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 By PAUL DELANEY    News

Medical Lake businesses offer mixed messages

MEDICAL LAKE — Gerri Johnson from Medical Lake’s Farm Salvation business traces her retail roots back to the time when her family operated a small business Spokane. And she’s translated that experience to today as she tries... — Updated 12/30/2020

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News

Cheney Merchants Association head senses the struggle

CHENEY — Among the hats that Doug LaBar wears, along with that of owner of Mason Jar, is captain — well president — of the Cheney Merchants Association. While LaBar has his finger directly on the pulse of his own business,... — Updated 12/30/2020

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News

Eagle Bites is new Cheney food delivery service

CHENEY - Not only have Derek and wife Alexx Baziotis successfully steered one business through the COVID-19 quagmire, but out of that challenge has emerged a new venture. The Baziot... — Updated 12/17/2020

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News

Best of West awards are announced

AIRWAY HEIGHTS - Each year as part of capping their year, the West Plains Chamber of Commerce celebrates achievement in various areas through its "Best of the West" Awards Gala. In... — Updated 12/3/2020

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News

Malden residents learn about rebuilding

MALDEN, Wash. — The smoke has pretty much subsided, and with fall officially in the books and winter ahead, the victims of the Babb Road Fire gathered Sept. 23 to learn what the... — Updated 10/1/2020

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News

Masons likely to play important role in Malden recovery

MALDEN, Wash. — Almost wherever one travels on the streets of Malden, Wash. piles of ash and rubble are all that remain following the Babb Road Fire that raced through the... — Updated 10/1/2020

 
 By Paul Delaney    News

Still hot

Over two weeks after the Babb Road Fire, the wheat at the Pine City elevator was still on fire in a smoldering smoky blaze.... — Updated 10/1/2020

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education

Former EWU President Frederickson passes away

LAWRENCE, Kan. - Dr. H. George Frederickson, the lightning rod president who oversaw the transformation of Eastern Washington State College to Eastern Washington University, passed... — Updated 8/7/2020

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News

Former EWU President Frederickson passes away

LAWRENCE, Kan. - Dr. H. George Frederickson, the lightning rod president who oversaw the transformation of Eastern Washington State College to Eastern Washington University, passed... — Updated 8/4/2020 Full story

 
 By Paul Delaney    News

Laying it down - again

Crews begin to install the new red turf at Eastern Washington University's Roos Field on Tuesday, July 21. It's the second go-around for the turf, which was first installed in... — Updated 7/29/2020

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports

Hennessey was in front lines of COVID-19 battle

Over the past dozen years, two former Eastern Washington University football players have gone to Italy to check out the world of European football. There was Craig McIntyre who... — Updated 4/30/2020

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News

Predict our spring weather? Flip a coin

CHENEY – Meteorological spring is easy to pinpoint at it spans the months of March, April and May. The astronomical version of the season might require a calendar to pinpoint its start, but here’s a hint if you did not already... — Updated 4/16/2020

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Opinion

How I spent my COVIDcation? Things I did NOT and DID do while sheltering in place

Remember way back when in the 1960s when, upon returning to the classroom in the after summer break that your teacher might have asked you to pen a few paragraphs on “How I spent my summer vacation?” The past few weeks got me... — Updated 4/9/2020

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News

Spokane, Medical Lake intertie bid approved

MEDICAL LAKE – Years in the making, Medical Lake’s water intertie with the city of Spokane moved an important step closer to fruition recently. The low bid $651,692.45 from General Industries, Inc. from Spokane was accepted, bu... — Updated 4/3/2020

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News

Medical Lake Census project is COVID victim

MEDICAL LAKE – There are many casualties of COVID-19, aside from the actual virus victims themselves. And one of those was an effort to assist Medical Lake residents tackle the every decade chore of completing the U.S. Census.... — Updated 4/2/2020

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News

What happens when COVID-19 is in our midst

MEDICAL LAKE – Superintendent of Schools Tim Ames wryly remembered the phone call he got on Saturday, March 14 as being when the “fun” began. But Ames was not first in line to learn that an unnamed school district employee... — Updated 3/26/2020

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News

It's business kinda' as usual at ML City Hall

MEDICAL LAKE – “Domino’s Pizza,” came the reply on the other end of the phone, followed by a laugh. But please pardon Medical Lake City Administrator Doug Ross for this injection of levity in a before business hours call... — Updated 3/26/2020

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News

Making do in COVID-19's world

MEDICAL LAKE — It’s one thing to be one of 200-plus school districts in the state to be relative observers in the daily COVID-19 reality show. But when it hits home like it did in Medical Lake where a teacher tested positive... — Updated 3/26/2020

 

What if? The question that EWU can't answer

CHENEY – What if? Those two words continue to echo throughout college basketball locker rooms following the cancellation of the 2020 NCAA Basketball Tournament way back on March 1... — Updated 3/26/2020

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News

ML school employee tests positive for COVID-19

MEDICAL LAKE — Just as Medical Lake parents and employees were trying to grasp the magnitude of Gov. Jay Inslee’s decree that all state K-12 schools would be forced to close for up to six weeks due to the COVID-19 virus, news... — Updated 3/19/2020

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News

Medical Lake fire service transition continues

MEDICAL LAKE — With the ongoing takeover of Medical Lake’s fire department by Spokane County Fire District 3, so will officially disappear the second oldest fire service in the county. But all good things tend to come to an... — Updated 3/12/2020

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Opinion

Dump the time change, Ringo and I need sleep

While this plea may not carry much weight I’m going to present it anyway. Ringo my beagle has an eating disorder, meaning that if an entire bag of food were somehow left within reach of his snout, he just might eat until he... — Updated 3/12/2020

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News

That's a title wrap

Tanner Groves (left) and Jack Perry celebrate Eastern Washington University winning the 2019-20 Big Sky Conference regular season men’s basketball championship. Eastern clinched the outright title with a 78-69 victory on March 7... — Updated 3/12/2020

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News

ML council approves unique property purchase

MEDICAL LAKE — One of country singer George Strait’s many memorable songs is typical of the genre of the girl leaving the guy. It cries out that “If you leave me, I won’t... — Updated 3/12/2020

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education

EWU trustees hear athletics pros, cons

CHENEY — It’s unlikely in recent years that the public comment portion of an Eastern Washington University Board of Trustees meeting has drawn the interest it did last Friday afternoon, Feb. 28 at Tawanka Commons. However, on... — Updated 3/5/2020

 

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