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Vern Hopkins The old he-wolf was shaded up under the edge of a chokecherry bush. Ever testing the wind with his super-keen sense of smell, he was aware of everything that was happening in the meadow that stretched out below him. A... — Updated 10/14/2021


Medical Lake man injured in fiery SR 902 crash

MEDICAL LAKE — A local man was arrested after a fiery crash on State Route 902 last Friday night. According to the Washington State Patrol, 28-year-old Dustin Williams of Medical Lake was on SR 902 five miles west of Medical... — Updated 6/17/2021


Charles "Charlie" M Hansen

Charles "Charlie" M Hansen 1933 – 2021 Charles "Charlie" M Hansen, 88, passed away peacefully on Feb. 28, 2021 surrounded by his family. Charlie was born on Jan. 12, 1933 to Carl... — Updated 3/18/2021

 By Jamie Henneman    News

State takes over wolf management

COLVILLE--The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced in late October that it would be removing endangered species protections for wolves in the lower 48 states, essentially turning management of the predator fully to the state.... — Updated 12/30/2020


State takes over wolf management

COLVILLE – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced in late October that it would be removing endangered species protections for wolves in the lower 48 states, essentially... — Updated 12/17/2020


Reginald "Reggie" Nichols

Reginald "Reggie" Nichols went home to the Lord on November 18, 2 020 after a long, brave battle against pulmonary fibrosis. Reggie was born July 25, 1944 in Bloomfield, Mo. Upon... — Updated 12/3/2020 Full story

 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


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