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 By Charlotte Baker    News    December 9, 2021 

Missing teen safe; suspect apprehended in Spokane Valley

SPOKANE VALLEY–The subject of an Amber Alert issued last Monday and the individual suspected in the disappearance of the 15-year-old female from Lewiston, Idaho, is in custody here Tuesday evening. According to the Washington State Patrol, the... Full story

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    December 9, 2021 

Family, law enforcement seeks missing teen

POMEROY–An Amber Alert was issued Monday by the Idaho State Police for a 15-year-old Lewiston, Idaho, female, Lillian R. Dixon, who is considered missing and endangered in the rural area of...

 

COMMUNITY OUTLOOK

Wednesday, Dec 8 Senior Center Meals–Senior Center, 695 W. Main St.–11 a.m. BINGO, Pomeroy Senior Center–1 p.m. Denny Ashby Library–12–6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec 9 Senior Center Meals–Senior Center, 695 W. Main St.–11 a.m. Denny Ashby...

 

The "Most Wonderful Time of the Year" is here

POMEROY–The Starlight Parade, coordinated by the local Chamber of Commerce, and Sherrie and Larry Ledgerwood, kicked off the 2021 Christmas Season Saturday, November 27, with floats and county...

 

White qualifies for Ote Berry Junior Steer Wrestling World Championship

POMEROY–Local high school senior Braedyn White qualified for the Ote Berry Junior Steer Wrestling World Championship (OBJSWWC) in Las Vegas, Nev., this coming December 7–11. White not only tears...

 

Local FFA team participates in ag events

POMEROY–Local FFA members attended FFA Land Evaluation Career Development events held nearby this fall, which lead up to the State contest November 3. The State contest for FFA members was held in...

 

EWAM expansion considered

POMEROY– Eastern Washington Agricultural Museum (EWAM) Board accepted new museum pieces, estimates of donated item values, reviewed work day and potluck, and discussed plans for a third building at the October 17 meeting. The EWAM received several...

 

LCCU marks five years in Pomeroy

POMEROY–The Lewis Clark Credit Union (LCCU) celebrated five years here recently with drawings, door prized, refreshments and a children's Halloween coloring contest. LCCU also celebrated by awarding...

 

UMC's Annual 50¢ Christmas Sale is back

POMEROY–The annual "50¢ Christmas Sale" is planned at the United Methodist Church on Saturday, December 4 at 9-11 a.m. The much anticipated "50¢ Christmas Sale" at the Pomeroy Methodist Church on...

 

General Election results for 2021

POMEROY–In the 2021 general election, 44%, 740 of 1,682 registered Garfield County voters cast their ballots, weighing in on critical Advisory Votes, local city, county and district positions with...

 

Spinners annual Thanksgiving dinner

POMEROY–The Spinners organization will host the 5th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner at Maple Hall on November 25 at 12–1:30 p.m. The community dinner is free and will be served at Maple Hall for those...

 

Homecoming Court 2021

POMEROY–The 2021 Homecoming Court was presented during halftime of the football game played with Liberty Christian, Friday night, October 29. The Pirates had taken a hold of the score during the...

 

Halloween Garfield County Style

Families of all shapes and sizes were out and about along Pomeroy's Main Street early Friday afternoon seeking tricks...or treats...mainly treats from participating Main Street establishments. More...

 

GCTA's 2021 Wall of Fame

POMEROY–The Wall of Fame recipients for 2021 are Byron Walter and Jeff Ruchert. They were honored with this award for the 2021 Washington State Department of Transpiration Conference by ZOOM on...

 

Fall back Sunday

POMEROY–Fall, the season to fall back, reclaiming what was taken away in the spring, with the tradition of moving clocks back to standard time at 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 7. The practice of...

 

The Seeley has a new front sidewalk

POMEROY–The Seeley Theater front entrance sidewalk has been completed by Knox Concrete recently and some gutter reconstruction is still in progress. The new sidewalk in front of the Seeley Theater...

 

EWAM acquires new exhibits

POMEROY–The Eastern Washington Agricultural Museum (EWAM) recently acquired new equipment exhibits, accepted a new member, continued work on windmill and reviewed fair, tours and future purchases. The EWAM acquired a Case 15-27 cross motor...

 

Trick or Treat Main Street October 29

POMEROY–It is time for Main Street Trick-or-Treat and Trunk or Treat coming up this Friday, October 29, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. Local children, dressed in Halloween costumes, are invited to visit...

 

Shepherd grant apps final day Oct. 31

POMEROY–The final day to accept the 2021 grant applications from the Harold and Helen Shepherd Foundation is coming to a close on October 31, 2021 at 12 p.m. The is 25th grant year is coming to an end for southeastern Washington non-profit...

 

Pomeroy Assist awarded Shepherd Foundation grant

POMEROTY–The Harold and Helen Shepherd Foundation (Shepherd Foundation) awarded the Pomeroy Assist Garfield County Humanitarian Association with $3,000 to obtain and erect a new shed and help with...

 

General Election ballots to be mailed

POMEROY–Garfield County voters will receive their ballots for the 2021 General Election this week, according to County Auditor McKinzie Lueck. The vote-by-mail ballots are to be delivered to the...

 

Four volleyball matches postponed due to COVID

POMEROY–Pirate Volleyball matches for this week and next are temporarily canceled and the majority of the team under COVID quarantine protocols, announced Athletic Director Toddette McGreevy...

 

LCCU celebrates five years on Pomeroy's Main Street

POMEROY–The Lewis Clark Credit Union (LCCU) will celebrate five years of financial service here and invite the community to the bank festivities at 850 Main St., on Friday, October 22 at 9 a.m.–12:30 p.m. and 1–5 p.m. LCCU invites their...

 

Commentary

Once again, federal politicians have mandated the cancellation of the upcoming holidays, in a round-about way, by ensuring empty shelves, late or no delivery, and the possibility of another Fauci–COVID–protocol–proclamation. What!?–No...

 

BMCF grant avails senior foot care

POMEROY–The Senior Center will once again will have senior foot care provided by Elizabeth Stringer, R.N., available by appointment starting October 23, 2021. Aging and disability received a grant from Blue Mountain Community Foundation to provide...

 

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