You’re actually calling someone instead of texting, emailing, Snapchatting, or Facebooking. You might be calling about work, play, or to tell the neighbors that you’ve had PLENTY of zucchini and you REALLY don’t need anymore. Whoever you’re calling seems to answer – but they don’t even say hello. Are our phone manners that bad these days? No, we are all adjusting to using the new phone system: VoIP. Which means? Voice-over Internet Protocol. There are many advantages to using a VoIP system, but there are also two problems we’ve noticed that we can solve by working together: pause before saying
As the seasons change, it’s good to have a reminder of some things that we already know. So here we go. As the days get shorter, our lights become more important. Make sure that they are all working, that your headlight aim is correct, and that your headlights have not become cloudy or discolored. A few dollars spent now can prevent a collision later. Check your wiper and washer system. Make sure the washer fluid you put in is intended for winter use and that your wiper blades aren’t worn and streaking the windshield. For some reason, modern wiper blades
Shore Acres Resort on Loon Lake is celebrating the end of the 2019 season with free day use and a community party September 21st from 4pm to 9:30pm. A fundraiser will be held to raise money for the Loon Lake Food Bank. The Day will include – Free day use, for the entire day Free popcorn Local vendors will be set up from 4pm to dusk Kids craft booth run by Spokane Macaroni Kid from 4pm-6pm, is also free Bouncy House and Playground to keep kids busy Discounts on all inventory in the Country Store Silent auction will start at
We know many people depend on the Internet. From kids doing school work, to parents seeking jobs, to even just getting access to today’s online world. That is why we are happy to let you know Comcast’s Internet Essentials program is now available in Deer Park, Spokane County and Stevens County. The program offers discounted broadband service to households going through financial hardships. Internet Essentials is built to help with three major blockers to internet access—digital education and relevance, computer equipment and cost. It uses a network of partners to help communities like yours connect to the internet to find
Have you been procrastinating about selling your home? Think no more and act now, right now. Inventory is still extremely low and the interest rates have remained low. Now is the time to sell. It is a sellers market and the market will change. Add that to all the newcomers moving in from the rest of the United States and you have many more buyers than homes on the market. Act now to get your property on the market before the white stuff starts to fall. As a buyer, the bank financing is still a challenge, so if your credit
This July’s pictures were definitely different from last year’s. Oh sure, the watermelon looked just as juicy, the water play looked just as fun, and the water bottles looked just as cold. But this summer you looked old. Really old. Not everyone chose to upload a selfie and send it forty years into the future with the FaceApp, but many did. That choice soon became clouded in regret for many as a new privacy, and Russian, scare took over the news cycle. So did you sell your soul and help Russia destroy democracy when you used technology to see the
Deer Park Library, the northern most library in Spokane County Library District, offers books, audiobooks, DVDs, and so much more – all at no charge with your Spokane County Library card. Deer Park Library is open seven days a week with a welcoming staff. There are also opportunities to volunteer with the Friends of the Deer Park Library. Library staff are committed to service with a smile. We offer story times, material check out, help with downloading digital eBooks, and readers’ advisory advice. Each person on staff brings a unique background, expertise, and interesting local ties to their positions. I
So, whether you prefer a shop that is not on your company’s list, you don’t want to be inconvenienced with two one-hour round trips to Spokane, or, perhaps, you simply want to keep your business and dollars right here in Deer Park; you can do as you choose! You have the right to do that.