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UPDATED: Mon., July 6, 2020

Airway Heights unveils plans for CARES dollars

Airway Heights city officials looking to use federal relief money to help alleviate the pain local businesses - and their employees - are feeling.


UPDATED: Thu., June 18, 2020

Housing on the West Plains remains a top priority for city leaders

With pwsthe recent opening of Amazon’s fulfillment center and many more companies on the way, meeting a growing need for housing on the West Plains remains a priority for city …


Trump nominee pushed to relax restrictions on toxic chemicals found near Fairchild Air Force Base

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell of Washington, the ranking Democratic member of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, led Tuesday’s questioning of Nancy Beck, a former chemical industry lobbyist who …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 3, 2020

Getting There: West Plains transit infrastructure is in the middle of a makeover. But will more be needed?

Plans for alleviating the traffic flow headaches on the West Plains have long been in the works, but the addition of the Amazon fulfillment center and hopes of increasing commercial …


UPDATED: Fri., June 12, 2020

Convicted rapist fatally beaten in Washington state prison

A 70-year-old man convicted of multiple child sex offenses died Friday in a Washington state prison after he was beaten by multiple inmates, authorities said.


UPDATED: Thu., June 4, 2020

AT Industrial aims to meet demand for e-commerce distribution with new business park on the West Plains

A local real estate company aims to meet the rising demand for online shopping with a new building suited for e-commerce distribution companies on the West Plains.


UPDATED: Tue., March 17, 2020

Spokane Tribe Casino closing due to COVID-19

The Spokane Tribe Casino in Airway Heights closed at 5 p.m. Tuesday, following casinos across the state that have shut down to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus. The …


Man who died after rolling truck in Airway Heights identified

The man who died in a car crash Tuesday night in Airway Heights was identified as 46-year-old Anthony Barr, according to the Spokane County Medical Examiner.


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 24, 2020

Sara Lee to acquire Cyrus O’Leary’s Pies

Sara Lee Frozen Bakery has agreed to acquire Cyrus O’Leary’s Pies, the Airway Heights-based bakery that has been a household name in Spokane since 1981.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 12, 2020

Men attempting to repossess car near Airway Heights shot at

While trying to repossess a car near Airway Heights Tuesday night, a man was shot at but uninjured.


Sibling-managed Metals Fabrication Co. bears founding father’s imprint

For siblings Todd Weaver and Sara Weaver-Lundberg, overseeing Metals Fabrication Co. is not just about providing steel for some of the region’s largest buildings – it’s about family.


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 15, 2019

Metals Fabrication Co. adding new building to existing steel fabrication campus in Airway Heights

Metals Fabrication Co. is adding a new building to its existing steel fabrication campus in Airway Heights.


Airway Heights development to include Bruchi’s, Roasters Coffee, car wash

A multitenant development in Airway Heights is progressing, with recently filed building permits for Bush Car Wash, a Bruchi’s restaurant and Roaster’s Coffee.


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 30, 2019

Kalispel Tribe opens $26 million apartment complex in Airway Heights

The 216-unit complex at 304 S. Kalispel Way has six buildings and includes a clubhouse, exercise room, meeting areas, outdoor pool, dog park and sand volleyball court, among other amenities.


Demolition set for buildings at Normandie complex site

The 5-acre industrial site at 127 W. Mission Ave. was used for more than a century as the maintenance facility for the city’s vehicle fleet but was sold for $2.7 …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 27, 2019

Mongolian BBQ building new restaurant in Airway Heights

The Mongolian BBQ is building a new restaurant in Airway Heights, according to plans filed with the city.


Incumbent Airway Heights councilman up for re-election seeks partnerships to boost community

As Airway Heights continues to grow, a city council incumbent has his eyes set on increasing activities for the youth, mitigating traffic and fixing a housing shortage.


Retail development planned for Airway Heights

A new retail development could be coming to Airway Heights that could include a dental office, shopping center and restaurant.


$5.8 million ministorage development planned for West Plains

Self Storage of Spokane in Airway Heights will have 14 pre-engineered metal storage facilities, a two-story office and a 32,000-square-foot RV canopy for storage of the vehicles. The project is …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019

Bond set for man accused of bringing pregnant girlfriend on high-speed chase

A Spokane County Superior Court Judge set suspect Casey R. Gillette’s bond at $60,000, taking into account his alleged June burglary of a gun and a motor-vehicle theft as well …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 9, 2019

After high-speed chase and water rescue effort, police arrest man who jumped into Spokane River, covered himself with rocks

A multiagency car chase starting in Airway Heights led to a man abandoning a pregnant woman in his car to jump into the Spokane River to hide Friday morning. With …


Foursquare to convert warehouses to church in Airway Heights

The Foursquare Church has filed a proposal with the city of Airway Heights to convert two warehouse buildings into a new church.


UPDATED: Fri., July 19, 2019

Review: Youngish, wild and free Snoop Dogg plays for packed house at Northern Quest

As the sun set around 9 p.m., Snoop Dogg emerged. Just a smidgen of fog preceding him, accompanied by two small laptops on a large table and a microphone. Throw …


UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019

Suspect arrested, charged for May fatal hit-and-run in Airway Heights

Trevor J. Stephan, 24, was arrested Tuesday for the May 16 hit-and-run in Airway Heights that left Jackson Lawless dead.


Home destroyed by fire in Airway Heights neighborhood

A male resident escaped the home with no injuries, but a firefighter was briefly hospitalized due to exhaustion.


UPDATED: Thu., June 27, 2019

Northern Quest Resort & Casino inks partnership with BECU to rename outdoor amphitheater

Northern Quest inked a five-year agreement with Tukwila-based BECU to rename its outdoor concert venue to BECU Live at Northern Quest Resort & Casino.


UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019

Spokane County closes Euclid Road bridge in Airway Heights

Spokane County closed the Euclid Road bridge in Airway Heights because of a critical failure in its supporting structure.


UPDATED: Fri., May 31, 2019

Kalispel Tribe opens $14 million RV resort in Airway Heights

The $14 million resort – a Bud Surles Signature Resort – which is opening Saturday, offers 38 pull-through, back-in and luxury RV sites as well as 18 furnished tiny cottages …


God Squad helps Airway Heights neighbors remove junk

God Squad is a nondenominational Airway Heights volunteer group that helps neighbors – many who are disabled or low-income – clean up yard junk. Otherwise, they’d face city code violations …


UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019

Detectives gathering evidence against suspect in Airway Heights fatal hit and run

Detectives have identified a suspect in a fatal hit and run that killed 39-year-old Jackson Lawless last week a couple of hundred feet from Northern Quest Resort and Casino.