Featured News

Celebrating Tradition: Deer Park Settlers Day 2024

Every year, the heart of Deer Park beats a little louder as residents and visitors come together to celebrate Settlers Day. This beloved tradition, steeped in history, offers a joyous weekend filled with events and activities for all ages.

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Local News

Fireworks Buying Guide For Deer Park Celebrations

For those looking to celebrate the Fourth of July with a bang, knowing where and what to buy is crucial. Whether you’re heading to the Spokane Reservation for a wider variety and lower prices or sticking to Deer Park for guaranteed legal options, planning ahead ensures a safe and spectacular celebration.

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A & E

Culpepper & Merriweather Circus Returns

The Culpepper & Merriweather Circus is coming back to Deer Park thanks to the sponsorship of the Deer Park Kiwanis Club. The event promises thrilling performances, including aerial acts, big cats, and more. Enjoy a day filled with family fun, from tent raising to circus shows.

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Business

Deer Park Visioning Workshop

The City of Deer Park partnered with Downtown Strategies to host a Strategic Visioning Workshop on May 15th, 2024. The workshop aims to gather community input and collaborate on developing a comprehensive plan to revitalize and promote growth in Deer Park.

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Animals

Chicken Discussion At City Hall

Mary Hathaway stood up to address the ownership of chickens within Deer Park city limits. There had been flyers posted around town and posts on social media to gather support for the meeting held on July 20th. The room was packed with some people standing in the halls that wanted to be a part of this discussion and hear the response of council members along with city staff. Mayor Tim Verzal has asked Mary Hathaway to represent the group in favor of chickens; she accepted the role with the support of those in attendance who thought it was an eggs-cellent idea.

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Community

Sports

Lady Stags Victory In Basketball Quarterfinals

Four quarters of basketball stood between the Deer Park Lady Stags and a historic first state basketball tournament trophy Thursday evening at the Yakima Valley Sundome against Cashmere in state quarterfinals.

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Garden

Crying Shame

Have you ever grown onions and wondered why they don’t look like the ones in the grocery store? Perhaps they were small or didn’t store well. Maybe they all went to seed and ended up with pithy or hard centers. These are all things that can be fixed with proper culture and growing techniques!

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Schools

Deer Park Students Awarded Over $17,000 In Scholarships

Deer Park Dollars for Scholars(DPDS) has awarded scholarships to local students. The fifteen recipients were announced at the Shining Star Awards night and honored at the Home Link Graduation ceremony. Check out the complete list of recipients and join us in congratulating them.

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Technology

What Is the Most Secure Way to Share Passwords?

Passwords cause over 80% of data breaches. Hackers get in using stolen, weak, or reused (and easily breached) passwords.
But passwords are a part of life. Technologies like biometrics or passkeys haven’t yet replaced them. We use them for websites, apps, and more. So, companies need a secure way to share passwords with employees. As well as help them manage those passwords more effectively.

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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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