Category: Featured

Six-word story: January 2021

Each month’s prompt will be in the newspaper and on Facebook. Our favorite stories will be published the following month. Responses will be judged on creativity and the ability to communicate a story. Submit your six-word story by the 25th of each month.

Our last prompt was “Hopes For The New Year” Here are some of our favorites:

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Connecting with Lego

Recreating a part of a story while connecting with others with shared interest in the Spokane County Libraries Virtual Event Building with Books: A LEGO Storytime.

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Winter Water

While you are adventuring outside it is important to remember water for both you and your pets. Even though we have left the sweltering days of summer behind, water is just as crucial during these cold winter months.

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Wide Spread Power Outages

Power outages across the area have been caused by the current windstorm. Both Avista and Inland Power indicate multiple issues with no indications of when

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Featured Adoptable Pet: Jade

Jade came to PHR as a pregnant stray. She has 9 puppies and they will be 8 weeks on 1/2/21; Jade will be available to go home on that day as well! Jade is a charming and unique dog that will melt your heart!

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Heaven witha D Dog Rescue

Deer Park is home to our very own dog rescue: Heaven Witha D. Rescuing stray dogs that have been abandoned or placed in shelters, founder Devon Rauenzahn has dedicated her life to making animals safe again.

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Thanksgiving, Christmas or Easter Cactus?

These pretty flowering cacti are tropical cactus! They grow attached to trees in the jungles of Brazil, not in deserts on the ground! So keep pots small, short, and squat rather than deep to mimic their natural growing conditions.

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Remaining Vigilant in 2021

In a New Years’ message from Deer Park School Superintendent Travis Hanson, he expressed thanks and appreciation for the hard teamwork by parents/guardians, students, and staff in maintaining COVID guidelines. He also noted Deer Park is in the 15% of WA state schools who currently have access to in-person learning.

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Rotary Students of the Month: November 2020

A.J. Steinbeck, Deer Park High School November Student of the Month, was introduced by Principal Joe Feist as an academic and an athlete. He is Captain of the Football and Track Teams and an avid outdoorsman. A.J. said he enjoys everything outdoors!

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Approval Given for Main Street Apartments

Approval has been given to Bailey Holdings, LLC to renovate commercial space on Main Street into multi-family housing. Dave Hubert, Spokane County Hearing Examiner, approved the conditional-use permit after a public hearing was held via Zoom on November 19th, 2020.

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