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Wanted felon, stopped in Garfield County, apprehended in Lewiston

LEWISTON–Local police have apprehended an at-large subject, Michael Coronado, in the area of St. Johns Way near St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center here on October 8, 2020. The suspect eluded...

Hospital considering major projects

POMEROY–Garfield County Hospital District Co–CEO Mat Slaybaugh informed the Garfield County Hospital District Board of Commissioners on October 5, the Heating, Ventilation and Air-conditioning (HVAC) upgrade and CT scanner housing project...

Port broadband project zeroing in on completion

POMEROY––Progress on the construction of the Port’s broadband system–underground and overhead portions of work–is approximately 75% complete, reported by Port of Garfield Director Diana Ruchert, at the October 6 meeting of the Board of...

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OBITUARY

Brent Carl Koller February 8, 1964–August 18, 2020 Brent Carl Koller, 56, died, August 18, 2020 in Amarillo Texas. He was born February 8, 1964, in Lewiston, Id., to Larry and Nelda Watson Koller...

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OBITUARY

Samuel "Sam" James Weimer December 17, 1938–September 30, 2020 Samuel James Weimer passed away September 30, 2020 at the age of 81. Sam was born in Pomeroy, Wash., to James L. Weimer and Ardis...

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Bowles makes a donation to Park Gazebo fund

POMEROY–A City Park make-over and Gazebo restoration project donation of $5,000 was presented to the Bank of Eastern Washington customer representative Ashlyn Deatherage by Susie Bowles on Oct. 7,...

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OBITUARY

Elton Eugene Brown December 26, 1945–September 10, 2020 Elton Eugene Brown, 95, of Pomeroy, Wash., passed away Thursday Sept. 10, 2020, a couple months shy of his 96th birthday. Elton was born on...

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago October 13, 2010 The Garfield County Business/Services Committee has completed the development of a comprehensive business gaps assessment. Work continued last week on the exterior of the courthouse, with parts of the front façade...

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How to do Halloween 2020

POMEROY–– Recommendations for Halloween celebrations and how to identify those locales following the suggested safety measures have been issued by the Washington State Department of Health...

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A Teen's Take

POMEROY–How do we choose what we want to do with our lives. Are we supposed to make the sacrifices and take the logical route? Are we meant to take the risky route and choose to do what we really...

COMMUNITY OUTLOOK

Wednesday, Oct 14 Senior Center Meals-Available for pick-up or delivery only BINGO, Pomeroy Senior Center-1 p.m. Denny Ashby Library-12-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct 15 Pinochle, Pomeroy Senior Center-9 a.m. Food Bank Distribution Day, 865 Main St.-9...

School Menu

BREAKFAST Wed, Oct 14: Cinnamon Roll, Yogurt, Sliced Pears, Fruit and Milk Choice Thurs, Oct 15: Breakfast Sandwich, Fresh Fruit, Fruit and Milk Choice Fri, Oct 16: Whole Grain Muffin, Applesauce, Fruit and Milk Choice Mon, Oct 19: Whole Grain...

Quote of the Week

“The world is round so that friendship may encircle it.” – Pierre Teilhard de...

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On the Edge of Common Sense

I was sittin’ in the back row of a beautiful little church in a mountain town in the Rockies. I was there for the wedding of a daughter of good friends. As the service progressed, my attention was...

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, I’m writing in support of Scott Marinella for Superior Court Judge. I have appeared in the Superior Courts of the three counties and recognize the uniqueness of each. I have also had the opportunity to work with Marinella as an...

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