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Looking Back


September 6, 2012

10 Years Ago

Sept. 12, 2002

Citing the need to close a $450,000 budget deficit, the Cheney City Council, by a slim 4-3 vote, approved a 7 percent increase in city taxes on water, sewer and solid waste. The increase would cost the average homeowner $100-$150 per year.

Medical Lake had submitted proposals to the Washington State Department of Transportation for nearly $600,000 in improvements for area roads.

About 40 community members, EWU students and employees took advantage of the opportunity to have a sneak peek at the new Brewster Hall in downtown Cheney.

Crews completed the installatio...

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