Sarah Meyers supports Raise the Blues Campaign

POMEROY–Sarah Meyers is a lifelong resident here, except for my college years. Growing up, her sights were set anywhere but back in Garfield County because she didn't see career opportunities....

Snake River spring Chinook salmon fishery closes

WASHINGTON STATE–The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife have immediately closed spring Chinook salmon fishing on the Snake River below Little Goose Dam and Ice Harbor, until further notice. The WDFW have determined the Chinook Salmon...

Baseball Pirates lose a close one

ANACORTES–The season is over for the Pomeroy Pirates but not without a fight. Orcas Island squeezed two runs in late in the game to take a 2-1 lead and bump the Pirates from further baseball...

McMorris Rodgers, Pallone unveil bipartisan draft legislation to sunset Section 230

WASHINGTON D.C.–House Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) unveiled bipartisan draft legislation to sunset Section 230 of...

Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission to decide on land transaction at May 17 virtual meeting

OLYMPIA–The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission (WDFW) will decide on a proposed land transaction in Douglas County at a virtual meeting May 17. a report to the WDFW Director Kelly Susewind, including an update on petitions for which the...

REA open to grant applications

WALLA WALLA–Columbia REA is currently accepting applications for its 2024 More Powerful Together Community Grant. Grant funding will be available to eligible organizations from within the Columbia REA service area. The goal of the MPT Grant...

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago May 14, 2014 Two of the state legislators from District 9 attended Garfield County Hospital District’s open house last week Wednesday, mingling with hospital administrators and staff,...

Obituary

Thomas Robert Kucklick September 30, 1959–April 30, 2024 Thomas Robert Kucklick, 64, beloved son, brother, husband, father and agronomist passed away peacefully in his sleep Tuesday, April 30,...

Pastor's Corner

One of the most exciting adventures God has led us to embark on is establishing the Victory Baptist Church here in Dayton. Almost one year ago we held our first service at 166 E Main Street,...

Quote of the Week

“If you do not think about your future, you cannot have one.” – John... Full story

Orcas Island walks off with nail biter

ANACORTES–Orcas Island sank the Pirates' hopes for continuing in the 1B baseball playoffs with a 2-1 zinger here Tuesday, May 14. The loss ended Pomeroy's season with a 15-9 win-loss record. "The...

Pirates sending large crew to Regionals

RITZVILLE–The Pomeroy Pirates are sending quite a contingent to the District 7/9 Regional meet here Wednesday, May 15 and Friday, May 17. In the boys 100m. senior Tyler Slaybaugh will take his very...

Pirate Jr. Hi Track meet April 29

POMEROY–Junior High track competed in a home meet on April 29. It was a league meet that saw 10 teams come to Pomeroy. The Pirate boys took 1st place and the girls finished 3rd. Top scorer for the...

Three Pirate golfers to State

WARDEN–Pirate golfers Kiersten Bartels, Reggie Ott and Elena Morfin will be slinging their golf clubs at the State Golf Match in Tumwater May 21-22. Kiersten Bartels scored a two-day total of 218...

Jr. Hi Track final home meet

POMEROY––The Pirate Jr. High track team competed in their last home meet of the season on May 6. "It may have been our last home meet of the year, but our kids ended it in style," said Coach Adam...

OPINION

Pam Lewison published an opinion in The Seattle Times on April 15, 2024 sounding the alarm of diminishing farms and food producing land. By Pam Lewison Special to The Seattle Times Fourteen farms a week vanished from Washington state every week...

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