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NEIGHBOR NEWS Thursday, September 10, 2015 LOOKING BACK 10 Years Ago Sept. 15, 2005 Cheney voters were ready to pare down the current three mayoral candidates - Dennis Hig- bee, Hipolito Sarmiento and Allan Gainer - to two for the November general election. Making the various circles in Cheney com- municate better to create a more vital downtown was the top priority for Dr. Sue Wright, the newly named Pathways to Prog- ress President. Three fumbles by the Blackhawks helped pave the way for West Valley's 21-6 Greater Spokane League football victo- ry over Cheney. Denny McKee scored the lone touchdown for Cheney. LOOKING BACK WITH THE CHENEY HISTORICAL MUSEUM One hundred years ago in i915, Leon Oriard bought the old wooden Marshall school building. He moved and remodeled the building, and then opened the Marshall Store under the proprietorship of Mr. and Mrs. Burt Johnson. Leam morB about our area's history at www.cheneymuseum.org. for another in Medical Lake's 34-20 football win over visiting Colville. 40 Years Ago Sept. 11, 1975 Issue missing from our archives. $1,000 in property value, School District Director 20 Years Ago but it would also produce Dale Jones moved a step 50 Years Ago Sept. 14, 1995 new taxes of 12 cents per closer to returning to theSept. 17, 1965 Primary elections were$1,000 for other projects in board following his 93- Jim Heiydt escaped on the immediate ho- the area. vote victory in the prima- with a nine-stitch cut on rizon in Cheney where Cheney High School ry over incumbent Harry his head in a rollover ac- the two finalists would graduate Launi Meili,Teaford. cident involving a wheat be determined for Citywho won an Olympic With the Federal Com- combinehe was driving Council Position 4 that Gold Medal in shooting munications Commission on the Glenn Miller farm featured Barbara Boots, in 1992, was about to be having already approved near Cheney. The com- K.C. Bergland and Kathy inducted into the Inland a frequency of 100,000 bine caught fire, burned Fleming. Northwest Sports Hallwatts, Cheney was closer and was a total loss. Passage of an upcom- of Fame in ceremoniesto hosting a new radio The committee pro- ing county-wide bond is- Oct. 11. station, KEYJ, owner John moting establishment of sue would help retire the Rook said. a new Cheney library current library debt for 30Years Ago Quarterback Troy submitted a petition con- both Cheney and Medical Sept. 19/1985 Clute rushed for two taining 100 names to the Lake of about 24 cents per Former Medical Lake touchdowns and passedCity Council urging them to Keep a $3,650 item in the budget that would provide a year's worth of funding for the facility. Mark Agnew, start- ing quarterback, punter and placekicker for the Medical Lake football team, was lost for the season with a broken ankle during a recent 14- 0 loss to DeSales High of Walla Walla. un continued from page 6Cheney before he donated was named after Cyrus the hard winters of that way 904 from the south, the money, which suggests Turnbull, who lived in the period, seeing those first groves which later became Depot that putting the cart before area for about six years. During the last few of trees, the lush ponds. Springs because a railroad the horse is sometimes a Though he called him-decades, there have been and meadows, and then depot had been built by good idea. Cheney (theself a farmer, Cyrus had a few token efforts by spotting a highway sign the willows and springs, man) came to Cheney (the no better luck growing some folks to change the that used to read"Entering Then, to honor Frederick city) in 1883, to visit the crops in the rocky scab- name of Cheney back to Cheney," but in my dream, Billings, president of the town and school that bore land soil than other farm- Willow Springs. Unfortu- now warmly reads, "Wel- Northern Pacific Railroad his name. The successful ers here. Mainly, he de- nately, the cost of replac- come to Cyrus." Company, Depot Springsevent was written about in rived his income through ing all that stationery and John Soennichsen is a was renamed Billings. newspapers as far away as hunting. Although there repainting the highway Cheney-area resident. He has (Of interest is the fact that Portland, Ore. were no signs back then signs has made this im-written numerous columns, our Billings was named Other towns and places announcing this to be a practical. It would also call short stories and books includ- before that other Billings in the Inland Northwest national wildlife preserve, for planting some more ingnon-fiction works"Bretz's in Montana). have also been named the deer, elk, moose, duck In 1880, the name was after people. Sprague was and geese came there changed again, this time to named for former Ameri- anyway. And old Cyrus honor railroad tycoonand can Civil War Union gen- set about tapping this industrialist Benjamin P. eral John Wilson Sprague.- resource and providing Cheney. Some say he was Spangle was named after all types of meat for the honored by the town's pioneer Frank Spangle and citizens of Cheney (pre- name after he had given Ritzville was named for sumably without the aid $10,000 to build a Normal Philip Ritz, who had set- of foam ays and plastic School which eventually tied the area in 1878. One wrap.) These supplies became Eastern Washing- of the most visited places of fresh meat may have ton University. However, near Cheney, Turnbull helped many Cheney the city was named for Mr. National Wildlife Refuge, citizens make it through I ~:: ~:~;:'~i:i~ ...... ' ~:) i!!ii!ii!ii!iiii:iiii!~ ::i:, i ii v~ 7 ~ ,~.Or scottsor~th~s ..... ........ Every child deserves great vision for school! .............. NOW taki0o back to soh00[ eye exam appointments. i~i ~ ~ l~tltll ~ql=..Ofl,ltt EyeExams.Glasses,Oontacts ;~;~i~:,~: .......... ~:~" " : ~ ,~--L,~,,r'#..V / V in Cheney 18671 st St willows and replenishing the springs, so it's likely that Cheney will always keep its current name. Even so, a part of me sometimes dreams of driv- ing home on State High- Flood," "Live from Death Valley," and "The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882," along with the historical fiction novel "Westward Journey" and the murder-mystery "The Fat Detective" set in Spokane. Pete Baccarella 509-953-4598 USAF Retired BUYorSELL? www.petebaccarella.com o-P O Cheney Church Cheney nO y Community of the Nazarene Church FAITH 338 Betz Road 235-6261 ~ ~ ~ ~ @ F www.cheneynaz.org Sundays, 10 a.m. ~,d.k (G... Worship and Discipleship AFoursquare Church Services 8:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. Children's Ministries C H U RC H ~ Awana: 2 yrs. - High School Nursery - 5th Grade N AZA R E N E Weeknights - studies Youth Group Sundays - Prayer groups 8:30 am Thursday Night 7 p.m. Adult Sunday School 9 amConnexion Groups 300 N. 2nd, Cheney, WA Worship Service 10:30 am 235.4841 1307 3rd Street Tuesdays - Youth Group 6:00 pm 235"4282 Wednesdays - Kid's Konnections 6 pm www.cheneycc.org www.cheneyfaithcenter.org "@Emmanuel Lutheran Church 639 Elm Street Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:00 a.m. 235-6300 ww~. emmanuelcheney.org (Next to the Cheney Medical Center) Growing Great Through Serving FELLOWSHIP ii! BAPTIST CHURCH Meeting at 2206 First St. (across the street from Bi-Mart) Sunday School 10:00 am Worship Service, Sunday 11:15 am Wednesday Mid-week Service 7:00 pm Call 235-,3787. Rick Huguenin, Pastor Four Lakes Community Church Third & Spokane Street "A Bible teaching, Christ-centered church for your whole family" SUNDAY Worship Service 10:45 a.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Additional Bible Studies meet Pastor Steve Powers 455-9969 St. Paul's SAINT ROSE CHURCH Episcopal Church North Sixth and Annie Place WEEKEND CELEBRATIONS 625 "C" Street 235-6150 OF THE EUCHARIST Reconciliation... Saturday 3:30-4:15 SERVICE Saturday Mass .................. 5:00 p.m. Religious Education Class .............. ounuay Sunday Morning Mass ...8:00 & 10:00 a.m. Holy Communion Su, Eve. Newman Center 7:00 p.m. CNC Office 509-235-8402 11:00 a.m. ewucatholics.org Rev. Christine Soule Rev. Paul Heric, Pastor Community Priest pheric@dioceseofspokane:org Child Care Available Office Hours M0n.-Thurs. 9am-lpm Parish Phone: 509-235-6229 saintroseoflimacheney.org UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST God is still speaking Sunday Worship 10:00 a.m. David Krueger-Duncan Pastor 423 N. 6th 235-4193 UNITED 'METHODIST CHURCH OF CHENEY 4th and "G" Streets 235-4600 SERVICE 10:00 a.m. Rev. Allssa Bertsch Johnson MEDICAL LAKE ST ANNE St. John's Lake City Community Church CATHOLIC CHURCH Assembly of God Traditional Worship Service 708 F. Lake St. Lutheran Church 400 East Grace 8:30-9:30 a.m. P.O. Box 125 223 S. Hallet St., P.O. Box 639 Medical Lake, WA 99022 Sunday School Office 509-723-1459 Medical Lake, WA 99022 299-3139 9:45-10:45 a.m. Rectory 509-675-2071 509-299-4114 Discipleship Classes for All Ages Contemporary Service 9:00 a.m. 11:00 a,m.-12:O0 p.m. Weekend Masses Winter Worship 11 a.m. Sunday Vigil (Saturday) 5:00 p.m. Adult Education 9:30 a.m. Sunday Services AWANA Wednesday Sunday 10:30 a.m. Kid's Church 11 a.m. 10:00 a.m., 6:00 p.m. 6:00-7:35 p.m. Pastor, Father Gus Sunday Kid's Church 10:00 a.m.' 203 N. Washington Also Pastor at Mary QueenSummer Worship 10:30 a.m.; no SS Wednesday Family Night 6:45 p.m. 299-3286 of Heaven in Sprague, WA Feed Medical Lake Lead Pastor- Nick Hawkins Pastor Mark Fiudson Sunday, 12:30 p.m. 2nd Monday each Month Senior Associate - Dennis Noble Youth Pastor-Alex Hall St. Michael's in Reardan Everyone is Welcome Sunday 8:30 a.m. Rev. Steve Gutzman To Advertise in this Call 509-235-6184