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POMEROY-The Garfield County Fire District held meeting on January 14 was the first held after the abrupt departure of the Fire Chief, Kris Darby, and with a new Commissioner, Aaron Stallcop, on board. The commissioners discussed at length how to...

Fire house project close to completion

POMEROY–A representative from the fire station contractors Aaron Borgerding of Wellens Farwell updated fire commissioners on the construction progress during the January 14 meeting. He stated that...

Commissioner Bob Johnson to retire

POMEROY-A few changes have been made in the committee assignments for the commissioners, as a preliminary planned adjustment to Commissioner Bob Johnson obligations who has decided to retire at the...

Olympia Update

By Sen. Mark Schoesler, Rep. Joe Schmick and Rep. Mary Dye OLYMPIA–We are back in here for this year's 60-day legislative session, which began January 13. It didn't take long to learn what Gov....

Pomeroy Assist request funds for operations

presenting Pomeroy Assist, met with the Garfield County Commissioners January 13, to request money for the operation of the emergency public housing facility. Since transferring ownership of the property in December from the Blue Mountain Action...

Health Foundation invites proposals

WALLA WALLA–The Garfield County Health Foundation Fund of the Blue Mountain Community Foundation invites applications for grants to improve the health of residents of Pomeroy and Garfield County. Health care, prevention of diseases, recreation,...

A Teen's Take

POMEROY—Love is a complicated thing. Especially when you’re in high school. I hear more about “Oh he’s so cute” than anything else–I think. I don’t understand it. I don’t know if...

Hospital Update

This week continues the Hospital District’s series addressing common questions and concerns. We know the community is frustrated by the amount of provider turnover and we are too. The number one frustration/difficulty listed by rural hospitals is...

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago January 20, 2010 Community Day at Pomeroy High School will include tours including problem areas to be addressed with passage of the district’s proposed $4.49 million bond in February. A facility study committee recommended repairs...

Quote of the Week

“If Stupidity got us into this mess, then why can’t it get us out?” – Will...

School Menu

Breakfast Wed, Jan 22: Biscuit and Gravy, Pineapple Chunks, Fruit and Milk Choice Thurs, Jan 23: Scrumptious Coffeecake, Bananas, Fruit and Milk Choice Fri, Jan 24: French Toast Stick, Syrup, Grapes, Fruit and Milk Choice Mon, Jan 27: Pancake,...

Senior Round Table

Wed, Jan 22: Beef Stew, Cornbread, Broccoli Cup, Fruit Cocktail, Juice Fri, Jan 24: Swiss Chicken Bake, Beets, Four-Bean Salad, Applesauce, Roll, Mon, Jan 27: Hot Turkey Sandwich, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Pease-N-Carrots, Pistachio Pudding Wed,...

Pirates face Nighthawk challenge this weekend

LACROSSE–It was a full-speed scrimmage, with officials, a pep band and rooting fans, and the Lady Pirates, still ranked first in the 1B RPI, counted an impressive 62-34 win over the SJEL Eagles...

White, Winona fourth at Colbert meet

COLBERT–Pomeroy wrestlers Braedyn White and Will Winona had respectable outings at the Northwest Christian Crusader Classic here last weekend, both Pirate grapplers finishing fourth in the 17-team...

Eagles hold off fourth-quarter Pirate rally

LACROSSE–A big fourth quarter fell just short for the Pomeroy Pirates as they fell to the St. John-Endicott-LaCrosse Eagles 49-44 here Saturday. The Pirates hosted Dayton-Waitsburg last Tuesday and Oakesdale visits the Pomeroy gym Friday, Jan....

Tetrick 16-yard high scorer

POMEROY–The second week of the Camas Prairie shoot had plenty of sunshine, but was accompanied by wind. “It was week two of the Camas Prairie Shoot and while the sun was out, so was the wind,” said Bryan McKeirnan. Never-the-less, Wayne...

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On the Edge of Common Sense

No doubt most of you in the livestock business have a certain “family affection” for the fast food chains. Particularly those restaurants whose main attraction is the often disguised but still...

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