December 13, 2012 | Vol. 116 -- No. 34

Cheney’s piece of geological history

If all goes well, the city of Cheney might soon own property near Williams Lake – and part of geological history.

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City Council members unanimously approved a resolution authorizing staff to enter into negotiations to purchase property referred to as the Williams Lake Plunge Pool. The pool is located between Williams and Badger lakes in southwest Spokane County and once served as a cataract between the lakes during the Ice Age floods that ravaged and shaped the regional landscape over 10,000 years ago.

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