Category: Local News

Berry Awesome!

Strawberries are divided up into three basic varieties. So know what you are purchasing before you buy them. They can be summer-bearing (or June), ever-bearing, or day-neutral. Fertilizer should be organic and low in numbers, like 5-6-7. Too high in numbers and the strawberries will produce large leaves with small, pinched fruits.

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Into the Cool of the Pool

The Deer Park Pool is on track to open around July 1st. There have been several obstacles along the way. However, through hard work and community involvement, it is happening this year.

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Summer Free Food For Kids 2021

The Summer Meal Program, also known as the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was created to help ensure children have nutritious meals when school is out of session. The Summer Meals Program provides free meals and snacks to people ages 1-18. The SFSP is a federally-funded, state-administered program. Different organizations like Deer Park, Riverside, and Mary Walker School Districts as well as Spokane County Library District sponsor meals in our area. Below is a list of locations where kids can receive free food.

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Roundabout Opening At Crawford and Colville

Deer Park is heading into Phase 2 of the construction on the Crawford and Colville project. The roundabout will be open as Phase 1 is nearly completed. There will be a reduction to detours during the reconstruction between Crawford and 3rd on Colville.

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Senior Night Basketball Game

Final Deer Park High School Basketball hosted Newport in their last NEA regular season game this week. Deer Park teams looking toward the playoffs coming at the end of the week.

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Mixing It Up in the Park

Mix Park was crowded on June 5th as it hosted the first Saturday Market for the 2021 season as well as the Outdoor Jiu-Jitsu Spokane Submission Challenge. This event was a collaborative effort of the Deer Park Chamber of Commerce and Deer Park Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

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Clayton Farmers Market 2021

The Clayton Farmers Market is now open for the 2021 season, which runs every Sunday June through September except during the Clayton Community Fair. Do not miss out on an opportunity to peruse a variety of wares, produce, and animals from local artists and farmers.

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Photo By Deer Park Dollars for Scholars

$15,195 Scholarship Awarded

Deer Park Dollars for Scholars presented 14 students with scholarships this year in an amount totaling $15,195.

The awards were handed out at the Senior Awards program at the Deer Park High School on June 9th. Each year, Deer Park Dollars for Scholars (DPDS) raises funds with the help of community donations to support local students to succeed in their post secondary education.

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Deer Park Book Sales Are Back!

The Friends of the Deer Park Library will hold their first book sale of the summer on June 11th – 12th. Three additional sales are scheduled to take place throughout the summer months.

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