The following resources have a presence in or near Cheney.
American Cancer Society
Whether you want help with quitting smoking or you are interested in the latest research on how to treat (or avoid) cancer -- the American Cancer Society can help.
Avista Utilities provides natural gas service to residents of Cheney and surrounding areas. Contact Avista at 1-800-227-9187.
Anglers will find rainbow and cutthroat trout in abundance during fishing season (the last full weekend in April through September 30). Badger Lake is also a popular destination for boating, water skiing and other water sports. A public boat launch is available, but other beach facilities are all privately owned. Located just 20 minutes from Cheney, Badger Lake is worth a visit!
Boy Scouts emphasize adventure, service, leadership, and preparation for life. Contact Rick Campbell at 509-481-8172 for information on Scouting opportunities in Cheney.
Public Services Locator
An online web portal providing quick access to a variety of public services and resources in the Spokane County Region. Use the service locator to enter your address or parcel number, and receive a customized listing which includes zoning, building & permitting agencies, schools, elected officials and other resources which serve that address.
Telephone and internet service in Cheney and surrounding areas.
Cheney Clothing Exchange
The Clothing Exchange is located in the Wren Pierson Community Center, 620 3rd Street, and is open Wednesdays at Noon. Residents in need of these services are encouraged to call (509) 235-2327 for more information.
Cheney Community Garden
Located within the undeveloped portion of Centennial Park near the north end of town. Participants pay $30 per 20' x 40' garden plot to cover water cost, and share seeds, tillers and tools with other gardeners. A portion of each garden's produce is donated to the Cheney Food Bank. Contact the Cheney Parks & Recreation Department at (509) 498-9250 for more information.
Cheney Community Library
The Cheney Library is part of the Spokane County Library district, giving local residents access to regional library system amenities.
Cheney Food Bank
Now located at the Wren Pierson Community Center, 624 3rd Street, the food bank is open the first four Wednesdays of the month from 9:00 a.m. to noon.
Call (509) 235-2325 for more information.
Cheney Hi Flyers Square Dance Club
The Cheney Hi Flyers offers beginner square dance lessons -- and the first lesson is free! All ages are welcome. Contact Donna for more information at (509) 235-4947.
Cheney Historical Museum
The Cheney Historical Museum is dedicated to gathering, preserving, and sharing information and artifacts concerning the history of the Four Lakes, Marshall, Cheney, Tyler, and Amber districts of southwest Spokane County in eastern Washington.
Winter Hours (October - April): Fridays 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Summer Hours (May - September): Thursday - Saturday 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Open at other times by appointment - call (509) 235-9015
Admission is free. Donations gratefully accepted.
Cheney Light Department
Cheney Light is a publicly-owned electric utility serving residents within the Cheney city limits and extending approximately 1/4 mile outside the city limits. Call (509) 498-9209 to determine if you are within the Cheney Light service area.
Cheney Outreach Center
Located in the Wren Pierson Community Center, 616 3rd Street, the Cheney Outreach Center provides basic emergency assistance -- energy, transportation (gas vouchers and bus tokens), and limited rent and prescription aid. Recreation program scholarships are also available. Resident and income guidelines do apply.
Open Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 9-11:30 a.m. Thursdays phone-in only, 9-11:30 a.m.
Contact: Carol Beason, Outreach Director, 235-8900.
Cheney Storm F.C. (Soccer)
Providing competitive youth soccer for Cheney, Medical Lake, and Airway Heights. For more information about Storm F.C., including registration, soccer teams, cost, contact information, and programs, please visit our website.
Cheney Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 11326
OUR MISSION: To foster camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts. To serve our veterans, the military, and our communities. To advocate on behalf of all veterans.
OUR VISION: Ensure that veterans are respected for their service, always receive their earned entitlements, and are recognized for the sacrifices they and their loved ones have made on behalf of this great country.
For additional information, please call (509) 299-9099.
Cheney WAVES Competitive Swim Team
A USA Swimming competitive swim team for ages 5 and up. Swimmers must have the ability to safely swim across a 25 yard pool to join. Free bus transportation from Cheney Schools to the EWU Aquatic Center is provided. Call 509-995-5395 for more information.
City of Cheney Utilities Department
For residents living within the incorporated Cheney city limits, the City of Cheney provides water, sewer, garbage and electric service. To verify that you are in the City of Cheney service area, call (509) 498-9209.
Columbia Plateau Trail
Columbia Plateau Trail State Park is a 4,109-acre, 130-mile-long rail-bed trail that traces the 1908 original path of the Spokane, Portland and Seattle Railroad. The route is most accessible at Cheney, with other less accessible points along the way. The route is steeped in history, with scenic vistas along the trail. Currently 23 miles of the trail between Lincoln County and Cheney are developed and open for public use.
Cable television, high definition cable TV, internet, pay per view, digital music and Spanish language channels.