Support Environmental Education at Turnbull

Support Environmental Education at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge for area students by participating or donating to the FOTNWR fundraising event. Attend Scenes and Songs for the Refuge on Saturday, September 21, 2019, from 12:00 – 4:00 pm at Wren Pierson Community Center in Cheney, WA. The event is FREE and Family-Friendly and all proceeds will […]

Eagles Lose in Opener

Eagles thrashed by Huskies in football opener EWU drops its third consecutive game to an FCS opponent EWU Quarterback Eric Barriere stands on the sideline during the Eagles’ 47-14 loss to the UW Huskies | Richard N. Clark IV for The Easterner By Drew Lawson, Sports Editor August 31, 2019 The EWU football team’s upset bid […]

Mason Make Over

The Mason Jar been open for almost 7 years now. So, they want to revamp and freshen up the bistro for you. They will be closed just 3 days from Saturday, August 31st thru Monday, September 2nd! Doug and the crew are excited to show you the cool things when they reopen on Tuesday, September […]

Cheney to Host Civil War Reenactment

Cheney Free Press February 28, 2019 by John McCallum The Civil War is coming to Cheney. Or rather an historically-close reenactment of the conflict that engulfed the nation for four years during the 1860s and is the deadliest war ever fought by U.S. forces that changed the country in ways still felt today. Whether it’s […]

Female Ranchers Are Reclaiming the American West

Excerpt from NY Times article of January 11, 2019, by Amy Chozick is a New York-based writer at large for The Times.  Beth Robinette, 31, is the fourth-generation owner and operator of the Lazy R Ranch in Cheney, Wash. She runs New Cowgirl Camp, a five-day course that trains women in animal husbandry, ranch management, […]

EWU PUB Grand Re-Opening

By D. Meany: An afternoon of interactive activities and exploration will highlight the grand reopening of Eastern Washington University’s Pence Union Building (PUB) after a two-year renovation project. The public is invited to join the campus community to celebrate the PUB reopening from noon-4 p.m., Friday, Oct. 26. Festivities begin with a ribbon cutting ceremony, […]

2018 Homecoming & Parent and Family Weekend!

It’s Coming! Get Ready for Homecoming & Parent and Family Weekend! We’re just a couple weeks away from HOMECOMING & PARENT AND FAMILY WEEKEND 2018! There are countless ways to join in show off your Eagle Spirit! A full schedule of events is available at https://www.ewu.edu/hpfw. Highlights include: TEAM CHALLENGE 10/24-10/26 One of Homecoming’s most exciting events is the Team Challenge competition – a […]

Cheney Eats

October 9, 2018 By Stephanie Hammett and Adriana Janovich The Spokesman-Review Cheney, a rural college town about 16 miles southwest of Spokane, is pretty small. But, there are still options when it comes to off-campus dining. And, many of Cheney’s eateries are located just blocks from the Eastern Washington University campus. Lots of them show support […]