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 By RILEY KANKELBERG    News

Airway Heights council returns briefly to in-person meetings

AIRWAY HEIGHTS — Following their lengthy study session, the City Council met on Aug. 2 in their first hybrid meeting. Certain members of staff and council were present in their normal meeting while others attended via Zoom. The m... — Updated 8/12/2021

 
 By RILEY KANKELBERG    News

Roam Coffee now open in Medical Lake

MEDICAL LAKE - Roam Roasters, a roasting company based in Harrington, Washington, is bringing their coffee to Medical Lake. As of July 1, they are open for business on Lake Street a... — Updated 8/5/2021

 
 By RILEY KANKELBERG    News

Medical Lake school board prepares for the new year

MEDICAL LAKE — The school board held both a budget meeting and regular meeting on July 27. They are budgeting for a predicted enrollment of 1,750 general students and 25 Running Start students. While enrollment has gone down due... — Updated 8/5/2021

 
 By RILEY KANKELBERG    News

Medical Lake approves six-year transportation plan

MEDICAL LAKE — The City Council approved the six-year transportation program for 2022-2027 at their July 20 meeting. A public hearing for the plan was also held, but there were no citizen comments. The transportation improvement... — Updated 8/5/2021

 
 By RILEY KANKELBERG    News

Airway Heights examines childcare options

AIRWAY HEIGHTS — The City Council heard a presentation on the state of the city’s childcare services at their July 26 study session. The city was provided with $57,200 by the Washington State Department of Commerce to conduct... — Updated 8/5/2021

 
 By RILEY KANKELBERG    News

Airway Heights council reviews police reforms

AIRWAY HEIGHTS — The city held a study session packed with information on July 26. One of the hot topics was the new police legislature that went into effect on July 25, as Police Chief Brad Richmond brought a presentation to bre... — Updated 8/5/2021

 
 By RILEY KANKELBERG    News

Dolle, Zorrozua ahead in Cheney School Board election

CHENEY — According to the initial results of the August 3 elections, Suzanne G. Dolle and Zachary Zorrozua will be moving to the general election for the second seat of the Cheney School Board. Zorrozua received 44.84% of the... — Updated 8/5/2021

 
 By RILEY KANKELBERG    News

Spokane Fire District 3 levy on its way to passing

CHENEY — According to the initial results of the August 3 elections, the Spokane County Fire District 3 succeeded in passing their property tax levy for fire protection and emergency medical services. The proposition received... — Updated 8/5/2021

 
 By RILEY KANKELBERG    News

Gaining insights into 'women warriors'

AIRWAY HEIGHTS - Fairchild Air Force Base hosted a special tour on July 23 for the Girl Scouts of America. The Athena Tour took a select group of Girl Scouts around the base to... — Updated 8/5/2021

 

Medical Lake Tennis-A-Thon celebrates 24th anniversary

MEDICAL LAKE - Medical Lake held its 24th annual Tennis-A-Thon beginning on July 21 at noon and ending at the same time on July 22. Leroy Lemaster, the former high school tennis... — Updated 8/5/2021

 
 By Riley Kankelberg    News

Spokane Fire District 3 levy on its way to passing

CHENEY — According to the initial results of the August 3 elections, the Spokane County Fire District 3 succeeded in passing their property tax levy for fire protection and emergency medical services. The proposition received... — Updated 8/3/2021 Full story

 
 By Riley Kankelberg    News

Dolle, Zorrozua ahead in Cheney School Board election

CHENEY — According to the initial results of the August 3 elections, Suzanne G. Dolle and Zachary Zorrozua will be moving to the general election for the second seat of the Cheney School Board. Zorrozua received 44.84% of the... — Updated 8/3/2021 Full story

 
 By RILEY KANKELBERG    News

Airway Heights holds speedy city council meeting

AIRWAY HEIGHTS — The City Council had a speedy meeting on July 19. After approval of the minutes of three meetings, Police Chief Brad Richmond notified the council of a new email tip line intended for community use. The council... — Updated 7/29/2021

 
 By RILEY KANKELBERG    News

Medical Lake approves interlocal water agreement

MEDICAL LAKE — The City Council finalized an interlocal agreement with Four Lakes Water District 10 at their July 20 meeting. The agreement is for the provision of water between the city and the district, which up until now has... — Updated 7/29/2021

 
 By RILEY KANKELBERG    News

WASPC voices concerns regarding new law enforcement legislation

AIRWAY HEIGHTS — The Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs (WASPC) is currently working on community outreach to educate the public on the effects of new police legislature that went into effect on July 25. In a pr... — Updated 7/29/2021

 
 By RILEY KANKELBERG    News

Fire damages buildings in Medical Lake

MEDICAL LAKE – A structure fire damaged two properties on Campbell Street in Medical Lake. The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but the call for firefighters came... — Updated 7/29/2021

 
 By RILEY KANKELBERG    News

Medical Lake City Council discusses construction options

MEDICAL LAKE — The City Council finalized several projects during their July 20 meeting. The council had originally planned on meeting in person, but new requirements meant they needed to offer Zoom options as well. The city is... — Updated 7/29/2021

 
 By RILEY KANKELBERG    News

AH public art ordinance awaits council approval

AIRWAY HEIGHTS – The Planning Commission took another step forward in the city’s Public Art Plan at their July 14 meeting. They voted to take the latest ordinance to the City Council for a public hearing. The ordinance will... — Updated 7/22/2021

 
 By RILEY KANKELBERG    News

Airway Heights corrects affordable housing incentives

AIRWAY HEIGHTS — The City Council looked at a resolution concerning additional affordable housing incentives at their July 12 study session. Due to the city’s steadily increasing growth, affordable housing is a priority for... — Updated 7/22/2021

 
 By RILEY KANKELBERG    News

Fire District 3 seeks restoration of levy amount

CHENEY — Spokane County Fire District No. 3 has a property tax levy proposal alongside the fast-approaching elections. The proposed levy would restore the district to $1.50 per $1,000 of assessed value and be collected in 2022.... — Updated 7/22/2021

 

Police reform laws going into effect July 25

AIRWAY HEIGHTS — Like the rest of Washington state, the police department will be adjusting their tactics this month. Eleven new bills, signed by Gov. Jay Inslee in May, will go into effect on July 25. These bills are a result of... — Updated 7/22/2021

 
 By RILEY KANKELBERG    News

DDM Imports fined for third violation

AIRWAY HEIGHTS — DDM Imports, a company located on Garfield Road in Airway Heights, was a part of a federal Clean Air Act violation for the third time in two years. The company was fined $66,622 without admission of liability... — Updated 7/21/2021

 
 By RILEY KANKELBERG    News

Feed Medical Lake celebrates its 10th anniversary

MEDICAL LAKE — After postponing the celebration due to the heat, Feed Medical Lake finally celebrated its 10th anniversary on July 12. With an outdoor barbeque spread and celebratory cake and ice cream, they gathered at St.... — Updated 7/15/2021

 

Medical Lake school district reviews discipline policy

MEDICAL LAKE — As the 2021-22 school year approaches, the school board anticipates a return to in-person learning. One of the changes coming with the new year is the revised school district discipline policy. The policy is... — Updated 7/15/2021

 

Summer support groups come to Medical Lake schools

MEDICAL LAKE — The school district will be hosting support groups this summer for both children and adults to help process the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. This is the first summer they have held groups like... — Updated 7/15/2021

 

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