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 By Naomi Scoggin    News    January 26, 2023 

Appaloosa Solar Project details outlined

POMEROY–The Appaloosa Solar Project, a joint venture by Pac Soleil and Qcells responding to Puget Sound Energy's request for proposal, was the topic of an informational meeting at the Pomeroy...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    January 26, 2023 

New CTA van will be in operation soon

POMEROY–The Garfield County Transportation Authority (CTA) board discussed the arrival of a new van, insurance for the year of 2023, and elected chair and vice-chair positions at their meeting on...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    January 26, 2023 

BOCC approves contract amendment, discusses ordinances during two meetings

POMEROY–The Garfield County Commissioners (BOCC) approved a contract amendment, discussed an outdated county ordinance, a rapid design study for Garfield County's rural areas, and Garfield County's...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    January 26, 2023 

BAT to involve Port, County to take lead

POMEROY–The Port of Garfield County Commissioners discussed the creation of a Broadband Action Team, finishing the Pataha broadband project, and passed a resolution at their meeting on January 17....

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago January 23, 2013 The annual Garfield County Cattlemen's Bull Tour will leave from Four Star Supply, the first stop will be Dutch Flat Angus (Nick & Joe Waldher) at the Geiger Gulch...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    January 19, 2023

Public hearings for water plan and efficiency goals and measures held

POMEROY–The Pomeroy City Council held public hearings on Water Use Efficiency Goals and Measures and an updated Water System Plan, discussed donations for the Tennis Court Retrofit project, and...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    January 12, 2023

Road Crew Chief Rodney Norland retires

POMEROY–The Garfield County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) fare welled retiring Road Crew Chief Rodney Norland, and passed two resolutions at their meeting on January 9. The BOCC installed McKenzie...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago January 9, 2013 Garfield County Sheriff's Office added two volunteer chaplains after a commissioning ceremony Nov. 28, 2012. The Rev. Dan Lewis of Pomeroy Nazarene Church and the Rev....

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    January 5, 2023

Commissioners honor late Judge John Henry

POMEROY–The Garfield County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) decided to lower the courthouse flag, passed a supplemental budget resolution, and signed a service agreement at their meeting on December...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    January 5, 2023

PSE donates $5,000 for City Park improvement

POMEROY–Puget Sound Energy's senior wind resources advisor Anne Walsh presented a check for a $5,000 donation to the City of Pomeroy's Park project on December 27. The donation was facilitated by...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago January 2, 2013 Papé Machinery has acquired the assets of Arrow Machinery located in Colfax and Pomeroy, an authorized dealer for John Deere Agriculture and Turf equipment, as well as...

 

Large swing in temperatures during Christmas week

POMEROY-After sub-zero temperatures and snowfall mid-week, the mercury rose into the high 30s on December 25. Accompanied by rain, the higher temperature created a slippery holiday when the snow...

 

Ashley Koller to serve second year as chairwoman of Pomeroy School Board

POMEROY–The Pomeroy School District (PSD) board of directors designated a chairman, discussed levy logistics, and accepted a bus driver resignation according to the minutes from their December 19...

 

Pataha fiber internet project in final phase

POMEROY–The Port of Garfield Commissioners discussed the Broadband Fiber-to-the-Home projects that have been in progress and the lease with Columbia Pulp according to the minutes of their meeting...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago December 26, 2012 The annual Christmas program at Pomeroy Elementary School featured Kindergarten students singing "We Wish You a Merry Christmas"; grade 1 students singing "Rudolph the...

 

CTA building project estimated to cost $1.5 million

POMEROY–The Garfield County Transportation Authority (CTA) board changed a position from an hourly to a salaried pay schedule, and received updates on ongoing projects at their meeting on December...

 

Brad Gingerich retires after more than 45 years at Pomeroy Pharmacy

POMEROY–Brad Gingerich celebrated his retirement on December 15, at the Pomeroy Pharmacy, where he has worked for more than 45 years. The celebration was small and consisted mostly of regular...

 

Public Health passes 2023 budget

POMEROY–The Garfield County Public Health District board passed several resolutions, including their 2023 budget, and discussed an ending grant as well as a new logo at their meeting on December...

 

Senior Center hosts bake sale

POMEROY–The Pomeroy Senior Center hosted a bake sale fundraiser on December 19. The sale featured candies and caramel popcorn, as well as cookies, pies and bread. The sale is a recurring and...

 

Elementary students perform holiday program

POMEROY–The Elementary School students performed their annual Holiday Program at the Pomeroy Jr/Sr High School on December 14. The students presented by classes, each class performing two songs....

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago December 19, 2012 Pomeroy Senior Center's annual Christmas dinner and program entertainment will be provided by Wyatt Keller on saxophone, Vegas Vecchio on piano, vocalist Max Ruchert,...

 

Port rejects fiber design bids

POMEROY–The Port of Garfield County commissioners declined all bids received for the Northeast Garfield County optic fiber internet project, accepted a lease for a building, and discussed the...

 

Hospital to get new van with Shepherd Foundation grant

POMEROY–The Garfield County Hospital District Board of Commissioners has received a $40,000 Shepherd Foundation grant to be used to purchase a new van. In other business, commissioners amended...

 

County Commissioners pass levy shift

POMEROY-The Garfield County board of commissioners (BOCC) passed a levy shift, signed 2023 levy increase resolutions and signed a burn delegation letter at their meeting on December 12. The levy...

 

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