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December 29, 2011
2011 was big year for building in Cheney
A train derailed on the Eastern Washington Gateway Railroad track, spilling up to 700 gallons of diesel fuel just south of the track's intersection with Cheney-spokane Road in Cheney Dec. 29. Railroad investigations later revealed a train operator failed to prepare the locomotive for switching tracks. The spill was cleaned up and the Department of Ecology said it did not leak into ground water. Youth involved the Civil Air Patrol and Naval Sea Cadet Corps participated in winter survival training at Camp Comia, loca...