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 By PAUL DELANEY    News    May 19, 2016 

Four Lakes grain terminal busy moving product

Less than a year since the silos began to rise on the horizon at Highline Grain's Four Lakes terminal, the newest activity is product actually being moved. "It's going very well," Keith Bailey,...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    May 19, 2016 

Cardinals earn berth to state 1A baseball playoffs

Playing with their backs to the wall is something the Medical Lake baseball team has found to be second nature. And finding ways to win has also become pretty much the norm for the Cardinals (17-4),...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    May 19, 2016 

American Legion Baseball is back under lights in Medical Lake

Avista Utilities is going to add some money to its coffers this summer, which ought to come in handy following the Nov. 17 windstorm. Baseball under the lights, American Legion style, returns to Medical Lake and Holliday Field after a one year...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    May 19, 2016 

Colville continues to give Medical Lake fits on softball diamond

Medical Lake was one of the best defensive teams in the Northeast A League. Until the final 40 minutes of their 2016 season that is. The Cardinals, who had won five consecutive games, all by shutout,...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    May 19, 2016 

Medical Lake track heads to districts with eyes on state berths

Just as co-head coach Gene Blankenship predicted privately, Medical Lake’s boys cruised to victory, 92-62 over Riverside in a Northeast A League dual meet May 12 at home. But what was surprising to him was the performance of his girls who fell to R...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    May 19, 2016 

Cardinal boys off to regional tennis

Medical Lake will send their No. 1 doubles team of Isiah Farmen and Alex Neder to regional tennis play this weekend at Mead High School following their undefeated weekend of play in district competition. They will be joined by fellow doubles team...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    May 12, 2016

Section 13 is newest addition to downtown Cheney

There are new faces in Cheney's so-called "Barmuda Triangle" with some notable local roots. The husband and wife team of Matt and Tracy Showalter recently swung open the door of Section 13, best...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    May 12, 2016

Merchant's Association to begin local TV ads

Cheney and its businesses will soon be starring in a pilot program from the Cheney Merchants’ Association featuring television ads carried to Davis Communications customers. The spots will feature CMA members identifying themselves and their...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    May 12, 2016

Defense is key for Cards in soccer playoffs

The frustration that Medical Lake soccer head coach Zane Higgins had several weeks ago appears to be long gone. He revels more in the notion of being in charge of the team very few foes want to face i...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    May 12, 2016

Steady play gets Cardinals into baseball postseason

There’s no big late-season surge, just a steady pace that is fueling Medical Lake’s run to the playoffs. The Cardinals played just one game last week, taking a 4-3 win at Deer Park in closing out their Northeast A League season. Medical Lake has...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    May 12, 2016

Ross sets 100, 200 meter marks

Sophomore Keyhon Ross set a pair of school records and junior Lexi Rolan swept her two races in a Northeast A League track meet staged at Medical Lake May 4 and featuring Newport and Freeman. Medical Lake’s boys won 94-45.5 against Newport and...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    May 12, 2016

Medical Lake softball routs Newport

The hope is that hot bats that came in last week’s game with Newport stay on the job as the Medical Lake Cardinals close out regular-season play in the Northeast A League. Medical Lake (4-6 NEA, 8-7 overall) needed just three innings to put away...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    May 5, 2016

Turf company warehouse project is underway

A building project for a West Plains business that had been anticipated to be completed by now has just recently broken ground. Coast-To-Coast Turf, a national company that installs artificial turf...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    May 5, 2016

'Pints4Paws' seeks to raise funds for SpokAnimal

Cheney’s New Boundary Brewing Co. wants to connect runners, beer lovers and friends of animals in a fundraising event for SpokAnimal. The Sunday, May 22 ,“Pints 4 Paws Benefit 5K” has been in the works for awhile, spokesperson and brewery...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    May 5, 2016

No more splinters

Another new set of bleachers is about to be built in the empty space at the Cheney Rodeo's Bi-Mart Arena. The new seating area not only replaces another set of aging bleachers but will also increase...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    May 5, 2016

Arnold Brown out as Cards' hoops coach

The coaching landscape at Medical Lake High School is receiving a makeover for the 2016-17 school year. That comes with word that the contract for boys' head basketball coach Arnold Brown would not...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    May 5, 2016

Cardinals make most out of limited offense, win NEA pair

The Medical Lake High School baseball team made the most of limited resources last week, winning a pair of Northeast A League games. Getting just four hits, the Cardinals scored a 1-0 win over...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    May 5, 2016

Shots finally fall for Medical Lake soccer in pair of wins

The opponent’s net is finally finding a home for Medical Lake shots, particularly those of Nick Rosenbeck. A week after the Cardinals experienced a drought on the soccer field and went winless, they rained down enough goals to exit last week with...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    May 5, 2016

Medical Lake boys' tennis tops Lakeside, tie for NEA top spot

By PAUL DELANEY Staff Reporter The Medical Lake boys’ tennis team continues to charge towards a repeat Northeast A League tennis title following wins last week, 5-0 over Riverside and 3-2 against Lakeside. The Cardinals’ No. 1 doubles teams...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    May 5, 2016

Hot and cold Cards drop two of three in softball

The late season struggles continued for the Medical Lake High School softball team, who ran into another Northeast A League pitching buzzsaw. The Cardinals (4-6 NEA, 8-7 overall) unloaded on Riverside (2-8, 3-10) for an 18-3 mercy-rule shortened game...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    April 28, 2016

Eastern State Hospital ramps up hiring efforts

Eastern State Hospital in Medical Lake recently held job fairs in an effort to fill new positions at the state-owned mental health facility. “We’re expanding, we have a new ward,” ESH’s Julie Allen, human resources director said. “That’s...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    April 28, 2016

Starbucks brewing up new location

The Petro Station at exit 272 on Interstate 90 at State Route 902 will soon be adding a Starbucks to its food and beverage offerings. The coffee seller is projected to open in mid-May and will have...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    April 28, 2016

Cheney Farmers Market opens May 3

The Cheney Farmers Market opens at the Marketplace Bakery and Restaurant, Tuesday, May 3 amidst the excitement of having a new location with the exposure of plenty of vehicle traffic and the biggest...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Opinion    April 28, 2016

TSA's 'reverse screening' the ultimate in insane policy

So you thought the TSA strip searches of granny in the wheelchair, or the infant that received special screening made your eyes roll and blood boil when trying to board a commercial flight? The folks that brought you X-Ray vision in the past most rec...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 28, 2016

Medical Lake track may surprise everyone once again

When Medical Lake came in second place last May at the state 1A track meet at Eastern Washington's Roos Field it took many by surprise. The Cardinals finished behind King's High School of Seattle...

 

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