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 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    October 16, 2014 

All are invited to Tyler Grange's annual Harvest Dinner

There’s an old saying that a person sometimes hums, “mm-mm, good,” when they walk into a room where something is cooking. If you’re thinking of food, you’re right on target. The folks at Tyler Grange are preparing for their annual Harvest...

 
 By Dr. SCOTT BORGHOLTHAUS    Neighborhood    October 16, 2014 

Optometrists gain more knowledge of glaucoma

Our understanding of glaucoma has increased dramatically over the years. Originally it was discovered as a very high pressure in the eye; that occurred with severe pain inside the eye, and redness on the surface. This led to blindness, unless the...

 
 Neighborhood    October 16, 2014 

Looking Back

10 Years Ago Oct. 21, 2004 For the second time in two weeks, vandalism hit the city of Medical Lake as someone set fire to the skate park scorching a ramp in Pioneer Park. Three years after five Cheney residents were killed in a head-on collision on...

 
 Neighborhood    October 16, 2014 

Looking back with the Cheney Historical Museum

Here’s a bit of history trivia for you. In 1869 a hotel in Boston was the first in the U.S. to install indoor plumbing for its guests. Learn more about our area’s history at www.cheneymuseum.org....

 
 Neighborhood    October 16, 2014 

From the archives: 1974

Offense No. Name 91 Randy Cameron 75 Doug Prince 67 Maynard Villers 50 Terry Beckwith 84 Scott Daugharty 74 Larry Horton 46 Bruce Mathews 12 Kelly Williams 44 Paul Harris 20 Tim Spear 40 Mark Pierce Defense No. Name 85 Mark McNeal 82 Brent Grothe 33...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Neighborhood    October 16, 2014 

Hand stands for the Blackhawks

Participants in the Cheney High School cheerleaders annual Little Cheer camp perform during halftime of last week's Blackhawks-Moscow football game....

 
 By MARGIE LINDNER    Neighborhood    October 9, 2014

A tribute to Cheney's Mary Anderson

There is a sweet lady who has been part of our congregation at Cheney's United Methodist Church since 1970, but now she's moved on to another beautiful place. No, not heaven but close, according to...

 
 Neighborhood    October 9, 2014

Eucharist series begins at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church

For five consecutive Thursdays beginning Oct. 16, St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church will present a series on the Eucharist by the Rev. Robert Barron at 6:30 p.m. The presentation consists of a video in which Barron offers inspiring insights into the...

 
 Neighborhood    October 9, 2014

Churches

Emmanuel Lutheran Church The congregation of Emmanuel Lutheran Church invites you to worship with us this Sunday, Oct. 12, at 10:30 a.m. as we celebrate the 18th Sunday after Pentecost. Christian education for grade school through adult begins at 9 a...

 
 Neighborhood    October 9, 2014

Looking Back

10 Years Ago Oct. 14, 2004 A 14-year-old Medical Lake High School student was arrested for bringing a 9mm handgun to school. Residents reported the new Fox Ridge housing development in Medical Lake wa...

 
 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    October 2, 2014

Cleaning spree uncovers calendar with historic pictures

It's about time you cleaned out that closet. Look what we found: a calendar with pages of Cheney pictures in the early days. This display, from 1889 to 1989, celebrated Washington State Centennial wit...

 
 Neighborhood    October 2, 2014

Looking Back

10 Years Ago Oct. 7, 2004 Officials at Eastern Washington University and the city of Cheney were putting their heads together to draft a plan about how to manage the biggest influx of people on a...

 
 Neighborhood    October 2, 2014

Churches

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. All are welcome. A welcoming haven, nourishing all God’s people in body, mind and spirit. The 17th Sunday after Pentecost. Holy Communion at 11 a.m. Rev. Christine Soule will preach and preside. The annual...

 
 Neighborhood    October 2, 2014

Jerry Neal Hudson Jr.

Jerry left this life unexpectedly at 66 years of age on Tuesday Sept. 23, 2014 while working in his yard in Everett, Wash. He had plans to drive Route 66 before he turned 67 and his family hopes that... Full story

 
 By LYNETTE HAGEL AND KAMERRA FOSTER    Neighborhood    September 25, 2014

Celebrating a century of life - Robert Marx

"1914: World War I begins, and the Panama Canal is officially opened after 10 years of construction. The world's first red and green traffic lights are installed in Cleveland, Ohio and the first...

 
 By BONNIE HAINES    Neighborhood    September 25, 2014

Cabbages reader offers reflection on Ben Franklin

By LUELLA DOW Contributor Sometimes a writer reaches out to give others a glimpse of pleasant times now gone. Cheney resident Bonnie Haines has written "Ode To Ben Franklin Store," a remembrance of Bi...

 
 Neighborhood    September 25, 2014

Looking Back

10 Years Ago Sept. 30, 2004 Vandals slashed the tires of 16 Medical Lake police cars, leaving the city without a workable patrol vehicle. Eastern Washington University announced the introduction of a...

 
 Neighborhood    September 25, 2014

Churches

Emmanuel Lutheran Church Emmanuel Lutheran Church invites you to worship with us at 10:30 a.m. this Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 as we celebrate the 16th Sunday after Pentecost. Christian education for grade school through adults begins at 9 a.m. You may...

 
 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    September 18, 2014

Beeman shows passion to help keep Cheney running

As we go about our days we often do not think of those who work beside us keeping the city of Cheney running smoothly, repairing, renewing and carefully fulfilling administrative duties. Meet Susan...

 
 Neighborhood    September 18, 2014

Opening night dedicated to loyal patron, Mary Jane Booth

StageWest proudly presents “Daddy’s Dyin’ Who’s Got The Will?” by Del Shore and directed by Patty Steen. Presented through special arrangement with Samuel French Inc. This play is about a family coming together after many years due to the...

 
 Neighborhood    September 18, 2014

Churches

Emmanuel Lutheran Church All are welcome this Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 to worship with us at Emmanuel Lutheran Church at 10:30 a.m. Christian education for grade school through adult meets at 9 a.m. Fellowship follows the worship service. You may also...

 
 Neighborhood    September 18, 2014

Looking Back

10 Years Ago Sept. 23, 2004 Eastern Washington University classified staff agreed to a new contract that would increase their wages 3.2 percent in the first year and 1.6 percent in the second. The Medical Lake Planning Commission was considering a...

 
 Neighborhood    September 18, 2014

From the archives: 1964

Construction progressed on the new Cecil Dryden Hall at Eastern Washington State College. Named after an associate professor of history emeritus at the college, the new hall was to house 246 female...

 
 Neighborhood    September 18, 2014

Looking back with the Cheney Historical Museum

One hundred twenty-five years ago in 1889, Cheney public school principal William J. Sutton began offering high school courses to students after the regular school day. At that time state law did not authorize a high school curriculum. We know of at...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Neighborhood    September 11, 2014

Goofy's still serves up softball memories

For some 20 years between about 1970 and 1990, a tradition built both fond memories and relationships that last to this day. It centered around a tavern, but really had little to do with quaffing the...

 

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