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EWU Gallery of Art presents Katie Creyts' 'Everland' exhibition

Eastern Washington University Gallery of Art is pleased to present "Everland," an exhibition of recent works by Katie Creyts, Sept. 27 through Oct. 25. The artist will give a lecture on Wednesday,...

 

EWU offers new online master's in special education

Eastern Washington University has announced the launch of an addition to its current graduate programs – a 100 percent online, accelerated Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Special Education. Students can begin applying to the M.Ed. in Special Educati...

 

Eastern is named a top college for diversity

Eastern Washington University is a recipient of the 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, a national honor recognizing colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding...

 

Getting ready

Cheney's cheerleaders prepare to welcome the Blackhawks football team prior to their Sept. 14 game against Shadle Park at Eastern Washington University's Roos Field. Cheney prevailed 42-40 for a...

 

Dyed in the face fan

This Eastern Washington University football fan was all in with his support of the Eagles last Saturday in Pullman. But there was not much anyone could do to stem the “Air Raid” offense that dismantled Eastern 59-24 at Martin...

 

Cheney District reaches agreement with teachers

After months of negotiations and more than 25 meetings, the Cheney School District and its teachers’ union avoided a strike and reached a tentative deal on a new collective bargaining agreement on Monday, Sept. 10. The Cheney Education Association...

 

Endeavors begins its mission in Medical Lake

The start of a school year means many new things lie ahead for students and staff. And for those at Endeavors, this is especially true. Endeavors you say? Just what is that? That is the new name for...

 

Opening week of school goes smoothly in Medical Lake

Even on a day when there have been little changes over the summer, glitches seem to find their way into things when school doors swing open for the new year. But in Medical Lake, where significant...

 

Former Cheney patrol officer takes on SRO duties at high school

Former patrol officer with the Cheney Police Department Dane Gilman has taken on a new role this year, filling the position of school resource officer at Cheney High School. Retired Sgt. Kelly Hembach has been the school’s SRO for several years,...

 

Wrapping up a purpose-driven career

When Sharon Throop saw the help wanted ad from the Cheney School District in a local newspaper, she thought such a position might carry something unique from other administrative posts. "Working for...

 

Luis Cruz addresses Cheney staff on reaching students

Not even a fire alarm and a brief evacuation could keep the teachers of the Cheney School District from switching roles and becoming students for the day on Aug. 23. The district welcomed renowned...

 

Cheney's Michelle Larson receives doctorate

The University of Wyoming announced in an Aug. 2 news release that former Cheney resident Michele D. Larson had been awarded her doctorate at the completion of the 2018 spring semester. The University of Wyoming provides quality undergraduate and...

 

Airway Heights plans to move Sunset Park telemetry

The Airway Heights City Council at their Aug. 20 meeting approved a project to move water telemetry equipment from the restrooms in Sunset Park to another location and demolish the restroom building. Telemetry equipment that gives the city’s...

 

Cheney works to support low-income students

A study released this summer by Johns Hopkins University found that supporting low-income students and families is key to boosting district graduation rates, and school officials say Cheney is already taking steps to do just that this upcoming...

 

Class gathering

The Cheney High School class of 1978 held its 40th reunion over the Aug. 3-4 weekend. The gathering began Friday afternoon with a "Best Ball" golf tournament at the Fairways Golf Course, followed by...

 

Medical Lake Dollars for Scholars earns $5,000 grant

Medical Lake’s Dollars for Scholars chapter received a $5,000 grant to augment the work it does in the community. Now comes time to figure out how volunteers can put that money into motion. Scholarship America is the parent organization to Dollars...

 

Public comments sought on regional transportation projects

The Spokane Regional Transportation Council’s board of directors is seeking public input on prioritizing a list of $98 million worth of transportation projects in the region, including over $11.15 million worth on the West Plains. The board has app...

 

Cheney School District welcomes new hires

The Cheney School District has hired about 49 new employees this year, many of whom have several years of experience in other districts....

 

Futurism in food

L.J. Klinkenberg is feeding your kids lentils. The internationally-recognized executive chef turned director of nutrition services for Cheney School District has proven to be a powerful force for... Full story

 

Taking a closer peek at ML's school budget

While many staff members have been enjoying their summer break, Medical Lake central administrators like Superintendent Tim Ames and Chad Moss, director of finance, have been involved in getting things in line for 2018-19. For Ames, that has meant...

 

Cheney elementary registration underway

Registration for kindergarteners and new elementary students in the Cheney School District began Monday, Aug. 13, at all local elementary schools. Registering students before school starts is convenient for parents and for the school district, said S...

 

Cheney to destroy special education records

In accordance with state law, the Cheney school district will be destroying past students’ special education records unless they hear from the child’s parent or guardian by Sept. 30. Under state and federal law, special education records must be...

 

Cheney names Andrus director of support services

Cheney Public Schools announced in an Aug. 2 news release that Dr. Robin Andrus has been selected as the new Director Of Student Support Services. Andrus was selected for the assistant director position in June after an extensive interview process,...

 

Call leads Cheney FBLA club with second place at nationals

The Cheney High School FBLA Club (Future Business Leaders of America) finished their trip to the National FBLA Leadership conference a couple of weeks ago. The chapter had 14 members compete in eight...

 

Eastern breaks ground on its new science center

The long wait is over for those pursuing study in science and technology at Eastern Washington University as the school broke ground on its long-awaited Interdisciplinary Science Center (ISC) July...

 

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