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Articles from the September 29, 2022 edition

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Livestock Champions bring good prices

POMEROY–The Garfield County Fair was filled with livestock, crafts, pictures of all kinds, flowers, wood craft, baked goods, canning, dehydrating and so much more; the usual collection of items to...

 

County to join Eastern Washington Council of Governments

POMEROY–The Garfield County board of commissioners (BOCC) tentatively chose a recording systems vendor to accept, adopted Eastern Washington Council of Governments articles of association and...

 

Free chipper day, tire and appliance amnesty day

POMEROY–Garfield County will hold a combined Appliance Amnesty, Tire Amnesty and free Chipper Day at the old rock pit off Gould City-Mayview Rd., for county residents on Saturday, October 1, from 8 a.m.–2 p.m. Disposed items must fall within the...

 

Shepherd Foundation now accepting grant applications

POMEROY–The Harold and Helen Shepherd Foundation is now accepting request applications for 2022 grants. This is the twenty sixth year of offering grants to southeastern Washington non-profit organizations with a 501(c) 3 tax status. Include along...

 

Quote of the Week

“The past always looks better than it was. It’s only pleasant because it isn’t here.” – Finley Peter Dunne... Full story

 

Guest Commentary

In August, I wrote about Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee negotiating away a COVID-19 booster requirement that he placed on some state workers in June. He said the requirement would bring a public health benefit and “ensure the health of our...

 

Library News

POMEROY–The Denny Ashby Library held the Summer Reading Adult/Teen Bingo Challenge and a children's contest called Oceans of Possibilities contests over the summer. Each reader was to meet a...

 

Port approves insurance addition, new tenant, and quote for duct cleaning

POMEROY–The Port of Garfield County commissioners approved a quote for duct cleaning, a change to the insurance policy, and discussed a fiber point-of-presence tenant at their meeting on September...

 

Resource Fair for families with high school students with disabilities

CLARKSTON–Families of high school students with disabilities (504 Plans, Individualized Educational Plans, or a documented disability) are invited to attend the Asotin County Resource Fair on October 12 at 5:30 p.m., at the Asotin County Fire Distr...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, Have you noted, like I have, that when evil cracks a door it is never satisfied until it forces that door to its limits. Let's look, look at abortion on demand. It started out in 1973 that an abortion could only take place in the 1st t...

 

HOSPITAL UPDATE

Garfield County Hospital District is proud to announce June's Employee of the Month, Val Tewalt. She was nominated by her co-workers who state, "She has a great attitude and is always helping out where needed." Val was born in Newport, Ore. but was...

 

BMCF Discretionary Grant Application open

WALLA WALLA–Blue Mountain Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2022 Discretionary Grant Program. Public agencies, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations and churches based in and serving Walla Walla, Columbia, Garfield and...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten years ago September 26, 2012 Toni Cloud and Katelin Turner each won $50 as winners in the teen summer reading program at the Denny Ashby Library. The tow participated in the “Own the Night...

 

Volleyball's 'positive energy' contributes to wins in Border Battle

POMEROY–The Lady Pirates are 8-1 overall and 1-0 in 1B SE-East league play following their first league win, on the road at Garfield-Palouse last week, a week capped off by the home-court Border...

 

Pirates dominate Eagles 86-0

POMEROY––It was a long ride home for the Yakama Tribal Eagles after enduring a blistering 86-0 defeat here Friday. The Pirates racked up 38 points in the first quarter and everyone on the team...

 

Cross Country runners making time improvements

CONNELL–The one-two punch of Samuel Lamb and Cash Copher is representing Pomeroy in cross-country meets this season, lately at the Connell Invitational. “They did an excellent job competing against 24 additional teams around the state and 129 ath...

 

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