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County Meals on Wheels clients in Deer Park eagerly welcome new Silver Cafe for its accessibility

Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels had a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday to mark the opening of a new Silver Cafe meal site at St. Mary of the Presentation Catholic …

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 26, 2020

Deer Park woman injured in Douglas County car crash

A Deer Park woman and her young passenger were taken to the hospital after a car crash near Daroga State Park in Douglas County on Saturday evening.

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 19, 2020

Drugs, money and an unexpected visit from Dad: WSP investigating local rapper after high-speed chase through Deer Park

Troopers aren’t sure why the suspect’s father showed up in the field where they ended the pursuit.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 15, 2019

‘One or two votes is kind of a close thing’: Some Spokane County races still not settled

From Fairfield to Deer Park to the city of Spokane, many candidates are still waiting for votes to be counted.

Deer Park awarded $4.7 million federal grant to improve infrastructure around industrial park

The U.S. Department of Commerce awarded Deer Park a grant to spur economic development at the Deer Park Business and Industrial Park.

Opening weekend slow for Washington hunters

By all accounts, opening weekend for the general deer hunting season was slow in Northeast Washington.

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 23, 2019

Forecast calls for freezing temperatures and a chance for snow in Spokane

An already cool month of September could give way to actual snow in Spokane this weekend with wind chills down into the 20s. It would be the first time Spokane …

Widow sues Moody Bible Institute over deadly plane crash near Deer Park

A woman is suing the Moody Bible Institute over a plane crash that killed her husband and two other men, alleging the Chicago-based evangelical college failed to maintain the aircraft …

UPDATED: Mon., July 8, 2019

Woman, 29, killed in head-on crash near Loon Lake

Brianna Arena, of Deer Park, was pronounced dead after her Toyota sedan crossed the centerline on U.S. Highway 395 and crashed into an oncoming Lexus SUV, according to the Washington …

Prep golf: Gonzaga Prep, Tommy Kimmel claim Greater Spokane League titles

Gonzaga Prep picked an opportune time to put it all together. The defending State 4A champion Bullpups, led by sophomore Tommy Kimmel’s 8-under-par 64, captured the Greater Spokane League boys …

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018

Comcast upgrades Deer Park network, adds services for local customers

Comcast has invested nearly $2 million to upgrade its network in Deer Park since it acquired the Northstar Broadband Cable TV system earlier this year, officials said Monday.

Deer Park rancher Beryl Baker leaves behind philanthropic, land legacy

A $1 million fund established in the names of his two sons whose lives were cut short in the 1980s isn’t the only gift Beryl Baker left behind. His sprawling …

The High Road has big plans for big plants

In the last year, Don Grant learned more than he ever thought possible about growing cannabis – and he’s been growing it for a significant part of his life.

Deer Park company manufactures ‘super water’ to help fight wildfires

Holding a plastic cup of cream-colored gelatinous goo, Harlan Johnson stuck his pointer finger and thumb into the mix, twirled them around, and rubbed them together. “Slippery,” the 61-year-old semi-retiree …

Man shot by deputy near Deer Park identified

A man shot and killed by a Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy last week near Deer Park is identified as 31-year-old Josh A. Martin.

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018

Preliminary report says plane broke up midair before Deer Park crash

A plane piloted by a student that crashed near Deer Park in mid July, killing all three occupants, is believed to have broken up in midair before slamming into an …

UPDATED: Wed., July 18, 2018

Stevens County coroner identifies third victim of plane crash near Deer Park

The Stevens County coroner on Tuesday identified the third victim of a fatal plane crash near Deer Park as Andrew Trouten, 30.

UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018

Two expectant fathers among victims of Friday’s plane crash near Deer Park

Two men, each of whom had a wife expecting a child, were among the three people who died Friday morning in a plane crash near Deer Park, according to online …

UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018

Jim Meehan: Area golf pros provide pointers on lag putting, discuss Tiger Woods’ major chances

When it comes to golf, most of us can use all the help we can get from sensible minds. It’s one of the reasons we bring back the pros roundtable …

UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018

McMorris Rodgers talks health care, education at Deer Park town hall

Deer Park residents voiced concerns and shared questions about health care, budget reform and education with U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers during a town hall event on Friday.

Fire District 4 moving to new Station 41 in Deer Park in mid-June

The doors of the new Fire Station 41 in Deer Park are almost ready to swing open, a move that is anticipated by both Spokane County Fire District 4 and …

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017

Education notebook: NW Christian students’ efforts benefit those in need here and abroad

Northwest Christian Middle School students recently completed several service projects.

Deer Park will have first new mayor in 12 years, but officials don’t expect big changes

For the first time in a dozen years, Deer Park will be led by a new mayor.

Clydesdales will lead carolers in annual hayride in Deer Park

The Open Door Congregational Church in Deer Park will hold its annual Clydesdale Caroling on Sunday.

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 28, 2017

Washington state couple sentenced to jail for animal cruelty

A Deer Park couple has been sentenced to jail after nearly 40 dogs and some cats were removed from their property.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017

Deer Park candidates hope to increase law enforcement presence

As Deer Park continues to grow in size, candidates for the mayorship both hope to increase the amount of deputies patrolling and attract more businesses to the area.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017

Family of three, four dogs escape early morning house fire in Deer Park

A family of three and four dogs escaped a house fire early Wednesday morning in Deer Park.

Front & Center: Salvager helps aircraft mechanics, pilots land the right part

This year alone, his Discount Aircraft Salvage has acquired almost two dozen aircraft, either to refurbish and sell, or dismantle for usable parts.

Home invasion leaves Deer Park man badly beaten

A man was brutally beaten in his living room Tuesday after a group of four men forced their way into his house.

2017 Northeast A preview: Freeman looks to knock Colville, Deer Park from top

A youthful Freeman defense put the Northeast A League on notice in 2016. The Scotties posted four shutouts and yielded just six points a game in the regular season.