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A motel sign after Fairchild Air Force Base was stricken from a federal commission’s closure list.

10 Years Ago

July 4, 2003

Eastern Washington University trustees voted to impose a 7 percent tuition increase in order to counteract the loss of nearly $2.87 million in state money from their budget.

The Cheney City Council was considering levying a fine on residents who turn in multiple false fire alarms.

Three weeks of steady work collected 600 signatures on a petition that would authorize putting a measure on the November ballot that would revive the Cheney Parks Department. The initiative called for imposing a 4.75 percent utility tax increase that would raise $367,000 to fund the depar...

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