Articles from the May 4, 2023 edition

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 News    May 4, 2023

Schoesler: State's new capital budget includes money for Pomeroy projects

OLYMPIA–State Sen. Mark Schoesler, R-9, Ritzville, says the new two-year state capital budget passed by the Legislature passed late last week delivers funding for many projects in the 9th District, including some found in Pomeroy. "I appreciate...

 News    May 4, 2023

Natural Resources Class traipses into the Blues

The Pomeroy High School Natural Resources class went to the Blue Mountains to cap off their Forestry unit recently. Shane Severs, Heath Severson and Kevin Bott scheduled time to share their knowledge...

 By Charlotte Baker    News    May 4, 2023

Community Forum May 9

POMEROY–The 2023 Pomeroy Community Assessment is scheduled to be presented at the Community Forum at the Pataha Flour Mill on Tuesday, May 9 at 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch will be provided. Survey results conducted this year by SEWEDA in February and...

 News    May 4, 2023

National Day of Prayer at the Pocket Park

By Cindy Klaveano Special to the East Washingtonian POMEROY–National Day of Prayer observation will be held at the Pocket Park on Main Street, Thursday, May 4 at 12:05 p.m. Volunteers from Pomeroy’s local churches finalized plans for National...

 By Naomi Scoggin    News    May 4, 2023

Fire Chief appointed Garfield County Emergency Manager

POMEROY-The Garfield County board of commissioners (BOCC) appointed a temporary emergency manager, presented an award, and signed a performance agreement at their meeting on May 1. James Cleveland, Fi...

 By Naomi Scoggin    News    May 4, 2023

Design West Architecture approved for Elementary School roof project

POMEROY–The local School District approved a manager for the elementary roof project, decided to purchase a new bus, and passed a resolution at their meeting on April 24. The elementary roof...


Quote of the Week

“People change and forget to tell each other.” – Lillian Hellman... Full story


Olympia Update

By Sen. Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville, Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, and Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy This session saw some bipartisan successes as lawmakers and citizens were in Olympia together for the first time in nearly three years. That in-person...


Something Rare

GARFIELD–Pirate pitchers threw back-to-back perfect games here against Garfield-Palouse on April 25, winning 14-0 and 18-0 and getting poised for post-season play. The Pirates are 8-6 in league and...


Spring Clean-up

POMEROY–Naslund Disposal is hosting a Spring Clean-up Day at the old rock pit off Gould City-Mayview Road for household waste on Saturday, May 13 at 8 a.m.–2 p.m. On the same day and time, Garfield County will hold a combined appliance and tire...

 By Naomi Scoggin    Community    May 4, 2023

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago May 8, 2013 The 62nd observance of National Day of Prayer was held at the Nazarene Church. Attendees enjoyed talks by Ian Quarles, Carla Heytvelt and Sue Nelson on the power and...


Fruh and Boyer capture firsts in pole vault a Undeberg Invite

RITZVILLE–The Pomeroy track team had two meets this past week, first hostin 1B and 2B teams for a league meet and then traveling to the Undeberg Invite in Ritzville Saturday, April 29. "We had a lot of athletes do well at both meets but the...


Lady Pirates break winless streak with 15-11 win over G-P

GARFIELD–A seventh-inning rally propelled the Lady Pirates over the Garfield-Palouse Lady Vikings 15-11 to break a long losing spell for the fast-pitch team here on April 25, then the team finished out the season with twin-bill losses to...


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