What was that?
Continuous medium-high pitched whining sound awakens Cheney-area residents Thursday morning
Last updated 2/27/2020 at 2:57pm
CHENEY – Several residents inside and outside Cheney were awakened early Thursday morning, Feb. 20, by something they had never heard before and can’t explain its source.
Marie Shepard said she and her husband Tim were awoken around 2:45 a.m. in their house across State Route 904 from the Bi-Mart Arena rodeo grounds by a very loud, sustained noise. Shepard said the noise was hard to describe, but sounded somewhat like a medium-high pitch machine whine that didn’t vary in pitch or intensity.
The noise lasted about 5-10 minutes before ending abruptly, leading the couple to wander about...