Archive - 2014
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.
Sandra K. â€śSandeâ€ť Woods, 65, is survived by her husband, John Woods of Chattaroy; daughters, Janee Kay Barlow (Jeremy) and Caitlyn Ann Klemish (Jesse); granddaughters, Emery Kay Barlow, Hailey Ann and Bella Kay Klemish; a brother, David Herrboldt (Cindy); and a sister, Darlene of Elk River, Minn.; and several nieces and nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Helga Herrboldt.
U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers announced her plans on Monday to seek a sixth term in the U.S. House of Representatives.
McMorris Rodgers represents the stateâ€™s 5th Congressional District, which encompasses most of Eastern Washington.
A Kettle Falls native, McMorris Rodgers represented the 7th District in the Legislature before being elected to Congress in 2004, succeeding George Nethercutt.
Chair of the House Republican Conference, McMorris Rodgers is currently the highest ranking Republican woman in Congress.
Due to the conflict with the spring sports state competition schedule (baseball, softball and track) on May 31, the Mary Walker School Board has moved that dayâ€™s graduation ceremony to 9 p.m. in the high school gymnasium.
Having the graduation ceremony later in the evening allows those athletes who may become eligible for state competition to compete and then participate in the graduation ceremony. The board decision was made after meeting with the parents of the graduating class.
Spokane County Sheriffâ€™s Office K-9 Laslo is still recovering from injuries received after being attacked by a pit bull while he and his partner, Deputy Jeff Thurman, where investigating a burglary and assault on April 7 in Spokane Valley.
Thurman said Laslo was scheduled to have surgery earlier this week but over the weekend, Lasloâ€™s condition improved significantly and the surgery was cancelled.
He added that Laslo is finding it hard to sit still as he recovers and every morning runs out to Thurmanâ€™s patrol car and puts his nose to the door handle expecting to go to work.