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James Cleveland, new Fire Chief, has arrived

POMEROY––New Fire Chief James Cleveland started his new position the week of August 31, 2020, following a lengthy process of long-distance interviews, an in-person visit to Pomeroy, and a moving...

COURT REPORT

Garfield County Superior Court–Commissioner Tom Cox August 5, 2020 Jeremy A. Page, of Clarkston, pleaded guilty to felony Possession of Methamphetamine. Page was sentenced to 12-plus months prison; 12 months DOC community custody; and must pay...

GCFD enforces mask policy

POMEROY–Due to recent COVID-19 activity, the Garfield County Fire District (GCFD) has reiterated its policy on wearing masks to all employees and volunteers. At the monthly meeting of the GCFD on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, a statement by GCFD...

Secret Life of the Forest–Streaming on-demand

WALLA WALLA–Blue Mountain Land Trust launches the online premiere of Blue Mountain Television’s “Secret Life of the Forest: The Northern Blue Mountains,” on September 21. The 13-part series explores the natural history of the northern Blue...

Clarification

POMEROY–In the East Washingtonian September 3, 2020 edition, reporting on the August 24, 2020 Garfield County Commissions meeting, Commissioner Wynne McCabe’s comments made in the meeting were paraphrased as: “Commissioner Wynne McCabe...

County receives additional COVID-19 funding

POMEROY-Garfield County has received notice of an additional $50,000 coming the State as part of extended COVID-19 relief funds, bringing the total to $300,000. During the meeting September 8, the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) has asked for...

Gould City-Mayview road now open

POMEROY–Grant Morgan, Public Works Director, announced at the September 14 Garfield County Board of Commissioners meeting (BOCC) that the federally-funded road project of the Gould City-Mayview Road is nearing completion. He said there will be...

Garfield County Fair adapts to COVID-19 by holding Youth Livestock Show and Sale

POMEROY–The restructured Garfield County Fair Youth Livestock Show and Sale, which is not open to the public, will take place this coming weekend September 17-19. The Garfield County Fair is not able to be held in its traditional format due to... Full story

Bridge and Street project complete

POMEROY– Rachel Anderson, representing the Garfield County Aging and Disability Resource Center (GCADRC) was contacted by the City Council regarding a Subrecipient Agreement for COVID-19 funds. Anderson said that with the city portion of this...

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HOSPITAL UPDATE

POMEROY––Garfield County Hospital District (GCHD) is proud to announce August's Employee of the Month, Susan Brown, Dietary Cook. She was nominated by her co-workers who state, "She is always...

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago September 15, 2010 The Paradons will play rock ‘n’ roll music from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s at the Fair on Friday. Former Pomeroy resident Chris Ledgerwood will bring a contingent of seven lawnmowers and some motorcycles to...

Quote of the Week

“It is easy to sit up and take notice. What is difficult is getting up and taking action.” – Honore de... Full story

School Menu

BREAKFAST Wed, Sept 16: Pancake with Syrup, Fruit Cocktail, Fruit and Milk Choice Thurs, Sept 17: Sausage Breakfast Sandwich, Pineapple Chunks, Fruit and Milk Choice Fri, Sept 18: Whole Grain Muffin, Tropical Fruit, Fruit and Milk Choice Mon, Sept...

BMAG Fantasies of Fall

POMEROY–The Blue Mountain Artisan Guild (BMAG) presents “Fantasies of Fall” for its Autumn art show, now through the end of October. Featured artist are John Zillich with many wonderful watercolor paintings and junior artist Ella Ockwell...

SENIOR ROUND TABLE

Pomeroy Senior Round Table September 2020 Menu Wed, Sept 16: Smothered Chicken, Hash Brown Casserole, Mixed Vegetables, Cinnamon Applesauce, 10-Grain Bread Fri, Sept 18: Macaroni-N-Cheese, Sausage, Stewed Tomatoes, Waldorf Salad, Roll Mon, Sept 21:...

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On the Edge of Common Sense

I have known and worked with many women in the feedlot business. Some as cowboys, some as vets, some as lay doctors, as cattle processors, feed-truck drivers, foremen (or forepersons) and managers...

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OPINION

Smoke from forest fires filled the air in [Western] Washington and immediately the finger of blame was pointed at climate change. Prior to the recent fires, the 2020 fire season had been extremely...

Commentary

Let’s take this forest management conversation a bit further than simply advocating logging responsibly. Let’s think outside the box...or, better yet, let’s think the way our grandparents and great-grandparents handled managing forest and...

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