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Naming street for Mike McKeehan a most fitting honor


Paul Delaney

Ribbon holders and members of the Cheney City Council, Graeme Webster (left) and Jill Weiszmann (right) assisted the family of Mike McKeehan – wife Judy as well as daughter Katie and son Patrick – officially dedicate Mike McKeehan Way Dec. 26.

It was not only the right thing to do to honor the memory of a man who gave back to the community, but the perfect means to memorialize Mike McKeehan.

That was the general sentiment of comments Cheney Mayor Tom Trulove made Dec. 26 at the dedication of Mike McKeehan Way.

The new connector route – originally built as an extension of Simpson Parkway – joins Sixth and Washington Streets and now carries the name of the long-time Cheney teacher and tireless community leaded and City Council member who passed away suddenly July 19 at age 67.

“It’s so appropriate for him to be honored so c...

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