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Articles from the January 30, 2014 edition

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 By JOHN McCALLUM    Front Page    January 30, 2014

No 'do over' for marijuana ordinance

A recent opinion from the Washington State Attorney General’s Office provided the Cheney City Council a chance to enact what city attorney Stanley Schwartz termed a “do over” regarding its interim marijuana production facility zoning...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Front Page    January 30, 2014

City council opens W-18 hearing

Cheney’s City Council resumed the process of enacting an ordinance regulating the siting of marijuana growing, processing and retail facilities in the city by opening a public hearing on the interim measures at their regular monthly meeting...

 
 Front Page    January 30, 2014

All fall down

Spokane's Lewis and Clark High School drill team performed at halftime of last Thursday's Eastern Washington-Southern Utah men's basketball game. The neatly choreographed routine made the team...

 
 By Al Stover    Front Page    January 30, 2014

City Council discusses IT services and rezoning property

The Airway Heights City Council held a study session, Jan. 27 where they discussed several items that will move forward to future legislative meetings. Development Services Director Derrick Braaten discussed the professional services contract award...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Front Page    January 30, 2014

Cheney officers keep burglary suspect from committing 'suicide by cop'

Training and quick responses likely prevented a burglary suspect and Spokane Police Academy reserve officer graduate from killing himself and possibly taking a pair of Cheney police officers with him. Valente Abundez-Ramirez, 26, was booked into...

 
 By KELSEY LAVELLE    More News    January 30, 2014

West Plains Community Orchestra is getting in tune

They may not be rock stars, but the members of the West Plains Community Orchestra have a passion for their music that is undeniable. Since it's inception last spring the group has really shown...

 
 Calendar    January 30, 2014

West Plains Briefs

ML Seniors dinner Feb. 8 The Medical Lake Kiwanis are holding their annual Senior Citizen Valentine’s Day Dinner Feb. 8 at noon in St. Anne’s Parish Hall, corner of Lake and Prentis. A traditional turkey dinner will be served. There will also be... Full story

 
 By Al Stover    More News    January 30, 2014

Aspen Grove moves to second phase of project

In 2013, Airway Heights applied for and received a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to install the first phase of trees in Aspen Grove Park Site. The first phase of the project began in October 2013. Environment West commenced t...

 
 By Luella Dow    Neighborhood    January 30, 2014

Hubbard's are 'rock' solid family

This is a story about Richard Thomas Hubbard and his family. " Born in 1907, my dad lived to be a few days short of 101," son Ric Hubbard said. This brilliant man had an eighth grade education, spoke...

 
 Neighborhood    January 30, 2014

Looking Back

10 Years Ago Feb. 5, 2004 Cheney's growing population was becoming a concern for the city's fire department in that resources might be getting extended too thin Fire Chief John Montague reported. Call...

 
 Neighborhood    January 30, 2014

Churches

Emmanuel Lutheran Church The congregation of Emmanuel Lutheran Church invites you to worship with us this Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. as we celebrate the presentation of Our Lord. Christian education for grade school through adult begins at 9...

 
 Neighborhood    January 30, 2014

Looking back with the Cheney Historical Museum

One hundred years ago in 1914, the City of Cheney budget was $7,450 with annual wages for the city marshall $900; attorney and city clerk received $300 each; the treasurer earned $180; the health officer and the fire chief, $120; the water...

 
 Neighborhood    January 30, 2014

What's Happening on the West Plains

City of Cheney • Jan. 31, Baby Play and Learn Storytime (ages 0-18 months) community library, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. • Feb. 5, Toddler Play and Learn Storytime (ages 1 1/2 to 3) community library, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. • Feb. 6, Historic...

 
 By KELSEY LAVELLE    Neighborhood    January 30, 2014

'Wedding is slammin' good fun

Someone is a groom, someone is a girl and someone else may or may not be a hooker. Slamming a few more doors always clarifies sticky situations- like waking up in bed on your wedding day with a woman who is not your fiancé. The small cast of the...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    January 30, 2014

Cheney boys knock off Deer Park for GNL win

It took a fourth-quarter rally but the Cheney boys basketball team finally found a way to post its first Great Northern League win of the season. After battling visiting Deer Park to a 47-all tie...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    January 30, 2014

Lady Hawks take step closer to playoffs with Deer Park win

The Cheney High girls' basketball team essentially assured itself of at least a spot in the approaching Great Northern League post season with a win last Tuesday over visiting Deer Park, 58-46. The La...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    January 30, 2014

Queen Underwood retains USA Boxing national crown

The crowd at the Pend Oreille Pavilion at Northern Quest Resort erupted as Queen Underwood made her entrance to the ring. A chant of “Queen of the ring” filled the air as Underwood steps through the ropes and stands at the red corner and waits...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    January 30, 2014

Some Super Bowl super fun facts you may or may not know

Are you tired of the Super Bowl yet? It’s not even Sunday, let alone game time, and most people are likely fed up past their mouth guards with Super Bowl hype. Especially this week one week before the game when the hype machine kicks into...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    January 30, 2014

Eastern men split with Southern Utah, Portland State

A perfect and record performance at the free throw line last Thursday night helped keep Eastern Washington's league record unblemished at home. However, careless ball handling this past Monday kept...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    January 30, 2014

Road remains rugged for Eastern women

The road has not at all been kind to the Eastern Washington women’s basketball team so far this season. And the challenge will likely not be any less as the Eagles reach the halfway point of its schedule with a rugged trip to the eastern reaches...

 
 By Al Stover    Sports    January 30, 2014

Blackhawk wrestlers fall to Knights in Cheney

The Cheney Blackhawks continued their regular season with a league dual against the East Valley Knights, Jan. 22. The Knights defeated the Blackhawks, 62-15. East Valley became the 2A Great Northern...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    January 30, 2014

Cheney swimming defeats Naches Valley, loses to West Valley-Yakima

The Cheney boys’ swimming team traveled to Yakima Lions Pool once again to face West Valley-Yakima in an Eastern Washington 2A dual meet, Saturday, Jan. 25. West Valley defeated the Blackhawks, 135-47. Cheney also faced Naches Valley at the meet...

 
 Sports    January 30, 2014

Medical Lake gets first NEA wrestling victory

By PAUL DELANEY Staff Reporter Medical Lake wrestlers got into the Northeast A League dual meet win column last Thursday earning a 60-24 win at Riverside. The Cardinals got seven wins via pins in the 14 weight classes. They included: Nick Reed (112...

 
 Sports    January 30, 2014

Cardinals can't find way to win close ones but hope to down stretch

By PAUL DELANEY Staff Reporter The inability to deliver the knockout punch appears to be the difference last week for the Medical Lake boy’s basketball team. With losses to Riverside 54-50 Tuesday and 50-42 Saturday at home versus Freeman sandwiche...

 
 Sports    January 30, 2014

Medical Lake girls have trouble finishing

By PAUL DELANEY Staff Reporter The starts were encouraging, but the finishes disappointing. That was the quick coach’s diagnosis on the Medical Lake girl’s basketball week that saw the Cardinals stumble and go winless last week. Medical Lake...

 

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