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Researchers track Roosevelt’s kokanee, sturgeon and walleyes

Anglers aren’t the only people stalking fish in Lake Roosevelt. Researchers have several projects under way in the 130-mile-long reservoir using radio telemetry to plot movements of kokanee, walleye and …


National spotlight on Eastern

The initial hype has subsided, but Eastern Washington University’s decision to replace the natural grass in Woodward Field with a red synthetic playing surface continues to stir interest and conversations …


EWU merges colleges to meet budget

Eastern Washington University expects to save about $500,000 a year by merging four academic colleges starting this summer. The decision to merge the College of Arts and Letters with the …


EWU breach could affect 130,000 students, grads

Eastern Washington University officials are notifying students from as far back as 1987 that computer records containing information about them, including Social Security numbers, have been breached.


Building the future

At first glance, the competition under way inside Eastern Washington University’s computer science building Saturday looked and sounded like a fierce athletic contest.


EWU computer science program has covered it all for 25 years

When Eastern Washington University started its computer science program, the boxy little Macintosh was making waves and personal computers were still exotic. A quarter-century later, things have changed a bit. …


EWU seniors showcase works

For their new exhibit, senior art students at Eastern Washington University truly began with a blank canvas. They created a gallery from the ground up – finding a vacant space …


Local economists see little, if any, turnaround in 2010

Inland Northwest residents should not expect much out of the region’s economy next year, forecasters John Mitchell and Grant Forsyth said Thursday.


Family man loved working at clinic

Family members of Michael Grant Cahill, a Spokane native killed at Fort Hood, Texas, on Thursday waited for hours after the shooting rampage with no word of his whereabouts. They …


Ex-Eastern volleyball star raising children, running business

As a record-breaking setter on Eastern Washington University’s volleyball team in the late 1980s, Suzanne Vick Paulsen was a focused, goal-driven and immensely energetic student athlete. And she retains that …


Fall enrollment up at Wash. public universities

Fall enrollment is up at Washington’s public universities this fall. Most of the increase comes from students who decided to stay in school rather than seeking their fortunes elsewhere in …


EWU sets enrollment record

Eastern Washington University has a record number of students this fall.


Restoration of hall feted at EWU

When the Hargreaves Library opened on what is now the Eastern Washington University campus in 1940, it was meant to usher in a new era for the school. Then-president Richard …


Filmmakers shoot in Cheney

A few Cheney landmarks saw action last week during filming of “Perfect Ten,” the first full-length feature movie by Seattle-based First Sight Productions. The company is owned by husband-and-wife team …


Grad students teach Airway Heights inmates creative writing

Students sit in folding chairs, listening in respectful silence to the reading of a short story written by one of their peers. Then a discussion, helped along by two instructors, …


Former city manager Novak dead at 68

Terry Novak, the Eastern Washington University professor of public administration whose candor and foresight helped shape Spokane during his 13 years as city manager, died Saturday at his home. He …


EWU marching orders could bring out amoebic band geezers

What in the sacred name of John Philip Sousa is going on inside the shallowed halls of my alma mater, Eastern Washington University? Bean counters have decided to save $30,000 …


End of the show

When the Eagles fight song rings out at EWU football games this fall, it’ll come from loudspeakers or maybe hired musicians – not the student marching band. The Eastern Washington …


Eastern silences Eagles marching band

When the Eagles fight song rings out at EWU football games this fall, it’ll come from loudspeakers or maybe hired musicians – not the student marching band. The Eastern Washington …


EWU, art world mourn artist, professor

The art world in Eastern Washington and across the country is mourning the loss of a premier Mexican-American artist and educator whose originality took him all the way to the …


Terrorism suspect studied at Eastern

A Somali-American indicted in an international terrorist plot lived in Cheney and attended Eastern Washington University. Abdifatah Yusuf Isse, 25, is in federal custody, accused with Salah Osman Ahmed, 26, …


Accused terrorist lived in Cheney

A Somali-American indicted in an international terrorist plot lived in Cheney and attended Eastern Washington University.


Friends of Library plans campus tour

The annual Eastern Washington University Friends of the Library walking tour of the campus on Monday offers a leisurely narrated stroll through the campus of the university that developed alongside …


Students present fruits of labor

In a two-day whirlwind of higher learning, Eastern Washington University held its 12th annual Research and Creative Works Symposium last week, showcasing the efforts of hundreds of students. With the …


Books2Eat invites food for thought

Sometimes a literary event is just for fun – and quite delicious. Eastern Washington University Friends of the Library will host the annual Books2Eat festival May 27 and the public …


EWU budget plan cuts $13.3 million, raises tuition

The Eastern Washington University board of trustees was presented with two budget scenarios Friday. The first, prepared by President Rodolfo Arévalo in consultation with faculty and staff, will likely be …


EWU president to reveal plan for cutting $26 million

Eastern Washington University President Rodolfo Arévalo will present his plan for cutting $26 million from the university’s budget over the next two years to the Board of Trustees on Friday.


EWU students rally against cuts

State university administrators are keeping budget plans close to their vests while Washington House and Senate negotiators decide whether impending higher education cuts will be bad news or very bad …


In brief: Motorist dies in crash on Seven Mile Road

A motorist was killed Thursday night following a head-on collision about 9 p.m. on Seven Mile Road near Inland Road. The victim’s car caught on fire after the collision, said …


Many feel threatened as state funding prospects fade

OLYMPIA – In Cheney, college administrators are going back into the classroom and teaching without extra pay. At the Crosswalk teen homeless shelter in Spokane, staffers wonder if they’ll have …