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Save Our Station organization formed

Group hopes to save Cheney’s 85-year-old Northern Pacific depot from demolition


A group of Cheney residents are getting together to send an SOS to the community.

SOS as in “Save Our Station,” a private sector, grassroots effort to save Cheney’s former Northern Pacific train station from an approaching wrecking ball. The group held a preliminary meeting Tuesday, April 15 and is planning a public meeting Thursday, May 1 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cheney library meeting room to discuss larger plans.

The current owners of the station built in 1929, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, have applied for a demolition permit with the city. The application’s comment period ended Apri...

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