following the recent resignation of Dwayne Watts.
Howard, a 1977 Deer Park High School graduate, has served as assistant basketball coach for the past six years. He is also an assistant football coach.
Watts was 49-43 during his recent four-year tour as head coach with the Chargers. He led the Chargers to the state tournament in 1989 during his first head coaching stint at the school.
• The second annual Chargers Hoops Golf Tournament will be 1:30 p.m. on July 23 at the Deer Park Golf Course.

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Eli and Peyton Manning try out their rapping skills.

 

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