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Sherry Lynn Ledgerwood has 25 years' experience as a Medical Assistant, including working in reception, lab, direct patient care, I.T., EHR and CMS reporting. Currently holds a Washington CMA...

COURT REPORT

Garfield County District Court–Judge Tom Cox September 8, 2021 Ryan J. Carter, of Chehalis, Wash., pleaded guilty to gross misdemeanor Driving While Under the Influence. Carter was sentenced to 98...

Four volleyball matches postponed due to COVID

POMEROY–Pirate Volleyball matches for this week and next are temporarily canceled and the majority of the team under COVID quarantine protocols, announced Athletic Director Toddette McGreevy...

General Election ballots to be mailed

POMEROY–Garfield County voters will receive their ballots for the 2021 General Election this week, according to County Auditor McKinzie Lueck. The vote-by-mail ballots are to be delivered to the...

Sno-Park fees to increase this season

OLYMPIA – Oct. 5, 2021 – When Washington Sno-Park permits go on sale Nov. 1, winter recreationists will see a fee increase for the first time since 2009. Washington state Sno-Park users enjoy a high-level of service, including cleared parking...

Internet drop provision will end in December

POMEROY–The Port of Garfield County announced a December 31 deadline for providing drops to new fiber internet hookups in Pomeroy at their October 5 meeting. Drops still in stock afterward will be...

HOSPITAL UPDATE

POMEROY–Garfield County Hospital District would like to update everyone regarding the latest COVID-19 numbers, vaccines, and testing. To date, we given 1,806 COVID-19 Vaccines to the community and...

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago October 12, 2011 Former Pomeroy High School history teacher Dr. Herman Ronnenberg will present a program and book-signing at Denny Ashby Library October 20 and he is looking forward to seeing former peers and students. “Pen and the...

Pink Out at the Gym Night

The Student Section was awash with pink shirts, socks, hats and plenty of supportive spirit during Pomeroy Lady Pirate's volleyball match against Oakesdale last week as all supported "Pink Out the...

HISTORY MYSTERY

There are a number of unidentified portraits in the archives of the Garfield County Musuem...and their identities are unknown. If you know the names of the people in this photo, please contact the...

School Menu

BREAKFAST Wed, Oct 13: Scrumptious Coffee Cake, Applesauce, Fruit, Milk Thur, Oct 14: Breakfast Taco with Salsa, Pears, Fruit, Milk Fri, Oct 15: Yogurt Bar, Berries, Graham Crackers, Fruit, Mil Mon,...

BMCF grant avails senior foot care

POMEROY–The Senior Center will once again will have senior foot care provided by Elizabeth Stringer, R.N., available by appointment starting October 23, 2021. Aging and disability received a grant from Blue Mountain Community Foundation to...

Senior Round Table

Wed, Oct 13: Baked Chicken, Mashed Potato/Gravy, Season Green Beans, Fruit Cup, Cake/Ice Cream, Roll, Birthday Lunch Fri, Oct 15: Au Gratin Potatoes, Sausage, Beets, Pears, Roll, Cookie Mon, Oct 18:...

Quote of the Week

“Are right and wrong convertible terms, dependant upon popular opinion?” – William Lloyd...

LCCU celebrates five years on Pomeroy's Main Street

POMEROY–The Lewis Clark Credit Union (LCCU) will celebrate five years of financial service here and invite the community to the bank festivities at 850 Main St., on Friday, October 22 at 9 a.m.–12:30 p.m. and 1–5 p.m. LCCU invites their...

Middle School Pirate Girls working hard to improve

POMEROY––Colfax beat the Middle School Girls Basketball team 38-14 October 7. The B Team was blanked 15-0. Carmen Fruh hit a pair of three pointers to lead scorers with six. Kendyll Potoshnik made two and Grace Hart four. “I was very proud of...

Pomeroy Junior High Football wraps season with home stand

By Kyler Lovgren Coach The Pomeroy Junior High Football team started its season September 9 in Palouse against Gar-Pal with a 20-13 victory. The Pirates came out slow with some untimely errors in the first half and quickly fell behind by two...

Pirate post season mapped out

POMEROY–How tournament play will go after the regular volleyball and football seasons has been charted, according to Athletic Director Toddette McGreevy. The Southeast 1B volleyball is divided into...

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, I was in the hospital with COVID for about six days and was treated by all personnel very well; vaccinated or not. It is a shame that these liberals are demanding all people working in the hospital, get a vaccination. It shouldn’t...

On the Edge of Common Sense

I’ve got a mule deer hangin’ on my wall from northern New Mexico so I could relate to Rafael’s story. He had joined two of his cousins for a deer hunting trip near Cuba, N.M., where his uncle...

Commentary

Once again, federal politicians have mandated the cancellation of the upcoming holidays, in a round-about way, by ensuring empty shelves, late or no delivery, and the possibility of another Fauci–COVID–protocol–proclamation. What!?–No...

A. F. Branco

OPINION

Food security is often thought of as a national topic, but food security starts locally. Washington state is part of what the U.S. Department of Agriculture has dubbed the “Fruitful Rim.” Yet, we are also home to numerous “food deserts...

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