Fire at Forest Service building

POMEROY– The United States Forest Service building suffered a fire on January 2, which was extinguished in an hour. There was damage to the lighting, walls, and carpet. The wall and carpet have...

Harris takes oath of office

POMEROY–The Pomeroy City Council swore in James Harris, approved Resolution 2022-1 and discussed 5th Street improvements at their meeting on January 4. Harris, who held the City Council position...

BOCC approves budgeted funding for Pomeroy Assist

POMEROY–The Garfield County board of commissioners (BOCC) approved Pomeroy Assist’s request for first quarter funding at their meeting on January 10. The money will come out of the Homeless...

Wintery winds, power outage plagued first shoot

POMEROY–Local Gun Club members were tested by winter conditions during the first week of the 2022 Camas Prairie 10–week competition, and scores were disappointing as a result. The Youth shooters did have a few bright spots on Saturday January...

Bakers Table grand opening set for January 15

POMEROY–A new main street handcrafted eatery and coffee spot, The Bakers Table, is planning a grand opening on Saturday, January 15 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Bakers Table, family owned and operated...

Senior Round Table

Wed, Jan 12: Salisbury Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Season Carrots, Strawberry Jell-O, Cake, Ice Cream, Birthday Lunch Fri, Jan 14: Sweet-N-Sour Chicken, Garden Fried Rice, Veggie Egg Roll,...

Wind blows out window, causes other damage

POMEROY–High speed winds caused damage to several businesses and homes in Pomeroy on Friday, January 7, 2022. The old Cardwell store lost a window, and both the Pomeroy Food Bank and The Community...

Keatts retires after 11 years

POMEROY–Debbie Keatts retired from her position with Pomeroy Grain Growers Agronomy after 11 years. She graduated from the Kelsey Baird Secretarial School in Spokane worked as a billing clerk for...

Card of Thanks

We would like to give our sincerest thanks to our local fire department and all the friends, family, and neighbors that came and helped us with our recent hay fire. We are so blessed to live in such a supportive community. The dedication to help...

Obituary

Marcus Eugene Flerchinger May 28, 1932–December 31, 2021 Marcus Eugene Flerchinger, 89, went home with the angels Friday, December 31, 2021, of natural causes at his home in Clarkston. Marcus was...

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten years ago January 11, 2012 Eastern Washington University has announced that a Pomeroy High School graduate has been named to the Dean’s List for the university’s fall 2011 quarter. Tyler...

Toppled tree causes power outage for 52 homes

POMEROY–Wind gusts of up to 50 m.p.h. downed a spruce tree in Julie and Kent Dunkle's High Street home's front yard last Friday afternoon January 7, 2022. Unusually high wind gusts last Friday,...

School Menu

BREAKFAST Wed, Jan 12: Yogurt Bar, Choice of Toppings, Granola, Fruit, Milk Thur, Jan 13: Breakfast Bar, Cheese Stick, Fruit, Milk Fri, Jan 14: French Toast Sticks, Syrup, Fruit, Milk Mon, Jan 17:...

CGI makes donation to local food bank

POMEROY–The Manager of Columbia Grain International (CGI) at Central Ferry grain terminal Ted Lowe presented an undisclosed monetary donation to Susie Bowles for the Garfield County Food Bank, in...

Pirates serve notice at Crusader Classic

COLBERT–Pirate wrestling went away from the Crusader Classic here last Saturday with a pair of firsts, two seconds and a third, with the unusual occurrence of two teammates–Braedyn White and...

Christmas Break and weather takes toll but Lady Pirates "gut out" win

POMEROY–The combination of Christmas Break and weather preventing some practices through the holiday vacation played a role but not a leading role for the Lady Pirates, who relied on composure, patience and free throws down the stretch to pull...

Bucs fall short against DeSales

POMEROY–The DeSales Fightin’ Irish defended well in this non-conference matchup January 4, where they held the Pirate offense to single digits in the second through fourth quarters for a 46-28 win. The Buccaneers hosted Touchet last Tuesday and...

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, I have enjoyed the letters to the editor from Eric McKiernan including the most recent in the 1st edition of 2022. There are few who are brave enough to stand up publicly for conservatism, morals and freedom by word or actions. I’m...

Commentary

Local businesses, members, and the community were shocked with the news that a branch of one of the area’s prevalent financial institutions, Lewis Clark Credit Union, better known as LCCU, is planning to close its doors in Pomeroy. I know I was a...

A.F. Branco

Quote of the Week

“If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever.” – Thomas...

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