Stories tagged: Airway Heights
UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 8:50 p.m.
Airway Heights water safe to drink, officials say
Airway Heights officials said Thursday that the city’s water supply is now safe to drink.
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 11:20 p.m.
Victim of fatal stabbing near Airway Heights was attacker’s sister, records say
The victim of a fatal stabbing Sunday morning west of Airway Heights was the attacker’s sister, according to recently released court documents.
UPDATED: Sun., June 4, 2017, 5:59 p.m.
Man arrested in connection with fatal stabbing of woman near Airway Heights
A woman was stabbed to death west of Airway Heights Sunday morning.
UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 10:07 p.m.
Airway Heights tap water still contaminated
Tap water in Airway Heights still contains levels of firefighting chemicals above federal recommendations, a third round of testing has shown.
UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 3:52 p.m.
Spokane Tribe releases name, logo for new casino development in Airway Heights
Two horses representing the past and future of the Spokane Tribe of Indians are featured in the logo representing the $400 million project, which has drawn legal challenges ahead of …
UPDATED: Tue., May 30, 2017, 9:34 p.m.
County plans lawsuit over Spokane Tribe’s casino in Airway Heights
Spokane County leaders plan to sue the federal government over its role in approving the Spokane Tribe’s long-planned $400 million gaming and retail development on the West Plains.
UPDATED: Fri., May 26, 2017, 9:59 p.m.
Airway Heights water is still contaminated
The latest water quality tests show that the water in the Airway Heights water system is still contaminated, though it has improved.
UPDATED: Tue., May 23, 2017, 11:20 p.m.
Hundreds bring fears of Airway Heights water contamination to meeting with Fairchild officials
Hundreds of people worried about the water they drink, bathe in and give to their animals packed the Medical Lake High School gym Tuesday night to demand answers.
UPDATED: Sat., May 20, 2017, 7:08 p.m.
Airway Heights expects to finish flushing contaminated water lines by Monday morning
City officials in Airway Heights expect to finish flushing water lines of contaminants from Fairchild Air Force Base on Sunday night or Monday morning.
Sat., May 20, 2017, 5:22 a.m.
Airway Heights pumping out contaminated water that some say could be replaced by Fairchild supplies
City officials said Friday that levels of contaminants in the Airway Heights water system were more than 15 times the threshold established by the Environmental Protection Agency last year. Flushing …
UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 10:14 p.m.
33 Airway Heights area restaurants asked to keep city water out of food and beverages
Restaurants west of Hayford Road in Airway Heights have been asked to not use contaminated water in food or beverages.
Thu., May 18, 2017, 10:20 p.m.
Citing potential water contamination, Department of Corrections issues recall for food manufactured at Airway Heights Corrections Center
The Washington Department of Corrections announced Thursday evening that it is voluntarily recalling food manufactured by the Airway Heights Corrections Center following reports of possible contamination in the Airway Heights …
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 9:51 p.m.
Airway Heights seeks more emergency water following well contamination discovery
The advisory not to drink the city’s tap water entered its third day Thursday as Airway Heights officials sought additional help from Spokane and private landowners pondered their legal options …
UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017, 11:12 p.m.
Decades of warnings behind chemical contaminating water in Airway Heights
Air Force and public health officials have repeatedly described the chemicals contaminating water in Airway Heights as an “emerging issue” – one that’s being handled proactively and transparently. But nowhere …
UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017, 11:10 p.m.
Residents in Airway Heights feeling water constraints after chemical contamination from Fairchild Air Force Base
The thought on everyone’s mind behind the Yoke’s grocery store in Airway Heights Wednesday morning was, “Where’s the water?”
UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017, 1:54 p.m.
Airway Heights residents warned not to drink tap water amid chemical contamination findings from Fairchild AFB
Airway Heights officials are advising residents not to drink or cook with water from city pipes, as it is likely contaminated with chemical runoff from Fairchild Air Force Base.
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 1:59 p.m.
Kalispel Tribe files federal lawsuit to halt Spokane Tribe’s casino
The Kalispel Tribe of Indians has filed a suit in federal court seeking an immediate halt to the construction of the casino being built in Airway Heights by the Spokane …
Sun., Feb. 26, 2017
The Dirt: Spokane Transit Authority plaza upgrades in full swing
Spokane Transit Authority plaza upgrades are in full swing as the downtown Spokane facility remains open.
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, noon
Cheney School District asking for $52-million bond; some worry proposal ignores Airway Heights area students
Cheney School District voters will be asked to approved a $52-million bond on Feb. 14. The money would pay for high school and elementary school renovations and expansions.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 11:07 p.m.
Wal-Mart opens training center for new managers in Airway Heights
Walmart has opened a facility in Airway Heights to train entry-level managers from around the region.
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016
Families plan memorial for victims of 1958 bomber collision near Fairchild
The families of B-52 crews killed in one of Fairchild Air Force Base’s worst accidents are planning a memorial for the base some 59 years after the crash.
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 5:29 p.m.
Body found in Airway Heights Wal-Mart parking lot may have been left there
The body of a woman found in the parking lot of the Airway Heights parking lot on Dec. 6 may have been deliberately left there days before
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 2:29 p.m.
Woman’s body found at Airway Heights Wal-Mart
The body of a woman was found inside a vehicle parked at the Airway Heights Wal-Mart late Tuesday morning.
Sun., Oct. 2, 2016
The Dirt: Grocery Outlet opens store in Airway Heights
Grocery Outlet Bargain Market has opened a newly constructed store in Airway Heights.
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016, 5:27 p.m.
Man arrested after chase from Airway Heights to Ritzville
A man led the Washington State Patrol, Sheriff’s deputies and Kalispel Tribal Police on a chase through Airway Heights and Cheney before being captured outside Ritzville Thursday morning.
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016, 8:52 a.m.
Minor tornado confirmed near Airway Heights
The National Weather Service has confirmed that a small tornado briefly touched ground Tuesday evening near Airway Heights. The tornado was a cold air funnel that touched down about 5:40 …
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 5:16 p.m.
Liberty Lake town hall bond fails; Airway Heights bond on track to pass
Voters in Liberty Lake have rejected plans for a new town center after the bond received only 56 percent of votes in favor – four percentage points lower than it …
Sun., July 17, 2016
Liberty Lake, Airway Heights asking for bonds to build recreation centers
Airway Heights and Liberty Lake residents will soon vote on $25 million worth of construction bond measures. Airway Heights voters will decide on $13 million recreation center, and voters in …
Mon., July 4, 2016, 3:11 p.m.
Red Cross assisting families displaced by Airway Heights apartment fire
The American Red Cross is assisting the residents of about 10 apartment units who were displaced by a fire Sunday evening in Airway Heights. Crews were called to an apartment …
Thu., April 21, 2016, 7 p.m.
West Plains homeowner caught in the middle of land fight involving airport, Fairchild
Appellate judges this month once again stymied a developer’s plans to add to existing apartments near Spokane International Airport that were built due to a hiccup in Spokane County zoning …