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Articles from the April 21, 2022 edition

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 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 Loyal Baker    News    April 21, 2022

Receivership order stays Sheriff's sale of Columbia Pulp I, LLC

DAYTON–The Sheriff’s Sale on the real property of Columbia Pulp I, LLC, previously set for Friday, April 15, has been stayed as a result of the innovative wheat-straw-to-pulp enterprise being ordered into receivership in a King County court. The...

 

Pee Wee Grand Champion Swine Showman at the Spring Preview

Some ham is out for a jaunty trot in the sawdust and someone else is All Business. Kenley Tetrick, daughter of Clay and Becky Tetrick of Pomeroy, was judged to be the Pee Wee Grand Champion Swine...

 

Annual Spinners Easter Egg Hunt

Easter egg hunters came from miles around to take part in the Annual Spinners Easter Egg Hunt here over the weekend, in spite the cold, wet, and snowy conditions. Four youngsters prevailed taking...

 

Quote of the Week

“The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop.” – P. J. O’Rourke... Full story

 
 By Todd Myers    Opinion    April 21, 2022

Guest Commentary

failing to come close to meeting their own COVID-19 contact tracing targets, the State Epidemiologist is “proud of the state” for the program. On the other hand, he knows who is to blame for the...

 
 By David Boze    Opinion    April 21, 2022

It's Tax Day, but you are lucky! Give thanks you aren't ALSO filing state income taxes…at least not yet!

Many people struggle to file their income taxes. They sort through a maze of paperwork and rules, try to find the documents they need to fill in the forms and schedules, and a grueling, confusing, or...

 

Warm dry trend continued in March

By Scott Pattee Water Supply Specialist USDA-NRCS Snow Survey Office What happened to our miracle March and La Nina, you may ask? Well, the warm dry trend from January and February continued through March. There were only three or four significant...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, I don’t know which is worse: that previously we’ve never had an African-American woman as US Supreme Court Justice or that we’ve never had a Justice with Public Defender experience. Both represent unique perspectives necessary...

 

COMMUNITY OUTLOOK

Wednesday, Apr 20 Senior Center Meals–Senior Center, 695 W. Main St.–11 a.m. BINGO, Pomeroy Senior Center–1 p.m. Denny Ashby Library–12–6:30 p.m. Thursday, Apr 21 FOOD Bank Distribution–865 Main St.–9 a.m.–12 p.m. Food Bank...

 

School Menu

BREAKFAST Wed, Apr 20: Whole Grain Muffins, Yogurt Cup, Cheese Stick, Fruit, Milk Thu, Apr 21: Breakfast Pizza, Tropical Fruit, Fruit, Milk Fri, Apr 22: Breakfast Bar, Yogurt Cup, Fruit, Milk Mon, Apr 25: Whole Grain Cereal, String Cheese,...

 

Senior Round Table

Wed, Apr 20: Italian Lasagna, Green Beans, Garden Salad, Garlic Bread Stick, Five Cup Fruit Dessert Fri, Apr 22: Taco Soup, Cottage Cheese, Pears, Cornbread, Dessert Mon, Apr 25: Sweet Sour Meatballs, Veggie Fried Rice, Vegetable Egg Roll,...

 
 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...

 

East Washingtonian

There are a number of unidentified portraits in the archives of the Garfield County Musuem...and their identities are unknown. If you know the names of the people in this photo, please contact the...

 

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,...

 

Obituary

Joshua Lee Hansen April 4, 1978–March 7, 2022 Joshua Lee Hansen passed away on March 7, 2022. He was 43 years old. Josh was born in Deer Park, Wash., to John Lee Hansen and Nida Rae (Demand) Hansen on April 4, 1978, and spent his early years...

 

Spinners' 11th annual Easter Egg Hunt

Inclement weather conditions didn't dampen the spirits nor the resolve of focused Easter Egg hunters last Saturday, lined up on the golf course for the Spinners' 11th annual Easter Egg Hunt. -Photo...

 

Williams and Muhlbeier take top honors at Spring Jackpot

By Charlotte Baker POMEROY– The Garfield County Spring Jackpot Preview Show awards many top awards for local and area exhibitors over the two-day event April 8-9. Coordinators Sherry Ledgerwood...

 

COURT REPORT

Garfield Co. District Court-–Judge Tom Cox: March 16, 2022 Nickolas Berna, of Boise, Idaho, pleaded guilty to gross misdemeanor Driving Under the Influence. Berna was sentenced to serve two days jail; must pay $1,837 in legal financial...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    April 21, 2022

Caruso at top of leaderboard at Pasco golf match

PASCO–Pirate golfer Chase Caruso led all women golfers at a match on the Sun Willows links here Wednesday, April 13. Caruso’s 90 was the best among women golfers from 12 schools competing in the match, said Head Coach Al Damron. “I thought we...

 

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