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Vandals top Eagles in WBI

Idaho connected on free throws when it counted and Eastern Washington missed their field goal attempts on four possessions inside the final minute, helping hand the Vandals a 74-67 victory Monday,... Full story

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Front Page    March 23, 2017 

More wet weather ahead

By the calendar at least, the winter that never seemed to go away officially ended March 20. But don't let that fool anyone. There's still plenty more of the wet to be experienced in the months ahead...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    March 23, 2017 

Salnave Glen brings first of three buildings online

The latest addition to Cheney's apartment living life, Salnave Glen, is now accepting applications and tenants. "Right now we have residents living on site, in Building 3," Eric Pettit, the leasing...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    March 23, 2017 

Del's to close Northwest stores, including Cheney

Tractor Supply, the owner of the Cheney store, as well as another six additional Northwest outlets for Del's Feed and Farm Supply, has announced it is closing those locations beginning in May. Among t...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Opinion    March 23, 2017 

Trying to deal with 'Trump Derangement Syndrome'

As he tells a doctor that things look good, that it’s time to “close up,” and unmasks, it is discovered that the person in the ad is “Not Dr. Stewart.” To which the actor replies, “No, but I stayed at a Holiday Inn Express last night.”...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 23, 2017 

Eastern men fall at Wyoming 91-81

Bogdan Bliznyuk scored 29 points and Jacob Wiley added 26, but Eastern Washington saw its season come to an end March 15 with a 91-81 loss to Wyoming at Laramie in the opening round of the College Basketball Invitational. Felix Von Hofe had 17...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 23, 2017 

Idaho tops EWU in WBI tournament

Idaho connected on free throws when it counted and Eastern Washington missed their field goal attempts on four possessions inside the final minute, helping hand the Vandals a 74-67 victory Monday,...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 23, 2017 

Hayford plans to keep building the basketball brand at Eastern

Six years ago next week, March 29 to be exact, the newly announced Eastern Washington University head basketball coach, Jim Hayford, took to the podium at the Spokane Club to address the gathering. One doesn’t go into coaching without some...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 23, 2017 

Cards pound Gorillas in softball

Hailey Hostetter had a 4-for-4 day at the plate with four RBIs, and Hannah Petek stroked a grand slam home run in the second inning on Medical Lake’s 21-6 season-opening nonleague softball victory over visiting Davenport, March 17. Among...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 23, 2017 

Medical Lake soccer opens with win over Mt. Spokane

Does revenge really taste sweet, or does it have any flavor at all? All Medical Lake boys’ head soccer coach Zane Higgins knows is it feels good because his Cardinals opened the season not only with a victory, but a big win to boot, 3-2 over Mt....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 23, 2017 

Cardinal boys tennis finally face opponent

It took three tries, but Medical Lake's boys' tennis team finally got to face an opponent on the court. While the result, a 4-1 nonleague loss to Cheney, was maybe not what co-head coach Jake...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    March 16, 2017

Irish to the core

Eastern Washington University President, Dr. Mary Cullinan, was honored as the Grand Marshal of the 39th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade staged in Spokane, Saturday, March 11. Cullinan described her...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    March 16, 2017

Rodeo Lake

Pasture lands surrounding the Cheney Rodeo grounds usually flood each year, but this spring the higher amounts of rain and snow melt have left a lake worthy of sailing around on....

 

Homeworks! shows off

Students at Cheney School District's Homeworks! program presented some of the subjects they are learning at a pair of presentations, Feb. 28. In the afternoon, students at the program site on Andrus...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    March 16, 2017

Pure Joy: It's what's ahead, not what if

(Editor's note: This is the second in a two-part series on Cheney's marijuana manufacturing business, Pure Joy.) As Ted Youngs sees it, he can look towards the future of the business he runs for the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    March 16, 2017

United Airlines joins American, Delta and Southwest with new direct flights from Spokane

Once upon a time, back when airlines like Northwest Orient and West Coast flew out of Spartan quarters on the east side of Geiger Field - and smoking on flights was the norm - the joke was "You can't...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 16, 2017

Individuals shine at Richland for Cards

Medical Lake head track coach Gene Blankenship thought he would take his athletes some place warm and dry to compete, so he bused them to usually toasty and dry Tri-Cities. The normally astute...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 16, 2017

Eagle men still playing

Like cuts of steak, or kinds of wine, some are better than others. Many might agree, any of each tastes good. So it might be, too, when it comes to the postseason in basketball. While the Eastern Washington men don’t get to chomp into hoop’s vers...

 

Homeworks! shows off

Students at Cheney School District's Homeworks! program presented some of the subjects they are learning at a pair of presentations, Feb. 28. In the afternoon, students at the program site on Andrus... Full story

 

Eastern's most memorable mix of color, culture and chemistry

When largely different lives - and their respective basketball worlds and cultures - first collided back in 1973 in Cheney, there was no telling what the result might be. Ron Cox was the star of the... Full story

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    March 9, 2017

Pure Joy: It's no longer your father's marijuana

(Editor's note: This is the first in a two-part series on Cheney's marijuana manufacturing business, Pure Joy.) Anecdotal evidence might tell those who enjoy recreational marijuana in the state of...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 9, 2017

High school RPI is a good start, but it can be better in future

By design, the newly introduced Rating Percentage Index (RPI) for high school basketball in the state of Washington was created for one basic reason. Make sure the top teams in each state classification had the best chance of reaching their...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 9, 2017

Showing off

Cheney Parks and Recreation players put on a halftime exhibition during the EWU-Northern Arizona game on March 3....

 

The day the mountain roared and the base went dark

There's not much that can bring a Strategic Air Command bomber and tanker base to its knees and as close to a shutdown as possible. Except that is for the unknown fury of Mother Nature's wrath.... Full story

 

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