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Heber Hatchets Axe Throwing opens in Spokane

Heber Hatchets Axe Throwing opens in Spokane

June 10, 2019

When Dave Kelley began throwing hatchets over 15 years ago, he thought of it  only as an “obscenely fun” pastime with friends and family—not a way ...

The Easterner’s ‘Best of’ the Cheney/Spokane area 2019

The Easterner’s ‘Best of’ the Cheney/Spokane area 2019

June 5, 2019

 We're just a few weeks away from graduating and if you're like us, you've been so disconnected from the world outside of tests and papers that you can't...

Spokane hiking guide

Spokane hiking guide

May 22, 2019

Spokane may be a densely populated area, but a short drive in any direction from its booming downtown will land you in an outdoorsman’s paradise. There...

5 outdoor restaurants for summer weather

5 outdoor restaurants for summer weather

May 2, 2019

*Price scale from Yelp   Tomato Street - $$   Tomato Street serves wood fired pizza and custom calzones, smashed sandwiches, specialty ...

Get Lit! Festival 2019 in Spokane 4/22-4/28

Get Lit! Festival 2019 in Spokane 4/22-4/28

April 17, 2019

Get Lit! Programs has celebrated writing for over 20 years, and its annual literary festival is right around the corner. This year’s Get Lit! Festival runs from A...

EWU basketball players and coaches explain Spokane’s basketball culture

EWU basketball players and coaches explain Spokane’s basketball culture

April 14, 2019

You don’t have to spend much time in the Spokane area to notice that baseketball is a big deal in the community. Baskets stand on driveways, in garages...

Students and faculty contribute to Wikipedia

Students and faculty contribute to Wikipedia

March 4, 2019

Many people love to write stories. Some people like to write about people that were important to a community. And some of those stories are shared onl...

EWU alumnus turned comedian arrives in Spokane

EWU alumnus turned comedian arrives in Spokane

January 24, 2019

After a year of working in archaeology in Western Washington, EWU alumnus Matt Setzer decided to spread his wings and relocate back to the Spokane area to pur...

Electric buses could arrive in Spokane

Electric buses could arrive in Spokane

January 16, 2019

From fuel to volts, the backbone of Spokane's transit system could soon be electric. The Spokane Transit Authority has set its sights on bringing the...

EWU alumnus Chris Schroll runs for Spokane mayor

EWU alumnus Chris Schroll runs for Spokane mayor

January 9, 2019

EWU alumnus and 27-year-old Chris Schroll is running for mayor of Spokane this year. Schroll transferred to EWU from UNC Pembroke during 2012 to be c...

Westboro members protest in Spokane

Westboro members protest in Spokane

October 17, 2018

Five members of the Westboro Baptist Church, picketed controversial messages throughout Spokane, on Oct. 11, as a greater amount of counter protesters re...

EWU students reforest Spokane

EWU students reforest Spokane

October 11, 2018

What can you do in three hours? Maybe you take a long walk around a park. Or you do the homework you’ve been setting aside. You might roast a sma...

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