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EWU, marijuana, and 4/20 in 2019

April 17, 2019

The most credible origin of the term “4/20” goes back to 1971 when  five students known as the “Waldos” from San Rafael High School in Marin Cou...

KHQ ‘s Hayley Guenthner sits with Donavon Culps in Spokane County Jail on Sept. 18. Culps has been charged with the murder of Cameron Smith | Photo courtesy of KHQ

In his own words

October 4, 2017

“I didn’t think about it, I just pulled out the gun and shot him,” said Donavon Culps, in a jailhouse interview. Culps shot and killed Cameron Smith...

The LUCID storefront, the location where Cameron Smith was abducted from.

LUCID kidnapping ends in tragedy

September 20, 2017

CHENEY, WA. — After four days of searching led by a multi-agency effort, Donovan Culps, 36, was arrested in Goldendale, Washington on Sept. 14 for the ...

Business Going Well for Cheney's Local Pot Shop

Business Going Well for Cheney’s Local Pot Shop

February 16, 2017

After a delayed opening, LUCID, Cheney’s sole marijuana dispensary, began operations in December. The opening came after a transition, in which 3 Green ...

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