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 By Charlotte Baker    News    June 3, 2021

16 to graduate from P.H.S. June 5

By Charlotte Baker POMEROY–The School District No. 110 will present the 2021 High School graduating class at the "130th Commencement Ceremony" in the high school gymnasium on June 5 at 2:30 p.m....

 

Never forget

By Dotty Van Vogt POMEROY–A moving tribute to the fallen veterans of Garfield County culminated in two flyovers by members of the "Hangar 180" group out of Lewiston, Idaho on Saturday May 29 at 12...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    June 3, 2021

School board approves resolutions; accepts resignations

POMEROY–The Pomeroy School District (PSD) Board approved Resolution 299 and Resolution 300 at the meeting on May 24. Resolution 299 is a renewal of participation in Washington Interscholastic...

 

Warden area celebrates opening of new irrigation pump system

By John Sattgast WARDEN, Wash.–Nearly 50 people attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of a new water delivery system about seven miles northeast of Warden Thursday afternoon, May 27. The new EL 47.5 pump station delivery...

 

Quote of the Week

“Don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.” – Satchel Paige... Full story

 

Commentary

I was recently sent a cartoon picturing a man standing next to a spaceship and an alien holding a sign which read “Take me to you leader.” The man replies: “You’ve sorta come at a bad time....” It got me thinking of the state of affairs in...

 
 By Baxter Black    Opinion    June 3, 2021

On the Edge of Common Sense

If it were possible to clone human beings from history, what would they be doing today? For instance, if we were somehow able to find a strand of DNA from Robin Hood, clone him and raise him in our...

 

OPINION

By Mark Harmsworth New COVID workplace restrictions, issued by Washington State Labor and Industries (L&I) late Friday (May 21), require employers to check employee vaccine documents before allowing...

 

QUICK LOOK

Stand up paddle boarding will no longer be permitted OLYMPIA–Washington State Parks has opened the St. George’s Put-in on the Little Spokane River this Friday, May 28. Starting this year, State Parks will no longer allow stand up paddle boards...

 

Library News

By Lillian Heytvelt POMEROY–Summer reading takes a wild approach for great summer fun and entertainment. The children program “Trails and Tails” begins with registration on June 9. The teen and adult program “Get Wild About Reading Bingo...

 

Pastor's Corner

Let's face it, when we are looking for some encouragement, hopeful promises, help in times of stress, or even motivation to get out of bed in the morning, we tend to turn to the New Testament in the...

 

Free Summer Lunch Program

POMEROY–Locally funded “Free Summer Lunch Program” will once again be available to community preschool–18 aged students for pick-up at the Nazarene Church on 135 9th Street, Monday–Friday, June 10–August 27 between 11:30 a.m.–12:30...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago June 1, 2011 Pomeroy High School will graduate 20 members of the Class of 2011 in its 120th commencement ceremony. State 1B championships were won by the Pirate boys’ 4x100 relay team and pole vaulter Brielle Hocking, who cleared...

 

Senior Projects

By Mckenzie Watko and Emma Severs Mckenzie Watko (left) and Emma Severs (right) designed two signs for the Ag shop in remembrance of Larry Wilson. There will be one out front on the parking lot side, which will be six feet by roughly four feet. The...

 

Senior Projects

By Katie Cook For my senior project, I helped Mrs. Severs put up signs at the football field this fall. This spring, three fellow students and I moved the signs from the football field to the...

 

Senior Projects

By Tomina Scharnhorst For the 2021 school year I continued to create the Digital Trophy Case, which will be taking all the physical awards our school has won and making them digital on a website that...

 

Senior Projects

By Hanna Gerking For my senior project, I worked with Pomeroy Partners for Healthy Families. Starting in 2015, this group coalition started an annual survey to better understand how the community...

 

Senior Projects

By Devon Noffsinger and Mason Baker Mason Baker (back left) and I (Devon Noffsinger, front right) chose to repaint the fire hydrants around Pomeroy, Wash., for our senior project. We contacted the...

 

Senior Projects

By Maya Kowatsch and Chloe Mayfield For our, Maya Kowatsch (standing) and Chloe Mayfield (passenger), senior project, we chose to renovate the outdoor elementary basketball courts. They haven't been...

 

Senior Projects

By Josielyn Zimmerman and Natalie Bryson We. (Josielyn Zimmerman (left) and Natalie Bryson (right), did our senior project at the Garfield County Hospital in the courtyard. Our project consisted of...

 

Senior Projects

By Noah Lamb and Nick Vendeland For our Senior Project, Noah Lamb (left) and Nick Vendeland (right), painted the "Couch Room" in the basement of the Nazarene Church. The project consisted of color matching and modernization of the room. This also...

 

Senior Projects

By Carson Zimmerman and Logan Ledgerwood We, Carson Zimmerman (left) and Logan Ledgerwood (right), did this senior project at the Pomeroy Gun Club; the project consisted of tearing out the old corrals that sat above the upper trap house. We did this...

 

Senior Projects

By Tyson Kimble My senior project was building a bench for the Denny Ashby Library. This project was a great opportunity for me to give back to the library for all they have done for the town of Pomeroy. This project was an opportunity for me to...

 

W.T. Wooten Wildlife Area River Restoration work requires campground and lake closures

SPOKANE–Local campgrounds to close during the Tucannon River salmon habitat man-made log jams project beginning June 7. A project planned for the Tucannon River will improve salmon habitat by...

 

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