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Fostering Community Collaboration for a Safer Tomorrow

By Huckleberry Press / January 10, 2024 /
West Plains Safety Alliance

In the Western prairies of Spokane County, an extraordinary initiative has taken root, aiming to create a safer and more engaged community. The West Plains Safety Alliance (WPSA) is a testament to the power of collaboration and community-driven efforts.

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Cheney Is a Commuter’s Haven and College Town With a Big Heart

By Huckleberry Press / May 8, 2023 /
Chris Grover, Cheney Mayor

As we enter May, the warmer weather brings more opportunities to get outside, have fun, and meet new people. If you’re looking for fun on May 12th and 13th, you don’t want to miss Cheney’s annual Mayfest!

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Huckleberry Press Editor Val Mohney interviews Mark Losh, CEO of the West Plains Chamber

By Huckleberry Press / March 23, 2023 /
Mark Losh

Discover the Chamber’s Economic Development Efforts in the West Plains – Interview with Val Mohney and Mark Losh

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Farm Fresh = Difference you can taste at Billie’s Diner

By Huckleberry Press / October 29, 2022 /
billies diner

by Patricia Elwing Have you ever come out of a diner after having breakfast or lunch and felt the heaviness of the greasy processed food and sub-par meat you just…

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Billie’s Diner—Cooking up Community Connectivity

By Huckleberry Press / October 17, 2022 /
McKenzie DonTigny, owner, Billie’s Diner

Bringing community and conversation to the dining table is one of the main reasons McKenzie DonTigny decided to work in the food industry to begin with, and more recently helped motivate her to start up Billie’s Diner in Airway Heights which held a grand opening on September 16.

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Tonya Murray: Making a Difference in the Fairchild Community

By Huckleberry Press / June 11, 2022 /
Tonya Murray

As a Huckleberry Press reporter, my greatest pleasure is meeting amazing people who are making a positive impact in their communities. Tonya Murray is one of those incredible people whose life calling is to help.

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Site work begins on West Plains Goodwill

By Huckleberry Press / June 9, 2022 /
Goodwill ground breaking

“This new Airway Heights facility will also help our efforts to eliminate waste in our communities. We are working toward a goal to become a Zero Waste agency,” Alexander said. “Over the last four years, Goodwill Industries of the Inland Northwest has kept more than 94 million pounds of materials out of local landfills through its resale, recycling and salvage operations.”

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Dr. C Family Dentistry opens West Plains location

By Huckleberry Press / May 28, 2022 /

Residents of Airway Heights and the West Plains, in general, can look to schedule their dental needs at the new Dr. C office located in Airway at 11919 West Sunset Highway in Suite C.

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Terri Cooper, The New Mayor of Medical Lake

By Huckleberry Press / December 3, 2021 /
Terri Cooper

Be courageous.” A prominent politician gave this advice to Terri Cooper when Terri shared her intention to run for mayor of Medical Lake. Those two words became an inspiration and propelling force in her decision to run for mayor, contributing to her campaign victory. Terri will reflect on these words often to energize and motivate as she serves her term as mayor of Medical Lake, starting on January 1, 2022.

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West Plains Chamber: Best of the West Awards Celebration

By Huckleberry Press / November 9, 2021 /

The West Plains Chamber hosted their annual “Best of the West Awards Celebration” Friday, November 5th. The Chamber recognized and honored the individuals and businesses who make the West Plains…

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