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Free swimming will require SplashPass in Spokane, other pools offer free days

Entry to Spokane’s six publicly owned pools will be free for everyone this summer, but will require registration and acceptance of pool rules. The Spokane Parks Foundation has partnered with …


UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2018, 4:01 p.m.

Spokane, Cheney hoop fans receive high marks in WalletHub rankings

A round of applause for basketball fans in Spokane and perhaps a standing ovation for Cheney.


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 10:05 p.m.

All Spokane County school levies pass, most by overwhelming margins

Spokane Public Schools kept up its 40-year winning streak alive as voters approved its latest levy request to pay for personnel and sports activities. The levy request was passing with …


EWU has come a long way from its roots as a kids’ school and teachers’ college

Eastern Washington University’s leaders aren’t standing idly by while Spokane becomes a hub for innovation and a magnet for employers. Instead they are pursuing new facilities at the main campus …


Pure Joy Family Farm offers creative treats for active users

Ted Youngs isn’t a big fan of empty spaces.


The Dirt: Riverview Retirement to add $5.5M memory care facility

Riverview Retirement Community, a Christian nonprofit that provides health care, housing and services for elderly people, has been issued permits for foundation work and site development for its a planned …


New dental office being built in Cheney

Permits have been issued for foundation work on a 12,200-square-foot dental office in Cheney, according to Spokane County permit data.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 9:09 p.m.

Eastern Washington football players Gubrud, Calhoun were arrested on obstruction charges

Eastern Washington football players Gage Gubrud and Kurt Calhoun were arrested last weekend on charges of obstruction of a public servant, a Cheney Police officer told The Spokesman-Review on Monday.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 5:17 p.m.

Woman pleads guilty to embezzling from boat victims’ fund

A Cheney business owner convicted of stealing $14,000 from a memorial fund has been ordered to pay the money back.


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 11:15 p.m.

Cheney City Council candidates disagree on seriousness of city’s water problems

Two candidates in a race for Cheney City Council disagree on what the city should be doing about water issues.


Cheney, Medical Lake, Airway Heights a nearby escape from the big city

If city living isn’t for you, worry not – look just west of Spokane along the so-called West Plains and you’ll find a small nest of communities, each more different …


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 11:05 p.m.

Man accused in Cheney pot shop kidnapping gives television homicide confession

A man accused of kidnapping a Cheney marijuana store employee on lunch break last week gave a jailhouse confession to KHQ on Monday.


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 10:19 p.m.

Community saddened after body of kidnapped Cheney man found near Four Lakes

Cheney police report that the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office search and rescue team found the body of kidnapped marijuana store employee Cameron Smith off state Route 904 near Four Lakes …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 11:09 p.m.

Kidnapped marijuana store employee found dead

The body of kidnapped marijuana store employee Cameron Smith has been found, according to reports from KHQ.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 8:22 p.m.

Cheney marijuana store kidnapping victim’s SUV located in Airway Heights; suspects identified by police

Police have identified two of the three suspects wanted in connection with a Sunday kidnapping at a marijuana store in Cheney, and police located the SUV owned by the kidnapping …


This Red is no bull: Prized steer nets Cheney high schooler big bucks at county fair

Red, a 1,225-pound shorthorn/red angus crossbreed, sold at auction Sunday evening for $3 a pound, scoring Daniel Ross a hefty payout of $3,675. The high school sophomore from Cheney boasted …


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 10:04 p.m.

Employee of Cheney marijuana shop remains missing after kidnapping Sunday afternoon

An employee of a Cheney marijuana shop remained missing Monday, a day after he was abducted at work.


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 11:43 a.m.

Employee abducted at gunpoint from Cheney pot shop

An employee of a Cheney marijuana shop was reportedly abducted at gunpoint Saturday afternoon, according to the Cheney Police Department.


2017 GNL preview: West Valley Eagles could soar

Connor Whitney might just be the ultimate team player. His favorite football moment at West Valley has nothing to do with his own exploits on the field, which are considerable …


UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 2:57 p.m.

Firefighters and police officer treated for smoke inhalation, released from hospital after Cheney apartment fire

Two firefighters and a police officer who were hospitalized after Saturday’s apartment fire in Cheney were treated for smoke inhalation and released, officials said.


UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 3:38 p.m.

Woman who died in Cheney crash identified

The woman who died in a one-vehicle rollover crash near Cheney on Friday has been identified as Bobbie Jo McKee, according to a news release sent out by the Spokane …


UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 5:57 p.m.

Woman dies in Cheney rollover crash

A woman died Friday in a one-vehicle rollover crash on a gravel road near Cheney.


UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 5:53 p.m.

Cheney announces mandatory irrigation shutdown

The City of Cheney has issues a mandatory irrigation shutdown for residents and businesses to replenish water after a mechanical failure at a production well.


UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 4:57 p.m.

Second suspect in beating of EWU student enters plea deal, avoids trial for attempted murder

After cutting a deal with prosecutors, a 21-year-old man likely will spend less than two years in prison for the brutal beating of an Eastern Washington University student.


UPDATED: Sun., May 28, 2017, 4:37 p.m.

State 2A track: EV’s Rodrick Fisher, Cheney’s Alsatta Bakana speed to titles

TACOMA – Alsatta Bakana stood at the top of the awards podium, trying to brush back tears Saturday afternoon.


UPDATED: Fri., May 26, 2017, 8:54 p.m.

Mead’s Joseph Heitman captures gold, teammate Thomas Dammarell third

TACOMA – The Mead boys team consists of five participants at the State 4A track and field meet.


19-year-old woman dies after crash south of Cheney

A 19-year-old woman died in a hospital Wednesday after her car rolled over south of the Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.


Nominate Cheney resident to receive free yardwork

Cheney is seeking nominations of elderly or disabled residents to receive free spring cleaning yard work.


Former Airway Heights prison guard found guilty of robbery, kidnapping

A former Airway Heights prison guard was found guilty Tuesday on all charges related to two armed robberies he committed while wearing part of his guard uniform


Harman to lay off 86 workers at Cheney operation

Electronics manufacturer Harman International Industries will lay off 86 employees at its AMX by Harman facility in Cheney effective May 4.