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 Neighborhood    April 30, 2015 

Kelsey Cook brings 'Ladies First' show to Spokane

Cheney High graduate Kelsey Cook is bringing her stand-up comedy talent back to Spokane this weekend for a Friday night show at the Bing Crosby Theatre. Cook is a 2011 graduate of Washington State...

 
 By PHIL KIVER    Neighborhood    April 30, 2015 

Rewards worth every dollar spent

We all have credit cards that rack up points or miles. The other week my wife cashed in my Alaska airlines miles for a roundtrip ticket for me from Spokane to Tahoe, via the Sacramento airport for a family vacation. Twelve dollars for the ticket, min...

 
 Neighborhood    April 30, 2015 

Looking Back

10 Years Ago April 28, 2005 Airway Heights was the happening place on the West Plains with solid growth reported community development director Tom Lein. With a population, not counting inmates from the correctional facility, of 2,490, the city was i...

 
 Neighborhood    April 30, 2015 

Looking back with the Cheney Historical Museum

One hundred twenty-five years ago in 1890, the City of Cheney obtained title to Fish Lake to use as its water supply. Ownership of the lake lasted until 1947. The pumping system came from a Portland firm. Prior to this, the municipal water system...

 
 Neighborhood    April 30, 2015 

Churches

Cheney Community Church On Thursday, May 7, at 7 p.m., Cheney Community Church will host a National Day of Prayer event. The public is cordially invited to join us in praying for the needs of our community, state and nation. This corporate prayer...

 
 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    April 30, 2015 

Eloise and Jim Goodwin share the spirit of giving

Eloise, the new baby in the Holt family, was born in Spokane on June 16, 1929. As Eloise grew, school boundaries changed,too. Eloise spent grades 4-8 at Four Lakes, changed to Cheney Junior High (now Cheney Middle School) and finally Cheney High Scho...

 
 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    April 23, 2015

The story of the cat that got even in the cold

Some people invite their pet cats into their homes. On a really cold night they give that cat a cozy spot at the foot of the bed. I belong to that tribe of do-gooders. People who don’t like cats never let themselves think of such a thing. We cat...

 
 Neighborhood    April 23, 2015

Churches

Emmanuel Lutheran Church The congregation of Emmanuel Lutheran Church invites you to worship with us this Sunday. You may also watch our pastor’s sermons at our website www.emmanuelcheney.org or on YouTube at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Cheney,...

 
 Neighborhood    April 23, 2015

Looking Back

10 Years Ago April 21, 2005 The Cheney Parks and Recreation Department hired the consulting firm of Studio Cascade for $15,000 to study the current needs of the city for parks and recreation facilities. Medical Lake dedicated its new soccer field,...

 
 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    April 16, 2015

Kirsten Bleeker's adventure in Iceland

Kirsten Bleeker is the daughter of Doug and Carolyn Bleeker who live in Chattaroy. She is my granddaughter. In August of last year, a plane took Kirsten to Iceland where she would see a country that...

 
 Neighborhood    April 16, 2015

Fourth annual 'Remembering Generations - A Family Discovery Day'

This Saturday, April 18, is the fourth annual “Remembering Generations Family Search Symposium — A Family Discovery Day.” The symposium offers the opportunity to use top-notch genealogical resources and techniques. Consultants will be...

 
 Neighborhood    April 16, 2015

Churches

Emmanuel Lutheran Church Emmanuel Lutheran Church welcomes you for Sunday school and worship. You may also watch our pastor’s sermons at our website www.emmanuelcheney.org or on YouTube at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Cheney. United Church of Christ...

 
 Neighborhood    April 16, 2015

Looking Back

10 Years Ago April 14, 2005 Eastern Washington University’s president, Dr. Stephen Jordan, announced he was leaving the school to take a similar position at Metropolitan State College of Denver, Colo. Provost and vice president of academic...

 
 Neighborhood    April 16, 2015

Looking back with the Cheney Historical Museum

One hundred twenty-five years ago in April 1890, the Cheney Enterprise newspaper reported that businesses in Cheney included: Bank of Cheney, Cheney Enterprise newspaper, three dry goods and gents furnishing stores, eight groceries, four saloons,...

 
 Neighborhood    April 9, 2015

Looking Back

10 Years Ago April 7, 2005 Controversial University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill spoke to a crowd estimated at 500 at Eastern Washington University's Pence Union Building. EWU officials had...

 
 Neighborhood    April 9, 2015

Looking back with the Cheney Historical Museum

On Thursday, April 9, 1896, Anna Deakin Marshall wrote in her journal, “Was a bright morning, sunny and chilly.” Learn more about our area’s history at www.cheneymuseum.org....

 
 Neighborhood    April 9, 2015

Churches

Emmanuel Lutheran Church All are welcome to worship with us this Sunday, April 12. Come early for Christian education classes for grade school through adult. You may also watch our pastor’s sermons at our website www.emmanuelcheney.org or on YouTub...

 
 By LYNETTE HAGEL and KAMERRA FOSTER    Neighborhood    April 2, 2015

LDS youth, adult leaders work together to clean Salnave Park

On Saturday March 21, over 50 Latter Day Saint youth and adult leaders from Cheney and Medical Lake volunteered four hours of their time to clear Salnave Park of pine needles. The volunteers worked...

 
 Neighborhood    April 2, 2015

Looking Back

10 Years Ago March 31, 2005 The Cheney Police Department was actively pursuing grants to cover the $1,200-$2,000 per unit cost of defibrillators that officers would carry in patrol cars to use in case of emergency. Youngsters from both Cheney and Med...

 
 Neighborhood    April 2, 2015

Churches

Cheney Community Church Worship with us as we celebrate the season of Easter. Friday evening, April 3, 6:30 p.m., Cheney Community Church will host the Good Friday service for the West Plains Community Churches. The service is open to everyone. Our...

 
 Neighborhood    March 26, 2015

Looking back with the Cheney Historical Museum

On Thursday, March 26, 1896, Anna Deakin Marshall wrote in her journal, “Wind all day and cloudy.” Learn more about our area’s history at www.cheneymuseum.org....

 
 Neighborhood    March 26, 2015

West Plains Chamber of Commerce recognizes 'Best of the West'

 Last Friday evening, 270 attendees gathered Friday evening at Northern Quest Resort and Casino to congratulate award recipients at the West Plains Chamber of Commerce's "Best of the West" annual rec...

 
 Neighborhood    March 26, 2015

Looking Back

10 Years Ago March 24, 2005 Pathways to Progress executive director Charlie Dotson met with the Cheney Planning Commission and outlined a new proposal to market the community to business and potential new residents. Medical Lake Superintendent of...

 
 Neighborhood    March 26, 2015

Churches

Emmanuel Lutheran Church The congregation of Emmanuel Lutheran Church invites you to worship with us this Sunday as we celebrate Passion/Palm Sunday. You may also watch our pastors’ sermons at our website www.emmanuelcheney.org or on YouTube at...

 
 Neighborhood    March 19, 2015

'Pure Grit' is Cheney book club's March selection

“Pure Grit: How American World War II Nurses Survived Battle and Prison Camp in the Pacific” by Mary Cronk Farrell is the March selection of the Book Discussion Group of the Friends of the Cheney Community Library. The group meets Tuesday, March...

 

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