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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.

Area roundup: Hodgins tops 1,000 points in Eastern win over CS Fullerton

Delaney Hodgins became the 17th player in Eastern Washington women’s history to score 1,000 points as the Eagles continued their hot play of late with an 84-67 victory over Cal …

EWU beats Seattle in 2OT for 2nd time in 12 days

Bogdan Bliznyuk scored 31 points with 12 rebounds, Felix Von Hofe added 19 points and Eastern Washington defeated Seattle in double overtime for the second time in 12 days, pulling …

Locally: Former Central Valley star Madison Hovren tops Patriot League

It may have taken Madison Hovren a season to crack the starting lineup with the U.S. Military Academy’s women’s basketball team, but now that she’s there, the former Central Valley …

Area roundup: Erik Farias helps St. George’s beat Lakeside (WA)

Erik Farias finished one assist shy of a triple-double with 20 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists to help St. George’s overcome a shaky first quarter and beat visiting Lakeside …

Eastern women’s soccer edges Idaho for spot in Big Sky tournament title match

Sophomore Allison Raniere scored her first goal of the season with time running down Friday as Eastern Washington clinched a spot in the Big Sky Conference women’s soccer tournament title …

College basketball: Idaho men selected second in Big Sky preseason coaches’ poll

Idaho, which returns its top five scorers from last season, was selected No. 2 in the Big Sky Conference men’s basketball preseason coaches’ poll, the conference announced Friday.

EWU Eagles open conference volleyball season with 3-1 win over Montana Grizzlies

Jessica Gilbert hit .360 and had 11 kills, Sophie Miller handed out 40 assists and Eastern Washington flew past Montana for a 25-20, 19-25, 25-13, 15-11 victory in Missoula in …

WSU volleyball tries to carry winning ways into conference

Three titles in four volleyball tournaments, and a fourth just slipped through Washington State’s fingertips. Receiving votes in the national poll for three consecutive weeks. A 10-2 record, matching rival …

Area roundup: Idaho women top field at Cougar Cup

Area roundup: Idaho powered through Palouse Ridge Golf Course in Pullman to win the WSU Cougar Cup on Tuesday by four strokes over Washington State and Cal State-Fullerton – the …

Eastern Washington pulls off big upset over Washington State

PULLMAN – If the 2016 Washington State football season is as successful as the 2015 version, it will be a happy year for the Cougars and their fans.

But the …

Blanchette: Eastern deserves credit for showing talent, moxie

The biggest football victory in Eastern Washington football history … well, don’t kid yourselves. It was six years ago when there was a national championship at stake.

WSU-EWU: players of the game

Players of the game

WSU moments

WSU moments