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National Night Out August 2 at park

POMEROY–National Night Out, sponsored and promoted locally by the Garfield County Sheriff’s department, is coming to the City Park here on August 2 at 5-8 p.m. National Night Out is for the whole community to come together to interact with our...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    July 28, 2022

Primary Election ballots due Aug. 2

POMEROY–The Primary Election ballots are due to be delivered or mailed back to the Garfield County Auditor by August 2, 2022. At the county level, two candidates are vying for Garfield County Sheriff: incumbent Drew Hyer and challenger Kurt...

 

See Primary Election results online

POMEROY––It’s summer and it’s vacation season! Coming up is also Washington State’s 2022 Primary Election on Tuesday, August 2. Coincidentally, the production staff of the East Washingtonian will be on a previously planned vacation the...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    July 28, 2022

County to discuss land purchase from DFW

POMEROY–The Garfield County Commissioners (BOCC) handled a number of business items, including setting a meeting with the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife to discuss a proposed...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    July 28, 2022

Port tables fate of warehouse

POMEROY–The Port of Garfield County commissioners approved a procedures resolution, adopted a state-approved mileage rate, and discussed warehouse No. 3 at their meeting on July 19. Resolution...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    July 28, 2022

Fire District receives funding

POMEROY-The Garfield County Fire District commissioners discussed funding at their meeting on July 12, according to minutes. The Fire District has received a Ground Emergency Medical Transportation...

 

10,000 Shot Club started in Pomeroy

POMEROY–The Pomeroy Youth Basketball organization announces the inaugural 10,000 Shot Club started this week July 25. The Pomeroy Youth Basketball, a parent and community-based organization, has put together the 10,000 Shot Club, or Pomeroy 10K...

 

Pirates Swim Team wins one, places third second time

POMEROY–The Pirate Swim Team competed in two meets this week on Thursday July 21, placing third against Colfax and Pullman in a meet held at the Colfax pool, and took first place at the Tuesday,...

 

Quote of the Week

“Reading is knowledge and knowledge is powerful.” -Charlotte Baker... Full story

 

Guest Commentary

By Camela McKinley East Washingtonian Guest Columnist “You should believe what you want to believe, in this country.” I quote that exactly. I ran to write it down the second after I heard it. It was stated by an anti-vaxxer who was part of a...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, Abortion is not a constitutional right. The government should not ban, promote or fund abortions. Abortion is a personal decision and responsibility of the parties involved only. What I do not understand people rioting and protesting...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten years ago July 25, 2015 Angie’s Dance Studio will hold a recital Thursday, August 2, at the Holy Rosary Catholic School. Performers include Esther Scoggin, Shaylyn Roosevelt, Emily Wolf, Teresa...

 

BMAG Man Cave show

POMEROY–The Blue Mountain Artisan Guild will present the "Man Cave" show in September featuring art from men and boys, specifically. The BMAG is giving all men and boys with an artistic aptitude...

 

COMMUNITY OUTLOOK

Wednesday, Jul 27 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, Jul 28 Pinochle, Pomeroy Senior Center–9 a.m. Denny Ashby Library–1–7 p.m....

 

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