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Thursday, November 22, 2012 Free Press Page 5 continued from page 4 thousands of former stu Restricting hours for train dents of his, we remember reaUywas. Grandpa wasa his dedication to students, horns could solve problem teacher, coach and finally his family, and to public principal of Cheney High education. We urge you, in Throughout the day Possible solution School from 1933 to 1969. Grandpa'smemoryandfor there are 50 plus trains is that during hours After his retirement, he the preservation of the his- that travel straight of darkness the trains continued with his ser- tory of Cheney, to ask the through Cheney and could use flashing lights vice to Cheney as mayor. Cheney School District and there are some five dif- at crossings instead of He dedicated his life to city of Cheney to reconsider ferent railroad crossings a horn, and utilize the Cheney and its d~ens. In its position regarding the that receive their own horns during daylight closing, the timing of the Fisher Building. horn blows to warn traf- when the lights would be article was a sad reminder Kristin Michaud tic of the oncoming train, less effective. A positive that Grandpa has been Snohomish, Wash. Even though Cheney has outcome of this change gone from us for 25 years Suzanne Mele a long history as a rail- will be less of a distur- this week. Along with the Wichita, Kan. road town, times havebance on the commu- changed. The town's nity of Cheney and the Successful Community Coat EWU has a parking problem main focus of business passing of a train would revolves around the uni- only affect traffic at the Drive gives kids some warmth Parking is an issue that EWU charges $35-$85 (de- versity and the residence crossing. not only Eastern Washing- pending on what parking of Cheney proper. The A possible safety con- Itwillbeawarmerwin- and from the cleaners and ton University students en- area you choose) a quarter problem is that through cern could be a negative ter for many area families the collection sites. Thanks dure, but the entreCheney simply for parking when the night and into the aspect of the proposed this year. The 16th annual also to Clint Sewright of community. I read the ar- parking on the EWU cam- early morning trains that change, but the methods Community Coat Drive TomlinsonWest Plains for tide posted on Thursday, pus should be~ee since we pass through blow horns proposed should effec- was a wonderful success connecKng us with Coats Nov.1,2012titled"Cheney, already pay $21,000 every at every railroad crossing tively warn people of a with an amazing 427 coats 4 Kids and supplying us EWU look at city's park- year for our educatorL as a warning method, train approaching a rail collected locally and 278 with collection bags, boxes ing issues" and it goes on To alleviate this prob- which interrupts study, crossing, coats distributed at three and fliers and helping sort to talk about the massive lem, I think all EWU park- sleep and communica- John R. Meier sites: Salnave Elementary, and transport. Special parking on Fifth, Sixth, and ing areas should be free of tion. Cheney Westwood Middle School thanks goes to Aramark Seventh streets and how the charge. This will lessen the and Feed Cheney. Cleaners in Spokane and students/staffhavetoflood residential area flood and Were votes accurately tallied? Fifty-one miscella-Greg and Lee Throop of the residential areas ~,ause willalsohelpstudents/staff neous items were donated Big Wash in Cheney who there is not enough parking get to classes on time. The I'm passing on this until the machine left of which 33 were distrib- laundered all of the coats oncampus, meters on the streets near information that I re- my vote on Romney." uted. Additionally, 110 prior to distribution. For this issue I blame campus may not make as ceived while driving myI, personally, haven't coats were collected in The Free Press did a EWU. I feel like if they get much money anymore ifcar. I didn't have time heard how the precinct Airway Heights with the wonderful job of covering rid of the parking areas this were to take place, but to write the particulars, officers in that particular help of Coats 4 Kids and and promoting the event where you have to pay, it won't lose all business but I assure you I re- state solved the problem, were distributed at Sun- again this year - thank thenthatwillopenupspace completely seeing that ev- member the message. Was this a machine error set Elementary School. you. Thanks to all of the for students/staff to park. ery studentorteacherwon't A well-known radio or manipulation by clev- All of the coats not dis- local schools, churches There have been so many always be able to find a spot personality said, "In the er persons? How manytributed were donated to and businesses that had times where I have driven in the designated parking 59 precincts of (a certain other machines, how the Cheney Community collection boxes. This is past a parking area with areas, state), not one person many other states, might Clothing Exchange. a great example of what more than half of the spots TreceA.Lawson voted for Romney." have been involved? First of all, thanksgoto a community working were empty. This is lx~use Cheney Does anyone think that Just wondering. Keith Walker and the local together can do. is possible? Even within Luella Dew Kiwaniswho did all of the Carol Kriegh Emtman is improving Cheney the bounds of Cheney Cheneytransporting of coats to Cheney there are diverse opin- HelmetsofftoSteveFan- pany has also developed ions. Dr. David Turner, DMD tman, Cqaeney native and an attractive housing proj- I heard from another Modern I M0stdental former ~ player for his ect southwest of Cheney source that when people dentistry insurances accepted, ongoing investment in the named "Terra Vista" which all over the country were with 01d [ preferred provider infrastructure of our town. is qttickly filling up. taking advantage of ear- fashioned I for Tricare Insurance His company, De- 31aanks, Steve, for your ly voting there were care I fender Development and willingness to invest in your complaints from various Construction, has recently hometown. Cheney has places. One man said, "I ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS finished the renovation of l:m~peredas aresultofyour voted for Romney but Airway Heights faBily Dentistly their property on First and vision and investments, the machine changed 9713 W. Sunset Hwy College streets, and has at- Merle and Jeanne Craner my vote to Obama. This 509-456-4220 tracted two new businesses Cheney happened three times as tenants. In addition Steve's com- pany has started renovation ACCOUNTANTS Cod Lopez, D.O. ROCKWOOD PHYSICAL THERAPY work on the two-story 100 JANICE KOPRIVA PENAR, C.P.A. Jonathan Staben, M.D. AND MEDICAL FITNESS CENTER plus year-old former Odd Cer'dfied Public Accountant Carol Gahl, PA-C (Cheney) Fellows Hall at the corner Natalie Koncz, PA-C 1727 1st Street, Cheney, WA 99004 of First and F streets. New Certified Finandal Planner businesses are slated to be- 60 Simpson Parkway Dr., Cheney Melissa Norton, PA-C 509-838-2531 ext. 5605 come tenantsupon comple- 235.2518,747-0614 Fax: 509-235-2175 tion of renovations. ROCKWOOD Monday & Wednesday 7:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m The Defender Com- DENTISTS MEDICAL LAKE CLINIC Tuesday & Fnday 7:00 a.m.- 12:00 pm CHENEY DENTAL CARE 725 North Stanley Street, Suite D, Thursday 10:00 a.m - 630 pm. Dr. Andrew E MartinssenMedical Lake, WA 99022 Blondel Assonken, D.P.T. 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