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Six-word story: January 2021

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 “Hopes For The New Year” Here are some of our favorites:

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Connecting with Lego

Recreating a part of a story while connecting with others with shared interest in the Spokane County Libraries Virtual Event Building with Books: A LEGO Storytime.

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Local News

Approval Given for Main Street Apartments

Approval has been given to Bailey Holdings, LLC to renovate commercial space on Main Street into multi-family housing. Dave Hubert, Spokane County Hearing Examiner, approved the conditional-use permit after a public hearing was held via Zoom on November 19th, 2020.

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A & E

Tell Me A Story

November marks the 21st anniversary of National Novel Writing Month. This quintessential writing challenge is put on by a non-profit organization known as NaNoWriMo.

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The Stag Award

In a partnership with Avista, the Economic Development Committee, the Chamber of Commerce is working to add holiday lights and seasonal decor. Part of that effort is the Stag Award; going to the business with the best holiday decor on the storefront or the window display.

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Heaven witha D Dog Rescue

Deer Park is home to our very own dog rescue: Heaven Witha D. Rescuing stray dogs that have been abandoned or placed in shelters, founder Devon Rauenzahn has dedicated her life to making animals safe again.

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Ending 2020 With A Bang!

Consumer fireworks remain legal within the Deer Park City limits on New Year’s Eve, starting at 5pm and ending at 12:30am January 1st.

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Collecting Seeds

Humans have played an intricate part in hybridization of seeds since the stone age. I’m NOT talking GMO here, I’m discussing good old fashioned cross

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Free Food Program For Kids Extended Again

Kids will be able to get breakfast and lunch for free during the rest of the 2020-2021 school year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced another extension, allowing the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) to continue to operate through June 30, 2021.

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