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August 1st, 2014

Governor extends regional burn ban

August 1, 2014

Gov. Jay Inslee announced today a new extension to the burn ban extension he ordered last week that includes a ban on most outdoor and agricultural burning for 20 counties east of the crest of the Cascades, including Spokane, Stevens and Pend Oreille counties.
The burn ban, which was scheduled to end on Aug. 1, is extended until noon on Aug. 8.

July 31st

Chattaroy business receives marijuana license

July 31, 2014

The Washington State Liquor Control Board has issued a marijuana producer tier 2 license to Herbscapes at N26815 Hardesty Road, Suite A, in Chattaroy.

Video: Sharknado2 swallowing up television viewers

July 31, 2014

Sharknado2 swallowing up television viewers

July 29th

Deer Park narrowly misses 100

July 29, 2014

Deer Park came close but just missed out on topping the century mark today.
According to the National Weather Service (NWS), Deer Park reached 98 degrees at 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. (it registered 97 degrees at 3 p.m.) today.
The Weather Channel listed the city’s high temperature today at 99 degrees., which tracks historical weather data for every zip code, reported Deer Park’s record high for July 29 is 99 degrees set in 2003.
Deer Park will have another chance to top 100 degrees tomorrow as the forecast calls for high temperature of 97 degrees.

July 28th

Video A dog-gone happy canine

July 28, 2014

Dog passes out from excitement to see owner

July 23rd

Reserve deputy finds 32-year-old stolen revolver

July 23, 2014

A Stevens County Reserve Deputy contacted a Spokane County Sheriff’s Office detective last week to let him know he had located a gun on Craigslist that he was interested in buying
After checking the serial number on the gun being sold at Medical Lake, it was determined the Smith & Wesson .38 caliber revolver had been stolen in Tacoma in 1982.

Video: Washington wildfires

July 23, 2014

A look at the devastation caused by the recent wildfires throughout the state.

July 17th

Lake Spokane study planned at Suncrest

July 17, 2014

Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey will collect groundwater and aquatic plant samples near the Suncrest community for a study on excess nutrients in Lake Spokane.
USGS will begin sampling in August.
Too many nutrients like nitrogen and phosphorus in the Spokane River and Lake Spokane cause depletion of dissolved oxygen that fish and other aquatic life need to survive. Excess nutrients can also cause toxic algae blooms that are harmful to human health.

July 16th

Fire crews battle large Clayton hay fire

July 16, 2014

Fire crews spent Wednesday afternoon trying to contain a large semi-truck hay fire at Lazy L Farm Service and Supply at 4513 Bellstar Road in Clayton.
Fire crews from Stevens County Fire District 1’s Station 1 in Clayton and Spokane County Fire District No. 4’s Stations 41 (Deer Park), Station 42 (Chattaroy) and Station 46 (Riverside) to the scene. Chewelah Rural Ambulance was also dispatched as a precautionary measure.
Stevens County Sheriff’s deputies were also needed to stem the sudden amount of traffic on Bellstar Road.

June 26th

DP Rotary Club finishing up Mix Park project

June 26, 2014

The Deer Park Rotary Club with the help of volunteers has been busy assembling playground equipment at the southwest corner of Mix Park.
The club has been helped in the project by the city’s maintenance crew and Toner’s Sand and Gravel, which poured the concrete around the play area.
Scott Stevens of Deer Park Plumbing has served as the construction boss as the club assembled the equipment.
The final step in the project will occur 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday as the club seeks community volunteers to help spread the bark-like material within the play area.
A potluck luncheon will follow.

Gov. Jay Inslee announced today a new extension to the burn ban extension he ordered last week that includes a ban on...
The Washington State Liquor Control Board has issued a marijuana producer tier 2 license to Herbscapes at N26815...
Sharknado2 swallowing up television viewers
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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