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Chet’s Flowers help EWU give joy

Chet’s Flowers help EWU give joy

November 28, 2018

Chet’s Flowers, a local flower shop in Cheney,  made a first-time contribution on Nov. 27 for Giving Joy Day. “EWU Public Relations Students Society of ...

Alumni creating scholarship for communications students

Alumni creating scholarship for communications students

November 26, 2018

Alumni, businesses and other generous donors across the country have been giving back to the EWU community on Giving Joy Day since 2012. Giving Joy Day ...

Truck driver spreads comedy around Spokane area

Truck driver spreads comedy around Spokane area

November 15, 2018

For years, Mark Morris has been cracking jokes to anyone who will listen. Now he’s getting paid for it. A truck driver by day, Morris performed at a...

Guest column: Senior shares Associated Press election night experience

Guest column: Senior shares Associated Press election night experience

November 14, 2018

Johanna Cranford is a senior at EWU studying communications, public relations and art. Guest columns do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of ...

Police Beat: drugs, drinks, assault and e-cigs

Police Beat: drugs, drinks, assault and e-cigs

November 14, 2018

Second-degree assault, attempting to elude police vehicle 1300 block of Second Street Nov. 9 Officers came across an assault victim. Witnesses on the scen...

EWU students and organizations join together for Unity Day

EWU students and organizations join together for Unity Day

November 12, 2018

Students and faculty gathered around the campus mall on Nov. 8 for a Unity Day event organized by Josiah Martinez, ASEWU Diversity Outreach Council repr...

Cheney Zip’s shooting update: Suspect being held at Spokane County Jail

Cheney Zip’s shooting update: Suspect being held at Spokane County Jail

November 10, 2018

Law enforcement believes they may have arrested the man responsible for shooting and injuring three people at Zip’s on Oct. 27 on a separate charge...

Mullinix Fire contained near Cheney

Mullinix Fire contained near Cheney

October 6, 2018

Some locals of Cheney pondered their next move as smoke dispersed over their homes during a windy evening on Tuesday, Oct. 2. The  smoke was caused b...

New STA transit center offers Cheney new bus routes

New STA transit center offers Cheney new bus routes

September 28, 2018

The Spokane Transit Authority opened the West Plains Transit Center last week. Located at Exit 272 off I-90, the center, which doubles as a park-and-rid...

UPDATE: Cheney shooting was a police-assisted suicide

UPDATE: Cheney shooting was a police-assisted suicide

September 27, 2018

Court documents released last week show that Steve L. Anderson, 40, called 911 on himself on Sept. 3, before threatening officers with a knife. As previ...

Details on Mitchell’s shooting emerge

Details on Mitchell’s shooting emerge

September 19, 2018

One small-town grocery store. One disorderly man with a knife. Three bullet holes in the wall. One dead body. Questions still linger as the  Washington S...

Police Beat

Police Beat

April 14, 2018

Drug Offense, April 2 Police were called to a dorm in Brewster Hall because one person was concerned their underage roommate was smoking marijuana...

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