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 By Paul Delaney    Neighborhood    June 25, 2015 

Cheney Museum has many stories to tell

The Cheney Historical Museum's website's "Welcome" message speaks to it having "the best qualities of small-town America; a friendly, informal place where you are encouraged to look, linger, have a conversation, ask questions." Even the briefest...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Education    June 25, 2015 

EWU graduates pursue unlikely path to Ph.D.s

It's been quite a journey for a pair of Eastern Washington University students who initially had serious doubts about higher education, but are now on the path to, of all things, doctoral degrees. Mikaila Leyva will attend Notre Dame University in...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Sports    June 25, 2015 

Lilac Invite prep continues at The Fairways

The planning for the party, and the Lilac City Invitational golf tournament that goes with it, continues at The Fairways Golf Course. The West Plains course presents the 52nd edition of the event which runs July 9-12 and will once again benefit Shrin...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Sports    June 25, 2015 

Wood Bat Classic ready for another run in 2015

Both Cheney and Medical Lake will host pods in the American Legion Wood Bat Classic 2015 as they have for years. The difference, however, is neither city has a team in American Legion baseball this summer. Their worthiness as hosts is based on the...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Sports    June 25, 2015 

Road tripping Blue Devils head for Montana tourney

The Spokane Blue Devils are finding out what it might be like if any of them are fortunate to play minor league professional baseball by experiencing a seemingly endless amount of travel and a game-a-night pace. Back in town for a brief moment of...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Sports    June 25, 2015 

Summerhawks 15U begins busy season

The Cheney Summerhawks 15U team went 0-2 in their first week in the Spokane Indians Youth Baseball League after losses to the Joes, 5-0, June 15 and the Northwest Hurricanes, 7-6, June 18. Against the Joes, Cheney wasn’t able to mount any offense...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Front Page    June 18, 2015

Important words

Eastern Washington University graduates and their guests heard a keynote speech from EWU grad and Spokesman Review columnist Shawn Vestal at last Saturday's morning ceremony at Roos Field. Among the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    June 18, 2015

Eastern holds final Cheney commencement ceremony

The 123rd commencement for Eastern Washington University was a memorable milestone for nearly 2,900 graduates last Saturday, June 13 at Roos Field. First, it meant those seated on the red turf, had finally accomplished what they set out to do 4-5...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 18, 2015

Catching a glimpse of 'The Cup will have to wait for now

The visit of Lord Stanley’s Cup will have to wait at least another year. And if that is the case a year or so from now, local hockey favorite son Tyler Johnson’s wrist injury just might be healed so he can heft the trophy around for the day that...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 18, 2015

Blue Devils earn rare win over Yakima Pepsi Pak

If the Spokane Blue Devils AAA American Legion baseball team want some type of idea of how much things have improved since last year, for now at least, they will look at their Saturday, June 13 outing in Yakima. The Blue Devils earned a split in a no...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 18, 2015

Medical Lake tennis teams have memorable seasons

It took a little while for Medical Lake’s veteran tennis coach, Dawn Eliassen, to realize that it was her boys, and maybe not the defending Northeast A League champion girls that were going to excel in 2015. “It didn’t really occur to me that...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    June 11, 2015

Eastern plays waiting game with 2015-17 budget

When you deal in the kind of money Eastern Washington University does with its biennial budget, and with a state legislature that has a hard time agreeing, it’s good to be flexible At one time that would have meant an old fashion pencil with a big...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 11, 2015

Kelly, Paulson are brothers in baseball and life

Like fathers, like sons, that's what seems to show the most when Adam Paulson and Kasey Kelly sit down to talk about baseball and where it has taken them. Call 'em baseball brothers from other...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 11, 2015

Depth, experience is a plus for Spokane Blue Devils

Second-year Spokane Blue Devils' head coach Steve Hare likes things much better this season. Hired relatively late in the cycle in 2014, Hare inherited a team and a situation over which he had little...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 11, 2015

Medical Lake softball struggled with youth in 2015

Youth may have been the Achilles heel of the Medical Lake softball team in 2015 but that will likely translate into success next season. "We've got two seniors graduating this year, we're still...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 11, 2015

Covington rallies for 9-6 West Plains Little League win

Covington Construction scored a 9-6 West Plains Little League AAA baseball victory over Waste Management, June 4 at Waterfront Park in Medical Lake. Covington used a six-run third inning to rally for the victory in a game that went four innings....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    More News    June 4, 2015

Riveted by the raptor

Karmen Yount, a volunteer with the West Valley Learning Center's Raptor Exhibit, is explaining to visitors at last Saturday's Floods, Flowers and Feathers Festival at Turnbull Wildlife Refuge about...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Opinion    June 4, 2015

Isn't there a better way to address school funding issues?

Cheers to teachers in Cheney and Medical Lake, plus a significant number of other educators who chose not to disrupt the lives of their real bosses, the taxpayers — and more importantly students — to be part of recent statewide rolling walkout or...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 4, 2015

Medical Lake earns surprise 2nd place in 1A track

The Medical Lake boys' track team certainly got maximum output from its six entries in the 1A, 1B, 2B state track and field championships staged last weekend on Roos Field at Eastern Washington...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 4, 2015

Part of Spokane motorsports history gets dusted off at Festival of Speed

Had Tom Sneva’s first venture to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to try to qualify for the Indy 500 ended as it did, who knows, the Eastern Washington State College graduate might have just kept teaching school. But he didn’t let that failed 1973...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    May 28, 2015

Eastern's PUB renovation project moves into next phase

The long-awaited remodeling project for Eastern Washington University's Pence Union Building student center is moving forward according to a report presented May 14 to the school's board of trustees....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    May 28, 2015

Medical Lake qualifies seven for state track

Medical Lake took care of business as expected last weekend at the District 7 track championships at Riverside High School. The Cardinals will send seven athletes — six boys and one girl — to this weekends’ 1A, 2B and 1B state track meet at Roo...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    May 28, 2015

Eastern teams honored for perfect APR scores

Three Eastern Washington University women’s sports teams that are already known for their success in the classroom have earned additional honors from the NCAA for their prowess in maintaining top marks in their Academic Progress Rate. The Academic...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    May 28, 2015

Hagel, Carlson finally complete quest to reach state tennis

The Medical Lake girls top doubles team not only rebounded from a second round loss, but also later earned a berth in the 1A state tennis tournament by dispatching a longtime nemesis. Cassidy Hagel and Annette Carlson will represent the Cardinals in...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    May 28, 2015

Lack of players sinks American Legion Baseball in Medical Lake

The sound of bats connecting with the ball, the smack of baseballs hitting leather mitts, and intermittent announcements and music over the public address system will be silenced this summer at Holliday Field in Medical Lake. Summer baseball in the...

 

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