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 By GRACE POHL    News    June 14, 2018 

Airway Heights council looks at water/sewer resolution

A water and sewer rate resolution to the new development of Highland Village was discussed at the June 11 Airway Heights study session meeting. Public Works Director Kevin Anderson asked the council to consider reducing the general facility...

 
 By GRACE POHL    Education    June 14, 2018 

Graduating awards

Graduating Cheney High School students were recognized at last week's senior assembly, including athletes (above) who received the Mayor's Award. Also receiving awards were Evarosa Perry and Hunter...

 
 By GRACE POHL    Education    June 14, 2018 

EWU receives College Spark Washington Grant

As the academic year at Eastern Washington University is winding down, the most recent funds given to EWU was the College Spark Washington Grant. This grant will provide EWU with $149,573. The organization gave $1.5 million overall in community grant...

 
 By GRACE POHL    Opinion    June 14, 2018 

Graduation is a time for reflection

I could sit here and write about politics this week since there seems to be a lot going on, but I just really don’t enjoy diving into that. And who wants to really and truly read about it? Not me. So I am going to talk about graduation and the...

 
 By GRACE POHL    Sports    June 14, 2018 

Isaiah's Illinois-bound

Isaiah Rigo signed a letter of intent to attend the University of Illinois on a full-ride scholarship to compete in their wheelchair track and field team....

 
 By GRACE POHL    News    June 7, 2018

Airway Heights meets with 6th candidates

The Airway Heights City Council was introduced to the 6th District legislative candidates during the June 4 meeting. The council had previously discussed meeting with everyone running so they could have a fair decision on who they would support...

 

Farmstead Finds opens this weekend

Farmstead Finds is coming to the West Plains for the first time this year, and hopefully it won't be the last. The free admission event is on June 8 from 4 – 8 p.m. and also on June 9 from 9 a.m....

 
 By GRACE POHL    Sports    June 7, 2018

We deserve a National Hockey League team in our state

Before moving here, I had never really liked hockey or even paid attention to it. But then I went to my first Spokane Chiefs game and I was hooked to the sport. Now that we are in the thrills of the Stanley Cup finals, I think it is incredible that...

 
 By GRACE POHL    News    May 31, 2018

Airway Heights council talks transportation fee

With Airway Heights continually expanding, the council talked about adopting a transportation impact fee for future developments at the May 29 study session meeting. “This is a fair and more consistent way to get money from developers,” Public...

 

Airway Heights lists summer outdoor movies

With the warmer weather in the West Plains, the Airway Heights parks and recreation department announced the Motion Auto Supply summer moonlight movie series in Sunset Park. The movies are free and...

 
 By GRACE POHL    News    May 31, 2018

Health and wellness event June 9 in Airway Heights

Airway Heights will have a third annual health and wellness event coming soon in the parking lot of Grocery Outlet on June 9, thanks to the Neighborhoods Matter program in Spokane. The activities will run from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. with opportunities fo...

 
 By GRACE POHL    Sports    May 31, 2018

Ljubisic and Baycroft make it to finals in state golf

Cheney High School golfers had a good showing in the 2A state tournament at the Columbia Point Golf Course in Richland, including a top-10 finish by Thomas Baycroft. Baycroft tied for 10th overall after shooting a 78 in the first round followed by...

 
 By GRACE POHL    Sports    May 31, 2018

Cheney's Fillmore, Gerber compete at state tennis

Seniors Aaron Fillmore and Dixon Gerber represented Cheney High School’s boys tennis team last weekend at the 2A State Tournament in Seattle. The duo was the only Great Northern League competitors in the bracket. The first match was against Blake...

 
 By Grace Pohl    News    May 24, 2018

Student, city honored at Airway Heights council meeting

There were plenty of awards at the May 21 Airway Heights City Council meeting as the city was given one along with a student from Sunset Elementary School. First, the chair of Washington Community...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Education    May 24, 2018

Smashing display

The Eastern Washington University Downtown Gallery opened a new exhibit, "Smash," on May 21 at XXX. The art being showcased is done by visual communication design EWU students including Shelby Anne...

 
 By Grace Pohl    News    May 24, 2018

Noodle Express expands into Airway Heights

Noodles anyone? Local business Noodle Express is opening a new location in Airway Heights at the Cross Pointe Plaza shopping area by Wal-Mart. This will be the local restaurant's 11th location and it...

 
 By Grace Pohl    News    May 24, 2018

Airway Heights library offers a variety of upcoming events

With the warm weather coming up, there are a lot of opportunities in the West Plains to keep the young ones busy. One of those places includes the Airway Heights public library, located at 1213 Lundstrom St. One of the consistent groups meeting...

 
 By Grace Pohl    News    May 24, 2018

Spencers are Cheney's first Yard of the Month

The Spencer family was presented with the Yard of the Month honors by Cheney Kiwanis and the Cheney Garden Club. From left to right is Brooklyn Spencer, Windie Spencer with the family dog Lolly, Eric...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Sports    May 24, 2018

Cheney girls compete at 2A district tennis

After coming off their first Great Northern League win against West Valley, the Cheney High's girls tennis team competed at the district tournament at Washington State University. Against the Eagles,...

 
 By Grace Pohl    News    May 17, 2018

Contamination anniversary

Airway Heights is hitting the one-year anniversary of the water crisis, when PFOS and PFOA chemicals from Fairchild Air Force Base contaminated two wells in 2017. The City Council was still discussing the matter a year later at the May 14 meeting...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Education    May 17, 2018

Eastern Washington receives accreditation from NACEP

Eastern Washington University is officially part of a new statistic, as it is one of 19 schools nationwide to be granted first-time accreditation from National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP). “It puts a stamp of approval on...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Education    May 17, 2018

Cheney School District honors employees

The health services of Cheney School District won the Annette Grainer Team Collaboration award at the May 9 employee recognition ceremony....

 
 By Grace Pohl    Opinion    May 17, 2018

Writing letters is a lost art these days

Growing up with technology, I never really wrote letters to people because I could just send a text or make a phone call instead. Well that all changes when you have a loved one at basic training and writing a letter is the only form of...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Sports    May 17, 2018

Trip to watch EWU track at Big Sky Championships impresses me

I have been following sports for as long as I can remember, but track and field was never really on my radar before I started working in the athletics department at Eastern Washington University. I have worked at the 1B/2B/1A State Track meet at...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Sports    May 17, 2018

Three golfers advance to state tournament for Cheney

Both golf teams will be representing Cheney High School at the 2A State Tournament as Katarina Ljubisic from the girls team along with Tyler and Nathan Koohns on the boys roster advance after their performances at districts. Tyler Koohns finished...

 

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