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November 5th, 2013

Earl Howard Sr., 73

November 5, 2013

Earl Howard Sr. a longtime resident of the Valley, Wash., area, passed away on Oct. 22, 2013, in Spokane at the age of 73.
Earl was born on March 19, 1940 in Mouise, Ky., the son of Wilse and Syntha (Scotchfield) Howard. Earl lived with his family in Indiana where he attended school and completed the eighth grade. At the age of 16 he began a new journey in life when he decided to hitchhike to Washington and arrived and settled in the Spokane area.

October 30th

Joyce M. Larson, 84

October 30, 2013

Joyce M. Larson, age 84, peacefully went to be with our Lord on Oct. 25, 2013. She was the loving devoted wife to Larry and mother to Michael, who preceded her in 1992.
Survived by one sister. LouAnne Dennison of Nooksak, Wash.; a daughter, Michelle Gemmill (Gregg Gemmill) of Deer Lake; four grandchildren, Brian Larson of Bayview Idaho, Rachel and Toby Jeffrey of Vancouver Wash., Laura Gemmill of Cheney, and Jason Gemmill of Deer Park; numerous great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

Glenn J. Perrins, 68

October 30, 2013

Glenn James Perrins, 68, passed away on Oct. 18, 2013, at Moses Lake, Wash., after a four-year battle with cancer. He lived a life of faith, love and commitment and was surrounded by his family at the time of his passing.
Glenn was born on Nov. 15, 1944, to the late Melvin Samuel Perrins and Sadie Ressa Lounsbury in Spokane. He was raised in Deer Park where he was active in band, football, baseball, track and basketball.

October 24th

Two arrested after U.S. 395 car chase

October 24, 2013

Updated story
A police chase that started in Spokane Valley, traveled along U.S. Highway 395 near Deer Park and ended near the Wandermere Bridge with the arrest of two men.
Spokane Valley Sheriff's Deputies David Lawhorn and Lamont Petersen responded to a suspicious vehicle call at E6623 Trent Ave. Both deputies approached the suspicious vehicle on a dead-end road. When the driver of the vehicle saw the deputies, he accelerated towards Petersen's marked patrol vehicle at a high rate of speed with no lights on.

October 23rd

Lady Stags clinch playoff berth with West Valley sweep

October 23, 2013

The Deer Park volleyball team clinched a District VII tournament berth with a 25-7, 25-15, 25-19 win over West Valley on Tuesday.
The win boosted the Lady Stags’ Great Northern League record to 3-7 and eliminated the winless Eagles from any postseason action.
“They gave us a real good match,” said Deer Park head coach Jack Wood on the Eagles’ effort.

October 18th

AHCF inmate killed in Stevens County logging accident

October 18, 2013

For the second time in a year, an inmate from the Airway Height Correctional Facility was killed while working with a Department of Natural Resources clean-up crew in Stevens County.
Daniel J. Hall, 47, was killed Thursday afternoon while helping clean up recently logged property, although details regarding the accident have not been released.
Last October, another inmate was killed in Stevens County when he was electrocuted while cutting down a tree near power lines.

October 16th

Liquor Control Board marches toward I-502 implementation

October 16, 2013

The Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) will file the necessary CR103 for Initiative 502 later this week. Filing the CR103 is the formal procedure for adoption of the proposed rules for the implementation of I-502 and the final step in the rulemaking process.
These rules will serve as the basis for Washington’s newly created recreational marijuana market and are the result of 10 months of research and public input. Thirty days after adoption the rules will become effective, November 16.

Stags, Blackhawks hungry for a league win

October 16, 2013

The Deer Park Stags travel to Cheney for a 7 p.m. game on Friday in a battle of two teams searching for their first Great Northern League win.
The Stags fell to 0-2 (1-5 overall) in the GNL last Friday with an 18-7 loss to West Valley. The Blackhawks also sport a 0-2 GNL mark (4-2 overall) with their 30-0 loss to East Valley last week.
The Blackhawks’ attack is led by the running back Austin Kline and quarterback Andrew Graham.
The teams have only one common opponent. Cheney defeated Lakeland 27-9 a week before the Hawks thumped the Stags 51-0.

Rams end non-league season in Kellogg

October 16, 2013

The Riverside Rams will complete the non-league portion of their football schedule when they travel to Kellogg for a 7 p.m. game on Friday.
A win would ensure the Rams (4-2) a winning season with a win.
The Wildcats (1-5) are coming off a 39-20 loss to Priest River in a game where Spartan quarterback Jimmy Hock threw six touchdown passes.
Kellogg’s lone win came on Sept. 27 when they defeated St. Maries 19-12. The win came four weeks after St. Maries defeated the Wildcats 48-7.

October 11th

Stags look for winning formula

October 11, 2013

The Deer Park Stags return home for the first time in three weeks with hopes of ending a four-game losing streak, the longest such skein in seven years.
The Stags (0-1 in Great Northern League play and 1-4 overall) play host to West Valley (1-1, 2-3) at 7 p.m. Friday.
The Eagles, coming off a 32-14 win over Clarkston, rely maining on the running game of sophomore tandem Zeck Herford and Tevin Duke.
Quarterback Austin Lee’s passing arm has emerged in the past couple of weeks.

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A look at the devastation caused by the recent wildfires throughout the state.
Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey will collect groundwater and aquatic plant samples near the Suncrest...
Deer Park’s Catelyn Frost placed 38th at last week’s state Class 2A golf tournament at The Classic...
The Deer Park softball team, led by an 8-run second inning, advanced into the double-elimination...
The Riverside High School softball team clinched the upcoming District VII tournament’s second seed...

 

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