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Hyer to continue as Garfield County Sheriff

POMEROY–Mid-term elections have closed and results show 77.59% of Garfield County turned out to vote, with incumbent Sheriff Drew Hyer winning the one contested race for Garfield County Sheriff...

 

Veteran Profile

NEW YORK–John "Jack" Morrow, son of J.D. and Susan Morrow of Pomeroy, retired from over 20 years of military service at the rank of major last January 31, 2022. Veteran's Day is a ceremonial day to...

 

Hospital District authorizes levy ordinance

POMEROY–The Garfield County Hospital District board of commissioners passed a levy resolution, discussed a Certified Nurse's Assistant class, and passed the 2023 budget at their meeting on November...

 

City applying for loan to cover water booster pump project

POMEROY–The Pomeroy City Council held a public hearing, decided to apply for a Drinking Water State Revolving Fund loan to cover the unfunded portion of the booster pump project, and discussed a...

 

Quote of the Week

"The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up." – Paul Valery... Full story

 

County signs contract for document preservation and indexing

POMEROY–The Garfield County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) signed a contract, discussed funds that the county will be receiving, and continued employee negotiations at their meeting on November 14....

 

Virtual public hearing set on proposed rule for domestic sheep and goats on managed lands

OLYMPIA–The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is inviting public comment on a proposed rule that would prohibit visitors bringing domestic sheep or goats onto wildlife area units of 12 WDFW-managed wildlife areas. The proposed rule...

 

OPINION

Last week I participated in a live online debate with Tim Garchow, Executive Director of the Washington State School Directors Association. We were asked to debate the question: "What does it mean to have local control over educational decisions in...

 

Reward for information about poisoned wolves

WASHINGTON STATE–For the past eight months, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) Police have been investigating six wolf mortalities within the Wedge pack territory in Stevens County. WDFW Police began the investigation in...

 

Seats still open for the Fire District EMT class

POMEROY–The Garfield County Fire District No.1 board of commissioners discussed an addendum to the 2022 budget, an upcoming Emergency Medical Technician class, and approved the job description for...

 

New 4-H leader and volunteers recruitment

POMEROY–The WSU/Garfield County Extension begins the 4-H leader and volunteer recruitment for the 2022-23 year starting October 1. Several leaders have retired and the anticipated increase in the number of new 4-H members, requires replacement and...

 

Holiday craft fair held at Spinners Hall

POMEROY-Local crafters gathered at the Spinners Hall to sell their creations at the Cornstalks and Cranberries Holiday Craft Fair, held Friday and Saturday, November 12 and 13. The fair featured...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten years ago November 14, 2012 Ed Huntington received a Quilt of Valor from Alice Gwinn at Pomeroy Elementary School's Veteran's Day program last week Friday. Alice, a member of the organization's ch...

 

Obituary

Carlene Mae Pawlik November 1, 2022 Carlene Mae (Swanson) Pawlik, age 98, passed away peacefully November 1, 2022 at Memory Manor in Pomeroy, Wash., surrounded by loving family. She will be deeply missed and fondly remembered for her sweet smile and...

 

Annual "50 Cent Sale"

POMEROY–The annual “50¢ Christmas Sale” is planned at the United Methodist Church on Saturday, December 3 at 9–11 a.m. The much anticipated “50¢ Christmas Sale” at the Pomeroy Methodist Church on 796 Columbia St, 8th Street entrance,...

 

King, McKeirnan featured artists at BMAG winter show

POMEROY–The Blue Mountain Artisan Guild opened their winter show on November 11. The show was sponsored by JD Brown Studio and featured artists Linda McKeirnan and Laurel King. Junior featured... Full story

 

Thanksgiving Delights

Mrs. Waldher's Kindergarten recipes SIlja's Apple Pie Silja Severson: Age 5 Ingredients 1 bag of sugar 1 case of water 5 red apples 10 blueberries 1 Tbsp. milk Directions First we make the dough. Put...

 

Thanksgiving Delights

Mrs. Lovgren's Kindergarten class recipes Joanna's Chicken Joanna Yount: Age 5 Ingredients 1 cup of spice 3 cups of seasoning 1 whole chicken Directions Get the chicken from the store. Then you are...

 

Pirates bounced from playoffs by Wellpinit, 26-22

WELLPINIT–A hard-to-defend passing attack netted four touchdowns for the Wellpinit Redskins as they slipped by the Pomeroy Pirates by a slim–by eight-man football standards–26-22 in 1B 8-Man...

 

Lady Pirates bumped from State early, but they did not go quietly

YAKIMA–The plucky Lady Pirates bowed out of the 1B State Volleyball Tournament but not before giving it everything they had. Pomeroy went five sets in the opening match against Mt. Vernon Christian,...

 

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