Jeremy Burnham


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Jeremy Burnham is a Washington journalist. He recently worked as a reporter for the Ritzville Journal and Davenport Times. He also briefly ran both papers as the interim editor. Before that, he graduated from Eastern Washington University with a B.A. in Journalism. During the 2018/19 school year, he was the managing editor of The Easterner, EWU's student newspaper. Jeremy spent the summer of 2018 working as an intern reporter for Spokane Public Radio.

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The Ritzville Adams County Journal
Quiet zone meeting gets heated

By Jeremy Burnham The Journal RITZVILLE - Every seat was filled and some residents stood as more than 30 people squeezed into City Hall for a public meeting on turning the city into a train quiet zone last Thursday. The meeting was called for by Mayor Gary Cook, who said the purpose was to give everyone a chance to be heard.

The Ritzville Adams County Journal
Kuest guilty of first-degree rape

RITZVILLE - A jury in Adams County Superior Court has found Ritzville man Michael Anthony Kuest, 27, guilty of first-degree rape with a deliberately cruel aggravator, two counts of second-degree assault and one count of witness tampering. Kuest will be sentenced March 2; he's facing a maximum sentence of life in prison.

The Ritzville Adams County Journal
Uniquely Washington back in business

When Dennis and Mary Chamberlain stood in their Uniquely Washington store on Main Street in downtown Ritzville a few years ago, they could look across the street and see the Snyder Block Building, a building that had seen better days. They decided to do something about it.

Changes Coming to The House of Charity

Changes are coming to homeless shelters in Spokane. The city and charitable organizations are exploring new strategies to address homelessness. The House of Charity, Spokane's largest shelter, will reduce the number of people it sleeps, beginning Sept. 1. Those beds won't be replaced until the city opens a new shelter in nine months or so.

Food Insecurity At Eastern Washington University

Many students attending American colleges and universities are chronically hungry. NPR reported on that in January, citing a government report that looked at 31 studies. It estimated that a third of college students regularly don't get enough to eat. Those numbers are similar to the situation at Eastern Washington University, where students are taking finals.

EWU Students Help AP Gather Results on Election Night

Election night is Tuesday. People across the country will be tuning in on TV to watch the live results come in. But where do these results come from? The answer is a little closer to home than you may realize.

The Easterner
Chess club continues to expand

Senior Raymond Shiner grew up playing chess. When he came to EWU, he expected to find a chess club on campus. It was an expectation that would not be met. "Chess is a staple at most universities," said Shiner. "When I got here, I was looking around for a chess club and there wasn't one."...

The Ritzville Adams County Journal
'AKA The Girls' to start six-month hike

Married Ritzville couple Kris Lennon and Shari Parkinson, known to friends and family as 'AKA The Girls,' have always wanted to go on adventures together. They moved here from Hawaii 12 years ago and planned on seeing some national parks and exploring the Northwest.

The Ritzville Adams County Journal
Ritzville mayor to step down

RITZVILLE - Less than a half -year into his second term, Mayor Gary Cook has decided to resign. His last day will be March 31. Mayor Pro Tem pore Dennis Chamberlain will assume mayoral duties on a temporary basis beginning April 1.

The Ritzville Adams County Journal
Police Profile Series: Sgt. Mark Cameron

RITZVILLE - In the past two editions of the Police Profile Series, we met officers who served in law enforcement in the military before becoming police officers. Today, we meet a third. But Sergeant Mark Cameron's story is a little different. Cameron served in the U.S. Air Force from 1997 to 2006.

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