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 By Charlotte Baker    News    August 4, 2022

Pomeroy: A Farming Community

Facing the country at this time are some heavy-laden factors that range from climate change, supply chain, taxes, and economic uncertainties. State and federal governments are pressing forward with...

 

Quote of the Week

“Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world.” – George Bernard Shaw... Full story

 

Guest Commentary

By Jomo Thomas ‘If Covid were a battlefield, it would still be warm with the bodies of the unvaccinated.” Thankfully the mandates are letting up, and both sides of the war stumble back to the new normal. The unvaccinated are the heroes of the las...

 

Politicians aren't responsible for high gas prices? Oh, give us a break

OLYMPIA–Ever since gas prices shot into the stratosphere, I’ve been hearing a chorus of apologists declare that elected officials aren’t responsible for high gas prices. Well, I happen to be an elected official, and I don’t think that’s...

 

McMorris Rodgers supports bill to strengthen election integrity

Washington, D.C.–Eastern Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) helped introduce the American Confidence in Elections (ACE) Act, comprehensive legislation to strengthen election integrity and restore confidence in the voting...

 

Pastor's Corner

We have heard is said a thousand times: “Jesus died for your sins”. Yes, it’s true. Jesus of Nazareth willing gave His life so that you might have a way back to God; a way to salvation; a way to know the fullness of forgiveness, freedom, and pe...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    August 4, 2022

PSD 2022-2023 budget, several hires approved

POMEROY–The Pomeroy School District (PSD) board of directors approved hires and passed the 2022-2023 budget at their meeting on July 26. The board approved recommendations to hire Kyle Kimble as...

 

See Primary Election results online

POMEROY–August is a month when many head away for some vacation and the same is true for the publisher of the East Washingtonian. Even though this edition of the East Washingtonian was produced ahead of its usual deadline, that doesn’t mean the...

 

Pomeroy: A Farming Community

WASHINGTON STATE–It’s no surprise that energy is a major business expense. Fortunately, farmers and ranchers in Washington now have a significant opportunity through the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Environmental Quality...

 

USDA searching for innovations in climate-smart agriculture and soil health

SPOKANE VALLEY–The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it will invest $25 million this year for the Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) On-Farm Conservation Innovation Trials program. Applications for this program are now being...

 

Water: Forever a concern

Concerns are growing about the adequacy of the available ground and surface water supply and the quality of the water to support intended uses, according to USDA and the Natural Resources Conservation Service of Washington. Agriculture is one of the...

 

Electric drone developed to do aerial application

AURORA, Colo.–Wilbur-Ellis Partners with Guardian Agriculture in multi-million dollar agreement, the largest agricultural robotics investment commitment to date, brings leading innovation in...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten years ago August 1, 2012 Pomeroy Community Center is sponsoring a Farmers Market in a portion of the Cardwell Building on the corner of Main and 7th streets. The market will open today, Wednesday, Aug 1, noon, at 708 Main St. According to Lisa...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    August 4, 2022

Crop looking good this summer

POMEROY–This year’s harvest started with a tie for the first farmer bringing in wheat between Klaveano’s and Brian Scoggin, and the wheat is lookin’ good. Wheat has been measuring at 62 pounds test weight, falling numbers are really good...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    August 4, 2022

Voter support for emergency communications strong

POMEROY--Incumbent Sheriff Drew Hyer received about a hundred more votes than challenger Kurt Miller, and Garfield County voters approved Proposition No. 1 to fund emergency communication systems and facilities, results from the August 2 Primary... Full story

 

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