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August 27th

Fire crews battling timber fire north of Deer Park

August 27, 2014

Spokane County Fire District No. 4, Stevens County Fire District No. 1 and Department of Natural Resources firefighters along with air support from a pair of firefighting airplanes spent Wednesday afternoon battling a timber/brush fire near Bridges and Division roads.
The fire, believed to have been caused by a downed power line, quickly destroyed a structure and a couple of vehicles, according to preliminary reports.

August 22nd

Street preservation project completed

August 22, 2014

Deer Park's annual street preservation project project came to an end on Friday. The $234,000 project included the repaving portions of Sixth Street, Seventh Street, Arcadia Avenue and Carol Street.

Trio of state fishing records fall

August 22, 2014

David Hickman of Richland has set a new state record for the largest tiger muskie caught in state waters, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has confirmed.
The 37.88-pound fish measured 50.38 inches in length and was caught in Curlew Lake in Ferry County on July 26 using a white spinner bait.
"Sometimes you can tell by the shape and width of the head that a fish is big," said Hickman. "I wasn't thinking about whether it was record-sized, I just kept thinking 'I hope my line doesn't break.'"

Emergency response demonstration set for Sunday

August 22, 2014

Northwest MedStar, one of the region’s premier critical care transport services, Deer Park Ambulance and Stevens County Fire District No. 1 will have a emergency response demonstration 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Clayton Fairgrounds.
The demonstration will allow the community a first-hand look at how these agencies work together in times of emergency

August 20th

High school football practice underway

August 20, 2014

High school football teams across the state opened up practices today. The Deer Park Stags will open up their season on Sept. 5 at East Valley, while Riverside starts on the same night at Timberlake. The Springdale Chargers opener is Sept. 5 at home against Wilbur-Creston.

Tentative agreement reached on Avista rate hike plan

August 20, 2014

Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) staff members announced on Monday an all-party agreement to settle Avista’s request to increase electric and natural gas rates for its customers in Washington.
The three-member commission, which is not bound by the agreement, will make a final decision on the utility’s rate-hike request this fall.
The settlement agreement calls for new rates to begin Jan. 1, 2015. Public hearings are scheduled next week in Spokane for customers to comment on the agreement.

August 19th

Civil Air Patrol squadron may start at DP Airport

August 19, 2014

An informational meeting to gauge interest in starting a Civil Air Patrol squadron will be held 6 p.m. on Aug. 22 at the Deer Park Airport Administrative Building on Cedar Road.
Civil Air Patrol is a Congressionally chartered, federally supported non-profit corporation that serves as the official civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force

August 13th

Lois Jo Brown, 76

August 13, 2014

Lois Jo Brown of Springdale died on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, with her family around her. She was 76.
Lois was born on July 23, 1938, in Odessa, Wash., to Rheinhold and Josie Lesser. She attended the Ford School and then went to Springdale High School.
Lois was married to Tony Brown for 57 years and together they had five children. She was a dedicated and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Is Mannings' rap attempt a touchdown?

August 13, 2014

Eli and Peyton Manning try out their rapping skills.

August 12th

Video: A Robin Williams tribute

August 12, 2014

A tribute to the late comedian and Academy Award winning actor Robin Williams.

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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