Tag: Spokane County Sheriff

5 Questions: Sheriff Candidates Spokane County

Both candidates for Spokane County Sheriff were asked the same questions. Compare their answers side by side. The General Election will be November 8th, this year.
We sent the following questions to both candidates at the same time. Their answers are unedited.

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Poll: Should Deer Park Have A Police Department?

The topic of a police department in Deer Park has been avidly debated among the Deer Park council members. Jason Upchurch, Deer Park Councilman, opened up to the public about the Spokane County Sheriff’s inability to retain the required staff to serve both Spokane County and the city of Deer Park.

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Adventures In Boating Course

With so many lakes in the Spokane and Stevens County area (over 100), it is no wonder why boating is such a popular pastime in our area. However, as with most activities, boating is not without its dangers and accidents occur. This is why Spokane County Sheriff is offering mandatory boating education classes.

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New Rules For City Council

Removing a law that protects residents is one of the first things Mayor Verzal has put on the agenda for 2022. The ordinance is designed to prevent new laws from being created quickly and haphazardly.

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City Council Summary July 7th, 2021

Deer Park’s first in-person city council meeting since the COVID-19 shutdowns commenced on June 7th. Spokane County Sheriff was appointed as the chief law enforcement of Deer Park by a unanimous vote.

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5Q: Deer Park’s City Growth Responses

We asked you 5 Questions about the growth of Deer Park and you answered in a big way! With these simple questions about what growth you have already seen in town, as well as your hopes for the future, the Gazette has learned more than we ever expected. Thirty-three people replied, providing more than one hundred fifty comments and suggestions.

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Violent Threat Towards Deer Park High School Students

Tuesday, Oct 15, the Deer Park School District acknowledged that a threat had been made against a “small and specific group of students” via social media. Spokane County Sheriff are working with the Spokane Police Department determined that a posted message came from outside of the Deer Park area

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Know Your Candidates

The Deer Park Gazette asked 5 Questions of the city council candidates. There are 5 candidates campaigning for 3 council positions. The questions range from

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Rewind For Crime Prevention

Security camera owners can now signup to help the Spokane County Sheriff’s Department solve crimes more quickly by joining the Video Identification Program (VIP).

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