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High school vaccine clinic causes concern

CHENEY – Several community members came out to speak out against coronavirus vaccine and mask mandates as well as a vaccine clinic at Cheney High School during last week’s School Board meeting. The Spokane Regional Health Distr... — Updated 11/24/2021

 By Sarah Stephens    News 

Cheney firm delivers Capitol Christmas tree

CHENEY - A local company has successfully delivered the national Christmas tree to Joint Base Andrews in Andrews, Md., near the Capitol. The 84-foot tree, harvested in Northern... — Updated 11/24/2021


Eastern student-athletes ring Salvation Army bells

CHENEY - It’s the season of giving and last week Eastern Washington University student-athletes partnered with the Salvation Army to try and raise some money for indigent... — Updated 11/24/2021

 By Matthew O. Stephens    News 

Two vehicle crash injures two

CHENEY – The colder weather approaching is leaving ice on the roads for early morning commuters, and on November 22 at 8:28 am 19-year-old Kennedy Peacock from Cheney was trying... — Updated 11/24/2021

 By Sarah Stephens    News 

Sugar Mamas to offer baked goods in Cheney

CHENEY — A new bakery has opened in the city just in time for the holidays. Sugar Mamas Bakery recently opened at 1831 First St., owner Stacia Harrington said. Harrington, 34, is a long-time resident who said she wanted a catchy... — Updated 11/24/2021


West Plains Police News

CHENEY – Here are the Police Department’s calls for service for Nov. 15-21: Nov. 15 Verbal dispute on the 1000 block of Betz Road. Registration and insurance cards stolen from vehicle on the 2500 block of Al Ogdon Way. Desiree... — Updated 11/24/2021



[I FINALLY UNDERSTOOD] ON THE BRINK By Vern Hopkins Here’s a little story of a somewhat narrow escape. It’s kind of ugly, but fortunately or unfortunately, you decide; it happens to be true. I had gone into a partnership with... — Updated 11/24/2021

 By Sarah Stephens    News

Cheney students host collecting food

CHENEY - The high school Key Club has joined forces with the Washington Army National Guard and Bridge 58 to feed area families this winter. The Guard Against Hunger food drive... — Updated 11/18/2021


Council discusses budget, staffing issues

AIRWAY HEIGHTS – During a Nov. 15 budget study session, the City Council heard departmental funding requests, including requests from the courts and police and fire departments. Municipal Judge Angelle Gerl said the court system... — Updated 11/18/2021

 By Cheney Free Press    News

Olsen-Koziol joins Free Press news team

CHENEY – A Central Washington University graduate has been hired as a reporter by Free Press Publishing. Jonathan Olsen-Koziol, 30, of Spokane, started work as a Cheney Free... — Updated 11/18/2021


Council approves tax increase

AIRWAY HEIGHTS -- The City Council unanimously approved a 1% tax hike following a public hearing Nov. 15. No community members addressed the council during the hearing. After doing the math pertaining to his own property, Mayor... — Updated 11/18/2021

 By Roger Harnack    News

Democrat to replace Wyman

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee has named a Lake Stevens Democrat to replace a Republican stepping down as secretary of state.. Sen. Steve Hobbs will replace Republican Kim Wyman in... — Updated 11/18/2021


West Plains Police News

CHENEY – Here are the Police Department’s calls for service for Nov. 8-14: Nov. 8 Verbal dispute in the 500 block of Clay Street. Windshield damaged in the 300 block of Erie Street. Intoxicated mail with pants down in the 0... — Updated 11/18/2021


Pickup crash sends man to hospital

FOUR LAKES – One man was sent to the hospital with a possible life-threatening head injury following a Nov. 10 crash. Local authorities didn’t provide the name, age and hometown by press time. The driver was southbound on West... — Updated 11/18/2021

 By Roger Harnack    News

Driver arrested for eluding Cheney police

CHENEY – An Idaho man was arrested for attempting to elude police responding to a fight at an apartment complex early the morning of Nov. 14. Alberto R. Arroyo, 18, was arrested... — Updated 11/18/2021

 By Cheney Free Press    News

High Court finds Inslee's veto unconstitutional

OLYMPIA – By a 7-2 ruling, the state Supreme Court on Nov. 10, found Gov. Jay Inslee’s partial vetoes of 2019 transportation budget unconstitutional. The decision came after the governor vetoed a sentence in the budget bill... — Updated 11/18/2021


Medical Lake moves forward with 2022 budget

MEDICAL LAKE – Medical Lake council moved forward with the 2022 city budget after hearing the first reading on November 16. The public hearing was opened at 6:36 p.m. and no public comment was made, so the public hearing was... — Updated 11/18/2021

 By Sarah Stephens    News

Veterans Day observance set for Thursday

AIRWAY HEIGHTS — There will be a Veterans Day Cemetery Flag Placement and Wreath Laying observance at George White Cemetery at 9 a.m. Thursday. Several local organizations will be attending, including members of the Airway... — Updated 11/11/2021


Fairchild Recognizes Phoenix Ravens

FAIRCHILD AFB – Several airmen were recognized Nov. 1 for outstanding achievement in helping with airlifting people out of Afghanistan. The airmen from the 92nd Security Forces... — Updated 11/11/2021

 By Dean Henrich    News

B-25 to take flight to honor veterans

SPOKANE VALLEY — This Veterans Day will include a flying tribute in the skies over Spokane Valley. The B-25 bomber “Grumpy” will take off from Felts Field and embark on a... — Updated 11/11/2021


West Plains Police News

CHENEY – Here are the police calls for service from Nov. 1-8: Nov. 1 Verbal dispute in the 1000 block of Betz Road Involuntary mental health committal in the 1100 block of First Street Child abuse/neglect reported in Cheney.... — Updated 11/11/2021


Chamber recognizes 'Best in the West'

AIRWAY HEIGHTS – The West Plains Chamber of Commerce on Friday, Nov. 5, recognized local individuals and businesses for their efforts during a gala celebration at Northern Quest Resort and Casino. A trio of military awards went... — Updated 11/11/2021

 By Sarah Stephens    News

Artists Studio Tour to feature nine local artists

MEDICAL LAKE — Nine artists from Medical Lake and Cheney will be featured in the upcoming 11th annual Artists Studio Tour. The studio tour is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27. On this free, self-guided public tour,... — Updated 11/11/2021


Amazon adding another facility

AIRWAY HEIGHTS – Identified as “Project Gray,” a new Amazon facility is being built on approximately 45 acres neighboring the fulfillment center just off Interstate 90. This will make the sixth facility operated by Amazon in... — Updated 11/11/2021

 By Sarah Stephens    News

Spokane Tribe Casino completes expansion

AIRWAY HEIGHTS — The Spokane Tribe Casino recently completed a 20,000-square-foot expansion along U.S. Highway 2. This $30 million expansion doubles the size of the current casino floor and consists of gaming areas, such as sport... — Updated 11/11/2021


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