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 By Charlotte Baker    News    June 23, 2022 

Garfield County fields public records request from Eric Hood

POMEROY–Eric Hood of Langley, Wash., an individual with an extensive history of legally exploiting the Open Public Records Act (RCW 42.56) in Washington State by filing public records requests and...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    June 23, 2022 

Three Forks Indian Trails sign finds new home

POMEROY–The Three Forks Indian Trails sign now makes its home in front of the Garfield County Museum on Columbia Street. The crew of three placed it carefully on the east side of the entrance to...

 

Free art classes offered at BMAG

POMEROY–Blue Mountain Artisan Guild (BMAG) will offer free summer classes on slected Tuesday, June 21 through August 2 at 10–11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Summer break brings an opportunity for students (K-12) to hone their artistic skills...

 

Kimble initiated as FFA president

POMEROY–The FFA Scholarship and Award banquet was held at the school cafeteria on June 2, 2022. A full house came together to recognize the year's achievements and elect new FFA Chapter Officers...

 

I'll always remember you, Pomeroy Class of 2022

POMEROY–This year's graduating class was celebrated with a 30-year-long traditional ceremony at the high school gymnasium on June 4, 2022 at 2:30 p.m. School staff, high school principal Amy Miller,...

 

Call for swim team sign-up

POMEROY–Swim team paper work and sign-up is available on-line or at the local Elementary School office. Practice will begin June 20. The summer break countdown has officially begun and with that comes the new sport season, swim team. As in the...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    Sports    June 2, 2022

Maves becomes a WWCC Warrior

WALLA WALLA–Pomeroy High School Senior Keely Maves recently signed to attend Walla Walla Community College there, to play Warrior Basketball next fall. Maves has selected and signed to play for Walla Walla Community College in Walla Walla, Wash...

 

Pioneer Celebration weekend events

POMEROY–The Garfield County Pioneer Association will celebrate over 100 years of community heritage Friday and Saturday June 10 and 11. The featured events for this year’s observance are Wine and Stein, the annual Garfield County Pioneer...

 

Youth and Family Forum set for next week

POMEROY–The fourth annual Pomeroy Youth and Family Forum community luncheon hosted by the Pomeroy Partners for Health Families will commence at the Pataha Flour Mill on Tuesday, May 24 at 11a.m.–1 p.m. The forum is a way for Pomeroy Partners for...

 

May is Older Americans Month

POMEROY–May is Older Americans Month, a celebration of all they do and represent. Older adults play a vital role in our communities–as family members, friends, mentors, volunteers, civic leaders,...

 

Cannon and Home School artists featured as BMAG shows Spring/Flowers and Abstracts

POMEROY–The Blue Mountain Artisan Guild (BMAG) Spring/Flowers and of Abstracts art reception is planned at the BMAG gallery Thursday, May 5 at 5 p.m. Over the next two months, May and June, the BMAG presents the Spring/Flower and or Abstracts art...

 

A wintery Easter Egg Hunt

POMEROY–The 11th Annual Spinners Easter Egg Hunt was successfully implemented Saturday, April 16, in spite of the wintery weather conditions. Many youngsters and their families came out to enjoy...

 

Pomeroy Spinners 11th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

POMEROY–The 11th annual Easter Egg Hunt, a Pomeroy Spinners event, will take place at the Lybecker Football Field this coming Saturday, April 16 at 1–3 p.m. The Pomeroy Spinners members will stage the East Egg Hunt festivities at the Lybecker...

 

Recycle that yard waste

POMEROY–Garfield County Chipper Day is scheduled for Saturday, April 9 at 8 a.m.–2 p.m. Garfield County will host a free chipper day for county residents to dispose of their yard waste at the old rock pit located of Gould City-Mayview Road....

 

SAIL in full swing

POMEROY–The "Stay Active and Independent for Life" SAIL classes with instructor Elizabeth Stringer are in full swing through May 24 at the Senior Center at 695 Main St. each Tuesday afternoon at...

 

Free Umpire clinic

POMEROY–A Free Umpire clinic is being offered at the Shephard Baseball–Softball fields April 10 at 1–3 p.m. The Pomeroy Little League is looking for volunteers to help “Ump” games this season. Coaches and family members who have already...

 

Editor's Note:

POMEROY–The past couple of years have been a health challenge for many Pomeroy and Garfield County citizens…and the world. During this time, so many of the local medical and health organizations have really stepped up to the front to care for...

 

Spring Farming Days this weekend

POMEROY–Spring Farming Days, a locally sponsored event, is scheduled at the Garfield County Fairgrounds on Saturday and Sunday April 2 and 3 at 9 a.m.–4 p.m. The annual events will feature...

 

Pig out on books!

POMEROY–The Elementary Schools kicked-off the first annual "Pig Out on Books" reading challenge for one week which started last Friday, March 25. The goal for each student is to read 200 minutes in...

 

Volunteers needed for spring clean-up

POMEROY–Volunteers are needed for the Garfield County Aging and Disability Annual Yard Clean-up scheduled to help the aging and disabled community on April 9. Spring is upon us and for people who are unable and/or need help with their spring yard...

 

Pomeroy Spinners planning Easter Egg Hunt

POMEROY–The 11th annual Easter Egg Hunt, a Pomeroy Spinners event, will again happen at the Lybecker Football Field on Saturday, April 16 at 1 p.m. The Pomeroy Spinners members are excited to continue the annual Easter Egg Hunt for the eleventh...

 

Faking the Famous Painting art show

POMEROY–The Blue Mountain Artisan Guild (BMAG) presents “Faking the Famous Painting and Fabric” at a Carol Wildman sponsored reception Thursday, March 10 at 5 p.m. The BMAG will feature adult artist John Zillich and Junior art from Maureen...

 

Faking the Famous Painting art show

POMEROY–The Blue Mountain Artisan Guild (BMAG) presents “Faking the Famous Painting and Fabric” at a Carol Wildman sponsored reception Thursday, March 10 at 5 p.m. The BMAG will feature adult artist John Zillich and Junior art from Maureen...

 

Wildland truck and new hires approved

POMEROY–The Garfield County Fire District No. 1 board (GCFD) approved $195,129.03 to purchase a new wildland truck, three new EMT/FF hires and other pending business. The board approved the purchase of the wildland truck for $189,129.03, and an...

 

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