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 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...

 
 Neighborhood    June 19, 2014

Churches

Cheney Community Church Plans are being finalized for Vacation Bible School (VBS) coming the week of July 7-11, 9 a.m. - noon. Families are encouraged to register their children soon. Children ages 3 through those entering fifth grade (finishing...

 
 Neighborhood    June 19, 2014

StageWest holds auditions, opens season ticket sales

StageWest Community Theatre, Inc. is holding open auditions for their next play, “Daddy’s Dyin’ Who’s Got the Will?” by Del Shore and directed by Patty Steen, produced with special arrangement by Samuel French, Inc. Auditions will be held...

 
 Neighborhood    June 19, 2014

Looking Back

10 Years Ago June 24, 2004 One of the worst kept secrets in area politics was no more as Ninth District Rep. Mark Schoesler (R-Ritzville) announced his intention to seek the senate seat vacated by Larry Sheahan. A 29-year-old patient at Eastern...

 
 By Dr. E. KIRSTEN PETERS    Neighborhood    June 19, 2014

Getting behind the humming science of electrical power

Think about the most complicated machine you’ve dealt with in the past year. Was it a beeping monitor tethered to a high-tech device in an emergency room? Or was it a super fast computer you used at work? Actually, the most complicated machine...

 
 By Luella Dow    Neighborhood    June 12, 2014

Alvina Ditton excels at pie making, despite run-ins with Mr. Trouble

When Alvina and John Ditton first came to Cheney, he found the job he liked best working for the Cheney School District. Alvina's work came looking for her. Their home was near the college campus....

 

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