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 By Naomi Scoggin    News    September 22, 2022 

Fire District receives grant for breathing apparatus purchase

POMEROY–The Garfield County Fire District board of commissioners (GCFD) announced the reception of a grant and change of backup engine according to the minutes of their September 13 meeting. The...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten years ago September 19, 2012 Delbert Niebel retired from bringing bids at Fair market sale. He received a plaque from the Garfield County Market Sale Committee recognizing the auctioneer’s 30...

 

Grant Morgan resigns as County Engineer

POMEROY-Garfield County Engineer Grant Morgan submitted his resignation to the Garfield County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) at their meeting on September 6, and the board accepted a quote for a...

 

Construction bid for Pataha fiber project accepted

POMEROY–The Port of Garfield County board of commissioners accepted the low bidder for the Pataha Fiber-To-The-Home project construction at their meeting on September 6. ZeroDB bid $194,762, which...

 

City Council approves inter-fund loan

POMEROY–The Pomeroy City Council approved an inter-fund loan and a street closure request at their meeting on September 6. The council approved a loan from the city’s solid waste fund to the...

 

Man Cave show a hit

POMEROY-The Man Cave show opening at the Blue Mountain Artisan Guild on September 8 featured exhibits such as knives, taxidermy, restored cars, engineering projects, wood, metal, and clay working,...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten years ago September 12, 2012 The 2012 Garfield County Market Sale will showcase 67 exhibitors with market animals to sell. The 67 animals consist of four lambs, 23 steers, and 40 hogs. The sale...

 

Dan Wendt is new Pomeroy Jr./Sr. High School' principal

POMEROY–The School District has recently hired a new Jr./Sr. High School principal, Dan Wendt. The new principal for Pomeroy Jr./Sr. High School, Dan Wendt, is from Columbia Falls in northwest...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten years ago September 5, 2012 For the first time since 2005, Deb Waldher won’t be in the kindergarten classroom when the first day of the school year, and the first day of school ever for these...

 

Father-son team new owners of Pomeroy Food Center

POMEROY––The local grocery store, Pomeroy Foods, previously owned and operated for 34 years by Mark Schmidt, was recently purchased by Dave Swearingen and Jason Hill of Entiat, Wash. The store...

 

Weeds overgrowing ditch repair

POMEROY–The Garfield County board of commissioners (BOCC) discussed weed growth and wind damage repair at their meeting on August 29. Ditch repair on the Lewis Road that was done earlier in the...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten years ago August 29, 2012 With the 2012 harvest in Garfield County just about done, Pomeroy Grain Growers general manager Bob Cox’s evaluation is that it’s “another good year” for county...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    August 25, 2022

2022 Transit Development Plan adopted

POMEROY–The Garfield County Transportation Authority (CTA) passed a transit development plan, a zero fare policy, and signed a memorandum of understanding for Quality Behavioral Health’s recovery...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    August 25, 2022

Commissioners act to join class-action suit against opioid manufacturers

POMEROY–The Garfield County Commissioners (BOCC) voted to join a class action settlement against AmerisourceBergen Corporation, Cardinal Health, Inc, and McKesson Corporation, all three opioid...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    August 18, 2022

Health District hires Shelly Slaybaugh as community health worker

POMEROY-The Garfield County board of commissioners (BOCC) was advised of new hire for the Health District; and discusses an idle account at their meeting on August 15. The Health District reported tha...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    August 18, 2022

City grant recalled

POMEROY-The Pomeroy City Council advised of a $10,000 grant recall; authorized Mayor Paul Miller to sign lease and service contracts and discussed the booster pump station preliminary design report at...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten years ago August 15, 2012 Though Bill Chandler retired as postmaster of the Pomeroy Post Office after 21 years at the end of July, he and his wife Sheli plan on remaining Garfield County...

 

Fire Dist. CPR classes to start soon

POMEROY–The Garfield County Fire District board of commissioners authorized a contract signature and discussed a Ground Emergency Medical Transport report at their meeting on July 9....

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    August 11, 2022

Ron Weeks awarded 2022 CRABoard Program Manager of the Year

POMEROY–The Garfield County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) hosted an award ceremony at their meeting on August 8. Garfield County Engineer Manager/Surveyor Ron Weeks was presented with County Road Ad...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    August 11, 2022

Pataha fiber-to-home contract signed

POMEROY–The Port of Garfield County commissioners discussed broadband contract, certifications, and authorized Port Manager Diana Ruchert to accept two bids. The Fiber-To-The-Home contract for...

 

Hospital District joins Recovery Navigator Program

POMEROY–The Garfield County Hospital District board of commissioners agreed to a memorandum of understanding regarding the Recovery Navigator Program and discussed the status of the hospital swing...

 

National Night Out held in Pomeroy City Park

POMEROY–National Night Out, an evening of law-enforcement and community relationship building, was held at the Pomeroy City Park on August 2. Ambulances, fire trucks, police cruisers, and a...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten years ago August 8, 2012 The Pomeroy Swim team won the annual season-ending County Meet for the sixth consecutive time on Saturday, Aug 4. Ireland Mayfield was high-point 12-and-over individual...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    August 4, 2022

PSD 2022-2023 budget, several hires approved

POMEROY–The Pomeroy School District (PSD) board of directors approved hires and passed the 2022-2023 budget at their meeting on July 26. The board approved recommendations to hire Kyle Kimble as...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    July 28, 2022

County to discuss land purchase from DFW

POMEROY–The Garfield County Commissioners (BOCC) handled a number of business items, including setting a meeting with the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife to discuss a proposed...

 

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