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Non-injury accident on the Alpowa Grade

POMEROY––Garfield County Fire District No. 1 and Asotin Fire District No. 1 were called to attend a one car, one-person non-injury accident on Highway 12 west of Clarkston, Wash., on Saturday,...

Hospital swing bed reinterpretation brings out Pomeroy citizens to rally

POMEROY-Citizens here came together on the corner of 6th Street and Main in a rally to show their support of keeping Garfield County Memorial Hospital (GCHD) residents in the hospital on May 5....

May 11-17 declared National Police Week

POMEROY-The Garfield County board of commissioners (BOCC) declared National Police Week, plans to vacate a section of county road right-of-way, and appointed Board of Equalization member at their...

County Transit orders new vehicle, creates full-time driving positions

POMEROY-The Garfield County Transportation Authority voted to create full time bus driver positions and discussed the design of a proposed new building at their meeting on May 9. Two positions of...

Port receives commendation for Pomeroy fiber project

POMEROY–The Port of Garfield County board of commissioners received a commendation, authorized purchase of fiber internet drops and discussed maintenance improvements at their meeting on May 3. The...

Free pantry back at WWCC

WALLA WALLA–Students of Walla Walla Community College (WWCC) welcomed back a valuable resource in April with the return of the Warrior Resources Food Pantry. The pantry, which has been closed for two years as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Hospital to purchase eight IV pumps

POMEROY–The Garfield County Hospital District board of commissioners (GCHD) voted to purchase eight new IV pumps at their meeting on May 2. The Garfield County Memorial Hospital currently has three...

Spring Clean-Up Day for Household Waste

POMEROY–Naslund Disposal will host a Spring Clean-up Day, Appliance and Tire Amnesty and Free Chipper Day at the old rock pit off Gould City-Mayview Road on Saturday, May 14 at 8 a.m.–2 p.m. Household, appliance, tire and yard waste will be...

Senior Round Table

Wed, May 11: Baked Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Green Beans, Fruit Cup, Cake, Ice Cream BIRTHDAY LUNCH Fri, May 13: Chicken Ramen Salad, Croissant, Cherry Tomatoes, Applesauce, Sherbet Cup, Juice Mon, May 16: Poor Man’s Casserole, Corn, Roll,...

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten years ago May 16, 2012 Mayor Paul Miller took a photo of the moose that allegedly rampaged on the west side of the city late Thursday afternoon. The moose headed west past the baseball fields...

Pomeroy observes National Day of Prayer

POMEROY–Many local people gathered at Oasis Park to participate in the National Day of Prayer on May 5. Prayers were given at the gathering in Oasis Park at mid-day and throughout the day by...

Second Annual Louise Munday Community Walk

POMEROY–The 2nd Annual Louise Munday Community Walk event will start at the High School track on Thursday, May 19 at 5:45 p.m. The Pomeroy Elementary School, Garfield County Health District, and the Garfield County Hospital District invite the...

COMMUNITY OUTLOOK

Wednesday, May 11 Senior Center Meals–Senior Center, 695 W. Main St.–11 a.m. BINGO, Pomeroy Senior Center–1 p.m. Denny Ashby Library–12–6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12 Garfield County Senior and Disabled Health and Resource Fair–Pomeroy...

School Menu

Breakfast Wed, May 11: Whole Grain Muffin, Yogurt Cup, Fruit, Milk Thu, May 12: Blueberry Bagel w/Topping, Fruit, Milk Fri, May 13: French Toast Sticks w/Syrup, Fruit, Milk Mon, May 16: Cinnamon...

CORRECTION

POMEROY–The front-page Port of Garfield article in the April 28, 2022 edition of the East Washingtonian stated “The Port of Garfield County commissioners voted to apply for a Wellness grant at their meeting April 19. The application will be for...

Quote of the Week

“It would not be possible to praise nurses too highly.” – Stephen...

Pirate baseball nudged out of post-season play

POMEROY––After playing superlative baseball and beating Sunnyside Christian 7-2, the Pirates looked like a different team in the nightcap, dropping the must-win ballgame 18-1 May 3, finishing...

Pirate Track zeroing in on Regionals

POMEROY––With the 1B District 6/7/9 Regional Championship meet ahead, Pirate runners, jumpers and throwers who qualified–and there is likely to be quite a few–gave stellar performances at a pair of meets at Lybecker Field: the League...

Five Pirate golfers advance

WALLA WALLA–The Pomeroy Golf Team is sending five golfers to District in Clarkston on May 16. Chase Caruso continued to chase the district championship, winning the field of 17 girls at Walla...

Governor Inslee's flight to Scotland could have eliminated a year of CO2 for his entire staff

OLYMPIA–For just the cost of flying himself and his wife to Scotland in business class, Governor Inslee could have eliminated the CO2 emissions from his entire staff for more than one year. If you...

Guest Commentary

POMEROY––“Some small communities thrive and grow while others die offering no hope for future generations.” Nearly five years ago, the Clarkston Chamber of Commerce invited SEWEDA to attend an event featuring Doug Griffiths, an author...

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