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NEIGHBOR NEWS CHENEY FREE PRESS I'7 Thursday, J une 18, 2015 LOOKING BACK L 10 Years Ago June 16, 2005 Eastern Washington University's outgo- ing president, Dr. Stephen Jordan, made his final appearance at graduation ceremonies at the school watching as a school-record 2,722 students received their diplomas. The Medical Lake Pizza Factory, dosed since last winter, planned to reopen under the new ownership of Guerin and Sussette Moorman dur- ing the city's annual Founder's Day celebration Cheney High School announced the hiring of Holly Daniels as the new volleyball coach. Base housing located near Hallett and Grove Roads. The state auditor's office cleared EWU of violating state law in the transfer of funds to the athletic department from the university bookstore, housing and higher education. Pitcher Eric Bauer of Tigard, Ore. and out- fielder Steve Brown from Brier, Wash. sliared most valuable player honors with the EWU base- ball team. The Eagles, coached by Jim Wasern, set school bests for wins with a 42-24 won-lost 'record. The totals included a third place 10-14 mark in the Pac-10 North Conference. I LOOKING BACK WITH THE CHENEY -I HISTORICAL MUSEUM | Twentyqive years ago on June 19, 1990, a fire gutted the old, | vacant, Congregational Church on Fourth at F Street, The | fire was believed to have been started by a 10-year-old | boy and his friends who had been seen playing with fire | in the area that day. Learn more about our area's history/ at www.cheneymuseum,org. over the Leadership Institute. Huffman also singled home the winning run. 20 Years Ago 40 Years Ago June 15, 1995 June 19, 1975 Erin Johnson of Cheney was chosen as the Barricades were erected in front of a vari- Chenev Rodeo Queen. ety of buildings in downtown Cheney, includ- EWU planned to use both the Special ing Goofy's Tavern, Snip and Style Beauty Events Pavilion and the Thorpe Field House Salon and the Savage House Pizza Parlor, during upcoming graduation ceremonies, warning pedestrians of falling bricks. The Cheney Chamber of Commerce was Ron Lemmen, who was proposing con- planning to host their annual fishing derby at struction of the Cheney Care Center, traveled Klink's Resort on William's Lake, executive to the state capitol in Olympia. There he met director Amy Jo Sooy announced, with the Department of Social and Health Services to inquire about the delays in issuing 30 Years Ago a certificate of need, only to find the. agency June 20,1985 had no immediate plans to do so. Children playing with matches were Cheney High School pitcher Ron Huff- likely to blame for starting a four-acre man, playing for West Valley, pitched a fire that threatened Fairchild Air Force one-hit 2-1American Legion baseball victory 50 Years Ago June 18,1965 A new recreation center, complete with pool and pinball tables, bowling machine, juke box, and more, opened at Second and College Streets. Ac- cording to owner Dale Moss, a contest was under- way to come up with a name for the business. More than 2,000 students were expected to be enrolled for summer quarter at Eastern Washington State College. Following their June I wins at the Inland Empire Junior Olympics at West Valley High School in Spokane, Medical Lake athletes, Chuck and Mike Van Matre competed in AAU events in Pasco, Wash. Chuck finished third in running events and the broad jump while Mike was fourth in the 50 and 75-yard dashes. 10117 W State Route 2 . Spokane, W, and to Buy Tickets Visit www.SpokaneMovies,cor Showtil'~les Ill () ~lte at bargain f)llce Spec'ta/Attt~lction No Passes r T e h Lt t. I- :l S n n g 0 :l [- tl g I'0 PLACE CLASSIFIED AD! Lt [, Y continued from page 6 For your contemplation: "We are June 21, at the United Methodist not human beings having a spiritual Church. Worship begins at 10 a.m. is"Unvanqulshed." St. Rose Catholic experience. We are spiritual beings Pastor Alissa Bertsch-Johnson will Church will host children ages 3 - 5. having a human experience," Tell- continue a sermon series on Acts. hard de Chardin. "The bodies we Immediately following worship en- St. Paul's Episcopal Church inhabit are husks we give back to God joy"Pies forGuys" during fellowship A welcoming haven, nourishing at the harvest along with the fruits of time. Celebrate dads and get to know all God's people in body, mind and his love. Our growth is marked by the one another better. There will also be spirit. Holy Communion at 11 a.m. rich rings of successive seasons spent a planning meeting for Vacation Bible The Rev. Christine Soule will preach praising God and serving neighbor." School during fellowship time. and preside. Rev. Christine Soule. Sunday school classes are in Congratulations to. all graduates, recess for the summer months. Con- Fellowship breakfast is offfor the sum- United Methodist ChurCh tact the church office for times and mer and will resume in September. Bring dad to church this Sunday, days of other study groups. continued from page 6 ters and masters of fine arts senting the musical "God- in music performance. He spell." He was church choir John Duenow was a member of Delta Chi director and worked with On May 27, 2015 John fraternity. Lutheran Women in Har- Duenow died following a While at the univer, mony and other musical year-long bat- " ' s'it,y, "he rttet': groups' both in Spokane tle against pan- Sally Shook andMesa, Ariz. where they creatic cancer, of Burlington, spent many winters. John was born I o w a. T h e y In 1975, John and Sally in St. Ansgar, were marriedwere instrumental in start- Iowa April 29, in 1959 and ing Lutheran Marriage 1936, the son of had three boys; Encounter and present- Carl and Edna Eric, Andrewed encounter weekends Duenow. He and Christo-throughout the U.S. had four broth- pher. John was active in Em- ers and three John had amanuel Lutheran church sisters, teaching career in music in Cheney and Advent John enjoyed music which included positions Lutheran in Spokane Val- from an early age, perform- in Moline, Ill.; Davenport, ley. In 2000 they moved ing in church and school Iowa; Macomb, Ill. and 30 to Liberty Lake for their events. He graduated from years at Eastern Washing- retirement. There he was St. Ansgar High School in ton University. He enjoyed a member and treasurer of 1954. That fall, he traveled teaching private voice les- the Liberty Lake Kiwanis. with Carol Parkinson of sons, opera workshops, John was preceded in Le Mars, Iowa, present- and music theatre. He per- death by his parents, two ing musical assembly pro- formed in opera, oratorio, brothers and two sisters. He grams for schools, music theatre and gave is survived by his wife, Sal- He graduated from yearly voice recitals, ly, three sons, four grand- the University of Iowa with He was part of a USO children, two brothers, one a degree in education and tour which traveled to sister and numerous meces went on to receive his mas- Korea and Okinawa pre- and nephews. West Plains Christian Fellowship is a place where people are: Casual in appearance...Friendly in nature...Sing/e-minded in devotion to God 12905W. 6th Join us this coming Sunday at 10 a.m Ave., Four Lakes (Cheney SDA Building). Pastors Keith & Gall Jensen 509-389-4843 A celebration of Life ser- vice will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 25 at Advent Lutheran Chmrk Suggested memorials: Lutheran Com- munity Services of Spokane or Pancreatic Cancer on line ( 10 Screens? 509-232-0444 Movie Information PG Daily r'n3o 2:30) 9:10 Frl-Sun (10:10 In 2D Dally (11:40) (12:20) (1:15) (1:50) (4:00) (4:40) 6:10 6:50 0:30 Fri.Sun (11:00) PG-13 Daily CI[I~Iz) (1:15) 0:45) 6:20 9:00 Fri-Sun (10:45) in 2D Daily (2;00) (3:10) (4:30) (5:50) 7:00 8:30 9:30 Fd-Sun (11:30) Dr. Cazan & Dr. Menke .,,c AIRWAY HEIGHTS DENTAL CENTER Military families welcome, inviting ~ new patients, sedation provided, ~ ~!~k~+~r , ..... I experienced providers and staff! ~~ I P.O. Box 1570 ~ ~a~:- 13326 West Sunset Hwy. I ~~ Airway Heights, WA 99001 ~ ~ I I 509-244-3655 I Fax: 509-244-9527 @ DU'ARIMLNT Of [COLOGY ORDER AND DETERMINATION BY THE DIRECTOR Washington State is experiencing a drought emergency. We have record-low snowpack in the mountains, and snowmelt through the spring and summer is what traditionally keeps rivers flow- ing, crops watered, and fish alive. We are starting to f~el the pain fi'om this snowpack drought. Impacts are already severe in several areas of the state. MoJv than 70 percent of the state's snow monitoring stations have record-low snowpack. As a result, many of our major rivers are forecasted to have record-low flows - the lowest in the past 64 years - between April and September. This shortfall is a serious threat to municipal and domestic water supplies, irrigated agriculture, ,and fisheries throughout Washington. With the concurrence of Governor Inslee and following consultation with afl~cted Indian Tribes, I hereby expand the drought cnnergency to include all of Washington State. Snowpack conditions across the state have continued to decline since the initial regional &'ought declaration on March 13, 2015. Dozens of major rivers are at record-low flows ~br this date. The longer-term weather forecast is for warner and drier-than-normal conditions for this spring and summer. Conditions are likely to get worse. Reduced snowpack creates risks to municipal and domestic water supplies. The Department of Health has identified numerous water systems throughout the state that draw water from shallow alluvial aquit~rs, which are dependent on ~-oundwater recharge from snowmelt. Agriculture faces a risk of crop loss throughout the state. Framers in the Yakima and the WaUa Walla basins are being curtailed, wlticb could have devastating impacts on orchards and vine- yards. Curtailment is likely to occur in. the Little Spokane, Nooksack, and Chehalis basins, and could occur for the fn'st time ever in the Colville Basin. Loss to perennial crops in these regions would be a significant hardship to indMdual farmers and agricultural communities. Throughout the state, there is a high risk that fish populations w-ill experience hardship fi'om ex- tremely low flowing rivers this year. Hatcheries will face warmer water, increased risk of disease, and potential loss of water supply. Tributaries and smaller streams may &'op to levels where stream channels become impassible to fish. Pools of water will become disconnected from other pools, isolating fish and increasing the risks of predation and harassment. Therefore. in accordance with the provisions of RCW 43.838.405, IT IS ORDERED that all of Washington state is hereby under a drought emergency. "Ibis order is effective imanediately and shall remain ha effect through December 31,2015, unless terminated prior to that date. In accordance with the provisions of WAC 173-166-060, the Department of Ecology may, under the terms of this order, take the fbllowing emergency actions: (1) Issue'emergency permits ibr water. (2) Approve temporary transi~rs of water rights. (3) Provide thnding assistance to public agencies to alleviatc drought conditions. (4) Take other actions depending on future developments. Other state and local agencies with authority, to issue permits or authorizations related to the drought emergency actions must provide a decision to an applicant within fifteen (15) calendar days of the date of application. In accordance with the proclamation of the Washington Governor. dated January 3, 1989, ICentennial Accord), nothing herein shall impair or infi-inge upon the treaty reserved rights or govenamental authority .of any fbderally recognized lndian tribe nor shall this order be deemed an assertion of state authority over Indian reservation lands. The Department of Ecology intends to work cooperatively, on a government-to-government basis, with all affected tribes. Further details about this order or the actions available trader it, may be obVdned by contacting: Jeff)tfarti, Department of Ecology, PO Box 47600, Olympia, WA 98504-7600: 360-407-6627; Email: jeff marfi@ecy, Applications for emergency water permits or temporm2 transfers of water rights are available by contacting one of the Department of Ecology's regional offices: Northwest Regional Qffice: Bellevue, WA; 425-649-7020; Email: arha461@ecy, Central Region OJfice; Yakima, WA; 509-575-2597; Email: sueb461@ecy, Southwest Regional Office; Lacey, WA; 360-407-6859~ Email: odav461@ec),.wa,gov Eastern Regional Office; Spokane, WA; 509-329-3541; Email: awat46]@e~v, DATED this 21 st day of May, 2015 ,/j~/,)A~6;jQ(~ ~J~ Maia D. Bellon, Director, Department of Ecology PRAYER FOR SICK & JLD LOVE TO HAVE YOU JOIN US THIS SUNDAY