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 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    April 17, 2014 

Gretha Lawrence treats everyone 'like family'

Not all people are blessed with a heart to help others. Gretha Lawrence is. Whatever work she applies herself to it will benefit someone. Gretha said, "I was born in Walla Walla. My mom bought...

 
 Neighborhood    April 17, 2014 

Celebrated 65th anniversary

Keith and Joan Tracy recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with their family at a dinner that was hosted by their daughters, Megan (John) Bastow, of Cheney and Ann Johnston of Coeur...

 
 Neighborhood    April 17, 2014 

Miller's honey-based beauty products

Jenine and Jim Miller of the West Plains Beekeepers Association sold several honey-based beautification products such as lotion bars and lip balm at an April 4 "cash mob" event sponsored by the West...

 
 Neighborhood    April 17, 2014 

Churches

Emmanuel Lutheran Church Emmanuel Lutheran Church invites everyone to worship with us during Holy Week. Visitors expected. Join us for Maundy Thursday worship on Thursday, April 17 at 7 p.m. as we recognize that with nightfall our Lenten observation...

 
 Neighborhood    April 17, 2014 

Looking Back

10 Years Ago April 22, 2004 Sunset Elementary School students took part in a tree planting ceremony on Arbor Day that was part of Airway Heights' designation as a "Tree City USA" community. Cheney's...

 
 By LYNETTE HAGEL    Neighborhood    April 10, 2014

Genealogists unite to support and encourage

"Genealogy is like a puzzle, you take little bits here and there and put it all together," Don Seamen, a Family Search Center Volunteer, said. "Solving the mystery is the exciting part of genealogy...

 
 By KELSEY LAVELLE    Neighborhood    April 10, 2014

HOPE School prepares local hearing impaired students for the hearing world

There has been a growing habit among travelers of checking for any fussy infants before boarding a flight, or overhearing a conversation of someone talking loudly on a cell phone in line for coffee. These scenarios are often viewed as annoyances and...

 
 Neighborhood    April 10, 2014

Churches

Emmanuel Lutheran Church This Sunday, April 13, Palm Sunday is about making an entrance. We wave palm branches and sing “Hosanna.” This Sunday is not only about entrances, but it is also the Sunday of the Passion, when we tell the story of what...

 
 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    April 10, 2014

The Boormans hide from spies in the colonies

When my 17-year-old granddaughter, Kindsay Dow, studied genealogy, she showed me what she had discovered about our ancestry, and I became interested. I discovered all authorities did not always agree on specifics. What you are reading shall be...

 
 Neighborhood    April 10, 2014

Looking Back

10 Years Ago April 15, 2004 The second phase of developer Rob Brewster's building plans in downtown Cheney, a 108-bed dorm similar to one completed two years earlier, received a conditional use...

 
 By Luella Dow    Neighborhood    April 3, 2014

Federal Way native plans life around international mission

Have you ever paused in your busy life to think about the person who happened to sit beside you during a meeting? Or how about the one who gave you a smile in the crowded elevator? I met an...

 
 Neighborhood    April 3, 2014

Churches for April 3, 2014

Emmanuel Lutheran Church The fifth Sunday in Lent will be celebrated at Emmanuel Lutheran Church this Sunday, April 6. All are welcome to worship at 10:30 a.m. Christian education for grade school through adult begins at 9:30 a.m. Lenten mid-week sou...

 
 Neighborhood    April 3, 2014

Looking Back for April 3, 2014

10 Years Ago April 8, 2004 Having survived the previous year’s difficult budget and hurdles over budget issues, the future projections appeared bright for Eastern Washington University. Bill Ponder, the university’s vice-president of student...

 
 Neighborhood    April 3, 2014

Looking Back with the Cheney Historical Museum April 3, 2014

One hundred twenty-five years ago on April 6, 1889 the Kodak camera was first introduced. Learn more about our area’s history at www.cheneymuseum.org....

 
 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    March 27, 2014

Life spent working for a living

"Flossie Dickey is 107 years old," somebody told me. About the same time someone else was singing "Happy Birthday" as Flossie attained the age of 108. If you want to catch up with Flossie you'd better...

 
 Neighborhood    March 27, 2014

Churches

Emmanuel Lutheran Church The congregation of Emmanuel Lutheran Church invites you, your family and friends to worship with us this Sunday, March 30, at 10:30 a.m. as we celebrate the fourth Sunday in Lent. Preschool through adult Christian education...

 
 Neighborhood    March 27, 2014

Serving the Nation

Matthew D. Bitz graduated from the United States Air Force Basic Military Training at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas on Feb. 28. Bitz graduated from Cheney High School in 2013 where he served at...

 
 Neighborhood    March 27, 2014

Looking Back

10 Years Ago April 1, 2004 Days removed from guiding Eastern Washington University to its first-ever appearance in the NCAA tournament, Eagles' head coach Ray Giacoletti accepted the same job at the...

 
 By Dr. E. KIRSTEN PETERS    Neighborhood    March 27, 2014

Keep tabs on your vitamin D levels, diet may be insufficient source

My mother lives with me and I’m involved in her medical care. She’s a tough cookie. But like many 88-year-olds, she has several health problems. We visit her doctor at least once a month to report what’s working and what isn’t doing the trick...

 
 Neighborhood    March 27, 2014

Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge planting party May 10

Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge and Spokane Audubon Society will host a community work party on Saturday, May 10. This is part of an ongoing community effort to restore native riparian habitat to benefit birds and other wildlife species. There...

 
 By CHRIS THOMAS    Neighborhood    March 27, 2014

Washington recreation sites await Obama's 'Conservation Promise'

SEATTLE - One aspect of President Barack Obama's new budget proposal that hasn't gotten much attention is his recommendation to fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). Congress...

 
 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    March 20, 2014

Moses Lake HS sweethearts made a life and farm in Cheney

I've heard of high school sweethearts but this one tops them all. Enoch and Donna Lybbert met in Moses Lake High School. Donna took one glance at Enoch and knew he was the man for her. However, there...

 
 Neighborhood    March 20, 2014

Churches

Cheney Community Church This Saturday, March 22, the Awana Club kids will participate in the Regional Awana Games competition being held at Whitworth University Field House Gym, 300 W. Hawthorne Road in Spokane.  Our teams will be represented in...

 
 Neighborhood    March 20, 2014

Looking Back

10 Years Ago March 25, 2004 Eastern Washington University’s men’s basketball team’s run in the NCAA Tournament was a short one as the Eagles fell to Oklahoma State 75-56 in a first-round game in Kansas City. The Eagles’ season leading scorer...

 
 Neighborhood    March 20, 2014

Looking back with the Cheney Historical Museum

On this date in 1896 Anna Deakin Marshall wrote in her diary, “Had Mr. and Mrs. Hopkinson, Mr. and Mrs. Flood, Mr. and Mrs. Boughton and all their children making in all 17 persons to have over for supper. We had Wild Goose Oyster Soup and...

 

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