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 By JOHN McCALLUM    News    May 19, 2016 

Aerial rescue

Medstar's Eurocopter EC-135 proved to be a popular attraction at the Cheney Fire Department's open house Saturday, May 14....

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    News    May 19, 2016 

Member no shows cancels AH planning meeting

Lack of a quorum led to cancellation of the May 11 Airway Heights Planning Commission meeting, but it likely won’t lead to delays in a project commission members would have discussed. A public hearing had been scheduled for review and comment on a...

 
 By STAFF AND NEWS SOURCES    News    May 19, 2016 

News Briefs

Airway Heights holds Wellness and Safety Fair The city of Airway Heights in partnership with Spokane Regional Health District’s Community and Family services is holding a Wellness and Safety Fair this Saturday, May 21. Heather Wallace, Health Distr...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    News    May 19, 2016 

Helping Wounded Warriors

Airway Heights Mayor Kevin Richey (right) presented awards and gifts of appreciation to several individuals involved in the local Wounded Warriors Project. Airway Heights Yoke's Fresh Market worked...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    May 19, 2016 

Four Lakes grain terminal busy moving product

Less than a year since the silos began to rise on the horizon at Highline Grain's Four Lakes terminal, the newest activity is product actually being moved. "It's going very well," Keith Bailey,...

 
 News    May 19, 2016 

West Plains Chamber of Commerce's golf tournament gets new name

The West Plains Chamber of Commerce’s golf event is getting a bit of an early 15th birthday present: a new moniker. The 2016 edition of the annual event will now be called the West Plains Masters. The golf scramble, happening Sept. 16 at the...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    News    May 12, 2016

Cause of Marshall-area fire still undetermined

Spokane County Fire District 3 officials say the cause of a blaze that destroyed a home east of Marshall April 30 is still undetermined even though they believe the fire originated in the home’s basement. District Division Chief Debby Dodson said...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    News    May 12, 2016

Davis Communications proposed as addition to comprehensive plan list of Internet providers

You never know what you may get when you show up to a Cheney government meeting. For Tim Gainer, being in the audience at the monthly meeting of the Cheney Planning Commission on May 9 apparently will get his company, Davis Communications, included...

 
 By STAFF AND NEWS REPORTS    News    May 12, 2016

News Briefs

Cheney Fire Department holds open house on Saturday The Cheney Fire Department is inviting people coming downtown for Mayfest to take a short detour and visit its open house Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The station is located on Fourth S...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    May 12, 2016

Section 13 is newest addition to downtown Cheney

There are new faces in Cheney's so-called "Barmuda Triangle" with some notable local roots. The husband and wife team of Matt and Tracy Showalter recently swung open the door of Section 13, best...

 
 By AL STOVER    News    May 12, 2016

Watering tips

During Jarms ACE Hardware's May 7 Garden Party, Michael Pflieger (left) gives Mason Griffis (center) and Madison Griffis (right) tips on watering their plants as their father Brent Griffis...

 
 News    May 12, 2016

West Plains Police News

CHENEY May 2 A 15-year-old female was arrested for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia at Cheney High School. Trespassing was reported on the 1200 block of West First Street. A tape measure was found on the 500 block of North Sixth...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    News    May 5, 2016

Testing, testing

Cheney firefighters checked out the pumping system on one of the department's attack engines on May 3 using vacant land in the city's Commerce and Industrial Park....

 
 By KAMERRA FOSTER    News    May 5, 2016

Preserving a natural future through planting trees

With mud on their shoes and sweat on their brows, more than 30 volunteers gathered to plant trees on Saturday, April 16, at Feryn Ranch Conservation Area east of Mead in Spokane County. The Lands...

 
 News    May 5, 2016

ML Planning Commission discusses reasons behind zoning codes

Medical Lake’s Planning Commission continued its comprehensive plan review process at its April 28 meeting with a quick study of the city’s L-1 Light Industrial Zone chapter. Only a small piece of the city is zoned for light industrial, which is...

 
 By STAFF AND NEWS SOURCES    News    May 5, 2016

News Briefs

Ice Age Floods lecture and field trip looks at outburst Did a collapse of an Ice Age glacial lobe cause a massive flood that inundated the Spokane Valley area and buried it in sand and gravel up to 700 feet thick? A lecture May 6 and field trip May...

 
 News    May 5, 2016

Out for a stroll

A young moose trots along near one of the wetlands at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge last week....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    May 5, 2016

Turf company warehouse project is underway

A building project for a West Plains business that had been anticipated to be completed by now has just recently broken ground. Coast-To-Coast Turf, a national company that installs artificial turf...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    May 5, 2016

'Pints4Paws' seeks to raise funds for SpokAnimal

Cheney’s New Boundary Brewing Co. wants to connect runners, beer lovers and friends of animals in a fundraising event for SpokAnimal. The Sunday, May 22 ,“Pints 4 Paws Benefit 5K” has been in the works for awhile, spokesperson and brewery...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    May 5, 2016

No more splinters

Another new set of bleachers is about to be built in the empty space at the Cheney Rodeo's Bi-Mart Arena. The new seating area not only replaces another set of aging bleachers but will also increase...

 
 News    May 5, 2016

Holiday Inn open house is May 19

West Plains residents are invited to the official unveiling Thursday, May 19, of the expanded and remodeled Holiday Inn Express located at Betz Road and State Route 904. The open house event runs from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m., is free of charge and will...

 
 News    May 5, 2016

West Plains Police News

CHENEY April 25 Third-degree theft was reported on the 1800 block of Third Street. A car stereo was taken. Third-degree theft was reported on the 200 block of South Cheney-Spangle Road. A wallet and laptop were taken from a vehicle. A purple bicycle...

 
 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...

 

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