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Looking Back


Eugene Ross, (left) pastor of the Cheney Community Church, and Donald Ross, pastor of the Christian Church, attended a Jan. 7, 1964 City Council meeting to protest a new Cheney ordinance permitting tavern and cocktail lounge dancing. Other pastors attending not in picture were the Rev. K. W. Larrison of the Methodist Church and Rev. George Allen of the Campus Christian Fellowship at Easter Washington State College. They were representing Ministerial Association of Cheney.

10 Years Ago

Jan. 22, 2004

The Cheney City Council affirmed Mayor Amy Jo Sooy's decision to require the Myer's family to remove a sign for their DJ's nightclub located at Fish Lake. Club owner Mike Myers was given 30 days to remove the sign on public right-of-way at the corner of SR 904 and Cheney-Spokane road but he appealed delaying the dismantling of the sign.

Residents addressed the Medical Lake City Council over concerns that proposed funding cuts by the Spokane Transit Authority this coming July would entirely eliminate bus service to the community.

Gary Blake was hired as the coach o...

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