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Thursday, December 18, 2008 Free Press Section 2 Page 3 10 Years Ago received a yellow postcard stat- December 24, 1998 ing they were the automatic The new year will usher in a winner of a series of contest new set of driving under the influ- gifts, including a car, jewelry ence (DUO laws for Washington and TV set. state drivers. The effect of 13 new Medical Lake City Council legal provisions for sentencing announced the state's plans and punishing drunken driversfor a $1.2 million construction remains to be seen, but Pat War- nick, Cheney's municipal court administrator, hopes the financial impacts won't stress the depart- ment's $131,000 budget. Warnick predicts the law will bring about a 20 percent increase in DUI cases statewide, and 12 percent more project to improve and resurface the highway from Lakeland Vil- lage through Medical Lake to Interstate 90 on State Route 902. Currently the highway averages 3,700 vehicles per day between the city and interstate, 9 percent being truck traffic.Crhe purpose to increase salaries for summer grounds crew help, restoration of funding for equipment repair, and including the city engineer's salary, accidentally left out of the proposed package. Cheney's boys' basketball team, close to victory twice with improved play at 0-4 in the league and 3-4 overall, lost 60-54 against Ephrata, and later were nipped 72-69 in overtime against the West Valley Eagles. Among the highlights, the Hawks played the Tigers close all the way, fading only at the last minute when the cases in Cheney courts for DUI of the project is to correct pave- CHS shooting touch chilled and charges next year. ment conditions and improve Ephrata took the final quarter at Medical Lake City Council re- the safety o! the road. 15-9. leased the1999 budget goals to the Cheney s wrestling team public, many of them carrying on gave an impressive performance 40 Years Ago the same projects the City worked placing second in the prestigious December 26, 1968 on for the last few years. There is Skagit Valley Invitational. The Work is progressing rapidly by no means an exhaustive list of Blackhawks posted 143 team on the Medical Lake Clinic and goals set by the city departments points trailing only Marysville- Student Health Center under and council. Highlights for the coming year include continu- ing review of their comprehen- sive plan mandated by the state Growth Management Act, code revisions, and funding prioritized items on its capital projects list. Items include a new fire pumper for the fire department, a phone system for City Hall and building security system as well. Rumors are swirling in Cheney again that Albertson's grocery store chain is signed on to be the anchor store in the Vandervert Development at the Corner of Betz Road and SR-904-but it's not so. The on-going courtship dance between the Spokane developer and area store chains continues as no deals have been announced or confirmed by any of the parties involved. 20 Years Ago December 22, 1988 Cheney police won't confirm, or deny, that someone is trying to operate a scam using the name of the anti-drug program, DARE, to fleece local citizens for a few hundred dollars. Police advised people be aware that the local DARE program is not involved in an "instant winner" promo- tion being operated out of the state of California. At least one Cheney resident has reportedly Pilchuck that came through with construction by local physicians 148. Marysville is the top-rank6d under a contract with Eastern team in the state in Class AAA Washington State College for polls; in the first ranking of the student health facilities. Dr. W. season, state coaches picked A. Gamon said at the present Cheney second in the AA clas- level the new quarters should sification, be ready by mid January. The dual-purpose, Spanish-American 30 Years Ago designed building will feature an December 28, 1978 emergency entrance in the central Gusts of icy winds estimated portion, leading to a four-service at 50 miles per hour, a driveway facility to be shared by physicians drifted over from the previous and the college's student health night, and a chimney-caused center. fire deprived a Cheney family The Cheney Blackhawks of their home when drifts made scored five straight overtime access for Spokane County Fire points and hung on for a 56-51 vic- District 3 impossible. Firefighters tory over the defending state AA did manage to get a line 100 yards champions, Central Valley Bears. away to combat the fire coming The win enables Cheney to meet from inside the two-story house. Rogers (64-65 winners over Lewis Once the battle for the house was and Clark) in the first game of the lost, firefighters and citizen vol- Christmas tournament at Spokane unteers did manage to salvage Community College. a few remnants of homeowners" The Cheney chapter of the Christmas presents, furniture, Future Farmer of America carried appliances, and mementos, out a special project, Operation Hearings for Cheney Mayor Little Farmers, inviting over 30 Tom Truelove's 1979 budgets for 9- and 10-year-old area children the city's current expense, water/ from depressed homes to the sewer, street, and light depart- Our Lady of Lourdes Cathedral ments concluded with a few small in Spokane for a chili feed, free changes. The final currentexpense games and treats, and a tour of total for next year is nearly $10,000 the Joe Stachofsky and John El- more than originally proposed in lot farms. School personnel and the $1,058,749 budget. The reason Cheney merchants also contrib- for the change was essentially uted to the food for the meal and because of the council's desire treats for the party. If your club or organization's meeting time has changed, or you currently are not listed in this column, call 235- 6184 CHENEY A1-Anon Meets every Monday from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 639 Elm. For more information, call 235-5385. Alcoholics Anonymous Meets Mondays and Fridays from 7:30- 8:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, comer of Fourth and G streets in Cheney. All meetings are open. For more informa- tion, call 235-9015. The Allen & Trudy Mattausch Vet- erans of Foreign Wars # 11326 Meets the second Saturday of each month at 10 a.m. at the American Legion Hall, 116 College. American Legion Auxiliary Meets every second Tuesday of the month, 6 p.m. at the Legion, 116 College Ave. Betz Elementary School PTA The PTA will hold six meetings a year, September through May, excluding April. Meets the first Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Betz Library. General Mem- bership meeting meets the last Monday of the month, every month at 4 p.m. at Betz Library. Boy Scout Troop 356 Meets on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. at the United Church of Christ, 423 North Sixth, Cheney. For information call 235-2908. Cheney Cemetery Association Meets every third Wednesday of each month, at 5:30 p.m., in the basement of Boots Insurance Agency, 217 Third Street. Cheney Country Quilters Meets at I p.m. Mondays, Ben Frank- lin, E. 6 Cheney-Spokane Road. Cheney/EWU SCOPE Meets the fourth Wednesday of the month at the S.C.O.P.E. office (south end of Cheney Recycling Center). Phone and fax number is 559-5679. Public welcome. Contact person: Terry Munro, 456-8512. Cheney Food and Clothing Bank Open 9 a.m. to I p.m. on the first four Tuesdays Of the month, 630 Third Street. Cheney Good Sam'ers Meets the second Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m., at Cheney Care Center, 2219 N. Sixth Street. Call chapter president, Alan Vickers: 299-9002. Cheney Girl Scout Troop 558 Meets the first and third Wednesday of each month at Salnave Elementary School at 6:30 p.m. For more information contact Cheney Rotary Janet at 559-5418 or Kris at 235-5366. Meets at noorb Tuesdays at Cheney Cheney Historical Commission China BuffeR. The commission meets the first Thurs- Cheney Senior Citizens day of each month at 5:15 p.m. m council Cards and games every Wednesday, chambers at City Hall, 609 Second Ave. at noon., Wren Pierson Building. For more The public is always welcome, information call 559-5079. Cheney Historical Museum Cheney Senior Meal The museum at 614 Third Street is Offered M-F, 11:30 to 12:30, at the open Tuesday and Saturday, 1-4p.m., from Cheney Care Center. A $3 donation is May through September. Other times may helpful. For more information please call be arranged by appointment. For more 235-6196. information call 235-9015 or Z35-6999. Cheney-Spokane Chapter, Ice Age Cheney Knit-Wits Floods Institute. Meets the second Sunday of each The Beard of Directors meets the first month, 2-4 p.m., to knit and talk. For in- formation call 235-2220. Thursday of every month at 10 aan. in the Pathways-to-Progress office at 120 G Street, Cheney Library Cheney. For more informatioR, call Melanie Preschool story times are at 11 a.m. on Bell at 954.4242 Wednesdays and Thursdays and toddler storytime is at 10 a.m. on Thursdays at the Cheney TOPS Cheney Library, located at 610 First Street. Meets Monday at the Cheney Faith Cen- Cheney Masonic Lodge ter at 300 N. 2nd. Weigh-in from 5:30pan. to Temple Lodge #42 meets the first 6:30pan.,meetingfrom6:30pan.to7:30pan. For more information, call 2354469. Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m., with Cultural Arts Guild dinner at 6:30 p.m., at the Masonic Temple, 106 College Ave., except for the months of Meets each month. For more informa- July and August. tion, call Richard at 217-2132. Martha Chapter #60, Order of East- Cheney Frayed Edges Quilt ern Star Guild Martha Chapter #60, Order of Eastern Meets the first Monday of each month Star, meets the second and fourth Mondays at Cheney United Methodist Church, 6:30 of the month at 7:30 p.m. at the Masonic pan. New members always welcome. Call 23,54124 Temple, 106 College Avenue, Cheney, ex- "Gardeners of Cheney cept for the months of July and August. Meet the second Monday of each month Cheney MOPS at 6:45 pan. at Sessions Village, 2221 North The Chene~ chapter of Mothers of Sixth. Everyone welcome.,Call 455-7568 for Preschoolers meets the second Saturday details. of each month from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Kiwanis Cheney Community Church, 1307 Third Meets at 7 a.m. Thursdays, Willow Street. For more information call 235- Springs Station, 809 First St. 2046. Preschool Story time Cheney Recycling Center Cheney Library, 610 First, at 11 a.ra. Open noon to 5 p.m. on Wednesday Thursday, Friday; 10-4, Saturday, 100 An- Wednesdays and Thursdays. dersonRoad. See WP Clubs page 5 Accidents Happen. Let us fix it back to new! Free Computerized Estimates Written Warranty Photo 1988 ' * Medical Lake Elementary School students performed scenes from the Nutcracker onstage in the school ] gym during the annual winter concert and choir program. J Cheney Cheney Community Church Church of the Nazarene 3rd & Pine .235-4841 338 Betz Road 235-6261 12~0~ mfromChefsFa~&G/~s, -C__ "A Church of Small Groups" ~~ SUNDAY .., ..... . ChrisUan Education (all ages) ............. 9:15 a.m. Worship Service ................................ 1 {):30 a.m. Nursery Care & Children's Church Sunday School 9:15 for all ages TUESDAY Worship 10:30 a.m. Youth Group (7th-high school) ............. 6:30 p.m. WEDNESDAY Midweek activities (Wednesday) AWANA TREK (7th & 8th) for children, teens and adults and AWANA JOURNEY (high school) _6:00 p.m. Ken Bergstrom, Pastor AWANA Club for boys & girls ................ 6:30 p.m. Pastor Jeff Bdnkman A Foursquare Church 9:00 a.m. Service Children's Ministries, Nurseqt - 5th Grade 10:45 a.m. Service Children's Ministries. Nursery - 3rd Grade 300 N. 2nd ....... ,, ,~, Cheney, WA " " ....... 235-4282 - Fellowship Baptist Church Meeting Sundays at Cheney City Hall 609 Second Street Sunday School 10:00 a.m Worship Service 11:00 a.m. Wednesday Prayer ~~ meetings in homes For more infor. Call 235-3787 [tick Huguenin, Pastor Southern Baptist Heritage Baptist Church 615 4th Street, Cheney. WA Sunday Morning Worship Service 11:00 a.m. Sunday School 10:00 a.m. Wednesday Evening Bible Study & Prayer Meeting 7:00 p.m. "We Choose to Care" 235-2810 Richard Green. Pastor Craig Claypool, Assistant Pastor All Welcome St. Paul's Episcopal Church 625 "C" Street 235-6150 SERVICE Sunday Holy Communion 11:00 a.m. Rev. Canon Holladay Sanderson Vicar & Priest Child Care Available Church of Christ Worship Service Sunday .................. 11:00 a.m. Corbin Senior Activity Center 827 W. Cleveland Spokane, WA For Information Call 299-3007 SAINT ANNE CATHOLIC CHURCH 708 E. Lake St. P.O. Box 125 Office 340-3977 Rectory 263-5434 Weekend Masses Sunday Vigil (Saturday)..5:00 p.m. Sunday ...... ..: ............... 10:30 a.m. Pastor, Father Jack Krier Also Pastor at Mary Queen of Heaven in Sprague, WA 8:30 a.m. Emmanuel Lutheran Church 639 Elm Street Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m. Nursery Care Provided Sunday School 9:00 a.m. 235-6300 /Next to the Cheney Medical Center) Four Lakes ch~ Community Chur Third & Spokane Street '~. Bible teaching, Chx~t-eentered church for your whole family" SUNDAY Worship Service 10:45 a.m. i Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Additional Bible Studies ~ . meet throughout the wee~b/~ Pastor Steve Powers q ~ 455-9969 SAINT ROSE CHURCH North Sixth and Annie Place WEEKEND CELEBRATIONS OF THE EUCHARIST Reconciliation .......... Saturday 4:00-4:30 Saturday Mass ....................... 5:00 p.m. Religious Education Class ........ 8:45 a.m. Sunday Morning Mass ........ 10:00 a.m. Spanish Mass ...................... 12:00 noon Sun. Eve. Newman Center ...... 8:15 p.m, Catholic Daughters .............. 2nd Monday Reverend Jos~ Hernandez Parish Priest 235-6229 UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST God is sli// 4beaking, Sunday Worship 10:00 a.m. Sunday School, Nursery Debi Hasdorff, Pastor 423 N. 6th 235-4193 Lake City Assembly of God 400 East Grace Medical Lake, WA 99022 299-3139 Sunday Services & Discipleship Classes for All Ages 9:00 & 10:30 a.rn. Evening Service 6:00 p.m. Sunday Kid's Church 10:30 a.m. , Wednesday Family Night 6:45 p.m. Lead Pastor - Dennis Noble Children/Family Pastor -Nick Hawkins Youth Pastor- Micah Cruger St. John's Lutheran Church Medical Lake 223 S. Hallet .................................... 299-4114 WORSHIP SCHEDULE Sunday Worship ......................... 11:00 a.m. Sunday School & Adult Education.... 9:30 aa~a. Thursday Worship ....................... 7:00 p.m. Everyone is Welcome Rev. Steve Gutzman UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF CHENEY 4th and "G" Streets 2354600 SUNDAY Services 8:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Child Care Rev. Joanne Coleman Campbell MEDICAL LAKE COMMUNITY CHURCH Traditional Worship Service 8:30-9:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:00-11:00 a.m. Contemporary Service 10:00-11:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. AWANA Wednesday 6:00-7:35 p.m. 203 N. Washington k~,;~a ..... 299-3286 ~Pastor Mark Hudson I 1 }