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 By Grace Pohl    News    February 22, 2018 

Airway Heights transportation plan is moving ahead

The transportation circulation plan (TCP) in Airway Heights is still underway and is set to get approved by City Council sometime in March. But it took a while to get to this point. The plan was first...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Education    February 22, 2018 

EWU Downtown Gallery offers visions of (de)clutter

Laura Carpenter Truitt, who recently moved to the Spokane area, is the next artist to have work featured at the Eastern Washington University Downtown Student Gallery. A first-year Gonzaga University...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Opinion    February 22, 2018 

Try to support those little bands in the music world

I am all about discovering some new and good country music. And at the end of 2016, I found my favorite country band to date when I attended an Old Dominion concert at the Knitting Factory in downtown Spokane. I had heard a few of their songs on the...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Sports    February 22, 2018 

Boedy Taylor takes second at Mat Classic XXIX

It was a nail biting triple overtime first-place match for Cheney High School's senior Boedy Taylor at Mat Classic XXIX and it ended with him taking second overall in the 182-pound bracket in his...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Sports    February 22, 2018 

Sophia VanWormer places at state for CHS

Sophia VanWormer highlighted the Cheney High School gymnastics team at state competition last week, tying for seventh in the bars with a score of 9.050. The sophomore also took home 16th in the beam with a score of 8.400. “Sophia had a great two...

 
 By Grace Pohl    News    February 15, 2018

Airway Heights council discusses Crime Check use

At the Feb. 12 Airway Heights City Council study session meeting, Police Chief Lee Bennett told the council that the city could now use Crime Check if they wanted to go forward with it. “It is just something to think about,” Bennett said....

 
 By GRACE POHL    News    February 15, 2018

Grocery Outlet offers continuing fundraiser for Sunset

Grocery Outlet in Airway Heights recently started a new program for families at Sunset Elementary School. The owners, Dylan and Tanja Hartung, sent out a letter to everyone at Sunset that included a...

 

Eastern Washington University to move programs to Spokane

Eastern Washington University has been growing over the years in Cheney and it is now even expanding in Spokane. It was announced on Feb. 6 that EWU was selected as the primary tenant in Avista Develo...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Sports    February 15, 2018

Five CHS wrestlers continue onto state competition

The Cheney High School wrestling team will be taking five wrestlers to the Mat Classic XXIX at the Tacoma Dome this weekend. “It was a great day of wrestling,” head coach Brad Rasmussen said. “It was a little unexpected to have that many...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Sports    February 15, 2018

Three Cheney gymnasts are heading on to state in Tacoma

Cheney High School gymnastics had a successful showing at regionals as three are moving on to state competition this Thursday and Friday (Feb. 15-16) at the Tacoma Dome. “The competition was tough this year,” head coach Jamie Frucci said. “I...

 
 By Grace Pohl    News    February 8, 2018

Farm Salvation offers a unique style in Medical Lake

Farm Salvation, located at 106 Lefevre St. in Medical Lake, is a place where items can have a second chance, thanks to Gerri Johnson. Since 2012, Johnson has been taking things from her farm and givin...

 
 By Grace Pohl    News    February 8, 2018

Airway Heights 'community café' meeting lays out year

Airway Heights held its “community café” meeting on Jan. 24 and talked about the upcoming events for the new calendar year. According to its website, the group works with engaged and passionate residents, businesses, non-profits, and City...

 
 By Grace Pohl    News    February 8, 2018

Airway Heights City Council assigns committee roles

Airway Heights City Council members received their various committee assignments at their Feb. 5 meeting. The ad hoc committees included finance, community and economic development, public works, public safety, governmental building, JLUS (joint...

 
 By Grace Pohl    News    February 8, 2018

Red hot talent

The dance group Code Red performs Tuesday night, Feb. 6, during Eastern Washington University's "Eastern's Got Talent" show at Showalter Hall Auditorium. Hosted by Eagle Entertainment, the show...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Sports    February 8, 2018

Ten CHS wrestlers move onto regionals on Feb. 10

After a successful showing for Cheney High School’s wrestling team at the Great Northern League District meet, 10 Blackhawks are advancing to regionals, which takes place at East Valley High School on Feb. 10. As a team, Cheney finished third in th...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Sports    February 8, 2018

This year's Super Bowl went just perfectly in my mind

To put this in the nicest way possible, I really, really, really don’t like Tom Brady. So you could say that I was very happy with him losing the Super Bowl this past Sunday. I was rooting for the Philadelphia Eagles for most of the season anyways...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Sports    February 8, 2018

College-bound Blackhawks

Riley Klauss (left) and Dylan Arthur signed their letters of intent on Feb. 1. Arthur is set to play baseball at Shoreline College with his upcoming senior season approaching at Cheney High School....

 

Jace Bylenga named Activist in Residence at EWU

Jace Bylenga was recently introduced as the first male “Activist in Residence” (AIR) at Eastern Washington University. For the fifth year in a row, the Women’s and Gender Studies Program and the Women’s and Gender Education Center are the...

 

Village Centre Cinemas holds Film Scholarship Contest

People who have any interest in the film industry will have a chance to show off their skills in the upcoming Film Scholarship Contest through the Village Centre Cinemas company. This marks the first year that the competition is being held. “We...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Opinion    February 1, 2018

Watching live theater is now becoming my new favorite thing to do

Over the weekend, I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the show “Motown” at the INB Performing Arts Center which is a part of the “Best of Broadway” series. Little fun fact for those students out there, if you show up two hours before...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Sports    February 1, 2018

CHS wrestling falls to ML with districts coming up

The Cheney High School wrestling team lost 40-26 to Medical Lake at home in a non-league match in the final regular season dual of the season on Wednesday, Jan. 24. “The seniors performed really well,” head coach Brad Rasmussen said. “We are...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Sports    February 1, 2018

Six gymnasts move on to regionals for Cheney

The Cheney High School gymnastics team had six of their eight varsity athletes qualify for regionals after their performances at districts on Jan. 26 in the Tri-Cities. “Cheney gymnastics had a great meet,” head coach Jamie Frucci said....

 
 By Grace Pohl    Photos    February 1, 2018

Blackhawks vs Cardinals Wrestling

The Cheney Blackhawks wrestling team closed out its regular season dual matches against Medical Lake at home on Jan. 24. Cheney lost 40-26 to the Cardinals in the non-league matchu...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Photos    February 1, 2018

Cheney Blackhawks Gymnastics Districts

The gymnastics team posed in front of the bus before heading out to the Tri-Cities for their district tournament on Jan. 26....

 
 By Grace Pohl    News    January 25, 2018

Airway Heights council hears pitch for disc golf

At the Jan. 22 study session in Airway Heights, the City Council was pitched the idea of bringing disc golf to the area. In citizen’s comments, Erin Johnson, a part of the youth disc golf association, talked to the council about the idea of having...

 

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