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Looking Back


10 Years Ago

March 4, 2004

Construction projects at Eastern Washington University, and a boom in the building of both single and multi-family homes earned the city of Cheney a record $420,973 in building-related permit fees.

U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary, Gail Norton, paid a visit to the Turnbull Wildlife Refuge and spoke to visitors about her agency’s Healthy Forests program.

A proposal to rename Cheney’s Parkway Drive for longtime city engineer Dick Simpson slowed as questions began to surface over how the city decides such actions.

Lakeside, with an 11-11 record, upset to...

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