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 By JOHN McCALLUM    More News    September 25, 2014 

Zombie Games stresses safety

While lifelong Cheney resident Dusty Rumsey's job at Airway Heights Corrections Center keeps him pretty busy, it's likely he'd rather spend his hours asking some people whether they wanted to "live or...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    September 25, 2014 

Alyssa Nilles follows dream to become a veterinarian

Alyssa Nilles has spent the last week at the Medical Lake Veterinary Clinic getting herself familiar with the office and duties assigned to her. For Nilles, who is the clinic's newest technician,...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    More News    September 25, 2014 

Small fire near Eagle Point

Cheney firefighters mop up after a small fire burned grassland and debris near the Eagle Point Apartment Community last Thursday. No cause for the fire has been established....

 
 More News    September 25, 2014 

West Plains Police News

CHENEY Sept. 15 Ronald L. Ricci, 46, was arrested on the 2200 block of First Street on a warrant for third-degree driving while license suspended/revoked (DWLS). Also arrested was Rick L. Schattler, 48, for third degree DWLS. Robin M. Taylor, 22,...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    More News    September 18, 2014

Preservation Commission OKs Alpha Phi house upgrades

At their Sept. 10 meeting, Cheney's Historic Preservation Commissioned approved some proposed upgrades to the Dave and Bessie Lowe House, located at 306 F. St. The house, which has been listed on the...

 
 More News    September 18, 2014

Severe respiratory illness case under investigation in Spokane County

SPOKANE — With several severe respiratory illnesses in Washington state under investigation for enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), Spokane Regional Health District (SRHD) officials confirmed in a Sept. 12 news release that they are working with local...

 
 More News    September 18, 2014

'Myths about the Catholic Church' subject of Sept. 18 talk

St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 460 N. Sixth St., would like to invite the public to an evening with Fr. Darrin Connall, Rector of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes. Fr. Connall will be giving a presentation on the “Myths about the Catholic...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    September 18, 2014

Ringing the bell in remembrance

Captain Shawn Welch of the Fairchild Air Force Base Fire Department rings the bell three times during the 9/11 remembrance ceremony at the base....

 
 By CHRIS THOMAS    More News    September 18, 2014

Report: Health outreach to Washington parents pays off

OLYMPIA — States such as Washington that have expanded their Medicaid programs with federal funding are making far more progress in covering lower-income parents than are states that have rejected Medicaid expansion, according to a new Urban...

 
 More News    September 18, 2014

We'd like to thank...

West Plains Chamber of Commerce president Denise Vickerman reads the list of sponsors that helped make last Friday's chamber golf tournament a success. Thirty-six teams from area businesses competed...

 
 More News    September 18, 2014

West Plains Police News

CHENEY Sept 8 Robert R. Atkinson, 59, was arrested at the Cheney Municipal Court on a warrant for failure to appear on a fourth degree assault/domestic violence charge. Sept 10 Domestic violence/verbal dispute was reported on the zero hundred block...

 
 More News    September 18, 2014

Spokane County Sherriff's Office offers Citizens Academy

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office and Spokane Valley Police Department are inviting residents to participate in their Citizen’s Academy, which begins Oct. 6. According to a news release, residents will have a chance to learn from patrol...

 
 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...

 

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