It was never Cheney resident Debbie Anderson’s intention to open a store. It was the clientele at her current business that finally drove her, along with daughter Aly Avey, to open Cheney’s latest foray into the antiques genre, Against the Grain.
Anderson is owner along with husband Brian of Cheney’s Holiday Inn Express, whose guests often peppered her with questions about what the city has to offer.
“People kept asking, ‘Where can we eat and do you have any unique, quaint places to shop?’” Anderson said.
Anderson previously owned an interior design business in Spokane, but af...