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 By PAUL DELANEY    News    September 21, 2017 

Fairchild celebrates 75th in grand fashion

Fairchild Air Force Base concluded its celebration of a 75th birthday in grand fashion Saturday, Sept. 16 with 850 guests in attendance at the 2017 Air Force Ball. The event packed three banquet...

 

'What Happened' leaves key questions unanswered

It was perhaps appropriate that the release of Hillary Clinton’s book, “What Happened,” came in the wake of hurricanes Irma and Harvey. The tour to promote the tale of arguably the most astonishing political defeat in this nation’s history...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    September 21, 2017 

Schools stand together: 'FREEMAN STRONG'

Combine having to play one of the Northeast A League's top teams along with the emotion that the Freeman Scotties brought to the field last Friday night and an already uphill battle quickly became a...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    September 21, 2017 

Cards' cross country measures up

Smokey skies took away a critical warm-up race for Medical Lake’s cross country team when the Highlander Invitational at Shadle Park was cancelled on Sept. 9. But things are more clear for the Cards, and their head coach Gene Blankenship following...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    September 21, 2017 

Geiger scores the goals in Cardinals' wins

Quantity or quality, Medical Lake’s Makayla Geiger has both covered on the soccer pitch. The record setting senior forward exhibited both last week as the Cardinals won a pair of matches, 2-1in a Northeast A League contest Sept. 12 at Riverside...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    September 21, 2017 

Medical Lake's newest athletic Hall of Fame class to be honored

The following are the newest members of the Medical Lake High School Athletic Hall of Fame and will be honored at halftime of the Sept. 22 Cardinal football game against Newport, and officially inducted during a dinner on Saturday, Sept. 23. For...

 

Harvest Bluff is preparing Phase 4 property

Addressing the explosive nature of the region's housing market, work is underway to prepare the fourth and final stage in Cheney's Harvest Bluff development on Betz Road. "It is our final phase,...

 

Finishing touches

Workers are putting the finishing touches on Cheney Federal Credit Union's second branch on Westbow Road off of Exit 272 on Interstate 90. The grand opening and ribbon cutting will take place on...

 

Eagles are stampeded by the Bison

It had no official title. But last Saturday's home opening football game between the No. 2 ranked Football Championship Subdivision North Dakota State Bison and the then No. 7 Eastern Washington Eagle...

 

EWU heads east in search of first win

From the program that helped NFL Hall-of-Famer Vince Lombardi get his start, Eastern Washington University hopes it sees first-year head coach Aaron Best earn his initial victory. Kickoff against Fordham University at Jack Coffey Field in the Bronx...

 

Sports Briefs

Geiger scores ‘em all in Cards win Makayla Geiger had just another career game Sept. 11. The senior forward scored all five Medical Lake goals in a 5-1 Northeast A League win over Newport that was rescheduled from Sept. 7 due to problems with...

 

Medical Lake cross country season start is delayed

The wildfire smoke that left the region choking has finally been whisked away, but it’s left the Medical Lake cross country team a little sight impaired as the Cardinals get a delayed start to their season. Following the cancellation of the...

 

Cardinals are shutout 29-0 at Priest River

Medical Lake appeared to have made some strides in its opening football game versus Kellogg on Sept. 1. But the progress took a step backwards it appears when the Cardinals were shutout 29-0 Saturday, Sept. 9 at Priest River. The game was moved...

 

1967 EWSC Football Reunion

They came that close... The 1967 Eastern Washington State College Savages football team had a magical season under coach Dave Holmes that led to the NAIA national championship game versus Fairmont... Full story

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    September 7, 2017

Bike parade delivers vets to final resting place

As a light but hot West Plains breeze rustled gently flapping flags, a distant low roar punctuated the afternoon on Aug. 30. Soon, down Espanola Road, appeared the headlights of the motorcycles which...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    September 7, 2017

Fancher Double fire near ML contained

A combine harvesting wheat appears to be the culprit in the 210-acre Fancher Double fire that started Sunday, Sept. 3 near Medical Lake. Crews from the Department of Natural Resources, Bureau of Land Management, Spokane County Fire Districts No. 3...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    September 7, 2017

Break-ins can be painful even with insurance

When someone discovers that they have become the victim of an automobile break-in, it is likely too late to find out, or simply understand what their insurance policy does - and does not - cover. The...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    September 7, 2017

Jackson steps down at WPCC

West Plains Chamber of Commerce officials have announced that executive director Joe Jackson has stepped down from that position. "Officially, Joe Jackson resigned his position on July 31 and the...

 

Clock is Cardinals' enemy in opening week loss

The start seemed to be there; it was the finish that still needs work in order for second-year Medical Lake head football coach Mo Owen to earn his first victory with the Cardinals. Season two opened...

 

Eagles host Bison in battle of heavyweights at Roos Field

Call it the rubber-match on the red. Saturday's nonconference football heavyweight battle between visiting No. 2-ranked Football Championship Subdivision North Dakota State University Bison and No. 7...

 

Sports Briefs

Cardinal cross country kicks off at Highlander Invite Medical Lake’s preseason No. 1 ranked 1A boy’s cross country team starts its season participating in the Highlander Invitational this Saturday at Shadle Park High School. Races start at 9:30...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Photos    August 31, 2017

EWU Final Preseason Scrimmage

Will Eastern Washington University begin to hang its hat on the defense rack in 2017? Probably not, but for the second time in a week in preseason camp scrimmages it has been the "D," that has been... Full story

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    August 31, 2017

Medical Lake fall sports begin Friday with football

Medical Lake’s fall sports season gets underway with all four teams seeing action this week. Football starts it all off on Friday, Sept. 1 at Holliday Field versus Kellogg (0-1) at 7 p.m. as second year head coach Mo Owen seeks to erase the memory...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    August 31, 2017

Eagles revisit Lubbock with another upset in their eyes

The last time there was a brand new football coach at Eastern Washington, it was Beau Baldwin and he visited Lubbock, Texas to play Texas Tech in his first game. The Red Raiders, then coached by current Washington State University head coach Mike...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    August 31, 2017

Car break-ins are big drain on Cheney police time

Soon the population of Cheney will grow by thousands as students return to Eastern Washington University for the 2017-18 school year. But there's another number that always seems to increase with this...

 

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