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 By AL STOVER    More News    December 18, 2014 

Commission recommends proceeding with Highway 2 planning process

At its Dec. 11 meeting, the Airway Heights Planning Commission voted unanimously to forward a resolution to City Council that approves the Highway 2 Safety and Revitalization concept and planning process. During the meeting, Development Services...

 
 By Al Stover    More News    December 18, 2014 

Suiting up

Fairchild Air Force Base firefighters don protective equipment during a hazardous materials emergency training exercise Dec. 11 at the base. Fairchild firefighters, medical technicians and...

 
 More News    December 18, 2014 

West Plains Police News

CHENEY Dec. 8 An identification card was found on the 1500 block of Washington Street. It was returned to the owner. Third-degree malicious mischief was reported on the 100 block of First Street. A fence was broken. Harassment was reported on the...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    December 11, 2014

ML conducts initial deer census

Inside City Hall, Medical Lake residents collect their clipboards, maps and binoculars. Their mission is to break up into groups and count all the deer they see on their route. Several members of the...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    More News    December 11, 2014

Weather sends motorists slipping and sliding

A somewhat unexpected period of freezing rain led to a number of accidents and motorist calls for assistance throughout Cheney late last week. Over the Dec. 4-5 time period, Cheney police responded to 16 accidents and nine calls for assistance from...

 
 More News    December 11, 2014

Training burn Saturday morning

The Cheney Fire Department will be conducting a live fire training/house burn Saturday morning, beginning at approximately 8 a.m. The structure is a vacant house located at 506 Third St. The area around the house along Third Street between C Street...

 
 More News    December 11, 2014

West Plains Police News

CHENEY Dec. 1 A motor vehicle was taken without the owner’s permission on the 100 block of College Hill. Brian K. Suominen, 18, was arrested for violation of an anti-harassment order and fourth-degree assault on the 2300 block of First Street....

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    More News    December 4, 2014

Fun served at Monterey Pub n' Grub

Things are a little different at Monterey Pub n' Grub, Cheney's newest restaurant. All it takes is a glance at the menu to figure that out. With names like "Hip Hugger," "Junkyard Dog," and "Thai One...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    December 4, 2014

Airway Heights council sets goals for future

At a special Nov. 19 meeting, the Airway Heights City Council set some goals and objectives in hope of growing the city and improving the way it communicates with its residents. The council selected eight main goals, based on feedback from residents...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    December 4, 2014

Davises continue Medical Lake Pizza Factory tradition

Although the Medical Lake Pizza Factory, located at 123 S. Broad St. changed ownership over the summer, residents might have noticed little change. Ami Davis, who owns the restaurant with her husband...

 
 More News    December 4, 2014

West Plains Police News

CHENEY Nov. 25 A smart phone was found on the 700 block of West First Street. Second-degree theft was reported on the 500 block of Short Road. Jewelry, cash and gift cards were stolen from a vehicle. Indecent liberties were reported at the Cheney...

 
 More News    December 4, 2014

Colbert man on life support following SR 904 accident

A Colbert, Wash. man was still on life support as of press time Tuesday, Dec. 2, after a rollover collision on State Route 904 on Nov. 24. According to a Washington State Patrol news release, Brandon Michael Morris, 23, was westbound on SR 904 just...

 
 By Al Stover    More News    November 27, 2014

Hammonds continue Marie's legacy

Brad Hammond and his wife UnHui reopened Marie's Tailor Shop - now called Marie's Alternations Too - on 1309 S. Lawson St. back in August. After Hammond retired from the trucking profession, his wife...

 
 By Al Stover    More News    November 27, 2014

Airway Heights reviews citizens survey

The city of Airway Heights got an idea of future goals and priorities for the next year after they reviewed the results of a citizens survey. City Manager Albert Tripp presented the results to the City Council during its Oct. 27 retreat. Tripp said t...

 
 By Paul Delaney    More News    November 27, 2014

Buri's report sends mixed messages to EWU board

David Buri, director of government relations at Eastern Washington University, brought the school’s board of trustees up to date on his work across the mountains in Olympia during the group’s Nov. 21 meeting. Buri offered his thoughts on how the...

 
 By Al Stover    More News    November 27, 2014

Airway Heights discusses Highway 2 project and possible memorial

The beautification of Highway 2 was one of the discussion topics at the Nov. 12 Airway Heights Planning Commission meeting. Planning Services Director Derrick Braaten presented a draft of the Highway 2 beautification project put together by Kirsten...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    More News    November 20, 2014

CHS alumnus dies in mountain fall

A Cheney High School graduate died last week while climbing the 10,047-foot Middle Sister mountain in Oregon’s Three Sisters Wilderness west of Bend. According to news releases from the Lane County Sheriff’s Office in Eugene, a 15-person search t...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    November 20, 2014

AH council gets one more look at budget

Budget season for Airway Heights is winding down as the City Council had its third public hearing on the 2015 preliminary budget at its Nov. 17 meeting. According to Clerk-Treasurer Richard Cook, there were a few recent adjustments to the...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    November 20, 2014

Little Saints go marching in

Several children dressed up as saints before the All Saints Mass, Nov. 2, at St. Anne’s Catholic Church. Each child gave a short presentation on the saint they were dressed as....

 
 More News    November 20, 2014

Poindexter sentenced to 20 years

In a news release from the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office, Michael Ormsby, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington announced that James G. Poindexter, 26, of Spokane, was sentenced Nov. 17, to 20 years in federal prison. Poindexter...

 
 More News    November 20, 2014

Spokane County takes over regional solid waste system

SPOKANE COUNTY — At the stroke of midnight, Nov. 17, Spokane County took over management of the regional solid waste system and ownership of the Valley and North County Transfer Stations. According to Spokane County Utilities Director Kevin Cooke,...

 
 More News    November 20, 2014

West Plains Police News

CHENEY Nov. 10 Derik A. Douthitt, 18, was arrested for third-degree theft/shoplifting on the 100 block of West First Street. Nov. 11 A 1998 white Acura was reported stolen on the 2200 block of First Street. An abandoned red Chevy Lumina was...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    November 13, 2014

Airway Heights OKs development agreement

The Airway Heights City Council approved a developer agreement with Defender Development regarding the Aspen Craig Subdivision, northeast of Craig Road and 12th Avenue, following a public hearing at its Nov. 3 meeting. According to Derrick Braaten,...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    More News    November 13, 2014

A season's worth of University of Montana games

Because of the success of the Eastern Washington football program over the past several years, for the city of Cheney, every home game weekend in fall is a Grizzly weekend. “EWU football games in the last few years are well attended when any team c...

 
 More News    November 13, 2014

Major Crimes unit establishes tip line

In a news release, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office announced that their Major Crimes Unit has established a tip line. The tip line allows citizens to provide information regarding Major Crimes investigations, 24 hours a day, seven days a week....

 

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