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September 30th, 2013

Betty J. Lynch, 82

September 30, 2013

Betty Jane Stansbury Lynch, 82, was born to Herman C. and Edna A. (Liddle) Stansbury on Jan. 21, 1931, in Spokane. She graduated from Deer Park High School with the Class of 1949 where her picture now hangs in the Deer Park City Hall.
Betty married her soul mate, Jesse G. "Junior" Lynch, Jr., in 1949 at the Coeur d'Alene Hitching Post which lasted nearly 60 years. Their home was always open to family and friends.

September 26th

Rams prepare for showdown with Cardinals

September 26, 2013

The Riverside Rams and Medical Lake Cardinals, both 1-0 after the first week of Northeast A League play, will meet 7 p.m. Friday at RHS.
The Rams used a strong defensive effort in the second half to get by the Kettle Bulldogs 27-21 last week. The Cardinals used an offensive explosion in the second half to past Newport 35-20 on Sept. 20.
Jacob Collins rushed for 150 yards in the win against KF. It was his second straight 100-plus yard effort on the ground.
The Cardinals also feature a workhorse in the backfield. Fullback Jackson Tappero accounted for 202 total yards against Newport.

Lillie M. Gibson, 82

September 26, 2013

Lillie Mae Gibson, 82 years of life and a very longtime resident of Deer Park, passed away on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013.
Lillie is the dear wife of Bob Gibson.
Mrs. Gibson's funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, in Deer Park at the Open Door Congregational Church followed with a gathering of family and friends at Lamm’s Reception Center on Spotted Road, just north of Bob and Lillie's ranch.
Lauer Funeral Home in Deer Park, will be in charge of arrangements.

DPHS's Dunn named ESD 101's top teacher

September 26, 2013

Deer Park High School teacher Jeffrey Dunn was selected as Educational Service District 101’s teacher of the year.
Dunn, who as works as an English teacher at DPHS, as a secondary Learning Assistance Program coordinator and as site coordinator of the Cornerstone After and Summer School Program (funded through a 21st Century After School grant), competed for the state teacher of the year title last week.
Katie Brown, a middle school teacher at Shuksan Middle School in Bellingham, was chosen over eight other candidates, including Dunn, for the title.

September 25th

Greyhound spikers sweep Lady Stags

September 25, 2013

The Pullman Greyhounds, holding a decided height advantage, swept the Deer Park Lady Stags 25-14, 25-14, 25-21 in Great Northern League volleyball action on Tuesday.
The win pushed the Greyhounds’ GNL record to 2-0, while the Lady Stags fell to 0-3.
Pullman opened up the match with a 7-0 lead in the first game. An ace from Deer Park’s Sierra English Largent finally ended the Greyhounds’ early scoring surge.
A kill from the Lady Stags’ Callie Bostic trimmed the lead to 13-8, only to see the Greyhounds respond with a 7-2 run and coast to a first game victory.

September 23rd

Bill Cossey

September 23, 2013

Bill Cossey died on the l6th of September at home with his family at his side.
Bill graduated from the University of Idaho in 1957 and was commissioned as a second lieutenant. He was sent to Germany as a company commander of a guided missile site.
In 1965, Major Cossey was sent to Vietnam to be in charge of finding small groups of insurgents and directing air strikes. Viet Nam honored him with a Silver Star and the United States awarded him the Bronze Star..

September 20th

Riverside v-ballers sweep Newport

September 20, 2013

The Riverside volleyball team ran its Northeast A League and overall record to 3-1 with a convincing 25-16, 25-14, 25-21 home win over Newport on Thursday.
The Lady Rams showed off a balanced attack with Sydney Spray, Kyra Phillips-Winkler, Holly Nelson and Hayley Pace all contributed five kills in the win. Phillips-Warner anchored the defensive effort with two blocks.
Having taken the first game, the Lady Rams took control of the second one by rattling off six straight points to take a 12-7 lead. The surge was highlighted by one of Phillips-Winkler’s blocks.

September 18th

DNR lifts statewide burn ban

September 18, 2013

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced that the statewide burn ban on DNR-protected lands has been rescinded. The fire danger has been reduced because of recent rainfall and moderating temperatures.
Restrictions set by local authorities are not affected by DNR’s action. Potential burners and the public at large are reminded to check with those local authorities before burning.
For local fire restrictions, visit: http://fortress.wa.gov/dnr/firedanger/BurnRisk.aspx

September 17th

City crunching numbers to find road funds

September 17, 2013

The city of Deer Park, which was shut out of receiving a Public Trust Fund loan this year to build a new industrial road near the airport, will look at issuing bonds to complete the $3.6 million project.
City officials have received $1.8 million in federal Economic Administration Development funds. Those funds will not be released until the city comes up with $1.8 million in matching funds.

September 16th

Opportunistic Rams out run Stags

September 16, 2013

By THOMAS COSTIGAN
When opportunity knocks, the Riverside football team was more than happy to answer the door.
The opportunistic Rams defense stymied the Deer Park Stag attack for most of the game and came away with a 21-16 win on Friday.
The Riverside win snapped a five-game losing streak to Deer Park and improved the Rams’ overall record to 1-1. Deer Park fell to 1-1.
“That was a pretty exciting rivalry game,” said Riverside head coach Tom Griggs, who saw his team force five turnovers over the course of the game. “We capitalized on the shots we got.”

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