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I CHENEY FREE PRESS Thursday, December 31,2015 N EIGH BOR NEWS Contributed photos by Lakeland Village Lakeland turns 100 Above: Lakeland Village as it looked over 70 years ago in 1943. Left: The old Lakeland Village had a large dormitory- living style while today it's more of a cottage setting. New Year's Eve Hours 6:30am - 8pm Closed New Year's Day 838-8372 With our heartfelt thanks for your goodwill and support this past year. I~|TI~|I|AI~ It#,lTa: i Dr. Weft & Staff Ii 423 W. First, Cheney 235-2020 or 624-9613 continued from page 6 30 Years Ago Jan. 9, 1986 Final figures were not in but state-funded enroll- ment at Eastern Washing- ton University declined by nearly 400 to 6,900 students in the winter quarter. Fall enrollment sat at 7,229. An EWU van unload- ing football equipment from a charter airliner that transported the school's football team to a playoff game at North- ern Iowa University caused $10,000 in dam- age in a collision with an Ozark Airlines DC-9. Brent Wooten, a former EWU head football coach and current recreation professor, announced he was taking a six-month leave of absence to coach an Italian professional Happy Holidays Sending many thanks & warm wishes your way! y pr6spero Afio Nuevo! ii MARISA SHELDON REALTOR 509-290-8108 msheldon171 7@gmaiLcom Hablo Espaffol ~a,~ ~i Pt 41~5 LOOKING BACK WITH THE CHENEY HISTORICAL MUSEUM On Thursday, December 31,1896, Anna Deakin Marshall wrote in her journal, "Rained and misty. They got a surprise on Addy. We watched the old year out and the new year in with candy pulling." Learn more about our area's history at team, the Grosetto Con- 1975 crime statistics de- dors a town two hoursfled national trends with north of Rome. a 21-percent decline while across the country the 40 Years Ago number rose 11 percent. Jan. 8, 1976 The "Magic Bus" which services EWU students with transportation to and from Spokane, announced a reduction in fares from 50 to 40 cents in hopes of increasing declining rider- ship. EWU subsidized the run with a $17,000 yearly contribution. The Cheney Police De- partment announced that 50 Years Ago Jan. 7, 1966 Cheney residents were saddened by the suddenpass- ing of Mayor Nolan Brown. Bids in the neighbor- hood of $1 million were scheduled to be opened by contractors interest- ed in building the new Cheney High School on Jan. 18. with glad tidings for you and your family and friends. Hope your holidays get up to speed and you continue to accelerate into the new year! 11425 W. Sunset Highway 509-244,9277 123 your us and look rd to seeing you again, soon. MEDICAL LAKE DENTAL CLINIC Fa~ Dca~~ N. Brower Street, Medical Lake 299-5171