10 Years Ago
July 10, 2003
One and a half years after a head-on crash killed five Cheney residents on SR 904, the grassroots effort to improve safety on that stretch of road became reality with the beginning of the Memorial Highway Traffic Safety Project. Budgeted at $250,000, improvements would include turn lanes, rumble strips, and better lighting.
A petition drive to get a measure on the ballot that would increase utility taxes and help pay for the return of funds for the Cheney Parks and Recreation Department likely came up short of valid signatures City Administrator Paul Schmidt said....