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 By Al Stover    Photos    April 13, 2017

4-H Club livestock judging clinic

Several members from the West Plains Rangers and Reardan 4-H clubs attended the Livestock Fit and Show Judging Clinic at the Jensen Memorial Youth Ranch in Medical Lake, April 8. The clinic,...

 
 By Al Stover    Photos    April 13, 2017

ML Robotics competition

The Medical Lake High School Circuit Breakers robotics team recently competed in the FIRST Pacific Northwest District championship at Eastern Washington University, April 6-8. After the event, the...

 

Parkside decision postponed

After roughly 90 minutes plus of testimony and closed-door deliberations, the Cheney City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to postpone a decision on the controversial Parkside Commons apartment...

 

BPA could implement CRAC fee

By JOHN McCALLUM Editor An above-normal snowpack and a historically wet spring has led to a lot of water in the Pacific Northwest. In many ways, that’s a good thing. Those conditions have also created a lot of power via the region’s dams — not...

 
 By AL STOVER    Front Page    April 13, 2017

Gearing up

Posh Marsh, a member of Medical Lake High School's robotic club the Circuit Breakers places a gear delivered to him from his team's robot on a rotor during the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition...

 

Bus transporation offered at 10th Clean Sweep

Cheney's 10th annual community clean-up day is right around the corner, and has a couple changes in store. Cheney Clean Sweep takes place Saturday, April 22, with volunteers gathering at Veterans...

 
 By AL STOVER    Front Page    April 13, 2017

Airway Heights council to renew agreement with Fire District 10

At its April 10 study session, the Airway Heights City Council agreed to forward an amendment to the interlocal agreement between the city and Spokane County Fire District 10 regarding deputy fire chief services to its April 17 meeting. In 2016, the...

 

Best ball begins

New Eastern Washington University head football coach Aaron Best strolls the red turf during spring practice last week....

 
 By AL STOVER    News    April 13, 2017

Jensen Youth Ranch hosts livestock judging clinic

What part of a steer's body is going to carry the most muscle? How do you find the volume of a pig? These were some of the questions several members from the West Plains Rangers and Reardan 4-H clubs...

 
 By AL STOVER    News    April 13, 2017

Airway Heights offers summer citizens academy

Airway Heights residents who want to learn more about how their city’s government work will get a chance to peek behind the curtain. The city is offering a citizen’s academy for residents in the summer. The academy, which will take place for 1-2...

 

News Briefs

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?...

 
 By AL STOVER    Education    April 13, 2017

Circuit Breakers qualify for FIRST championships

See a photo gallery from the event here....

 

Eastern Pride Center hosts ally training session

By AL STOVER Staff Reporter The Eastern Washington University Pride Center kicked off Pride Week 2017 with a Welcoming Project Ally Training session, April 10. The training session is an informative and interactive workshop for faculty, staff and...

 

CHS Students of the Month

Cheney High School announced the students for the month of March. Back row left to right: Bergundy Spencer, Yasmin Bermudez-Colley, Johnathan Castles, Tanner Peterson, Jeanne Marshall and Laura...

 

Education Briefs

Cheney High School student artists honored Several Cheney High School students were honored for their artwork at the 44th annual NEWESD 101 High School Art Show on March 17. Sarah Hagedorn earned first place with her work “Reach,” and will...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    April 13, 2017

Surprises await a visit to JJ's Warehouse Treasures

Don't let the name fool you. JJ's Warehouse Treasures is much more of the latter and does not remotely resemble one's vision of the former - a warehouse. The business, located along the frontage road...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    April 13, 2017

Northern Quest releases concert schedule

Northern Quest Resort and Casino recently announced its lineup for the Pepsi Summer Concert Series and it is certainly an eclectic mix of artists. The venue made it a 10-show summer with word on April 10 that they will bring country star Keith Urban...

 

My, what a long, long, long winter we've had

We recently exited quite a winter. It was snowy, cold and long. In some ways it lingers. From a celestial standpoint, winter began Dec. 21, 2016, but some might argue it was earlier, on Nov. 9. Regardless, the past 100 or so days have combined to...

 

Entrepreneurs remain the key to America's success

American entrepreneurs’ ability to invent, create and bring products and services to market makes our nation great. Their success generates the tax revenue which fund our schools and puts people to work. Many “big businesses” started in the...

 

Trump, McMorris Rodgers care more about flexing their muscle than protecting infants

Oh the hypocrisy of it all. Our President Donald Trump and his great unflinching supporter, our Congressional Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, promote repeal and replace Obamacare with a bill that would throw millions of American families, including...

 

Cheney Parks and Recreation competing for $20,000 grant

Cheney Parks and Recreation is currently in a competition to receive a chunk of money to go towards a park in the city. The way they can receive the grant is by the community going onto www.meetmeatthepark.org and vote by writing in Cheney daily...

 

Nazarene Church opens free community garden

Cheney Church of the Nazarene has 4-by-4-foot and 4-by-12 plots for area gardeners who need a garden. Go to www.cheneynaz.org to download the registration form to reserve a plot. Drop off the filled-out registration form at the church office or...

 

'Collision Course'

Eastern Washington University's Downtown Student Gallery is holding a student exhibit "Collision Course" until May 15. The exhibit features a collection of collaborative works by six EWU students who...

 

Churches

Emmanuel Lutheran Church The congregation of Emmanuel Lutheran Church invites you to worship with us at 10:30 a.m. this Sunday, April 16, as we celebrate Easter. Easter breakfast will be served at 9 a.m. You may also watch our pastor’s sermons at...

 

Looking Back

10 Years Ago April 12, 2007 Kids in Cheney and Medical Lake took part in an annual rite of spring – the Easter egg hunt. A 50-year-old man died following a fight with a roommate near a West Plains...

 

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