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Westbound I-90 off-ramp to Medical Lake/SR 902 set to close this weekend

MEDICAL LAKE – The westbound Interstate 90 off-ramp at the Medical Lake/State Route 902 interchange will be closed this weekend as Washington State Department of Transportation crews remove and reconstruct the ramp. Travelers... — Updated 4/16/2021


Drug take back events in Cheney, Airway Heights

CHENEY — TALK 2 Healthy Choices Community Coalition and its partners are hosting a prescription drug take back event in conjunction with the annual Cheney Clean Sweep this Saturday, April 24. The event takes place from 10 a.m.... — Updated 4/15/2021


Temporary burn restrictions in parts of Eastern Washington

OLYMPIA - The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR), in cooperation with partner agencies, is implementing the following burn restrictions on DNR-protected lands... — Updated 4/15/2021 Full story


Parker Bowden earns second-straight athlete of the week

FARMINGTON, Utah — Making history every time he’s run a race thus far this season, Eastern Washington University hurdler Parker Bowden has earned a second-straight Big Sky Conference Track Athlete of The Week honor the... — Updated 4/1/2021


Ashlyn Blotzer named second team All-Big Sky

FARMINGTON, Utah — Eastern Washington University volleyball player Ashlyn Blotzer has been named Second Team All-Big Sky, as announced by the conference office March 30. This is the first All-Conference honor of the junior’s... — Updated 4/1/2021


Gold Star families gather for sign unveiling on SR 902

MEDICAL LAKE - Gold Star family members gathered Friday, March 19, in a small ceremony to unveil new signs designating State Route 902 as a Gold Star Memorial Highway. SR 902 is... — Updated 4/1/2021


Record-shattering performances earns Bowden Big Sky honors

CHENEY — Eastern Washington track and field senior Parker Bowden has been selected as this week’s Big Sky Conference Men’s Track Athlete of the Week, as announced by the... — Updated 3/26/2021


Washington's March 31 studded tire removal deadline is almost here

OLYMPIA — With spring almost here drivers have just a few more weeks to remove studded tires from their vehicles. The Washington State Department of Transportation reminds drivers that state law requires all studded tires to be... — Updated 3/26/2021


State to launch new round of small business grants

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Department of Commerce will open applications for Working Washington Grants: Round 4 on March 29. Business owners can find information about the program and a link to the application portal... — Updated 3/26/2021


EWU finds success in Willamette Valley

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Parker Bowden highlighted Eastern Washington University performances at the PNW Team Clash hosted by Oregon State University on Saturday, March 13.  A senior from Central Valley High School in Spokane Valley,... — Updated 3/18/2021


Linda Pearson named Senior Citizen Volunteer of the Year

MEDICAL LAKE – Linda Pearson has been named the Kiwanis Club's 2020 Senior Citizen Volunteer of the Year. Pearson was nominated by fellow resident Jean Auerbach and honored at... — Updated 3/18/2021


Kerr receives Classified Employee of the Year award

CHENEY - School District officials have announced that Salnave Elementary School paraeducator Saralynn Kerr has been named the district's Classified Employee of the Year. The... — Updated 3/18/2021


Medical Lake man injured in I-90 rollover

SPOKANE -- A Medical Lake man and his passenger were injured in an early morning one-car rollover accident on Interstate 90. According to a Washington State Patrol press memo, 35-year-old Steven D. Lassiter of Medical Lake was... — Updated 3/12/2021 Full story


Inslee announces move to Phase 3

OLYMPIA -- At a news conference this afternoon, Gov. Jay Inslee today announced that effective March 22, the entire state will enter Phase 3 of its Healthy Washington: Roadmap to Recovery. He also said evaluation of COVID-19... — Updated 3/11/2021 Full story


Spokane County Fire District 10 honors members

AIRWAY HEIGHTS – Spokane County Fire District 10 and the Sunset Volunteer Firefighters Association hosted their annual member awards appreciation banquet on Feb. 27. District officials said in a news release that while all... — Updated 3/11/2021


Mariah Boyle exhibit at EWU Gallery of Art

CHENEY – Eastern Washington University Gallery of Art presents In the Air and Underground, featuring the work of Mariah Boyle, March 17 through April 23, 2021. Boyle received her... — Updated 3/11/2021


Eagle women down Whitworth in net action

CHENEY — The Eastern Washington University women’s tennis squad hosted the Whitworth Pirates in its home opener of the 2021 spring season and secured a 7-0 victory on Feb. 26 at the Jim Thorpe Fieldhouse. Eastern collects its... — Updated 3/4/2021


Eastern looks to 'protect the red' against Lumberjacks

CHENEY - The difference between winning and losing can be razor thin.  Two Big Sky Conference teams who discovered that last week will tangle this Saturday (March 6) when... — Updated 3/4/2021


Eastern's Goffard, Winston named players of the week

FARMINGTON, Utah — A pair of Eastern Washington University soccer seniors have been named the Big Sky Conference Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office March 1.  McKaley Goffard earned... — Updated 3/4/2021


Seed packet bundles, Discover Passes at curbside pickup

SPOKANE — The Spokane County Library District is helping library customers with their outdoor activities and adventures. Customers can get started with gardening with seed packet bundles available at all Library District location... — Updated 3/4/2021


Local lawmakers advance foreclosure, health care worker protection bills

OLYMPIA — A pair of bills by local 6th District lawmakers addressing foreclosure protection and presumptive benefits for health care workers have advanced in their respective chambers. House Bill 1410, sponsored by Rep. Mike... — Updated 3/4/2021


Blackhawks FBLA qualifies 18 for state

CHENEY — The high school Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) competed in at the 2021 virtual Northeast Regional Winter Conference in early February. According to news... — Updated 3/4/2021


Spokane County Library District to re-open buildings to the public

SPOKANE COUNTY — Library district officials have announced that all libraries in the county will re-open buildings to the public on Monday, March 8. “We are looking forward to opening and assisting library customers in... — Updated 2/25/2021


McKinstry Foundation donates $500,000 to EWU's Catalyst program

CHENEY – Eastern Washington University has received a $500,000 donation from the McKinstry Charitable Foundation that will help drive faculty and student research at the new Catalyst building on the South Landing of the... — Updated 2/25/2021


EWU planning for mostly in-person fall courses

CHENEY — Eastern Washington University interim President David May has announced a target date of July 1 for the return of university staff to the Cheney campus. The university has already announced it is planning for the... — Updated 2/25/2021


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