Stories tagged: cheney
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 5, 2020
Shawn Olesen has a day job back in Fargo, North Dakota, as a warehouse manager, and the work, he said, is rewarding.
Tue., Jan. 28, 2020
Maya Caruth, 25, was arrested on Nov. 7 after crossing a so-called “safety zone” that separated hundreds of student protesters from three religious activists who had arrived on campus with …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 16, 2020
Invoking the First Amendment, an attorney questioned the right of law enforcement to separate protesters and counterprotesters into different sections of the campus mall based on their appearances and perceived …
Sun., Dec. 22, 2019
Nationwide, the Christmas Bird Count is a longstanding tradition of citizen science, 120 years to be exact, although the Cheney count is only in its second year. Data gleaned from …
Thu., Dec. 19, 2019
Eight years after public access to a popular trout, bass and kokanee lake south of Cheney closed, wildlife managers are still striving to reopen it.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 12, 2019
After a racial slur was found painted on a car in Cheney earlier this week, Eastern Washington University President Mary Cullinan reaffirmed the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion Thursday.
Tue., Nov. 26, 2019
A new development with 34 duplex buildings and a single family residence could be coming West Terrace neighborhood south of the Spokane Airport, a move which has already angered some …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 10, 2019
Voters in Cheney will choose between two experienced candidates when they cast a vote for the City Council’s position 6.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019
Stepping up so others may saddle up: Student volunteers make Relational Riding Academy camp successful
The young riders weren’t exactly off to the races at Relational Riding Academy in Cheney on a recent Friday morning, but for kids who’d never been on horse, a quick …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019
While a new pump began sending water into houses on Thursday, according to Jim Brown, president of the Marshall Community Water Association, the private purveyor of the town’s water, it …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019
Within minutes, Briana Randall was breathing deep into a seated mountain pose while sitting astride her mare, Star. From there she began modifying other yoga poses, developing her new practice …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 1, 2019
Gardner started his law enforcement career as a patrol officer in Southern California in the 1960s, confronting gang violence and riots against police. So the small town of Cheney might …
UPDATED: Sat., July 27, 2019
Crews fighting four wildfires southwest of Cheney kept the fire 65% contained Saturday and expect them to be fully contained on Sunday.
UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019
Fire crews in Cheney on Thursday
UPDATED: Wed., July 24, 2019
Fire officials ordered the evacuation of about 10 homes near the intersection of Graham Road and Highway 904 near Cheney on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.
UPDATED: Tue., July 23, 2019
Sections of burned field and patches of hay lined South Betz Road in Cheney after a tractor-trailer hauling hay caught fire Tuesday afternoon.
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019
A 55-year-old woman from Cheney died Tuesday in a crash-near Kittitas, Washington.
Thu., July 4, 2019
Plenty of parties planned for 100th: George White will be honored by family, neighborhood, civic groups
George White will be celebrating his 100th birthday this week – a lot.
UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019
Cheney man who allegedly killed wife with ice cream moves to Oklahoma, pleads not guilty to new murder charge
A man suspected of killing his wife last year at their Cheney home with poisoned ice cream pleaded not guilty to a new murder charge in Spokane County Superior Court …
UPDATED: Sat., June 22, 2019
A structure fire spread into nearby trees and grass near Cheney Friday morning, prompting a response from local and state fire crews.
UPDATED: Mon., June 17, 2019
Ashley Cardinal signed up for the Army National Guard before her senior year of high school at West Valley High School in 2001. A career in the military and raising …
Thu., June 6, 2019
Students who’ve struggled in traditional classrooms often find their path to success in smaller alternative school settings.
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019
Sometimes Cheney High School’s Sam Fix is Clark Kent and sometimes he’s Superman.
UPDATED: Sat., May 25, 2019
Saturday marked the start of the Washington Civil War Association annual reenactment. This year’s, hosted in Cheney, runs Saturday through Monday.
UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019
A big ol’ moose was the belle of the ball at Eastern Washington University on Thursday night, when its short trek through campus was documented and shared for the world …
UPDATED: Mon., April 1, 2019
Cheney police officers won’t face charges in death of man who investigators say was attempting suicide-by-cop
Spokane County prosecutors have elected not to file criminal charges against three Cheney police officers who shot and killed a man late last year during an alleged suicide by cop.
Sat., March 30, 2019
Construction will begin later this year for a new Grocery Outlet Bargain Market in Cheney.
UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019
A mother who triggered an Amber Alert last week told police she was planning on injecting bleach into herself and her child to rid themselves of parasites, according to court …
UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019
Police in Nampa, Idaho, issued and quickly canceled an Amber Alert on Wednesday, saying a woman and her 10-year-old daughter had been found in Cheney. The girl, who was initially …
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019
There’s still a lot of snow and ice on the ground, but it’s time to think about gardening.