By John McCallum

Cheney Special Olympics athletes need travel help


Last updated 1/5/2018 at 10:02am


Local members of the Washington Special Olympics state team competing in the U.S. national games this July were honored at the Dec. 17 Eastern Washington University men's basketball game. Team members are Aaron Evans, Scott Tobin, Peter Condon, Bryce Barlow, Mariah Gilbert and Chase Riley.

If you can offer financial help, have the ability to provide reduced - or free - airfare or are a pilot with a plane large enough to hold at least seven people, Cheney Parks and Recreation Special Olympics coach Brenda Devine would like to hear from you.

The Cheney portion of Eastern Washington's contingent to the state Special Olympics team is hoping to get to Seattle on Thursday, Jan. 11, to take part in a gear fitting and public ceremonies kick-off to this summer's 50th U.S. Special Olympic Games. The Games take place July 1-6 in Seattle, and six local individuals are part of Washington'...

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