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 By PAUL DELANEY    News    August 15, 2019

Summer heat slow to get going

How does warmer mean we’re cooler? When the vast northern Pacific Ocean sea surface temperatures are just a bit above normal which has meant so far in July 2019 has been notably cooler than most of the five prior first full months of summer....

 

Winter weather takes an abrupt about-face

Winter in the area seemed to be cruising along well on its projected course as one of those typical non-descript El Niño-influenced seasons. That phenomena featuring slightly warmer than usual ocean...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    January 10, 2019

Hoping for the best

Anxious Eastern Washington University fans look on as the Eagles struggled to rally last Saturday in the Football Championship Subdivision national title game against defending-champion North Dakota...

 

Stick trips up Eastern in Frisco

Easton Stick stuck it to Eastern Washington in a big way last Saturday in Frisco, Texas. The senior quarterback scored three touchdowns — including the backbreaker in the final 1 minute, 16 seconds...

 

Presidential Approval

Eastern Washington University President, Dr. Mary Cullinan, was in proper garb prior to Saturday’s game....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    January 3, 2019

Amazon made it all official

Arguably one of the worst-kept secrets in the local business world charged into the open on June 20. That’s when Amazon pulled the thinly-veiled curtain back on Project Rose, now officially known...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    January 3, 2019

Eagles gearing up for the Bison in Frisco

Two of the most winning programs in Football Championship Subdivision knock helmets and pads Jan. 5 in Frisco, Texas for the 2018 title. In a battle of programs which have never lost in the title game, Eastern Washington faces defending champion...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    January 3, 2019

Eastern football certainly 'left no doubt'

Eastern Washington will take its second trip to Frisco, Texas and the Football Championship Subdivision championship game in nine seasons when they face North Dakota State Jan. 5. The Bison are not...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    January 3, 2019

Cardinal boys drop pair of games at Eagle Classic

Medical Lake’s boys basketball team was never able to fully recover from slow start in their final game of the Eagle Holiday Classic at West Valley High School falling to Greater Spokane League Rogers 66-56 Dec. 29. Two days earlier the start was...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    January 3, 2019

Double defeats have bright side for Medical Lake girls

The last time the Medical Lake girls lost two basketball games in a row was last March when the Cardinals saw their undefeated season end and dreams of a state championship evaporate at the Sun Dome in Yakima. That rarity occurred again last week at...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    December 27, 2018

Medical Lake City Council has an interesting year

In November 2017, Medical Lake voters elected a new mayor, Shirley Maike, who was charged with leading a largely new City Council into 2018. One new councilman, Tony Harbolt, overtook Don Kennedy for Council Position No. 4 in a wildly close election...

 

Changing of the guard in EWU AD's chair

Chaves leaves EWU for North Dakota post After just over a decade on the job as Eastern Washington athletics director, Bill Chaves left Cheney for the opening at the University of North Dakota. First...

 

One more memorable Saturday football game lies ahead

Saturdays in the fall have always centered around football. In the beginning it was listening on the radio and later on television. A semi-organized file cabinet drawer in my home office is stuffed with game programs that provide proof I have seen my...

 

Cardinal girls collect fifth-place trophy at state

The Medical Lake girls' magical basketball journey ended when they reached into their bag of tricks March 3 at the Sun Dome in Yakima and found it empty. Playing in their first state tournament...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    News    December 20, 2018

CIRV: Some things just can't be measured in money

(Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part examination of Lakeland Village’s College In-Resident Volunteer (CIRV) program which is slated for closure in 2019.) In the end, it appears that money will win the tug-o-war with emotion when it...

 

The past 4,490 days have been pretty darn fun

By admission, traditional math has never been my strong point I blame it all on the latest and greatest new-fangled educational notion from the 1960s —“New Math.” This, I swear, sent me spiraling into some calculational black hole. It made...

 

Finally goin' back to Frisco

The first two Maine Black Bear possessions were not a good sign in last Saturday’s Football Championship Subdivision football semifinal playoff game at Roos Field. First, a 46-yard field goal...

 

Medical Lake girls race through start of NEA play

The Medical Lake girls basketball team got off to a solid start in defense of its two previous Northeast A League regular season championships, earning a series of one-sided victories last week....

 

Medical Lake wrestlers rally past Freeman

Medical Lake got four consecutive critical victories starting with a pin from Nate Stevens in the 160-pound class to earn a dual-meet wrestling win over Freeman to open Northeast A League competition last Thursday, Dec. 13 at Freeman. Stevens...

 

Finally goin' back to Frisco

The first two Maine Black Bear possessions were not a good sign in last Saturday's Football Championship Subdivision football semifinal playoff game at Roos Field. First, a 46-yard field goal attempt... Full story

 

Finally goin' back to Frisco

The first two Maine Black Bear possessions were not a good sign in last Saturday's Football Championship Subdivision football semifinal playoff game at Roos Field. First, a 46-yard field goal attempt... Full story

 

Finally goin' back to Frisco

The first two Maine Black Bear possessions were not a good sign in last Saturday's Football Championship Subdivision football semifinal playoff game at Roos Field. First, a 46-yard field goal attempt... Full story

 

Finally goin' back to Frisco

The first two Maine Black Bear possessions were not a good sign in last Saturday's Football Championship Subdivision football semifinal playoff game at Roos Field. First, a 46-yard field goal attempt... Full story

 

Eag-citement

These young Eastern Washington football fans were quite happy after Nsimba Webster scored to give the Eagles a 28-21 lead in last Saturday's Football Championship Subdivision playoff game against UC...

 

Last minute win sends Eagles to FCS semis

In a season marked by a handful of rallies on the way to an 11-2 record, Eastern Washington took last Saturday’s to another level. Trailing by a point with 1 minute, 13 seconds to play, the Eagles...

 

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