Category: Community

Eagles Provide Scholarships

The Deer Park Eagles Lodge #3564 is proud to announce the recipients of their two college scholarships. These scholarships are in the amount of $1000,

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Deer Park Yard Sale Still On

Plans for the Deer Park Yard Sale (DPYS) have not changed, and it will continue to be held August 7th-9th. Participants and individuals are encouraged to practice proper hygiene and physical distancing recommendations. Local businesses are invited to hold a sidewalk sale similar to last year.

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Interviewing Miss Deer Park 2020

Miss Deer Park is a great privilege that comes with great responsibility—and no former Miss Deer Park has had the responsibility of wearing the crown and a smile while her town remains on lockdown. With an end to this unprecedented quarantine finally in our sights, Ainsley Carpenter has had a chance to reflect on this rocky beginning to her reign.

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Summer Concert Series

Deer Park’s summer concert series is coming back to Mix Park. Warm evenings with some cool tunes is set to bring some “normal” back to our community.

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Local Markets

Summer temperatures are underway, and so are summer gardens. While many events have been cancelled for summer 2020, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, farmers markets have not.

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Six Word Story: June 2020

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.

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Marlowe Keller Graduation

Marlowe Keller will graduate from the University of Washington in a virtual ceremony on Saturday, June 13. Marlowe will graduate with a Bachelor’s of Science in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology with a minor in English writing. During her time at UW, she worked as an undergraduate research assistant in the Department of Biology and co-authored a meta-analysis on achievement gaps in active learning that was published in PNAS. In her junior year, she was the Vice President of Membership of the Beta Beta Beta

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Libraries Offer Curbside Pickup

Spokane and Stevens County libraries are now offering curbside pick-up. You can place a hold on books, music, and movies and have them delivered to your car.

Library buildings will remain closed. Staff who are delivering curbside holds will not be accepting returns, but outdoor book drop-off boxes have been reopened.

Spokane County Library District states, “At first, pickup service is only for holds that have been on the shelves since before they closed in March. After that, they will be processing holds that came in after their libraries closed.”

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Summer Events Go and No Go

Disclaimer: Because the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation is continually developing, topics mentioned in this article are subject to change without notice.

Planning your summer can be hard with event organizers constantly changing their plans. While the details might change, here are where things currently stand. As we have learned, things are bound to change; please check with the event organizers.

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