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LIVE CHAT: EWU football 9/6

Join EWU beat writer Ryan Collingwood as he attempts to answer your questions

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 6:31 p.m.

Gonzaga completes nonconference schedule with Central Washington, Texas Southern

Gonzaga filled out its men’s basketball schedule with an exhibition game against Central Washington and a home contest against Texas Southern.

Seattle area’s economic boom splashes over the Cascades, bringing work and worries

For Subsplash, a small Seattle-based maker of social apps for churches, the decision to open a second campus in Wenatchee this fall was easy. The Central Washington town has better …

Utility worker dies in accident at central Washington dam

The Chelan Public Utility District says an employee has died while working at a hydroelectric dam south of Wenatchee.

Evacuation notices lifted in Central Washington fire

Authorities in Grant County have lifted all evacuation notices as crews work to contain a wildfire burning grass and brush in Central Washington.

UPDATED: Wed., May 16, 2018, 10:01 p.m.

Northeast, central Washington residents prepare for flooding over the weekend

Eastern Washingtonians near rivers in including Okanogan, Kettle and Pend Oreille are preparing for high flood levels starting this weekend.

Guest Opinion: Neal Kirby: New levy laws unfair to rural schools

The local levies the richest districts can collect each year is 66 percent more per student than what the poorest districts can collect.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 10:23 p.m.

New charging stations to relieve ‘range anxiety’ in central Washington

Electric vehicle drivers in the center of the state should have some of their “range anxiety” eased with plans for nine new fast-charging stations.

Scott Hutsell: State aims to catch up on deferred maintenance

Many smaller communities, especially in Central and Eastern Washington, need access to low-cost financing and technical assistance to maintain or build vital public projects.

East Wenatchee house fire leaves woman critical, about 20 animals dead

Douglas County firefighters pulled an unconscious woman from a burning home early Saturday, but couldn’t save approximately eight dogs and 12 cats who perished in the blaze.

Here’s three games from 1995 that proved OT rule was needed to get ties out of college football

For all the fond memories of yesteryear, the final season when ties were allowed in college football – 1995 – was a reminder of why they went away. The ties …

College football: Whitworth whips Chapman as Duke DeGaetano scores three TDs

Duke DeGaetano and the Whitworth Pirates were sharp Saturday night in their final test before beginning their Northwest Conference schedule. DeGaetano ran for 159 yards on 25 carries and scored …

2nd Paradiso festival-goer dies in hospital

A second man has died after becoming ill at the Paradiso Music Festival in Central Washington, possibly due to drug use or heat exhaustion, the British Columbia Coroners Service confirmed …

UPDATED: Mon., June 29, 2015, 2:16 p.m.

Ammonia warning lifted in Wenatchee

Officials in Wenatchee say ammonia that was leaking from a fruit-packing plant that burned has dissipated and people nearby no longer need to shelter in place. Crews continue to working …

Area college football: Dustin Rinker scores four TDs as Carroll wins Frontier, heads to playoffs

Dustin Rinker ran for 170 yards and four touchdowns and No. 2 Carroll secured the Frontier Conference title for the second-straight year after a 69-12 rout of College of Idaho …

No. 5 Wildcats pummel Pirates 65-13

Sam Riddle threw for five touchdowns and fifth-ranked Linfield racked up 719 yards of total offense in a 65-13 Northwest Conference win over Whitworth Saturday at Maxwell Field in McMinnville, …

Lutes overcome slow start for NWC victory

Pacific Lutheran got its offense clicking after a sluggish start and the 15th-ranked Lutes raced past Lewis & Clark 42-21 in a Northwest Conference football game Saturday afternoon in Puyallup, …

Chapman pulls away from Whitworth

Michael Lahey threw for three scores and ran for another as Chapman pulled away in the fourth quarter and beat Whitworth 38-17 in a nonconference game Saturday night in Orange, …

Whitworth Pirates win season finale to even NWC record

Led by Ronnie Thomas, the Whitworth football team wrapped up the 2011 season on a good note. Thomas scored two of his three touchdowns in the final 6 minutes and …

Lewis & Clark ends Whitworth’s dominance with victory

Whitworth’s 12-game winning streak over Lewis & Clark came to an end Saturday as the Pioneers beat the Pirates 30-22 in a Northwest Conference football game at Griswold Stadium in …

Carroll gets back on track with win over Montana Western

The defending NAIA national champion Carroll Fighting Saints got back on track after a loss a week ago with a 35-13 rout over Montana Western Saturday in Dillon, Mont. Carroll’s …