Category: Local News

High Wind Warning For This Weekend

With an abrupt change in weather, local trees are more likely to be damaged by snow and wind. Exactly a month ago, the high temperature reached 80° F. Recent snow has further weakened or damaged trees. Now high winds are expected this coming weekend.

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Stags Get Second Chance At State On Saturday

The Lakeside Eagles shocked the Deer Park Stags 1-0 on Tuesday, scoring a last-minute goal to claim the Northeast A League high school soccer championship and earn an automatic bid to the state tournament. Deer Park has another chance to make the 1A state bracket — a win over Cascade High School on Saturday would guarantee the Stags a spot in the 16-team field.

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WinterFest Logo Contest 2023

Deer Park Kiwanis is offering a cash prize for logo design. The artist will also be part of Deer Park history for the 38th annual WinterFest celebration.

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Nominate WinterFest Honored Citizen

Do you know someone who has made a noteworthy contribution to our community? The WinterFest committee is asking you to nominate that Deer Park citizen to be honored in the WinterFest 2023 celebration. However, time is of the essence.

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Crimson Hawks Withstand Late Surge by Stags

The Colville Crimson Hawks outlasted the Deer Park Stags 28-21 on Friday in a hard-fought meeting between Northeast A League high school football foes.

In front of the home crowd, Deer Park went ahead 14-13 late in the third quarter, however Colville scored touchdowns on their next two drives to open the fourth quarter. The Stags’ offense answered, but was ultimately unable to complete the frantic comeback.

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Students Of The Month – October 2022

Pictured left to right: Bree Waldron – Riverside High School, Remi Scott – Deer Park High School, and Laila Baggar – Mary Walker High School.
Deer Park Rotarians Recognize the October 2022 Students of the Month.

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City Seeks Comments On Airport Upgrades

Improvements to the Deer Park Airport have been in planning for several years. The city has reached the point now of seeking comments as part of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant funding requirements. Comments will be accepted until the end of October 26th.

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Battle of the Horns: Rams Defeat Stags

The Riverside High School football team defeated rival Deer Park 24-6 on Friday — earning the right to ring the Battle of the Horns bell for the third straight season.

After a Deer Park punt, Riverside’s offense got uncorked with a pair of lengthy plays by junior wide receiver Braxton Welch — a 21-yard catch from junior quarterback Jake Gaffaney, then an 18-yard run on a reverse. But the Stags’ defense stood strong, forcing the Rams into a 46-yard field goal, which Gaffaney converted with 5:06 left in the first quarter.

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Deer Park Prepares For Changing Seasons

As fall arrives the city is preparing for winter and wrapping up fair weather projects. Improvements to the city’s Christmas decorations and additions to the tree-lighting ceremony were also discussed.

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