Featured News

WinterFest Ends With A Bang

Organizers rejoiced as this year’s WinterFest event ended with fireworks despite all the twists and turns thrown at the planning committee.

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Local News

City Council Considers Communications & Committees

How the City of Deer Park communicates with residents was one of the most discussed issues at the last Deer Park City Council meeting. A number of committees are in the works for the future of Deer Park including the city pool and the City Hall building. There was also a moment of silence for Don Stevens.

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A & E

Knights Under the Lights

Do you ever daydream about a time when knights rode majestic horses into dangerous competitions, or a noble archer took aim at the bullseye as well as the heart of his lady fair? This first weekend in August, you’ll have a chance to witness and take part in these medieval games, as well as several others.

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Business

Northern Roots Salon Opens Refreshing New Roots. Spa

The Northern Roots Hair Salon is opening a new spa! Located at 106 East Crawford Street, Roots is a high end day spa offering a wide range of relaxing services, including facials, massage, nails, pedicures, and eyelash extensions. They will be holding a Grand Opening party on Saturday, March 6th, from 11am to 4pm, to give the community a chance to meet their staff and check out their new space!

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Animals

River’s Wish Animal Sanctuary Awarded Prestigious Accreditation

River’s Wish Animal Sanctuary was awarded the designation of “Accredited” status by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS) on January 29th, 2021. This status globally recognizes the sanctuary as being an exceptional organization employing the highest standards in ethics, animal care, staffing, finance, education, and other features.

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Community

Last Minute Changes: Winterfest 2022

The WinterFest committee recently announced venue changes for this year’s event. Indoor activities will now take place in the Deer Park Fire Station meeting rooms, and Perrins Field is now the location for some outdoor ones instead of the Deer Park High school.

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Sports

WIAA Changes High School Sports Calendar

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) recently announced changes to the 2020-21 high school sports calendar. With concerns about student safety during the coronavirus pandemic, the WIAA Executive Board will

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Garden

Berry Awesome!

Strawberries are divided up into three basic varieties. So know what you are purchasing before you buy them. They can be summer-bearing (or June), ever-bearing, or day-neutral. Fertilizer should be organic and low in numbers, like 5-6-7. Too high in numbers and the strawberries will produce large leaves with small, pinched fruits.

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Schools

Rotary Students of the Month October 2021

Brianna Smith, October student of the month from Mary Walker High School was introduced by Rotarian Marty Hilton.  Brianna, who was adopted from a foster children’s program introduced her mother, Stefany Smith.  Stefany serves as Mayor of Springdale, Washington. Brianna is an Upward Bound student and the current ASB Secretary. She holds a 3.2 GPA and said art is her favorite class. She recently started a mural of butterflies and sunflowers on the side of the Community Center in Springdale.  She is a member of the varsity volleyball team and would like to become an FBI agent.

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Technology


April 15, 2018

Cougar Spotted In Deer Park Area


Cougar Caught on Game Camera


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April 12, 2018

Six Word Stories April 2018

By now I hope you are familiar with our writing prompt for six word stories. Our last prompt was “When Time Stands Still”; here are some of our favorites. OUR TOP SIX RESPONSES IN RANDOM ORDER • If only it would last longer. – Tristan C • With the final push, baby arrived. – Sarah […]

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April 11, 2018

Springdale Shooting Threat

On the evening of March 21, the Stevens County Sheriff’s Office was requested to assist in the investigation of a possible threat of a school shooting that allegedly was going to take place on the 22nd at Mary Walker High School in Springdale, WA. Information was spread via Snapchat and other social media that there […]

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April 10, 2018

Car Prowling and Theft




On the evening of March 18th and into the early morning hours of the 19th,  Deer Park was subjected to a spree of car prowlings. A group of 3 suspects was responsible for multiple car break-ins; items were rummaged and stolen. Most of the criminal behavior occurred in a small area in the northeast part […]

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April 10, 2018

Shear Salon and Spa Has A New Location


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Shear Salon and Spa has recently moved to a new location on Crawford Street.  The crew at the salon is now enjoying a larger off-the-street parking area and more space inside to serve their clients. To celebrate their new location, the Shear Salon family is hosting an open house from 2pm to 5pm on Saturday […]

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April 9, 2018

Junior Contributors! March 2018

March Theme: Signs Of Spring. Nesting Quail By Aidan age 13 Bunnies in Sunnies By Gerrit age 10 It’s Easter and the bunnies are having a race, or how they say it in Dr. Seuss Land: Buns have fun in the sun on Sunday. They run the Funny Bunny Race, and have hot cross buns. Then […]

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April 5, 2018

Studded Tire Removal Date Extension


Pile of old tires.

March 21st, the first day of spring, was filled with sunshine and the hope of warmer weather on the horizon.   March 24th it snowed three plus inches and left Deer Park and surrounding areas covered in a blanket of heavy snow and slush. I could blame specific individuals who had already taken off their snow […]

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April 4, 2018

Rotary Student Of The Month March 2018


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Congratulations to Deer Park Rotary’s March Students of the Month! Riverside’s Tom McNamee has managed the girls soccer and basketball varsity teams, the boys soccer team and for 2 years announced Riverside’s volleyball games. Tom has taken every science course offered at Riverside except computer science and his favorite is biomedical science. His other subjects […]

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April 2, 2018

New Deer Park Gazette Website

Hot off the presses, the new Deer Park Gazette website! The website will feature current local news articles covering a range of topics, from sports to business and more. Articles in the printed paper will occasionally contain a website address that will lead you to more information related to that article.  These will sometimes link […]

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February 28, 2018

Riverside School District Levies

Dear Editor and Elk, Chattaroy, and Riverside Community Members, My name is Daniel, and I am a graduate of Riverside High School. I was enrolled in Riverside School District for thirteen years. Although I’ve moved twice since I graduated in 2013, Chattaroy is, and always will be, my home. Attending Riverside was an essential part […]

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