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 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    November 20, 2014 

Working through adversity

Shay was born as Shalene Robertson in San Jose, south of San Francisco. She grew up in the "Silicon Valley." At the age of 15, Shay knew she would have to live on her own. "That's what made me what I...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Neighborhood    November 20, 2014 

Masons run to help clothe foster children

Most people would agree it's gratifying to raise money for a good cause or charity. It's even more so when you're among those who have been impacted by that service. With regards to the latter, for...

 
 Neighborhood    November 20, 2014 

Looking Back

10 Years Ago Nov. 25, 2004 Cuts in the number of police officers patrolling the streets, from seven to six, were among some of the things done to help the city of Medical Lake offer a balanced budget of $6.7 million for 2005. The Cheney Police...

 
 Neighborhood    November 20, 2014 

Looking back with the Cheney Historical Museum

Seventy-five years ago on Nov. 9, 1939, an incognito Bette Davis spent the night at A.H. Johnson’s Auto Camp on First Street. The noted actress and her friends had dinner at the Cheney Bakery, and left for Mt. Rainier the following morning. Learn...

 
 Neighborhood    November 20, 2014 

Cheney Free Press staff receives awards for writing, graphic design

Several Cheney Free Press staff members were award winners in the recent Washington Newspaper Publisher Association’s annual Better Newspaper Contest. In the News Division, staff reporter Paul Delaney earned a second-place award in the Best Sports...

 
 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    November 13, 2014

South Dakota school provides hope

St. Joseph’s Indian School in Chamberlain, S.D. thrums and hums with happy talk and laughter as Thanksgiving and Christmas draw closer. Even though these children are far from Cheney, you can sense their enthusiasm as they dream of receiving and...

 
 Neighborhood    November 13, 2014

Quentin P. "Smitty" Smith

Quentin P. "Smitty" Smith (age 85) passed away unexpectedly Nov. 8, 2014 at his home in Cheney.  He was born Dec. 1, 1928 in Sprague Wash. to Alfred and Annabell Smith. He had one brother Alfred... Full story

 
 Neighborhood    November 13, 2014

Looking Back

10 Years Ago Nov. 18, 2004 A project to rehabilitate Cheney water wells one, two and six, costing an estimated $115,000, was one of the key projects approved by the City Council. The Cheney Community...

 
 Neighborhood    November 13, 2014

Churches

Emmanuel Lutheran Church Emmanuel Lutheran Church invites you to worship with us this Sunday, Nov. 16. Come early for Christian education classes. You may also watch our pastor’s sermons at our website www.emmanuelcheney.org or on YouTube at...

 
 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    November 6, 2014

Farm life, relatives and then some

When I was a little girl I helped my daddy in the barn. I didn't help much but I pretended to. It kept me from having to help my mother in the garden. We were definitely a farm family with ugly brown...

 
 Neighborhood    November 6, 2014

IAFICS free lecture Nov. 12

The Ice Age Floods Institute Cheney/Spokane chapter is sponsoring a free, public lecture, “The Ice Age Floods — A Perspective from Above and Within” on Wednesday, Nov. 12, from 7 – 9 p.m. at Eastern Washington University’s Science...

 
 By BRAD CAIN    Neighborhood    November 6, 2014

Veteran's Day program acknowledges, pays tribute to our veterans

Christian Heritage School in Edwall, Wash., would like to honor our nation's veterans during their annual Veterans Day program on Nov. 11. All veterans and their families from Lincoln County and the...

 
 Neighborhood    November 6, 2014

Looking Back

10 Years Ago Nov. 11, 2004 A standoff between Cheney police and a suspect in a domestic assault ended peacefully after several hours of negotiations as officials talked the suspect out of his house....

 
 By Don Aaby    Neighborhood    November 6, 2014

Scary 'Skillet'

The Iron Skillet Restaurant at the Interstate 90/Medical Lake interchange was the scene of some creative costumes Halloween evening. The restaurant held its first annual hourly costume contest for...

 
 Neighborhood    November 6, 2014

Churches

Emmanuel Lutheran Church All are welcome this Sunday, Nov. 9, to worship with us at Emmanuel Lutheran Church at 10:30 a.m. Christian education begins at 9 a.m. Fellowship follows the worship service. You may also watch our pastor’s sermons on our...

 
 By Dr. E. KIRESTEN PETERS    Neighborhood    November 6, 2014

WSU professors, graduates work to revolutionize crop production

Earlier this year I went to a fundraiser where I bought a bag of Glee flour. Glee is a variety of hard red spring wheat that was developed at Washington State University. I used the flour in my favorite bread recipe, one I have modified a bit from a...

 
 Neighborhood    November 6, 2014

Cheney Emmanuel hosts annual bazaar

Cheney’s Emmanuel Lutheran Church is hosting their annual Holiday Bazaar and Luncheon Saturday, Nov. 8, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. There will be crafts, a White Elephant sale in addition to a large selection of baked goods. Enter the raffle drawing to...

 
 Neighborhood    November 6, 2014

Cheney's Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 11326 is ready to accept new members

The Cheney Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 11326 is always looking for new members. Membership requirements are be a U.S. citizen or national, must have served in the U.S. armed forces and be currently serving or honorably discharged and must have...

 
 Neighborhood    November 6, 2014

Stars Stripes Boots Spurs pancake feed Nov. 8

The Stars Stripes, Boots and Spurs Car Club is hosting a pancake feed Saturday, Nov. 8, at 8 a.m. at the Cheney American Legion Post, 116 College Ave., to benefit the Cheney Junior Rodeo and veterans organization Time of Remembrance. For a $10...

 
 Neighborhood    November 6, 2014

Operation Christmas Child sponsors hope for success

The annual collection week for Operation Christmas Child is Nov. 27 – 23. The local sponsors would like to make the event even more successful than past years. Please call 290-2878 to get more information on how you can help send gifts to children...

 
 Neighborhood    November 6, 2014

What does traffic congestion mean to you?

Spokane is no Seattle or Portland — and that’s a good thing a lot of the time. Especially when it comes to traffic. Spokane has much lower traffic levels than the west side of the state or the Portland area, and it flows smoothly most of the time...

 
 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    October 30, 2014

Leadership gives Calvert ability to make a difference

Bridget Calvert is an energetic sophomore at Cheney High School. She is in a leadership class. That is what Bridget does; she leads. Soon the class will host an assembly service to honor our veterans...

 
 Neighborhood    October 30, 2014

Churches

Emmanuel Lutheran Church Emmanuel Lutheran Church invites you to worship with us this Sunday, Nov. 2, at 10:30 a.m. Christian education begins at 9 a.m. You may also watch our pastor’s sermons on our website www.emmanuelcheney.orgor on YouTube at...

 
 Neighborhood    October 30, 2014

Looking Back

10 Years Ago Nov. 4, 2004 Jeff Sale officially became Cheney's newest police chief following the completion of a five-month transition from his former post with the Washington State Patrol. The...

 
 Neighborhood    October 30, 2014

Iron Skillet hosts Costume Contest Oct. 31

Kids out for some Halloween goodies might want to swing by the Iron Skillet Restaurant just off Interstate 90 at the Medical Lake exit. From 4 – 5 p.m., kids dressed in costume can trick-or-treat... Full story

 

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