Stories tagged: Cheney
THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2017, 3:58 P.M.
Cheney woman charged with embezzling $14,000 from memorial benefit fund
Spokane County deputies arrested a Cheney businesswoman suspected of stealing money from a memorial fund set up to aid the families of two men killed in a July boating accident …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 9:34 A.M.
Cheney rail depot closer to being moved, saved
The historic Northern Pacific Railway depot in Cheney is a big step closer to being moved and saved
THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 2016, 9:22 P.M.
With no cash on hand, state employee hands panhandler a beer. It cost him his job.
Kelly Clark of Spokane, who had worked for the Archaeological and Historical Services department at Eastern Washington University in Cheney for 16 years, lost his job in early September after …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 8, 2016, 10:29 P.M.
Cheney rallies, knocks off North Central 22-21
Cheney took advantage of an ill-timed mistake by North Central in a nonleague football game at Joe Albi Stadium.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 1, 2016, 3 A.M.
GNL: The area’s most wide-open race
There are a lot of question marks throughout the Great Northern League so picking a favorite is a challenge.
SUNDAY, AUG. 14, 2016, 4 A.M.
Front & Center: Ace is the place for Tom Jarms
Tom Jarms learned the hardware business from his father, Ron. “I’m probably famous among Ace dealers for ‘Ronisms’ – quoting my dad. Things like, ‘You’re going to make mistakes. Just …
TUESDAY, AUG. 9, 2016, 3:27 P.M.
Expanded Cheney CHAS clinic to offer dental for low-income patients
A newly expanded Cheney clinic aims to provide dental services to people who couldn’t get them anywhere else.
THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2016, 5:55 P.M.
No jail time for Cheney couple accused of animal cruelty
A Cheney couple accused of mistreating some 20 animals, including horses and a llama, won’t go to prison unless authorities find more evidence of animal cruelty on their property.
TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2016, 8:14 P.M.
Area prep golfers at state have work cut out
State golf roundup: Three Greater Spokane League boys advanced to Wednesday’s State 4A final round at Meadow Springs in Richland. Gonzaga Prep’s Patrick Parelius is tied for 17th after opening …
SUNDAY, MARCH 6, 2016, 4 A.M.
Spokane Valley, Cheney residents want to silence train whistles
Some local residents are pushing for railroad quiet zones in Spokane Valley and Cheney. The horn-free zones can be established if communities are willing to install extra safety measures at …
MONDAY, FEB. 8, 2016, 9:46 A.M.
Turnbull refuge reopens after concerns over Oregon standoff
Turnbull Wildlife Refuge is back open Monday after closing late last week over concerns prompted by the armed occupation of a refuge in eastern Oregon.
TUESDAY, JAN. 5, 2016, 10:48 P.M.
Boys basketball roundup: East Valley survives Cheney’s late charge
Dante Clayton scored 13 points and East Valley made enough free throws late in the game to survive Cheney’s rally in a 54-53 Great Northern League win Tuesday in Cheney. …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 25, 2015
West Spokane artists’ studio tour set for
On Saturday, during the sixth annual Slightly West of Spokane Artists Studio Tour, more than a dozen artists will be hoping that Small Business Saturday is catching on, since you …
TUESDAY, NOV. 10, 2015, 10:12 P.M.
Cheney, Clarkston advance to state football playoffs
Clarkston and Cheney secured berths to the State 2A football playoffs with wins on Tuesday. Ty Graham scored three rushing touchdowns and Logan Kendall ran for two more scores as …
FRIDAY, OCT. 30, 2015, 11:26 P.M.
Prep football: Cheney, Clarkston share GNL title
Cheney jumped ahead 21-0 in the first quarter and staved off Pullman’s comeback attempt in a 30-22 Great Northern League win Friday night in Pullman. With the win, the Blackhawks …
SATURDAY, OCT. 24, 2015, 9:59 P.M.
Prep roundup: Cheney boys, Pullman girls win 2A district titles
Cheney had four runners finish inside the top 10 and the Blackhawks edged Pullman for the boys team title at the District 7 2A cross country meet at Beachview Park …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, OCT. 23, 2015, 11:24 P.M.
Clarkston knocks Cheney from ranks of undefeated
Clarkston not only handed Cheney its first loss of the season, the Bantams wrested control of the race for the league championship heading into next week’s regular season finale at …
FRIDAY, OCT. 16, 2015, 10:06 P.M.
Cheney relies on defense in 27-15 victory over West Valley
Defense has been the Cheney Blackhawks’ bread and butter all season long, and it was the reason the team remains undefeated at 7-0 after its 27-15 victory over the West …
SATURDAY, OCT. 10, 2015
EWU bounces past Cal Poly for 42-41 Big Sky victory in overtime
Amid the pandemonium at Roos Field on Saturday afternoon, Eastern Washington coach Beau Baldwin tried his best to bring Eagle Nation back to earth. No such luck. Several players called …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 26, 2015
Friday night’s peak performances
Ty Graham, Cheney Davan Norris, Sandpoint Jack Paukert, Freeman Next week’s big game Ran for 209 yards on 17 carries and scored four TDs in the Blackhawks’ 28-20 nonleague win …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 22, 2015
Council approves $1.1 million for Bigelow Gulch Road project
The long-delayed project that would add additional lanes to Bigelow Gulch Road will get $1.1 million in federal funding after all. Spokane County commissioners pushed for the money after stakeholders …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 18, 2015
Tee up for Taste of West Plains
It’s time for the Taste of West Plains. The food fest and golf scramble takes place all day today in Cheney.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 3, 2015
Great Northern League: Cheney’s Graham born to play, as well as others with football pedigree
The football has been in Ty Graham’s hands since he was out of diapers, so why stop now? Last year, the Cheney star saw action at almost every skill position …
UPDATED: SUNDAY, JULY 12, 2015, 8 P.M.
Firefighters battle blaze near Turnbull wildlife refuge
Firefighters plan to work through the night to contain a lightning-caused wildfire that flared up today about 2 miles south of the Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge near Cheney.
THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 2015, 12:59 P.M.
Fish Lake Fire half contained
The Fish Lake Fire near Cheney is considered 50 percent contained today as firefighters worked overnight to dig a fire line around it.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 2015, 8:47 P.M.
Homes threatened in wildfire east of Cheney
A fast-moving wildfire this afternoon near Fish Lake County Park east of Cheney threatened several homes.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 2015
Prep soccerz: Mt. Spokane tops Kennewick for 3A regional title
The Mt. Spokane boys soccer team showed a lot of character Tuesday night. No surprise there: The Wildcats have been building character all season long, one loss at a time.
TUESDAY, MAY 12, 2015
NWPrepsNow: Cheney defeats EV, advances in 2A baseball
Cade VanWormer had five RBIs and Kyle Jones pitched the distance with nine strikeouts as Cheney rolled to a 16-4, five-inning victory over visiting East Valley in a District 7 …
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29, 2015
Cheney captures its first league softball title
Cheney has played in multiple leagues – Border, Frontier, Greater Spokane and the current Great Northern – but the Blackhawks had never won a softball championship until Tuesday. Julia Boyd …
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2015
Prep softball notes: Mead’s Erin Kautzman has big fan at Mt. Spokane
Erin Kautzman can expect at least one enthusiastic supporter from Mt. Spokane’s side when her Mead Panthers play the Wildcats on Friday. Kautzman’s father, Paul, is Mt. Spokane’s athletic director …