Category: Opinion

Regarding Sunflowers

I believe that it is time to have a meeting with the two Sheriff departments. Steven’s and Spokane. Someone could get hurt.

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Listen to Understand

“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” Stephen Covey – Author, (7 Habits of Highly Effective People)

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Thankful For Deer Park’s Silver Linings

It’s raining and cold outside today in May and the last several months have been just as dreary, but I’ve been thankful to live in Deer Park where the silver linings have never been brighter. Churches, businesses, and neighbors have worked together to make a difference and I wanted to write a thank-you note to them all while celebrating our great small town.

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Return to “Normal” ?

If I never have to type the words “COVID Update” again, it will be too soon. The endless press briefings and long winded speeches by our leaders, as well as the biting opinions in the national news and social media, has made me rather desire to self isolate in a far deeper fashion.

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Letter To the Editor – Roundabout Appreciation

Very glad to see great information about how to use a Roundabout in the April Deer Park Gazette. I would, however, like to add one detail that I think is very important…The use of ones “Right Turn Blinker” to indicate that one is exiting the Roundabout.

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Six-Word Story: Your Parent’s Best Advice

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 “Social Distancing Perks.” Here are some of our favorites:

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Hitting pause on 2020

Well, the month of March was a strange one! Springing forward into daylight savings, having a full moon on a Friday the 13th, and having a worldwide pandemic strike all around the same time, has sure knocked us all for a loop.

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Traffic Circles Make Deer Park Well Rounded Community

Do you hate roundabouts, or do you think they’re the cat’s pajamas? Love them or hate them, there are some truths that you may not know about the circular traffic wonder. This article is not expected nor intended to change minds, only to be an interesting (and possibly biased) bit of information about roundabouts.

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