Articles from the May 25, 2023 edition

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 By Loyal Baker    News    May 25, 2023

Races form but will skip August 1 Primary

POMEROY–Races for City of Pomeroy Council positions have gelled with the end of the filing period last week. Incumbent Mayor G. Paul Miller will be opposed in the November 7 General Election by...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    May 25, 2023

See you at Dayton Days Rodeo!

DAYTON–Two performances of buckin', snortin' hide and hair will raise the excitement level at the 2023 Dayton Days-Columbia County Fair Rodeo, this Friday and Saturday, May 26 and 27. The first...

 
 By Loyal Baker    News    May 25, 2023

Missing Dayton man found

The remains of Guadalupe "Andy" Benavides, 47, of Dayton, who has been missing since April 13, 2023, were located in a remote part of north Walla Walla County, along with the vehicle he was last seen...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    May 25, 2023

EWAM receives funds for handicap accessible parking lot

POMEROY–The Garfield County board of commissioners (BOCC) discussed handicap accessible parking at the Eastern Washington Agricultural Museum and approved a long-term camping exemption at the Fairgr...

 

Quote of the Week

“It’s easy to make a buck. It’s a lot tougher to make a difference.” – Tom Brokaw... Full story

 

Final stage for PHS Class of 2023

POMEROY–The 2023 Senior Class will begin the final days as PHS Seniors with Baccalaureate in the High School cafetorium at 7 p.m. Then the Senior Class will take their final stroll through the...

 

Public Health to sponsor CPR classes

POMEROY–The Garfield County Public Health District announced a new free cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) class program, discussed how Covid-19 cases will be handled, and announced the location... Full story

 

Kaleigh White graduates from Gonzaga University

Dayton High School graduate Kaleigh White recently graduated Cum Laude from Gonzaga University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a minor in Environmental Studies. She is the daughter...

 

GC Fairground show ring projects

POMEROY–The fences are complete in both the hog and beef show rings. The hog ring is now usable. The beef ring has new sod so we will not be able to use it for a while. A thumbs up to everyone who helped install the sod on Friday. Please do not...

 
 By Melissa Gemmell    News    May 25, 2023

Library Board approves two policies for review

DAYTON-The Columbia County Rural Library Board approved to send two revised policies to the CCRL attorney for review; gave direction and deadline for Library District Dissolution petition; heard...

 

Free art summer art classes

POMEROY–The Blue Mountain Artisan Guild (BMAG) will offer free classes to area students beginning June 27 through the end of July. Summer is fast approaching and BMAG has planned summer art class days free to student youths, ages five and above....

 

Letters to the Editor Encouraged

The Letter to the Editor space on the opinion page provides a forum for local residents to express their opinions and concerns about matters of public interest as part of the "community conversation." Letters may be mailed to Letter to the Editor,...

 

Free food distribution coming to First Christian Church

POMEROY–The 2nd Harvest Mobile Market, out of the Tri-Cities, is coming to Pomeroy on June 2. They will be at the First Christian Church from 12-2 p.m., at 310 S 8th St, and will bring enough food...

 

Weather Forecast

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening....

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago May 29, 2013 Pomeroy Pirate pole vaulter Kenny Lomen-Carr cleared 13 ft. at the State 1B track championship meet Friday at Easter Washington University in Cheney. Kenny broke the old...

 

OBITUARY

Emil Brent Johnson, Sr. September 12, 1972–May 13, 2023 Emil Brent Johnson, Sr., 50, of Starbuck, Wash., passed away May 13, 2023 at his Starbuck home. Emil was born September 12, 1972 in Madras, Ore. He grew up in Madras and Albany, Ore. Upon comp...

 

Pastor's Corner

We often sing a hymn that contains the phrase, "like the prophet, my pillow a stone" (referring to Jacob resting his head on a stone). Most of us know what it's like to drag ourselves through the day...

 
 By Kaye Eaton    Community    May 25, 2023

From the Dayton Chronicle archives

Ten Years Ago May 22, 2013 Veterans march through Dayton to raise awareness of WWII vets in hospitals. Their journey is simple – to march 100 miles from the Walla Walla Veterans Hospital over Memorial Day Weekend to shake hands and to say thanks...

 

Pirate Ponies 4-H Club hosts first horse show

POMEROY–The Pirate Ponies 4-H Club hosted a horse show at the Garfield County Fairgrounds on May 20. The "May the Horse be with You" show included Showmanship, Western Pleasure and Equitation, Engli...

 
 By Larry Bunch    Sports    May 25, 2023

Washington State ATA Trap Shoot

WALLA WALLA–Seven members of the Pomeroy Gun Club participated in all or some of the Washington State ATA Trap Shoot at the Gun Club there, where some good scores were shot by the Pomeroy Gun Club members on Thursday May 18 through Sunday May 21....

 

Health Resource Fair provides service information

POMEROY–A health resource fair was held at the Pomeroy Senior Center on May 18. Participants set up tables with services and contact information, and the fair was open to the public. Participating...

 

Pomeroy FFA wins Seabeck Award

The 2023 Jim Seabeck Award went to Pomeroy FFA, represented by Peyton Cannon, Kyzer Herres, Grayson Slaybaugh, Kendall Dixon, Stacia Bowen, Trevin Kimble, Colby Ledgerwood, Trevin Walton, and Jillian...

 
 By Melissa Gemmell    News    May 25, 2023

Finalizing end of school year, laying plans for next

DAYTON-Five student presentations were given to the Dayton School Board to start their regular monthly meeting on May 17. Reports were provided by ASB President Hudson Reser and Athletic Director Sam... Full story

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    May 25, 2023

Lady Wolfpack advances with win over Goldendale, bows out with losses

DAYTON–DW's Lady Wolfpack Fastpitch ten-runned the Goldendale Lady Timberwolves 16-1 here Wednesday, May 17, to advance in the District 5 2B Fastpitch Softball tournament, but then fell to...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    May 25, 2023

Ten Pirates qualify for State Track, pole vaulters sweep event

COLFAX–The heat sheet for the 1B State Track and Field Championships, this weekend in Yakima, is unique: six of the 14 state berths, indeed five of the top six, are Pomeroy Pirates, and a total of...

 

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