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Cheney High sports slated to begin practices

CHENEY — After recent announcements from the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association and the Greater Spokane League regarding resumption of high school athletics, Cheney High School is announcing the opening of... — Updated 1/26/2021 Full story

 

Strong winds possible in Eastern Washington

AIRWAY HEIGHTS -- National Weather Service forecasters warn that a strong cold front scheduled to pass through Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho beginning late Tuesday night and through Wednesday could bring strong winds,... — Updated 1/19/2021 Full story

 

Cheney schools remain closed

CHENEY -- School district officials informed parents and staff that schools would remain closed today, Thursday, Jan. 14, as a result of damage sustained from yesterday's windstorm. Three schools were still without power this... — Updated 1/14/2021 Full story

 

Airway Heights woman dies in Thursday crash

AIRWAY HEIGHTS — A local woman was killed in a two-car collision on U.S. Highway 2 on Thursday evening. Ashley L. Hamilton, 40, died of her injuries at a Spokane medical center. According to a Washington State Patrol report, a... — Updated 12/15/2020

 

Avista customers in Sprague to experience a planned power outage

SPOKANE — Approximately 480 Avista electric customers in the town of Sprague and the surrounding area will experience a planned power outage on Tuesday, Dec 15. The planned outage will begin at 2 a.m. and end at 4 a.m. No road... — Updated 12/9/2020

 

Broemmeling named director of business development

Spokane -- Former West Plains Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Toby Broemmeling has been named the new director of business development at business coaching and consulting services firm Champion Empire. According to a news... — Updated 12/9/2020

 

Former Airway Heights Corrections Center guard claims he was fired for wearing 'Black Lives Matter' shirt

AIRWAY HEIGHTS--A former on-call guard at the corrections center is suing the Department of Corrections, claiming that he was fired for wearing a "Black Lives Matter" T-Shirt. Enow-Tambong Agbor-Baiyee was hired into the position... — Updated 12/4/2020

 

Man killed in Spokane Valley pursuit

SPOKANE VALLEY -- A man was shot and killed by police deputies after a vehicle pursuit that ended at Sprague and University Sunday night. According to a Spokane Valley Police Department news release, a deputy attempted to conduct... — Updated 11/23/2020

 

Power lines blocking I-90 in Spokane

SPOKANE -- Downed power lines are currently fully blocking traffic on Interstate 90 near milepost 277 just west of the conjunction with U.S. Highway 2 in the city of Spokane. Washington State Patrol officials indicated both east... — Updated 11/13/2020

 

Car/semi collision blocks Four Lakes ramp

FOUR LAKES, WASH. -- A car semi-truck injury collision blocked the eastbound ramp onto Interstate 90 at Four Lakes early this morning, Nov. 11. According to the Washington State... — Updated 11/11/2020

 

Major storm forecast for this weekend

SPOKANE – The National Weather Service is forecasting the possibility of a major weekend storm that could bring lots of rain, snow and high winds to the region. According to a Nov. 10 advisory, the storm coming in off the... — Updated 11/11/2020 Full story

 

Wild Bill's hosts rescue dog fundraiser

CHENEY--Wild Bill's Longbar is hosting a raffle fundraiser through closing time Oct. 31 to benefit rescue dogs through Rescue4All, a Spokane nonprofit. Several Cheney businesses... — Updated 10/30/2020 Full story

 

Gusty winds expected late Tuesday

EASTERN WASHINGTON -- A cold front moving through the region beginning Monday night is expected to bring more rain and windy conditions to the area Tuesday. Rain is expected in the morning, with winds picking up through the... — Updated 10/13/2020 Full story

 

Medical Lake/Interstate 90 interchange eastbound closing Oct. 11

MEDICAL LAKE -- State Department of Transportation crews working on the Interstate 90/Medical Lake - State Route 902 interchange will be closing the eastbound off ramp to reconstruct the ramp and complete the interchange's final... — Updated 10/9/2020

 

Levin-Stankevich returns as EWU Provost

CHENEY – Eastern Washington University has announced that Brian Levin-Stankevich, Ph.D., is returning to the Cheney campus to serve as provost and vice president for Academic... — Updated 9/17/2020

 

OPENTogether CARES grant funding reopened until Aug. 14

WEST PLAINS – Officials at the Chamber of Commerce have announced that applications for the OPENTogether Small Business and Non-profit Grant program have been reopened for a very short time. Applications for assistance for... — Updated 8/12/2020

 

Red flag warning issued for Eastern Washington

SPOKANE -- Local weather forecasters have issued a red flag warning for much of Eastern Washington, including Spokane County and the West Plains. Dry, breezy conditions with wind... — Updated 8/11/2020

 

Volz, Graham, McGarry and Zappone advance to general election

SPOKANE -- Early primary election results Tuesday night, Aug. 4, indicate that incumbent Republican Rep. Jenny Graham should face Democrat challenger Tom McGarry in November's General Election in the race for the 6th District state... — Updated 8/4/2020 Full story

 

Multiple overnight closures coming to I-90 at SR 902/Medical Lake interchange

MEDICAL LAKE – Travelers who use Interstate 90 and the Medical Lake/SR 902 interchange will need to plan additional time to prevent delays. Crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will be closing... — Updated 8/3/2020 Full story

 

Skehan named Chief Nursing Officer at ESH

FROM STAFF AND NEWS SOURCES MEDICAL LAKE – The Department of Social and Health Services has announced that Jayme Skehan, RN, MSN, DNP has accepted the position of Chief Nursing... — Updated 8/3/2020

 

Red Flag warning issued for today

CHENEY — The National Weather Service says critical fire weather conditions will exist across most of Eastern Washington today. The agency issued a Red Flag Warning that... — Updated 7/28/2020

 

Prison guard accused of smuggling drugs

AIRWAY HEIGHTS—Michael T. Mattern, a correctional officer at Airway Heights Corrections Center, is being held in Spokane County Jail after being arrested by federal agents July 20 on suspicion of smuggling methamphetamine and... — Updated 7/24/2020

 

Eagles golf team receives national top-25 award

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Eastern Washington University’s womens golf team finished tied for 15th out of all Division I institutions to earn a Womens Golf Coaches Association all-Scholar Team GPA award. The award was announced... — Updated 7/23/2020

 

Online programs for adults offer variety

SPOKANE – The County Library District is offering online programs and events for adults this summer that are entertaining and educational. For entertainment, people can tune into the following: • Virtual Concert: Brett & Janet... — Updated 7/23/2020

 

Smith receives Concordia College music scholarship

MOORHEAD, MINN. – Officials at Concordia College have announced that Cheney High School graduate Jacob Smith has been awarded a Music Excellence scholarship at the liberal arts college. Smith was one of 17 students receiving... — Updated 7/23/2020

 

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