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 By Naomi Scoggin    News    June 30, 2022

Port discusses dam removal benefit report

POMEROY-The Port of Garfield County commissioners discussed the Snake River Dams Benefit Replacement report and upcoming lease expirations and a Washington Public Ports Association press release at...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    June 30, 2022

Fatal accident on Hwy 12

GARFIELD COUNTY–Motorcyclist, Michael C. Mingin, 69, of Keizer, Ore., dies in a one vehicle, Highway 12 collision Friday evening, June 24, 2022 at approximately 6:52 p.m. The Washington State Patrol reported that Mingin was travelling westbound of...

 

Bicycle Rides Northwest tour make camp at City Park in Pomeroy

POMEROY-Bicycle Rides Northwest, a nonprofit bike tour organization, brought hundreds of bikers to Pomeroy on June 23. The bikers spent the night in tents set up on the Lybecker football field, and...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    June 30, 2022

Poison Hemlock

POMEROY–The USDA Agricultural Research Service reports that poison-hemlock, found across the United States, is an invasive toxic plant to grazing animals and extremely poisonous to humans. This...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    June 30, 2022

Fairgrounds vacated for rental, WDFW consider new acquisition of land

POMEROY–The Garfield County board of commissioners (BOCC) discussed rental of the fairgrounds and potential acquisition of land by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife at their meeting on...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    June 30, 2022

Three suspects arrested

POMEROY–The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, Lewiston SWAT, and Quad City Task Force, in a joint effort, arrested three suspects on a search warrant June 23, 2022. It was reported by Sheriff Drew Hyer of the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office,...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    June 30, 2022

Health Dist. contracts for ABCDental

POMEROY–The Garfield County Health District board signed a contract and discussed automated external defibrillators in the county at their meeting on June 27. Resolution 2022-13 was a contract with...

 

Quote of the Week

“We aim above the mark to hit the mark.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson... Full story

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    June 30, 2022

Ranes and Wolf hired as assistant coaches

POMEROY–The Pomeroy School District Board of Directors hired two assistant coaches, approved WIAA membership renewal, PSD Counseling Program Transition Plan, and three out of field teaching placemen...

 

Democratic Governor on providing tax relief to help with inflation: "It is absolutely unconscionable not to do this"

Governor Inslee has repeatedly made it clear that he believes his spending priorities exceed any need to provide tax relief to help families deal with the impact of record inflation. On the same day Inslee declined President Biden’s call for...

 

The Blue Mountain Artisan Guild

The Blue Mountain Artisan Guild kicked off its summer children's art classes on June 21. About 15 kids created clay projects, which were fired and will be glazed at the next class....

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    June 30, 2022

Community Forum discusses Pomeroy water issues and possible solution

POMEROY–A quarterly community forum meeting hosted by South East Washington Economic Development Association discussed a solution to the low water supply for the east end of Pomeroy and Pomeroy...

 

I Know You'll Miss this Man

The Lord spoke to the heavy hearts that stood with hats in hand “Your sadness pains me deeply and I know you’ll miss this man But, it’s true what you’ve been hearing, Heaven is a real place....

 
 By Larry Bunch    Community    June 30, 2022

Nez Perce Father's Day shoot

NEZ PERCE–Four members of Pomeroy Gun Club Steve and Holly Ledgerwood, Jim Adams, and Larry Bunch, participated in the Nez Perce Idaho Father’s Day shoot June 18–19, bringing home some trophies. The Club threw 200 singles targets and Holly...

 

Amendment: Chamber signage project working through phase one funding

POMEROY–In the article “The Chamber’s sign project is fully funded,” in the June 16, 2022 edition of the East Washingtonian, further information indicates the status of the signage project has worked through the first phase. The mapping of...

 

Reading Magic

POMEROY–Friends of Denny Ashby Library and Denny Ashby Library invite the community to a free presentation of Magician Jeff Evans is coming to the Seeley Theater on July 6 at 6 p.m. The free event, sponsored through the help of the Shepherd...

 

The bombs burst in mid-air…

POMEROY–The Alvin Landkammer Fireworks, in memory of Isaac Roosevelt and Independence Day for our nation is scheduled to blast-off at the Garfield County Fairgrounds Tuesday, July 5 at dusk. The Landkammer family will once again put on a fantastic...

 

Senior Round Table

Fri, July 1: Chicken Taco Soup, Cornbread, Bean Salad, Applesauce, Dessert Mon, July 4: Closed, Happy 4th of July Wed, July 6: Pecan Chicken Salad, Croissant, Fresh Fruit, Juice, Dessert Fri, July 8: Hawaiian Swiss, Burger, Pineapple Slices,...

 

COMMUNITY OUTLOOK

Wednesday, Jun 29 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, Jun 30 Pinochle, Pomeroy Senior Center–9 a.m. Denny Ashby Library–1–7 p.m....

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten years ago June 27, 2012 A long line of people in pink swept up Main St. during last week Wednesday’s The Color is Pink Walk. The event in sin conjunction with the annual Susan G. Komen Foundation campaign to create awareness and attention to...

 

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