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Looking Back


Back to classes at Eastern

Spring quarter classes at Eastern Washington State College began recently and the return of students and faculty was noticeable in the community. Students are between classes in the landscaped part of the Cheney campus.

10 Years Ago

April 3, 2003

Cheney police responded to a report of a shooting at a residence on South Cross Road and found 60 year-old Michael Mitchell dead of a single gunshot wound to the chest. The investigation continued with a 56-year-old man being detained for questioning.

The future of the Cheney Gun Club was up in the air over the lease of land the group uses for their range. Property owner Roger Helm said the club “has been a poor tenant,” but had leased the club the land through December 2003.

Medical Lake was set to make major changes in its urban growth area as part of a comp...

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