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Pink Out at Volleyball

Boosting breast-cancer awareness at last week's home volleyball game were a cadre of young cheerleaders, including Sophie Miller and Molly Slaybaugh, who both lent their charm to the game, in...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    October 13, 2022

Dollar General opening this month

POMEROY-The City Council approved a vendor agreement; discussed the progress of the Dollar General store on Highway 12; approved a final binding site plan; and held a public hearing on the city's...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    October 13, 2022

Port accepting proof of property loss claim for demolishing warehouse 3

POMEROY-The Port of Garfield County commissioners approved a proof of property loss claim; an interlocal agreement to lease the ballfields; and changes to the rental rates for the fiber point of prese...

 

Washington, Oregon employer groups announce Hydropower Coalition

CAMAS-The largest employer groups in Washington and Oregon toay announced the launch of a multi-state coalition in support of hydropower as a low-cost, reliable and renewable energy source this week. The Association of Washington Business (AWB),...

 

Quote of the Week

“No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face.” – John Donne... Full story

 

GUEST COMMENTARY

Have you seen the advertisement in which a Labrador turns into a wolf? A narrator tells the viewer, “All dogs, no matter what breed, are descended from wolves …” The trouble with advertisements like that is the implication that wolves are...

 

OPINION

The Citizen Action Defense Fund (CADF), a local government watchdog nonprofit in our state that files lawsuits, sent the Department of Revenue (DOR) a letter today demanding the agency stop its rule-making activities to implement the capital gains in...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, Where has the sportsmanship gone? Since we moved to Pomeroy a couple years ago, I'm surprised and disappointed to see how our Pomeroy football team continues to run up scores week after week. I don't see it with other sports but...

 

HOSPITAL UPDATE

It's been a while since we sent out a hospital update and we wanted to share our latest information. The project to improve the electrical infrastructure in the original hospital building is still moving forward. We are preparing to order all the...

 

Richardson Memorial

POMEROY–Don Richardson Memorial Service will be held at the Richardson Brown Funeral Home, Saturday, October 15 at 10 a.m. A lunch will follow at the First Christian Church....

 

Operation Christmas Child boxes under way

POMEROY–Operation Christmas Child boxes will be filled with seasonal delights by the First Christian Church and residents of the Garfield County Memorial Hospital again this year. The First...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten years ago October 10, 2012 Caroline Wendt, who was serving Pomeroy Post Office as officer-in-charge since August during the transition after Bill Chandler’s retirement, will be at the facility...

 

Jr. Hi Pirates down Colton

POMEROY––The Junior High Pirate B Squad hosted Colton on October 3 and won 22-11. Due to low turnout by Colton, only one B game was played. “I was very proud of the way our girls worked together and got the job done,” said Coach Jennifer...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    October 13, 2022

Lady Pirates battle for win over SJEL

POMEROY––Sole ownership of second place in the Southeast 1B was at stake when St. John/Endicott/LaCrosse visited last week, and the Lady Pirates kept up its aggressiveness for a four-set win....

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    October 13, 2022

XC Championships today in Pomeroy

COLFAX–Senior Samuel Lamb finished 21st in the B South League Meet at Colfax Golf Club October 4. Lamb, Pomeroy’s sole entry, finished the 5,000-meter event in the field of 27 runners with a time...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    October 13, 2022

Timberwolves cry "uncle!" after two quarters

TEKOA–The Tekoa-Oakesdale Timberwolves came into the game in a hurting way and the Pirates wasted no time in taking control, scoring five first-quarter touchdowns and seeing the game called at the...

 

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