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March 21st, 2012

Cory C. NeVille, 61

March 21, 2012

A celebration of life ceremony will bea held at 11 a.m. on March 24 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, N34221 Newport Hwy, Chattaroy, for former Riverside teacher Cory C. NeVille, 61, who passed away on March 15, 2012, at his Usk home.
Born on July 25, 1950, in Powell, Wy., to DeForest “J” NeVille and Audrey Andrews, he attended Powell High School and earned a track scholarship to Brigham Young University. He married Carna Patch and started his family and teaching career in Provo, Utah, before moving to Spokane.

Linda E. Abrahamson, 64

March 21, 2012

A funeral mass will be 10 a.m. on March 24 at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church Ford, for former Ford resident Linda E. Abrahamson, who passed away on March 19 in Spokane.
Born on Feb. 15, 1948, in Nespelem, Wash., the ninth child of the late Milo and Millie Abrahamson, she grew up in Ford and graduated from Springdale High School. After high school she moved to Spokane, attended business school and later worked at the American Indian Center.
She was a member of the Spokane Tribe of Indians and an active member of St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church in Ford.

Linda E. Abrahamson, 64

March 21, 2012

A funeral mass will be 10 a.m. on March 24 at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church Ford, for former Ford resident Linda E. Abrahamson, who passed away on March 19 in Spokane.
Born on Feb. 15, 1948, in Nespelem, Wash., the ninth child of the late Milo and Millie Abrahamson, she grew up in Ford and graduated from Springdale High School. After high school she moved to Spokane, attended business school and later worked at the American Indian Center.
She was a member of the Spokane Tribe of Indians and an active member of St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church in Ford.

WSDOT extends studded tire deadline

March 21, 2012

Drivers will have a little more time to remove their studded tires this year.
The Washington State Department of Transportation extended the studded-tire season through the end of April 16, as forecasts call for possible winter driving conditions through the heavily traveled Easter weekend. WSDOT officials don’t anticipate any further extensions beyond April 16.

March 16th

Joe Begovich, 84

March 16, 2012

A memorial service will held at 10 a.m. on March 17 at Thornhill Valley Funeral Chapel for former Elk resident Joe “Crazy Joe” Begovich, 84, who passed away on March 13, 2012.
Born on Sept. 24, 1927, in Rock Springs, Wy., to Marko and Evanka Begovich, the family moved to Elk when he was 6 years old. He attended school at Elk Grade School and Riverside High School. He joined the Navy after high school for two years of active duty and continued as a Naval Reservist for another 18 years.
Mr. Begovich was employed as a truck driver for P.I.E for 40 years.

Reward offered to help solve Weflen disappearance

March 16, 2012

Almost 25 years after her disappearance, Bonneville Power Administration and local law enforcement officials continue to search for clues in an effort to discover what happened to Deer Park’s Julie Weflen.
In an attempt to generate leads in the case, BPA is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone involved in Weflen's disappearance.

March 14th

Bender has strong showing at ORCA Duals

March 14, 2012

Riverside’s Derrick “Dewey” Bender, who finished his prep wrestling career with a Class 1A state championship in the 220-pound classification, scored a few more wins at the ORCA Duals last weekend in Ashland, Ore.
The duals featured some of the top senior wrestlers from Washington, Oregon and California.
Among Bender’s wins on Sunday was a 5-3 decision over Mick Dougherty of Barlow (Ore.) High School.

March 9th

Phyllis L Fetcho, 83

March 9, 2012

A funeral service will be 11 a.m. on March 14 at the Peaceful Valley Church on Allen Road in Elk, with the Rev. Jim Trull officiating, for former Elk resident Phyllis L. Fetcho, 83, who passed away on March 3.
Born in 1928 in Colfax, she attended Colfax Grade School and graduated from Riverside High School in 1946. She worked briefly as a telephone operator.
A former president of the Elk Grade School PTA, she was a member of the Congregational Church and founder and member of the Elk Homemakers.

Margaret L. Barnett, 93

March 9, 2012

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. on March 13 at the Wild Rose Prairie Cemetery, with the Rev. Gene Gentry officiating, for longtime Denison area resident Margaret L. Barnett, 93, who passed away on March 7, 2012.
Born on Nov. 17, 1918, to the late Guy and Frances Underwood at Port Orchard, Wash., her family moved to the Okanogan area when she was a child. She graduated from Okanogan High School in 1936. She served as Okanogan’s royal representative to the Wenatchee Apple Blossom Festival in 1936.

Loon Lake plans levy election

March 9, 2012

The Loon Lake School District will join the Deer Park and Riverside School districts in running a maintenance and operations levy election on April 17.
Unlike the other two levy measures, the Loon Lake four-year $226,000 request was not run earlier this year.
If approved, the Loon Lake request will cost property owners 63 cents per $1,000 of assessed valuation. The generated funds will be used for various educational programs — such as music and physical education — the food service department, technology, grounds improvement and non-high payments.

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Deer Park High School sophomore Trevor Eicher, who steam rolled the 182-pound competition in...
The Deer Park softball team ran its modest winning streak to three with a doubleheader sweep of...
Deer Park Middle School seventh grader Brent Hodgson placed first in the male middle school...

 

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