Stories tagged: cheney
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019
An Eastern Washington University archivist who worked in his spare time as a regional rail historian and preservationist was killed Sunday night in a traffic collision west of Spokane.
Sun., March 10, 2019
Officials in Airway Heights and Cheney are considering if they should push to expand their urban-growth boundaries.
Sun., March 10, 2019
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 …
UPDATED: Sun., March 3, 2019
A Cheney High School student who hopes to inspire others to make connections in their communities was crowned this year’s Lilac Festival queen.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
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 …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019
A man who murdered a pot shop employee in Cheney in 2017 signed a plea deal last month and will serve 35 years to life in prison.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019
Residents of an apartment complex in Cheney were displaced after the wall between two units caught fire Sunday afternoon.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019
Multiple confidential witnesses – and posts on social media app Snapchat – helped Spokane County sheriff’s detectives track down three people believed to be involved in the October shooting of …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018
The playing status of Eastern Washington star defensive tackle Jay-Tee Tiuli remains in question following his arrest earlier this month for felony assault after a police officer said he witnessed …
Wed., Dec. 12, 2018
Sweetwater Farms, a $5.3 million pot producer based on the West Plains, had one of its strains pulled from the state’s largest recreational marijuana stores last month after failing a …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018
Federal agents have arrested a Western Washington man in connection with an Oct. 27 shooting that injured three people outside the Zip’s Drive-in in Cheney.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018
It appears the 4-year-old mystery of the missing football raffle money from Eastern Washington University, including the investigation that led to felony theft charges against an associate athletic director, has …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 4, 2018
The first time Hashim Akeel saw Cheney, he was struck by how small it was. It was 2015 and Akeel, from Saudi Arabia, drove over from the west side to …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018
3 people shot outside Cheney Zip’s Drive-In; police say incident may have been connected to massive early morning fight
Three people have been hospitalized after an early morning shooting at Zip’s Drive-In in Cheney Saturday.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018
A fire sparked just outside of Cheney Tuesday afternoon, burning close to trailer parks at the edge of town.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 1, 2018
One man is still in the hospital after a small single-engine airplane crashed near Cheney on Saturday morning.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 29, 2018
A small, single-engine plane crashed northeast of Cheney Saturday morning.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 24, 2018
County fire crews are battling at least two brush fires along Interstate 90, near Medical Lake and Cheney.
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018
A driver was killed early Sunday morning southeast of Cheney when he crashed and was ejected him from the vehicle.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018
A motor home was destroyed and a pet killed Tuesday night in a fire west of Cheney.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 9, 2018
After three days and 11 miles, the Silver Lake fire that burned 340 acres along Interstate 90 near Cheney is nearly burnt out.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 7, 2018
The worst of the Silver Lake fire burning along Interstate 90 near Cheney is likely over as residents return home and firefighters focus Tuesday on mopping up hotspots.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 6, 2018
A fast-moving brush fire quickly grew to 100 acres and its smoke forced brief closures on Interstate 90 in both directions near the Cheney exit as fire officials called for …
Fri., July 27, 2018
World War II veteran Orville Rogers was sidelined Thursday in an attempt to set the world record for the fastest 800-meter race by a man over the age of 100. …
Mon., June 11, 2018
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
A round of applause for basketball fans in Spokane and perhaps a standing ovation for Cheney.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018
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 …
Sun., Feb. 11, 2018
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 …
Fri., Dec. 29, 2017
Ted Youngs isn’t a big fan of empty spaces.
Sun., Nov. 19, 2017
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 …