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Interstate 90 on ramp at Geiger closed

SPOKANE – Drivers who use the loop on-ramp to eastbound Interstate 90 at the Geiger/Grove Road interchange, will need to find alternate routes during an upcoming four-week closure of the loop on-ramp. The loop on-ramp closure to... — Updated 8/6/2021 Full story

 

Williams Lake public access to close for improvements

CHENEY - Water recreation enthusiasts will find their access to Williams Lake limited beginning this week. The state Department of Fish and Wildlife is beginning a project to... — Updated 7/30/2021 Full story

 

Airway Heights shooter still at large

AIRWAY HEIGHTS — A domestic violence-shooting occurred in Airway Heights at around 3:50 a.m. on July 27. Zion J. Carter, 38, fired shots at his wife and 11-year-old stepdaughter, who were transported to a hospital with life-threa... — Updated 7/28/2021

 

Andrus Road fire near Cheney at 55% containment

CHENEY -- State Patrol officials are reporting that the fire which broke out Monday near Andrus Road has reached 55% containment. Crews utilized infrared technology on the fire... — Updated 7/9/2021 Full story

 

SR 902 in Medical Lake to close for railroad crossing replacement

MEDICAL LAKE — Travelers using State Route 902 will experience detours and delays due to railroad crossing replacement. The closure will begin at 5 p.m., Wednesday, June 23, until 5 p.m., Friday, June 25. Contractor crews... — Updated 6/23/2021 Full story

 

EWU unveils six-game spring football schedule

CHENEY--Eastern Washington University is scheduled to host a trio of teams starting this February as the result of an abbreviated 2020-21 football schedule announced by the Big Sky Conference on Nov. 4. Montana is scheduled to... — Updated 11/4/2020

 

EWU releases men's Big Sky basketball schedule

CHENEY -- Road trips will be few and far between for the Eastern Washington University men's basketball team, as the preliminary 2020-21 Big Sky Conference schedule has been released. On Wednesday (Oct. 14) the Big Sky Presidents'... — Updated 10/15/2020

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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