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Have you noticed the same ol’ message; that of what is constantly rehearsed in the media over and over and over again, has become so very tiresome? It sure has with me. I am tired of hearing how awful the right is, and, in turn, how awful the left...

 

Bikes for Books winners

POMEROY–The Evening Star Lodge No. 30 Secretary Steve Kazda presented two bikes to two student Bikes for Books winners Aria Alsup and Maverick Stroisch. Aria Alsup, a second-grade student of Mrs....

 

Hear about Steptoe Butte entrepreneur Cashup Davis

POMEROY–The Friends of Denny Ashby Library and Denny Ashby Library offer a free community presentation, "Cashup Davis: The Inspiring Life of a Secret Mentor," by co-author Jeff Burnside at the...

 

Six Youths met 10,000 shot goal

POMEROY–Six members of the Youth Basketball 2023 Ten Thousand (10,000) Shot Club, Josiah Ledgerwood, Owen Wolf, Robbie Wolf, Kanin Koller, Sidney Wolf and Carson Koller, made their quota over...

 

Sweetheart Ball set

POMEROY–The Sweetheart Ball is scheduled at Spinners Hal on Saturday, February 17 from 5-10 p.m. This casual evening event will include a Prime Rib dinner, cocktails and music for dancing and...

 

NRCS hosts listening meeting in Dayton

DAYTON–The USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service in Washington (NRCS) will conduct a meeting for the Snake River Local Working Group (LWG) at the Dayton Best Western Hotel, 507 E. Main St.,...

 

2024 WSU and UI Youth Livestock Field Day series

POMEROY–Registration for the Youth Livestock Field Day Series hosted by Idaho and Washington State Extension Offices, is now open to area 4-H and FFA youths, leaders, and families. The series will take place in three locations and dates. The first...

 

Painting on denim topic of upcoming BMAG class

POMEROY–The Blue Mountain Artisan Guild (BMAG) has scheduled an art class called Jean-O-Ology 101 Saturday, February 17 at 10 a.m. The class will use a canvas covered with denim to paint a scenery scape. Paintings using this method are hanging at...

 

Free senior health workshops

DAYTON–The Columbia County Health System (CCHS) will offer health education workshops at the Senior Center each beginning February 6, ending December 2. The CCHS have scheduled eleven free monthly community health education workshops during the...

 

Izzy the Camel, local celebrity, ambles into sunset

PRESCOTT–Izzy, the camel, passed away on January 24, 2024. He was 18 years old. So many have experience Izzy the camel and looked forward to his appearances at local and area events over the years....

 

Snow storm drops inches in Pomeroy

POMEROY–Garfield County was hit with a thundersnow storm January 9, 2024, during the early evening hours, followed by blowing winds with chill factors as low as 5° Fahrenheit. The community has not...

 

Green waste collection guidelines

POMEROY–Garfield County Public Works have set guidelines for acceptable waste allowed at the Garfield County Town Pit on Gould City-Mayview Road. There has been a recent influx of dumping at the Garfield County Town Pit. The County offers a green...

 

BMAG gallery closed for repairs

POMEROY–The Blue Mountain Artisan Guild (BMAG) announced the gallery is closed for repairs through January and will reopen in February with the "Fabulous Fabric" art show. The BMAG gallery will not have an art show in January while repairs are...

 

Pomeroy Elementary School awarded high marks plus $30,000

POMEROY–The local Elementary School is being recognized by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) and the National Association of ESEA State Program Administrators (NAESPA) as a...

 

A Christmas Tea at Pataha Flour Mill

PATAHA–The Mill's Christmas Tea is planned at the Flourmill on December 2, at 1 p.m. The Mill's Christmas Tea planned and organized by Westelle Scoggin, is open to the public. This event features...

 

Twinkle Light Sale next week

POMEROY–Downtown is celebrating the Christmas season with the Twinkle Light shopping event for retail stores on Thursday, December 7 beginning at 5 p.m. Christmas is the time of the giving spirit...

 

Twelve 4-Hers receive record book awards

POMEROY–The Record Book awards for 2022-23 were recently given to twelve junior and intermediate 4-Hers. The following reflect the categories and achievement placements. In the Junior Multi Project...

 

Hometown Christmas

POMEROY–Holiday cheer will come rolling into town as the 2023 Hometown Christmas welcomes the holidays with a variety of activities, including the annual Starlight Christmas Parade, "Pictures with...

 

Pomeroy FFA Program to receive $80,000 grant

POMEROY–The Pomeroy FFA Chapter will receive an $80,000 CASE (Curriculum for Agriculture Science Education) Capital Equipment Grant, which will be shared by both agricultural programs, announced...

 

Santa's Mailbox, now open in two locations

POMEROY–The Spinners Santa's Mailbox is now open at the Pomeroy Pharmacy and the Elementary School office until noon December 22, 2023. Children can mail their letters or wish lists to Santa using...

 

Pre-Sausage Shoot work day planned

POMEROY–The local Gun Club plans a work day on November 26 starting at 9 a.m., for the upcoming Sausage Shoot, which is scheduled for December 10. The Pomeroy Gun Club officers have decided to have a work day on November 26, to clean up the...

 

Pomeroy hoopsters winners in 5th and 6th/7th competition

POMEROY–Local Youth Basketball Fifth and Sixth Grade girls' teams take the champion position at the Veteran's Day weekend tournament hosted here on November 17-18. The local youth basketball teams...

 

Make it a Hometown Christmas

POMEROY–Hometown Christmas activities, the annual Starlight Christmas Parade, and "Pictures with Santa" Friday, November 24 at 9 a, m. Staging begins at the High School Parking lot at 4 p.m. Begin...

 

Quick Look

An old-fashioned Thanksgiving dinner gathering PATAHA–The All-Church Community Thanksgiving dinner, sponsored by the Garfield County Ministerial Association will be held at Pataha Flour Mill on Sunday, November 19, at 5:30 p.m. Make it a Hometown...

 

Teaching in Poland topic of library program

POMEROY–The Denny Ashby Library invite the public to a free presentation grant by Terry and Shirley Brandon: Teaching in Polish High School No. 3 and other European Adventures at the Denny Ashby Library, 856 Arlington, on Monday, November 13 at 7...

 

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