u 2011 Washington General Election

City Council, Pos. 5, City of Cheney

Last updated: Nov. 14, 4:59 p.m. Election results

CandidateVotesPct
Bob Stockton 1,079 66.65%
Kathleen A. Warren 540 33.35%

* Race percentages are calculated with data from the Secretary of State's Office, which omits write-in votes from its calculations when there are too few to affect the outcome. The Spokane County Auditor's Office may have slightly different percentages than are reflected here because its figures include any write-in votes.

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Cheney’s Wren Pierson Community Center open again

It’s been almost three years since a heavy snowstorm closed Cheney’s Wren Pierson Community Center, 615 Fourth St., when the weight of the snow collapsed the multipurpose room roof. Since then, the building has been rebuilt and the employees have moved back to their old home, which looks considerably different from the last time they were there. Read more

Cheney’s Wren Pierson Community Center open again

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Crews slow Silver Peak fire near gondola and homes

A fire that burned 20 to 25 acres south of Kellogg on Wednesday is suspicious in origin. The fire, reported about 2 p.m. just south of town, burned south toward Wardner, and at times came close to homes and the gondola at Silver Mountain Resort. Silver Mountain crews kept the gondola running as part of its emergency protocol to prevent any one spot on the gondolas from getting too hot. No structures were damaged and no one was injured, officials said. Read more

Search for heritage

It was a reunion that came about 40 years too late. Helen Boley, 74, of Madison, Wis., was given up for adoption in 1937. She knows her birth mother was named Christine Elrod from Oklahoma and that Boley was born in Chicago before her adoptive parents took her home. Her adoptive parents visited the adoption agency expecting to adopt a blonde-haired, blue-eyed girl they named Louise. While they were there, Boley was crying in her crib. Read more

Woman believes deceased Cheney educator is her mother

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‘Stolen’ hot dog, 99 cents. Baffled jurors, priceless

Call it the great hot dog caper. Or maybe the greatly overblown hot dog caper would be more accurate. One day last December, Eastern Washington University student John Richardson got himself a German sausage at the self-serve counter at Mitchell’s IGA in Cheney. He ate it as he shopped for peanut butter (crunchy), jelly, bread and other items. When he left, he forgot to pay for the 99-cent dog – though he did pay for more than $28 in groceries. Read more

Three charged in home invasion

Three suspects have been charged in a gunpoint home-invasion robbery in Cheney last week. Merle Leon Weeks, 17, Meshion M. Woodruff, 19, and Samuel Chavez, 23, are accused of breaking into their marijuana dealer’s home, handcuffing and binding a man with an iPod cord, and stealing cash, pot and electronics. Read more

Feed Cheney free dinner Monday

On Monday, Feed Cheney will provide a free, hot dinner at the Cheney United Church of Christ, 423 N. Sixth St., from 5 to 6 p.m. Dinner is open to the public and no qualifying paperwork is required. Groceries will be available for those in need to take home after Monday’s dinner. The Cheney Clothing Exchange will be open during the dinner. Read more

Verner or not, garbage summit is a go

Next week’s regional Solid Waste Summit will occur with or without Spokane participation, County Commission Chairman Al French announced Friday. The two-day gathering of local government officials throughout the county is intended to outline a new framework for the Spokane Regional Solid Waste System, which is owned and controlled by the city of Spokane. Read more

Reconstruction starts on Pierson Building

Almost two years ago, heavy snowfall closed the Wren Pierson Building in Cheney, collapsing the roof in the multipurpose room and sending the city scrambling to find homes for the many programs Cheney offered its residents. Last month, the city held a brief groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the building’s upcoming reconstruction. Read more

Reconstruction starts on Pierson Building

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