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High school vaccine clinic causes concern

CHENEY – Several community members came out to speak out against coronavirus vaccine and mask mandates as well as a vaccine clinic at Cheney High School during last week’s School Board meeting. The Spokane Regional Health... — Updated 11/24/2021

Cheney firm delivers Capitol Christmas tree

CHENEY - A local company has successfully delivered the national Christmas tree to Joint Base Andrews in Andrews, Md., near the Capitol. The 84-foot tree, harvested in Northern... — Updated 11/24/2021

Eastern student-athletes ring Salvation Army bells

CHENEY - It’s the season of giving and last week Eastern Washington University student-athletes partnered with the Salvation Army to try and raise some money for indigent... — Updated 11/24/2021

Two vehicle crash injures two

CHENEY – The colder weather approaching is leaving ice on the roads for early morning commuters, and on November 22 at 8:28 am 19-year-old Kennedy Peacock from Cheney was trying... — Updated 11/24/2021

West Plains Police News

CHENEY – Here are the Police Department’s calls for service for Nov. 15-21: Nov. 15 Verbal dispute on the 1000 block of Betz Road. Registration and insurance cards stolen from vehicle on the 2500 block of Al Ogdon Way.... — Updated 11/24/2021

Sugar Mamas to offer baked goods in Cheney

CHENEY — A new bakery has opened in the city just in time for the holidays. Sugar Mamas Bakery recently opened at 1831 First St., owner Stacia Harrington said. Harrington, 34, is a long-time resident who said she wanted a... — Updated 11/24/2021

NE2B names all-league players

SPANGLE – The Northeast 2B has announced its all-league football players for the fall 2021 season. For the Liberty Lancers, juniors Brandon Finau and Aaron Roberts were named to the all-league offensive and defensive lines, and... — Updated 11/24/2021

New restrictions on hunters follow wasting disease outbreak

SPOKANE – State game worried about chronic wasting disease in deer, elk, moose and caribou have implemented restrictions on hunters bringing meet into the state. Washington residents hunting in Idaho and Manitoba may only bring... — Updated 11/24/2021

Time to recall, reconnect, give thanks

The last 20 months have been exceedingly difficult for most Americans. A-cross the country there have been coronavirus mandates, riots, increasing taxes, job losses and more. The... — Updated 11/24/2021

By George, McGovern was right

Sen. George McGovern of South Dakota was never a darling of conservatives; however, in his later years he shocked fellow Democrats by his outspoken backing for streamlining... — Updated 11/24/2021

Longtime resident recognized for lifetime achievements

MEDICAL LAKE – Local business owner and resident Gerri Johnson never expected to be nominated for a lifetime achievement award, let alone win one, but that is exactly what happened this year at the West Plains Chamber of... — Updated 11/24/2021

Cheney hosts exchange student from Lebanon

CHENEY – A foreign exchange student from Beruit, Lebanon, said she is enjoying her time at Cheney High School. Tala Daouk, 16, is a junior staying with host family Scott and... — Updated 11/24/2021

Richards signs with St. Norbert

CHENEY – Senior Janie Richards recently signed her letter of intent to accept scholarships and swim for St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisc. Richards was offered a four-year... — Updated 11/24/2021

Looking Back

20 years ago November 28, 1996 Funding sought for colored water problem It’s a chance, an exhaustive guessing game. What color will my water be today? Is it orange or clear as a... — Updated 11/26/2021

Sandra L. Hanner

Sandra L. Hanner Dec. 22, 1948 - Nov. 16, 2021 Sandra L. Hanner, went home to be with The Lord on Nov. 16, 2021. Sandra was born on Dec. 22, 1948 in Minneapolis, Minn. She married... — Updated 11/24/2021

Elroy C. McDermott

Elroy C. McDermott Dec. 22, 1933 - Nov. 14, 2021 Surrounded by his children, Elroy C. McDermott peacefully passed away on Nov. 14, 2021. He is survived by his daughters Christie L.... — Updated 11/24/2021

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