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Rep. Mary Dye introduces bills in support of Republican ORCA (Outdoor Recreation and Climate Adaptation) Plan OLYMPIA–Rep. Mary Dye has introduced legislation as part of the House Republican ORCA (Outdoor Recreation and Climate Adaptation) Plan...

Olympia Update

By Sen. Mark Schoesler, Rep. Joe Schmick, and Rep. Mary Dye OLYMPIA–The 2022 legislative session kicked off Jan. 10 much like last year’s with very few legislators and staff in attendance. While the House and Senate have slightly different...

Quote of the Week

“You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old.” – George...

What a difference a week makes

POMEROY–The Pomeroy Gun Club members were blessed with better shooting conditions during the second week of the Camas Prairie Telephonic shoot, and better scores were the result. The Junior shooters posted most of their scores on Saturday January...

Fire District approves bid for water tender

POMEROY–The Garfield County Fire District No.1 board of commissioners announced at their meeting on January 11, that the new fire engine is at the station. The commissioners went on to approved...

2021 – Year In Review The year we took steps toward "back to normal"

The East Washingtonian continues its annual look back at the year just completed, 2021, in this second installment of the Year In Review. Our hope to our readers is that these short snippets of events from last year bring back fond memories....

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten years ago January 18, 2012 The Pacific Power Foundation has awarded a $5,000 grant to the Eastern Washington Agricultural Museum (EWAM) to help support the construction of a critically needed...

Nadine Ross November Student of the Month

POMEROY–The November 2021 Student of the Month, sponsored by Pomeroy Partners, is Nadine Ross. Nadine was nominated by Joanne Pederson and Lynette Cochran because she inspires positivity through...

Senior Round Table

Wed, Jan 19: Tuna Noodle Bake, Peas-N-Carrots, Ramen Noodle Salad, Applesauce, Dessert Fri, Jan 21: Chicken Cacciatore, Green Beans, Cottage Cheese and Pears, Pickled Beets, Bread Stick Mon, Jan 24:...

Obituary

May 22, 1926–November 4, 2021 Laurel Helen Feider, 95, passed away at her daughter’s home in Dayton on November 4, 2021. Laurel was born to George W. Bowles and Christle Darland in Pomeroy, Wash., on May 22, 1926. Laurel married Raymond Feider...

School Menu

BREAKFAST Wed, Jan 19: Breakfast Sandwich, Mixed Fruit, Milk Thur, Jan 20: Blueberry Bagel, Cream Cheese, Fruit, Milk Fri, Jan 21: Whole Grain Muffin, Yogurt Cup, Fruit, Milk Mon, Jan 24: Biscuit & Gravy, Fruit Juice, Fruit, Milk Tue, Jan 25: Whole...

COMMUNITY OUTLOOK

Wednesday, Jan 19 Ski Bluewood–OPEN–9 a.m.–4 p.m. Garfield County Transportation Meeting–695 Main St–11 a.m. Senior Center Meals–Senior Center, 695 W. Main St.–11 a.m. BINGO, Pomeroy Senior Center–1 p.m. Denny Ashby...

Pirates pull out win in 62-60 barn burner

By Loyal Baker POMEROY––Just when the Pomeroy Pirates would build a comfy lead, the Tekoa-Rosalia Timberwolves would creep back into the game, and when the nice, 10-point, fourth-quarter lead got...

Lady Pirates roll over TR, Touchet

POMEROY––The Lady Pirates are amid a trio of non-league games before resuming the home stretch of the 2021-22 season, chalking up wins over Tekoa-Rosalia and Touchet. Touchet was a two-time...

Pirate wrestlers make good showings at Ritzville

RITZVILLE–The Ritzville Invitational was diluted by teams that dropped out last Saturday, scaling back to a five-team match where three Pirate wrestlers–Walker Flynn, Curtis Winona and Braedyn White–went undefeated in three matches. At the...

Should citizen ballot measures be banned in odd year elections?

A bill scheduled for a public hearing next week (HB 1727) would ban citizen ballot measures in odd years, but still allow local governments to call special elections to increase taxes. A similar bill was proposed in 2020. Former Secretary of State...

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