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Donald Morris

Donald Morris, 83, passed away on July 27, 2022 in Greeley, Colorado. He was born to Arthur and Pearl (Welliver) Morris on May 18, 1939 in Spokane, Washington.
Donald moved to California at the age of 17 where he attended and graduated from the College of San Mateo in Northern California, with an AA degree in English.

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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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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

Closing The Hotspot

The discontinuation of newly created business The Hotspot was announced by the Deer Park Chamber of Commerce President. A letter was sent out to several small business owners and individuals in Deer Park.

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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

Capturing Today for Tomorrow

The Time Capsule Committee is asking the Deer Park community to participate in a historical gift that will not be opened until the year 2121. So that future Deer Park members will be able to reminisce about our present time.

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Sports

On Mark For Silent Auction and Nationals

There will be a silent auction to support The Deer Park High School Archery Team to raise money for the National Archery In The Schools Program (NASP) 3D Nationals this April. This will be the first time the whole team has qualified for Nationals. Several individuals on the team will also be competing in the tournament.
The Deer Park Archery Boosters will be hosting the fundraiser between noon to 6pm at Stylz Salon (located at 855 S Main Street in Deer Park) on Saturday, April 16th. The money will go toward equipment and trip expenses for the students. The auction is an open event, and you do not need a ticket to get in.

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Garden

Keep your Harvest Going!

After pulling your potatoes out of the ground, try planting carrots! The ground is nice and soft after removing the potatoes and perfect for carrots. First, spread a thin layer of compost onto the harvested area. You must use compost and not manure!

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Schools

No Grab-and-Go, Summer Meals Start

Free summer meal programs are now available to help get kids healthy meals. However, previous pandemic modifications have been removed, and normal operation restrictions are back in place.

The Summer Meal Program was created to help ensure children have nutritious meals when school is out of session. This program provides free meals and snacks to people ages 1-18.

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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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