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 By Roger Harnack    News 

'Body cam' footage of contact with WSU coach released

PULLMAN - The Police Department has released the body-video camera footage of Washington State University basketball coach Kamie Ethridge issued a $150 citation Aug. 28 for... — Updated 9/23/2020

 
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Public asked to help identify suspects in robbery case

AIRWAY HEIGHTS--The police department has requested the public's help in identifying two suspects in a robbery case that occurred near 21st Avenue and Russell Street yesterday,... — Updated 9/23/2020

 

West Plains Police News

CHENEY Sept. 14 Prescription medications were found and turned into the police station. Police assisted the Tukwila Police Department in returning a stolen firearm to its owner who resides in Cheney. A runaway juvenile was... — Updated 9/24/2020

 

Free Press receives photography, graphics awards

CHENEY – Two Free Press Publishing employees will be recognized next month for their newspaper work. Publisher Roger Harnack and graphic artist Walter Willand are among the award-winners in the Washington Newspaper Publishers... — Updated 9/24/2020

 
 By Drew Lawson    News

North40 Outfitters construction begins in Airway Heights

AIRWAY HEIGHTS-Residents needing farming, sporting and agricultural goods may be anticipating the arrival of the 95,000 square foot, 16-acre North 40 Outfitters location just east... — Updated 9/24/2020

 
 By DREW LAWSON    News

Medical Lake crime update: August 2020

MEDICAL LAKE — Most unusual criminal activity in town for August boiled down to the Aug. 27 shooting on Howard Street, where one man was left in critical condition and two others were questioned and detained, Undersheriff Rob She... — Updated 9/24/2020

 
 By John McCallum    News

Cheney's (modified) Clean Sweep returns

CHENEY – The 13th annual city-wide beautification program, Cheney Clean Sweep, is just around the corner and it will look quite a bit different than the previous 12 events. The first difference is obvious — it’s being held... — Updated 9/24/2020

 
 By ROGER HARNACK    News

Residents: Malden fire siren never sounded

MALDEN – Angry residents wanted an answer Tuesday on why the city's fire siren never sounded on Labor Day when the Babb Fire swept through town. During a meeting that attracted... — Updated 9/24/2020

 
 By DREW LAWSON    News

Medical Lake receives additional virus relief funds

MEDICAL LAKE — Gov. Jay Inslee handed out more coronavirus relief funds (CRF) obtained by the CARES Act to state municipalities Aug. 31, and the city was the recipient of an additional $75,075 as a result, bringing its total... — Updated 9/24/2020

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    News

Higher-price homes coming to Cheney

CHENEY –Planning Commission members approved a preliminary plat application for a 46-unit residential development at their Sept. 14 meeting that could open the way for construction of more high-dollar value homes in the city.... — Updated 9/24/2020

 
 By DREW LAWSON    News

Local restaurants assist firefighters and fire victims

AIRWAY HEIGHTS — The two families that lost homes in the Bartholomew and Christensen road fires Aug. 27 and Sept. 7, respectively will soon be getting some assistance from the... — Updated 9/24/2020

 
 By John McCallum    News

Battling super-spreaders

CHENEY – While education is their preferred first choice, Cheney and Eastern Washington University law enforcement are prepared to take sterner measures with students who... — Updated 9/24/2020

 
 By Roger Harnack    News 

Rebuilding Malden will require unity

MALDEN – Local leaders called for unity and cooperation Tuesday in the "arduous" task of rebuilding the community in the wake of the Babb Fire. More than 150 people turned out... — Updated 9/23/2020

 
 By Drew Lawson    News 

We'd like our money, please

AIRWAY HEIGHTS—Council approved a letter to be sent by Mayor Kevin Richey to the Kalispel tribe concerning mitigation payments the tribe has reportedly withheld at its Sept. 8 legislative session. According to city documents... — Updated 9/17/2020

 
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West Plains Police News

CHENEY Sept. 8 Domestic violence/verbal abuse was reported on the 2200 block of 1st Street. Second-degree theft was reported on the 2400 block of University Lane. A purse was stolen from a vehicle. A cellphone was found on the... — Updated 9/17/2020

 
 By Drew Lawson    News 

Helping out

Airway Heights/Reardan resident Aaron Inman loads donations from Airway Heights citizens into his truck to take to victims of the Malden fire. Inman has taken three truck and two... — Updated 9/17/2020

 

Malden, Pine City fires near containment

From MALDEN -- Access to the towns of Malden and Pine City continues to be restricted as crews continue to mop up Babb Fire hotspots. The fire grew to 15,266 acres and was 90%... — Updated 9/17/2020

 
 By Drew Lawson    News 

STCU may acquire Umpqua branches in Medical Lake, Ritzville

By Drew Lawson Staff Reporter SPOKANE—A banking company with 24 locations in Eastern Washington and North Idaho may be expanding even further. STCU is seeing approval to acquire four new Umpqua Bank locations, including the... — Updated 9/17/2020

 
 By Roger Harnack    News 

Gov. Inslee says wildfires should be called "climate fires"

MALDEN - Don't call them wildfires. Call them "climate fires." That was the message Gov. Jay Inslee gave reporters during a brief appearance about noon today, Thursday, Sept. 10,... — Updated 9/17/2020

 
 By DREW LAWSON    News 

Chlorine leak dissipates after employees evacuate

CHENEY—A chlorine leak in a room within the Archer-Daniels Midland facility at the 600 block of 1st St forced haz-mat response and an employee evacuation before the chlorine dissipated Sept. 9. Within that room lies a 150-pound... — Updated 9/17/2020

 
 By Drew Lawson    News 

Labor Day Heights blazes near 100% containment

AIRWAY HEIGHTS—Two fires near the city that began to burn on Labor Day are 100% contained over a week later. A fire that burned off North Old Trails Road northeast of Northern Quest Casino, now known as the Euclid Track Fire, is... — Updated 9/17/2020

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    News 

A record nobody wants

SPOKANE COUNTY – Consider it two records we would just as soon have not set. Due to smoke from fires in California, Oregon and Washington that blew in beginning late Friday... — Updated 9/17/2020

 
 By DREW LAWSON    News 

New Day dawns for EWU police department

CHENEY—Jay Day spent the early 1990’s trying to shut down opposing receivers on the Eastern Washington University football team as a defensive back. Nearly 30 years later, he’s taking over for retiring EWU Police Department... — Updated 9/17/2020

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Blaze devours Malden

MALDEN - High winds and dry weather conditions propelled a wall of flames southwest across rural Spokane and Whitman counties Monday, leveling homes, businesses and government offic... — Updated 9/11/2020

 
 By DREW LAWSON    News

Wildfire engulfs acreage by casino

AIRWAY HEIGHTS—Smoke filled the West Plains skies and city residents stood by awaiting potential evacuation recommendations due to a 260-acre fire burning grass and timber northeast of Northern Quest Casino Monday. Crews... — Updated 9/10/2020

 

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