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 By PAUL DELANEY    News    June 23, 2016 

Weather forecast is for 'a very normal summer'

Eastern Washington University geography professor Bob Quinn has been quite accurately forecasting the weather for decades, and teaching others along the way, too. As he retires after 49 years of work at the university, Quinn offered one final look...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    June 23, 2016 

Opinions vary on move of EWU graduation

Just like the ever-changing spring weather that was one of the reasons cited for moving Eastern Washington University graduation ceremonies indoors, opinions and evidence of just how the shift affecte...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    June 23, 2016 

JC's Mower Service fires up in Cheney

Jason Buck is taking what he learned in a 21-year career in the U.S. Air Force working on, among other things, high-powered jet engines, and translating that knowledge to lawnmowers. It has been a lon...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Opinion    June 23, 2016 

Priggee should not just be seen, but heard too

The images of political cartoonist Milt Priggees are seen regularly on the pages of the Cheney Free Press in the opinion section. The real Priggee, however, showed up June 9 to present lectures entitled “Cartooning in the Evergreen State.” His...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 23, 2016 

Medical Lake's Legion streak halted by Rogers

The Medical Lake American Legion A team had a cold dose of reality splashed in their faces June 15 at Holliday Field. A five-game winning streak that had head coach Kerry Kelly happy, as much as puzzl...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 23, 2016 

Lilac Open hopes to attract more pros with $8K top prize

The Lilac City Invitational Golf Tournament rolls on in its second half century July 7-10 at the Fairways Golf Course with the lure of a nice chunk of change hoping to bring more professionals to the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 23, 2016 

Spokane Cannons new AAA home for West Plains' Legion players

Top West Plains’ players have a new team to call home for AAA American Legion Baseball in 2016, the Spokane Cannons. Coached by former Medical Lake standout athlete and current head baseball coach at Freeman, Chad Ripke, the Cannons feature four...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Front Page    June 16, 2016

The smell of success

Kevin Gerhart pulls fresh loaves of bread from the oven at The Lefevre Street Bakery Café. Medical Lake's newest business has been a hit so far, with patrons lining up outside to get...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    June 16, 2016

Caring for customers is key for Owl Pharmacies

In the land of big box everything, Owl Pharmacies in Cheney and Medical Lake have carved out their niche for success by being the place where customers are still a name and not a number. That is the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    June 16, 2016

New Medical Lake bakery is an early success

They spent the better part of 35 years going their separate ways during the day in their early careers. Now Kevin and Brenda Gerhart love the idea of spending 24 hours a day, seven days a week...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 16, 2016

Medical Lake American Legion team jelling

Medical Lake's American Legion baseball team head coach Kerry Kelly went into the season with a lot of doubts. Their recent five-game winning streak, however, has erased some of that uncertainty for...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 16, 2016

Long drive worth it for Medical Lake's Mollee Gray

What draws a high school student to give up the short drive or bus ride to local schools in favor of the freeway shared by 10s of thousands of commuters? For Medical Lake High School's Mollee Gray, ma...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Front Page    June 9, 2016

Quinn ends 49-year Eastern teaching career

Eastern Washington University's current longest teaching career - just shy of a half century - ends this week when geography department professor, Dr. Bob Quinn finishes spring quarter. Quinn was...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 9, 2016

Cheney's Jones, ML's Wagner earn All-State berths

Cheney and Medical Lake will have representatives on the 2016 All-State baseball team with games played this Saturday and Sunday, June 11–12 at Parker Field in Yakima. The Blackhawks' Riley Jones...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 9, 2016

Medical Lake announces football, basketball hires

Medical Lake High School has made hiring decisions for two major sports, selecting Mo Owen, formerly a Lakeside High School assistant to be new head football coach and Noel Hachtel, the C-squad coach...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Front Page    June 2, 2016

Medical Lake's 'Godfather'

Talk to relatives and others who, over the past 50-plus years, knew and worked with Howard Jorgenson and "shy" or "reserved" would not be words that come to mind when describing this iconic community...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Opinion    June 2, 2016

Riding the customer service merry-go-round

Tom Davis, where were you when the big mega-cable folks first came to Spokane in the 1970s? Oh, I forgot, you just told me you were staking your territory out here on the West Plains where your tech support is within driving distance. Or on the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 2, 2016

A 4x100 state three-peat for Medical Lake

The undermanned Medical Lake track team once again overachieved and over-delivered big at the state 1A, 1B and 2B track championships staged May 26-28 at Eastern Washington University's Roos Field....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 2, 2016

Building the pyramid is key to success at Medical Lake

There used to be a time when Memorial Day weekend was spent largely watching the rain drip off the blue tarps along Deadman’s Creek or the Lochsa River and trying to evade the so-called smoldering campfire smoke that supposedly “follows...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 2, 2016

Cards out early at state tennis

Medical Lake’s journey to the state 1A tennis tournament in Yakima didn’t last as long as they would have liked. The Cardinals’ doubles team of Isiah Farmen and Alex Neder were eliminated after day-one following losses of 6-0, 6-1 to...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Front Page    May 26, 2016

Unlawful road change

In what the Washington State Patrol said is likely a road rage incident, two cars were involved in a collision Monday afternoon on Interstate 90, causing this vehicle to leave the freeway, plow...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    May 26, 2016

Davis continues to deliver TV, Internet

The ash from Mount Saint Helens and Tom Davis's effort to bring cable television to the West Plains area arrived just about the same time. Residents in Cheney, Medical Lake, Four Lakes and places in...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    May 26, 2016

Slough celebrates 10th anniversary

When Matt and Amanda Webb dug up one of their wheat and barley fields a decade ago in St. John, Wash. they took one mighty roll of the dice with the sport of sprint boat racing. Ten years later the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    May 26, 2016

Cards suffer crushing tournament loss

Medical Lake may try its best to lobby with the Washington State Interscholastic Activities Association — surely in vain — to move all future state tournaments out of Yakima. The city has been a house of horrors and deep disappointment for...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    May 26, 2016

No surprises for Medical Lake track

Medical Lake track co-head coach Gene Blankenship said there were no shocking results at last week’s District 7 track meet at Newport. He hopes, and thinks, perhaps, that his athletes who are headed to this weekend’s State 1A, 1B and 2 B track...

 

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