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10 Years Ago

Dec. 17, 2009

After surviving various budget cuts, the Pine Lodge Corrections Center for Women was again under Gov. Christine Gregoire’s budget ax. The closure, along with several other facilities, was estimated to save taxpayers $65 million in four years.

Cheney’s new garbage disposal enterprise was estimated to cost $30,000 less than originally projected as the city prepared to take over the service from Sunshine Disposal.

20 Years Ago

Dec. 16, 1999

After three years of assessments, the city of Cheney developed a new employee pay schedule that was comparable to their pee...

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