The Cheney City Council mourned longtime council member Mike McKeehan at its Tuesday meeting.
McKeehan, a 14-year council member, died suddenly July 19. Mayor Tom Trulove spoke about McKeehan's impact on Cheney, and spoke to his wife Judy, who was in the audience.
“Your family together has made this community much better than it was before you were a family together,” he said. “It's a loss that's hard to accept but there's nobody who lived a better life or could claim to accomplish more in it than Mike McKeehan.”
City administrator Arlene Fisher thanke...