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$5.8 million ministorage development planned for West Plains

Airway Heights Mini Storage 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 valued at $5.8 …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 7:49 a.m.

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, 7:49 p.m.

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, 5:56 p.m.

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, 7:54 p.m.

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, 9:01 p.m.

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, 7:27 p.m.

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, 6:57 p.m.

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, 3:37 p.m.

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.


UPDATED: Fri., May 17, 2019, 8:57 p.m.

Man killed when struck by vehicle in Airway Heights; driver at large

A man was killed Thursday evening when he was struck by a vehicle in Airway Heights.


UPDATED: Mon., May 13, 2019, 9:11 p.m.

Airway Heights calls off water shortage alert after Spokane crews quickly re-establish connection during road work

A Facebook post on Friday alerted Airway Heights residents they may need to conserve water after one of two water connections with Spokane was interrupted due to road work. Airway …


UPDATED: Sun., May 5, 2019, 8:19 p.m.

Fire breaks out at landfill near Fairchild

A fire on a landfill near Fairchild Air Force Base sent heavy smoke into the air Sunday.


UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019, 6:48 p.m.

Northern Quest Resort & Casino to have weekly summer street festival

Quest Sunday Fest – modeled after the Park Silly Market in Park City, Utah – begins July 14 and will run five consecutive Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. …


UPDATED: Mon., April 15, 2019, 6:29 a.m.

Getting There: Airway Heights officials hope roundabout on eastern edge will help recreate a downtown

Roundabout, median projects on U.S. 2 aim to restore Airway Heights’ small-town feel and its pre-highway days.


Garfield Road Business Center planned in Airway Heights

Legacy Interests LLC is planning to construct a multitenant building in Airway Heights.


With at least 2,000 new jobs on the horizon, West Plains poised for rapid growth

After decades as Spokane’s low-profile neighbor, the West Plains is suddenly in the spotlight for employment, population growth and commercial development. Rapid development, bringing at least 2,000 new jobs, will …


Once-sleepy West Plains towns consider pushing boundaries

Officials in Airway Heights and Cheney are considering if they should push to expand their urban-growth boundaries.


UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019, 6:20 p.m.

Second suspect pleads guilty in Airway Heights baseball-bat beating death

The second suspect in the 2017 baseball-bat beating death of an Airway Heights man pleaded guilty last week to first-degree manslaughter.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:19 p.m.

Airway Heights court commissioner faces questions about qualification to hear cases

Terri Cooper wears a judge’s robe and makes judicial decisions in local courts in both Cheney and Airway Heights. She’s been making those legal decisions for bout 16 years. But …


The Dirt: Exotic Metals submits plans for Airway Heights expansion

Exotic Metals Forming LLC has submitted development plans for future expansion on the West Plains.


Exotic Metals submits plans for Airway Heights expansion

Exotic Metals Forming LLC has submitted development plans for future expansion on the West Plains.


Airway Heights development to include 72 townhomes

The Arrowleaf Townhomes project calls for 20 duplex lots and 32 single-family lots on more than 12 acres near Ketchum Drive and Whitetip Avenue.


204-unit apartment complex planned in Airway Heights

Plans were filed this month with Spokane County to develop a three-story apartment complex in Airway Heights.


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 10:31 p.m.

Housing shortage looms on Spokane’s West Plains

Job growth will bring thousands of new residents to the West Plains over the next two years. Finding places for them to live will be a challenge.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 7:05 p.m.

Man pleads guilty in Airway Heights baseball-bat beating death

A 20-year-old defendant implicated in the 2017 baseball-bat beating death of an Airway Heights resident pleaded guilty earlier this month to manslaughter.


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 4:45 p.m.

Reardan bank robbery suspect arrested 12 hours later, 15 miles away at Airway Heights casino

Hours after an undisclosed amount of cash was taken from the U.S. Bank in Reardan, the robbery suspect was arrested at Northern Quest Resort and Casino in Airway Heights


Lawsuit blames U.S. government for water contamination around Fairchild Air Force Base

The lawsuit, filed last week in U.S. District Court in Spokane, alleges Fairchild Air Force Base officials used the fire retardant recklessly and failed to warn neighbors of its “inherently …