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 More News    September 11, 2014 

Donations requested for annual Coats 4 Kids/Cheney Community Coat Drive

The annual Coats 4 Kids/Cheney Community Coat Drive is underway now. Coats can be donated at any of the local Cheney School District schools or at many local churches and businesses beginning Sept....

 
 More News    September 11, 2014 

Turnbull Refuge work party scheduled for Oct. 4

Turnbull Wildlife Refuge and Spokane Audubon Society are hosting a community work party Saturday, Oct. 4 from 9 a.m. to noon at the refuge. This is part of an ongoing effort to restore native...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    More News    September 11, 2014 

Cheney Planning Commission reviews subdivision codes

The Cheney Planning Commission recommenced its development code updating process with a public hearing on chapters 2, 22 and 23 — Hearing Examiner, Subdivisions and Development Code Administration — at its regular meeting Monday night, Sept. 8....

 
 By John McCallum    More News    September 11, 2014 

Honoring a supporter

Officials from the city of Cheney and the Cheney-Spokane Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute dedicated the IAFI information kiosk at the city's visitor's center in memory of former City...

 
 More News    September 11, 2014 

Spokane County investigators apprehend daytime burglars

Members of the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office investigative task force arrested Damian A. Zowal, 20, and Trever J. Burzic, 21, Sept. 5 for the burglaries of two residences in Spokane County. According to a news release , an increase in burglaries...

 
 More News    September 11, 2014 

West Plains Police News

CHENEY Sept. 2 A 17-year-old male was arrested on the 400 block of North Fifth Street for third-degree malicious mischief. A rock was used to break a windshield. Domestic violence/verbal dispute was reported on North Ninth Street. Two 17-year-old...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    September 11, 2014 

City begins preparation for Sunset Park restroom

The city of Airway Heights is getting ready to make way for their new CXT restroom facility and splash pad at Sunset Park. The City Council approved the purchase of the facility at the July 21...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    More News    September 4, 2014

Cadence moves downtown Cheney

Cadence Massage and Esthetics owner Kahla Noel is a Cheney-ite to the bone. Noel grew up here, was Cheney Rodeo Queen in 2006, graduated from Cheney High in 2007, went to Eastern Washington...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    September 4, 2014

Ball and Dodd funeral home demolished

The Ball and Dodd funeral home and the house next to it, once used as a caretaker's residence, located on 111 W. Brooks Road, is being removed. The city of Medical Lake purchased the funeral home in...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    August 28, 2014

Cleone's Closet changes location

Cleone's Closet Thrift Store in Airway Heights is temporarily closing its doors as it moves to its new location at 1615 S. Lyons Road, right behind Stimson's Contracting. Cleone's Closet is a part of...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    August 28, 2014

Feed Medical Lake receives $5,000 grant

Feed Medical Lake and the St. John’s Lutheran Church received a $5,000 “Lutheran Community Matthew 25: Neighbors in Need” grant from the Thrivent Financial Foundation, earlier this month. Founded in 2011, Feed Medical Lake serves over 100 free...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    More News    August 28, 2014

Special delivery

A skydiver from West Plains Skydiving delivers the game ball to Roos Field prior to Eastern Washington's nationally-televised season opener with Sam Houston State last Saturday....

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    More News    August 21, 2014

Primary election results certified with few changes

Spokane County election officials certified the results of the Aug. 5 primary on Tuesday, Aug. 19, wrapping up the vote by counting a final 403 ballots Aug. 18. There weren’t many changes from the results tallied two weeks ago. In the four-way...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    August 21, 2014

Airway Heights Fire Department to purchase new truck

The Airway Heights City Council to approved, 5-1, the purchase of a new $40,000 truck for the Fire Department at the council’s Aug. 18 meeting. Fire Chief Mitch Metzger explained that the new vehicle would replace two existing ones. He said the...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    More News    August 21, 2014

Hanke sworn in as Cheney firefighter

Cheney finance director Cindy Niemeier administers the oath of service to the Fire Department's newest member Jon Hanke at the City Council's Aug. 12 meeting. From Okanogan, Hanke and his family have...

 
 More News    August 21, 2014

SNAP's Long Term Care Ombudsman program serves as safety net for seniors

Sharon Niblock understands the importance of giving back. As a volunteer with SNAP's (Spokane Neighborhood Action Partners) Long Term Care Ombudsman program, Niblock serves as a friend and advocate...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    August 21, 2014

Seaport Steel proposes expanding facility

Seaport Steel had intended to present their plans for expanding their existing facility, located on 2634 S. Hayden Road, with an approximately 60,000 square foot facility at the Aug. 13 Airway Heights Planning Commission meeting. A public hearing...

 
 More News    August 21, 2014

Charges filed against Cheney-area couple in animal seizures

SPOKANE — Charges were filed Monday, Aug. 18 against Thomas Marlin, age 53, and Terri Marlin, age 51, as part of an investigation of animal cruelty and neglect conducted by Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service (SCRAPS) animal...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    More News    August 21, 2014

Car club helps local organizations

Cheney's Stars Stripes, Boots & Spurs Car Club held a golf tournament fundraiser July 27 raising money for two area organizations, the Cheney Junior Rodeo and the veteran's group Time of...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    More News    August 14, 2014

Cheney water passes annual testing

When it’s in good supply — which is most of the time — Cheney’s drinking water continues to be some of the cleanest water around. According to the city’s 2013 Annual Consumer Confidence Report, Cheney’s water tested below maximum...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    August 14, 2014

Airway Heights improves sidewalks near Sunset

Sunset Elementary students who cross the intersection on 12th Avenue to get to school may notice changes on corners of both Lawson and King streets. The city of Airway Heights finished installing the pedestrian-activated flashing stop signs on the...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    August 14, 2014

Airway Heights amends firework stands code

Vendors who operate firework stands in Airway Heights will have less difficulty acquiring a permit to set up shop. The City Council approved an ordinance that amended the Airway Heights municipal code, chapter 17 section 11 to establish seasonal...

 
 More News    August 14, 2014

West Plains Police News

CHENEY Aug. 4 Residential burglary was reported on the 2200 block of North Sixth Street. Cash and jewelry were taken. Fraud was reported on the 600 block of G Street. Residential burglary was reported on the 700 block of West First Street. Video game...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    August 7, 2014

Collins appointed to Airway Heights City Council

Lt. Jack Collins of the Airway Heights Fire Department wanted to find other ways to be involved within the community. Now he'll get that chance. Collins was appointed to the City Council following...

 

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