Archive - May 2011 - News Article
Faced with a possible $1.2 million deficit in the 2011-12 school year, Riverside School District officials have formulated a plan to spread the cost-cutting pain across the board.
â€śWe are here to do this together,â€ť Superintendent Roberta Kramer told the audience on Thursday at the school districtâ€™s second town budget meeting this year.
Spokane County Fire District No. 4, in the midst of a five-year revitalization plan, has begun looking at replacing Station 41 in Deer Park.
Deputy Chief Randy Johnson, speaking at the May 17 Deer Park Chamber of Commerce meeting, said fire district officials have made inquiries about available property within the city limits. He has also not ruled out placing the new station near the current building on the city hall campus.
The current fire station in Deer Park was built in 1986 and has gone through many renovations in the past 26 years.
Deer Park Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3067 will host a number of Memorial Day events on Monday.
The Postâ€™s Color Guard will hold brief celebrations at Kelly/Holy Redeemer Cemetery on north Colville Avenue at 10 a.m. at the Woodland Cemetery on Monroe Road at 11 a.m.. Another ceremony, including the laying of memorial wreathes, will be held at the city hall Memorial Rock at noon.
The Stevens County Sheriffâ€™s Office continues to investigate several reports over the last few months involving the killing and injuring of domestic animals by a pack of dogs. The incidents appear to be centered near the Bittrich-Antler and Scotts Valley Road areas as well as the 6800-7200 block of State Highway 291 in Southern Stevens County.