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 By LUELLA DOW AND LEA SIMPSON    Neighborhood    May 21, 2015 

Medical Lake seniors showcase artwork

On a quiet, residential street in the little town of Medical Lake is an art gallery. It was the scene of a real live art exhibit this past Saturday afternoon. The gallery belongs to Dennis Smith, a...

 
 Neighborhood    May 21, 2015 

Looking Back

10 Years Ago May 19, 2005 Groundbreaking for Cheney’s new Holiday Inn Express was scheduled for July according to developers Randall Gillingham, Dick Vandervert, Steve Emtman and Brian Anderson. An arsonist set fire to the police car of an off-duty...

 
 Neighborhood    May 21, 2015 

LOOKING BACK WITH THE CHENEY HISTORICAL MUSEUM

One hundred twenty-five years ago on May 23, 1890, The Northwest Tribune reported that Elmer Carico, the sawmill owner in Stevens [Tyler], eloped with the wife of Simon Kimball, who took with her $1,000 dollars of Kimball’s money. Learn more about...

 
 Neighborhood    May 21, 2015 

Churches

Cheney United Church of Christ Several events will catch the attention of UCC congregants: the party (with spouses) after the last choir practice May 21, the men’s breakfast May 23 at Sessions Village dining room and Feed Cheney on May 25. How did...

 
 By MELINDA MYERS    Neighborhood    May 14, 2015

Grow your best tomato yet

Nothing beats the flavor of fresh-from-the-garden tomatoes. Make this your biggest and tastiest tomato harvest yet with proper planting and care. Reduce pest problems and increase the harvest by growi...

 
 Neighborhood    May 14, 2015

Looking Back

10 Years Ago May 12, 2005 A sudden spring storm dumped nearly an inch of rain on Cheney, forcing storm drains to clog and water to pool on area streets. A packed room of over 40 people showed up in City Council chambers to discuss the pros and cons...

 
 Neighborhood    May 14, 2015

Looking back with the Cheney Historical Museum

One hundred years ago on May 8, 1915, the fifth annual May Day Festival was celebrated with a parade of many floats and bands, games, and a dance. Miss Mary Houck was crowned May Day Queen. Learn more about our area’s history at...

 
 Neighborhood    May 14, 2015

Churches

Emmanuel Lutheran Church All are welcome to worship with us Sunday. You may also watch our pastor’s sermon on our website emmanuuelcheney.org or on YouTube at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Cheney. Christian education begins at 9 a.m. for grade school t...

 
 By AL STOVER    Neighborhood    May 7, 2015

Hoffman named Cheney's Yard of the Month

The Gardeners of Cheney and the Kiwanis Club has selected the yard of Christie Hoffman, 213 N. Third St., as the May Yard of the Month. Hoffman will receive a $25 gift certificate for gardening...

 
 By LUELLA DOW    Neighborhood    May 7, 2015

Norwegian heritage, American upbringing

Where do you find all the happy, friendly people you see in Cheney? Try Chryssee Pettit. Chryssee tells me she grew up in Reardan and Pomeroy. She said, "I always wanted to help people in the medical...

 
 Neighborhood    May 7, 2015

Churches

Cheney Community Church This evening, Thursday, May 7, at 7 p.m., Cheney Community Church will host a National Day of Prayer gathering. Prayer will focus on our local, state and national governments and leaders; the military; our schools and...

 
 Neighborhood    May 7, 2015

Looking Back

10 Years Ago May 5, 2005 The third attempt to land a hotel across from the Cheney Plaza Shopping Center on Betz Road — this time a Holiday Inn Express — is contingent on whether the obstacle of a city-owned road can be cleared. An investigation...

 
 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...

 

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