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 By AL STOVER    News    May 25, 2017 

Head-on collision blocks Medical Lake Four Lakes

Units from the Spokane County Sheriff's Office, Spokane County Fire District 3 and American Medical Response responded to a serious, two-car head-on collision at approximately the 14500 block of...

 
 By AL STOVER    News    May 25, 2017 

AH committee selects ALSC/Lydig as complex's design build team

The design-build team for Airway Heights’ recreation complex has been selected. In a May 22 interview, J.C. Kennedy, parks, recreation and community services director said, the selection committee chose ALSC Architects and Lydig Construction as...

 

News Briefs

Fatal crash in south Spokane County claims 19-year-old A 19-year-old woman was killed in a single-vehicle rollover accident early May 17 in south Spokane County. According to a Spokane County Sheriff’s Office news release, at approximately 7:40...

 
 By AL STOVER    News    May 25, 2017 

Fairchild officials update residents on water issue

Officials from Fairchild Air Force Base, city of Airway Heights, Washington state Department of Health and the Environmental Protection Agency were on hand to provide information and answer questions from residents regarding the water issue...

 
 News    May 25, 2017 

Shamus's Sandwiches to open in former Buckhorn

By PAUL DELANEY Staff Reporter The former Buckhorn Inn in Airway Heights will reopen soon with a new name. Shawn Reilly from Spokane, along with partner in the building, Cheney's Steve Emtman,...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    May 25, 2017 

Basin Feed and Supply moves into former Del's

Unlike some other business frontage that has sat vacant for long periods of time in Cheney, the former Del's Feed and Farm Supply, which closed in April, will soon be back operating. Basin Feed and...

 
 News    May 25, 2017 

We'd love to hear your AMX/Harman story

With the pending closure of longtime Cheney business, AMX/Harman, nearly 90 employees will lose their jobs. City of Cheney officials were informed in a letter received March 2 that the electronics manufacturer would be closing its manufacturing...

 
 News    May 25, 2017 

West Plains Police News

CHENEY May 15 A hit and run unattended collision was reported on the 800 block of Elm Street. Collision took place May 12. Second-degree theft was reported on the 400 block of First Street. A purse and contents were taken. A mental health issue was...

 
 By AL STOVER    News    May 18, 2017

AH council awards road project to DW Excavating

The city of Airway Heights Garfield Road/Sixth Avenue reconstruction project took center stage at the May 15 City Council meeting. Council awarded the bid for the project to DW Excavating, Inc. out...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    News    May 18, 2017

Cheney council accepts bid for Sutton Park gazebo restoration

A popular feature of Cheney’s parks system will soon be receiving some much needed repair work. The City Council voted 6-0 at its May 9 meeting to approve a $16,985 bid by Steve Moser Construction of Nine Mile Falls to repair the foundation of the...

 

Interesting races in early West Plains candidate filings

By JOHN McCALLUM Editor The candidate filing period for elected offices in Spokane County is underway, and several races in West Plains cities have garnered challengers. As of press time Tuesday, the largest so far is for mayor in Medical Lake.Incumb...

 
 By AL STOVER    News    May 18, 2017

Business park project receives mitigated DNS ruling

During its May 10 meeting, the Airway Heights Planning Commission passed a resolution approving a recommendation regarding a State Environmental Protection Act review on a future project. The SEPA review for a binding site plans for the West Plains...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    May 18, 2017

Spring thaw gets the local rail traffic flowing

It's no illusion that more grain trains appear to be circling the Highline terminal at Four Lakes. "The winter has been pretty hard on everybody," Keith Bailey, general manager and CEO of Ag Ventures...

 

West Plains Police News

CHENEY May 8 A runaway juvenile was reported on the 1000 block of Third Street. Juvenile returned home. Drug paraphernalia was recovered on the 800 block of Second Street. Tressa M. Schuerger, 38, was arrested for fourth-degree assault/domestic...

 
 By AL STOVER    News    May 11, 2017

Jared Murphy is new SCFD 10 lieutenant of training

Spokane County Fire District 10 recently welcomed its new lieutenant of training, Jared Murphy. Although Murphy is learning the ropes like any new job - including remembering the names of the...

 

News Briefs

Forklift rodeo regional tryout in Spokane May 20  Driving a forklift may look easy, but driving one safely requires the right training and experience. Professional forklift drivers from across the state are invited to demonstrate their skills in...

 
 By GRACE POHL    News    May 11, 2017

Floods, Flowers and Feathers Festival is May 13

During Cheney Mayfest on May 13, Turnbull will be hosting their sixth annual Floods, Flowers and Feathers Spring Nature Festival. The event will also celebrate Turnbull’s 80th birthday and the community will have a chance to enjoy nature and learn...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    News    May 11, 2017

Cheney gets cast for 'The Purple Rose'

See a photo gallery from the event here....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    May 11, 2017

New owners for Fairchild Mini Storage

For LeRoy Mattson his new business has somewhat of a resemblance to his old line of work in that it rests in the service industry. But that’s where the similarities end for the new owner of Fairchild Mini Storage, located on Craig Road west of...

 

West Plains Police News

CHENEY May 2 An individual made a report at the Cheney Police Department that a possible fake profile had been set up on a social media website. A 15-year-old male was arrested for third-degree theft on the 400 block of North Sixth Street. Possible...

 
 News    May 4, 2017

West Plains Police News

CHENEY April 24 Domestic violence was reported on the 500 block of K Street. Incident possibly a fourth-degree assault between roommates. A hit-and-run, unattended collision was reported on the 2700 block of First Street. April 25 Third-degree malici...

 
 News    May 4, 2017

May is SCRAPS' 'Amnesty Month' for pet licenses

The Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service (SCRAPS) has declared May as “Amnesty Month.” Local pet owners can license their pet and SCRAPS will waive penalty and late fees until May 31. The penalty fee is $20 added to the cost of the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    May 4, 2017

Dow Landscape Materials expands service

For decades the Dow name has been a fixture in Cheney, providing products and services to the community. With the lease last September of the former Myers' Mobile Home Park property from the city of...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    May 4, 2017

Sunkissed Daisy gives old business fresh look

A much-needed breath of fresh air has been provided to a Cheney business in need of a new start. Sunkissed Daisy at 317 First St. has taken over the space once occupied by the former Wildflower Boutiq...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    News    May 4, 2017

Cheney's Pumphrey is First Responder of the Year

Cheney Police Officer Matt Pumphrey has done quite a bit in his life, but it's his desire to help people that finally led him into law enforcement - and to being named the West Plains Chamber of...

 

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