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Kline, Cheney run past Lakeland in second half

RATHDRUM – Austin Kline ran for 197 yards and two touchdowns in the second half, and the Cheney Blackhawks stymied the Lakeland Hawks 21-10 in a nonleague game Friday night. …


Though out of regional system, Cheney will use Waste-to-Energy

The city of Cheney, which opted out of the Spokane County regional trash system, is opting back in to a major part of it. This summer, Cheney became only the …


Smaller Great Northern League should still provide interesting title chase

Ramm tough. That could be East Valley’s motto as it tries to defend its title in a smaller but more competitive Great Northern League.


Cheney imposes water restrictions

The city of Cheney this morning ordered its residents to stop using water for outdoor irrigation of lawns through noon Wednesday.


Make A Splash seeks donations to buy swimsuits

Here’s one sure sign summer is coming: Make A Splash has already handed out 599 free swimsuits to children who can’t afford to purchase their own – and the nonprofit …


Make A Splash seeks donations to buy swimsuits, pool passes for kids from low-income families

Here’s one sure sign summer is coming: Make A Splash has already handed out 599 free swimsuits to children who can’t afford to purchase their own – and the nonprofit …


Cheney reloaded after winning soccer title

As the thrill of last year’s state title gave way to the hard work of a new season, Cheney boys soccer coach Mark Kiver wasn’t worried. “I just try to …


Softball: Shadle Park holds off Southridge in 3A regional

There are more dynamic ways to earn a save, but Brittney Gately recorded the crucial outs that Shadle Park needed. Gately, who relieved Jaya Allen with the bases loaded and …


Blackhawks survive Greyhounds, claim District 7 2A soccer title

The goals came a little harder, but that didn’t dampen the enthusiasm after Cheney earned another district soccer title Thursday afternoon. Actually, Blackhawks coach Mark Kiver was plenty damp from …


Cheney cafe local at heart

Douglas LaBar planned The Mason Jar via email from Italy, where he was studying for a master’s degree in food sustainability and ethics. When the corner location in downtown Cheney …


GNL baseball preview – East Valley biggest obstacle to West Valley repeat

The West Valley Eagles used seven walk-off wins last year to soar to the top of the Great Northern League standings and a top-eight finish in the state playoffs. But …


Five starters return as Cheney prepares to defend 2A soccer title

At Cheney High School, possession may be nine-tenths of a state soccer title. That’s the Blackhawks’ game – the steady buildup in midfield – and has been for most of …


Spokane cedes control of solid waste system to county

The Spokane City Council on Monday did something that seemed almost unthinkable a decade ago: It gave up control of the Spokane Regional Solid Waste System. In a unanimous vote, …


EWU professor seeks marijuana growing license

Eastern Washington University history professor Bill Youngs is one of dozens who want to start a marijuana business in Cheney. “I’m certainly not unique at all,” said Youngs, who has …


Prosecutors: Man admitted to drinking before car accident that injured son

A Spokane Valley man charged with vehicular assault admitted to drinking two Bloody Marys and five beers before getting in a car accident that left his 8-year-old son with serious …


Driver arrested after crash near Cheney injures son

Washington State Patrol troopers arrested a driver suspected of vehicular assault after a two-car collision that critically injured the man’s 8-year-old son about a mile north of Cheney on Saturday …


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 9, 2013

Driver arrested for vehicular assault after crash north of Cheney

Washington State Troopers arrested a driver for vehicular assault after a two-car injury incident outside of Cheney.


Cheney beats West Valley in overtime

In a game that seemed to have more momentum swings than first downs, the Cheney Blackhawks beat Great Northern League foe West Valley 20-14 in overtime to keep their playoff …


East Valley takes third straight GNL win

The East Valley Knights blanked Cheney 30-0 Friday night in Spokane Valley to win their third Great Northern League football game in a row. Led by quarterback Connor Ramm and …


Cheney doesn’t let this one get away

It wasn’t going to happen again. A week after giving up a lead and ultimately losing to the Pullman Greyhounds, the Cheney Blackhawks weren’t about to repeat the mistakes of …


Pullman rallies to defeat Cheney

Pullman vowed to get tougher and more physical after getting thumped by Class 1A Freeman two weeks ago. That vow paid off Friday night when the Greyhounds overcame a 12-point …


Late Pullman rally knocks off Cheney

Pullman overcame a 12-point deficit with less than eight minutes to play and knocked off Cheney 29-26 in a Great Northern League opener at Eastern Washington University’s Roos Field.


Cheney defense smashes Lakeland offense in 27-9 win

In the world of flashy, high-tech offenses and highlight-reel big plays, they do still play old-fashioned, smash-mouth football in places like Cheney on a Friday night. Cheney used a hard-hitting …


Sure-fire thrillers

I thought it was going to be a relatively easy project. Pick the five must-see high school football games in the area this year and explain to you why the …


Expect another wacky year from Great Northern League teams

An outright league champion couldn’t be decided on the football field in the Great Northern League last year, resulting in a four-way tie for first in the seven-team league. Then …


Convicted murderer wins new trial for 2004 killings

A Cheney man convicted of killing his pregnant girlfriend by pushing her out of a moving car has won a new trial. State appeals court judges ruled Tuesday that attorneys …


Cheney defeats Tyee to finally get 2A boys soccer crown

SUMNER, Wash. – It took overtime, but the itch has finally been scratched for the Cheney boys soccer team. Ian Scimandle scored 3 1/2 minutes into overtime to power the …


Cheney’s boys soccer program again in state mix

The defining moment in another great Cheney soccer season? It depends on whom you ask. For defender Daniel Bogart, it came during winter workouts, when “we realized that we had …


Saxons’ fast start doesn’t hold up

VANCOUVER, Wash. – A fast start wasn’t enough to offset a disastrous finish for Ferris as Union of Vancouver beat the Saxons 3-1 in a State 4A boys soccer quarterfinal …


Woman killed neighbor before shooting self, police believe

A fading tattoo on Cynthia Macandrew’s chest says David. The heart was inked for David J. Andrews, 66, a man she met at 18, married and with whom she had …