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April 24th

McMorris Rodgers to seek a sixth term

April 24, 2014

U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers announced her plans on Monday to seek a sixth term in the U.S. House of Representatives.
McMorris Rodgers represents the state’s 5th Congressional District, which encompasses most of Eastern Washington.
A Kettle Falls native, McMorris Rodgers represented the 7th District in the Legislature before being elected to Congress in 2004, succeeding George Nethercutt.
Chair of the House Republican Conference, McMorris Rodgers is currently the highest ranking Republican woman in Congress.

April 22nd

Mary Walker plans nighttime grad ceremony

April 22, 2014

Due to the conflict with the spring sports state competition schedule (baseball, softball and track) on May 31, the Mary Walker School Board has moved that day’s graduation ceremony to 9 p.m. in the high school gymnasium.
Having the graduation ceremony later in the evening allows those athletes who may become eligible for state competition to compete and then participate in the graduation ceremony. The board decision was made after meeting with the parents of the graduating class.

April 17th

Laslo eager to return to work

April 17, 2014

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Laslo is still recovering from injuries received after being attacked by a pit bull while he and his partner, Deputy Jeff Thurman, where investigating a burglary and assault on April 7 in Spokane Valley.
Thurman said Laslo was scheduled to have surgery earlier this week but over the weekend, Laslo’s condition improved significantly and the surgery was cancelled.
He added that Laslo is finding it hard to sit still as he recovers and every morning runs out to Thurman’s patrol car and puts his nose to the door handle expecting to go to work.

Pair of Easter egg hunts planned for Deer Park

April 17, 2014

A pair of Deer Park area Easter egg hunts are planned for Saturday morning.
Yoke’s Fresh Market and the Open Door Congregational Church have teamed up for a hunt at the church, N205 Main St., at 9:30 a.m.
Eagle Aerie No. 3564 will hold its annual hunt at 11 a.m. at Mix Park.
Organizers of both events remind participants to arrive early.

April 14th

4-H alumnus, McMorris Rodgers recognized

April 14, 2014

National 4-H Council recognized U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers along with other congressional leaders and Congressional 4-H alumni during a 4-H Congressional Breakfast on Capitol Hill on April 9.
The breakfast, hosted by Sens. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) and Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) and Reps. Tom Latham (R-Iowa) and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md), is designed to spotlight the importance of positive youth development programs in addressing urgent challenges facing America's youth and to thank Congress for its support of positive youth development through 4-H programs.

April 9th

DNR fire season starts Tuesday

April 9, 2014

Wildfire season officially begins April 15, as specified by state law, and already 20 forest fires have been reported this year on lands protected by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources.
Washington’s “summer fire rules” are in effect through Oct. 15. These rules apply to the 13 million acres of private and state forestlands protected from wildfire by DNR.

April 8th

DP Habitat for Humanity duplex to get a new look

April 8, 2014

Habitat for Humanity, which builds and repairs houses worldwide using volunteer labor and donations, will put the finishing touches on a newly completed duplex in Deer Park at 1 p.m. on Thursday.
Volunteers from 10 local Sherwin-Williams stores and Habitat for Humanity will donate paint, materials and labor to refresh the exterior of the duplex, putting a fresh coat of paint on a new home for deserving Habitat for Humanity families.

April 7th

RMS pair earns spot in statewide video competition

April 7, 2014

The documentary video produced by Riverside Middle Schoolers Olivia Willis and Cody Main, entitled “Savior of a Broken World, an examination of the rights and responsibilities associated with the rules of war, was among the winners in the National History Day competition at the University of Eastern Washington earlier this year.
The video will advance to the state history day competition in May in Auburn.

April 2nd

Sheriff's Department helps with Oso mudslide SAR

April 2, 2014

Spokane County Sheriff’s Department is providing services to assist in the search for survivors at the deadly mudslide in Oso, Wash.
Spokane County Search and Rescue (SAR) K-9 teams have been mobilized to assist in the search. Four K-9 teams are certified in “Live” finds as well as human remains detection.

April 1st

Barn construction underway at Clayton Fairgrounds

April 1, 2014

Work on the long awaited goat barn has started at the Clayton Fairgrounds.
During the fair’s annual livestock auction two years ago, Willow Jones donated a meat goat as a fund-raiser for a needed goat barn. Rosemary Jones, along with her mother, children, Gail Kersey and Roberta Fuge spent that summer collecting donations and selling raffle tickets for a quilt (created by Sandi Stillman) with all the proceeds going to the goat barn.

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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