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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


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


EWU's 2018 football schedule is announced

One question was answered, but the bigger once remains as Eastern Washington University released its 2018 football schedule. A previously open date has been filled when the University of Idaho plays at Roos Field on Oct. 27 after... — Updated 3/29/2018


Montana hammers Eastern in title game

The Montana Grizzlies flipped the switch on a lights-out first-half shooting exhibition by Eastern Washington in last Saturday’s Big Sky Conference men’s basketball championship game sending them onto the NCAA tournament after... — Updated 3/15/2018


Bliznyuk chosen as Big Sky Conference MVP

The numbers seemed indisputable and when everything was added up – becoming Eastern Washington University's all-time leading scorer, the NCAA Division I record-holder for consecut... — Updated 3/8/2018


EWU Coaches Show has new home in Cheney

After years of being staged in Spokane, the basketball version of the Eastern Washington University coaches show launched Monday Dec. 18 at a new Cheney location -- the Barrelhouse... — Updated 12/21/2017


Eastern to face off against Seattle U, Hayford, Dec. 3

The Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team wants to treat its next outing like just another game on the schedule, but it will be hard to overlook who is on the opposing sideline. The Eagles will face former coach... — Updated 11/30/2017


Despite no postseason, Eastern football still finds accomplishments

The season ended abruptly, but the accomplishments were aplenty. The Eastern Washington University football team secured a school-record 11th-straight winning season and had yet... — Updated 11/30/2017


EWU women complete undefeated Big Sky soccer season

Eastern Washington completed an undefeated Big Sky Conference regular season with a sweep of road game last weekend, clinching both first place and the host role in next week's... — Updated 10/26/2017


Eastern, Montana State means possibility of wild shootout

The “other Montana” as in Montana State travels to Roos Field this Saturday. Two of the top teams in the Big Sky Conference in recent years pair off this week when the No. 10/9 Eastern Washington University football team hosts... — Updated 10/12/2017


Eastern shoots for four straight

The names of the top opposing players on the field may be somewhat unfamiliar this week to fans of the Eagles, but the offensive numbers and head coach will pop out to them. The top... — Updated 10/5/2017


Eastern, Montana open Big Sky play

Two years ago the Montana Grizzlies laid a real licking on Eastern Washington, 57-16 at Washington-Grizzly Stadium in Missoula. With the momentum of a huge non-conference win on... — Updated 9/21/2017


Southwest to start San Jose service in 2018

The old notion that there is a problem getting places across the country — and the world — from Spokane is certainly something of the distant past with the most recent announcement from Spokane International Airport that yet... — Updated 8/31/2017


EWU soccer off to perfect start

The Eastern Washington University soccer team used home field to their full advantage, sweeping a pair of nonconference matches last weekend. In their Sept. 18 opener the Eagles... — Updated 8/24/2017


Defense wins the day in EWU scrimmage

For a change it was the Eastern Washington defense that made the noise, at least in the team's first preseason scrimmage Aug. 19 at Roos Field. Interceptions by junior linebacker... — Updated 8/24/2017


Eastern soccer gets season underway Aug. 18

Eastern Washington University's other football team - or futbal to be more precise - is also busy preparing to defend a Big Sky Conference title. Coming off the most successful... — Updated 8/17/2017


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