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13, 2012 Thursday, September 13, 2012 Free Press Page 3 over visit e People heney of or of the Ld would ] Dolalr ay on the :ordingly Lhem that mplated r of such propor- aast with he Eiffle dwindle insignifi- o be four less than ) a rough Lhat gay- dry. lot live to ;heights, t leave to perpetu- ,se higher Led struc- nception Town m :tion that Lachinery ere. 'more sto- rmoir. RY Should have photo credits for these he parking lot of the Spokane Raceway Park in 1973 (top left) stored plenty of gravel during the park's construction. The lot leads to the park's main entrance, to the right of the photo. In nearly 40 years, the view from the entrance of the Spokane Raceway Park has changed dramatically. The original sign (top right), built to tie in tO Expo '74, was placed on the entrance along Hayford Road half a mile north of S prague Avenue Today (bottom right) looking to the east, toward "The Oval" at Spokane Raceway Park, the skyline is filled in with mature trees, as well as Northern Quest Resort and Casino and some on-site improvements at the raceway park itself while (bottom left) only the concrete base remains of the original sign, replaced with a more modern one. In that time, Northern Quest Resort and Casino has filled in as the park's neighbor, as Airway Heights continues to grow. If you have some "Yesterday and Today" photos you'd like to submit, contact John McCal- lum at jmac@cheneyfreepress.com or 235-6184. Ice Age FIcods Institute presents I00cture, bike trip AIR The Ice Age Floods Institute, Cheney-Spokane Chapter and the Spokane Community College De- partmt of Science are sponsormg a free public lecture by Dr. Gene Kiver, professor emeritus of geology, East- ern Washington University. Kiver will present "Missoula Floods in the Northern Reaches" on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. at Spokane Com- munity College, Lair Auditorium in the Student Union Building No. 6. As recently as 15,000 years ago, up to 500 cubic miles of water roared across the Pacific Northwest forever changing the landscape. Kiver will describe the timing and pathways in the northern reaches of the floods in this illustrated talk. Kiver taught geolog T for over 32 years at Eastern Washington University and conducted active research career that emphasized landforms and surficial processes. He has numerous writings including co-authoring with Bruce Bjomstad the book "On the Trail of the Ice Age Floods, the Northern Reaches." Kiver and EWU archivist Dr. Charles Muschler are leading a bike field trip on Saturday, Sept. 29 to Rock Lake. Rock Lake, south of Cheney is the deepest and most rug- ged of the Missoula Flood canyons in Eastern Washington. The history of the now defunct Milwaukee Railroad, the last of the transcontinental railroads in the Pa- cific Northwest, and the origin of the lake and in Eastern Washington will be highlighted. Engineered for heavy traffic, the Milwaukee was completed as a combination of economic forces reduced the need for it. Registration is limited to 30 bik- ers. Information about the tour and registration form can be accessed at www.iceagefloodsewa.org, Calendar Tab, then Events, choose this event; or by contacting bike tour registrar Jean Bruntlett, 235-2568 or Gene Kiver-froghollow@sisna.com. Lecture information is available at iaficheneyspokane@gmail.com or by calling Melanie Bell at 509- 9544242. Dr. Cazan & Menke AIRWAY HEIGHTS DENTAL CENTER Military families welcome, inviting _: . ..............  new patients, sedation provided, ,- .  '.d"" : . . .  experienced providers and staff], ' P.O. Box 1570 i 13326 West Sunset Highway Airway Heights , WA 99001 ...........  ............ 509-244-3655 Fax: 509-244-9527 West Plains' Zak People from around the Inland Northwest came together this summer to help open doors of hope for area children. Zak Designs annual Zak!Charity Open golf tourna- ment, dinner and auction raised more than $440,000 July 29-30, money that will benefit two lo- cal children's charities. Proceeds will help the Rypien Founda- ,! RWAY 10 Screens! 509-232-0444 Movie Information N': 00RSID00 T00VIL @ R Daily (3:10) (5:15] 720 9:30 Sat-Sun fl:00) fl 1:001 O B A M AIS A M E R I C A '16 II PG Daily (2:30) (4:30) 6:30 9:30 Sat-Sun {12:30) Designs tion and its mission to pro%de hope to families in the Inland Northwest with children who suffer from cancer as well as the Boys & Girls Clubs of Spokane County in fulfilling their pledge to provide the hope and oppor- tunities to help local children succeed in life. This is the 13th year for the Open, which has now raised over !!!00iilif raises $440,000 for kids through open $3.5 million for local children's charities. Besides two separate golf tournaments July 30 at Spo- kane Country Club and Manito Golf and Country Club, a dinner and auction at Northern Quest Resort and Casino also raised funds. "I'm always so proud of how much we raise to help these at-risk children," Zak Designs owner Irv Zakheim said in a news release. "But it also reminds me how much more we need to do. There are still so many doors left to open." I www. CHENEYFREEPRESS.com I ,,...:! ; ,!;  ,,  .:: ..... , Starting in Septembeb the Chen ey Free Press will publis h "Celebrations" every month. It's a low cost way to tell everyone your good news. To place your "Celebrations" ad, call 235-6184 or stop by the Cheney Free Press. Ask for Rubi or Rosa. YOU HAVE )METHiNG TO CELEBRATE. # .... Do you have some. ood news. ........ to share wifh your "fr lends ..... and ne(g hhor I!i ...... in Cheney, Medical Lake, Airwau Heights nnd the Wesf Plains? Le CeIebmtzon deIiver it for you, - Awards Birthdays , Engagements * Family Reunions Graduations Cheney " REE Promotions Retirements * Weddings - Wedding Anniversaries PRESS For All Titles and Showtimes and to Buy Tickets Visit t00ww.SpokaneMovies,col Showtimes in 0 are at bargain price Special Attraction -- No Passes Showtimes Effective 9114H2-9/20/'12 :1.616 W. First Street, Cheney, WA - 235-6184