Stories tagged: Medical Lake
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 3:49 p.m.
Stagewest’s Children’s Theatre Workshop provides dramatic outlet for kids
She’s been at it for five years, and this year self-proclaimed loud-talker Kayla Ramsey received the role of Dorothy in the “Dorothy in Wonderland,” a play being put on by …
UPDATED: Sat., July 15, 2017, 11:04 p.m.
Airway Heights water contamination spurs talks for West Plains water deals
The City of Spokane is looking at ways to update its existing water agreement with Airway Heights and possibly adding Medical Lake to its list of customers. Contamination identified in …
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 8:49 p.m.
City Council members and police officer vie for Medical Lake mayor position
Medical Lake residents can choose among two longtime City Council members or a police officer to lead their city. On the August primary ballot three candidates, Shirley Maike, Laura Parsons …
Sun., June 18, 2017, 4 a.m.
Medical Lake Triathlon honors legacy of a Spokane dad
The city of Medical Lake honors the memory of a Spokane father who died during last year’s triathlon as the family hopes his legacy of fatherhood will continue on.
UPDATED: Fri., June 9, 2017, 7:32 p.m.
Eastern State Hospital patient captured after brief escape
Spokane police early Friday arrested a man who escaped from Eastern State Hospital. Dustin P. Leeds, 39, was last seen at the mental hospital in Medical Lake about 8 p.m. …
Mon., May 29, 2017
Plight of World War I veteran brings family together for Memorial Day
Some 79 years after he fell off a fishing boat and sank into obscurity, World War I veteran Henry Hartman finally had funeral services Thursday with full military honors in …
Wed., May 24, 2017, 5:19 p.m.
Medical Lake record-breaking sprinters Lexi Rolan, Keyhon Ross vie for gold
Gene Blankenship knows he’s a blessed man. The Medical Lake track and field coach has the best male and female sprinters in school history.
UPDATED: Tue., May 23, 2017, 11:28 a.m.
Driver seriously injured in head-on crash near Medical Lake
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office says a driver was hospitalized with serious injuries after a head-on collision Tuesday morning near Medical Lake.
UPDATED: Tue., March 14, 2017, 10:57 p.m.
Woman’s body found in Medical Lake house fire
A woman was found dead in the debris of a one-story home that burned early Tuesday in Medical Lake.
Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 9:10 p.m.
Hoquiam ends Medical Lake boys’ season in 1A regional
Hoquiam defeated Medical Lake 90-75 on Saturday in Cheney in a boys 1A regional matchup, sending Hoquiam back to state in Yakima. Medical Lake’s season is over.
Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
District 7 1A basketball: Freeman, Newport move on to regionals
The Freeman Scotties weathered a flurry of shots from Medical Lake in the third quarter and came away with a 71-58 win in the District 7 1A championship game Tuesday …
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 2:54 p.m.
Wife, son of Fairchild airman killed when train collides with pickup
The wife and teenage son of a Fairchild Air Force Base airman were killed Saturday morning when the pickup truck they were in was hit by a BNSF train near …
Sun., Sept. 11, 2016, 3 a.m.
Spokane-area high schoolers talk about how 9/11 has shaped their lives
Students from East Valley, Medical Lake and Ferris High Schools share what 9/11 means to them, and how the date has shaped their lives.
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016, 3 a.m.
Northeast A: Colville still the team to beat
Until anyone can upend Colville, the Indians are the team to beat in Northeast A.
Sat., June 18, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: For a good road trip, look no farther than Spokane County, columnist says
From our archives, 100 years ago An anonymous columnist in the Auto section of the paper made a bold prediction: “About 200 years from now, this Northwest lake country will …
Thu., May 26, 2016, 7:31 p.m.
Freeman faces nemesis Hoquiam in State 1A baseball semifinals
The Freeman Scotties (21-3), who have come close the last two years to winning their first state baseball title, have another shot at the feat when they play Friday at …
Thu., March 3, 2016, 8:05 p.m.
Defense guides Freeman’s boys into State 1A semifinal
Freeman made the most of its first trip to the state basketball tournament since 2010, advancing to the boys State 1A semifinals with a 60-47 win over Hoquiam Friday morning …
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 10:33 p.m.
1A/2A boys basketball: Medical Lake, Clarkston advance
Medical Lake is back in the state basketball tournament for the first time in 11 years thanks to a lethal strike by the young man they call the Sidewinder.
Tue., Jan. 19, 2016, 10:40 p.m.
Boys basketball roundup: Maine guides Freeman past Medical Lake
Ryan Maine made 9 of 15 shots, including 6 of 11 3-pointers, and scored 29 points to help lead Freeman past Medical Lake 66-53 in a Northeast A League game …
Sat., Jan. 16, 2016, 11:05 p.m.
Boys basketball roundup: Medical Lake’s Wagner dumps 41 on Riverside
Medical Lake’s Cory Wagner got out to a sizzling start in the Cardinals’ 85-33 Northeast A League win over visiting Riverside on Saturday night. Wagner, a senior, scored 25 first-quarter …
Wed., Nov. 25, 2015
West Spokane artists’ studio tour set for
On Saturday, during the sixth annual Slightly West of Spokane Artists Studio Tour, more than a dozen artists will be hoping that Small Business Saturday is catching on, since you …
Thu., Oct. 8, 2015
100 years ago in Spokane: Five inmates escape state asylum; city celebrates beloved suffragist
From our archives, 100 years ago Five “insane criminals” made a bloody escape from the state asylum at Medical Lake and two of them −a murderer and burglar − remained …
Thu., Sept. 3, 2015
Northeast A: Freeman picked to return to the top
All of the signs pointed to Freeman last year. The Scotties, basking in the glow from their 2013 State 1A title, opened last season on the national radar, ranked 25th …
Thu., Aug. 27, 2015
Former prep football coach Jerry Connors passes away
Central Valley High School football coach Rick Giampietri remembers his mentor, Jerry Connors, as an innovator. “He changed his offense based on the kids he had,” Giampietri said. “One year …
Tue., Aug. 4, 2015, 4:17 p.m.
Jack Spring, former major league pitcher, dies
Jack Russell Spring, a left hander who pitched in the same bullpen as Satchel Paige and against Mickey Mantle before returning home and coaching West Valley to the Spokane area’s …
Thu., July 30, 2015
New bridge planned at Deep Creek
A patched-up timber bridge on Christensen Road spanning Deep Creek is being replaced in a $1 million project. The bridge, built in 1958, was recently demolished. A structure made of …
Thu., June 4, 2015
Triathlon runners reach finish thanks to full support
This is the last in a six-part series of stories chronicling the adventures of a 57-year-old sportswriter as he trains for his first triathlon. Part six: Reaching the finish line…
Sat., May 30, 2015
Rehm has a good morning after 1A 1,600 win
Domenic Rehm didn’t like running the 1,600 meters in the morning. That was until Friday morning when the Medical Lake senior torched his final 400 meters en route to his …
Thu., May 21, 2015
Jim Allen prepares for his first triathlon
This is the fifth in a six-part series entitled “Tri, tri again,” in which a 57-year-old sportswriter attempts to complete his first triathlon. The end is near… Triathlon training has …
Thu., May 7, 2015
Jim Allen’s Tri, tri again Part Four: Body, wallet incur blows for sake of triathlon
This is the fourth in a six-part series of stories titled “Tri, tri again,” chronicling the adventures of a 57-year-old sportswriter as he trains for his first triathlon. The investment …