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 By Charlotte Baker    News    July 22, 2021 

No primary in Garfield County this go around

POMEROY–Registered voters in Garfield County will notice the absence of a primary ballot for this election cycle, due to no oppositional races for any one position. Voters can expect to receive a...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    July 22, 2021 

BMAG changes grand opening date to July 23

POMEROY–The Blue Mountain Artisan Guild (BMAG) have changed the date for the Fun in the Sun/Wonderful Wood Show and grand opening to July 23 at 5-7 p.m. Besides featured artists Doug Roe and...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    Sports    July 22, 2021 

Barracudas circle Pomeroy swimmers at meet

PULMAN–The Barracudas swim team touch the edge first in each division with the winning over all score of 723 for the swim meet in there July 15. The Pullman Barracudas women scored 419 to the young...

 

Fun in the Sun/Wonderful Wood Show with grand opening

POMEROY–The Blue Mountain Artisan Guild invites the public to a “Grand Opening” affair christening the new expansion to the gallery on 745 Main Street with a reception scheduled for July 22 at 5-7 p.m. In addition, sponsors of all medias Roger...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    July 8, 2021

Pickup fire on Hwy. 12 spreads, burns 20 acres

POMEROY–Garfield County Fire District No. 1 (GCFD) responded to a Ford pickup fire which had extended into the grass at mile post 415 on SR 12 at approximately 10 a.m. First to arrive at the scene...

 

BMAG summer art program on track

POMEROY–The Blue Mountain Artisan Guild (BMAG) Summer children's classes have begun and the second session of glazing students' green ware took place on July 6. The finished pieces will be ready for pick-up on July 13, and in addition, another...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    July 1, 2021

It's Hot

INLAND NORTHWEST–An upper-level ridge with easterly winds is contributing to very high temperatures, especially west of the Cascades, according to Meteorologist Matt Callihan with the National...

 

Annual Independence Day Picnic at the Mill

PATAHA–Oh say can you see, by the dawn’s early light…the rocket’s red glare, the bombs bursting in air, gave proof1 to this day that our nation still stands glorious as ever. The Annual Pataha Flour Mill Independence Day Picnic is a...

 

Schwemmer receives Quilt of Valor

POMEROY–Gwen Schwemmer received a Quilt of Valor at the final 2020–21awards assembly for the Elementary School on June 7, honoring her service in the United States Air Force. Schwemmer, an Air...

 

WSU grain varietal tours June 30

POMEROY–The Washington State University (WSU) Mayview Crop Variety Trial at the Koller farm on Tramway Road is scheduled for June 30 at 10 a.m. In addition, the WSU Winter Pea and Cereal Grain Variety tour to discuss winter peas as a rotational...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    June 17, 2021

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 Stree...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    June 17, 2021

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...

 

Class of 2021

POMEROY–The class of "180 days of different", otherwise known as the graduating Class of 2021, walked into the high school gymnasium for the last time as students during their commencement ceremony...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    June 10, 2021

Columbia Pulp reopening

STARBUCK–Columbia Pulp has begun the re-start process of its wheat straw pulp mill in Lyons Ferry, Wash., June 1. The facility began to introduce wheat straw into the system June 1, 2021 after the...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    June 10, 2021

Focus group to meet with legislators

LEWISTON, Idaho–The “We The People” group led by David Rudd, presents a meet and greet event for Idahoans and Washingtonians at the Pioneer Park on June 11 at 6 p.m. The motivation of “We The People” group is to get people (Americans) more...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    June 3, 2021

16 to graduate from P.H.S. June 5

By Charlotte Baker POMEROY–The School District No. 110 will present the 2021 High School graduating class at the "130th Commencement Ceremony" in the high school gymnasium on June 5 at 2:30 p.m....

 

Commentary

I was recently sent a cartoon picturing a man standing next to a spaceship and an alien holding a sign which read “Take me to you leader.” The man replies: “You’ve sorta come at a bad time....” It got me thinking of the state of affairs in...

 

Free Summer Lunch Program

POMEROY–Locally funded “Free Summer Lunch Program” will once again be available to community preschool–18 aged students for pick-up at the Nazarene Church on 135 9th Street, Monday–Friday, June 10–August 27 between 11:30 a.m.–12:30...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    May 27, 2021

Truck burns on SR 12

POMEROY–The Garfield County Fire District No. 1 responded to a fire of a single vehicle heading east on highway 12 at mile post 394 on May 24, 2021 at around 7:30 a.m. The fire was contained to the...

 

COMMUNITY OUTLOOK

Wednesday, May 26 Senior Center Meals–pick–up or delivery only BINGO, Pomeroy Senior Center–1 p.m. Denny Ashby Library–12–6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 27 Senior Center Meals–pick–up or delivery only Garfield County Food Bank...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    May 20, 2021

Fiber to the Home ribbon cutting

POMEROY–The Port of Garfield held a ribbon cutting on the Port office west lawn, officially signifying completion of "Fiber to the Home" rural broadband fiber optic project early this year in...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    May 20, 2021

"Fiber to the Home" has changed lives

POMEROY–The Port of Garfield Director Diana Ruchert had some great partners putting the “Fiber to the Home” plan together, executing it and seeing it through to the end. “I am so happy to have the partners I have had through the way,” she s...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    May 20, 2021

End of the gravel road

POMEROY–Mary Dye remembers how "Fiber to the Home" project all started for her. It came in the form of a very long letter from Joe Porie who sent it to her when she was first elected. "That is what...

 

Artist reception a success

POMEROY–The recent Blue Mountain Artisan Guild "Summer Show" reception featuring the work of adult photograph artist Stephanie Newberg and Junior artist Lylly Winslow had a nice crowd. "We had a...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    May 13, 2021

In person "Summer Show" reception!

POMEROY–The Blue Mountain Artisan Guild (BMAG) is delighted to feature two local artists, photographer Stephanie Newberg and junior artist Lily Winslow, in the new two-month "Summer Show" beginning...

 

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