Looking Back


July 19, 2012

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.

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