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Saving Cheney train depot is worth finding a fix

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I’ve been a train fan for as long as I can recall.

Not sure when the bug was planted, but it could have been one Christmas when I got my first Lionel model railroad as a 5-year-old.

Or maybe it was when my mother and I hopped a westbound passenger train for what I remember as my first train ride. It was a trip from Spokane all the way to Cheney, all of what, about 20 miles?

Funny the things that make impressions on a kid and remain in the memory banks decades later?

So as the “Save Our Station” campaign officially raises its flag, it suddenly occurred to me that if I rode the train to...

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