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Cheney to buy piece of history

City Council approves agreement to purchase property overlooking Williams Lake Plunge Pool


The city of Cheney took one step closer to owning a piece of geological history.

The City Council authorized Mayor Tom Trulove to sign a purchase and sale agreement for the purpose of buying 15 acres of property overlooking what is known as the Williams Lake Plunge Pool. The pool is located just off Williams Lake road between Williams and Badger lakes, and used to be a large cataract area as a part of the larger Ice Age floods which swept through and carved a good portion of the area and Eastern Washington and the Central Basin over 11,000 years ago.

The ability to purchase the pool comes t...

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