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January 18, 2018

From the archives: 2008 This fire hydrant in Cheney showed the results of a record 8 inches of snow that fell on Jan. 9. It was just part of a winter that brought the area nearly 93 inches of snow for the season, the second most ever, surpassed only by close to 98 inches that fell during the winter of 2008-09.

10 Years Ago

Jan. 17, 2008

Cheney and the surrounding West Plains received around eight inches of snow, the most in a single day in the last four years.

At a Cheney City Council meeting, it was announced that the expansion of the wastewater treatment plant was going to cost $12.4 million.

Long-time area sports figure, former Medical Lake coach, athletic director and teacher Hank Coplen passed away. Coplen, 80, had been fighting cancer.

20 Years Ago

Jan. 22, 1998

The Cheney Police Department's end of the year report showed a 44.8 percent increase in service calls for the department as comp...

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