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All-time EWU football teams to be announced

CHENEY - With over 1,600 football letter winners in school history, choosing the best is a difficult task. But Eastern Washington University will honor 219 of them when four... — Updated 1/14/2021


Eagle women's tennis picked third in Big Sky

FARMINGTON, UTAH - With its highest prediction since 2011, the Eastern Washington University women's tennis squad is selected to finish third in the 2021 Big Sky Preseason Coaches'... — Updated 1/14/2021


Former Eagles DC Schmedding heads to Auburn

BOISE — Former Eastern Washington University assistant coach Jeff Schmedding is headed to the Southeast – as in the NCAA’s powerhouse Southeastern Conference. The Boise State defensive coordinator is one of two Broncos on the... — Updated 1/14/2021


Fire destroys shed, semi-trailer at West Thorpe Road business

GEIGER HEIGHTS – A fire Monday evening destroyed a shop and semi-trailer at the Victory Transportation building located at 6207 W. Thorpe Road, just east of the Geiger... — Updated 1/14/2021


Eagle men, women picked eighth in Big Sky track and field

OGDEN, UTAH – The Eastern Washington University indoor track team, both men and women, have been picked eighth in the Big Sky Conference preseason polls released Tuesday (Jan. 5... — Updated 1/14/2021


Avista customers in Sprague to experience planned power outage

SPOKANE – Approximately 480 Avista electric customers in Sprague and the surrounding area will experience a planned power outage on Saturday, Jan 16. The planned outage will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 1 p.m. No road closures are... — Updated 1/14/2021


Meal pick-up schedule announced

CHENEY – School district officials have announced the resumption of student meal pickups that include several updates from Nutrition Services. According to a news release, the U.S... — Updated 1/14/2021


Cheney schools remain closed

CHENEY -- School district officials informed parents and staff that schools would remain closed today, Thursday, Jan. 14, as a result of damage sustained from yesterday's windstorm. Three schools were still without power this... — Updated 1/14/2021 Full story


Strong winds possible in Eastern Washington

AIRWAY HEIGHTS -- National Weather Service forecasters warn that a strong cold front scheduled to pass through Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho beginning late Tuesday night and through Wednesday could bring strong winds,... — Updated 1/13/2021 Full story


EWU loses sub-four minute miler Maplestone

CHENEY – Legendary Eastern Washington University miler Bob Maplestone — a member of multiple halls of fame — passed away Saturday, Jan. 2. University Athletics Department... — Updated 1/7/2021


Eagles football signs 17 to letters of intent

CHENEY – Eastern Washington University football signed 17 high school seniors to letters of intent during the national signing period last Wednesday, Dec. 16. The list includes... — Updated 1/7/2021


Prisoners, guards getting vaccinated at Airway Heights Corrections Center

AIRWAY HEIGHTS--Inmates and prison guards have begun receiving COVID-19 vaccinations at the Airway Heights Corrections Center. Staff and inmates have also received vaccinations at Coyote Ridge Corrections Center in Connell. 1,410... — Updated 12/29/2020


Cheney's McGourin commits to University of Montana

MISSOULA – Cheney High School senior Ben McGourin signed a letter of intent to play football where his older brother is now playing — the University of Montana. Ben McGourin, 6... — Updated 12/24/2020


Discover creative, entertaining, informative programs in the new year

SPOKANE COUNTY – The Library District is offering programs in January that help express one’s creative side, explore entertaining games and online adventures and stay informed or learn new skills. Kids and families will see... — Updated 12/24/2020


Holy resumes on Senate higher education, law and justice legislative committees

OLYMPIA – Sen. Jeff Holy (R-Cheney) will continue in his role as Republican leader on the Senate Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee when the Washington... — Updated 12/24/2020


Dec. 31 property tax deadline is approaching fast

SPOKANE COUNTY – Taxpayers have until Dec.31 to pay their second half 2020 property taxes without late interest charges. The fall property tax deadline in Spokane County was previously extended for most taxpayers from Oct. 31 to... — Updated 12/24/2020


Airway Heights woman dies in U.S. 2 accident

AIRWAY HEIGHTS — A 40-year-old Airway Heights woman was killed in a two-car collision on U.S. Highway 2 Thursday evening, Dec. 10. According to a Washington State Patrol report, a 2003 GMC Envoy driven by Ashley L. Hamilton was... — Updated 12/17/2020


Spokane Valley man charged with vehicular assault

AIRWAY HEIGHTS – A Spokane Valley man was charged with reckless driving in a Friday, Dec. 12, afternoon collision that injured a city of Spokane couple. According to a Washington State Patrol press memo, a white 2012 Ford Escape... — Updated 12/17/2020


Airway Heights woman dies in Thursday crash

AIRWAY HEIGHTS — A local woman was killed in a two-car collision on U.S. Highway 2 on Thursday evening. Ashley L. Hamilton, 40, died of her injuries at a Spokane medical center. According to a Washington State Patrol report, a... — Updated 12/15/2020


COVID-19 cancels Eagles men's game at UNLV

CHENEY – University of Nevada-Las Vegas Athletics announced Dec. 8 that its scheduled men’s basketball game against Eastern Washington has been canceled. The game was scheduled to take place Wednesday, Dec. 9 at 6:30 p.m. at... — Updated 12/10/2020


Avista customers in Sprague to experience a planned power outage

SPOKANE — Approximately 480 Avista electric customers in the town of Sprague and the surrounding area will experience a planned power outage on Tuesday, Dec 15. The planned outage will begin at 2 a.m. and end at 4 a.m. No road... — Updated 12/9/2020


Broemmeling named director of business development

Spokane -- Former West Plains Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Toby Broemmeling has been named the new director of business development at business coaching and consulting services firm Champion Empire. According to a news... — Updated 12/9/2020


Former Airway Heights Corrections Center guard claims he was fired for wearing 'Black Lives Matter' shirt

AIRWAY HEIGHTS--A former on-call guard at the corrections center is suing the Department of Corrections, claiming that he was fired for wearing a "Black Lives Matter" T-Shirt. Enow-Tambong Agbor-Baiyee was hired into the position... — Updated 12/4/2020


Davenport woman injured in Airway Heights crash

AIRWAY HEIGHTS – Two people were injured, including a 26-year-old Davenport, Wash. woman, in a two-car collision Wednesday evening, Nov. 25, on State Route 2. According to a Washington State Patrol press memo, a 2010 Subaru... — Updated 12/3/2020


EWU professor and former Eagle Raphael Guillory passes away

CHENEY – Raphael Guillory, the starting free safety on the first Eastern Washington University team to win the Big Sky Conference football championship, passed away Sunday, Nov.... — Updated 12/3/2020


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