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Articles from the July 21, 2022 edition

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 By Charlotte Baker    News    July 21, 2022

EWAM asked for SWRA nominees

POMEROY–The Eastern Washington Agricultural Museum (EWAM) board read a letter from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA), Southeast Washington Resource Advisory Committee; handled bill paying, accepted membership update, and acknowledged donations...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    July 21, 2022

Health District funding periods end and begin again

POMEROY–Garfield County Health District passed an amendment to its Consolidated Contract and discussed necessary funding actions at the meeting on July 18. The Foundational Public Health Services...

 

Bank of Eastern Washington collects School Supplies

POMEROY–Bank of Eastern Washington is collecting school supplies for local elementary students at its Washington branches. These supplies will be distributed to local schools in August. “If you would like to help, please drop your school supply...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    July 21, 2022

County Commissioners named WAAE 2022 Legislator of the Year

POMEROY–The Garfield County board of commissioners (BOCC) accepted an award and approved a fund transfer at their meeting on July 18. The Washington Association of Agricultural Educators honored...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    July 21, 2022

New vehicle is now hitting the roads

POMEROY-The Garfield County Transportation Authority (CTA) discussed funding received and a new vehicle at their meeting on July 18. The CTA received Supplemental Paratransit Special Needs funding of...

 

Blues Intergovernmental Council provides recommendations for Forest Plan Revision in the Blue Mountains

LA GRANDE, Ore. (July 14, 2022) – Following two years of collective work, the Blues Intergovernmental Council (BIC) has provided recommendations to the USDA Forest Service (Forest Service) on desired conditions for key forest management issues in...

 

Quote of the Week

“A man always has two reasons for doing anything: a good reason and the real reason.” – J.P. Morgan...

 
 By Larry Bunch    Sports    July 21, 2022

Pomeroy Gun Club Western Zone Shoot

COLTON–Six members of Pomeroy Gun Club participated in the Western Zone shoot July 15-17 hosted by the Colton Gun Club. Bob Koller, Steve and Holly Ledgerwood, Larry Bunch, Buck Geiger, and Terry...

 
 By Jason Mercier    Opinion    July 21, 2022

WEA asks state supreme court to do what voters won't on income taxes

The Washington Education Association (WEA) on June 30 filed a legal brief with the state supreme court in the capital gains income tax case asking the justices to change their prior rulings and now declare that income isn’t property (meaning you...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, Congresswoman. First you voted against protecting children from mass shootings by weapons of war. Then you voted against women having their own choice over their own bodies. Then you voted against environmental protection. And now...

 

Reach the Emotional Health Hotline by dialing 988

OLYMPIA–The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has issued an update on how to connect with the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (NSPL) by using 988. The DOH advises as of July 16, 2022, a person may call, text or chat 988 to be...

 

Senior Menu

Fri, July 22: Macaroni-N-Cheese, Cheddar Sausage, Beets, Cottage Cheese, Pears, Breadstick Mon, July 25: Southwest Chicken Salad, Tomato Slices, Fruit Cocktail, Roll Wed, July 27: Chili, Cornbread, Peaches, Pickled Beets, Cookie, Juice Fri, July 29:...

 

COMMUNITY OUTLOOK

Wednesday, Jul 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. Evening Star Lodge No. 30 F&AM meeting–Dick Brown Community Bldg.–7:30 p.m. (tentative)...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten years ago July 18, 2012 Eastern Washington Agricultural Museum’s second building on the Garfield County Fairgrounds is on schedule, with the crew from Mike’s Pole Barns, Clarkston completing...

 

Pirate Swim team makes a big splash

By Charlotte Baker POMEROY–The Pirates Swim Team took first place at seasons second meet against Colfax, and Garfield-Palouse-Oakesdale-Plummer (GPOP) in Colfax on July 14, after placing second at...

 

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