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Looking Back

10 Years Ago May 15, 2008 Three junior girls from Medical Lake High School were picked from a pool of many candidates to attend Evergreen Girls State and would have sponsorship by the American Legion Auxiliary. The attendees included Natale Szabo...

 

LOOKING BACK WITH THE CHENEY HISTORICAL MUSEUM

Seventy-five years ago, weatherman H.F. Raup reported that April’s cold and wet did not help Cheney’s war-time Victory Gardens. Hail fell on three days, there were 13 days of rain, and even a dust storm that slowed gardeners’ progress. Learn...

 

churches

Cheney Congregational Church We would like to have you check us out some Sunday soon. Stay for “coffee hour” and get acquainted over refreshments. We think you’ll be glad you did. Pastor David Krueger-Duncan’s second sermon in the series...

 

West Plains Briefs

Cheney book club set to discuss ‘A Man Called Ove’ The final meeting of the Friends of the Cheney library book group will be held on May 22 at 6:30 p.m. This month’s read is the book “A Man called Ove” by Redrik Backman. Discussion of the...

 

West Plains Briefs

CHENEY April 30 A credit card was found on the 200 block of Fourth Street. A rape was reported on the 200 block of South Cheney-Spangle Road. Incident allegedly occurred in December 2017. Possible harassment/neighborhood dispute was reported on the...

 

Add gardening space with elevated gardens

Elevate your gardens to waist high level for convenience and easy access. Elevated gardens are easy on your back and knees and are perfect for the patio, balcony, deck or any area where a bit of...

 

Looking Back

10 Years Ago May 8, 2008 Dozens of families and children turned out for the annual “Fishing Kids” event at Clear Lake, an activity that was run by volunteers with the state Department of Fish and Wildlife. The National Endowment of Humanities...

 

Churches

Emmanuel Lutheran Church Emmanuel Lutheran Church invites you to worship with us this Sunday. Coffee hour follows the service. Christian education for grade school through adults begins at 9 a.m. You may watch our pastor’s sermons on YouTube at...

 

West Plains Briefs

Feed Medical Lake May 14 Feed Medical Lake is serving Cuban chicken, buttered noodles, cucumber salad and orange Jell-O on Monday, May 14. Grocery distribution begins at 4:15 p.m. with cafeteria-style supper at 5 p.m., all at 223 S. Hallett St....

 

What's Happening On The West Plains

Cheney • May 11-12, Mayfest, downtown Cheney, various activities and times • May 12, Cheney Wetland Trail Run, Cheney/Spangle Centennial trial head, 10 a.m., $15 or $25 with a shirt. • May 12, Friends of the Cheney Library Book Sale, community... Full story

 

LOOKING BACK WITH THE CHENEY HISTORICAL MUSEUM

To stop a run on the bank during the financial panic of 1893, board members Ed Jordan pledged $5,000, Joe Alling pledged $8,000, and Johnny Williams pledged another $5,000. Williams was the only one to follow through, he became angry and quit the...

 

Winning flowers for Mother's Day

Give mom a gift that provides beauty all season long with minimal care. A basket, container or garden bed filled with these award-winning annuals is sure to generate a smile and enjoyment all summer...

 

Looking Back

10 Years Ago May 1, 2008 The first week of fishing season took place at West Medical Lake, drawing early morning anglers. State Department of Fish and Wildlife reported slightly lower catch rates for...

 

Churches

Cheney Community Church Today, May 3, is the National Day of Prayer. #PRAY4UNITY. Cheney Community Church is hosting a prayer gathering at 6:30 p.m. at the church, 1307 Third St. The community is welcome and encouraged to attend. The National Day of...

 

EWU/Cheney SCOPE will be at Mayfest in Cheney

EWU/Cheney SCOPE (Sheriff’s Community Oriented Policing Effort) booth will be at Mayfest downtown on Saturday, May 12. Buy your raffle tickets for a child’s new Huffy bicycle. Tickets are $1 each and will be used to benefit our bike rodeo,...

 

The final chances to see StageWest's 'Seeds of Change'

The last three performances for "Seeds of Change" by Craig Rickett and produced by StageWest Community Theatre are this weekend. Friday night's performance is at 7 p.m. and Sunday's matinee is at 3...

 

LOOKING BACK WITH THE CHENEY HISTORICAL MUSEUM

On this day 125 years ago in 1893, a stock market crash set off a financial panic and recession that impacted this area with falling wheat prices and stalled economic growth. The recession lasted for three years. Learn more about our area’s...

 

StageWest 'Seeds of Change' runs this weekend

StageWest's production of "Seeds of Change" by Craig Rickett wrapped up a successful opening weekend, and continues through May 6. Performances this weekend are Friday, April 27, at 7 p.m., Saturday...

 

Looking Back

10 Years Ago April 24, 2008 A nomination was made to place the building at 113 F St. on the registry of historical places under a special valuation. Constructed in 1925, the structure was then known...

 

Churches

Cheney Congregational Church Everyone is invited to be with us for an hour Sunday mornings. We are a community of seekers and we welcome people in all stages of spiritual journey and all diversities of life value. Pastor Rev. David Krueger-Duncan...

 

LOOKING BACK WITH THE CHENEY HISTORICAL MUSEUM

One hundred years ago in 1918, a special Red Cross Day was organized in Cheney. Seventeen automobiles each carrying two residents and two costumed Normal School Red Cross girls canvassed the countryside around Cheney netting $1,400 for the war...

 

West Plains Briefs

Results from AH Diaper Drive After two days of collecting, the Airway Heights Diaper Drive received 5,040 diapers, nearly 10,000 baby wipes and 13 containers of diaper cream. The third day was canceled due to rain. Distribution will take place at...

 

Church of the Nazarene celebrates 100 years

Cheney Church of the Nazarene is kicking off a months-long celebration of the 100th anniversary of its founding with a special service this Sunday, April 29. The service begins at 10:30, and includes...

 

Shade gardening beyond hostas

A shady spot provides welcome relief from the summer heat; but it can make growing a beautiful garden a bit more challenging. Take heart, your landscape may receive more sunlight than you suspect and...

 

Looking Back

10 Years Ago April 17, 2008 At the Cheney City Council meeting, council approved a resolution rejecting a bid to replace well No. 6. Janeen Van Slyk of Medical Lake Dollars for Scholars received a donation from members of the Blue Waters Bluegrass...

 

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