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UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 6 p.m.

Former Eastern Washington star Jacob Wiley signs with Australia’s Adelaide 36ers

Wiley, who recently played in the NBA Summer League for the Dallas Mavericks, has signed a one-year deal with Australia’s Adelaide 36ers.


UPDATED: Tue., July 31, 2018, 9:11 p.m.

Gage Gubrud named to STATS FCS preseason All-American third-team

Gubrud, who is 17-6 as a starter, has totaled 9,441 yards of offense, 8,568 passing yards and was the 2016 Big Sky Conference’s offensive player of the year.


UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018, 8:07 p.m.

Nation’s top senior athletes in Cheney this week for USATF Masters Championships

Thursday through Sunday, the USATF Masters Outdoor Championships in Cheney will showcase around 900 athletes in 15 age divisions; 400 . have qualified for the World Masters Championships in Spain …


UPDATED: Mon., July 16, 2018, 8:17 p.m.

Eastern Washington picked first in Big Sky media and coaches polls

The Eagles were picked first in the both the preseason Big Sky Conference coaches and media polls released Monday. It’s the first time the program was first in both polls …


UPDATED: Sun., July 8, 2018, 7:06 p.m.

Former Eastern Washington star Bogdan Bliznyuk signs with Israel club

A day before he was slated to make his NBA Summer League debut with the Los Angeles Clippers, former Eastern Washington guard Bogdan Bliznyuk signed a multiyear deal with Israel’s …


UPDATED: Thu., June 28, 2018, 5:19 p.m.

Former Eastern Washington star Jacob Wiley joins Dallas Mavericks’ NBA Summer League team

Former Eastern Washington basketball star Jacob Wiley will play for the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA Summer League, the team announced Thursday.


UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018, 1:12 a.m.

New EWU volleyball coach Leslie Flores-Cloud embraces challenges

Leslie Flores-Cloud isn’t afraid of hard work. It’s one of the reasons she has swiftly climbed the coaching ladder. As a player, she put in the time to help NCAA …


UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018, 8:54 p.m.

Former Eastern Washington hoops star Bogdan Bliznyuk awaits his professional destination

Bogdan Bliznyuk, the Big Sky Conference’s all-time leading scorer, will likely know his first professional destination following today’s NBA Draft. The 6-foot-6 guard is projected to go either undrafted or …


Investigation of Eastern Washington volleyball uncovers series of concerns

The Eastern Washington University volleyball program is in tatters following a school investigation into an alleged improper payment to a player, fired coaches, missing cash from a program account and …


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.


UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018, 5:29 p.m.

Flooding in Eastern Washington reaches emergency level

Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed a state of emergency for counties in the eastern part of the state that are experiencing severe flooding.


Crippling elk hoof disease found in Eastern Washington

A crippling disease that causes severe limping in elk has been found for the first time on the east side of Washington’s Cascade Range.


Eastern Washington’s Lynn Hickey helped pave path to national prominence for women’s college basketball

When Chennedy Carter hit a winning shot last weekend to send Texas A&M to the Spokane Regional, she thanked her coaches, her teammates and all the fans in Aggieland. Perhaps …


UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 6:50 p.m.

Eastern Washington’s Bogdan Bliznyuk named Big Sky Conference MVP

Eastern Washington forward Bogdan Bliznyuk was honored Monday as the Big Sky Conference Most Valuable Player, joining former Eagles Alvin Snow, Rodney Stuckey and Jacob Wiley as conference MVPs.


Paul Turner: Eastern Washington could gain respect with simple name change – statehood not required

We ought to abandon the “ern” and start referring to our side of the Evergreen State as “East Washington.”


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 10:38 p.m.

‘A wait-and-see kind of a situation’: How the federal government shutdown would be felt in Eastern Washington, North Idaho

Federal offices in Eastern Washington and North Idaho are preparing for a potential government shutdown as lawmakers


AMA should stop trying to limit nurse practitioners

The American Medical Association should halt this protectionist effort and partner with nurse practitioners to improve health care quality and access for all.


Women’s basketball: Delaney Hodgins guides Eastern Washington to overtime win

Delaney Hodgins, who finished with game highs of 28 points and 12 rebounds, provided a last-second blocked shot Tuesday as Eastern Washington defeated Air Force 65-63 in overtime in nonconference …


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 9:38 p.m.

EWU tests Huskies before falling 79-69

Eleven missed free throws and 40 percent shooting by the Eastern Washington men’s basketball team helped Washington take a 79-69 victory on Sunday.


State taking positive steps to stem wildfires

The DNR plan points to prescribed burns, thinning and the steady harvesting of small-diameter trees to help restore forest health.


College volleyball notes: WSU enters rugged Pac-12 after strong preconference run

A quality record, a good feel for new lineup combinations and a ton of frequent flyer miles.


Eastern Washington women will host 14 basketball games this season

Eastern Washington women will host 14 basketball games this season


Big Sky capsules: Eli Dunne’s TD pass in OT gives Northern Iowa 45-38 win over Cal Poly

Eli Dunne threw four touchdowns, including the game-winner in overtime, and Northern Iowa beat Cal Poly 45-38 on Saturday in Cedar Falls, Iowa.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 8:43 p.m.

Washington State volleyball building off 2016 success

Success didn’t come overnight for the Washington State University volleyball program. It’s been a slow, steady build under coach Jen Greeny that resulted in 2016’s breakout season. The goal this …


How I almost became a believer: Exploring the Bigfoot phenomenon in Eastern Washington

In pitch-black darkness atop a mountain near Walla Walla, Cliff Barackman let loose the biggest howl I’ve ever heard.


Rattlesnake researchers raise vipers from the pits of human fear

From late April to early September, when other outdoor enthusiasts are doing their best to avoid Washington’s only venomous snake, J.D. Brooks and his fellow graduate students at Central Washington …


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.


Eastern Washington climbs into tie for first place in Big Sky

The Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team will be playing for at least a share of the Big Sky Conference regular season championship in two days. Eastern used runs of …


Tisha Phillips helps Eastern Washington women knock off Idaho State

Tisha Phillips scored 21 points and Eastern Washignton (8-7, 3-1) won their second Big Sky Conference game in a row, knocking off Idaho State (8-7, 2-2) 58-41 in Cheney on …


Area roundup: Trevon Bluiett leads No. 17 Xavier over Eastern Washington

Trevon Bluiett scored 16 points to lead five in double figures and No. 17 Xavier handled Eastern Washington 85-56 in a nonconference game on Tuesday in Cincinnati.