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Armored truck involved in SR 904 accident Icy conditions due to the heavy snowfall last Wednesday led to a one-vehicle accident on State Route 904 involving a lot of money. At approximately 11:30 a.m. a Loomis armored truck heading towards Cheney...

 

Delaney Hodgins adds name to record book

In the span of one week, Eastern Washington University basketball teams had two brand new all-time scoring records broken. The most recent came Feb. 1 when Delaney Hodgins became the EWU womens'...

 

Lynn Hickey named Eastern Washington's interim athletics director

Eastern Washington University President Mary Cullinan has named veteran athletics administrator Lynn Hickey to serve as EWU's interim athletic director while the university begins a national search...

 

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Feed Cheney and the Souper Bowl of Caring Feb. 4 is Super Bowl Sunday and volunteers with the nonprofit organization Feed Cheney are inviting the community to take part in the annual “Souper Bowl of Caring” to raise funds helping support local...

 

Education briefs

Moore earns degree from Stephen F. Austin Kelsey Moore of Fairchild Air Force Base received a bachelor of science in human sciences from Stephen F. Austin State University, in Nacogdoches, Texas, during commencement exercises in May. Simonsen graduat...

 

Hudson named Betz principal

Cheney Public Schools has selected Carla Hudson as the next principal of Betz Elementary School. Hudson is a 1988 graduate of the University of North Texas, received her post-graduate university education diploma from Rhodes University in South...

 

Gerber, Jacobsen and Schoenleber place in state FBLA conference

The Cheney Middle School Future Business Leaders of America chapter competed at the 2017 State Business Leadership Conference in Spokane April 19-22. The chapter sent seven competitors to the...

 

Education briefs

Cheney and Medical Lake scholars honored Students from Cheney and Medical Lake high schools were among the many graduating seniors honored at the 25th annual Spokane Scholars Banquet, April 17, at the Spokane Convention Center. Students are listed...

 

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Alcohol abuse subject of Airway Heights meeting April is Alcohol Awareness Month. On Tuesday, April 18, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. the Washington State Al-Anon Family Groups, District 2 Public Outreach will be presenting “Do You Love an Alcoholic?...

 

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Help a Cheney neighbor get yardwork done this spring In conjunction with Cheney’s annual community cleanup day, Cheney Clean Sweep, area residents may nominate an elderly or disabled friend, neighbor, or family member for free spring cleaning...

 

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Lecture to demonstrate how Washington ‘rocks’ Dr. Eugene “Gene” Kiver, Eastern Washington University professor emeritus of geology, will give a free public lecture based on his latest book “Washington Rocks” on Monday, March 27 from 7-9...

 

ML woman identified in structure fire fatality

In a March 16 news release, the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed the identity of a woman who passed away in a March 14 structure fire as Cherie Wilson. The release lists smoke inhalation as the cause of death. On March 14, at...

 

Cheney Middle School FBLA chapter competes in Regional Winter Conference

The Cheney Middle School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter competed at the 2017 Northeast Regional Winter Conference, held Feb. 4 at the Eastpoint Church in Spokane Valley. Eleven students from Cheney Middle School represented one of...

 

Education briefs

West Plains residents make WSU president’s list Several West Plains residents made the Washington State University’s president’s list. Airway Heights — Rylie Ann Porterfield. Cheney — Kyra Angeline Allen, Ryan Michael Axtell, Felicia...

 

DeGruy to hold diversity workshop at EWU

Internationally renowned educator and researcher Dr. Joy DeGruy, Ph.D., will hold a special workshop at Eastern Washington University on topics of cultural sensitivity and diversity, as well as areas of mental and ecological resilience. DeGruy’s fo...

 

Education briefs

Cheney School District schedules snow make-up days The Cheney School District recently had three school closures related to weather and road conditions. This district will use the following days to make up for the closures: Feb. 17, June 15 and June...

 

Education Briefs

Pendleton and Simonsen on dean’s list Cheney High School alumna Kelly Simonsen and Medical Lake High School alum Jonah Pendleton made the George Fox University’s dean’s list for fall quarter. Simonsen is currently studying history and...

 

CMA elects new officers

While snow cancelled the Jan. 9 meeting of the Cheney Merchants Association, it did not stall voting for the organization’s new officers as the results of several weeks of email-submitted balloting were announced, Jan. 10. Fifty-percent of the CMA...

 

DNR seeks wildland firefighters for summer

The Washington state Department of Natural Resources is recruiting wildland firefighters for this summer to perform pre-suppression and suppression related activities as a member of a hand crew or wildland fire engine crew. Applicants must be 18...

 

ML students advance in Act Six scholarship application process

Medical Lake High School seniors Hailey Hostetter, Kristina Michener and Katy Parr are moving on to phase II of the Act Six Spokane scholarship application process. An initiative of the YMCA of the Inland Northwest, Act Six Spokane is a program that...

 

STCU awards total of $5,000 to help teens make a difference

The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) officers at Cheney High School received $1,500 from Spokane Teachers Credit Union's Hundred Dollar Project for coordinating, raising money and awareness...

 

Prendez exhibit comes to Downtown Student Gallery

Eastern Washington University's Downtown Student Galley will kick off 2017 with Jake Prendez's "Churro Know My Life" exhibit, which runs from Jan. 9 to Feb. 13. Prendez is an advocate for youth...

 

Education Briefs

Hallett announces November PACE winners Hallett Elementary School announced its Partners Advancing Character Education (PACE) award winners for November. PACE/Citizenship — Sophia Hartwell, Kasper Haynes, Jared Sammons, Jacqualynne Hege, Kruz...

 

Zak Designs announces promotions

Zak Designs, located in Airway Heights, announced several recent internal promotions. Deanna Sellers has been promoted to vice president of the International Contract and Manufacturing Department and will oversee all product development and special p...

 

Education briefs

Cheney High marching band, color guard finish season The Cheney High School marching band and color guard wrapped-up a very successful season of regional competition. The band consists of 80 student musicians and color guard members and is directed...

 

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