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  • Academic State Champions

    Olivia Harnack, Valley News Herald|Updated Jun 5, 2024

  • Sixth in the state

    Roger Harnack, Valley News Herald|Updated Jun 5, 2024

  • Someone paid for your freedoms

    Roger Harnack, Cheney Free Press|Updated May 23, 2024

    Disappointingly, many Americans are worried about silly first-world problems like where to go boating or what to barbecue over the upcoming weekend. Too many view this up coming three-day break as an excuse to eat, drink and party, never giving a thought as to why Memorial Day is observed. So while you’re anxiously awaiting the long weekend, take time to remember, understand and plan to observe Memorial Day. Memorial Day is dedicated to the men and women killed while serving i...

  • Liberty girls in state fastpitch tournament

    Roger Harnack, Cheney Free Press|Updated May 23, 2024

    YAKIMA — The Liberty (Spangle) girls fastpitch team finished the season with a single loss. This week, the Lancers (22-1) will have an opportunity to show they deserve a shot at the state Class 2B title. The No. 5-ranked Lancers charge into the Gateway Sports Complex for the state fastpitch softball tournament Friday, May 24. They open tournament play at 10 a.m. on Field No. 3 against the No. 12-ranked Lake Roosevelt Raiders (18-5) from Coulee Dam. The Lancers are the top team out of the Northeast 2B League; the Raiders f...

  • Veterans cemetery to observe Memorial Day

    Clare McGraw, Cheney Free Press|Updated May 22, 2024

    MEDICAL LAKE – The State Veterans Cemetery at Medical Lake will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 27. Starting at 11 a.m., the event honors the service and sacrifice of U.S. veterans and their families. Due to limited on-site parking, attendees are encouraged to carpool. Overflow parking will be available on Ritchey Road. Pets and the use of tobacco products are prohibited on cemetery grounds. In preparation for the ceremony, members of the military will p...

  • Colorful aurora borealis

    Roger Harnack, Cheney Free Press|Updated May 16, 2024

    A G5 (extreme) geomagnetic storm resulted in one of the most brilliant displays of northern lights, scientifically known as aurora borealis, on Friday night, May 10. The colorful aerial display was visible across Eastern Washington. Pictured, the colorful sky silhouettes farm buildings....

  • Trestle Sunset

    Roger Harnack, Cheney Free PRess|Updated May 13, 2024

  • Strong arm in Rosalia

    Roger Harnack, Cheney Free Press|Updated May 2, 2024

    Timberwolf Briley Smith of Rosalia competed for Tekoa-Rosalia at the Undeberg Invitational on Saturday in Rosalia. Smith qualified for the finals in girls shot put, where she ninth overall with a personal record toss of 27-05....

  • Sports Briefs

    Updated May 2, 2024

    SOCCER Cheney wraps up GSL play CHENEY - The Blackhawks boys soccer completed the initial Greater Spokane League regular season for head coach Noah Prophet with shutout and shootout losses. Cheney (2-6 GSL/6-8 overall) dropped a 2-0 game April 24 vs. Lewis and Clark (6-2/11-3) at ONE Spokane Stadium. On April 26, the Blackhawks had to go into overtime and finally a shootout before falling Gonzaga Prep 1-0 on senior day. Jackson Reagan came out of goal to score the Blackhawks'...

  • Stolen honeybun leads to arrest

    Roger Harnack, Valley News Herald|Updated Apr 26, 2024

    SPOKANE VALLEY — A local man shoplifting a honeybun is being held in the Spokane County Jail on multiple cahrges. Mayger D. Jones, 23, is being held on $2,500 bond on charges of possession of a stolen firearm, carrying a concealed weapon without a permit and third-degree theft. His arrest came at about 7:35 p.m. April 22 after deputies responded to a call of a man walking round the WinCo Foods grocery store, 9718 E. Sprague Ave., with a gun on his hip, records show. The caller, a store employee, reported the man, later i...

  • Governor declares statewide drought

    Roger Harnack, Cheney Free Press|Updated Apr 26, 2024

    OLYMPIA — The state Department of Ecology has declared a statewide drought emergency for everywhere except cities with large storage basins. The drought update was issued Friday, April 19, with the agency predicting a warm, dry spring. According to the agency, the weather forecast will leave many watershed statewide with low water. The declaration allows state agencies to provide drought-related assistance in a more timely manner. Gov. Jay Inslee calked up this year’s forecast drought to global warming. “As our climate conti...

  • Glimpse of an eclipse

    Roger Harnack|Updated Apr 11, 2024

    With a little patience and a high-density filter, Eastern Washington residents were able to catch a glimpse of the Monday, April 8, solar eclipse. In our region, at about 11:35 a.m., the moon covered from 26.1-28.5% of the sun. That glimpse was available between clouds. The partial eclipse here lasted 1 hour 52 minutes; it began here at 10:39 a.m. and ended at 12:31 p.m. While we observed only a glimpse of the eclipse, the moon totally blocked the sun across a 115-mile swath...

  • End of the rainbow

    Roger Harnack|Updated Apr 4, 2024

    A rainbow appears to end at a barn on Spangle-Waverly Road last week, east of Liberty High School. The rainbow and sunset combined to cast a golden hue over the farm....

  • Mat Hawks place in arena

    Updated Apr 4, 2024

    Cheney Free Press SPOKANE - Here are the Cheney Mat Hawks Wrestling Club's Top 3 placers at the Jason Crawford Memorial Tournament that took place Saturday, March 30, in Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena: Champions Age/Weight 9 / 10 64-64 - Elliot Colliflower 9 / 10 132-139 - Kasen Webber Second-Place 7 / 8 55-56 - Maverick Gibson 7 / 8 65-66 - Levi Burgess 7 / 8 89-96 - Beau Byrd 7 / 8 120-127 - Logan Frachiseur 9 / 10 65-66 - Brady Ridl 9 / 10 82-84 - Wesley Olin 11 / 12...

  • Mat Maulers wrestle at Jason Crawford

    Cheney Free Press|Updated Apr 4, 2024

    SPOKANE - Here are the Medical Lake Mat Maulers Wrestling Club's Top 3 placers at the Jason Crawford Memorial Tournament that took place Saturday, March 30, in Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena: Champions Age/Weight 5 / 6 60-61- Kash Kuhn 5 / 6 69-74 - Dean Benham Second-place 7 / 8 50-54 - Tucker Reisenauer Third-place 5 / 6 44-46 - Elias Thompson 5 / 6 45-46 - Jasper Reisenauer 13 / 14 119-121 - Nathan Pendell...

  • Two Mat Dawgs reach finals

    Valley News Herald|Updated Apr 4, 2024

    SPOKANE - Two Freeman Mat Dawgs grapplers reached championship matches at the Jason Crawford Memorial Tournament on Saturday, March 30, in Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena. But but came home with silver medals. Wrestling in the girls 9/10 division, Lillian Marchand took second-place at 83-85 pounds. She won her first two match by pinning, topping Kimberly Navarrete of Grandview Popeye in 27 seconds and then Bella Martinez of Quincy Regulator Wrestling in 17 seconds. In the...

  • Two West Valley wrestling win titles

    Updated Apr 4, 2024

    More than 2,100 compete at Jason Crawford Valley News Herald SPOKANE - The West Valley Wrestling Club brought home several medals from the annual Jason Crawford Memorial Tournament on Saturday, March 30. More than 2,100 wrestlers ages 5-14 competed in the "state" event in Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena. West Valley's champions include Rowen Marek, the boys 13/14 winner in the 68-72-pound weight class and Sofie May, the victor in the girls 13/14 division in 128-135 pounds....

  • NCAA Haystack

    Roger Harnack, Cheney Free Press|Updated Mar 28, 2024

    A farmer along Spangle-Waverly Road has erected a hay tribute to the Washington State University Cougars men's basketball team for reaching the national championship "March Madness" tournament. The Cougars, however, have subsequently been eliminated....

  • It's Cookie Time

    Roger Harnack, Cheney Free Press|Updated Mar 28, 2024

    Cheney Brownie Lianna Wuesthoff, 8, markets her Girl Scout cookes along West First Street last week. Wuesthoff, was joined by brother Elijah, 7, and mother, Eryn, not pictured....

  • Trump, Biden rematch looming

    ROGER HARNACK, Cheney Free Press|Updated Mar 15, 2024

    SPOKANE - Following the Tuesday, March 12, primary in Washington and other states, its appears that voters will see a rematch in the race for U.S. President. Both former President Republican Donald J. Trump and current Democrat President Joseph R. Biden Jr. secured enough support to become the presumptive nominees for their parties. In Washington state, 1.25 million voters cast ballots in the primary election. Trump received 442,048 votes statewide, or 73.8% of Republican...

  • State budget includes funds for 6th District projects

    Roger Harnack, Valley News Herald|Updated Mar 15, 2024

    SPOKANE — The state’s 2024-25 supplemental capital budget includes money to for several 6th Legislative District projects. “The additional money for transportation projects in this supplemental budget will positively impact the transportation system in our communities,” Rep. Mike Volz, R-Spokane, said. “For example, the project for Snowdon will improve safety for kids, which is always a priority.” The funds were part of the funding package introduced as Senate Bill 5949, which appropriated $1.33 billion for projects st...

  • State unveils pike "rapid response" plan

    Roger Harnack, Cheney Free Press|Updated Mar 15, 2024

    LAKE ROOSEVELT - The state Department of Fish and Wildlife has released a "rapid response" plan to take extraordinary measures to kill northern pike found in waterways like Lake Roosevelt. Released last week, the plan would allow state officials and tribes to draw down reservoirs, using Rotenone to poison the fish, netting and seining, quarantining waterways and more after declaring a northern pike emergency. State Aquatic Invasive Species Policy Coordinator Justin Bush...

  • State budget includes $419,000 for Snowdon routes

    Roger Harnack, Cheney Free Press|Updated Mar 15, 2024

    CHENEY — The state’s 2024-25 supplemental capital budget includes money to improve traffic routes for students and families headed to Snowdon Elementary School. The budget earmarks $419,000 for improving transportation routes in and around the 6323 S. Holly Road school. “The additional money for transportation projects in this supplemental budget will positively impact the transportation system in our communities,” 6th Legislative District Rep. Mike Volz said. “For example, the project for Snowdon will improve safety fo...

  • Budget funds education, recovery and water projects

    Roger Harnack, Cheney Free Press|Updated Mar 15, 2024

    OLYMPIA — The state’s supplemental capital budget approved March 6 included funding for several 9th Legislative District projects. Several school districts were allocated funds from the modernization program, including LaCrosse, Palouse, Pomeroy, Steptoe and others. In Pullman, Washington State University also is allocated $10 million for anew digester for the Knott Dairy Center, which makes Cougar Gold cheese. The school will also get $3 million for an energy program. Eastern Washington University in Cheney also rec...

  • Cheney's Skaff, McGee voted top GSL coaches

    PAUL DELANEY, Cheney Free Press|Updated Mar 14, 2024

    CHENEY - Cheney wrestling left Tacoma and Mat Classic IIIV a few weeks ago minus sought after state titles. However, they returned home to be honored in a memorable way, landing Greater Spokane League accolades with Coach-of-the-Year awards for both boys and girls - each a first-year head coach. Brian Skaff guided Cheney's boys to a 5-4 regular season record in GSL dual meets while Jeremy McGee took the reins of a new girls team that five of its members selected for...

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