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 By Al Stover    Photo Galleries    May 25, 2017 

MLHS Digital Art Show

Medical Lake High School students enrolled in the digital design and visual communication design classes presented their artwork and portfolios at the annual digital art show, May 17. Works were done... Full story

 
 By Al Stover    Photo Galleries    May 25, 2017 

Best of Baseball

The Cheney High baseball team's 2017 season came to an end, May 20 in the second round of the 2A state playoffs where they lost to the Ellensburg Bulldogs. The Blackhawks had rocky regular season... Full story

 
 By AL STOVER    Front Page    May 25, 2017 

AH pumping out contaminated water

Airway Heights continues to make progress on reducing its recent water contamination issues. On May 16, the city announced that two of its wells tested over 70 parts per trillion for contamination by...

 
 By AL STOVER    Front Page    May 25, 2017 

Medical Lake water tests OK

Medical Lake’s water is safe to drink. That’s according to City Administrator Doug Ross, who informed City Council at its May 16 meeting that their wells tested as non-detect levels of Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and/or Perfluorooctanoic...

 
 By AL STOVER    News    May 25, 2017 

Head-on collision blocks Medical Lake Four Lakes

Units from the Spokane County Sheriff's Office, Spokane County Fire District 3 and American Medical Response responded to a serious, two-car head-on collision at approximately the 14500 block of...

 
 By AL STOVER    News    May 25, 2017 

AH committee selects ALSC/Lydig as complex's design build team

The design-build team for Airway Heights’ recreation complex has been selected. In a May 22 interview, J.C. Kennedy, parks, recreation and community services director said, the selection committee chose ALSC Architects and Lydig Construction as...

 
 By AL STOVER    News    May 25, 2017 

Fairchild officials update residents on water issue

Officials from Fairchild Air Force Base, city of Airway Heights, Washington state Department of Health and the Environmental Protection Agency were on hand to provide information and answer questions from residents regarding the water issue...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    May 25, 2017 

Books for Sunset students

Cheney Federal Credit Union's chief operations officer, Lynn Mount, helps Sunset Elementary student Owen McLaughlin shop for a book. Cheney Federal Credit Union sponsored McLaughlin and other...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    May 25, 2017 

Medical Lake High School hosts annual digital art show

The Medical Lake High School main lobby was filled with a plethora of artwork on May 17. The high school hosted its annual digital art show that featured work from students in instructor Don Parr's...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    May 25, 2017 

CHS baseball wraps up season in state tournament

The Cheney High baseball team's season came to an end May 20 in Ephrata in the second round of the 2A state playoffs. After a 10-0 shutout win against District 3's Olympic, the Blackhawks (14-12...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    May 25, 2017 

Calvert qualifies for state tennis tournament

Cheney’ Bridget Calvert has one more week left in her high school tennis career. Calvert defeated Ephrata’s Brianne Kilphardt 6-2, 6-0 in a regional crossover match, May 20, to advance to the 2A state tournament at Nordstrom Tennis Center, May...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    May 25, 2017 

Cheney golfers advance to state 2A tournament

The Cheney High boys’ and girls’ golf teams sent four athletes to the 2A state championships, May 23-24. Tyler Koohns earned his third state tournament trip after he finished fourth overall, shooting 159 over two rounds in the District 7...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    May 25, 2017 

Hovater to cheer at CWU

Cheney High School senior Olivia Hovater signed a letter of intent to compete on Central Washington University's cheer team in the fall. Hovater went through a tryout process to make the Wildcats'...

 

Cheney Mayfest 2017

Cheney celebrated its fifth annual Mayfest, May 12 and 13. The event had a plethora of activities for residents and visitors of all ages to enjoy including a Cornhole tournament, Artist Alley and a... Full story

 
 By AL STOVER    Front Page    May 18, 2017

Airway Heights wells tainted

During a May 16 press conference, officials from Fairchild Air Force Base and Airway Heights announced that two water wells used by the city tested over 70 parts per trillion for perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and/or perfluorooctanoic acid...

 
 By AL STOVER    Front Page    May 18, 2017

West Plains summer road work kicks off

There are several road projects happening on the West Plains over the summer. In Cheney, State Route 904 will be resurfaced with hot mix asphalt through the city from Betz Road to Mullinix Road....

 
 By AL STOVER    Front Page    May 18, 2017

Rhythm section

Brodie Millican got to jam on stage with the Kelly Hughes Band during the Friday Night Street Dance at last weekend's Mayfest in downtown Cheney. The event, in its fifth year, had a plethora of...

 
 By AL STOVER    Front Page    May 18, 2017

ML hosts well-testing town hall

Fairchild Air Force Base, along with local municipalities and regional regulatory partners have scheduled a town hall meeting on May 23 at the Medical Lake High School auditorium. The meeting is for residents to learn more about the recent well testi...

 
 By AL STOVER    News    May 18, 2017

AH council awards road project to DW Excavating

The city of Airway Heights Garfield Road/Sixth Avenue reconstruction project took center stage at the May 15 City Council meeting. Council awarded the bid for the project to DW Excavating, Inc. out...

 
 By AL STOVER    News    May 18, 2017

Business park project receives mitigated DNS ruling

During its May 10 meeting, the Airway Heights Planning Commission passed a resolution approving a recommendation regarding a State Environmental Protection Act review on a future project. The SEPA review for a binding site plans for the West Plains...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    May 18, 2017

Eastern's board of trustees receives budget overview

During its May 12 meeting, the Eastern Washington University board of trustees went over the first readings of the university’s 2017-19 biennial operating budget. The budget revenue for the biennium is estimated at roughly $537.16 million....

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    May 18, 2017

Francis wins annual MLMS chess tournament

There is a new Medical Lake Middle School chess champion and his name is Tristan Francis. Francis won the school's annual chess tournament after he defeated Jeffrey Bailey in the championship match....

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    May 18, 2017

Blackhawks' baseball captures District 7 title

The Cheney Blackhawks baseball team will compete in the 2A state tournament for the third time in four years. However, this year they will be doing so with the moniker of District 7 champions. The...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    May 18, 2017

Fillmore, Gerber finish third at 2A district tennis

The Cheney High boys tennis team wrapped up their season after competing in the District 7 tournament, May 13. Four days earlier, the Blackhawks finished the regular season with a 4-3 win against East Valley. At districts, the team of Aaron Fillmore...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    May 18, 2017

Calvert adds District 7 singles title to resume

History repeated itself as Cheney High tennis player Bridget Calvert won her second singles title at the District 7 tournament, May 13. After a first-round bye, Calvert won her quarterfinal and semifinal matches then defeated West Valley’s Ava...

 

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