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 By Naomi Scoggin    News    October 6, 2022

New funds from American Rescue Plan to provide two installments of $240,000

POMEROY–The Garfield County board of commissioners (BOCC) approved the physical transfer of Equipment Rental and Revolving funds, decided to advertise for 4H Coordinator, and discussed new American...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    October 6, 2022

Pony Punchers 2022 season goes out with broomstick polo and costume night

POMEROY-––The Pony Punchers held their final play-day of the 2022 season at the Garfield County Fairgrounds rodeo arena on October 3. The Pony Punchers' play-day at the fairground arena included...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    October 6, 2022

Hidden in Plain Sight presented at Seeley Theater

POMEROY––Hidden in Plain Sight, a program based out of the Tri-Cities, was presented to a group of Pomeroy parents at the Seeley Theater on September 28. The program began with a walk-through of...

 

Slick Ear Fire burning slowly

PENDLETON—With cooler weather and significant rain over the area, Umatilla National Forest officials continue to monitor the Slick Ear Fire, which is gradually burning in heavy fuels in the Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness on the Pomeroy Ranger District,...

 

Quote of the Week

“Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.” – William Feather... Full story

 

OPINION

OLYMPIA–Unless the legislature decides to step in and require transparency for state government employee compensation talks, they will continue to be conducted in secret based on an agreement the Governor's office recently reached with union offici...

 
 By Loyal Baker    News    October 6, 2022

Former judge sentenced to 15 months

ASOTIN–Former Garfield County Superior Court Judge Scott D. Gallina was sentenced to 15 months in prison after accepting a plea bargain and pleading guilty to two charges: third-degree assault with sexual motivation and fourth-degree assault with...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, “Society has gotten to the point where everybody has a right, but nobody has a responsibility.” John G Stevens The State of Washington has been run by one party for the last few years. A dictator with executive power has kept our...

 

Pastor's Corner

When they asked Jesus what the greatest commandment was, He said that it was to love God, with every part of ourselves. Then, He thought it was necessary to add a second part to His answer- "Love your neighbor as yourself". He didn't say it in way th...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten years ago October 3, 2012 Making sure that district patrons are aware of the website www.psd.wednet.edu and how it can make connecting with the district more easily is important to Marcus...

 

OBITUARY

Robert Dixon “He is such a kind man.” The times I have heard that said are innumerable. Robert was born April 11, 1939 at home in Pomeroy, Wash., to Clayton and Helena Dixon, joining his brother Eugene and his sister Sally. He was premature and...

 

Jr. Hi girls' basketball

POMEROY––The Middle School Girls' Basketball Team lost to Asotin on Sept. 29 but notched its first win Sept. 26 against SJEL. Raegan McKiernan and Carmen Fruh both scored 7 against Asotin in the 33-31 loss. "Asotin was a strong opponent," said...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    October 6, 2022

Big second quarter powers Pirates past Redhawks

By Loyal Baker POMEROY––Pirate quarterback Trevin Kimble and wing back Walker Flynn crossed the goal line three times apiece while the defense held the opponent to negative offensive yards for...

 

Nighthawks down Lady Pirates

POMEROY–Oakesdale overwhelmed Pomeroy in three sets on September 29, winning 25-10, 25-9 and 25-13. At Colton on September 27, Pomeroy won 3-1, dropping a close third set before taking the match...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    October 6, 2022

Copher and Lamb set new personal bests

LEWISTON–Pomeroy High School senior Samuel Lamb and junior Cash Copher set new personal best records at the Saturday, October 1, cross country meet here. “Samuel Lamb and Cash Copher both obtained their PR for the season with a couple more races...

 

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