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 By Roger Harnack    News

Eastern Washington Council of Governments to meet Friday

DAVENPORT - The Eastern Washington Council of Governments will hear from Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers and discuss regional issues when it meets at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31.... — Updated 1/30/2020

 By Roger Harnack    News

Stranger Pack wolf killed in Idaho

HUNTERS – A Stranger Pack wolf that wandered into Idaho has been killed. According to the state Department of Fish and Wildlife's report Monday, the wolf was “legally... — Updated 1/13/2020

 By Roger Harnack    News

Three Eastern Washington wolves tracked out-of-state

ELK – State officials say three wolves from Eastern Washington have been tracked out-of-state. According to state Department of Fish and Wildlife wolf report released Monday,... — Updated 12/9/2019

 By Roger Harnack    News

Local wolf sightings on the increase

CHENEY – There's been a slight increase in the number of wolves reported in southern Spokane County this year. According to the state Department of Fish and Wildlife's wolf... — Updated 11/6/2019

 By Roger Harnack    News

State sharpshooters kill wolf near Pomeroy

POMEROY -- The state Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Oct. 4 that sharpshooters had a killed a Grouse Flats wolf a week prior. The adult female wolf was shot Sept. 25,... — Updated 10/5/2019 Full story

 By FRANK WATSON    Opinion

The myth of safety and security in these United States

I had a wonderful opportunity in 2000. I was selected as part of Spokane’s sister city educational exchange, and taught English in the Japanese public school system. One of my students was considering applying to be an exchange... — Updated 9/12/2019

 By Roger Harnack    News

State: Wolf killed calf near Pomeroy

POMEROY -- State officials confirmed today, Sept. 9, that a 450-pound calf in a private, fenced pasture was killed by a wolf on or about Aug. 30. The state Department of Fish and... — Updated 9/9/2019 Full story


John Mill: A Washington Territory Pioneer

When John and Emma Mill moved into the new house not all six of their children moved into the house with them. Their daughters Ella, Mary and son Perry moved in with them. It is thought that Roy and Boone had their own places to... — Updated 4/4/2019


EWU's Big Sky basketball schedule released

As expected, the 2018-19 schedule of games in the Big Sky Conference for the Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team will have a few twists and turns. The schedule was announced by the league on July 24, and includes... — Updated 7/26/2018

 By FRANK WATSON    Opinion

We need to save humanity in order to save this planet of ours

I drove over to Wenatchee last week for a meeting. As is normal for me when I travel alone, I enjoyed the countryside and day-dreamed most of the way. As I drove pass the irrigation canals, forests of electric transmission lines... — Updated 2/22/2018


News Briefs

Cheney Christmas kids gifts registration begins The Cheney Outreach Center has begun registration for the annual Christmas Gifts for Cheney Kids program. The registration period runs through 11:30 a.m., Dec. 13. Registration takes... — Updated 11/16/2017


Looking Back

10 Years Ago Oct. 4, 2007 Medical Lake citizens and local developers clashed over a proposed rezone before members of the Planning Commission during a near three-hour public hearing... — Updated 10/5/2017


News briefs

New works on display at EWU gallery Eastern Washington University Gallery of Art is displaying new works by artist Garrick Simonsen beginning Sept. 27 and running through Oct. 26. Simonsen will give a lecture on Sept. 27 at the... — Updated 9/21/2017

 By AL STOVER    Opinion

Dear West Plains: So long and thanks for all the lessons

Well West Plains, it’s been a fun three and a half years. Some folks already know this, but I am going to be leaving the Cheney Free Press and going to work as a staff reporter for The Ritzville-Adams County Journal. To put this... — Updated 7/6/2017


Stephen Barrett Stout

Stephen Barrett Stout, also known as "Blueberry" or "Kindler" passed away July 27, 2016, at his home in Ashland, Ore. after a brief illness. He was born Oct. 9, 1943 in Iowa City,... — Updated 10/13/2016 Full story


Eagles fall in CBI semifinals at Nevada

A sensational first half just wasn’t enough for the Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team to advance in the College Basketball Invitational. Playing without the school’s all-time leader scorer because of an inju... — Updated 3/24/2016

 By AL STOVER    Opinion

Violent incidents at Trump rallies will only escalate

I figured events like political rallies can get heated when you have people with differing opinions gathered into one place, but I’ve never expected them to turn into something like a hostile school playground or a soccer riot. D... — Updated 3/17/2016

 By PHIL KIVER    Opinion

CNN's Wolf Blitzer needs fact-checking intern

We rely on the media to keep our leaders honest and accountable. Sadly the last debate showed that the moderators are either stupid or lazy. Here are a few examples of the lack of knowledge by the candidates and the hosts. Jeb... — Updated 12/24/2015


Roger E. Harman

Roger E. Harman passed away Nov. 23, 2015 at Hospice House of Spokane. He was born in Devil’s Lake, N.D., on May 18, 1934, the first child of Merle and Warren Harman. Roger grew up in Malad City and Harrison, Idaho. The family... — Updated 12/10/2015 Full story


Don't extend Patriot Act without changes

Reprinted from the Orange County Register The House this past Thursday adjourned for its week-long Memorial Day recess leaving uncertain the fate of three provisions of the USA Patriot Act scheduled to expire June 1. Sen. John... — Updated 5/28/2015


Robert "Bob" W. England

Robert "Bob" W. England, age 83, longtime Sunnyside and Cheney resident passed away on Sunday, March 2, 2015 in Richland, Wash.  Bob was born on May 5, 1931 in Grandview, Wash.,... — Updated 3/12/2015 Full story


Westwood Middle School announces fall quarter honor roll

EIGHTH GRADE 4.0 — Jordan M. Agee, Avienda R. Anderson, Brittney E. Barnes, Jacob H. Berman, Nicolas J. Berman, Crystalee J. Burts, Camden J. Butikofer, Katherine M. Clemens, Alyson J. Dassow, Wyatt C. Ekstrom, Kaitren J.... — Updated 2/26/2015

 By Al Stover    Opinion

Lessons I learned while I wore a wrestling singlet

Sometimes it’s difficult to pin down a subject that you want to write about and your muse advises you to dig into the memory banks and churn out a story before deadline. I like to call these “reflective commentaries” where I... — Updated 11/25/2014

 By Al Stover    Sports

Wild horse race is dangerous, but entertaining spectacle at Stampede

This weekend I had a chance to make it out to the Bi-Mart Arena to enjoy a little bit of the Cheney Rodeo. I haven't been to many rodeos in my lifetime - in fact, this was the... — Updated 7/18/2014

 By AL STOVER    Opinion

When walking through life, always carry a pocketknife

I had intended to write this as a potential graduation commencement speech for Wolf Point High School, similar to Mary Schmich’s essay she wrote for The Chicago Tribune back in 1997 where she recommended that young folks wear... — Updated 6/12/2014


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