Archive - 2014
Seventh District Sen. Brian Dansel, who defeated fellow Republican John Smith in a special election last November, will face another GOP election challenge this fall.
Colvilleâ€™s Tony Booth has filed for the position. No other candidate filed during last weekâ€™s sign-up period.
Dansel will not be the only Seventh District legislator facing an election challenge this year. Incumbent Shelly Short, a Republican from Addy, will face a November general election challenge from Mead Libertarian James R. Aker.
The Deer Park softball team, led by an 8-run second inning, advanced into the double-elimination round of the District VII tournament with an easy 11-1 win over the Pullman Greyhounds on Thursday.
The Lady Stags, the tournamentâ€™s No. 3 seed, found themselves trailing 1-0 as the Greyhounds took advantage of some early wildness by Deer Park pitcher Kylie Sweeney. Deer Park quickly tied the game at 1-1 in the bottom of the first inning on an RBI single by Siera English.
The Riverside High School softball team clinched the upcoming District VII tournamentâ€™s second seed with a 6-3 win over the Medical Lake Cardinals on Saturday in the final game of the regular season.
Having lost the lost the first game of the doubleheader 6-4, Saturdayâ€™s second game set up a showdown where the winner would earn the second seed and a first round bye in the district tournament.
The Lady Rams (14-4) struck first with a pair of runs in the second inning, highlighted by RBI from Kyra Phillips and Kendra Aronson.
Esther Luce passed away peacefully on May 7, 2014, at the age of 95.
She was born on Dec 5, 1918, to Mary and Charles Wright in Lapwai, Idaho. Esther was the second of five children; Jessie, Esther, Calvin, Janie and Francis. Francis Hawk is her only remaining sibling.
She was preceded in death also by her parents; her husband, Isaac; her son, Larry Luce; and one grandson, Brad Yochum.
Longtime Deer Park Tribune columnist Alan Liere received a pair of â€śExcellence of Craftâ€ť awards at the The Northwest Outdoor Writer's Association (NOWA) at the groupâ€™s annual conference in Polson, Mont., on April 26.
Liere earned a third place award in the column of the year category for his â€śScratches on the Wallâ€ť column in the Tribune. He also earned a third place award in the fishing article category for his Tribune story â€śA Day on the Ice.â€ť
Deer Parkâ€™s Anna Cartee took home a trio of championships at Fridayâ€™s Riverside Twilight Invitational.
The junior won the 100 hurdles with a 15.84 performance and later captured the long jump title with a 15-foot, 8-5-inch effort and the triple jump championship at 35-10.75.
The triple jump effort set a new meet record, besting the old mark by more than an inch.
Helped by Carteeâ€™s championships, the Lady Stags placed third in the final team standings, trailing champion Lakeside and Colfax.
Miss Deer Park Kelli Hughes and Princesses Joanna Goodner and Kelcie Lenz showed off this year's community float on Wednesday night. The float, entitled "Burnin' Love," will take part in the Wenatchee Apple Blossom Parade on Saturday afternoon.
The Deer Park softball team, after spotting Pullman a pair of first inning runs, quickly regrouped to score a 10-2 Great Northern League win on Tuesday.
The Lady Stags quickly tied the game with two runs of their own in the first inning and took the lead for good in the third on a double by catcher Carlie Durgeloh and an RBI single by pitcher Kylie Sweeney.
Dale Alan Daniels Sr., 63, passed away on Jan. 22, 2014, in Spokane. Dale suffered a short battle with lung cancer and passed peacefully with his family by his side.
Dale was born in Lansing, Mich., to the late Virgil Daniels and Lillian (Wallace) Daniels.
Dale is survived by his significant other, Lynette Clark of Spokane; two stepsons, Chris Clark (Erin) of Spokane Valley and Joshua Beckley (Xeina) of Clayton.
Deer Parkâ€™s Joe Grable, who capped off his prep wrestling career with his second state Class 2A championship in February, has signed a letter of intent to wrestle at Northern Colorado University next season.
Grable joins Central Valley High Schoolâ€™s Colton Orrino in the NCU program in 2014-15.
Grable finished his senior season with a 37-2 overall record and a career record of 147-16, giving him the school record for victories.