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Hospital now open for visitors

POMEROY–Garfield County Memorial Hospital Co-CEO Mat Slaybaugh introduced the new Chief Financial Officer Lance Spindler at the monthly meeting on June 7. Presently, Spindler is here for the...

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Dayton's All Wheels Weekend is back

DAYTON–All Wheels Weekend 2021 car show and events will take place on Main Street here on Father's Day weekend, June 18, 19, and 20. Early registration is located at the corner of 1st and Main...

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GCFD considering new fire engine

POMEROY–Garfield County Fire District No. 1 (GCFD) Chief James Cleveland introduced a possible replacement for fire engine 11 at the recent meeting on June 8. The rig under consideration is a 2003...

Two vehicle collision, one injury

POMEROY–A two vehicle collision that injured one occurred in Garfield County on State Route 12 at milepost 420 on Monday afternoon June 14, 2021 at 4:55 p.m. Both vehicles were traveling eastbound on Highway 12 just 12 miles outside of the...

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Gazebo painting scheduled to begin this week

POMEROY–The Pomeroy City Council announced their plan for painting the gazebo at the Pomeroy City Park starting this week at their meeting on June 8. They will be using paint especially engineered...

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VSP contract a go for 2021-23

POMEROY–The Garfield County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) signed a bi-annual Voluntary Stewardship Program contract for 2021-2023 at their meeting on June 14. Contract K2210 between Garfield County...

Quick Look

More than $3.67 million in funds will be made available to help Washington libraries and museums OLYMPIA–Washington State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State, announced that more than $3.67 million will be made available...

$108,924 in grants awarded to nonprofits in Columbia, Garfield and Asotin counties

WALLA WALLA–In collaboration with the Greater Columbia Accountable Community of Health, Blue Mountain Community Foundation announces 14 awards totaling $108,924.15 in support of proposals to improve the health of residents of Columbia, Garfield...

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Senior Round Table

Wed, Jun 16: Cranberry Chicken Salad, Mandarin Oranges, Croissant, Sherbet Cup, Juice Fri, Jun 18: Almond Chicken, Veggie Rice, Egg Roll, Pineapple Slices, Fortune Cookie Mon, Jun 21: Italian...

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HOSPITAL UPDATE

Garfield County Hospital District wanted to update you regarding our visitation requirements. As we work closely with the local Public Health Department, we are able to make decisions based on our...

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Summer Children's Classes begin

POMEROY–The Blue Mountain Artisan Guild (BMAG) "Summer Children's Classes" two day, one-hour pottery sessions begin on June 29, then again July 6. Each day, three sessions times will be available:...

An old-fashioned ice cream social

POMEROY–Perfect weather conditions greeted those attending the old-fashioned ice cream social at the Pataha Flour Mill on June 12, put on to honor Pioneer Day, which is normally held on the second Saturday of June. Reminiscent of past years when...

Quote of the Week

“Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil.” – J. Paul... Full story

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago June 15, 2011 After last week’s election filing period, it appears Pomeroy will have a new mayor next year, as Paul Miller was the only candidate to file. Incumbent Alan Gould did not file for re-election. Garfield County will hold...

How consumers can show their support for local businesses

The road back to normalcy after the COVID-19 pandemic figures to have some twists and turns. Even after the rollout of vaccines began in late 2020, public health agencies like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health...

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Flynn wins again

POMEROY––Pirate wrestling had a successful meet last Saturday, taking the crown in one weight class and finishing second in three others. The match included teams from Reardan, Colfax, Liberty,...

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Summer Volleyball Clinics

All summer long, the Pomeroy High School volleyball program will be offering free volleyball clinics with an emphasis on learning the game of volleyball and skill building, according to Coach Adam...

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On the Edge of Common Sense

Mother gave me a small box of old pocket watches and a book entitled “A Practical Course in Horology.” It was a Christmas gift. A family heirloom, of sorts. “I don’t know if you’ve got...

OPINION

OLYMPIA–The Thurston County Superior Court issued a ruling last Friday (June 11) in the lawsuit the Secretary of State filed against the Governor for clarification on how to handle his simultaneous two-handed and off-camera signings of two...

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