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 By PAUL DELANEY    More News    April 17, 2014 

Washington's Science Olympiad puts students' ideas to the test

A little over 50 years ago the Ideal Toy Company introduced a board game called Mouse Trap. And while the hundreds of students who gathered at Eastern Washington University last Saturday for the 2014...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    More News    April 17, 2014 

Cheney Planning Commission to review parks plan

Cheney’s Planning Commission got a preview at their April 14 meeting of what’s in store for them over the next several months. Having just completed an accelerated yet extensive review of the city’s municipal code Chapter 21 – Zoning, the...

 
 More News    April 17, 2014 

Farm Service Agency allocates funds for minorities and women

SPOKANE – The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency has a portion of its farm loan program funds specifically allocated for minority and women producers. Loan funds can be used to purchase farms, livestock and equipment. They may also...

 
 More News    April 17, 2014 

Prescribed fires through May at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Tuesday, April 8, that Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge will be conducting prescribed burns this spring. Depending on weather conditions, burning should occur sometime between April and May. Prescribed...

 
 More News    April 17, 2014 

First half property taxes are due in to Spokane Country Treasurer's office by April 30

The Spokane County Treasurer’s Office is reminding taxpayers that the first half of their 2014 property taxes are due on April 30. Washington state law requires payments mailed to the Treasurer’s Office through the U.S. Postal Service to be...

 
 By AL STOVER    More News    April 17, 2014 

Airway Heights to celebrate Arbor Day with tree planting

Airway Heights will celebrate Arbor Day on April 26, and one of the main activities will be the planting of 50 new coniferous trees at Aspen Grove Park, West Eighth Avenue. The city is inviting the public to participate in the final phase of the...

 
 More News    April 17, 2014 

The Verve is back

The Verve owner Rhonda Phillips cuts the ribbon last Thursday to signify the grand re-opening of the shop's new location in Medical Lake at 111 N. Lefevre St....

 
 More News    April 17, 2014 

Still time to reduce those library fines with food

Spokane County Library District is celebrating National Library Week, April 13 – 19 with the second annual Food for Fines, a community food drive for the Second Harvest Food Bank.   Food for Fines works like this: for each donation of a...

 
 More News    April 17, 2014 

Cheney book club meets April 22

“The Newlyweds” by Neil Freudenberger is the April selection of the Book Discussion Group of the Friends of the Cheney Community Library. The group meets Tuesday, April 22 at 7 p.m. at the library. All are welcome to attend. The novel tells the...

 
 More News    April 17, 2014 

West Plains Police News

CHENEY April 7 A blue scooter was found on the zero hundred block of Sixth Street. Third-degree theft was reported on the 1000 block of Betz Road. A bicycle was taken. An I-pad was found outside and brought to the police department then returned to...

 
 More News    April 17, 2014 

Ribbon cutting ceremony for the Sheriff's Crime Prevention Office at Spokane Valley Mall

The grand re-opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for the Sheriff’s Crime Prevention Office will be held Wednesday, April 30, from 4-6 p.m., at the Spokane Valley Mall. The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office, Spokane Valley Police Department and...

 
 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...

 

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