August 7, 2003
Washington State Highway 904, which travels from Four Lakes to Tyler and through Cheney, was officially renamed the Col. Michael P. Anderson Memorial Highway. Anderson died in the explosion of the Space Shuttle Columbia, Feb. 1, 2003 and was a 1977 Cheney High School graduate.
Two open City Council seats in Cheney attracted just three candidates as Patrick Rast was the only person to file for Position 2. Arlene Mowatt and dentist Robert Stockton would meet for Position 5 in the only contested race.
Eastern Washington University had its accreditation renewed by a...