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Looking Back


10 Years Ago

July 25, 2002

Spokane County Regional Health District officials still had not found the source of an E. coli 0157outbreak that swept through a dance camp held at Eastern Washington University that infected an estimated 45 of the 90 in attendance. There were 22 laboratory confirmed cases.

A room full of residents, 182 names on a petition, and overwhelming opposition voices from those citizens couldn't keep parking meters from being approved for areas around EWU in Cheney. Mayor Amy Jo Sooy cast the deciding vote to break a 2-2 deadlock among council members.

The Medical Lake C...

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