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Cheney Mayfest returns Friday May 10

Cheney Mayfest returns Friday May 10

May 8, 2019

Cheney is  celebrating spring downtown at the seventh annual Cheney MayFest. Events begin Friday, May 10 and continue Saturday, May 11. The outdo...

EWU Sustainability week: Protecting our species

EWU Sustainability week: Protecting our species

April 10, 2019

“Sustainability week is a chance to celebrate the Earth and talk about ways that we can protect it and make our environment and our surroundings a better p...

EWU and The Mason Jar team up for Foster Care Month

By Kaitlyn Engen, Reporter

May 11, 2018

Filed under Arts & Features

“It’s now or never. Are we going to do this or not?” Loretta Gaul said to her husband Michael before becoming foster parents. Three years later, Gaul said her life has changed for the better. The Mason Jar coffee shop in Cheney is looking to honor stories like Gaul’s through its promotion of National Foster Care Month in May. “National Foster Care Month is...

The Mason Jar enters fifth year of providing live and local tunes

The Mason Jar enters fifth year of providing live and local tunes

October 26, 2017

The Mason Jar is a Cheney coffee shop that provides a place for locals to take over the mic every Thursday night. They welcome anyone to enjoy or showcase...

Gallery: A Weekend of Cheney Nightlife

Gallery: A Weekend of Cheney Nightlife

May 18, 2017

  From The Mason Jar's open mic night on Thursday, to last call at The Basement on Saturday and everything else in-between.    

Bright Lights, Cheney Nights

Bright Lights, Cheney Nights

May 18, 2017

Find the full accompanying photo Gallery  HERE.   When thinking of Cheney’s night scene, the first thing that springs to mind is not a diverse, attractive hub for late night entertainment. ...

Review: The Mason Jar

By Mia Manzanares, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016

Filed under Arts & Features, Food Review

The Classic, a breakfast sandwich filled with sausage, bacon, sharp cheddar, egg and homemade garlic aioli sauce, is the number one most popular breakfast item on The Mason Jar menu. Pairing the meal with a strong, smooth, black americano is the perfect balance for a great breakfast meal. This isn’t your average PUB sausage muffin.  The biscuit is flakey and the perfe...

D.J. Jigre opens doors into his life, hardships

D.J. Jigre opens doors into his life, hardships

March 20, 2015

This is part two of a feature story on D.J. Jigre. Part I can be viewed here. As D.J. Jigre, ASEWU president, walks into The Mason Jar on a cold, raining February afternoon, a couple of p...

Trivia trend takes over Cheney

Trivia trend takes over Cheney

February 27, 2013

Surrounded by half-full glasses of Batch 19 beer, EWU student Jaime Mahoney and her six teammates huddle together as they try to answer questions like, “What is th...

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