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 By PAUL DELANEY    More News    April 10, 2014 

And now, it's back to a normal spring weather pattern

After a strange start, winter returned to normal in February. And normal is what we can expect our spring to be according to Eastern Washington University meteorological and geography professor, Bob...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    April 10, 2014 

AH sales tax rate change takes effect

At the April 8 Airway Heights City Council meeting, Clerk-Treasurer Richard Cook announced that the retail sales tax rate change went into effect at the beginning of the month. Back in November 2013, citizens voted to pass a sales tax increase from...

 
 More News    April 10, 2014 

West Plains Police News

CHENEY April 1 Stanley Ferriold, 50, was arrested for second-degree assault/domestic violence on the zero hundred block of North Third Street. Second-degree theft was reported on the 1200 block of Pineview Street. A laptop was stolen from a vehicle....

 
 By Al Stover    More News    April 3, 2014

Medical Lake Flower Shop creates special carnations for customers

As spring begins to bloom, Leslie Smith, owner of Medical Lake Flower Shop inside of Wispies Hair Salon at 112 North Jefferson St., is ready to create several carnations for the season. Prior to...

 
 By Al Stover    More News    April 3, 2014

ML Lions Club gears up for midnight run

The members of the Medical Lake Lions Club were putting together some of the finishing touches for their 36th annual “Only Fools Run at Midnight” event. The 3.5-mile race will take place, April 5, at midnight, at Medical Lake High School....

 
 By Al Stover    More News    April 3, 2014

Medical Lake Planning Commission March meeting canceled

The March 27 meeting of the Medical Lake Planning Commission was canceled due to the commission not having any business to discuss. The commission recently submitted a proposal for a Comprehensive Plan Amendment and the land-use change of a...

 
 By NEWS SERVICE    More News    April 3, 2014

Rep. Susan Fagan to host telephone town hall April 14

Ninth District state Rep. Susan Fagan, R-Pullman, invites district constituents to join her for an hour-long telephone town hall Monday, April 14, at 6:30 p.m. To participate, residents dial toll-free 1-800-278-7161. Phone lines open shortly before...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    March 27, 2014

Exotic Metals brings aerospace plant to Airway Heights

Exotic Metals Forming Co. LCC (Exotic), an aerospace company based out of Kent, Wash., announced at a March 21 press conference that it will purchase 56.6 acres of property from Spokane International...

 
 More News    March 27, 2014

Sheriff's Office warns of telephone scams in Spokane County

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is warning citizens once again about telephone scams circulating through the area. For the past several weeks, the Sheriff’s Office has received multiple complaints of individuals calling, identifying...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    March 27, 2014

Fairchild unveils new Wing Headquarters building

Fairchild Air Force Base held a ribbon cutting ceremony on March 20 to commemorate the opening of the new Wing Headquarters Building. The new building will hold the offices of the 92nd and 141st...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    More News    March 20, 2014

Cheney council updates rates and fees

Cheney’s City Council adopted a resolution at its March 11 meeting updating fees and charges for 2014 city services that provide revenue for the general fund. These charges range from business licenses to building and plumbing permits, charges for...

 
 By KELSEY LAVELLE    More News    March 20, 2014

Repair classes to benefit Cheney Junior Rodeo

Reasonable drivers know to turn into the blowout when your tire pops on the road. The next step however, changing said tire, can be a challenge few have experience completing. Puncturing a tire while driving is an inevitable circumstance of owning...

 
 More News    March 20, 2014

Draft West Plains transportation plan now available online

An updated draft of the West Plains Transportation Sub-area Plan is now available for review. A State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) determination of non-significance (DNS) was issued for the plan March 12, 2014. The city of Spokane is seeking...

 
 More News    March 20, 2014

BNSF applies for permit to demolish former Cheney depot

Cheney Planning Department officials late Tuesday afternoon, March 18, released a mitigated determination of non-significance (MDNS) document for L14-004-SE, a proposal by Hulcher Services (demolition contractor) on behalf of BNSF Railway, to...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    More News    March 20, 2014

Cheney memorial damaged

Cheney police responding to a report of third-degree malicious mischief on the 600 block of Fourth Street March 10 found vandals had dug out the brick work and attempted to remove the top row of...

 
 More News    March 20, 2014

Clean Sweep volunteers needed

The city of Cheney is looking for volunteers to assist with this year's Cheney Clean Sweep. The seventh annual day to collect litter and clean up public spaces takes place Saturday, April 26...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    More News    March 13, 2014

Water, water everywhere

Last week's big snowstorm followed by warming temperatures and rain created water problems for many cities and counties, including Cheney's Hagelin Park....

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    More News    March 13, 2014

Planning Commission meeting rescheduled for March 17

Cheney residents hoping to provide public comment on a pair of zoning issues will have to wait one more week to do so. Monday’s Planning Commission meeting, which contained two public hearings dealing with a high-density residential rezone and...

 
 More News    March 13, 2014

March 17 fair at SCC designed to help clear up health care confusion

Better Health Together along with Amerigroup, Community Health Plan of Washington and United Healthcare are holding a “Spring Enrollment and Resource Fair” at Spokane Community College in Spokane Monday, March 17, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    More News    March 13, 2014

On the hook

A tow truck removes a vehicle from the scene of a one-car, non-injury accident Monday that blocked traffic near the railroad tracks on Cheney Spangle Road....

 
 By KELSEY LAVELLE    More News    March 13, 2014

Top of the Line combines seafood with good old hamburgers

The salmon colored walls and outdated booths of the former café at 24 West First St. were minor challenges for the building's new owners. Though the integrity remains for the most part unchanged,...

 
 More News    March 13, 2014

West Plains Police News

CHENEY March 3 A cell phone was found on the 700 block of Fifth Street. A civil problem was reported on the 2200 block of Lilac Street. Identification theft was reported on the 1000 block of Betz Road. Vehicle prowling was reported on the 100 block...

 
 By KELSEY LAVELLE    More News    March 6, 2014

Flora tells EWU students sustainability is the best way to health

As founder and executive director for Sustainable Obtainable Solutions, Gloria Flora uses her 22- years of experience in the Forest Service to inform and motivate locals to move toward a more sustainable lifestyle. Flora delivered the keynote address...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    March 6, 2014

Pet owners have choices during animals' final days

For families who need funeral services for their pets there is Northwest Pet Cremation Services, in Airway Heights. James Konitzer, owner and operator of Northwest Pet Cremation Services has spent 30...

 

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