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Articles from the September 1, 2022 edition

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Father-son team new owners of Pomeroy Food Center

POMEROY––The local grocery store, Pomeroy Foods, previously owned and operated for 34 years by Mark Schmidt, was recently purchased by Dave Swearingen and Jason Hill of Entiat, Wash. The store...

 

Weeds overgrowing ditch repair

POMEROY–The Garfield County board of commissioners (BOCC) discussed weed growth and wind damage repair at their meeting on August 29. Ditch repair on the Lewis Road that was done earlier in the...

 

WWCC selected for $650,000 grant award

WALLA WALLA–The United States Department of Education has awarded Walla Walla Community College (WWCC) $654,889 through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) Supplemental Support under the American Rescue Plan (SSARP) program. The...

 

Pirates open 2022 fall season tonight

POMEROY––A schedule change finds Pirate football opening its season tonight against the Orofino Maniacs with a 7 p.m. kick off at Lybecker Field. Lady Pirate Volleyball will sidestep the...

 

Congresswoman reacts to Inslee/Murray dam study

SPOKANE–Eastern Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) weighed in on Washington Governor Jay Inslee and Senator Patty Murray's published report and recommendations leaving the door open for breaching the Lower Snake River dams. "Th...

 

Quote of the Week

“Thinking: the talking of the soul to itself.” – Plato... Full story

 

OPINION

Washington State Attorney Bob Ferguson recently announced he opposes the expansion of a natural gas pipeline in Washington state, claiming “This pipeline is bad for the environment and bad for...

 

Reality on the Governor's Snake River dam report

Todd Myers, Environmental Director at the Washington Policy Center and member of the Puget Sound Salmon Recovery Council, released this statement regarding the release of the governor's report on the...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten years ago August 29, 2012 With the 2012 harvest in Garfield County just about done, Pomeroy Grain Growers general manager Bob Cox’s evaluation is that it’s “another good year” for county...

 

School Menu

Breakfast Wed, Aug 31: Whole Grain Pancake, Syrup, Fruit, Milk Thur, Sep 1: Breakfast Bagel, Cream Cheese, Fruit, Milk Fri, Sep 2: Breakfast Bar, Yogurt, Fruit, Milk Mon, Sep 5: NO SCHOOL Labor Day Tue, Sep 6: Biscuit and Gravy, Fruit Milk Wed, Sep...

 

Man Cave reception

POMEROY–The Blue Mountain Artisan Guild (BMAG) kicks off the “Man Cave” art show with a reception scheduled at the gallery on September 8 at 5-7 p.m. The “Man Cave” art exhibit and reception sponsored by Jaril Lynn Farms, will display...

 

COMMUNITY OUTLOOK

Wednesday, Aug 31 Senior Center Meals–Senior Center, 695 W. Main St.– 12 p.m. BINGO, Pomeroy Senior Center–1 p.m. Denny Ashby Library–12–6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sep 1 Garfield County Museum–1-4 p.m. or by appointment Friday, Sep 2 Senior...

 

6th-8th Girls Basketball

6th-8th Girls Basketball Sept. 15 @ All Saints 4:30 p.m. 19 @ Gar-Pal (Garfield) 4:30 p.m. 22 Colfax 4:30 p.m. 26 ESJL 4:30 p.m. 29 Asotin 4:30 p.m. Oct. 3 Colton 4:30 p.m. 10 Oakesdale 4:30 p.m. 13...

 

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