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I CHENEY FREE PRESS Thursday, May 7, 2015 NEIGHBOR NEWS continued from page 7 the Wagon Wheel Tavern Bar and Grill in Medi- cal Lake to the Washington Liquor Control Board were unfounded. Rumors that Medical Lake head basketball coach Arnold Brown would move to an opening at Lewis and Clark High School in Spokane were put to rest when he withdrew his name from consideration. Brown, a 1982 Medical Lake High School graduate, was 50-23 in three years on the job with two state tournament appearances and said, "I've always been a Cardinal." 20 Years Ago May 3, 1995 Suspects in a 1982 Chevy Camaro led Cheney police on a 45-minute high-speed chase through both city and rural roads before abandoning the car near Tyler and escaping. A public hearing was scheduled on a pro- posed recreational trail between Fish Lake and Cheney that would use a former railroad right- of-way. A 4-0 shutout over Clarkston helped Cheney finish with an 11-0-1 Frontier League record and 13-0-3 overall in soccer play. 30 Years Ago May 16, 1985 U.S, 5th District Rep. Tom Foley spoke at a dedication ceremony on the Eastern Washington University campus and told the audience attend- ing the ribbon cutting at Wim Albers Court that "an improved budget" was in the near future for the United States. EWU's proposed move to the Big Sky Con- ference received mixed reaction on campus. The Academic Senate, citing concern over athletics taking financial resources away from academics, Voted 24-6 against the idea. Meanwhile, the As- sociated Students Council supported a reduced $1.7 million budget with an 8-1 vote. Eastern Washington split a baseball double- header with Oregon State, the winning runs com- What's Happening Looking for the events? Find the calendar online at ing on an eighth inning three-run home run from Steve Brown in his final college plate appearance in a 10-9 victory. The Eagles were eliminated from postseason the previous day after a loss to the University of Portland. 40 Years Ago May 8, 1975 Spokane County Commissioners approved the $7.4 million West Plains Water Project that would supply water to Cheney, Medical Lake and Spokane International Airport. Anthony Singleton was named new Cheney Fire Chief according to an announcement from city administrative assistant, Charlie Earl, and will earn $1,120 monthly. The Eastern Washington State College track team, coached by Jerry Martin, was favored to defend their 1974 Evergreen Conference title in the league meet at Western Oregon in Mon- mouth, ore. 50 Years Ago May 7, 1965 An EWSC student reported nearly $300 from a cashed paycheck missing from an envelope he left on the front seat of his car. The student did not want to carry that much cash with him while he ran other errands in downtown Cheney. Cheney Motors at 308 First St. announced the donation of a new Plymouth convertible for use by the auto mechanics students at Cheney High School as they prepared for upcoming state competition in Seattle. Cheney High School's track team finished fifth in a recent meet at Medical Lake in which Gor- don Olson took first in the javelin, Bill McMillan won in the two-mile and the team of Bob Bartlett, Mike Bennett, Dan Noel and Warren Heinemann claiming the mile relay. No Problem! in Cheney 18671st St West Plains Christian Fellowship is a place where people are: Casual in appearance...Friendly in nature...Single-mindod in devotion to God Join us this coming Sunday at 10 a.m 12905 W. 6th Ave., Four Lakes (Chsney SDA Building) • Pastors Kelth & Gall Jensen, 509-389-4843 PRAYER FOR SICK HURTING EVERY SUNDAY. 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