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 By Charlotte Baker    News    November 24, 2022 

Quilts of Valor presented to local vets

POMEROY–Quilts of Valor were presented to four veterans during the annual Veteran's Day celebration at the High School Gym on Monday, November 14. Four veterans were awarded Quilts of Valor at the...

 

Hyer to continue as Garfield County Sheriff

POMEROY–Mid-term elections have closed and results show 77.59% of Garfield County turned out to vote, with incumbent Sheriff Drew Hyer winning the one contested race for Garfield County Sheriff...

 

Veteran Profile

NEW YORK–John "Jack" Morrow, son of J.D. and Susan Morrow of Pomeroy, retired from over 20 years of military service at the rank of major last January 31, 2022. Veteran's Day is a ceremonial day to...

 

Annual "50 Cent Sale"

POMEROY–The annual “50¢ Christmas Sale” is planned at the United Methodist Church on Saturday, December 3 at 9–11 a.m. The much anticipated “50¢ Christmas Sale” at the Pomeroy Methodist Church on 796 Columbia St, 8th Street entrance,...

 

Drew Hyer leads Kurt Miller in preliminary election results

POMEROY–Mid-term elections have closed and preliminary results show 64.43% of Garfield County turning out to vote, and the one contested race shows Drew Hyer leading by 86 points against Kurt... Full story

 

Last day set for COVID and Flu vaccine clinic

POMEROY–The Garfield County Hospital District COVID and Flu Vaccine Clinic last day at the Garfield County Fairgrounds is November 18 at 8 a.m.–12 p.m. and 1:30–3:45 p.m. For those wishing to take the COVID and Flu vaccine this fall, it is...

 

Community Forum meeting on rural inequality

POMEROY–The Southeast Washington Economic Development Association (SEWEDA) Community Forum meeting is scheduled at the Pataha Flour Mill on Tuesday, November 15 at 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The Pomeroy Community Forum meeting is a working lunch provided by...

 

Student Ministries fundraiser

POMEROY–Catalyst Student Ministries at the local Church of the Nazarene is holding a FUNDrive® fundraiser now through November 30. Donations of gently use clothing and soft household item is greatly appreciated. FUNDrive fundraisers is a way to...

 

Two free community presentations

POMEROY–The Denny Ashby Library will present two different community presentations at the Senior Center on November 9; “The importance of maintaining historical objects by Muriel Bott at 12:45 p.m. and Glory Grove by Author Gary Bye at 6:30 p.m....

 

Commentary

POMEROY–It is time to fall back one hour on Sunday, November 6, 2022 at 2 a.m. Do you remember having one less hour of sleep last March 13, 2022, when we moved our clocks forward by one hour? I do. It made things tough for a week or two while I...

 

Upcoming Veterans celebration

POMEROY–The School District's Annual Veteran's Day program is scheduled in the high school gymnasium on November 14, at 9 a.m. It is open to the public. Veteran photos due by November 4. Each year,...

 

"Let it Snow" reception at Artisan Guild gallery

POMEROY–The Blue Mountain Artisan Guild presents the “Let it Snow” reception event sponsored by JD Browns Studios, at the main street gallery on Thursday, November 10 at 5-7 p.m. The new BMAG art show “Let It Snow” will feature adult...

 

County Republicans host "Lunch with Cathy"

PATAHA–The "Lunch with Cathy" event, sponsored by the Garfield County Republican Committee (GCRC), is scheduled at the Pataha Flour Mill on October 28 at 12-1:30 p.m. Congresswoman Cathy McMorris...

 

Museum returns to winter hours

POMEROY–The Garfield Co Museum will return to winter hours on each Friday at 1-4 p.m. beginning November 4. The museum will also open at other times by request. Since this area had “summer weather” through the month of October, the museum...

 

2022 General ballots to be mailed Friday

POMEROY–The 2022 General Election ballots are scheduled to be mailed by October 21, 2022, and voters will find them in their mail boxes by early next week. Ballot packets will be mailed to you Octob... Full story

 

Maddie Dixon playing on Team USA

GREAT FALLS, MONTANA–Pomeroy High School basketball standout Maddy Dixon, a member of the University of Providence Lady Argos Women's Basketball team, will, along with her teammates, represent the U...

 

Livestock Champions bring good prices

POMEROY–The Garfield County Fair was filled with livestock, crafts, pictures of all kinds, flowers, wood craft, baked goods, canning, dehydrating and so much more; the usual collection of items to...

 

"Barnyard Luau" enjoys great weather for the 2022 County Fair

POMEROY–The Garfield County Fair's 2022 "Barnyard Luau" weekend brought many traditional features and some twists to others during the three-day event September 16-18. The county celebration...

 

Giddyup to the Fairgrounds

POMEROY–The Garfield County Fair "Barnyard Luau" three-day weekend begins Friday September 16 at 10 a.m., and will close Sunday, September 18 at 4 p.m. No specific distancing or masking protocols...

 

Smoke fills the air, again

POMEROY–Air quality is dismal due to 160 surrounding forest and wild fires in Northern California, west and northeast Oregon, west and northeast Washington, Canada, most of Idaho and Montana....

 

BMAG art classes coming soon

POMEROY–The Blue Mountain Artisan Guild (BMAG) pillow case painting classes will begin October 6; one at 3-5 p.m. and another class at 6- 8 p.m. Each participant will paint a 16 X 16 pillow case using a fall theme. The cost of the class will...

 

Gearing up to SAIL

POMEROY–The Stay Active and Independent for Life (SAIL) classes will begin at the Senior Center on Tuesday, September 27 at 1:15-2:30 p.m. The Garfield County Health District once again brings back exercise classes designed to strengthen, improve...

 

Man Cave reception

POMEROY–The Blue Mountain Artisan Guild (BMAG) kicks off the “Man Cave” art show with a reception scheduled at the gallery on September 8 at 5-7 p.m. The “Man Cave” art exhibit and reception sponsored by Jaril Lynn Farms, will display...

 

A breezy Swim the Snake

LYONS FERRY–Sixteen Washington and Idaho participates took the challenge of the 9th Annual Swim the Snake fund raiser on Saturday, August 13. The swimmers crossed the river starting at the park...

 

Rodeo Sign-up Deadline Sept. 18

POMEROY–The Garfield County Fair and Rodeo committee have set the sign-up deadline for September 18 rodeo for September 6 between 6-9 p.m. This year’s Fair and Rodeo are in the works and the Fair and Rodeo committees has asked that those wishing...

 

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