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 By JOHN McCALLUM    Neighborhood    August 14, 2014 

Cheney's Little Free Library helps promote literacy, love of books

The title of author Vivian Abell's 1973 crafts book might best sum up Cheney-area resident Carlila Hughes' newest literary adventure: "Don't Throw it Away." In Hughes' case, add don't file it away;...

 
 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    August 14, 2014 

Chilly, slippery adventures kill time without power, take us back to the olden days

My name is Lillie. My friend is Sue. She is visiting me from her home in Nebraska. We sat at the kitchen table, my friend and I, watching the afternoon slide by as its hours and minutes faded into nothing. Like many others in the area, our...

 
 Neighborhood    August 14, 2014 

Looking Back

10 Years Ago Aug. 19, 2004 The Cheney City Council approved a resolution that supported the designation of the proposed Ice Age Floods National Geological Trail. Students crossing the streets around...

 
 Neighborhood    August 14, 2014 

Verna Lousie Aplin

Verna Lousie Aplin passed away on Monday, Aug. 4, at the Southside Hospice House of Spokane with her family by her side. Verna was born in Redmond, Ore. March 3, 1924. She moved with her parents,... Full story

 
 Neighborhood    August 14, 2014 

Churches

Cheney United Church of Christ Sunday services begin at 10 a.m. at Cheney UCC, across the street from the high school parking lot at 423 N. Sixth St. Visitors are always welcome. Congregants are reminded of the special meeting on Sunday, Aug. 17,...

 
 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    August 7, 2014

Now you see them, now you don't - two tales relived

The following stories are true. Verification is available. 1800s Once upon a time there was a young lady who turned her car easily into its place at her home, gathered the things she had bought and took two steps toward her house. She stopped. Right...

 
 Neighborhood    August 7, 2014

Churches

Emmanuel Lutheran Church Emmanuel Lutheran Church invites the community to worship with us this Sunday as we celebrate the ninth Sunday after Pentecost. Adult education begins at 9 a.m. Worship begins at 10:30 a.m. followed by fellowship at 11:30....

 
 Neighborhood    August 7, 2014

Looking Back

10 Years Ago Aug. 12, 2004 Jim Hill, Mayor of Medical Lake since 1998, announced his resignation effective Oct. 1. Hill said he had been considering the move for some time and had since sold his home...

 
 By Jill Weiszmann    Neighborhood    August 7, 2014

Cheney pool 50th celebration

The city of Cheney took time last Saturday to celebrate the city pool's 50th birthday. Opened in 1964 at a cost of $150,000, the pool has proven to be a popular attraction over the years and enjoys...

 
 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    July 31, 2014

It's time to step up to save our train depot

The year 1881 was the birthdate of the first railroad depot in Cheney. It was a plain, but usable building, where flour shipments from the Martin family's mill were sent to the Spokane bakeries....

 
 Neighborhood    July 31, 2014

Churches

Emmanuel Lutheran Church The congregation of Emmanuel Lutheran Church invites you, your family and friends to worship with us this Sunday, Aug. 3 at 10:30 a.m. as we celebrate the eighth Sunday after Pentecost. Adult education class precedes worship...

 
 Neighborhood    July 31, 2014

Looking Back

10 Years Ago Aug. 5, 2004 Relief was on the way for Cheney’s dwindling supply of single-family housing as the city was reviewing a preliminary plat for 136 lots in what would be known as Golden Hills Fourth Addition. Former Sixth District state...

 
 Neighborhood    July 31, 2014

From the archives: 1994

While the temperatures hung around the 100 degree mark, Cheney residents could take comfort in the fact that there was very little humidity. Of course, there is very little humidity in a pizza oven,...

 
 Neighborhood    July 31, 2014

Looking back with the Cheney Historical Museum

Seventy-five years ago in 1939, farm wages per day were: Hay field hands, $1.75; hay bailing hands, $2.00; grain sack sewers, $3.25; harvest field cook, $1.75; mowing wagon team and driver, $4.75; separator tender, $5.50. Learn more about our...

 
 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    July 24, 2014

Varied experiences helped shape Roger Hagenbuch

Roger Hagenbuch grew up on a dairy farm in New Jersey. He said, "I was the fourth of nine children." A family in the dairy business needs a lot of helpers to carry the milking equipment, feed the...

 
 Neighborhood    July 24, 2014

Washington agriculture organizations offer learning experience to the public

Tilth Producers of Washington and Washington State University’s Small Farms Program is inviting the public to tour Spokane Family Farm as part of their 2014 Farm Walk Educational Series. Spokane Family Farm is located at 21715 W. Coulee Hite Road...

 
 Neighborhood    July 24, 2014

Churches

Emmanuel Lutheran Church This Sunday, July 27, Emmanuel Lutheran Church will celebrate the seventh Sunday after Pentecost during the 10:30 a.m. worship service. Adult education begins at 9 a.m. All are welcome and visitors are expected. You can also...

 
 Neighborhood    July 24, 2014

Looking Back

10 Years Ago July 29, 2004 Dry conditions and a passing freight train were contributing factors in a small wildfire fire just outside northeast Cheney. The Spokane Transit Authority was in the process of re-examining how it serves the West Plains...

 
 Neighborhood    July 24, 2014

Calling all classes

Saturday, July 19, the Cheney High School Alumni Association sponsored the annual All-Class Reunion Picnic at Salnave Park. More than 300 alumni and friends from classes as far back as the 1930s...

 
 By Luella Dow    Neighborhood    July 17, 2014

Benjamin Franklin did more than researching electricity, signing Decelaration of Independence

My stingy dictionary tells me Benjamin Franklin was an American statesman and an inventor. And then it stopped. Surely there was much more to tell about him, much more than a few words. Joe Wurzelbacker is known as Joe for America.com and Joe the Plu...

 
 Neighborhood    July 17, 2014

What's Happening on the West Plains

City of Cheney • Current through Sept. 23, Cheney Farmers Market, City Hall parking lot, Tuesdays 2 – 7 p.m. • July 18, Mobius Science Spectacular, community library, 10:30 a.m. • July 18, Baby Play and Learn Storytime (ages 0 – 18 mo...

 
 Neighborhood    July 17, 2014

Churches

Emmanuel Lutheran Church The congregation of Emmanuel Lutheran Church invite you to worship with us this Sunday, July 20, at Sutton Park’s gazebo at 10:30 a.m. as we celebrate the sixth Sunday after Pentecost. Bring your family, friends,...

 
 Neighborhood    July 17, 2014

Looking Back

10 Years Ago July 22, 2004 A 22-year-old Cheney woman reported she was raped in her residence by an unknown assailant armed with a pistol. The woman had no recollection of the incident as she lost consciousness during the assault. Dino Rossi made a...

 
 Neighborhood    July 17, 2014

Sara Jean Tyson (Sally)

Sally was born March 5, 1944, in Milwaukee, Wisc. to James and Marian Tyson. The oldest of three children, Sally had two younger brothers: Robert Tyson and James Tyson. While originally from Wisconsin...

 

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