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 By AL STOVER    More News    April 30, 2015 

Medical Lake to go out on bid for playground equipment

The city of Medical Lake is in the process of purchasing playground equipment for Pioneer Park, but it’s taking a little longer than expected. During the April 21 City Council meeting, City Administrator Doug Ross informed council that the city...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    April 30, 2015 

Fishin' for breakfast

Medical Lake assistant fire chief Corey Stevens (center) speaks with a couple of local residents during the 51st Annual Fisherman's Breakfast, April 25. Stevens was one of many Medical Lake Fire...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    More News    April 30, 2015 

Jackson believes West Plains positioned well for growth

Joe Jackson has big dreams. One is that each of the three very different, strong communities on the West Plains has an LED reader board mounted at the main entrance to each city, advertising all...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    April 30, 2015 

Steve Makar retires from Airway Heights Police Department

The Airway Heights Police Department had a recent shift in its personnel when code enforcement officer Steve Makar retired April 27. Makar, born and raised in New York, became a police officer for...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    April 30, 2015 

K9 Dog Fun Run and Walk

Several residents and their canine companions took part in the Airway Heights Parks and Recreation Department’s 5K9 Fun Run and Walk event April 18 at Sunset Park....

 
 More News    April 30, 2015 

West Plains Police News

CHENEY April 20 Trespassing was reported on the 1100 block of First Street. April 21 Third-degree theft was reported on the 700 block of West First Street. A black bicycle was taken. A vehicle was taken without the owner’s permission on the 800...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    April 23, 2015

State sets aside $1.5 million for APZ project

The city of Airway Heights is slowly making progress acquiring two mobile home parks located on Lawson and Campbell Streets in the Fairchild Air Force Base Accident Potential Zone II (APZ), the area...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    April 23, 2015

Airway Heights approves Prothman Company deal

The Airway Heights City Council breezed through a slim agenda at its April 20 meeting. The council approved an agreement between the city and Prothman Company to help hire an interim public works director to help manage the department until the city...

 
 More News    April 23, 2015

Public Service Matters

Diane Womack, Washington Federation of State Employees/American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 28 executive board member, speaks during an April 18 "Public Service...

 
 By Brittani Montecucco    More News    April 23, 2015

Charting the Cheney High School Bond

Cheney School District voters are being asked to approve more than $44.88 million in general obligation bonds to fund expansion and renovation of the district's only high school in a special election...

 
 More News    April 23, 2015

Spokane County Fire District 3 honors Ramos and Swift with 2014 firefighter and officer of the year awards

Spokane County Fire District 3 honored a pair of volunteer firefighters at its annual Firefighter Appreciation Banquet March 21. Firefigther/EMT Jolissa Ramos and Lieutenant Firefighter Luke Swift...

 
 More News    April 23, 2015

West Plains Police News

CHENEY April 13 Identification theft was reported on the 900 block of Skyview Place. Identification theft was reported on the 300 block of Plum Tree Court. Identification theft was reported on the 700 block of Montague Drive. Second-degree assault...

 
 More News    April 23, 2015

ML Cemetery Association to hold meeting

The Medical Lake Cemetery Association will hold its annual meeting on Monday, May 4, at 6:30 p.m. at the Medical Lake Library located at 321 Herb St. Please contact Janice Radmer at (509) 299-5269 for more information.   ...

 
 More News    April 23, 2015

Founder's Day committee seeks volunteers

The Medical Lake Founder’s Committee is looking for volunteers to help with the Saturday, June 20 event. Some of the duties for volunteers include helping coordinate the parade by contacting parade entries, staging and managing the various...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    More News    April 16, 2015

Cheney starts comprehensive plan update process

The Cheney Planning Commission is beginning the process of reviewing and updating the city’s comprehensive plan. The comprehensive plan is a long-range planning document outlining a community’s goals and polices guiding future land use, the...

 
 More News    April 16, 2015

Spokane County rescinds seasonal weight restrictions

SPOKANE COUNTY – Spokane County’s Engineering and Roads Division announced April 9 that seasonal weight restrictions have been rescinded on county roads. Seasonal road restrictions usually go into effect in late February or early March and last...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    April 16, 2015

Airway Heights' metals projects are progressing

The three large metal manufacturing companies moving into Airway Heights are not quite finished but they continue to progress at their own pace. The Exotic Metals Forming Company, which began...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    April 16, 2015

Airway Heights' public works director search is underway

The city of Airway Heights is quickly taking steps to address its public works director situation. Former director Kelly Williquette, who helmed the Public Works Department beginning in July 2010, left the position back in March after he found a new...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    April 9, 2015

Airway Heights approves request to promote festival, car show

It was business as usual for the Airway Heights City Council as they waltzed through a quick agenda at its April 6 meeting. In action items, the council approved a funding request from the Lodging Tax...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    April 9, 2015

Grease Monkey opens new building in Airway Heights

Airway Heights residents or travelers who frequently drive along Highway 2 near 14th Avenue may have noticed the change in recent months. What used to be J&J Lube Station, at 13023 W. 14th Ave., is...

 
 More News    April 9, 2015

Family barbecue planned April 19

The first annual Giving Trees Family Barbecue presented by 3 Green Thumbs will take place Sunday, April 19 from 1-4:30 p.m. at Sutton Park in Cheney. Organizers plan to have food, music, prizes and games. Neighbors are invited to bring their...

 
 More News    April 9, 2015

West Plains Police News

CHENEY March 30 Jewelry was found on the 200 block of Washington Street. A 16-year-old was arrested at Cheney High School for possession of a controlled substance. March 31 A bike rack was found on the 600 block of West Fifth Street. A bomb threat...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    April 2, 2015

Deer control 101: What not to plant

The Medical Lake Citizens Deer Advisory Committee took another step in educating the public at its March 28 "No Deer Feeding" seminar. Formed in late October 2014, the committee's main objective of...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    April 2, 2015

STA holds open house on transit center

Spokane Transit Authority hosted an open house March 24 in the Irv Leeds Center at Spokane International Airport, March 24, for its “Moving Forward” proposition with the hopes of gaining feedback from the community. The proposition, which will...

 

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