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 By AL STOVER    News    August 18, 2016 

Airway Heights commission gets US-2 revitalization, bond updates

The Aug. 10 Airway Heights Planning Commission meeting agenda included no actions items, but several updates. Development Services Director Derrick Braaten informed the commission that staff held an open house on July 21 to gather citizen input for...

 

News briefs

FROM STAFF AND NEWS SOURCES Cheney downtown water work to wrap up Crews with Accelerated Construction are scheduled to wrap up work on Cheney’s “Water Bore Project” on State Route 904/First Street as early as next week, Aug. 22-26. The $61,785...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    News    August 18, 2016 

Monday pick up

From left to right: Phoebe Short, Hailey MaGalsky, Ryan MaGalsky, Connor MaGalsky and Naomi Short pose with some of the litter they picked up Monday morning along Washington Street near the Eastern...

 
 By AL STOVER    News    August 18, 2016 

Bluegrass beside Medical Lake's blue waters

The Blue Waters Bluegrass Festival celebrated its 15th year at Waterfront Park in Medical Lake, Aug. 12-14, and featured acts from around the United States and Canada. The festival kicked off with a...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    August 18, 2016 

Shift of Trading Company to Yoke's will take time

As announced July 11, the Cheney Trading Company store was part of a four-store acquisition by the Yoke's Fresh Market chain. But following the official change of ownership on Sunday, Sept. 11, don't...

 

Cheney welcomes CHAS

Contributed photo by Cheney residents got a sneak peek at the Community Health Association of Spokane(CHAS) clinic at 1720 Second St. during an Aug. 9 open house. During the open house, Cheney Mayor...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    August 18, 2016 

Construction at grain loading facility a wrap

The big crane is finally gone and that's good news out at Four Lakes for the Highline Grain Terminal, and for the region's wheat farmers, too. It was just about 14 months ago that the massive...

 

West Plains Police News

Cheney Aug. 8 Third-degree malicious mischief was reported on the 400 block of First Street. There was damage to a sign. Second-degree theft/unauthorized use of a debit card was reported at the Cheney Police Department. Aug. 9 A 1992 Honda Accord was...

 
 By AL STOVER    News    August 11, 2016

Browns named ML Garden of the Month

Don and Marlene Brown's home at 615 N. Minnie St., is the Medical Lake Kiwanis and Cheney Garden Club's August selection for Garden of the Month. They received a $25 gift certificate from Village...

 
 By AL STOVER    News    August 11, 2016

Rosenbeck joins Medical Lake City Council

Medical Lake residents who attend City Council meetings may notice a new face among the current council members. Elizabeth Rosenbeck was sworn in as the council's Position 5 representative at the June...

 
 By AL STOVER    News    August 11, 2016

King resigns as ML rec coordinator

Ashlee King has spent the last seven years as the recreation coordinator for the city of Medical Lake, planning activities and getting to know local families. Now she's taking a different path to...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    August 11, 2016

Jarms hosts 'Grill Your Ace Off' event, Aug. 13

The second part of Jarms Ace Hardware’s fundraising effort for the Children’s Miracle Network takes place Saturday, Aug. 13 when they present “Grill Your Ace Off” from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. The event takes place at the store at 6 Cheney-Spokane...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    August 11, 2016

Apex Physical Therapy celebrates 20 years

Apex Physical Therapy reaches a milestone next week, celebrating 20 years in the business of helping ease pain. Amy Sanderson is among those who have been there since the beginning - and actually...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    August 11, 2016

Spokane Teacher's Credit Union focuses on western expansion

After populating much of Spokane and Coeur d’Alene with branches, Spokane Teacher’s Credit Union is focusing its latest expansion to the west. STCU just opened its Qualchan branch at the junction of Cheney-Spokane Road and U.S. Highway 195 and...

 

West Plains Police News

CHENEY Aug. 1 Third-degree theft was reported on the 200 block of South Cheney-Spangle Road. Workout stuff was taken. Aug. 2 Harassment was reported on the zero hundred block of West Fifth Street. Timothie S. Evans, 28, was arrested for violation of...

 

Include pets in wildfire emergency plans

The Washington state Fire Marshal’s Office is recommending that families make precautions for pets during a wildfire emergency, including assembling a pet survival kit with the following items: • food, water and medicine(s) for five days, •...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    August 4, 2016

Peirone puts precision in its produce

The next time customers purchase a pound of bananas for the advertised 39 cents per pound from retailers like Rosauers, Super 1, Yoke's Fresh Market or Trading Company, consider the tender loving care...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    August 4, 2016

Cheney Merchants Association pushes for business development

The future of Cheney’s economic development and business growth looks to rest with the people already working to make a living in the city. A cooperative effort orchestrated by the Cheney Merchants Association (CMA) plans to draw the ideas of...

 
 By AL STOVER    News    August 4, 2016

EWU holds annual community food drive, rummage sale

Eastern Washington University is in the ninth year of its community food drive. The food drive is accepting monetary and food donations until Aug. 10. The money will be donated to the Cheney Food Bank, Cheney Outreach — for backpacks and school...

 

West Plains Police News

CHENEY July 25 A stolen vehicle was recovered on the zero hundred block of Columbia Street. The vehicle was stolen out of Spokane. Trespassing was reported on the 2800 block of First Street. Third-degree malicious mischief was reported on the 100 blo...

 

Candidate Q&A with Dave Wilson

1. What are the most pressing issues facing Eastern Washington? 2. How would you address breaking the gridlock in Congress? 3. What are the two biggest challenges facing economic development in the...

 

Candidate Q&A with Joe Pakootas

1. The need for good jobs with equal pay and 2) our lack of infrastructure which is not just roads, bridges and highways. Today the U.S. spends less than 2 percent of Gross Domestic Product on...

 

Candidate Q&A with Tom Horne

1. We need more good jobs. Logging and mining built this district. Both have been substantially reduced by EPA regulations and by laws that stop logging and mining projects. I would call for...

 

Cathy McMorris Rodgers with Candidate Q&A

1. Two big priorities that I have been leading on for Eastern Washington are substantive Veterans Affairs reform and better forest management. I have introduced two pieces of legislation to address...

 

Donation to Jensen Ranch

The Jensen Memorial Youth Ranch received a $10,200 donation from the Northwest Farm Credit Services on July 22. The money will go toward expansion of a barn used for Medical Lake High School Future...

 

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