Articles from the February 3, 2022 edition

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 By Naomi Scoggin    News    February 3, 2022

BOCC receives updates on projects, hears new proposals

POMEROY–The Garfield County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) received updates on ongoing projects and heard new project proposals at their meeting on January 31. County Engineer Grant Morgan reported tha...

 

Friends of Denny Ashby Library receives $2k grant

POMEROY–The Friends of the Denny Ashby Library received a $2,000 Humanities Washington, Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan (SHARP) grant award, specifically designed for non-pr...

 

Pomeroy student makes headlines

POMEROY–Braedyn White, a senior at Pomeroy High School, is competing in steer wrestling, according to Washington State High School Rodeo Association Senior Sunday, January 30, 2022 article. In the sho...

 

Shooters hit top scores of the year

POMEROY–The fourth Camas Prairie Telephonic 10-week shoot was a test for local shooters at the Pataha Range. A stiff, cold, easterly wind hampered target flight for everyone and it was reflected in poor scores compared to the week before. Even t...

 

Quick Look

WDFW seeks public comments on 2022-2023 hunting seasons OLYMPIA– The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is seeking public comments on proposed recommendations for 2022-2023 hunting seasons. From Feb. 2 through March 19, WDFW will a...

 

Quote of the Week

“It’s so fine and yet so terrible to stand in front of a blank canvas.” – Paul Cezanne... Full story

 
 By Joe Schmick    News    February 3, 2022

Olympia Update

OLYMPIA–Large-scale bills with huge impacts for all Washingtonians are usually best conceived, perfected, and implemented when many opinions, experiences, and priorities are brought to the table here. I think back to the legislative fixes to the M...

 

Jr. Hi. Wrestling

The 2022 Jr. Hi. Wrestlers had an amazing start on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at Jenifer Middle School in Lewiston, Idaho. The teams that attended along with Pomeroy were: Jenifer, Pullman, Orofino, Clear Water Valley, Grangeville, and Asotin. Kole...

 
 By Todd Myers    News    February 3, 2022

Proposed CO2 policies would increase price of gas 20 cents per gallon in 2023 and 50 cents in 2028

If the state legislature adopts both a CO2 cap-and-trade system and a low-carbon fuel standard (LCFS)–as the budget proposed by State Senate Democrats indicates–it would add about 20 cents to the cos...

 

Hospital Update

As we enter into this new year and look forward to the possibilities that it brings, we would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge our Board Chairman, Cindy Wolf, and our Board Secretary,...

 

Obituary

Hazel M. Crawford April 4, 1930–January 21, 2022 Hazel M. Crawford, a lifelong resident of Pomeroy, passed away peacefully Friday, January 21, 2022, from congestive heart failure. Hazel was born to A...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten years ago February 1, 2012 Pomeroy Elementary School fifth grader Makayla Miller was the winner of the Pomeroy Elementary Bee held January 5. Second place went to Danner Maves, a fourth grader,...

 

Card of Thanks

To the family and many friends of the late Marcus Flerchinger, we wish to extend our sincere thanks for your many kindnesses, and for the condolences and support we have received. We also send our gratitude and appreciation to Don Brown, Pastor Herb...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    February 3, 2022

Pirate wrestlers advance to regionals

COLBERT–Three Pirate wrestlers advanced to the 1B/2B East Regional tournament in Warden Feb. 12, finishing in the top five at the 7/9 Sub-Regional matches here Saturday. Walker Flynn finished second in the 145-lb. division to advance, Curtis W...

 

Pirates lose nailbiter

POMEROY–A slim, fourth-quarter lead couldn’t be capitalized upon and regulation ended with a 49-49 tie, then Oakesdale won overtime 15-8 for a league loss for the Pirates last week. It was Pomeroy’s first league loss for a 6-1 record, 9-5 overa...

 

Another OT win

POMEROY–The “Heart-Attack Kids” won a third overtime game in four outings, the Lady Pirates’ 42-41 win over Oakesdale last week coming with a fraction of a second remaining via a Keely Maves free throw. See the schedule on this page for record...

 

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