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Start Now: Christmas Coloring Contest 2021

Time to bring out your favorite art supplies and add some color to this holiday. You can download and print coloring pages with the button below. Mail your completed artwork to us with an entry form and you could win one of three awesome prize packages. All ages are invited to submit their artwork. While everyone in your family is welcome to send submissions, there can only be one winner per household.

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Sponsoring Some Holiday Fun

Christmas traditions are a big part of what makes the holiday season so comforting. The feeling of familiarity mixed with anticipation while surrounded by the

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Local News

Watch: City Council Meeting November 3rd, 2021

Fireworks at Winterfest, Water and Sewer, along with the city’s budget for 2022, were the main topics of the evening. This was the first meeting held after the city’s annual budget workshop. As a result, most of the meeting was spent reviewing the budget. Also discussed at length was state law regarding communication of the budget workshop date and time so that council and community members could be present.

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A & E

Sponsoring Some Holiday Fun

Christmas traditions are a big part of what makes the holiday season so comforting. The feeling of familiarity mixed with anticipation while surrounded by the

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Business

Spring Into Self-Care

Loon Lake welcomes a new business to the community, just off highway 395. Lisa Clements, LMP, brings you the Loon Lake Spa. Celebrating its grand opening on March 13th, they hosted an open tour of their cozy space.

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Animals

Rescuing and Rehoming

As the weather changes, many pets are getting cabin fever just like us. A quick browse through local pages on Facebook makes it appear there are more stray pets out roaming lately. So, what happens if you end up rescuing a stray pet?

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Community

Pumpkin Lane 2021

We are fortunate to live in a community where people work together, support each other, and create fantastic events. This year marks the 25th anniversary of Deer Park’s daylight trick-or-treating event, Pumpkin Lane. Leslie Stansbury and Sandra Coleman started the annual event to help keep children safe while out trick-or-treating. The event changed hands and was run by the Deer Park PTO for a few years, and then Danielle and Isaiah Prosser took on the task of keeping Pumpkin Lane alive for the past four years

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Sports

Senior Night Basketball Game

Final Deer Park High School Basketball hosted Newport in their last NEA regular season game this week. Deer Park teams looking toward the playoffs coming at the end of the week.

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Garden

Wigged Out By Earwigs?

Earwigs are one of the easiest to recognize and creepiest looking bugs to live in our gardens and orchards. Their fast-moving bodies and sharp pincers are enough to fit right into a horror movie! But earwigs are far from being evil aliens!

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Schools

The students pictured left to right are Ali Lopez of Mary Walker, Jamar Distel of Riverside, and Isabella Strugarebic of Deer Park High Schools.

Rotary Students of the Month September 2021

The Deer Park Rotary Club members were thrilled to have their first in-person Student of the Month program in 15 months on September 16, 2021.

Last school year, students could join the club’s meetings via ZOOM; however, having the students and family members present for lunch at First Street Bar and Grill was a welcome change.

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