June 9th, 2011
Felony charges against a 34-year-old Deer Park man were dismissed on June 9 on technical grounds.
U.S. District Judge Justin Quackenbush ruled that the search warrant used to find more than 600 child pornography images on Andrew V. Davisâ€™ computer was invalid because police failed to disclose when seeking the search warrant that key information came from a girl who had lied to detectives in other cases.
It is alleged that Davis received those images from September 2005 to November 2009.
Davis, a convicted sex offender, faced a minimum of 15 years in federal prison if convicted.
A herd of sheep on a farm on McDougal Road were the latest domestic animals attacked by pack of wild dogs last week.
The animals, owned by Eric and Debbie Keller of Deer Park, were being housed at Jim and Doreen Carlsonâ€™s (Mrs. Kellerâ€™s parents) ranch. The dogs killed four sheep and wounded 13 others.
The sheep, the 4-H projects of the Kellerâ€™s four children, were taken to the Carlson ranch on May 30 and were attacked the following night.
Keller said her parentsâ€™ dog barked that night but nothing out of the ordinary.
Springdaleâ€™s Kendall Peone, Rodney Abrahamson and Connor Parker, who helped guide the Chargers to a regional berth were named to the All-Northeast 2B League baseball team in voting by conference coaches.
Peone was named to the first team along with league most valuable player J.J. Robinson, Brandon Heiser, Tyler McNannay and Alex Teade, all of Colfax; Ross Collins and Jacob Schmach, both of Liberty; Erik Muelheims of St. Georgeâ€™s; Daniel Holland of Northwest Christian; Traven Smith of Lind-Ritzville-Sprague and Ron Wilke of Davenport.
Deer Parkâ€™s Aaron Eskue was the Stagsâ€™ lone representative on the All-Great Northern League baseball team this spring in voting by the conference coaches.
The senior catcher was named to the second team.
The memorial service for Philip Dean Bacon, who passed in September, was held on Saturday, June 4 at 2:30 pm at his parentsâ€™ Little Pend Oreille Lake home; the ceremonial spreading of his ashes took place at his Deer Creek home later that weekend.
He is survived by two of his children, daughters Amber and Breanne, and granddaughter Katya; as well as a niece and nephew and various extended family. Philip loved his children greatly and often spoke of their accomplishments proudly.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. on June 9 at the Spokane Valley Church of the Nazarene, with the Rev. Jeff Crosno officiating, for former Deer Park resident Margaret E. â€śMaggieâ€ť Kohlieber Preston, 32, who passed away on June 1 in Spokane.
Born in 1979 in Spokane, she was an assistant manager at a restaurant in Spokane.
Claude Lincoln Bowers was born to Willie and Lillie Bowers in Skiatook, Okla., on July 21, 1920. In 1947, he married Genevieve Webb in Sunnyside, Wash. They were married until her death in 1977.
Later, he married Lillian Phelps in Spokane. They were married until her death in 1991. He died in Portland, Ore., on May 28, 2011.
During his service as an army medic in World War II, he spent 18 months as a prisoner of war in the South Pacific theatre.
He attended Northwest Bible College in Kirkland, Wash., prior to becoming an Assemblies of God minister.
Funeral services were June 4 at the Riverside Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Chattaroy, with Bishop Joel Stapf officiating, for Deer Park resident Caroline D. Richards, 47, who passed away on May 31 in Spokane.
Cremation followed the service with Lauer Funeral Home, Deer Park, in charge of arrangements.
For the full obituary, see the June 8 issue of the Deer Park Tribune.
A celebration of life was June 4 at the Clayton Grange for longtime Clayton resident Violet M. Zimmerer, 90, who passed away on May 30.
Interment was held on June 6 at the Riverside Memorial Park, Spokane, with Bill Mayfield speaking.
Lauer Funeral Home, Deer Park, was in charge of arrangements.
For the full obituary,see the June 8 issue of the Deer Park Tribune.
The 2011 election season began in earnest on Monday, the start of the week-long candidate filing period for various local and state elections.
Leading the filings on Monday was former Deer Park City Councilwoman Dee Cragun, who filed for the city council seat currently y held by Randy Bean. Cragun, who continues to attend city council meetings, was the only city resident to file for a council seat on Monday.
Incumbent Jeff Whittle was the only Deer Park School Board candidate to file on the first day.