Category: Local News

WinterFest 2020 Honored Citizen: Doug Knight

The Deer Park Kiwanis Club’s WinterFest 2020 Committee is pleased to name local business and community leader Doug Knight as its Honored Citizen of the Year. Doug is the president of four local family businesses: Knight Construction, Knight Boat Docks, Knight Wall Systems, and Knightcom Inc.

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What is 2FA and Why You Should Use it

Everyone hates remembering the passel of passwords required in our daily lives. You have your email password, online banking password, work password, Netflix password… you even need a password to order a pizza!

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Working Together For WinterFest

Chamber of Commerce and Kiwanis Club have teamed up for WinterFest 2020! Join the fun! Winterfest is a traditional event in rural communities around the state of Washington, to help support the economy and encourage sales in a usually economically quiet season.

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First Annual Small Business Bingo

Spokane County Library, a Neighborhood Champion for Small Business Saturday, has taken on the challenge of helping individuals discover phenomenal local stores in their community. This is the fourth year the library district has sponsored this event, but the first time Deer Park took part.

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Riverside Awarded for Success

At Washington State School Directors Association’s (WSSDA) 2019 Annual Conference, Riverside School District was one of three schools to receive a Board of the Year award.

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New Years Fireworks

Do you want your New Year’s celebration to end with a bang? If so, we have good news: the discharge of consumer fireworks is legal within the Deer Park City limits on New Year’s Eve, starting at 5pm and ending at 12:30am January 1st.

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Familiar Face, New Position

Since the spring of 2008, Deputy Dutton has been a familiar face in the Deer Park area, working patrol duties for the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office. Recently the deputy transitioned within the Sheriff’s office, and became the main resource officer for the Deer Park School District.

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A Home for the Holidays

This past Giving Tuesday, December 3rd, Habitat for Humanity Spokane hosted a very special event: their “Home for the Holidays” celebration. Four homes at the Hope Springs Development in Deer Park had recently been completed, and three of the four families had just finalized the paperwork to become official homeowners.

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Ornery Orchids

There are a lot of misconceptions about orchids, including that they are super difficult to grow. Hopefully this article will help dispel those myths!

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Scouting for Food

On November 9th, members from Boy Scout Troops 202, 216, and Cub Scout Pack 202 worked together to gather 1,280 pounds of food from the community, which was then donated to the GreenHouse Food Bank.

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