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 Neighborhood    January 29, 2015 

Hosting event for mission trip funding

Fellowship Baptist Church youth are hosting a dinner and live auction on Friday, Feb. 13, at 6:30 p.m. to help raise funds for their upcoming mission trip. For $15 you will be served a four-course...

 
 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    January 29, 2015 

Custom Coaches' Bob Williams loves cars

When Bob Williams was just 9 years old his parents brought him from California to Kennewick. After a time, they came to Cheney. He said, "I started my business in body work in Cheney and I never...

 
 Neighborhood    January 29, 2015 

Churches

Emmanuel Lutheran Church All are welcome to worship with us this Sunday, Feb. 1. Come early for Christian education classes for grade school through adult. Mark your calendars for our Festival of Chocolate event on Tuesday, Feb. 17 from 6:30-8 p.m. T...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Neighborhood    January 29, 2015 

Winter weather behaving as predicted with El Niño

A month into the winter of 2014-15 and El Niño is making this a very predictable time of year. Slightly warmer temps have kept the lowlands relatively free of snow, made the bean-counters at ski...

 
 Neighborhood    January 29, 2015 

Looking Back

10 Years Ago Feb. 3, 2005 Cheney High School’s Rachel Roig was crowned one of the six Lilac Festival princesses recently at the Spokane Opera House and will ride with the queen and her court in the upcoming Lilac parade in May. Pathways to...

 
 By PHIL KIVER    Neighborhood    January 22, 2015

Take the time, take a train

Last week I did something I had never done in America other than as a commuter in the DC area. I took the train. San Luis Obisbo, Calif. to Spokane. Thirty-two hours on a train, the price was very affordable, with a hint of adventure. The process in...

 
 Neighborhood    January 22, 2015

Churches

Cheney Community Church  Cheney Community Church invites you to come worship Sunday, 10 a.m., to hear a new teaching series entitled, “Experiencing God.” Enjoy great worship music as well. Nursery care is provided for infants and toddlers....

 
 Neighborhood    January 22, 2015

Looking Back

10 Years Ago Jan. 27, 2005 A recent small fire caused little structural damage but filled Cheney’s Bill’s Tavern with plenty of smoke and would keep the business closed for the foreseeable future. The Medical Lake City Council voted unanimously...

 
 Neighborhood    January 22, 2015

Looking back with the Cheney Historical Museum

One hundred twenty-five years ago in 1890, the population of Cheney was stated as 1,500. In 1940, 50 years later, Cheney’s population was reported as 1,551. There is skepticism about the accuracy of the 1890 figure. Learn more about our area’s...

 
 Neighborhood    January 22, 2015

Tickets for Cheney's annual Blackhawk Athletic Dessert and Silvent Aution on sale

Tickets for the annual Cheney High School Blackhawk Athletic Dessert and Silent Auction are now on sale. The auction takes place Friday, March 6 at the high school from 6 – 8 p.m.. Tickets are $2 per person and can be purchased at the high...

 
 Neighborhood    January 22, 2015

Ruth Elizabeth Venemon Lewis

Ruth Elizabeth Venemon Lewis of Cheney passed away Dec. 7, 2014. She was 94. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, friend and will be dearly missed. She is survived by... Full story

 
 By CHRISTIE BRUNTLETT    Neighborhood    January 15, 2015

'Souper Bowl of Caring' to benefit Feed Cheney

Feed Cheney is planning its first annual fundraiser. It’s called “Souper Bowl of Caring.” Four and a half years ago Feed Cheney started providing a hot meal on the last Monday of each month, and groceries to tide people over until the firs...

 
 By TERRY ROBERTS    Neighborhood    January 15, 2015

Walking the walk of life

He is not the first person to walk across America. But he might be the first person to do so with a goat. And he might be the first person to walk across America, with a goat, for the sake of another...

 
 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    January 15, 2015

Life's activities can be like a jigsaw puzzle

Varney and his wife Gorgus were arguing at the kitchen table. Varney said, “I told you last week I couldn’t drive your mother to Spokane then turn around and take your sister to school. It’s like a jigsaw puzzle.” Gorgus: “A jigsaw...

 
 By AL STOVER    Neighborhood    January 15, 2015

Rogers reflects on time at AH Fire Department

Nathan Rogers entered his second year with the Airway Heights Fire Department in a new role. Rogers was one of two firefighters promoted to lieutenant on Dec. 30, 2014. Born in Spokane, Rogers moved...

 
 Neighborhood    January 15, 2015

Churches

Emmanuel Lutheran Church Emmanuel Lutheran Church invites you to join us Sunday mornings for Sunday school and worship. You may also watch our pastors’ sermons at our website www.emmanuelcheney.org or on YouTube at Emmanuel Lutheran Church,...

 
 Neighborhood    January 15, 2015

Looking Back

10 Years Ago Jan. 20, 2005 The Medical Lake Police Department was scheduled to begin participation in a high-tech information sharing program known as Coplink which allows members to share law enforcement data from across many sources. Cheney’s...

 
 By Greg and Sheila Oliver    Neighborhood    January 8, 2015

Oliver 50th anniversary

Greg and Sheila Oliver celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with friends in Spokane and family in Seattle. Their children are Shannon Olsen and C.B. Oliver. They were married Dec 16, 1964 in...

 
 Neighborhood    January 8, 2015

Medical Lake Kiwanis accepting nomations for Volunteer of the Year

Nominations are now being accepted for the Medical Lake Kiwanis’ annual Senior Citizen Volunteer of the Year award. Nominations for individuals who have greatly contributed of themselves for the good of community and others in 2014 should be...

 
 Neighborhood    January 8, 2015

Looking Back

10 Years Ago Jan. 12, 2005 A strange up-tick in suicide calls over the 2004 holiday period was reported by the Medical Lake Police Department. While no deaths occurred, Police Chief Tony Harbolt said the increase was unusual. Cheney High School got...

 
 Neighborhood    January 8, 2015

Looking back with the Cheney Historical Museum

One hundred twenty-five years ago, the winter of 1890 brought heavy snow and a series of cold snaps in January and February with minus 23 degrees on Jan. 5. Settlers suffered losses of livestock and game animals. Learn more about our area’s...

 
 Neighborhood    January 8, 2015

Churches

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church A welcoming haven, nourishing all God’s people in body, mind and spirit. Holy Communion at 11 a.m. The Rev. Christine Soule will preach and preside. Attention college students: Each Monday at 5 p.m. you are invited to... Full story

 
 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    January 8, 2015

Hardtack vs. coyote

Grandpa Joe and grandma Alice were enjoying a few days with their grandchildren, Carie and Max, while the youngsters’ parents finished Christmas shopping. On this particular day grandpa Joe was in the barn cleaning the stalls. He heard Max...

 
 By Dr. E. KIRSTEN PETERS    Neighborhood    January 1, 2015

Climate change effects date back to ancient times

Climate is always changing. That’s one truth that stands out from the record around the world of natural samples of Earth materials, of tree rings, ice layers, and so much more. But how much has past climate change influenced human affairs? In...

 
 Neighborhood    January 1, 2015

Looking Back

10 Years Ago Jan. 5, 2005 Net metering, in which electric customers produce some of their own energy by means of special generation equipment, was being offered to some customers of Cheney City...

 

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