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 By GRACE POHL    Neighborhood    July 21, 2016 

Cheney resident's novel hits the bookshelves

A local Cheney resident and Eastern Washington University alumnus officially has a novel, “Joyride,” published for all to read. The author, Travis Laurence Naught, moved to Cheney in 2001 and has lived here ever since. He completed graduate work...

 
 Neighborhood    July 21, 2016 

Churches

Cheney Community Church Vacation Bible School (VBS) begins next Monday at Cheney Community Church. The dates are July 25 – 29. Hours: 9 a.m. – noon. The theme this year is, “Ocean Commotion, diving into Noah’s flood!” All children...

 
 Neighborhood    July 21, 2016 

Looking Back

10 Years Ago July 20, 2006 Volunteers from Young Life of Medical Lake spent an entire summer weekend helping a local family get some much-needed renovations done to their home. Cheney Trading Company owners Bonner Foods, Inc., expanded their market...

 
 Neighborhood    July 21, 2016 

LOOKING BACK WITH THE CHENEY HISTORICAL MUSEUM

One hundred years ago on July 24, 1916, a fire destroyed the old Bavaria Brewery building built in 1881. In 1910, when Cheney went “dry” it was converted into a boarding house. The brewery was located at the end of B Street near the railroad...

 
 Neighborhood    July 21, 2016 

West Plains Briefs

Feed Cheney takes place July 25 Feed Cheney in the park continues this month on July 25, with the Cheney United Methodist Church providing the brown bag supper to all who attend. Groceries will also be available, provided by 2nd Harvest and Feed... Full story

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Neighborhood    July 21, 2016 

Obscured by smoke

The Highline Grain transloader facility peeks out from behind bellowing smoke from a small brush fire last Wednesday, July 13 just off Interstate 90 at the Cheney-Four Lakes interchange. Fire crews...

 
 By Grace Pohl    Neighborhood    July 14, 2016

Cheney Chipsters give back to the community

About two years ago when the wood shop at the Cheney Care Center became usable, a new group was formed by the name of the "Cheney Chipsters." Members of this group consist of residents from the...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Neighborhood    July 14, 2016

Wigs be flippin': SpoCats bring rockabilly to Sutton Park

Cheney's Sutton Park should be a rockin' place next Wednesday, July 20, with the sounds of rockabilly and the 1950s as the Spokane-based band "The SpoCats" come to town for the second concert in the...

 
 By Phil Kiver    Neighborhood    July 14, 2016

Quincy's Poking Lions' full of unexpected twists

Tucked in neatly on the Cheney-Spokane Road next to a pond that seasonally hosts otters is the home of Dr. Keith Quincy. Nationally recognized for his university teaching, he is also a prolific author. His latest book, “Poking Lions,” published...

 
 Neighborhood    July 14, 2016

Looking Back for July 14, 2016

10 Years Ago July 13, 2006 A new road will soon run from the Eastern Washington University end of Washington Street into the heart of a new 137-home addition to the Golden Hills community. Unsecured properties led to a string of burglaries and thefts...

 
 By GRACE POHL    Neighborhood    July 7, 2016

EWU Downtown Student Gallery presents quilts from local artists

The Eastern Washington University Downtown Student Gallery is presenting "Threaded Tales: The Art of Quilting" from July 5 – Aug. 22. The quilts are from a variety of quilters in the area. Some quil...

 
 Neighborhood    July 7, 2016

'No Insurance' ensures fun with audience participation

StageWest Community Theatre presents a night of mystery and dinner. Come to the Marketplace Bakery & Eatery Friday, July 15, for an audience participation mystery theatre presentation of “No Insurance,” directed by John Brooks. The Quartermann...

 
 Neighborhood    July 7, 2016

Churches

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. We are a welcoming haven, nourishing all God’s people in body, mind and spirit. Holy Communion is at 1l a.m. The Rev. Christine Soule will preach and preside. The Episcopal, Lutheran and Methodist Campus Ministry...

 
 Neighborhood    July 7, 2016

LOOKING BACK WITH THE CHENEY HISTORICAL MUSEUM

One hundred twenty-five years ago on July 3, 1891, the brand new the Pomeroy Building welcomed its first tenant, G. G. Mobley & Co. George Mobley and his son, Frank, moved into the building...

 
 Neighborhood    July 7, 2016

West Plains Briefs

CHS all-class reunion picnic gathers alumni The Cheney High School Alumni Association is hosting its annual all-class reunion picnic on Saturday, July 16, at Salnave Park. The picnic is free and begins at 10 a.m. and continues until 3 p.m. Bring a...

 
 By GRACE POHL    Neighborhood    July 7, 2016

Cheney food and clothing banks could use help

With the holidays ending and summer starting, the Cheney clothing and food banks have felt the hit. The clothing bank had a slump where they had no donations and barely anything to give out for a...

 
 Neighborhood    July 7, 2016

What's Happening On The West Plains

All events are free unless posted otherwise. To get your event or meeting in the weekly What’s Happening section send an email with date, time, location and event to jmac@cheneyfreepress.com. Cheney • July 8, Baby Play & Learn Storytime (ages 0...

 
 By GRACE POHL    Neighborhood    June 30, 2016

Local artist teams with Mason Jar to support Depot Society

The Mason Jar is supporting local artists and the "Save Our Station" campaign with a silent auction of a painting done by Cheney artist, Judy McKeehan. McKeehan was an art teacher in the Medical Lake...

 
 Neighborhood    June 30, 2016

Churches

United Church of Christ Kate (Sloan) Francis will preside at our services at 10 a.m. Sunday, July 3. Sloan handles most of the church office duties and is music director. She is a newlywed and has a new master’s degree from Eastern Washington...

 
 Neighborhood    June 30, 2016

West Plains Briefs

Deadline changes for the Fourth of July The Cheney Free Press will be closed Monday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Deadlines for submissions for the July 7 edition have been changed. The deadline for legal notices is Friday, July 1, by...

 
 Neighborhood    June 30, 2016

Looking Back

10 Years Ago July 6, 2006 A impact analysis of the Graham Road and Stanley Street State Route 902 intersections concluded traffic generated by new homes to be added to the Fox Hollow subdivision won’t be significant enough to warrant changes to...

 
 By GRACE POHL    Neighborhood    June 23, 2016

St. Paul's plants garden to help community

St. Paul's Episcopal Church is hoping to help the Cheney community with planting a garden in front of their church. The Rev. Christine Soule hopes the garden will help show the community St. Paul's...

 
 Neighborhood    June 23, 2016

What's Happening On The West Plains

Cheney • June 24, Baby Play& Learn Storytime (ages 0-18 months) 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. • June 24, Sally Says: Simon’s Sister Takes Over. 3 – 4 p.m., community library. • June 25, Tennis Doubles Tournament, Cedar St. Tennis Courts. $12 per... Full story

 
 Neighborhood    June 23, 2016

Churches

United Church of Christ Cheney UCC Sunday services will be on June 26 at 10 a.m. We hope you can join us. We have installed three new ceiling fans. They are quiet and keep the temperature at a very comfortable level even on hot days. Pastor David... Full story

 

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