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Business Going Well for Cheney’s Local Pot Shop

Business Going Well for Cheney’s Local Pot Shop

February 16

After a delayed opening, LUCID, Cheney’s sole marijuana dispensary, began operations in December. The opening came after a transition, in which 3 Green ...

EWU mens basketball outlasts Portland State in 3 OT thriller, 130-124 (Feb. 4)

EWU mens basketball outlasts Portland State in 3 OT thriller, 130-124 (Feb. 4)

February 5

  EWU defeated Portland State in a wild and historic 3 OT game. Forwards Bogdan Bliznyuk and Jake Wiley each scored 45 points, tying the school...

Immigration Protest at EWU (Jan. 31)

Immigration Protest at EWU (Jan. 31)

February 2

  Immigration Protest at EWU's Campus Mall on January 31, 2017.

A century in our hometown

By Logan Stanley, Staff writer

October 7

Filed under Centennial, News

Early 1900s to World War II Era The Cheney community experienced its first serious fatal accident. On February 20, Engine 21 of North Coast Limited rammed into a steel passenger caTher, which was then driven 50 feet into the wooden Pullman sleeper car that lay ahead. At least four people were killed. When World War I rolled around, we see the generosity, or in this c...

Yoke’s replaces Cheney Trading Company

Yoke’s replaces Cheney Trading Company

October 3

“Our fresh meat program and our certified Hereford beef is bar none probably the best meat in town for sure.” Chad Moses, Yoke's Store Manager.

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Cheney unites “12” fans when Seahawks visit Roos Field

Cheney unites “12” fans when Seahawks visit Roos Field

June 27

Sunday afternoon was an eventful one for the NFL fans of Cheney. Two recently signed players of the Seahawks returned to the once training camp, Roos Field...

EWU administers ‘very explicit’ Title IX survey to assess prevalence of sexual assault on campus

EWU administers ‘very explicit’ Title IX survey to assess prevalence of sexual assault on campus

May 26

EWU officials administered a voluntary and anonymous Title IX survey in hopes of improving prevention and response activities for sexual violence. The...

EPIC puts on new Memorial Day weekend trip

EPIC puts on new Memorial Day weekend trip

May 25

EPIC trips will offer students time to explore, relax and soak in the beauty of nature this Memorial Day weekend. EPIC Adventures will be giving students...

Swim Time floats in first quarter

By Siobhan Ebel, contributing writer

May 20

Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Spring quarter saw the introduction of two new classes to the physical education program, Swim Time I and Swim Time II. Like Fast Fitness and Climb Time, Swim Time allows students to work out on their own time for credit. Swim Time I requires students record a minimum of 20 hours swimming over the course of the quarter. In addition to the 20 hours swimming, Swim Time...

Heart over height

By RayJaun Stelly, contributing writer

May 20

Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

When thinking of the Tacoma mentality, instantly icons such as Isaiah Thomas, Avery Bradley and Abdul Gaddy come to mind. “My attitude is just trying to get better and be the best player I can be. I feel like I can play at the highest level so I have to prove it,” said Abdul Gaddy, Tacoma native and professional basketball player. “I carry Tacoma with me always because ...

Eagle Athletic Fund expected to grow

By Riley Baker, staff writer

May 20

Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The Eagle Athletic Fund (EAF) plays a big role in the athletic department’s internal revenue, and it is expecting the fund to double, if not triple, in the not-so-distant future. The prior booster system, the Eagle Athletic Association (EAA), was formed in 1983 and was the main booster system in place. The only drawback was there was no room for expansion; the EAA simply...

EWU students find a place in Cheney to cool off

EWU students find a place in Cheney to cool off

May 20

Grab the sunblock and the fishing pole because Cheney has a hot spot EWU students are taking advantage of to cool off, fish, kick back with friends and...

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