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April 9th

Thirza R. Kelly, 91

April 9, 2012

A memorial service will be 1:30 p.m. on April 20 at the Deer Park First Baptist Church, E1200 Crawford, with the Rev. Tim White officiating, for longtime Deer Park resident Thirza R. Kelly, 91, who passed away on April 1 in Spokane Valley.
Born on Aug. 22, 1919, in Moxee City, Wash., she worked as a licensed practical nurse at the Tri-County Hospital in Deer Park for 22 years.
She was a member of the Assemblies of God Church.
Her husband, the Rev. Lowell M. Kelly; a son, Robert Kelly; her parents; a sister; and a brother, all predeceased her.

Lyle L. Wiltse, 73

April 9, 2012

A funeral service was April 7at the Riverside Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Chattaroy, with his son, Bishop Bryon Wiltse conducting, for longtime Deer Park area resident Lyle L. Wiltse, who passed away on April 2, 2012 on the family farm.
Born in Hunters on April 15, 1938, his family moved to Deer Park when he was in the seventh grade. He graduated from Deer Park High School in 1957.

Sharon G. Carter, 77

April 9, 2012

A funeral service is planned for a later date for Loon Lake/Deer Lake resident Sharon Grace Carter, 77, who passed away on April 1, 2012, in Spokane.
Born on July 18, 1934 in Bothell, Wash., she was a homemaker and mother. She lived at Loon Lake and then Deer Lake for the past 13 years.
She was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3067 and the Moose Lodge at Loon Lake.
Her husband, Milton Carter, predeceased her.
She is survived by one son, Chris (Barb) Carter.

April 5th

Knight jump on Stags early

April 5, 2012

The East Valley Knights scored three runs in the first inning and Gage Burland did the rest in the first game of a doubleheader on Thursday.
Staked to an early 3-0 lead, Burland limited the Stags to only four hits (all singles) while striking out 10 in a makeup game from an early season rainout.
The Knights added three more runs in the fourth inning and two more in the fifth as they dropped the Stags’ Great Northern League record to 0-5.
Taylor Watkins provided most of the offensive firepower for the Knights with a pair of doubles.

Felony charges sought in Elk animal seizure case

April 5, 2012

Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service (SCRAPS) has filed a request with the county prosecutor’s office to have 32 felony first-degree animal cruelty charges filed against Elk’s Michelle Stiner.
In addition, SCRAPS is seeking five misdemeanor second-degree animal cruelty and 86 confinement in an unsafe manner charges.
All the charges stem from a Feb. 23 raid on Stiner’s ranch on Bruce Road where SCRAPS officials, veterinarians and volunteers found nearly 100 animals in need of appropriate food and medical attention.
Many of the animals were adopted by caring homes.

April 4th

McMorris Rodgers makes it official: Will seek a fifth term

April 4, 2012

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers made it official on April 3: she will seek re-election to her fifth term in the U.S. House in Washington’s Fifth Congressional District.

Deborah N. Morgan, 46

April 4, 2012

A funeral service will held at 2 p.m. on April 6 at the Heritage Chapel, N508 Government Way, Spokane, for Chattaroy resident Deborah N. “Debbee” Morgan, 46, who passed away on April 2.
Born on Dec. 25, 1965, in Spokane to Fred and Sandi Uttke, she graduated from Mead High School in 1984 and worked as a para-educator in the Riverside School District. She married Gregg Morgan in 1988 in Spokane. They have lived in Chattaroy for the last 20 years.
She loved camping, boating, the Oregon Coast, "Muscle Cars" and cooking.

April 1st

Rachel Goodner crowned Miss Deer Park

April 1, 2012

Rachel Goodner was crowned the 58th Miss Deer Park in front of a sellout crowd at the Ken Fisher Performing Arts Center at Deer Park High School on Saturday night.
Goodner, daughter of Tony and Dawn Goodner, earned a $1,000 scholarship for winning the title. She also earned scholarships for winning the creative and performing arts section with her vocal rendition of the French song “Je Suis Malade,” and the judges’ interview, fitness and scholastic sections.

WIAA looking a football "mercy rule" modification

April 1, 2012

The “mercy rule,” long a staple of Class 1B football in the state may be changed for next season.
Under the current rule, if a team falls behind by 40 or more points anytime in the second half, the game ends. In the other classifications, a running clock is used when a team falls behind by 40 or more points.
Under a proposed Washington Interscholastic Activities Association rule amendment, which must be adopted by the 55-member Representative Assembly, the Class 1B schools will also use the running clock rule.

Law enforcement agencies arrest burglary suspects

April 1, 2012

Updated on April 2
Spokane County Sheriff’s and Spokane Police detectives arrested three suspects on Saturday believed to be connected to several burglaries and the trafficking of stolen property in the north Spokane and south Stevens County areas.

Spokane County Fire District No. 4, Stevens County Fire District No. 1 and Department of Natural Resources firefighters...
Deer Park's annual street preservation project project came to an end on Friday. The $234,000 project included the...
Northwest MedStar, one of the region’s premier critical care transport services, Deer Park Ambulance and Stevens County...
David Hickman of Richland has set a new state record for the largest tiger muskie caught in state...
High school football teams across the state opened up practices today. The Deer Park Stags will...
Eli and Peyton Manning try out their rapping skills.

 

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