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Thinking ahead on the budget

The Cheney City Council’s Sept. 19 budget workshop wasn’t so much about crunching numbers, but more about what Mayor Tom Trulove described as “looking to the future at things we should be worrying about.” Department heads were asked to...

 

Re-code

One may not realize that there are two different zip codes in the Airway Heights city limits. One is Airway Heights, WA 99001, serving the majority of the city. The other is Spokane, WA 99224, which is for properties in the eastern area the city...

 

Burn the Bear

Cheney Fire Department Lt. Tim Steiner tosses the effigy of Eastern Washington University's Homecoming opponent - the Northern Colorado Bears - into the flames at Sunday's bonfire held in the EWU...

 

Curbside recycling is well received in ML

It’s been over a year since the city of Medical Lake implemented curbside recycling and things seem to be going well. “I haven’t heard any complaints lately,” City Administrator Doug Ross said. “That doesn’t mean there aren’t...

 

Building community

Eastern Washington University student Brian Rebar's opening song at the Sept. 26 Feed Cheney in Sutton Park couldn't have been more appropriate for the community-building event: The Beatles "With a...

 
 By AL STOVER    News    October 6, 2016

AH City Council awards bid for well drilling project

The Airway Heights City Council went through several housekeeping items at its Oct. 3 meeting. In action items, council awarded a bid in the amount of $322,483.48 to Blue Star Enterprises Northwest, Inc. for drilling and testing of a future well on...

 

News Briefs

Cheney firefighters ‘Fill the Boot’ to support fight against muscle-debilitating diseases Members of the Cheney Fire Department L1919 are set to kick off the firefighter’s annual “Fill the Boot” fundraising campaign to help the Muscular...

 
 By AL STOVER    News    October 6, 2016

Queens in a row

Cheney High School 2016 Homecoming queen Asiamay Diaz (center) is flanked by 2015 queen Tera Phelan (right) and Katie (McKeehan) Van Blokland, who was crowned in 1966. Van Blokland was on hand to...

 

Eastmark files notice of application on Fisher Building renovation

The city of Cheney’s planning department has issued a notice of application and State Environmental Protection Act review checklist for remodeling of the Cheney School Districts’ Fisher Building. The application was issued Sept. 28, and comes...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    October 6, 2016

Spilker receives 'My Teacher Rocks' award, class gets pizza party

Hallett Elementary School students in Cheryl Spilker's fifth-grade class got a surprise last Thursday - a pizza party. The class was awarded a party after the efforts of their classmate, Skylar DeVore...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    October 6, 2016

CHS Homecoming

Cheney High School celebrated its annual Homecoming Week. There were several activities through the week leading up to the Cheney Blackhawks' Homecoming game against East Valley. Top: During a visit...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    October 6, 2016

Medical Lake School District focuses on building multi-tiered support system

In 2015, the Medical Lake School District received a five-year Department of Defense Education Activity grant that will help staff support the social and emotional, as well as the academic, needs of its military students. The first year of the grant...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    October 6, 2016

CMA cancels Oct. 7 Homecoming event

A social event aimed at parents visiting this weekend for Homecoming at Eastern Washington University has been cancelled by the sponsoring Cheney Merchants Association. A reception that had been scheduled for Friday, Oct. 7 from 6–8 p.m. at the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    October 6, 2016

Zak Designs celebrates 40 years in business

When the Walt Disney Company came looking for someone to provide printed items to help market their movie, "Dick Tracy," back in the early 1990s, there was a catch. To get the first bit of business,...

 

Grocery Outlet donates $1,000 in food to Airway Heights Baptist Church

The ribbon cutting ceremony was not the only special occasion during Grocery Outlet's Sept. 29 soft opening. Moments before Grocery Outlet owner Dylan Hartung cut the ribbon, he presented $1,000 in...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    October 6, 2016

Medical Lake Middle School PACE Winners

Medical Lake Middle School honored six students for the Partners Advancing Character Education (PACE) award for September. September's trait is respect. Students received certificates and T-shirts,...

 

October brings awareness to breast, lung cancers

October is known for Halloween and cooler weather, but it is also known as a month for awareness of breast and liver cancers. Chances are we’ll see pink ribbons on numerous products at the grocery store. We’ll also see pink during athletic...

 

I wonder what Bob Winkle and Dick Hoover would be thinking?

What’s that they say about people who live in glass houses should not it throw stones? It’s been interesting the past several days to watch once again the media coverage of Donald Trump’s income tax issue. For me, it’s what they cover, and...

 

Political class self-interest is obvious in presidential choices

I’m not sure who scares me the most.  Hillary Clinton and her history of lies and criminal activities or Donald Trump and, his self worship and incoherent rantings. What I do know is that the political class failed us big time in giving us these...

 

Realizing interconnectedness will foster better solutions

I do research and vote according to my conscience as someone must fill these government offices or we would have complete anarchy. However, I also recognize that changing leaders and parties in and of itself will not resolve our issues. I continue...

 

Check facts before relying on, promoting 'use of force' beliefs

It is estimated that annually, police in the U.S. have 385,000,000 contacts with the public and make 11,205,833 arrests, in which 48,315 police officers are seriously injured and 990 people are killed by police. According to the Dolan Consulting...

 

Trump is a dangerous pigeon

As ethologist Konrad Lorenz wrote in his classic 1963 book, “On Aggression,” we humans are closer to prey than predator — but that makes us more dangerous in some terrible ways. A “real” carnivore very rarely kills members of its own...

 

Development of a Ragin' Granny

Margie Heller is not a grandmother, at least not yet. And besides, you don't need to be a grandmother to be a member of the Ragin' Grannies, a grassroots protest group that draws attention to their...

 

Kathleen Winters

Kathleen was born in Baker City, Ore. Jan. 28, 1929, to Erma and Ray White. She was raised in the Oregon towns of Bridgeport, Sumpter and Baker. As an only child, Kathleen had many memories and...

 

Churches

Cheney Community Church The annual Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child (OCC) project is on the horizon. This year, Cheney Community Church will serve as the relay collection center for the West Plains. Shoebox gifts will be brought here for...

 

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