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County Commissioners approve tax levy increase

POMEROY–The Garfield County board of commissioners (BOCC) approved resolutions 2021-20 and 2021-21 which increases the tax levy rate by 1% at the November 22 meeting. Resolution 2021-20 applied to...

City approves variance, agreement and more

POMEROY–The Pomeroy City Council granted a variance, authorized inter-local agreement, and $56,370 for pump project. The council authorized use of $56,370 of American Rescue Plan funds for a...

Vax requirement paused; USFS renovations resume

POMEROY–The Port of Garfield County Board of Commissioners announced the United States Forest Service paused the vaccine requirements on entry into the building at their meeting on November 16....

White qualifies for Ote Berry Junior Steer Wrestling World Championship

POMEROY–Local high school senior Braedyn White qualified for the Ote Berry Junior Steer Wrestling World Championship (OBJSWWC) in Las Vegas, Nev., this coming December 7–11. White not only tears...

EWAM expansion considered

POMEROY– Eastern Washington Agricultural Museum (EWAM) Board accepted new museum pieces, estimates of donated item values, reviewed work day and potluck, and discussed plans for a third building...

Firewood season ends for the winter on the Umatilla National Forest

PENDLETON–Personal-use firewood cutting on the Umatilla National Forest will end Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. Firewood permits will not be available again until May 2022. The public is asked to take additional precautions when cutting firewood late in...

Annual Sausage Shoot is back

POMEROY–The Annual Sausage Shoot is back on Sunday, December 12, after a one-year hiatus during the COVID-19 pandemic. Trap shooting events and winter league are rapidly approaching, and with the...

Thanksgiving Delights

Damian's Pumpkin Pie Damian DeBord: Age 6 Ingredients 2 yellow apples 1 little pumpkin 10 raspberries 8 pinches of flour 5 spoonfuls of sugar 10 pie crust Directions: First you are going to cut up...

Quote of the Week

“If you parents never had children, chances are...neither will you.” – Dick...

Local FFA team participates in ag events

POMEROY–Local FFA members attended FFA Land Evaluation Career Development events held nearby this fall, which lead up to the State contest November 3. The State contest for FFA members was held in...

OBITUARY

Roger Williams October 13, 1939–October 3, 2021 Roger Williams, 81, of College Place, passed away on Sunday, October 3, 2021. Roger was born in Pomeroy, Wash, on October 13, 1939 to Gene and...

School Menu

**Due to food shortages, expect changes BREAKFAST Wed, Nov 24: Whole Grain Pop Tarts, Cheese Stick, Juice, Milk Thur, Nov 25: Thanksgiving – NO SCHOOL Fri, Nov 26: Thanksgiving Break – NO SCHOOL...

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten years ago November 23, 2011 It is difficult to play defense when you’re looking at the numbers on the back of an opponent’s uniform. In Pomeroy’s 68-24 thumping of Wellpinit in Pasco on...

Senior Round Table

Wed, Nov 24: Chicken Dumpling Soup, Coleslaw, Breadstick, Sherbet Cup, Juice Fri, Nov 26: Closed Happy Thanksgiving Mon, Nov 29: Cranberry Chicken Salad, Grapes, Croissant, Apricots, Dessert, Juice...

Naselle Comets fly past Pirates

POMEROY––The Naselle Comets had enough of a defensive edge and offensive fire power to hand the Pirates its first loss of the season and knock them out of further post-season action by a 72-42...

PIRATES' UNDEFEATED RUN ENDS

Pomeroy Pirate seniors Trevin Kimble (43) and Trent Gwinn (13) do a high chest bump following Kimble's punt-return touchdown with time expired, closing out the Pirates' phenomenal 10-1 season with a...

On the Edge of Common Sense

Most would admit it was an unusual location to put a chain in the first place. Not that it didn’t look at home amongst the rotting posts and rusty headgate, but there it was. Miles and his wife...

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