Articles from the November 8, 2012 edition

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 By BECKY THOMAS    Front Page    November 8, 2012

Working the budget election eve

By BECKY THOMAS Staff Reporter On a night when most of the nation was focused on government on a larger scale, the Cheney City Council gathered with city department leaders to discuss governance on the local level, specifically the city’s 2013...

 By JOHN McCALLUM    Front Page    November 8, 2012

Holy wins in the 6th District

Cheney, Medical Lake, Airway Heights and other West Plains voters decided to inaugurate their first year in the Legislative 6th District by electing one of their own to serve a two-year term in the state House. Cheney-area resident Republican Jeff Ho...

 By JOHN McCALLUM    Front Page    November 8, 2012

Guide shot

Eastern Washington University students pose for a group photo before guiding groups of area elementary school children to select campus buildings in search of Halloween treats handed out by staff members last Wednesday. The annual event, sponsored...

 By BECKY THOMAS    Front Page    November 8, 2012

Uncertain future for Fisher

Backstage at the Fisher Building theater, there’s a cabinet full of old scripts and high school drama yearbooks full of photos, quotes and Cheney High School theater legends. The meanings behind...

 By JAMES EIK    Front Page    November 8, 2012

Survey shows APZ residents ready to move

The Airway Heights City Council heard the results of its housing study from earlier this year, relating to the Fairchild Preservation and Community Empowerment Project. Those results show that a large percentage of residents living in APZ Two would...

 By JAMES EIK    More News    November 8, 2012

Care and Share store will benefit from renovation

Big changes are in store for Medical Lake’s Care and Share Thrift Store. Since mid-October, the store has been under the knife, receiving some tender loving care in the form of renovations. Additional space has allowed the store the opportunity to...

 Neighborhood    November 8, 2012

Building on success

By BECKY THOMAS Staff Reporter West Plains potter Adam Scoggin has a theory about why people like to tour artists’ studios. Regular folks with little art experience will ask detailed questions about...

 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    November 8, 2012

Stocktons keeping busy in Cheney

An article in the Sept. 30, 1982 Cheney Free Press states, “Another new dentist has moved to Cheney and will be opening a new practice at 1705 Second Street in the Morlan Homes complex.” Bob...

 Obituaries    November 8, 2012

Frank Wagner

On Dec. 12, 1942, in Portland, Ore., Frank John Wagner was born to Lawrence John Wagner and Dorothy May nee Johnson Wagner. He joined his sister Sharon Lovery Wagner at the family home. Frank grew up...

 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    November 8, 2012

Eastern recovers just fine in 34-17 win over Cal Poly

If there was any fear the taste of Eastern Washington University’s first Big Sky Conference football loss might linger and sour their effort in last Saturday’s non-conference game with Cal Poly,... Full story

 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    November 8, 2012

Blackhawks overcome miscues, down Clarkston 28-19 in finale

Normally, teams committing five turnovers and over 100 yards in penalties don’t find themselves in the win column when the game is over. But the Cheney football team isn’t normal. The Blackhawks o...

 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    November 8, 2012

Some veterans who served were more than just your rank and file athletes

With Veterans Day taking place this Sunday, Nov. 11, I thought it appropriate to stop and remember some of the athletes who have served, given their lives, in defense of their country in times of war and peace. We know the recent story of Pat...

 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    November 8, 2012

Predictions come true for Medical Lake cross country at state

Going into last Saturday’s State cross country championships at Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco, Medical Lake’s head coach Gene Blankenship made a prediction. Blankenship thought a finish anywher...

 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    November 8, 2012

Kodiaks cruise past Cardinals in playoff opener, 44-14

Medical Lake’s first playoff run in a decade came to a soggy finish last Friday night in Leavenworth where the Cascade Kodiaks rolled to a 44-14 victory in the opening round of state 1A play....

 November 8, 2012