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Articles from the January 26, 2023 edition

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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... Full story

 By Charlotte Baker    News    January 26, 2023 

Two levies on February special election ballot

POMEROY–A replacement Educational Programs and Operations (EP&O) levy for four years, and a six-year Capital levy will be on a special February 14, 2023 ballot for voter approval in Garfield...

 By Charlotte Baker    News    January 26, 2023 

CGI donates new product line to food banks

POMEROY–Columbia Grain International (CGI) has donated 15 cases of its Balanced Bushel Line of Beans and Pulses to Food Banks and Senior Centers in Garfield, Columbia and Whitman Counties. Using...

 By Charlotte Baker    News    January 26, 2023 

Displaced males statistics alarming

WASHINGTON STATE–Rep. Mary Dye, R-9, has introduced legislation, House Bill 1270, to create a Washington State Commission on Boys and Men, first-of-its-kind in the nation. (See "Olympia Update, page... Full story


Quote of the Week

“If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.” – H. G. Wells... Full story



By John Sattgast OLYMPIA–Rep. Mary Dye has introduced legislation that would create a new Washington State Commission on Boys and Men tasked to address the well-being of boys, male youth and men across the state. "There are many issues that impact...

 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...


Pomeroy Assist receives Puget Sound Energy contribution

Puget Sound Energy contributed $1,000.00 to Pomeroy Assist: Garfield County Humanitarian Services. Pomeroy Assist provides a variety of services to our community including emergency housing services,...

 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POMEROY–The Garfield County Commissioners (BOCC) approved a contract amendment, discussed an outdated county ordinance, a rapid design study for Garfield County's rural areas, and Garfield County's...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 Larry Bunch    Sports    January 26, 2023 

Junior shooter team ties for top position with 71

POMEROY–Week three of the Camas Prairie Trapshooting Association (CPTA) ten week shoot greeted shooters with some breezy cold conditions but did not prevent some shooters from excelling when breaks in the weather occurred. Saturday was the tougher...


Jr. Hi Pirate Girls Volleyball beats Tekoa-Rosalia

The Pomeroy Jr. High girls' volleyball team defeated Tekoa-Rosalia 25-8, 25-15, 15-3 in the first match of the season Jan. 19. We did a great job of transitioning from offense to defense and limited our mistakes. I was very impressed with how well...

 By Loyal Baker    Sports    January 26, 2023 

Turnovers hurt Lady Pirates in loss to Oakesdale

POMEROY–Adding to the difficulty of facing the Lady Nighthawks in their house, a night of higher-than-usual turnovers committed by the Lady Pirates helped Oakesdale to a lopsided 67-17 win. The... Full story

 By Loyal Baker    Sports    January 26, 2023 

Slusser trey lifts Pirates over Oakesdale 'Hawks

POMEROY–Jett Slusser drained a three pointer in the final seconds of the game to give the Pirates a 47-44 decision at Oakesdale and a big league win, preserving Pomeroy's good 6-1 league record as... Full story

 By Loyal Baker    Sports    January 26, 2023 

Winona dominates at Coyote Classic

KITTITAS–At the Coyote Classic here last Saturday, Pirate wrestler Curtis Winona dominated the 182-lb. classification, taking all three matches for first place. Coming up for Pomeroy Wrestling is the League Dual Championships at...


Senior Round Table

Wed, Jan 25: Ham and Bean Soup, Relish Cup, Cheddar Biscuit, Fruit Salad, Juice Fri, Jan 27: Hamburger Patty, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Stewed Tomatoes, Fruit, Roll Mon, Jan 30: Chicken Club Salad,... Full story


Community Outlook

Submit an Event Wednesday, Jan 25 Senior Center Meals–Senior Center, 695 W. Main St.–12 p.m. BINGO, Pomeroy Senior Center–1 p.m. Denny Ashby Library–12–6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan 26 Food Bank... Full story


School Lunch Menu

BREAKFAST Wed, Jan 25: Yogurt Bar, Granola, Fruit, Milk Thur, Jan 26: Whole Grain Waffles, Syrup, Fruit, Milk Fri, Jan 27: Breakfast Bar, Cheese Stick, Fruit, Milk Mon, Jan 30: Whole Grain Cereal, Cheese Stick, Fruit, Milk Tue, Jan 31: Egg Tacos,... Full story


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