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 By Grace Pohl    News    April 19, 2018 

Airway Heights seeks center money

A public hearing was held at the Airway Heights April 16 City Council meeting on proposed grant applications to the state Recreation and Conservation Office for improvements to the future recreation center. The organizations included are the grants...

 
 By Grace Pohl    News    April 19, 2018 

Dachshund Rescue NW brings hope to dogs

Just on the outskirts of Airway Heights, there is a facility called Dachshund Rescue NW that has been operating since 1991. But it isn't like any other kind of place, as it is operated by volunteer...

 
 By Grace Pohl    News    April 19, 2018 

Planning Commission approves of Sunset expansion planning

The Airway Heights Planning Commission had a straight-forward meeting on April 11 that included two public hearings. The first one was on the Garfield street project. The city performed a SEPA review for the second phase of the project that includes...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Sports    April 19, 2018 

Thomas Baycroft ties for first at golf invite

Junior Thomas Baycroft represented Cheney High School well at the Palouse Ridge Invitational on April 12 by tying for first overall as an individual, with Jack Plaster from Gonzaga Prep with 72 strokes. As a team, Cheney ended the tournament with...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Sports    April 19, 2018 

Cheney girls tennis falls in two Great Northern League matches

In between the rain showers, the Cheney High School girls tennis team was able to compete in three matches this past week. The Blackhawks went 0-3 after visiting Deer Park and Clarkston and hosting Pullman. The first match was on April 9 at Deer...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Sports    April 19, 2018 

CHS soccer splits week's games

The Cheney High School boys soccer team went 1-1 during the week with a 3-2 victory over West Valley followed by a 2-1 loss to East Valley. The Blackhawks are now 2-6 in the GNL and 3-8 overall. On April 10 at West Valley, the Eagles got on the...

 
 By Grace Pohl    News    April 12, 2018

Highland Village tops Airway Heights council's study session discussion

Road width at Highland Village living complex was once again the subject o discussion by the Airway Heights City Council, this time at their April 9 study session. Highland Village is set to be a living area of “cottage style” houses as a...

 
 By Grace Pohl    News    April 12, 2018

Savage Boar Spirits is unique in the West Plains

It has been three years in the making, but there is a unique business in Airway Heights that people may not even realize is there. Savage Boar Spirits, located at 11902 West 21st Ave., makes vodka...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Education    April 12, 2018

EWU downtown student gallery hosts art senior capstone

The Eastern Washington University Downtown Student Gallery is getting as close to local as possible by showcasing 13 EWU bachelor of arts and bachelor of fine arts studio art major students for the...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Sports    April 12, 2018

CHS soccer loses to Clarkston in shootout

The Cheney High School boys soccer team went into another shootout against Great Northern League Clarkston on Tuesday, April 3. The Blackhawks eventually lost by a slim 4-3 margin in the shootout, handing them a 3-2 loss. Cheney falls to 2-7 overall...

 
 By Grace Pohl    News    April 5, 2018

Church threatens lawsuit

At the April 2 City Council meeting in Airway Heights during citizens comments, the West Plains Community Seventh-Day Adventist Church threatened to sue the city if they aren’t given money they thought they were owed. Larry Belknap, the church...

 
 By Grace Pohl    News    April 5, 2018

Northern Quest releases summer concert series lineup

Northern Quest Resort and Casino rolled out a big lineup for the eighth annual Pepsi Outdoor Summer Concert series that includes 14 performances. There was also a recent addition of grandstand...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Education    April 5, 2018

CHS senior all-nighter hosts annual Buff Puff volleyball game

After hosting a Powder Puff football game in the fall, the Cheney High School senior all-nighter group is having the Buff Puff volleyball game on Friday, April 13. The event will kick off at 6:30 p.m. in the main gym. “We are very excited to contin...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Opinion    April 5, 2018

Grad school in Tennessee is next stop for me

It has been over a month now since I found out about getting accepted into graduate school, so I think it is finally safe to talk – or write – about it. I was kind of undecided on what I wanted to do after graduating Eastern Washington...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Sports    April 5, 2018

CHS boys tennis goes undefeated

The Cheney High School boys tennis team went undefeated last week against Deer Park, Medical Lake and North Central. The Blackhawks (4-1) begin Great Northern League play at Pullman on April 10. “We had a great week,” head coach Jesse Erickson...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Sports    April 5, 2018

CHS girls tennis wins against North Central

The Cheney High School girls tennis team defeated North Central 5-2 on March 29 to continue their successful season. The Blackhawks sit at 2-1 overall going into spring break. In the No. 1 singles spot, Danica Gray lost to Hannah Nelson 6-1, 6-2 and...

 
 By Grace Pohl    News    March 29, 2018

Airway Heights City Council discusses new liaison role

At the March 26 Airway Heights City Council study session meeting, the board discussed creating a liaison role for boards and commissions. Councilman Dave Malet had expressed interest in creating a liaison role for each board and commission that...

 
 By Grace Pohl    News    March 29, 2018

Local libraries 'Food for Fines' week begins April 8

By GRACE POHL Staff Intern The sixth annual “Food for Fines” at the Spokane County Library District is approaching on April 8-14. There will be 10 libraries participating in the event including Airway Heights, Cheney and Medical Lake for the...

 
 By Grace Pohl    News    March 29, 2018

Airway Heights' Grocery Outlet offers military discount contest

Grocery Outlet in Airway Heights is currently offering a military discount on Mondays for all active and retired military families and veterans. But Dylan and Tanja Hartung are hoping to offer it...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Sports    March 29, 2018

Cheney boys tennis starts season with win over Lakeside

After matches being postponed for different reasons, the Cheney High School boys tennis team finally started off the season with a 6-1 win over Lakeside on March 20. “It was definitely a good start,” head coach Jesse Erickson said. “We are...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Sports    March 29, 2018

Cheney soccer defeats Clarkston in another shootout

The Cheney High School boys soccer team is very familiar with shootouts this season and they added another one to their belt with a 3-2 win at Clarkston on March. 20. “We had a rough start,” head coach Rene Caro said in an email. “We looked...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Sports    March 29, 2018

CHS girls golf finishes third at first Great Northern tournament

The Cheney High School girls golf team started Great Northern League play on March 22 at Clarkston finishing third overall with a team score of 160. West Valley took first place with 225. The meet used a modified Stableford scoring system where a...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Sports    March 29, 2018

Cheney girls tennis falls to Mt. Spokane

The Cheney High School girls tennis team continued competition on March 21 at Mount Spokane and lost 7-0 to the Greater Spokane League school. The loss puts the Blackhawks at an even 1-1 record so far this season. In the No. 1 singles spot, Danica...

 
 By Grace Pohl    News    March 22, 2018

AH City Council discusses Highland Village road width

Road width at the developing Highland Village in Airway Heights was a main discussion at the March 12 City Council study session meeting. Public Works Director Kevin Anderson explained to the board that the developer of the location has requested a...

 
 By Grace Pohl    News    March 22, 2018

Cheney High School graduate releases first single

Nashville, Tenn., to Cheney is quite the distance, but that didn't seem to stop Karen (pronounced like car-in) McCormick to reach for her dreams. On March 15, the 2013 Cheney High School graduate host...

 

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