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 By PAUL DELANEY    News    December 6, 2018 

Seeking emergency changes

Medical Lake Fire Chief Jason Mayfield is not at all bashful about saying he can lose sleep over the service his volunteer department offers citizens. Perhaps Mayfield will be able to rest easier in t...

 

Medical Lake board hears of school conference success

Engaging both students and parents come school conference time is making a decidedly positive impact in the Medical Lake School District if the most recent editions are an indicator. That’s what the school board learned at its Nov. 27 meeting....

 

Impact aid: Federal money that helps property tax-poor school districts

Medical Lake School District recently got all caught up with an important part of its funding with the receipt of the last payment of Federal Impact Aid. The money, about $1.7 million, comes in dribs and drabs and apparently in no dependable schedule...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    December 6, 2018 

Fence me in

Crews from Northwest Fence work on the finishing touches of a new barrier to further secure the rear of Medical Lake High School and some of the annexes. The project completes upgrades in school...

 

Trotter tunes

Medical Lake band member Jacob Wagner performs last Thursday, Nov. 29, during halftime of the annual visit of the Harlem Globetrotters at the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 6, 2018 

Eastern rallies - again - past Nicholls State

Dylan Ledbetter’s finger popped the filling balloon of Nicholls State last Saturday and the air gushed out of the Colonels. With his team trailing 14-3 and hoping not to be further behind as the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 6, 2018 

Big Sky co-champs meet again in FCS quarterfinals

Used to be that the Football Championship Subdivision playoff committee sent all kinds of teams to Cheney that you had to Google to know where they were from. Southeast Missouri, Wagner and Jacksonville State come to mind. Now, in an effort to cut...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 6, 2018 

Seattle completes long, strange trip to National Hockey League

Know who the first U.S.-based team was to win hockey’s coveted Stanley Cup? New York, Boston, Chicago or Detroit? Nope! The Seattle Metropolitans captured the “Cup” over 100 years ago at the culmination of the 1916-17 season, defeating the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 6, 2018 

Cardinal girls charge hard out of starting gate

For a team that lost their top two scorers from a year ago, it certainly did not show for the Medical Lake girls basketball team. The Cardinals raced by the 2B Liberty Lancers 47-34 at home on...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 6, 2018 

Medical Lake boys split with Liberty, Okanogan

Speed got the better of size, and nothing seemed to make up for “bus legs” for the Medical Lake boys who earned a split in their opening weekend of nonleague basketball play. The Cardinals opened...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Photos    December 6, 2018 

Solid start

Speed got the better of size, and nothing seemed to make up for "bus legs" for the Medical Lake boys who earned a split in their opening weekend of nonleague basketball play. The Cardinals opened... Full story

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Photos    December 6, 2018 

Not missing a beat

For a team that lost their top two scorers from a year ago, it certainly did not show for the Medical Lake girls basketball team. The Cardinals raced by the 2B Liberty Lancers 47-34 at home on... Full story

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Photos    December 6, 2018 

Eastern rallies - again - past Nicholls State

Dylan Ledbetter's finger popped the filling balloon of Nicholls State last Saturday and the air gushed out of the Colonels. With his team trailing 14-3 and hoping not to be further behind as the... Full story

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Photos    December 6, 2018 

Eastern rallies - again - past Nicholls State

Dylan Ledbetter's finger popped the filling balloon of Nicholls State last Saturday and the air gushed out of the Colonels. With his team trailing 14-3 and hoping not to be further behind as the... Full story

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Photos    December 6, 2018 

Eastern rallies - again - past Nicholls State

Dylan Ledbetter's finger popped the filling balloon of Nicholls State last Saturday and the air gushed out of the Colonels. With his team trailing 14-3 and hoping not to be further behind as the... Full story

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    November 29, 2018

Say again? Curling nationals coming to Cheney

Many people find it surprising that Cheney has an ice rink in the first place. It’s one of just four sheets of ice — Spokane’s ice ribbon not included — in an area between here and Coeur...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    November 29, 2018

Targeted development

Ground was recently broken on a new business in Cheney’s Commerce and Industrial Park. JC Steel Targets is a Cheney-business relocating and expanding into a 5,000 square foot facility in the...

 

Why of course, it must be climate change

It was the perfect ignition point for discussion on the devastating, and oddly titled, Camp Fire that torched the ironically named community of Paradise, Calif. On Halloween, just days before the Nov. 8 start of the fire that killed scores and...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    November 29, 2018

Medical Lake council moves ahead with budget

Maybe it was the tug-o-war and preparation for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. Or, perhaps, the fact that the front door of City Hall remained inadvertently locked? Or it could be that having had the opportunity Nov. 6 for input on the city’s...

 

Medical Lake to turn into 'Whoville' this winter

Borrowing a page from Hollywood and the holiday movie “The Grinch,” Medical Lake will turn its downtown into “Whoville” on Saturday, Dec. 8 for the second annual Re*Imagine Christmas Winter...

 

Eastern hosts Nicholls State

Eastern Washington meets a team they have only played one time in school history and which travels from the Gulf Coast of Louisiana in the first round of the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. The Nicholls State Colonels from Thibodaux,...

 

Turkey Bowl business

At their final practice before the Thanksgiving break on Nov. 21, members of the Eastern Washington football team participated in what was called the Turkey Bowl. Offensive line coach Jase Butorac...

 

EWU's Tiuli lands Big Sky's top defender honor

In a program generally known for its offense, the Big Sky Conference spotlight this year shines on Eastern Washington University, particularly Jay-Tee Tiuli. The senior nose tackle was named as the le...

 

Best earns league's top coach award

Two head football coaches in their second year on the job share the honor as the Big Sky Conference’s Coach-of-the-Year. Eastern Washington’s Aaron Best and California-Davis’ Dan Hawkins were...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    November 22, 2018

Dogs' silo ordeal earns them 'Hambone Award'

First and foremost, Zeus and Ziva, survived the ordeal that saw them lost for 22 days, trapped in a deactivated Nike air defense missile facility beyond their backyard fence in Medical Lake. But... Full story

 

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