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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, 4:13 p.m.

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, 3:16 p.m.

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, 8 a.m.

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, 5:04 p.m.

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, 3:06 p.m.

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, 5 p.m.

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, 10:09 p.m.

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, 4:51 p.m.

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, 8:08 p.m.

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, 3:42 p.m.

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, 8:17 p.m.

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.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 2:28 p.m.

Landmarks: Deer Park barn converted to art studio has ‘its own story’

Just north of Deer Park stands the Swallow’s Nest Barn, the pride, joy and delight of owners Monte and Kathlene Moore.

UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017, 7:50 p.m.

Woman escapes mobile home fire near Deer Park

A woman was able to escape a mobile home that caught on fire early Thursday morning in a remote area near Deer Park.

UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017, 8:24 p.m.

Knight Boat Docks buys pontoon dock manufacturer in Cusick

Knight Boat Docks has acquired S-K Marine, a pontoon dock manufacturer based in Cusick, Washington.

UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 12:23 p.m.

State marijuana regulators fire employee who leased Deer Park land for growing operation

Washington’s Liquor and Cannabis Board, the state agency that regulates marijuana, is firing an employee who leased land in Deer Park to a prospective pot grower.

UPDATED: Mon., May 22, 2017, 11:34 p.m.

Man with ‘abnormal strength’ fights with deputies in Deer Park; ambulance medic intervenes

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office says a man assaulted two deputies Saturday evening when they tried to take him into custody for a mental health hold, and a paramedic helped …

UPDATED: Wed., April 26, 2017, 11:43 a.m.

Plan by state cannabis board employee to lease land near Deer Park for marijuana facility withdrawn

A businessman has formally withdrawn his application to build a marijuana growing and processing facility in Deer Park, prompting cheers from neighbors who had opposed the project. The state Liquor …

UPDATED: Fri., April 14, 2017, 7:15 a.m.

State pot licensing employee leasing land for proposed marijuana grow near Deer Park

Plans to build a marijuana growing and processing facility in Deer Park have been stalled amid outcry from neighbors. That’s because the man who owns the proposed building site also …