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Page 8 Free Press Section 1 Thursday, February 7, 2013 LOOKING BACK 10 Years Ago A passerby discovered a fire in a Cheney mobile a motion to conduct a city-wide census in April. The Feb. 13, 2003 home belonging to Dan Lucas and turned in an alarm, city received $13 from the state for each resident so A group of 22 Fairchild Air Force Base person- Lucas was at work and his wife and daughter away city clerk Roy Foss told the council it was important nel, part of the 363rd Expeditionry Air Refueling when the fire gutted the trailer causing an estimated to have accurate numbers. Squadron, returned home after deployment to Saudi $8,400 in damage. Carmen Stewart, the incumbent candidate for the Arabia. The Medical Lake City Council heard the first read- Third District school board seat announced he was Residents along Medical Lake's southeastern ing of Ordinance 397 that would define how full and in favor of "an orderly and well planned classoroom shoreline were faced with watching a plume of raw part-time employees of the city would be determined, expansion" for all Cheney schools. sewage pour into the lake after the mess flowed out The ordinance was designed to address the needs for Popular area disc jockey, "Bubble Head" Bob Hough of a manhole at Oregon and Lake Drive according the police protection, from KREM radio announced he would walk from public works director Doug Ross. Eastern Washington receiver Bob Picard was se- Coeur d'Alene to Cheney in order to promote President If HB 1437 passed it would give institutions of lected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the sixth round Kennedy's physical fitness program. Gibson's Thrift higher educatation, including Eastern Washington of the NFL draft. Picard was a two-time All-American Store in Cheney announced the person who guessed University, the right to set their own tuition levels, selection for the Eagles. closest to the time it would take Hough to complete the Cheney moved six wrestlers, including weight distance would be awarded a 24-pound turkey. champions Brad Rassmussen at 145-pounds, and 135-. 50 Years Ago The Cheney Blackhawks, with their 10-0 record, pound Kayle Gray onto regional competition. Feb. 15, 1963 were on the verge of winning their second straight Medical Lake scored a 44-31 win over Newport to The Cheney City Council unanimously approved Northwest League basketball championship should earn the Northeast A League regular season wrestling they beat 9-1 Medical Lake. Denny Levigne scored 28 championship with big wins coming from David From the archives: 1983 points in the first meeting between the two, won by Snyder (130 pounds), Steven Daniels (145) and Randal Cheney. Johnson (171). 20 Years Ago 1993 Issue missing from our archives. 30 Years Ago Feb. 17, 1983 Ken Side, who was terminated from his job with the Cheney Police Department, had his job reinstated following a hearing conducted by the Cheney Civil Service Commission. Side had been dismissed on a charge of "bad behavior." More than 40 people from the Medical Lake Fire Department, ambulance service and Spokane's Life- bird emergency helicopter participated in a training exercise that replicated having to rescue a person inside a car that had gone into water. Following a team win at regionals, Cheney ad- vanced six wrestlers to the state tournament in Tacoma including 190-pound Doug Partanen, 168-pound Rob Brownfield as well as Aaron Mason, Marty Mitchell, Darin Mason and Marc Tareski. 40 Years Ago Feb. 15, 1973 Cheney voters approved the passage of a school levy, although no figures were reported on the final tally of votes. One thing that was announced was by passing the measure, letters renewing teacher con- tracts could be sent Out. Down but not out Cheney center Brian Quinnett found himself in cold water after spraining his ankle against Colville. Quinnett was back at practice Monday afternoon, shooting a few free throws. 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