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 By JOHN McCALLUM    News    April 28, 2016 

Treasure Preschool students cycle to help other kids

Round and round the three-wheelers go, and when they stop, Rachel Showalter knows. "They go until they're just too pooped out," the teacher and owner of Treasure Preschool said about the school's...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    News    April 28, 2016 

Tulips tops for Yard of the Month winner

Ed Resen has been gardening for a long time. At least since the late 1960s, which is when he and his wife moved into their Cheney house at 927 Oakland St. As Resen began his hobby, he kept collecting...

 
 By STAFF AND NEWS SOURCES    News    April 28, 2016 

News briefs

Guns and Hoses hockey game April 30 The sixth annual Guns and Hoses hockey game will take place at Eagles Ice-A-Rena on Saturday, April 30, with the puck dropping at 5 p.m.  The game features local law enforcement taking on local firefighters to...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    April 28, 2016 

Eastern State Hospital ramps up hiring efforts

Eastern State Hospital in Medical Lake recently held job fairs in an effort to fill new positions at the state-owned mental health facility. “We’re expanding, we have a new ward,” ESH’s Julie Allen, human resources director said. “That’s...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    April 28, 2016 

Starbucks brewing up new location

The Petro Station at exit 272 on Interstate 90 at State Route 902 will soon be adding a Starbucks to its food and beverage offerings. The coffee seller is projected to open in mid-May and will have...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    April 28, 2016 

Cheney Farmers Market opens May 3

The Cheney Farmers Market opens at the Marketplace Bakery and Restaurant, Tuesday, May 3 amidst the excitement of having a new location with the exposure of plenty of vehicle traffic and the biggest...

 
 By AL STOVER    News    April 28, 2016 

Charging station

Eastern Washington University mascot Swoop and Bill Williams, business development manager at Telefonix Inc., stand next to one of the new electric vehicle charging stations during the university's...

 
 News    April 28, 2016 

West Plains Police News

CHENEY April 18 Third-degree theft was reported on the zero hundred block of Second Street. Two bicycles were taken. Third-degree theft was reported on the 800 block of West First Street. There was unauthorized access to an account. Domestic...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    News    April 21, 2016

AH council approves recreation center bond reading

The Airway Heights City Council approved the second reading of ordinances regarding the proposed recreation center and an admissions tax at its April 18 meeting. The main change in the recreation center ordinance, which if passed would put a proposed...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    News    April 21, 2016

Fire destroys Barker Road home interior

Medical Lake fire and emergency crews were busy in the early morning hours of April 15. Prior to discovering fire had consumed the inside of the city's maintenance shop, the Fire Department responded...

 
 By STAFF AND NEWS SOURCES    News    April 21, 2016

News Briefs

Cheney establishes irrigation schedule, effective immediately While this winter and spring have been wetter than the past two years, the Cheney Public Works Department is asking residents and businesses to follow a just released schedule for outdoor... Full story

 
 News    April 21, 2016

Cleaning up

Volunteers fanned out around Cheney and manned specific drop-off points last Saturday as part of the city's ninth annual community clean up day, Clean Sweep. Left, Quintin Woodcock, Emily Gainer and...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    April 21, 2016

Ownership torch is passed at Nixon Agency

It's wasn't the best of ways to get introduced to Cheney, but Doug Nixon got through it, found prosperity and a place to call home. He arrived Jan. 4, 1999, and took up temporary residence at the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    April 21, 2016

Speedco in the hiring process

The first location of a Speedco truck lube and tire changing facility in the state of Washington is moving closer to its opening at the State Route 902 exit along Interstate 90. Signs promoting...

 
 News    April 21, 2016

Staton begins Student Support Services role in July

In a news release, Cheney Public Schools announced that Andrea Staton will be the district’s new assistant director of Student Support Services beginning in July. Staton will replace Debra Morris, who is retiring after serving the district for 34...

 
 News    April 21, 2016

West Plains Police News

CHENEY April 11 Jeffrey J. Amo, 37, was arrested for third-degree theft/shoplifting on the 100 block of West First Street. Harassment was reported to the Police Department. An individual was receiving text messages and phone calls. A missing person...

 
 By MELINDA MYERS    News    April 14, 2016

Extend the garden season with spring planted bulbs

Keeping your garden looking its best throughout the growing season and into fall is possible with the help of low maintenance spring planted bulbs. Plant them in spring among other annuals or...

 
 By STAFF AND NEWS SOURCES    News    April 14, 2016

News Briefs

Cheney Clean Sweep this Saturday Cheney’s ninth annual community clean up day is this Saturday, April 16. Cheney Clean Sweep runs from 9 a.m. – noon for most services and volunteer opportunities. Dumpsters for large items are available at...

 
 By DeeAnn Gibb    News    April 14, 2016

Buckhorn of plenty

Airway Heights' Buckhorn Inn was the site of a fundraiser last Sunday benefiting city parks and recreation programs. Parks and Recreation Department Supervisor Andy Gardner said $1,630 was raised to...

 
 By AL STOVER    News    April 14, 2016

A watchful eye

Cadet Alexandra Landoe (right) and a non-commissioned officer hold the rope and watch cadet Candace Madriaga (not pictured) as she descends from the tower....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    April 14, 2016

West Plains Chamber awards presented

Businesses and individuals from across the West Plains were recognized for their achievements at the April 8 "Best of the West Gala" at Northern Quest Resort and Casino's Pend Oreille Pavilion. The ev...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    April 14, 2016

Sign install finally completed

The casualties from the Nov. 17 windstorm range far and wide with damage still evident in many places across the region. One by one the homes, roofs and fences are being repaired and the downed trees...

 
 By News Service Reports    News    April 14, 2016

Zuk brings bug talk to Eastern and Spokane

Marlene Zuk, an evolutionary biologist and behavioral ecologist who studies insects, will host a free lecture at the Bing Crosby Theatre in Spokane, April 19 at 7 p.m. for the Eastern Washington University President’s Forum for Critical Thought....

 
 By WSP NEWS RELEASE    News    April 7, 2016

Four injured in three-car collision on SR 902

Four people were taken to Sacred Heart Medical Center with injuries they sustained in a three-car collision Saturday, April 2 at the intersection of State Route 902 and Craig Road. According to the Washington State Patrol collision memo, at...

 
 By NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    News    April 7, 2016

Best of the West Gala is Friday, April 8

Seats are very limited but there may still be some availability for the West Plains Chamber of Commerce’s “Best of the West Gala” that takes place in the Pend Oreille Pavilion Friday, April 8. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the awards show starts at...

 

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