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 By Dave Meany    Front Page    July 24, 2014

EWU Reaches out to Students Impacted by Washington Wildfires

CHENEY, Wash. - In an effort to help students and their families impacted by the Carlton Complex fires, Eastern Washington University will send a team of financial aid counselors and outreach staff to Okanogan County to assist those who are planning... Full story

 
 By Al Stover    Front Page    July 17, 2014 

Major crimes increase in Medical Lake

Crime reports in Medical Lake have gone up. According to statistics from the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office, 269 crimes were reported from January to June 2014, a 16 percent increase over the 227 reports generated during the same time last year....

 
 By John McCallum    Front Page    July 17, 2014 

Council approves technical contract

The Cheney City Council unanimously approved a contract for technical support at the city’s water and wastewater treatment systems at its July 8 meeting, as well as entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Cheney School District on a...

 
 By John McCallum    Front Page    July 17, 2014 

Commission resumes Cheney code review

The Cheney Planning Commission resumed its municipal code review process by taking a look at Chapter 22 – Subdivisions and Title, and Chapter 23 – Development Code Administration at their July meeting on Monday. The commission also took a look at...

 
 By Al Stover    Front Page    July 17, 2014 

Eastern State Hospital's Dorothy Sawyer seeks community interactivity

Dorothy Sawyer, the current CEO of Eastern State Hospital wants to make it a mission to bring the community together and educate it about mental illness. Sawyer took the CEO position in August 2013....

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Front Page    July 10, 2014

Cheney adopts solid waste disposal plan

In what was really more a formality, the Cheney City Council adopted the city’s Comprehensive Municipal Solid Waste, Recycling and Moderate Risk Waste Management plan by a unanimous vote at its meeting Tuesday night. The city has long expressed...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Front Page    July 10, 2014

Criminal activity rises in Cheney

Cheney crime reports took an upswing in the April – June timeframe, enough so that overall the city is 6.5 percent ahead of where it was this time last year, ending a year and a half trend that had seen reports dropping each month. So far through...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Front Page    July 10, 2014

Market music

Megumi Call (left) helps violinist Alex Brown (right) tune her instrument during a break from playing at this past Tuesday's Cheney Farmers Market. The two are part of a new Cheney band, "The...

 
 By AL STOVER    Front Page    July 10, 2014

Airway Heights enlists outside help on negotiations

The city of Airway Heights is continuing to look at all options when it comes to their solid waste, even if it means speaking with the county. During the July 7 meeting, the City Council passed a professional services agreement with Chicago Bridge...

 
 By AL STOVER    Front Page    July 10, 2014

Medical Lake's 2013 report shows water meets all drinking standards

The city of Medical Lake released their water quality report for the year 2013. According to the report, published on the city’s website, the drinking water met and exceeded all federal and state requirements for safe drinking. The source of the...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Front Page    July 3, 2014

Council approves Cheney street work

Transportation was the name of the game in action items at the Cheney City Council’s June 24 meeting. And with that, city residents should expect to see a lot of Shamrock Paving gear around town. The Spokane-based company secured three contracts fo...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Front Page    July 3, 2014

Save Our Station wish list

Cheney's Save Our Station (SOS) organization has narrowed a list of "potential' sites for relocation of the former Northern Pacific train depot from 10 down to five. Group member Sue Beeman...

 
 Front Page    July 3, 2014

Low flyer

A cropduster begins a spraying run on fields straddling Salnave Road just outside Cheney Monday evening....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Front Page    July 3, 2014

New EWU president Cullinan meets, greets and chats

When new Eastern Washington University President Dr. Mary Cullinan was officially introduced June 26 at a reception at Hargreaves Hall, not only did her unveiling draw a standing-room-only crowd inside but Mother Nature seemed to pause outside and...

 
 By AL STOVER    Front Page    July 3, 2014

Medical Lake Planning Commission continues marijuana discussion

The Medical Lake Planning Commission continued discussions about whether or not to allow a marijuana retail, production and processing facility in city limits at their June 26 meeting. City Administrator Doug Ross presented numbers on how residents...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Front Page    June 26, 2014

Cheney general fund reserves running low

Bills for years of balancing the budget through general fund reserves are about to come due for the city of Cheney, the result of which may lead the city to asking citizens’ approval for other means of financial support. City department heads...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Front Page    June 26, 2014

Schuller named City Administrator

The Cheney City Council unanimously approved the recommendation of Mayor Tom Trulove to appoint human resources director Mark Schuller to the position of City Administrator at its June 24 meeting, eschewing the public search process in favor of...

 
 Front Page    June 26, 2014

Lilac wave

Majestic Tschabold-Grant and her junior princess Cassidy Fitzpatrick wave to the citizens of Medical Lake during last Saturday's Founder's Day parade. Tschabold-Grant, a graduated from Medical Lake...

 
 By AL STOVER    Front Page    June 26, 2014

Airway Heights council adopts reclaimed water plan

The Airway Heights City Council adopted its reclaimed water plan at the June 16 meeting. The Department of Ecology approved the plan before it was brought to the council. Public Works director Kelly Williquette explained that the city developed the...

 
 By AL STOVER    Front Page    June 26, 2014

Airway Heights accepting applications for vacant City Council position

The city of Airway Heights is wasting no time in searching for a replacement for Barron Williamson’s position on the City Council, which will be vacant after June 30. Williamson resigned his position from the council at the June 2 meeting....

 
 Front Page    June 26, 2014

Von Lehe tenure corrected

A June 19 story about Medical Lake High School teacher Val Von Lehe incorrectly listed her time at Medical Lake High School at 20 years. She actually taught there for 30 years....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Front Page    June 19, 2014

Mary Cullinan named EWU president

The first woman president in the 132-year history of Eastern Washington University is set to take over her new job Aug. 1. Dr. Mary Cullinan, Ph.D, currently serving as the President of Southern Orego...

 
 By AL STOVER    Front Page    June 19, 2014

ML council briefed on disasters

The June 17 Medical Lake City Council meeting was highlighted with a presentation from the Spokane County Department of Emergency Management. Ed Lewis, former Spokane County District 4 Fire Chief and current deputy director of emergency management,...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Front Page    June 19, 2014

Liquid sun screen

Cold, gray and drizzling weather brought out the bumbershoots last Saturday during Eastern Washington University's morning commencement exercise. Eastern had 2,682 undergraduates and 598 graduate...

 

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