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 By PAUL DELANEY    Opinion    February 26, 2015 

Inslee's carbon fuels folly could halt transportation bill

You had to like that nice Christmas present, and maybe some of the extra cash with gas costing under $1.75 a gallon provided, right? I know my wife and I enjoyed saving about $300 a month from the fuel bills that were nothing short of overwhelming...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    February 26, 2015 

Cardinal girls bumped in third-round game

Four more wins and a berth in the district playoffs have first-year Medical Lake girls' basketball head coach Kyle Lundberg pumped and wishing the 2015-16 season started tomorrow. A 58-41 loss to Colv...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    February 26, 2015 

Medical Lake flames out in 1A district playoffs

One of the hottest teams in the 1A basketball ranks had its flame quickly snuffed. The Medical Lake boys, winners of eight of their last nine games exited the District 7 tournament Friday, Jan. 20 at...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    February 26, 2015 

Eastern women win streak at six

Getting back to some basics has been the fuel that has propelled the Eastern Washington women’s basketball team back into contention for a Big Sky Conference regular season title. The Eagles won for the sixth straight time this past week at Reese...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    February 26, 2015 

EWU men lose lead

The going got a little rugged for the Eastern Washington men’s basketball team in their journey to the southwest part of the Big Sky Conference. And the stumble the Eagles took tumbled them out of the league lead with four games remaining. Eastern...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    February 19, 2015

Medical Lake boys earn upper hand in district play

The Medical Lake boys' basketball team knew they would likely face the Riverside Rams in at least two games. But playing the equivalent of an entire playoff series with their Northeast A League...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    February 19, 2015

Banged up Eagles limp into Big Sky lead

A battle-scarred Eastern Washington men's basketball team survived its biggest week of the season after all. By holding off Sacramento State 64-61 Feb. 12, the Eagles got a crucial win in their quest...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    February 19, 2015

Cardinal girls grab historic district playoff berth

There appears to be a different team lately playing in the uniforms of the Medical Lake High School girls’ basketball team. It’s one that has won 5 of 7 games since Jan. 24 and collected back-to-back victories over Riverside last week to take a...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    February 19, 2015

Reed, O'Brien earn alternate berths to Mat Classic XXVII

Medical Lake wrestlers earned a pair of alternate qualifiers to Mat Classic XXVII in Tacoma in regional competition held last Saturday in Leavenworth. Nick Reed at 113 pounds and Ian O’Brien (285) will venture to the Tacoma Dome this Friday and...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    February 19, 2015

Eastern women collect crucial Big Sky road sweep

Eastern Washington stayed in the hunt for a Big Sky Conference women's basketball regular season title last week, and did so on the road. They kept their place in what appears to be another neck-and-n...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    February 12, 2015

Arévalo voted President Emeritus

One of Eastern Washington University’s most beloved past presidents was honored with a rare designation at the Jan. 30 meeting of the school’s Board of Trustees. Dr. Rodolfo Arévalo, who retired this past July after having served as president...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    February 12, 2015

Adams hits road to University of Oregon

For three years Vernon Adams has been off limits from being tackled by his Eastern Washington University football teammates in practice and scrimmages. All that changed Monday, Feb. 9 when the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    February 12, 2015

It's a history making weekend for EWU basketball

Defense is a word that has hardly found its way into the lexicon of the Eastern Washington University men's basketball team this year. But when your offense is saddled by the loss of the nation's...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    February 12, 2015

Eastern women topple Montana schools, too

One was a nail-biter and the other a virtual breeze by comparison. And earning a Big Sky Conference women’s basketball home court sweep over Montana with a 65-64 victory over the league-leading Grizzlies, plus a 72-58 win Saturday afternoon...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    February 12, 2015

Oregon move is big leap for 'Big Play V.A.'

A gray day in Cheney turned a little bit blue Monday. Vernon Adams made his much anticipated decision to transfer to the University of Oregon for his senior season of football eligibility in 2015. Despite him “ducking” out of town earlier than...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    February 12, 2015

Medical Lake can't catch up after slow start at Lakeside

The Medical Lake boys’ basketball team seemed to learn a lesson last week. As they chased after trying to earn a first-place tie in the Northeast A League standings, leaving things to the last minute, or in this case, the last week, does not pay...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    February 12, 2015

Win over Newport earns Medical Lake playoff berth

The Medical Lake girls’ basketball team completed the final part of their regular-season recipe, earning a return to the playoffs with a victory last Tuesday. Now they hope to sweeten things and be able to host a home game in the Northeast A...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    February 12, 2015

Cardinals send six to regional wrestling

Medical Lake earned six qualifiers and two alternate placers in last Saturday’s District 7 1A Championships in Deer Park who will move onto regional wrestling competition Saturday, Feb. 14 at Leavenworth. “For us, having a real young team, we...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    February 5, 2015

Eagles come alive late, top Vandals in OT

In a game of crazy back and forth runs, Eastern Washington had the one that counted the most against the University of Idaho last Saturday at Reese Court. Eastern trailed by 11 points with just 1...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    February 5, 2015

Cardinals in three-way NEA tie

The Medical Lake boys' basketball team is advancing towards one goal that they hope allows them to realize the other of a return to, and run in the postseason. Following road wins in their two...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    February 5, 2015

Cardinal girls taking it game at a time in hunt for playoffs

The old coaches’ axiom, “one game at a time” is the rule by which the Medical Lake girls’ basketball team continues to live. The Cardinals earned a split in their Northeast A League games last week on the road, starting the week with a 36-28...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    February 5, 2015

Medical Lake seniors earn special victories

The Medical Lake seniors who did wrestle in the final home match will take away pleasant memories, both personal and for their team which defeated Riverside 47-30 Jan. 29. Both Justin Brundage at 152...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    February 5, 2015

Offense struggles in EWU women's loss at Idaho

Poor point production in the paint continues to plague the Eastern Washington women’s basketball team. That, combined with one of their poorest field goal shooting percentages of the season, helped lead to a 71-58 loss Saturday, Jan. 31 to the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Front Page    January 29, 2015

There's a town out there...somewhere

Cheney and other Spokane County cities have experienced extremely foggy conditions over the past week, not only reducing visibility but also creating slick conditions on local road...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Neighborhood    January 29, 2015

Winter weather behaving as predicted with El Niño

A month into the winter of 2014-15 and El Niño is making this a very predictable time of year. Slightly warmer temps have kept the lowlands relatively free of snow, made the bean-counters at ski...

 

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