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10 Years Ago Sept. 21, 2006 Cheney High School’s cross country team took a surprising second place at the 20-team competition at the Highlander Invitational at Shadle Park High School. Daniel Issa, Arick Zachman and Reese Martin not only led the...

 

StageWest season opens with a "Charitable" comedy

StageWest presents Bo Wilson's play "The Charitable Sisterhood of the Second Trinity Victory Church," produced by special arrangement with The Dramatic Publishing Company, Inc. of Woodstock, Ill....

 

Emmanuel Lutheran church offers two new services to community

Cheney's Emmanuel Lutheran Church has announced two new additions in its entry way on Elm Street designed for the community to use and enjoy. Emmanuel's Little Free Library is an outdoor library that...

 

Churches

Cheney Community Church Sunday worship is at 10 a.m. with Children’s Church and nursery care provided. Teens and adults meet at 9 a.m. Visitors are welcome. Activities this week include participation in the Eastern Washington University Neighbor...

 

Clara Luce-Reynolds turns 100

Tracy Gibbar said her grandmother, Clara Luce-Reynolds, has never had a large circle of friends, but instead enjoyed a "huge circle of family." "For her, it's always been about family," Gibbar said....

 

Churches

Cheney Community Church College students will be returning soon. To welcome them back, our church will participate in the Eastern Washington University Neighbor Festival on campus, Friday, Sept. 23, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. On Saturday, Sept. 24 a...

 

Looking Back

10 Years Ago Sept. 14, 2006 The city of Medical Lake announced that City Administrator Curt Kelling was stepping down from his job in order to take a similar position with the city of Chewelah. The Cheney girl’s soccer team was off to a good start...

 

LOOKING BACK WITH THE CHENEY HISTORICAL MUSEUM

One hundred twenty-five years ago in 1891, tuition at the Normal School was $10 per term for the Prep School and $15 per term for academic tuition. There was also a $3 library deposit required of...

 

West Plains Briefs

Hi-Flyers square dance lessons begin The Cheney Hi-Flyers Dance Club is offering beginning square dance lessons on Monday nights at Cheney’s City Hall, 609 Second St. Lessons run from 7 –8:30 p.m. The Hi-Flyers feature popular instructor Adam... Full story

 

West Plains Police News

CHENEY Sept. 6 Third-degree malicious mischief was reported on the 200 block of Simpson Parkway. Windows were broken. Sept. 7 A sudden death was reported on the 2200 block of North Sixth Street. A 16-year-old female was arrested for assault on the...

 

Churches

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church A welcoming haven, nourishing all God’s people in body, mind and spirit. Holy Eucharist is at 11 a.m. The Rev. Christine Soule will preach and preside. Attention all college students: The Episcopal, Lutheran and...

 

Looking Back

10 Years Ago Sept. 7, 2006 Medical Lake residents continued reporting vehicle prowlings to local police as these incidents and other crimes of opportunity occurred in greater numbers around the school year. Cheney Auto Care moved into its new Betz...

 

LOOKING BACK WITH THE CHENEY HISTORICAL MUSEUM

Fifty years ago in 1966, Dressler Hall opened. The companion silo-shaped residence hall to Pearce Hall was named for instructor Graham Dressler. Learn more about our area's history at...

 

Looking Back

10 Years Ago Aug. 31, 2006 State Route 904 was hailed as one of the most successful traffic safety projects in state history. The $350,000 project resulted in a 36 percent reduction in alcohol-related collisions, 70 percent reduction in fatal and...

 

LOOKING BACK WITH THE CHENEY HISTORICAL MUSEUM

After the Normal School burned to the ground on Aug. 27, 1891, the fall term classes were held in the wooden Cheney Public School and the upstairs rooms of the new Pomeroy Building in downtown Cheney. Today, the building is home to Against the Grain...

 

Churches

Cheney United Church of Christ Join us for our service on Sunday, Sept. 4, at 10 a.m. Pastor David Krueger-Duncan will deliver the message and preside at the Communion Service.  Everyone is welcome to join us in our Communion Service, which are ge...

 

Lyla Monica Ifft Birth Announcement

Bill and Barbara Ifft of Silver Lake wish to announce the arrival of their second grandchild. Lyla Monica Ifft was born at 9:05 a.m. Thursday, July 28, 2016, weighing 10 pounds, 2 ounces and measuring 21 inches. She joins her parents, Andy and...

 

CPD nabs, Tase car prowlers

Cheney Police officers apprehended a pair of car prowlers last Friday night who came to the city from Spokane in search of loot. Cheney Sgt. Chad Eastep and Officer Rocky Hanni responded to the 200 block of Betz Road after receiving a call from...

 

Cheney Public Library offers basic computer skills and technology tutoring starting Sept. 12

Cheney Library is offering drop-in tutoring hours for basic computer skills and technology starting Sept. 12. The technology and computer training sessions are on Mondays from 3 – 5 p.m. and Wednesdays from 1 – 3 p.m., excluding any holidays...

 

Looking Back

10 Years Ago Aug. 29, 2006 With rentals making up over 50 percent of Cheney homes and a number lacking in appearance and upkeep, Mayor Allan Gainer began taking strides to get homeowners and landlords to clean things up. Plans to improve pedestrian...

 

LOOKING BACK WITH THE CHENEY HISTORICAL MUSEUM

One hundred twenty-five years ago on Aug. 27 1891, fire destroyed the first State Normal School. The fire broke out at 1 a.m. in the wooden basement of a new building that was under construction....

 

Churches

Emmanuel Lutheran Church The congregation of Emmanuel Lutheran Church invites you to worship with us at 10:30 a.m. this Sunday, Aug. 28. You may also watch our pastor’s sermons at our website or on YouTube at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Cheney....

 

Churches

Cheney United Church of Christ Grant Smith, long-time church member, will be delivering the sermon, “Our Consolation,” Sunday, Aug. 21, at 10 a.m. His presentation will involve some special music. Our new quiet fans will help to keep us comfortab...

 

Looking Back

10 Years Ago Aug. 17, 2006 The Cheney City Council gave the go-ahead for Mayor Allan Gainer to sign the Golden Hills 4th Addition final plat, which included 47 single-family houses and a city park. Sandy and Joe O’Hagan decided to take over the...

 

LOOKING BACK WITH THE CHENEY HISTORICAL MUSEUM

One hundred twenty-five years ago in 1891, E.R. McKenzie bought 250 acres from William H. Marshall for $8,000. He established the Broadview Dairy just east of the town of Marshall. Learn more about...

 

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