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Cheney Middle School FBLA chapter competes in Regional Winter Conference

The Cheney Middle School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter competed at the 2017 Northeast Regional Winter Conference, held Feb. 4 at the Eastpoint Church in Spokane Valley. Eleven students from Cheney Middle School... — Updated 3/2/2017


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West Plains residents make WSU president’s list Several West Plains residents made the Washington State University’s president’s list. Airway Heights — Rylie Ann Porterfield. Cheney — Kyra Angeline Allen, Ryan Michael... — Updated 2/23/2017


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Cheney School District schedules snow make-up days The Cheney School District recently had three school closures related to weather and road conditions. This district will use the following days to make up for the closures: Feb.... — Updated 2/9/2017


DeGruy to hold diversity workshop at EWU

Internationally renowned educator and researcher Dr. Joy DeGruy, Ph.D., will hold a special workshop at Eastern Washington University on topics of cultural sensitivity and diversity, as well as areas of mental and ecological resili... — Updated 2/9/2017 Full story


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Pendleton and Simonsen on dean’s list Cheney High School alumna Kelly Simonsen and Medical Lake High School alum Jonah Pendleton made the George Fox University’s dean’s list for fall quarter. Simonsen is currently studying... — Updated 1/26/2017


DNR seeks wildland firefighters for summer

The Washington state Department of Natural Resources is recruiting wildland firefighters for this summer to perform pre-suppression and suppression related activities as a member of a hand crew or wildland fire engine crew.... — Updated 1/12/2017


CMA elects new officers

While snow cancelled the Jan. 9 meeting of the Cheney Merchants Association, it did not stall voting for the organization’s new officers as the results of several weeks of email-submitted balloting were announced, Jan. 10.... — Updated 1/12/2017


ML students advance in Act Six scholarship application process

Medical Lake High School seniors Hailey Hostetter, Kristina Michener and Katy Parr are moving on to phase II of the Act Six Spokane scholarship application process. An initiative of the YMCA of the Inland Northwest, Act Six... — Updated 1/5/2017


Prendez exhibit comes to Downtown Student Gallery

Eastern Washington University's Downtown Student Galley will kick off 2017 with Jake Prendez's "Churro Know My Life" exhibit, which runs from Jan. 9 to Feb. 13. Prendez is an... — Updated 12/22/2016


STCU awards total of $5,000 to help teens make a difference

The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) officers at Cheney High School received $1,500 from Spokane Teachers Credit Union's Hundred Dollar Project for coordinating, raising... — Updated 12/22/2016


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Hallett announces November PACE winners Hallett Elementary School announced its Partners Advancing Character Education (PACE) award winners for November. PACE/Citizenship — Sophia Hartwell, Kasper Haynes, Jared Sammons,... — Updated 12/15/2016


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Cheney High marching band, color guard finish season The Cheney High School marching band and color guard wrapped-up a very successful season of regional competition. The band consists of 80 student musicians and color guard... — Updated 12/8/2016


Zak Designs announces promotions

Zak Designs, located in Airway Heights, announced several recent internal promotions. Deanna Sellers has been promoted to vice president of the International Contract and Manufacturing Department and will oversee all product develo... — Updated 12/8/2016


Zak's HydraTrak bottle wins design award

Zak Designs, a worldwide distributor of licensed mealtime products and beverageware, received a special anniversary present the company announced, Oct. 14. Located in Airway Heights, and celebrating their 40th anniversary in 2016,... — Updated 10/20/2016


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CHS makes list of top schools for low income students Cheney High School was voted as one of the top high schools for low-income students, ranking 299 out of 500 in Newsweek’s “Beating the Odds” list. The list features... — Updated 9/29/2016


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Medical Lake School District Thoughtexchange conversation Medical Lake School District, in partnership with Re*Imagine Medical Lake and the city of Medical Lake, would like to invite parents and community members to participate in... — Updated 9/15/2016


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Cheney Fire Department holds open house on Saturday The Cheney Fire Department is inviting people coming downtown for Mayfest to take a short detour and visit its open house Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The station is... — Updated 5/12/2016


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Bryant makes University of Oregon winter Dean’s List Medical Lake’s Kristina Bryant was one of 570 students who made Eastern Oregon University’s Dean’s List for the winter term. Qualifying students achieve and maintain a gr... — Updated 4/14/2016


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Cheney’s Doney wins regional History Bee competition Eight eighth-graders from Cheney Middle School competed in the regional History Bee competition in Seattle, March 22. Dylan Doney won the competition and became the National... — Updated 4/7/2016


Eastern's Morley to receive Represenative Timm Ormsby award

Eastern Washington University announced that professor Laurie Morley, Ph.D, is one of five Washington public university faculty to receive the 2016 Representative Timm Ormsby Award for Faculty Citizenship. Sponsored by the... — Updated 3/24/2016


CHS Drama presents 'Beauty and the Beast'

"Beauty and the Beast" is a musical production that will be shown in the Showalter Auditorium on Eastern Washington University's Cheney campus, March 25- 26, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $... — Updated 3/17/2016


Cheney Federal Credit Union celebrates 65 years

The Cheney Federal Credit Union annual meeting, held March 12, marked a milestone for the local financial institution. In addition to the meeting proceedings, CFCU observed its 65th anniversary of service to the community. In... — Updated 3/17/2016


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Cheney’s Gilbert receives STCU Credit 2 Kids award Cheney High School student Mariah Gilbert was selected as the recipient of STCU’s (Spokane Teachers Credit Union) Credit 2 Kids award. STCU and Krem 2 recognized Gilbert for... — Updated 2/4/2016


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Schloss will oversee Cheney STCU branch Spokane Teachers Credit Union has recently promoted or hired four people to regional manager positions. Each of these managers oversees multiple STCU branch locations. Included is a new face... — Updated 12/24/2015


EWU and Columbia Basin College partner for credit transfer program

PASCO —Eastern Washington University and Columbia Basin College (CBC) announced in a news release that they have signed an innovative agreement designed to provide CBC students with a clear transfer pathway to attend EWU and... — Updated 12/17/2015


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