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By JOHN McCALLUM
Managing Editor 

Honoring our war dead where they live

Write to the Point

 


Memorial Day weekend was busier than usual this year in Cheney. Here are some thoughts on that.

This year saw the first staging of a reenactment of the American Civil War by the Washington Civil War Association. In partnership with several businesses and organizations — including the city of Cheney and American Legion Post 72 — the two-and-half-day event featured association members in period dress and accoutrements engaging in battles and demonstrating how people lived and thought during that conflict over 150 years ago.

On Monday, Memorial Day, the reenactment closed with a Memorial D...



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