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 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    July 24, 2014 

Varied experiences helped shape Roger Hagenbuch

Roger Hagenbuch grew up on a dairy farm in New Jersey. He said, "I was the fourth of nine children." A family in the dairy business needs a lot of helpers to carry the milking equipment, feed the...

 
 Neighborhood    July 24, 2014 

Washington agriculture organizations offer learning experience to the public

Tilth Producers of Washington and Washington State University’s Small Farms Program is inviting the public to tour Spokane Family Farm as part of their 2014 Farm Walk Educational Series. Spokane Family Farm is located at 21715 W. Coulee Hite Road...

 
 Neighborhood    July 24, 2014 

Churches

Emmanuel Lutheran Church This Sunday, July 27, Emmanuel Lutheran Church will celebrate the seventh Sunday after Pentecost during the 10:30 a.m. worship service. Adult education begins at 9 a.m. All are welcome and visitors are expected. You can also...

 
 Neighborhood    July 24, 2014 

Looking Back

10 Years Ago July 29, 2004 Dry conditions and a passing freight train were contributing factors in a small wildfire fire just outside northeast Cheney. The Spokane Transit Authority was in the process of re-examining how it serves the West Plains...

 
 Neighborhood    July 24, 2014 

Calling all classes

Saturday, July 19, the Cheney High School Alumni Association sponsored the annual All-Class Reunion Picnic at Salnave Park. More than 300 alumni and friends from classes as far back as the 1930s...

 
 By Luella Dow    Neighborhood    July 17, 2014

Benjamin Franklin did more than researching electricity, signing Decelaration of Independence

My stingy dictionary tells me Benjamin Franklin was an American statesman and an inventor. And then it stopped. Surely there was much more to tell about him, much more than a few words. Joe Wurzelbacker is known as Joe for America.com and Joe the Plu...

 
 Neighborhood    July 17, 2014

What's Happening on the West Plains

City of Cheney • Current through Sept. 23, Cheney Farmers Market, City Hall parking lot, Tuesdays 2 – 7 p.m. • July 18, Mobius Science Spectacular, community library, 10:30 a.m. • July 18, Baby Play and Learn Storytime (ages 0 – 18 mo...

 
 Neighborhood    July 17, 2014

Churches

Emmanuel Lutheran Church The congregation of Emmanuel Lutheran Church invite you to worship with us this Sunday, July 20, at Sutton Park’s gazebo at 10:30 a.m. as we celebrate the sixth Sunday after Pentecost. Bring your family, friends,...

 
 Neighborhood    July 17, 2014

Looking Back

10 Years Ago July 22, 2004 A 22-year-old Cheney woman reported she was raped in her residence by an unknown assailant armed with a pistol. The woman had no recollection of the incident as she lost consciousness during the assault. Dino Rossi made a...

 
 Neighborhood    July 17, 2014

Sara Jean Tyson (Sally)

Sally was born March 5, 1944, in Milwaukee, Wisc. to James and Marian Tyson. The oldest of three children, Sally had two younger brothers: Robert Tyson and James Tyson. While originally from Wisconsin...

 
 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    July 10, 2014

Mocsulski brothers built a relationship with Mitchell's Harvest Foods customers

Once upon a time, about 35 years ago, Mitchell’s Harvest Foods in Cheney was a little grocery store owned by the Ribas brothers. About that time, two brothers, Mitchell and Ron Moczulski, were on...

 
 Neighborhood    July 10, 2014

Looking Back

10 Years Ago July 15, 2004 An increase in property taxes was the Cheney City Council’s answer to counter tax slashing Initiative 864. When that measure failed to get on the ballot the council decided to rescind the tax increase. A variety of park...

 
 By Dr. E. KIRESTEN PETERS    Neighborhood    July 10, 2014

An ancient American woman buried by the sea

I need to get a cap on my front tooth redone — it has a significant chip in it. Luckily I live at a time in which dentists are in every city and town, plying their trade in ways that can help us each day. A young woman who scientists are calling...

 
 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    July 3, 2014

Friendship is paramount for June Labish

I was the "new kid on the block" in a group of rural women who called themselves Merry Makers when I first met June Labish. Some of the women stared at me. Others ignored me. June smiled and made me...

 
 Neighborhood    July 3, 2014

Churches

Cheney Community Church “Christmas in July” is the theme for Vacation Bible School which begins at Cheney Community Church Monday, July 7 and runs through July 11. VBS meets 9 a.m. - noon each day. Pre-registration is open now by calling the...

 
 Neighborhood    July 3, 2014

Looking Back

10 Years Ago July 8, 2004 Cheney’s population was quickly coming close to the milestone 10,000 mark as current census numbers showed 9,855 residents in the city. In an effort to provide necessary funding, Medical Lake City Administrator Curt...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Neighborhood    June 26, 2014

Cheney Faith Center opens new building

When the Cheney Faith Center submitted their plans for upgrades to their facility, they only intended adding 4,278 square feet, 3,278 square feet of which would be a new sanctuary. Those plans...

 
 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    June 26, 2014

Cheney Community Church Vacation Bible School has big plans

Tara Ryan is the coordinator for Vacation Bible School at Cheney Community Church. The theme this year is "Christmas in July." It's not what you think. You won't need to run to the store. VBS begins a...

 
 Neighborhood    June 26, 2014

Churches

Cheney United Church of Christ  Visitors and guests this summer will find a warm welcome at Cheney UCC. Join us any Sunday at 10 a.m. for regular services. Nursery care for infants and toddlers is provided from 9:45 - 11:15 a.m. Sunday School...

 
 Neighborhood    June 26, 2014

Looking Back

10 Years Ago July 1, 2004 The city of Cheney received a $72,300 grant to begin the study of installation of a fiber optics system that would, among other things, allow automated water meter reading. The Medical Lake School Board approved a budget...

 
 Neighborhood    June 26, 2014

Looking back with the Cheney Historical Museum

One hundred years ago on June 27, 1914, senator and former Normal School principal, William J. Sutton laid the cornerstone for the new Normal School building. The building was later renamed Showalter Hall. Learn more about our area’s history at...

 
 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    June 19, 2014

Johnny Palmer plays with passion

Here is Johnny Palmer, a boy who likes to set a goal and reach it. He knows the satisfaction of working hard for something worth having. At 9 years old, Johnny Palmer, son of John and Natascha...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Neighborhood    June 19, 2014

Cheney's Scott Tobin named Special Olympics Athlete of the Year

Cheney's Scott Tobin has been the recipient of numerous honors over the years, but the latest might be the most special. Tobin has been named the Special Olympics Washington 2014 Athlete of the Year,...

 
 By AL STOVER    Neighborhood    June 19, 2014

Adams continues family tradition of service to Airway Heights

As a child, Alex Adams spent several hours helping his grandmother Francine Osborne at the Airway Heights food bank. Fast forward several years later and he is sitting in the City Council chambers, giving a presentation on the upcoming Parks and...

 

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