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Housing market leveling out

CHENEY – In the past couple of years, the Inland Northwest has seen the housing market in places like Spokane and Coeur d'Alene reach record highs. Cheney has also seen the boom... — Updated 6/23/2022


Summer intern joins Free Press

CHENEY - A West Virginia University student has joined Free Press Publishing as a summer intern. Brenton "Brent" Johnson, 26, of Morgantown, W.V., is interning on an International... — Updated 6/22/2022


Running for Domestic Violence awareness

CHENEY- Sunday morning, community members gathered at Roos Field on Eastern Washington University's (EWU) campus for a 5K run honoring the life of Sativa Transue, an EWU alum who... — Updated 6/22/2022


City council postpones decision on Blackhawk Ridge plat

CHENEY— The city of Cheney has postponed its decision on approval or disapproval of the Blackhawk Ridge Preliminary Plat and moved into a brief closed session to address... — Updated 6/16/2022


Blue Grass in Tyler

The Blue Grass Band provided musical entertainment for browsers at the annual Tyler Daze Community Flea Market on Saturday, June 4.... — Updated 6/16/2022


STA offering free summer adventures for youth

CHENEY-For the second summer in a row, the Spokane Transit Authority (STA) offers free summer bus passes for children between the ages of 6-18 or any students enrolled in... — Updated 6/16/2022


Engineers in the spotlight at EWU

CHENEY- Students in the Mechanical Engineering & Technology department at Eastern Washington University (EWU) were in the spotlight last Wednesday, May 8, when the university... — Updated 6/16/2022


Park trail to see improvements between Malden and Rosalia

CHENEY-The Palouse to Cascades Trail State Park will see improvements, including a new trailhead, grading in three locations and trestle repairs between Malden and Rosalia by the... — Updated 6/9/2022


Spokane Festival of Speed gathers motorsport community

AIRWAY HEIGHTS- Sixty cars, some capable of reaching speeds upward of 170 mph, raced sped around the 2.25-mile-long track at Qlispé Raceway Park (QRP) last weekend, competing in th... — Updated 6/9/2022


Community Transition Program celebrates 2022 grads

CHENEY-Cheney School District Community Transition Program (CTP), designed to provide more independence and life readiness skills to students with disabilities between 18-21 years... — Updated 6/9/2022


Infrastructure continues to be high on the list of priorities

CHENEY- In efforts to maintain the sustainability of Cheney, the city council has identified a few of its main priorities like infrastructure, growth management and things that... — Updated 6/9/2022


Pearson promoted to ad manager

CHENEY- Kimberly Pearson is the new ad manager for Free Press Publishing (FPP). Pearson, a former company sales representative, was promoted to the position after the retirement of... — Updated 6/9/2022


Staggered school schedule approved

CHENEY – Following a two-week postponement, the Cheney School Board has approved the staggered school schedule. Cheney Middle School, Cheney High School and Westwood Middle... — Updated 6/2/2022


A glimpse of history portrayed in Cheney

CHENEY – Locals and visitors alike came from all over to watch the recreation of a piece of American history at the Spokane Civil War Reenactment over the Memorial Day Weekend in... — Updated 6/2/2022


Local producers of Ag products impacted by inflation

CHENEY—Federal policies on oil, fuel and other markets have created a tough economy and a tough year for producers and consumers of Ag products. Kyle Cordill is a fifth... — Updated 6/2/2022


Eagle Station: Efficiency, sustainability and mobility

CHENEY – Eastern Washington University's (EWU) new bus stop, Eagle Station, located on Elm Street, offers EWU community members an inexpensive, sustainable way of getting from... — Updated 6/2/2022


Renovations continue on Eastern's Science building

CHENEY – Still in its beginning stages, Eastern Washington University’s (EWU) science building has been undergoing renovations for two months and is seeking an additional $45... — Updated 6/2/2022


Free Press Advertising Manager retiring

CHENEY – After nearly 25 years of employment with the Cheney Free Press, Advertising Manager DeeAnn Gibb is settling into retirement. "When I first started, Bill Ifft (owner) was... — Updated 6/2/2022


Civil War reenactment set for Memorial weekend

CHENEY— A Civil War reenactment this weekend offers a tribute to the lives lost in war and an opportunity to bring history to life. The reenactment takes place at 112 Anderson... — Updated 5/25/2022


Food scarcity and insecurity issues continue

CHENEY— With inflation growing and affecting all aspects of everyday life, food insecurity is asserting itself as a prevalent issue in the Cheney community and surrounding areas.... — Updated 5/25/2022


USIP Officer speaks at Eastern

CHENEY- Senior Program Officer for the Center for Russia and Europe at the U.S. Institute of Peace Heather Ashby visited Eastern Washington University last week to present her serie... — Updated 5/25/2022


Spokane Symphony plays at Mason Jar

CHENEY— A packed house at the Mason Jar downtown Thursday night, May 19, was treated to 45 minutes of classical music performed by the Spokane Symphony. The appearance was part... — Updated 5/25/2022


Memorial Day Weekend Celebration

CHENEY— Local organizations are coming together through different events over the Memorial Day weekend to honor the many lives lost in the nation’s wars. American Legion Post... — Updated 5/25/2022


Symposium highlights student research

CHENEY-Eastern Washington University (EWU) hosted its 25th anniversary of the Student Research and Creative Works Symposium last week to showcase the hard work and dedication of... — Updated 5/19/2022


Inferno Wings open for business

CHENEY- After almost two years of strictly delivery and pickup orders, Inferno Wings moved out of Bene's kitchen on May 1 and opened their own place to call home at 401 1st St.... — Updated 5/19/2022


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