Wednesday, July 27, 2005


Former EWU student drowns near Walla Walla

Nicholas Ashley, 22, of Milton-Freewater, Ore., was found in the Washougal River after he apparently drowned. Ashley was a recent EWU alumnus working as a vocational ed trainer for the alternative education program in the Milton-Freewater School District.

Walla Walla Union-Bulletin


EWU biology grad working to restore sharp-tailed grouse population

Pat Tonasket, an Eastern biology grad and a biologist for the Colville Confederated Tribes, is working with a partner to try to restore the health of the sharp-tailed grouse population on the Colville Indian Reservation, which is home to about half of the state's sharp-tailed grouse population.

Grand Coulee Dam Star


Eagle trackster wins Race of the Torch at Eskimo-Indian Olympics

Andrew Marks, a member of Eastern's track team, won the honor of carrying the torch at the World Eskimo-Indian Olympics by winning the Race of the Torch at this year's WEIO. It is the second consecutive year Marks won the honor.

Anchorage Daily News


EWU grad takes N. Kitsap High School AP job

Ed/Biology grad Chad Collins is moving rapidly up the administrative ladder at North Kitsap. He was announced as NKHS's new assistant principal this week.

North Kitsap Herald

Friday, July 15, 2005


EWU-educated general takes command of new post

Brigadier General Scott G. West takes command of the 21st Theater Support Command in Kaiserslautern, Germany, on Sept. 1.

Brig. Gen. West received his Army officer's commission in June of 1976 after graduating with a degree in history from EWU. West had been commanding the U.S. Army's Quartermaster Center and School in Ft. Lee, Virginia.

Stars and Stripes


Eastern alum leading discussions at Fishtrap Writing Conference

Albert Andrews Redstar, a Nez Perce writer working on preserving the Nez Perce language, is a featured attendee of the annual Fishtrap Writing Conference in Wallowa, Ore. Redstar is a graduate of EWU's english program.

Wallowa County Chieftain


EWU grad moving up the ladder

Nicolette Brant, an Eastern graduate, used her expertise in outsourcing to elevate herself to the position of vice-president of business process outsourcing for Workscape, Inc., a well-known provider of human resources services.


EWU professor working on public art in Toledo

Tom Askman, the chair of EWU's Art Department, is co-designing an archway that will adorn one of Toledo's main urban parks.

Toledo Blade


Seahawks camp coming up

Here's a quick link to some info...



Former EWU administrator staying put at Mizzou

University of Missouri president Elson Floyd said he's not taking the job as head of North Carolina's higher ed system. Floyd was executive vice-president of Eastern in the early 1990s and also was appointed executive director of the Washington HEC Board in 1993.

Columbia Daily Tribune

Monday, July 11, 2005


Former star QB puts the pads back on

It's been five years since Fred Salanoa threw a pass for the EWU Eagles, but he's ready to strap on the old helmet and hit the gridiron for an international matchup featuring Hawaiian players and Japan's national football team.

Honolulu Star-Bulletin


Iraqi teachers enjoying stay at EWU

Channel 4 did a nice piece on our visiting Iraqi educators for Friday's news. Here is the streaming video of that story.

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