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 By Roger Harnack    News 

Pierce County to consider intervening in I-976 lawsuit

TACOMA – Initiative 976 sponsor Tim Eyman is calling on supporters to pack a meeting Tuesday as the elected Pierce County Council considers intervening in a lawsuit over the... — Updated 12/10/2019

 
 By Roger Harnack    News 

Three Eastern Washington wolves tracked out-of-state

ELK – State officials say three wolves from Eastern Washington have been tracked out-of-state. According to state Department of Fish and Wildlife wolf report released Monday,... — Updated 12/9/2019

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Deputies seek help identifying suspects

SPOKANE - Deputies are asking for the public to help identify two men suspected of using stolen credit cards to buy merchandise in Spokane County. Det. Chuck Haley said Thursday... — Updated 12/5/2019

 
 By Roger Harnack    Opinion 

The State of King - now that's a great idea

For more than a century, Eastern Washington has sought separate statehood. Proposals included the state of Lincoln, Columbia and Liberty. Now, there’s a different twist on... — Updated 12/5/2019

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Donation allows Cheney Food Bank to hand out turkeys

CHENEY – A regional effort to provide a Thanksgiving meal to indigent residents is feeding more than 100 local families this holiday. The 2nd Harvest Tom’s Turkey Drive will... — Updated 11/27/2019

 
 By Lee Hughes    Sports

Cheney volleyball crew falls out in two at Ellensburg state championships

ELLENSBURG - After coming back at the end of the regular season to land a spot in the state championships, the Lady Blackhawks were eliminated in two matches last week to end the 20... — Updated 11/21/2019

 
 By Roger Harnack    Opinion

Title-only bills don't pass constitutional muster

The Washington Bankers Association has taken the mantle on an issue all state taxpayers should be outraged over — the Legislature’s use of title-only bills. In the waning days... — Updated 11/21/2019

 
 By Roger Harnack    Opinion

'Title only' bills subject of banking industry lawsuit

OLYMPIA – Bankers are suing the state Legislature for enacting unlawful taxes under a “title only” bill. On Nov. 5, the Washington Bankers Association, represented by former... — Updated 11/21/2019

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Seattle, King County seek injunction on I-976

PASCO – Area residents are hoping a King County judge will give them something to be thankful for next Tuesday by allowing Initiative 976 to go into effect while a lawsuit plays... — Updated 11/20/2019

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Search continues for missing Colville pilot, plane

COLVILLE – The search for a missing pilot and plane has moved to the forests between Colville and Ione. Spokane County Search and Rescue officials this morning identified the... — Updated 11/14/2019 Full story

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Search underway for missing aircraft

Update: Due to weather and visibility, the aerial search for the missing aircraft has been halted. Transportation officials are instead now coordinating with Stevens and Spokane... — Updated 11/12/2019 Full story

 
 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Cheney football season ends with loss to Pullman

SPOKANE VALLEY – The Pullman defense shut down Cheney and West Valley in the Greater Spokane League’s Kansas City tiebreaker Tuesday night to stay alive in the Class 2A high... — Updated 11/8/2019

 
 By Roger Harnack    Opinion

Don't use taxpayer resources to campaign

To taxpayers, it’s just plain common sense. Elected officials, government employees and supporting boards and agencies cannot use taxpayer resources to campaign for or against a c... — Updated 11/8/2019

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Cheney School District levy pulls ahead

Updated Nov. 8 at 9:50 a.m. CHENEY -- Cheney School District's $4.274 million capital facilities levy was narrowly passing after two more days of ballot counts. With another count... — Updated 11/8/2019 Full story

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Cheney School district levy too close to call

CHENEY – It’s simply too close to call, and it may remain that way for several days. As of the end of ballot counting in Tuesday night’s general election, Cheney School Distri... — Updated 11/7/2019

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Local wolf sightings on the increase

CHENEY – There's been a slight increase in the number of wolves reported in southern Spokane County this year. According to the state Department of Fish and Wildlife's wolf... — Updated 11/6/2019

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Spokane voters soundly rejecting income tax

SPOKANE – It's a tale of the state's two largest cities, one in Eastern Washington and the other west of the Cascades. While Western Washington's largest city (Seattle) continues... — Updated 11/6/2019 Full story

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Gun-control initiative title misleading

OLYMPIA – The state Office of Attorney General Bob Ferguson has titled a proposed ballot measure to repeal gun-control measures enacted under Initiative 1639, but intentionally... — Updated 10/31/2019

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Medical Lake schools focused on academic, not physical, growth

MEDICAL LAKE – While Cheney schools are bracing for massive student population growth over the next decade, the local district is focused on academic growth. During a Kiwanis... — Updated 10/31/2019

 
 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Medical Lake boys, girls ranked in Class 1A cross country

MEDICAL LAKE – The Washington State Cross Country Coaches Association ranked the Cardinals boys and girls cross country teams in the Class 1A poll this week going into the... — Updated 10/28/2019

 

Football scores reported for Oct. 25

CHENEY – Here are the prep football scores reported for Eastern Washington high schools on Friday night, Oct. 25 Asotin 10, Liberty (Spangle) 6 Cashmere 43, College Place 19... — Updated 10/26/2019

 
 By Roger Harnack    Opinion

Yes on car tabs, no on affirmative action

Amid the myriad of topics and candidates on this year’s general election ballot, voters in our state already have a 20-year tradition when it comes to two measures. Statewide,... — Updated 10/24/2019

 
 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Eastern Washington high school football scores reported

Here are the football scores reported for Eastern Washington high schools for Thursday and Friday, Oct. 17-18: Cashmere 21, Okanogan 20 Chiawana 61, Southridge 6 Clarkston 36, Cheney 13 Colfax 39, Asotin 7 Colville 55, Newport 13... — Updated 10/19/2019

 

Cheney Free Press staff win state awards

OLYMPIA – The Cheney Free Press received several awards Friday night, Oct. 11, at the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association annual convention and gala at Hotel RL. Reporter Lee Hughes, former reporters Shannen Talbot and... — Updated 10/17/2019

 

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