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 By GRACE POHL    News    July 26, 2018

AWH Council discusses Lodging Tax Advisory Committee items

At the July 23 Airway Heights City Council study session meeting, Parks and Recreation Director JC Kennedy requested consideration to appoint Liz Beck to the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee. Paula Clouse, the representative that served on the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    July 26, 2018

Medical Lake City Councilman John Paikuli steps down

Medical Lake will once again go through the exercise of filling a vacant seat on its city council following the announcement that John Paikuli has resigned his Position 1 slot. The decision was...

 

West Plains Police News

CHENEY July 16 Violation of court order in the 800 block of Villard. Michael S. Browne, 38, arrested for violation of protection order. Malicious mischief reported on the 100 block of West Second Street. An arrest for another agency in Airway...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    News    July 19, 2018

Temps heat up, water draws down

A recent rapid draw down in reservoir levels has led city of Cheney officials to impose watering restrictions on several large users as well as call for additional conservation measures from residents. Public Works Director Todd Ableman said levels...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    News    July 19, 2018

Celebrating community relevance

How does a church stay relevant in changing times? It's a question the answer for which is part of the Cheney Church of the Nazarene's second service in their three-service celebration of 100 years...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    July 19, 2018

Crews quickly contain Tucker Prairie blaze

Fire crews from Spokane County Fire District No. 3, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources and with help from the Department of Corrections fought a fire south of Tucker Prairie Road...

 
 By GRACE POHL    News    July 19, 2018

Airway Heights police department to buy new vehicle

The Airway Heights Police Department requested council approval to purchase a police equipped SUV at the July 16 City Council meeting. Previously the council approved the hiring of two new officers and due to the addition, the department requested...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    News    July 19, 2018

Cheney engages in rapid-fire ordinance approvals

In whirlwind-style action at its July 10 meeting, Cheney’s City Council passed five ordinances that did everything from proposing capital facilities projects to incorporating new zoning changes and moving money to pay for debt principal and...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    July 19, 2018

State Route 902, Craig Road set for brief closure over weekend

A previously announced closure of State Route 902 and Craig Road for construction of a roundabout begins tonight, July 19, at 7 p.m. and will last 72 hours Washington State Department of...

 
 By GRACE POHL    News    July 19, 2018

Food options officially open at Northern Quest

Northern Quest Resort and Casino has officially opened two more dining facilities in their location. It was announced on April 26 that the ice cream shop Ben and Jerry’s along with the Mexican fast food option Qdoba would be a new addition to the...

 

News briefs

Spokane County issues burn upgraded restrictions Hot, dry weather and elevated fire potential have prompted the Spokane County Fire Code official to issue burn restrictions for the unincorporated areas of the county. The restrictions went into...

 

West Plains Police News

CHENEY July 9 Domestic violence/verbal dispute was reported on the 1100 block of First Street. Harassment was reported on the 100 block of West Fifth Street. July 10 Mental health issue was reported on the 800 block of West First Street. Harassment...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    News    July 12, 2018

Cheney council OKs street work

Cheney's City Council approved the city's six-year, $4.309 million transportation improvement program at its June 26 meeting - an annual event for a plan that fully funded would repair and preserve...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    News    July 12, 2018

Connecting the transit dots on the West Plains

New Special Mobility Services mobility manager Allie Lance has a unique position - she works for SMS, but not exclusively. Lance is operating under a federal 5310 grant that seeks out unmet transporta...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    News    July 12, 2018

Coming attractions

The gates may be closed now, but by Friday the Bi-Mart Arena will be open and the 51st Cheney Rodeo will be underway, bringing cowboys and cowgirls from throughout the Columbia River Circuit to three...

 
 By GRACE POHL    News    July 12, 2018

Airway Heights council OKs reducing rates

At the July 2 Airway Heights City Council meeting there was only one resolution to pass on the agenda and it was approved without any discussion. The resolution authorized a 50 percent reduction in further general facility connection (GFC) amounts...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    July 12, 2018

Fireworks calls heat up in Medical Lake over Fourth

Police reports from Medical Lake back up Fire Chief Jason Mayfield’s quick overview of how the week of the Fourth of July went for crews.. “Following a couple slow Fourth’s we returned to our typical day,” Mayfield wrote in an email. “We...

 
 By GRACE POHL    News    July 12, 2018

Cleone's Closet is still thriving in Airway Heights

The food pantry, Cleone's Closet, in Airway Heights is quickly approaching their one year anniversary since relocating to 13114 West Sunset Highway and things are still running smoothly. "Things are g...

 
 By GRACE POHL    News    July 12, 2018

July is parks and recreation month in Airway Heights

July kicked off parks and recreation month and the department in Airway Heights has a whole month of activities to help celebrate. One activity lasting until July 30 is a National Parks and Recreation photo contest. The organization is holding...

 

Department of Licensing implements REAL ID measures

Olympia – The state Department of Licensing (DOL) has begun marking all standard driver licenses and ID cards with the language, “federal limits apply,” to help bring Washington into compliance with the federal REAL ID Act. DOL expects...

 

Cheney releases 2018 water quality report

The city of Cheney is presenting its annual Consumer Confidence Report, which keeps residents informed of their water quality. In a June 26 news release, city officials note that “over the years, we have dedicated ourselves to producing drinking...

 

Additional burn restrictions in parts of Eastern Washington

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR), in cooperation with partnering agencies, is implementing the following changes in burn restrictions on DNR-protected lands. Check with local jurisdictions for additional...

 

Knezovich receives national command award

Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich has received the MAGNUS Princeps Award, presented by the National Command and Staff College and the Criminal Justice Commission for Credible Leadership Development. In a July 10 news release, Sheriff’s Office...

 

West Plains Police News

CHENEY July 2 Suspicious circumstances were reported on the 1900 block of Fourth Street. A business called police to report that one of its customers had been contacted by an individual claiming to represent the business, but who was not employed by...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    News    July 5, 2018

Cheney dog park is proposed

Does Cheney really need a dog park? That was the central question Cheney council members wanted to know about a request to build such a facility in the city, presented at their June 26 meeting. The...

 

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