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 By Paul Delaney    Neighborhood    June 25, 2015 

Cheney Museum has many stories to tell

The Cheney Historical Museum's website's "Welcome" message speaks to it having "the best qualities of small-town America; a friendly, informal place where you are encouraged to look, linger, have a conversation, ask questions." Even the briefest...

 
 By Al Stover    Neighborhood    June 25, 2015 

Irish dance classes coming to Airway Heights

West Plains residents who have wanted to learn Irish dance moves will get their chance. The Airway Heights Parks and Recreation Department is offering a free Irish dance class at the community center every Thursday, from July 9 to Aug. 13, from 7-8...

 
 By Luella Dow    Neighborhood    June 25, 2015 

The self-made treat for a lonely child

By LUELLA DOW Contributor “Luella, get that cat out of the house. I told you three times!” That was Mrs. Borgrim, my mother’s friend making my ears ring. She was keeping our home organized while my parents were at a meeting in another town. I...

 
 Neighborhood    June 25, 2015 

StageWest Green Gables auditions begin Friday

StageWest Community Theatre is holding open auditions for their upcoming production of “Anne of Green Gables,” adapted by Peter DeLaurier from the novel by L.M. Montgomery and directed by Kay Byron-Pacheco. The casting calls for five girls ages...

 
 Neighborhood    June 25, 2015 

Churches

Emmanuel Lutheran Church The congregation of Emmanuel Lutheran Church invites you to worship with us at 10:30 a.m. this Sunday, June 28. You may also watch our pastor’s sermons on our website www.emmanuelcheney.org or on YouTube at Emmanuel...

 
 Neighborhood    June 25, 2015 

Looking Back

10 Years Ago June 23, 2005 With financial problems stemming from as far back as the 2001 recession, plus the effects of initiatives 695 and 747, the city of Cheney was exploring a variety of ways to deal with pending shortfalls in revenue, hoping to...

 
 Neighborhood    June 18, 2015

Churches

Cheney Community Church July is just around the corner, and we are gearing up for Vacation Bible School at Cheney Community Church. “Creation Adventure” is the theme and the dates are Monday, July 6 through Friday, July 10, 9 a.m. — noon. Ages...

 
 Neighborhood    June 18, 2015

Looking Back

10 Years Ago June 16, 2005 Eastern Washington University’s outgoing president, Dr. Stephen Jordan, made his final appearance at graduation ceremonies at the school, watching as a school-record 2,722 students received their diplomas. The Medical Lak...

 
 Neighborhood    June 18, 2015

LOOKING BACK WITH THE CHENEY HISTORICAL MUSEUM

Twenty-five years ago on June 19, 1990, a fire gutted the old, vacant, Congregational Church on Fourth at F Street. The fire was believed to have been started by a 10-year-old boy and his friends who had been seen playing with fire in the area that...

 
 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    June 11, 2015

Felix, the dog who does it right

I was walking about 20 minutes from my home on an early summer day. I could see the pond and the new goslings learning to swim behind their mothers. A car was edging close behind me. I didn’t look back. The neighbors on this country road always...

 
 Neighborhood    June 11, 2015

Churches

Cheney United Church of Christ All are welcome to participate in our worship and church activities. To make it more convenient for parents of wee ones, the nursery and changing table have been moved into the Sunrise room, which is the nearest...

 
 Neighborhood    June 11, 2015

Looking Back

10 Years Ago June 9, 2005 Heavy traffic along State Route 902 through Medical Lake could be minimized under a new proposed Urban Growth Area boundary. The Rainbow Cove and Resort of Medical Lake was recently sold and will be renamed Dan’s Landing....

 
 Neighborhood    June 11, 2015

LOOKING BACK WITH THE CHENEY HISTORICAL MUSEUM

One hundred years ago in 1915, the first graduating class of Amber High School consisted of four young women: Franc Mason (Miller), Josie Graves (Marsh), Grace Louthan (Humbert and Ella Dickson (Falk). Learn more about our area’s history at...

 
 Neighborhood    June 11, 2015

Ask Celeste

Dear Celeste, I’m hoping to go on a week-long vacation next summer to Hawaii, but can’t afford it completely on my salary, and I don’t have much time to dedicate to a second job. What are some ways to raise the money to go on a dream trip?...

 
 Neighborhood    June 11, 2015

StageWest concludes another successful season

StageWest Community Theatre, Inc. ended its 2014-2015 season with the last performance of “Bedside Manners” by Derek Benfield. Even though the performances were shortened by one weekend, and opening weekend was Memorial Day, Nancy Kuonen, StageWe...

 
 Neighborhood    June 4, 2015

Ask Celeste

Dear Celeste, I finished high school many years ago and went straight into the work force. I’m considering a career in baking. What should I do to begin this journey? Signed, Allison S. Dear Allison, No matter when you finished high school, it’s...

 
 Neighborhood    June 4, 2015

Looking Back

10 Years Ago June 2, 2005 The Eastern Washington University Board of Trustees approved the process to begin the search for a replacement to outgoing president Dr. Stephen Jordan, who accepted a new position at Metropolitan State College in Denver. Th...

 
 Neighborhood    June 4, 2015

LOOKING BACK WITH THE CHENEY HISTORICAL MUSEUM

One hundred years ago in 1915, the Herculean Pillars at the south entrance of the State Normal School were erected from granite from the old Cheney Normal School building. The project was sponsored by the school alumni association. Learn more about...

 
 Neighborhood    May 28, 2015

Successful 'Beside Manners'

StageWest Community Theatre's production of "Bedside Manners," by Derek Benfield, had a surprisingly successful first weekend despite it coinciding with three-day Memorial Day holiday weekend. "There...

 
 Neighborhood    May 28, 2015

Churches

Cheney United Church of Christ La-la-la! Tune up your voices to join in our Gospel Sing-a-long and sing those tuneful golden oldies we never want to forget. The ‘Fifth Sunday’ festivities will start after the worship service with a taco bar...

 
 Neighborhood    May 28, 2015

Local treasures

Cheney's Shining Star Inclusive Theater staged two performances of the play "Treasure Island" Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17 on the Cheney Middle School stage. Lavertta Lawrence, Cheney Parks...

 
 Neighborhood    May 28, 2015

Looking Back

10 Years Ago May 26, 2005 A $12.7 million bond issue that would have funded construction of a new elementary school, plus remodeling of the middle school in Medical Lake, failed to reach the 60 percent super majority necessary for passage. The...

 
 Neighborhood    May 28, 2015

LOOKING BACK WITH THE CHENEY HISTORICAL MUSEUM

One hundred years ago on May 27, 1915, the new State Normal School administration building was dedicated. In 1940, the building was renamed Showalter Hall in honor of former college president, Noah D. Showalter. Learn more about our area’s history...

 
 Neighborhood    May 28, 2015

Water resources focus of talk

Thursday, May 28, at 7 p.m. in Room 122, Phase 1 auditorium on Eastern Washington University’s Spokane campus, Dr. Rutgerd Boelens will present, “Indigenous Water Rights and Cultural Politics: Struggles Against Inequality, Misrecognition and...

 
 Neighborhood    May 28, 2015

From the archives: 1975

File photo The city of Cheney logo was designed by Doug Graef of the Parks Department in May 1975....

 

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