Stories tagged: Eastern Washington
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 12:24 p.m.
Could a megafire similar to those menacing California erupt in Spokane? Expert says ‘It’s just a matter of time’
Washington and the rest of the Pacific Northwest have been dealing with an increasingly extended and costly fire season – spurred by rising temperatures due to climate change. This year …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 11:18 p.m.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Lisa Brown have been battling unofficially for more than a year in one of several contests nationwide that Democrats hope will shift control of Congress.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 11:07 p.m.
As a player, second-year Eastern Washington head coach Shantay Legans often locked up with the nation’s premier basketball institutions. Legans has never crossed paths with longtime power Syracuse, though. That …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 4, 2018, 10:10 p.m.
Theft and defacement of campaign signs may be at an all-time high in the 5th Congressional District.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 8:46 a.m.
Week 8 Big Sky conference football predictions
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 9:12 p.m.
Eastern Washington, which returns four starters from last year’s 20-12 squad but lost the conference’s all-time leading scorer, Bogdan Bliznyuk, was picked fourth in both polls, where it finished last …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 9:51 a.m.
Democrat Lisa Brown reported taking in $2.2 million in a feverish two months of campaigning following her second-place finish in August’s blanket primary. Republican Cathy McMorris Rodgers added $1.4 million …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 11:58 a.m.
Join EWU beat writer Ryan Collingwood as he attempts to answer your questions
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 6:39 p.m.
Week 1 predictions for Big Sky Conference football teams.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 7:12 p.m.
Meyer had a blood-alcohol level of .108, according to WSP. He was detained and charged with speeding and misdemeanor DUI, but wasn’t booked into jail.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 9:35 p.m.
Roldan Alcobendas, the Eagles’ kickoff and place-kicker the last three seasons, hopes for similar results. He’ll be punting this fall, too.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 10:56 a.m.
Shadle Park senior sharpshooter Jacob Groves announced his verbal commitment to EWU on Sunday, where he’ll join his 6-foot-9 redshirt freshman brother, Tanner Groves.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 11:42 a.m.
The Eagles are a spot ahead of Big Sky Conference rival Weber State, the poll’s eighth-ranked team. Montana is No. 25, and Northern Arizona, Idaho and Southern Utah received votes.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, 2:54 a.m.
As high-powered as Eastern Washington’s offense has been, its defense is often ahead of the curve in early August.
Sun., Aug. 5, 2018, 4:45 a.m.
The seven-term congresswoman reached out to state Rep. Matt Shea this year, a legislator seen as a mouthpiece for the libertarian, constitutionalist wing of the Republican Party. Lisa Brown, the …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 6 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 …
Sat., June 2, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
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.
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.
Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed a state of emergency for counties in the eastern part of the state that are experiencing severe flooding.
Sat., April 28, 2018, 2:27 p.m.
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.
Wed., March 21, 2018, 5:40 p.m.
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 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.
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 5 a.m.
We ought to abandon the “ern” and start referring to our side of the Evergreen State as “East Washington.”