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 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...

 
 Neighborhood    September 11, 2014

StageWest presents first play of the year

StageWest Community Theatre presents it’s first production of the 2014-2015 season, “Daddy’s Dyin’ Who’s Got The Will?” The comedy written by Del Shore is about a family of misfits who come together for the first time in years because...

 
 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    September 11, 2014

When it comes to dealing with cats, what's the use?

A young mother with a couple of children can curb her impatience (almost) they write on the walls with red crayons or poke their fingers into a freshly baked cake. But life is different when you are a bit older and the “children” are of the...

 
 Neighborhood    September 11, 2014

Looking Back

10 Years Ago Sept. 16, 2004 A fire apparently started by some joyriding teens burned about 130 acres of wheat stubble west of the Eastern Washington University campus behind Woodward Field. Councilman D.C. “Terry” Harland, 84, was appointed to...

 
 Neighborhood    September 11, 2014

Looking back with the Cheney Historical Museum

One hundred twenty-five years ago in 1889, wheat sold for 80 cents a bushel and oil traded at $1.06 a barrel. Twenty-five years ago in 1989, wheat sold for $4.47 a bushel and oil traded at $20 a barrel. Learn more about our area’s history at...

 
 Neighborhood    September 11, 2014

Aquatic Lands Habitat Conservation Plan online

OLYMPIA — Washington’s Department of Natural Resources invites the public to review the new draft Aquatic Lands Habitat Conservation Plan. Over the next 50 years, the plan is designed to guide DNR in better ways to protect at-risk native aquatic...

 
 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    September 4, 2014

Cheney High School class of 1942 reunites again

Did you know the class of Cheney High School seniors in 1942 had a reunion Aug. 21 at Darcy's Restaurant in Spokane Valley? This was their 72nd reunion. Their classroom in 1942 was in the old Wren Pierson building, accommodating 46 graduates. World...

 
 Neighborhood    September 4, 2014

Looking Back

10 Years Ago Sept. 9, 2004 Medical Lake resident and Spokane city employee, John Aiken, threw his hat into the ring for consideration to become Washington's next governor by adding his name to the...

 
 Neighborhood    September 4, 2014

Looking back with the Cheney Historical Museum

Seventy-five years ago on September 1, 1939, Germany invaded Poland. This action started a new European war just twenty-one years after the end of World War I. Many in our area had watched the growing unrest and turmoil in Europe through the last...

 
 By AL STOVER    Neighborhood    September 4, 2014

Highway 2 project almost done

Airway Heights residents driving along Highway 2 might notice a new addition. The city of Airway Heights is almost finished with the shared use path on Highway 2, from Garfield Road to east of Hayford Road. Public Works director Kelly Williquette...

 
 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    August 28, 2014

McKindsay Dow spent summer helping students learn English

(Editor's Note: McKindsay Dow is Luella Dow's granddaughter) McKindsay Dow, Wayne Dow's daughter, spent around 50 hours this summer as a volunteer with three other students from Gonzaga Prep Higth...

 
 Neighborhood    August 28, 2014

What's Happening on the West Plains

City of Cheney • Tuesdays through Sept. 23, Cheney Farmers Market, City Hall parking lot, 2 – 7 p.m. • Aug. 28, Baby Play and Learn Storytime (ages 0 – 18 months), community library, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. • Sept. 1, Labor Day. All... Full story

 
 Neighborhood    August 28, 2014

Churches

Cheney United Church of Christ After the regular worship service at 10 a.m., pastor Dave Krueger-Duncan and the church council invite all congregants and friends of Cheney UCC to the barbecue lunch this coming Sunday. This is not a potluck. All food...

 
 Neighborhood    August 28, 2014

Looking Back

10 Years Ago Sept. 2, 2004 Property crimes were up in Medical Lake and a citywide juvenile curfew was suggested as one way to help quell the problem. Cheney residents who lived in property adjacent to...

 
 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    August 21, 2014

Mill reflects on history of Amber, Wash., originally settled by the Calverts

Ron Mill has many memories of his growing up in Amber, Wash. When he was only 5 years old, the district encouraged all parents to have their children vaccinated. Ron doesn't remember what it was for...

 

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