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 By JOHN McCALLUM    More News    July 2, 2015 

Cheney council OKs $6.4 million transportation plan

The Cheney City Council approved the city’s six-year, $6.4 million transportation improvement plan at its June 23 meeting. Of that funding, $4.9 million is planned for grant-eligible projects, with $655,470 in grant-eligible matching projects and...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    July 2, 2015 

Medical Lake asks residents not to light fireworks

The city of Medical Lake is requesting residents refrain from using fireworks on the Fourth of July. Medical Lake Fire Chief Jason Mayfield explained that the city is not forcibly banning fireworks but rather asking residents to “voluntarily ban”...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    July 2, 2015 

Airway Heights looks at new logo, asks residents for feedback

Airway Heights is looking at making some cosmetic changes in hopes of enhancing its economic development, one being the recent update to its website. Another is a new city logo. In collaboration with...

 
 By Al Stover    More News    June 25, 2015

AH Planning Commission discusses medical marijuana moratorium

At its June 10 meeting, the Airway Heights Planning Commission held a workshop to address the recent emergency moratorium on medical marijuana passed by the City Council. Council passed the moratorium at its May 26 study session in response to Gov. J...

 
 By Al Stover    More News    June 25, 2015

ML Fire Department inks agreement with DNR

At its June meeting, the Medical Lake City Council approved an agreement between the Fire Department and the state Department of Natural Resources to provide mutual assistance and cooperation for controlling forestland fire, dispatch and paying for...

 
 By Al Stover    More News    June 25, 2015

AH Planning Commission discusses medical marijuana moratorium

At its June 10 meeting, the Airway Heights Planning Commission held a workshop to address the recent emergency moratorium on medical marijuana passed by the City Council. Council passed the moratorium at its May 26 study session in response to Gov. J...

 
 By Al Stover    More News    June 25, 2015

ML Fire Department inks agreement with DNR

At its June meeting, the Medical Lake City Council approved an agreement between the Fire Department and the state Department of Natural Resources to provide mutual assistance and cooperation for controlling forestland fire, dispatch and paying for...

 
 More News    June 25, 2015

Outdoor fires restricted in Medical Lake

The city of Medical Lake has imposed a restriction on unauthorized recreational fires — including campfires, fire bowls and fire pits — and open burning until further notice. The restriction does not prevent owners from using manufactured...

 
 More News    June 25, 2015

CHS all-class picnic July 18

All former students of all classes at Cheney High School, their families, and their friends are invited to the annual Cheney High School Alumni Picnic, sponsored by the Cheney High School Alumni Association.  The picnic will be held Saturday, July...

 
 More News    June 25, 2015

Zombies on Parade

Photo by Al Stover Medical Lake residents marched alongside cast members from the Sci-Fi Channel’s “Z Nation,” during the 43rd annual Founder’s Day parade last Saturday....

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    More News    June 18, 2015

Sorority applies to commission for removal of out buildings

Cheney’s Historical Preservation Commission reviewed several applications for changes to historic buildings as part of a busy schedule at its bimonthly meeting June 3. The commission voted to hold a special meeting in July and directed staff to...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    June 18, 2015

Airway Heights to bring back EMS levy in November

The city of Airway Heights is planning to reintroduce the emergency medical services (EMS) levy in the Nov. 3 general election. In 2014, the city proposed a six-year levy that would have increased property taxes 25 cents per $1,000 assessed value,...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    June 18, 2015

Airway Heights council approves job description changes

The Airway Heights City Council breezed through a quick agenda at its Monday meeting. Council approved amendments to the job descriptions of both the public works director and building inspector positions. City Manager Albert Tripp explained that the...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    June 18, 2015

Allen's named Medical Lake Yard of the Month

Cliff and Arlene Allen's home at W. 18315 Barker Road was selected as the inaugural Gardeners of Cheney and the Medical Lake Kiwanis Club June selection for Yard of the Month. From left to right:...

 
 More News    June 18, 2015

Stars Stripes Boots and Spurs scramble

The Stars Stripes Boots & Spurs Car Club is holding its annual Golf Scramble at the Fairways at West Terrace Golf Course Saturday, June 20, with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. The pre-paid entry fee is $65, which includes golf cart, food and a chance to...

 
 More News    June 11, 2015

Ulbright's home named as Cheney's Yard of the Month

The home of Whitworth University lecturer Justin Ulbright and family at 354 Noland Brown Place has been named the Cheney Garden Club June Yard of the Month. Ulbright bought the home two years ago,...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    June 4, 2015

Airway Heights cancels council meeting

The June 1 Airway Heights City Council meeting was canceled due to lack of necessary agenda items, according an email from City Manager Albert Tripp. Tripp added that the council will meet June 8 for its regular study session. The next legislative...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    June 4, 2015

Welcome to Sunset Park

The city of Airway Heights received two new entrance signs for Sunset Park. One of the signs is at Lawson Street (pictured above) while the other is at King Street. Both signs have green lettering...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    June 4, 2015

No injuries as car collides with tree

The Medical Lake Fire Department and Spokane County Sheriff's Office responded to an accident on the 2300 block of Salnave Road in Medical Lake, across from Lakeland Village, last Saturday morning. A...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    More News    June 4, 2015

Riveted by the raptor

Karmen Yount, a volunteer with the West Valley Learning Center's Raptor Exhibit, is explaining to visitors at last Saturday's Floods, Flowers and Feathers Festival at Turnbull Wildlife Refuge about...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    May 28, 2015

Arbor Day contest winner

Airway Heights Mayor Patrick Rushing (right) presents Sunset Elementary fourth-grader Autumn Verstrate (left) with a plaque for winning the 2015 Arbor Day Poster Contest....

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    May 28, 2015

Airway Heights/Rotary club open splash pad at Sunset

Airway Heights residents finally have a water feature that can cool them off during those hot and dry summer days. Residents flooded to Sunset Park as the city of Airway Heights had the grand opening...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    May 28, 2015

Ericka Rose is Airway Heights Police Department's newest officer

There's a new officer in Airway Heights and her name is Ericka Rose. Staff, public safety personnel and family filled the City Council chambers as Rose was sworn into the Airway Heights Police...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    More News    May 28, 2015

Cheney woman escapes injury in Interstate 90 collision

A Cheney woman escaped potential injury in a collision last Friday involving two semi trucks on Interstate 90 not far from the Cheney-Four Lakes exit. According to the Washington State Patrol, at just after midnight a 2007 Freightliner driven by...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    May 21, 2015

Airway Heights Planning Commission says 'yes' to Highway 2 plan

At its May 13 meeting, the Airway Heights Planning Commission finally passed a resolution recommending City Council approve the Highway 2 Safety and Revitalization Vision concept plan. The council approved the plan at its May 18 meeting. Development...

 

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