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Garfield County negative for Coronavirus so far

POMEROY-Health District Administrator Martha Lanman, briefed the Garfield County Commissioners (BOGC) during their teleconference meeting March 23, stating five COVID-19 tests were given in Garfield...

Student numbers on the rise

POMEROY-Superintendent Rachel Gwinn announced at the District meeting March 23, enrollment was up to 307 for the month of March, which was an increase of six new students from February. At the...

April 28 Levy election still a go

POMEROY– The Garfield County Hospital District recently decided to go ahead with the April 28, 2020, election to decide the fate of the special levy. There had been some speculation that the...

Court Report

March 11, 2020–Garfield County District Court–Judge Tom Cox Kenneth J. Aceves, of Lewiston, Idaho, pleaded guilty to Violation of Ignition Interlock Requirement, a gross misdemeanor. Aceves was ordered to pay $556. Loren J. Eby, of Pomeroy,...

Garfield County Dispatch Log

Mar 8 Fire-Fairgrounds Road Animal Problem-Area of 516 Columbia St. Public Assist-2133 Villard St. Mar 9 Truancy-170 Fourth St. Information-286 Thirteenth St. Civil Standby-1549 Main St. Disabled Vehicle-651 Hwy. 12 East, eastbound Public...

Port authorizes preparedness guideline

POMEROY–In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Port of Garfield Board of Commissioners have authorized a “preparedness guideline,” in line with State and local mandates. Due to the fact that some of the Port’s employees are at high risk, or...

Pomeroy Weekly Weather

Thursday: A chance of snow before 2pm, then a chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with low around 31. Friday: A...

Seniors on the go

Those who eat and enjoy the meals on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Senior Center and those who receive their Meals on Wheels, probably have no idea of all that goes on behind the scenes to...

A Teen's Take

POMEROY–I never thought something so dramatic as a pandemic would ever happen here. I guess I really didn’t believe anything major would ever happen especially in a small Northwest town such as...

Hospital Update

Garfield County Hospital District (GCHD) is running a one-year special levy in April. The levy is for $860,000 and if approved will be collected in 2021. With all the measures being taken to stop the...

Quote of the Week

“Come, let us return to the LORD. He has torn us to pieces but he will heal us; he has injured us but he will bind up our wounds. After two days he will revive us; on the third day he will restore us, that we may live in his presence.   ...

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago March 31, 2010 Spring Farming Days, Garfield County’s annual salute to the days of animal-powered farming, will be held Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Depending on the weather, as many as 50 head of horses and mules are...

Stress and Coping

The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and...

Senior Round Table

Available for pick-up or delivery only Wed, Apr 1: Sloppy Joe Cornbread Bake, Season Vegetables, Broccoli Apple Salad, Juice Fri, Apr 3: Tuna Noodle Bake, Peas, Creamy Coleslaw, Apricots, Roll Mon, Apr 6: Cheddar Wurst, Hash Brown Casserole, Beets,...

On the Edge of Common Sense

A scream from the kitchen. The thud of a faint. She sighs and arises and walks with restraint. Her neighbor lays peaceful, eyes fixed in a stare She’s passed out in front of the new Frigidaire. She...

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