Staff Reporter 

New home for West Plains Relay for Life

Venue changes, noise issues force long-time Cheney event to new digs in Medical Lake


Participants in the 2010 Relay for Life set off down Eastern Washington University’s track for the Survivor Lap. Financial issues forced the Relay to Cheney High School, and now to Medical Lake.

Relay for Life is looking to renew itself in Medical Lake this year.

The event hopes it’s finally found a consistent home at Medical Lake High School after moving around the past couple of years, going from EWU’s Roos Field to Cheney High School in 2012. Relay for Life at Medical Lake High School will take place Friday, May 17 at 6 p.m. and last until 9 a.m. the next day.

Holding the event at its former longtime location of EWU proved to be financially unfeasible, forcing it to find a new home in the West Plains. While the move allows Relay for Life to have a consistent location, event...

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