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Articles from the March 25, 2021 edition

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 By Jack Peasley    News    March 25, 2021

LMI survey can help Pomeroy

POMEROY–The local City Council has authorized a Low–and–Moderate Income (LMI) independent income survey for community residents. This survey will determine if this area is eligible for state...

 

Water, water, everywhere?

POMEROY–No, the City Crew was not attempting to give a new meaning to "drive-through banking" last Thursday afternoon. They were repairing a leak in a water line running under the sidewalk in front...

 
 By Dotty Van Vogt    News    March 25, 2021

Susie Bowles elected VP of Fair Board

POMEROY–The Garfield County Fair Board approved newly elected Susie Bowles as board vice-president. Fair entry forms and demonstrations were discussed. Larry Ledgerwood advised the group of three different programs available for online entries,...

 
 By Dotty Van Vogt    News    March 25, 2021

Lewis joins the City of Pomeroy crew

POMEROY–The "City Crew" welcomes another friendly face with the addition of Brian Lewis, the newest member of the department. Lewis grew up in Dayton, graduating from Dayton High School in 2008....

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    March 25, 2021

Frank Gurney Inc. to fulfill guardrail project

POMEROY–The Garfield County Commissioners (BOCC) approved Frank Gurney Incorporated, out of the Spokane Valley after reviewing submitted bids for the guardrail project on Bell Plain road at the...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    March 25, 2021

Scoggin new reporter at EW

POMEROY–A new reporter, Naomi Scoggin, has joined the East Washingtonian staff and will handle meetings and events in the community. Scoggin is the daughter of Marvin and Sarah Scoggin and was born...

 

Quick Look

Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety and Other Key Staff Appointments WASHINGTON D.C.–The USDA released the names of individuals who will hold senior positions in Washington, D.C. Sandra Eskin was named Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety;...

 

Quote of the Week

“Pennies do not come from heaven. They have to be earned here on earth.” – Margaret Thatcher... Full story

 

Olympia Update

OLYMPIA–We've seen a lengthy list of very contentious and unnecessary bills this session that would make it more expensive to work, live and raise a family in Washington state. The one that rises...

 

A. F. Branco

A. F. Branco...

 
 By Baxter Black    Opinion    March 25, 2021

On the Edge of Common Sense

Imagine you were a livestock man in medieval England a thousand years ago. It’s early spring. Snow on the ground, mud in the cow lot. You walk the small pasture where the heavy heifers are kept....

 
 By Pam Lewison    Opinion    March 25, 2021

OPINION

Washington state pays the highest Adverse Effect Wage Rate (AEWR) in the country, $16.34 an hour. The AEWR acts as a de facto minimum wage for the federal H-2A temporary worker visa program. The H-2A program allows farmers and ranchers all over the...

 

OPINION

A recent study by the State Policy Network illustrates hospitality industry job losses from January 2020 to January 2021 and, unfortunately, Washington State has some of the highest number of jobs...

 

National Ag Day Proclamation

Editor's Note: Here at the East Washingtonian, we salute our local and national producers in their efforts to continually sustain the health and wellbeing our national and the world markets, managing our most valuable commodities for today and...

 

School Menu

BREAKFAST Wed, Mar 24: Whole Grain Pop Tarts, Cheese Stick, Fruit, Milk Thur, Mar 25: Biscuit Breakfast Sandwich, Banana, Fruit Juice, Milk Fri, Mar 26: Pancake w/syrup, Pineapple Tidbits, Fruit...

 

Senior Round Table

Wed, Mar 24: Turkey Salad with Oranges, Bread Stick, Applesauce, Pickled Beets Fri, Mar 26: Cream of Potato Soup, Cottage Cheese with Pears, Carrot Sticks, Cheddar Biscuit, Juice, Dessert Mon, Mar 29: Mexi-Tator Tot Casserole, Corn, Broccoli Cup,...

 

COMMUNITY OUTLOOK

Wednesday, Mar 24 Bluewood–2000 North Touchet Rd–open 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Senior Center Meals–pick–up or delivery only BINGO, Pomeroy Senior Center–1 p.m. Denny Ashby Library–12–6:30 p.m. Thursday, Mar 25 Bluewood–Pepsi 2 for 1 Thursday...

 

Easter Egg Hunt approved

POMEROY–The local service club, Spinners, submitted a plan for the annual Easter Egg Hunt which was approved by Garfield County Public Health Administrator Martha Lanman prior to the recent move int...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago March, 2011 Pomeroy’s Little Guy Wrestling tournament packed the high school gym with 319 wrestlers competing from 11 different cities in the area. Twenty-Five Years Ago March 27, 1996 A complaint for damages has been filed in...

 

CPTA shoot Walla Walla

POMEROY–Seventeen local Gun Club members participated, at least in part, at the 2021 Camas Prairie Trap Shoot in Walla Walla over the March 19–21 weekend. The shoot featured 300 16-yard Targets, 3...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    March 25, 2021

Chloe Mayfield named to All-League team

POMEROY––Senior Pirate outside hitter Chloe Mayfield has been named to the Southeast 1B District 9 All-League Volleyball team. Mayfield was the sole Lady Buccaneer selection to the 14-player...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    March 25, 2021

Pirates close covid football season with win

POMEROY––In a high-scoring game, the Pomeroy Pirate Football Program counted one more win in this five-game covid season, defeating the Clarkston High School Bantam Jayvees 58-42 here March 15....

 

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