Cheney Free Press -

Articles from the June 15, 2017 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 42



Parkside gets recommendation

Cheney’s Planning Commission approved a recommendation to allow a zoning change for a proposed student-housing complex across from the city’s pool and Hagelin Park. The 3-2 vote at the commission’s June 12 meeting came after a second public...

 

Depot LLC considered

The Cheney Depot Society is considering forming a limited liability company (LLC) to address any potential clean up at a proposed new location for the former Northern Pacific rail station. At the June 1 Cheney Historic Preservation Commission meeting...

 

Little help, please

Photo by John McCallum Cheney High School senior class speaker Amber Laura Wohali employed some props to help the audience along with her presentation titled "Once upon a time..." at commencement...

 
 By AL STOVER    Front Page    June 15, 2017

Airway Heights water is safe for consumption

The water in Airway Heights is safe to drink again. During a June 8 press conference, City Manager Albert Tripp announced staff received the third round of test results for perfluoro chemical contamination. Twenty of the 21 samples that were sent to...

 
 By AL STOVER    Front Page    June 15, 2017

Water consumption, production drops in Medical Lake

Medical Lake continues to make some progress in reducing the water it produces and consumes. According to the most recent water efficiency report, Medical Lake produced and purchased 279.2 million gallons of water in 2016. This is about a 3 percent...

 

Band member name misspelled

Due to incorrect information, a member of the band Incidia’s name was misspelled in last week’s Medical Lake Founders Day special section. Their drummer’s correct name is Anthony Teichmer....

 

It seems STEP is not so detrimental to FAFB

Sometimes, headlines say a lot more than expected. Take this one from the June 1 issue of the Cheney Free Press: “Second STEP opponent files.” The story is about the Spokane County Board of Commissioners’ decision to sue the U.S. Department of...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Opinion    June 15, 2017

Adding an important ingredient to Airway Heights water

The all-clear siren was sounded last week for the people in Airway Heights to come out of their bottled water shelters. The water crisis, or whatever it will be referred to in the days and years to come, has apparently flowed on by. But through all...

 
 By AL STOVER    Opinion    June 15, 2017

Airway Heights customers get 'Water Billing 101'

One question that has been raised among residents during Airway Heights’ water situation centered on the city’s water billing process. City Manager Albert Tripp said staff were contacted by residents who were concerned about the increase in...

 

News Briefs

Police seek man who broke into Cheney High School Cheney police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who broke into Cheney High School, leaving behind a trail of blood and making off with trophies from a trophy case. The man, describe...

 

Taking it all in

Cheney Three Springs High School 2017 graduates Riley Williams, Allison Norton, Kaitlin Lutey, Faith Kluth-VanDenEizen and Leah Herrick-Rice listen to an address by Cheney School District...

 
 By AL STOVER    News    June 15, 2017

Seventeen recruits graduate from structural fire academy

The West Plains Recruit Structural Academy graduated 17 firefighters from its recent class during a June 8 ceremony at Medical Lake High School's auditorium. The academy consists of firefighter...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    June 15, 2017

Fond farewell

Darius Withrow embraces Jennie Wagner, who was his adviser during his time with Medical Lake High School's Future Farmers of America chapter during commencement Saturday at Eastern Washington...

 

CMS students named Poppy Poster winners

Cheney's American Legion Women's Auxiliary announced the winners of their "Poppy Poster Contest" at Cheney Middle School. The winners are first-place Tilly Baldwin, second-place Mayah Spakousky and...

 

Cheney hires two assistant principles for high school

Cheney Public Schools has announced that Anna Campbell and Stacy Delcour have been selected as new assistant principals for Cheney High School. In a June 9 news release, the district said Campbell and Delcour will begin their new positions in July...

 

Nineteen inducted into MLMS National Junior Honor Society

Nineteen Medical Lake Middle School sixth-graders were inducted into the school's National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) chapter during a June 7 ceremony. To join NJHS, students had to have a 3.5 GPA...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    June 15, 2017

Medical Lake Middle School faculty honors inspirational students

Medical Lake Middle School student Aidan Smith was not sure of the reason he was summoned to counselor Ted Koch's office on June 2. After Smith took his seat, he heard the voice of his social studies...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    June 15, 2017

Cheney's AAA motel is a mixed bag of rooms

A little over a year ago, Ryan Delaney was rushed out of paradise in Hawaii and thrust into the new role of the owner of a family business. Now the question he is faced with is what does the future...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    June 15, 2017

Hosting state track a bottom-line boost

As some of the fastest athletes in the state sped in and out of Cheney over Memorial Day weekend, they likely left something behind - cash. When Eastern Washington University hosted the Washington Int...

 

What's Happening On The West Plains

All events are free unless posted otherwise. To get your event or meeting in the weekly What’s Happening section send an email with date, time, location and event to jmac@cheneyfreepress.com. Cheney • June 16, Light Fitness Hour (adults 50+),... Full story

 

Carla Ramona (Horn) Boleneus

Carla Ramona (Horn) Boleneus, 89, passed peacefully on April 6, 2017. Carla was born Oct. 24, 1927 in Davenport, Wash., a granddaughter of area pioneers, and one of four daughters of Karl and Belva... Full story

 

Churches

Emmanuel Lutheran Church All are welcome to worship with us this Sunday, June 18. Bishop Martin Wells will preside. You may also watch our pastor’s sermons at our website or on YouTube at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Cheney. Mark your calendars for...

 

Cheney Rodeo vendor registration open

Registration for the Cheney Rodeo’s “Rodeo Roundup” is ongoing. Vendor booth location for the event, taking place Saturday, June 8 in downtown Cheney from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., is available for $20 for an approximately 10-foot-by-10-foot space....

 

Looking Back

10 Years Ago June 14, 2007 Medical Lake's City Council voted unanimously to extend its moratorium regarding acceptance of land use applications and permits another six months. This was following...

 

LOOKING BACK WITH THE CHENEY HISTORICAL MUSEUM

One hundred twenty-five years ago, in 1892, the first class graduated from the State Normal School at Cheney. There were three graduates: Kate D. Brace, Grace M. Nichols and Elizabeth O. Shaw. Learn more about our area’s history at...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2017

Rendered 10/16/2017 22:53