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Air quality to deteriorate over weekend

SPOKANE -- Officials at the Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency are warning residents in the region that, depending on the winds and fire activity, air quality over the next several... — Updated 9/11/2020


Haz-mat incident in Cheney

CHENEY -- Emergency response crews are onsite at a hazardous materials incident at Centennial Mills in downtown Cheney, 601 1st St. According to an alert posted on the city's... — Updated 9/9/2020 Full story


Perimeter established around Chapman Lake fire

CHENEY -- Officials with the Washington State Department of Natural Resources are reporting that a fire which broke out this afternoon, Aug. 19, near Chapman Lake south of Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge now has a line around... — Updated 8/20/2020


State mobilization for fires near Badger Lake

CHENEY -- State mobilization has been approved for a series of fires burning near Badger and Williams Lake. The fires broke out several hours ago and have led to evacuations of residents in the area. According to the Stare Fire... — Updated 8/17/2020


Hot weather coming this weekend

EASTERN WASHINGTON -- The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for the region, with residents warned to expect "dangerously hot" hot temperatures from... — Updated 8/14/2020


Sullivan Family Farms grand opening Saturday

WILLIAMS LAKE, Wash. – Sullivan Family Farms is holding the grand opening of its farm stand this Saturday, Sept. 12, at 14411 W. Williams Lake Road. The grand opening takes place from 9 a.m. – noon, and will feature prizes... — Updated 9/10/2020


Jarrells, Swanger earn degrees at Oregon State

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Two West Plains-area residents have joined more than 7,000 students representing all 50 states and 73 countries who recently earned degrees as part of Oregon State University’s class of 2020. Molly E.... — Updated 6/25/2020


One injured in Tyler-area rollover

TYLER – One person was injured in a single-vehicle rollover accident early this morning on Interstate 90 near its intersection with State Route 904 at milepost 257. According to a Washington State Patrol press memo, at... — Updated 6/11/2020


Emmanuel Lutheran uses award for food pantry

CHENEY – Emmanuel Lutheran Church has been awarded $500 from the Lutheran Disaster Response program of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ECLA). According to a June 8 news release, the church intends to apply the... — Updated 6/11/2020


EWU's Peatling is Big Sky MVP

CHENEY — The hardware haul was large for the Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team, but none bigger than the one senior Mason Peatling deservedly garnered.  Peatling capped a dominating run through the Big Sky... — Updated 3/12/2020


Legans is Coach of the Year in the Big Sky

CHENEY — The Big Sky Conference announced Tuesday, March 10, that third-year Eastern Washington University men’s basketball coach Shantay Legans had been named the conference’s Coach of the Year as a result of balloting by th... — Updated 3/12/2020


Eastern claims first outright 'Sky title since 2004

CHENEY — Eastern Washington made fellow Big Sky Conference coaches look good and the media not so much in the pool of experts. The Eagles broke away from a 59-all tie near the mid... — Updated 3/12/2020


News briefs

County property taxes collected at Spokane Valley City Hall SPOKANE VALLEY – The Spokane County Treasurer’s Office will begin collecting tax payments for Spokane County property tax bills this Friday, Oct. 4, at Spokane Valley... — Updated 10/3/2019


Barriere is newest All-American

Quarterback Eric Barriere has joined the list of Eastern Washington University football All-Americans, as he was honored Dec. 18)as an honorable mention selection on the Hero Sports NCAA Football Championship Subdivision Sophomore... — Updated 12/20/2018


Eastern volleyball opens Flores-Cloud era on road

After nearly two weeks of preseason training, a new era for Eastern Washington University volleyball under first-year head coach Leslie Flores-Cloud officially begins this week... — Updated 8/23/2018


Eagles ranked ninth nationally in STATS preseason poll

The Eastern Washington University football team has been ranked ninth in the STATS preseason top 25 poll announced Aug. 6. That poll, as well as a poll of coaches now conducted by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA),... — Updated 8/9/2018


Eastern Washington names new assistant soccer coach

Eastern Washington University head soccer coach Chad Bodnar announced the final addition to his coaching staff on July 24. Brianna Smallidge joins the Eagles as an assistant coach after a one-year stint at CSU Bakersfield in a... — Updated 7/26/2018


Eastern announces 2018 volleyball schedule

Eastern Washington University head volleyball coach Leslie Flores-Cloud announced the team’s 2018 schedule July 19. The 30-match slate features nine home Big Sky Conference matchups at Reese Court, in addition to four... — Updated 7/26/2018


Big Sky-best six Eagles on 2017-18 NABC Honors Court

Six Eastern Washington University men’s basketball players – the most in the Big Sky Conference – have been honored on the 2017-18 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court announced on July 17.... — Updated 7/26/2018


McPherson nominated to 'Good Works' team

Eastern Washington University senior running back Sam McPherson is among 169 football players nationally who were announced by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) as... — Updated 7/26/2018


EWU's Big Sky basketball schedule released

As expected, the 2018-19 schedule of games in the Big Sky Conference for the Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team will have a few twists and turns. The schedule was announced by the league on July 24, and includes... — Updated 7/26/2018


Eastern, WSU will kick off at 5 p.m. Sept. 15 in Pullman

The Eastern Washington University football team will play on the Pac-12 Networks for the sixth time since 2012 when the Eagles visit Washington State on Sept. 15 at Martin Stadium in Pullman. As part of the announcement made May... — Updated 6/7/2018


Killin Dinner: The 37th was the best yet

Featuring the introduction of new Eastern Washington University Associate Vice President/Director of Athletics Lynn Hickey, the 37th Annual Orland Killin Dinner/Dance/Auction on April 28 raised a record total in excess of $117,000.... — Updated 5/10/2018


Red-White scrimmage is Saturday at Roos

By popular demand, teams for this year’s Red-White Game will be even more prepared than last year. The Eastern Washington University football team will conclude spring practices this Saturday, April 28, with the annual Red-White... — Updated 4/26/2018


Despite Rain, Eagle Offense Manages 398 Yards in Scrimmage

The offense rolled up 398 yards and the defense had seven passes broken up and a pair of interceptions to highlight the Eastern Washington University football team's first full scrimmage of the spring on Friday (April 13) at Roos... — Updated 4/19/2018


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