January 6 Looking Back 20 years ago: Happiness and sorrow, emotions ran the gamut this past year as personal triumphs were overshadowed by a national tragedy. These photos captured best, the emotion and feel of the past year. Top Left: CHS wrestler David Courchaine celebrates with his coach, Aaron Mason, after winning a state championship for the second year in a row. Top right: A young Seahawk fan gets his helmet signed by Seahawks runningback Shaun Alexander during the Hawk's summer training camp at EWU. Bottom right: Veterans Merle Craner (left) and Charlie Miller (right) happily reminiscence after the VFW's dedication ceremony for the refurbished Veteran's Memorial in City Park. Bottom left: Father Tom Caswell lights remembrance candles for a pair of Cheney citizens that came out for a prayer service for victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks. Courchaine photo by Ruami Dyck; the others by David Rey
Looking Back 10 years ago
January 5, 2012
New community center, police chief highlight end of 2011
Local businesses made up a big portion of the sponsorship funding the 44th annual Cheney rodeo and the first annual Cheney Jubilee, both set for the weekend of July 8-10. Organizers for both events said that businesses were supportive despite tight economic times. The Cheney Farmer's Market was enjoying brisk business and a growing number of participating vendors every Monday at it's new location next to the EWU Pub on Elm Street. New market director Kristen Silva said that a renewed focus...