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 By PAUL DELANEY    More News    March 19, 2015 

EWU Surplus Store set to reopen on campus April 3

There are changes ahead for the Eastern Washington University Surplus Store. First, the facility will be finally making a long-anticipated move from its current location in downtown Cheney on 120 G...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    March 19, 2015 

Fresh Design Gallery opens in Medical Lake

A person who walks into Fresh Design Gallery and Vintage Rental, 116 N. Lefevre St., where Greene Management used to be in Medical Lake, will smell flowers and candy, displayed inside of a glass from...

 
 More News    March 19, 2015 

STA tax measure open house March 24

The public is invited to an open house Tuesday, March 24, to learn more about Spokane Transit Authority’s Proposition 1 to appear on the April 28 ballot. The open house takes place at Spokane International Airport’s Irv Reed Center, just west of...

 
 More News    March 19, 2015 

West Plains Police News

CHENEY March 9 Illegal dumping was reported on the 1200 block of First Street. March 10 Failure to yield to a public vehicle was reported at Fish Lake. Third-degree theft was reported on the 2700 block of First Street. Alcohol was shoplifted and...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    More News    March 12, 2015

3 Green Thumbs just wants to help

When it came to opening a medical marijuana dispensary, the owners of Cheney's 3 Green Thumbs had two goals in mind - to relieve the pain of individuals suffering from various maladies, and to do...

 
 More News    March 12, 2015

Prescribed fire at Turnbull Wildlife Refuge

This spring the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge may conduct prescribed burns. Depending on weather conditions, burning could occur sometime between March and mid-May. Prescribed burning activities should have...

 
 More News    March 12, 2015

Voters asked to renew juvenile justice, jail tax on April ballot

SPOKANE COUNTY – Tuesday afternoon, March 10, the Spokane County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution that will ask voters to renew the current one-tenth of 1 percent sales and use tax for juvenile justice and jails on the April 28 Special...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    March 12, 2015

Airway Heights to hold K9 dog walk/run in April

Airway Heights residents who love to run 5Ks but always wanted to bring their canine companion will get a chance to later this spring. The Airway Heights Parks and Recreation Department is bringing back its 5K9 Fun Run and Walk event April 18 at 9...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    More News    March 12, 2015

Cheney commission recommends Marijuana Overlay Zone

The Cheney Planning Commission is unanimously recommending adoption of an ordinance creating Marijuana Overlay Zone in the northeast portion of the city. The recommendation, made after a public hearing at the commission’s March 9 meeting, will...

 
 More News    March 12, 2015

Spokane County's Target Zero to conduct DUI patrols

SPOKANE COUNTY – Law enforcement will be conducting DUI patrols in Spokane County during this upcoming St. Patrick’s Day weekend. The Target Zero troopers, deputies and officers will be looking for alcohol-and drug-impaired drivers in Spokane Co...

 
 More News    March 12, 2015

Did You Know?

Over half the ballots returned in the Feb. 25 special election were returned between Jan. 30 and Election Day. Also, 175 more individuals voted on the Cheney School District Proposition 2 ($44.88...

 
 More News    March 5, 2015

Ice Age Floods lecture and hike coming March 12 and 14

The Cheney-Spokane Chapter of the Ice Age Flood Institute is planning a pair of events for March. The first is a free lecture by scientist Michael McCollum, “The Incredible Shrinking Glacial Lake: A nonfiction account of the rise and downfall of...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    March 5, 2015

Holly Petraeus visits Fairchild to provide financial education

In an effort to educate military personnel, veterans and their families on financial options, Fairchild Air Force Base held a town hall meeting Feb. 24 during "Military Saves Week." Holly Petraeus,...

 
 More News    March 5, 2015

West Plains Police News

CHENEY Feb. 23 A juvenile was reported missing on the 500 block of Washington Street. The juvenile later returned home. A juvenile was reported missing on the 100 block of Greenbriar Lane. The juvenile later returned home. Feb. 24 Fourth-degree...

 
 More News    March 5, 2015

WSP to host Kiwanis youth law enforcement career camp

OLYMPIA — Washington State high school juniors and seniors with an interest in law enforcement as a career will have an opportunity to spend a week this summer learning about the roles and job opportunities within law enforcement. Applications are...

 
 More News    February 26, 2015

Cannonballs away!

Veronica Messing and her son Chase (center) attempt to launch miniature cannonballs at the pirate ship. The Messings were one of several families who attended the Airway Heights Parks and Recreation...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    More News    February 26, 2015

At Cheney Les Schwab, it's Sparky and just Sparky

Walk into Cheney's Les Schwab store and ask for Ferrel Kaminski, and you'll likely get some blank stares from the staff. Walk in and ask for Sparky, and you'll eventually come face to face with a...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    February 26, 2015

Airway Heights City Council approves public defender contracts

The Airway Heights City Council breezed through a quick agenda at its Feb. 17 meeting. The council approved a contract with Joshua Maurer, of Maurer Law, to provide public defender services for $4,000 a month. They also approved a conflict public...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    February 26, 2015

ML Deer Committee prepares for March 28 seminar

At its Feb. 11 meeting, the Medical Lake Citizens Deer Advisory Committee worked out some of the details of their education and public outreach efforts. The committee set March 28 as the tentative date for its education seminar at City Hall. Candace...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    February 26, 2015

Vintage Medical Lake banknote to be auctioned in South Carolina

A small piece of Medical Lake history is going to be sold on the other side of the country. Manifest Auctions, a company based out of Greenville S.C., will be auctioning off a $20 banknote, on Feb....

 
 More News    February 26, 2015

West Plains Police News

CHENEY Feb. 16 A missing person was reported on 100 block of I Street. The individual was later found. Feb. 18 The Cheney Police Department assisted the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office on Curtis Road on a one-car, minor injury rollover accident....

 
 More News    February 26, 2015

Sudden turn injures two in Cheney

Two people were injured last Tuesday evening in a two-car collision on the 2600 block of First Street in Cheney. The collision took place around 7:30 p.m. when a vehicle northbound on First Street entered the center lane to make a left turn into the...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    February 19, 2015

James named ML Senior Citizen Volunteer of the Year

Peg James has never sought recognition for the time she put in at the Medical Lake food bank over the years but that did not stop the spotlight from being shined on her. James, food bank director,...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    More News    February 19, 2015

Sunday morning accident knocks out power to North Cheney

About 500 Cheney Light customers in the north end of the city were without power for part of Sunday after a vehicle struck a main switch cabinet on the southwest side of North Sixth Street in front of the Cheney School District transportation yard....

 
 More News    February 19, 2015

AARP Free Taxaide offering tax assistance in Cheney until April 11

The AARP Free Taxaide service is once again open at the Cheney Library. Over 10 volunteers have been IRS-certified to assist taxpayers with their taxes including the Affordable Care Act. The tax site will be open Friday and select Saturdays until...

 

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