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 By Naomi Scoggin    News    May 12, 2022 

May 11-17 declared National Police Week

POMEROY-The Garfield County board of commissioners (BOCC) declared National Police Week, plans to vacate a section of county road right-of-way, and appointed Board of Equalization member at their...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    May 12, 2022 

County Transit orders new vehicle, creates full-time driving positions

POMEROY-The Garfield County Transportation Authority voted to create full time bus driver positions and discussed the design of a proposed new building at their meeting on May 9. Two positions of...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    May 12, 2022 

Hospital swing bed reinterpretation brings out Pomeroy citizens to rally

POMEROY-Citizens here came together on the corner of 6th Street and Main in a rally to show their support of keeping Garfield County Memorial Hospital (GCHD) residents in the hospital on May 5....

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    May 12, 2022 

Port receives commendation for Pomeroy fiber project

POMEROY–The Port of Garfield County board of commissioners received a commendation, authorized purchase of fiber internet drops and discussed maintenance improvements at their meeting on May 3. The...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    Community    May 12, 2022 

Pomeroy observes National Day of Prayer

POMEROY–Many local people gathered at Oasis Park to participate in the National Day of Prayer on May 5. Prayers were given at the gathering in Oasis Park at mid-day and throughout the day by...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    May 12, 2022 

Hospital to purchase eight IV pumps

POMEROY–The Garfield County Hospital District board of commissioners (GCHD) voted to purchase eight new IV pumps at their meeting on May 2. The Garfield County Memorial Hospital currently has three...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    Community    May 12, 2022 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten years ago May 16, 2012 Mayor Paul Miller took a photo of the moose that allegedly rampaged on the west side of the city late Thursday afternoon. The moose headed west past the baseball fields...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    May 5, 2022

New sales tax for emergency communications equipment to go on August ballot

POMEROY–The Garfield County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) approved a sales tax ballot entry; resolution 2022-14; payment of $414,338.70 to Poe Asphalt; and other business at their meeting on May 2....

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    Community    May 5, 2022

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten years ago May 9 2012 Elton Brown of Pomeroy and his grandson Jason Brown of Clarkston spent part of Saturday morning at Garfield County Memorial Hospital’s long-term care wing, entertaining...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    April 28, 2022

Port firm on stance of keeping Lower Snake River Dams

POMEROY–Port of Garfield Commissioners heard arguments to retain dams on the lower Snake River and approved the go ahead on a wellness grant application. Port Commissioners Ed Crawford and Matt...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten years ago May 2, 2012 Voters will decide on three positions in the Aug. 7 primary election. County Auditor Donna deal said Commissioner District 1 and District 2 positions will be on the ballot,...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    April 21, 2022

Upper Deadman paving project to begin on schedule, weather permitting

POMEROY–The Garfield County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) reaffirmed the beginning date of the Upper Deadman paving project at their meeting on April 18. Weather permitting, the project will begin...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    April 21, 2022

Health District to have new Program Coordinator

POMEROY–The Garfield County Health District board accepted Jessica Nelson’s resignation as Program Coordinator at their meeting on April 18. A new Program Coordinator will be hired, and Nelson...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    April 21, 2022

GCFD to get new HVAC system

POMEROY–The Garfield County Fire District board of commissioners approved a quote from Lazer Heating and A/C for a new HVAC system at their meeting on April 12. The project, which includes some...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    April 21, 2022

City Council receives grant check

POMEROY–Mayor G. Paul Miller accepted a $2,500 check presented by Northwest Farm Credit Services representatives Carlye Anderson and Emily Trees, on behalf of the City Council at their meeting on...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    April 21, 2022

Free fare policy for GCTA allows for State incentive to be accessed

POMEROY–The Garfield County Transportation Authority (GCTA) discussed a state-incentivized policy at their meeting on April 18. The policy allows clients 18 years of age or younger to ride free of...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten years ago April 25, 2012 Tom Von Kaenel, a retired military veteran on a cross-country bike ride, will stop in Pomeroy on Monday, April 30. Ed Huntington is organizing a welcome for Von Kaenel,...

 

Hospital District receives $1 million grant from USDA

POMEROY–The Garfield County Hospital District Board of Commissioners (GCHD) received a $1 million grant from the United State Department of Agriculture. In other business, approved a blanket warmer...

 

City Council passes animal control ordinance

POMEROY–The Pomeroy City Council passed Ordinance 925; received federal grant money; holding a public hearing and were advised of booster pump project cost increase at the meeting April 5. The City...

 

April 10-16 declared National Public Safety Telecommunicator's Week

POMEROY–The Garfield County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) signed a proclamation declaring April 10-16 as National Public Safety Telecommunicator’s Week at their meeting on April 11. The...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten years ago April 17, 2012 The production of “The Pied Piper” by Pomeroy School District and Missoula Children’s Theatre entertained the community last week Friday in the elementary school...

 

City of Pomeroy's Complete Streets project nearly finished

POMEROY–The Pomeroy City Council held a continued meeting on March 29 to approve paying two invoices accrued for the "Complete Streets project; one from Flynn's Electric and the other to Knox...

 

Windy weather for Spring Farming Days

POMEROY–It wasn't too windy to plow as the Eastern Washington Agricultural Museum (EWAM) held its Spring Farming Days on April 2 and 3. Six teams of horses and mules–also called hitches–pulled...

 

Pavement sealing on Upper Deadman to get underway

POMEROY–County Engineer Grant Morgan reported the start date for the pavement sealing project on the upper Deadman at the Garfield County Commissioners meeting on April 4. The project will begin on...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten years ago April 11 2012 With a beautiful sunny afternoon the day before Easter, the Spinners Club’s annual Easter Egg Hunt drew hundreds of kids ready to find a total of more than 1,500...

 

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