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Lady Pirates finish with 7th Place trophy

The Seventh Place 2021 Pomeroy High School Volleyball Team dropped its first match against Naselle, then won out to bring home another State Volleyball trophy. Some of the matches were intense, and...

 

County Commissioners sign letter of support encouraging green energy projects to stay local

POMEROY–The Garfield County board of commissioners (BOCC) signed a letter of support to the Lower Snake River Wind Energy Project at their meeting on November 15. The Lower Snake project is...

 

Veterans awarded Quilts of Valor at Vet's Day assembly

POMEROY–The local school held a Veteran's Day celebration honoring those who have served our country with strength and honor with a Quilt of Valor presentation, patriotic songs and a slide show of...

 

GCFD will begin Firefighter 1 class December 6

POMEROY–Garfield County Fire District #No. 1 announced the beginning of a Firefighter 1 class at their meeting on November 9. The class will begin on December 6 and continue on Monday nights until...

 

BMAG winter show opening reception is a beauty

POMEROY–The Blue Mountain Artisan Guild celebrated the opening of their show “Winter Beauty” on November 5. The show was sponsored by JD Brown and Cathy Reinland and featured artist Eric Argyle...

 

Quote of the Week

“The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them.” – Benjamin Jowett... Full story

 

Guest Commentary

In a 7-2 ruling this morning the State Supreme Court said the partial vetoes the Governor made in the 2019 transportation budget were unconstitutional. When issuing those vetoes the Governor said: “While my veto authority is generally limited to...

 

A. F. Branco

A. F. Branco...

 

On the Edge of Common Sense

“There’s only one thing worse than eating next to a left-handed person, and that’s heading for him. It’s like trying to screw the male end of a garden house into the matching threads on your...

 

OPINION

By Sen. Mark Schoesler Last Friday, Secretary of the Senate Brad Hendrickson sent an email to all senators and Senate staff to announce how the Senate will conduct the 2022 legislative session after t...

 

LCCU marks five years in Pomeroy

POMEROY–The Lewis Clark Credit Union (LCCU) celebrated five years here recently with drawings, door prized, refreshments and a children's Halloween coloring contest. LCCU also celebrated by awarding...

 

School Menu

**Due to food shortages, expect changes BREAKFAST Wed, Nov 17: Breakfast Sandwich, Fruit, Juice, Milk Thur, Nov 18: Breakfast Pizza, Mixed Fruit, Juice, Milk Fri, Nov 19: Whole Grain Muffin, Banana, Juice, Milk Mon, Nov 22: Whole Grain Cereal,...

 

COMMUNITY OUTLOOK

Wednesday, Nov 17 Senior Center Meals–Senior Center, 695 W. Main St.–11 a.m. BINGO, Pomeroy Senior Center–1 p.m. Denny Ashby Library–12–6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov 18 Pinochle, Pomeroy Senior Center–9 a.m. Denny Ashby Library–1–7 p.m....

 

Senior Round Table

Wed, Nov 17: Sweet-n-Sour Meatballs, Rice, Vegetable Egg Roll, Pineapple, Fortune Cookie, Juice Fri, Nov 19: Turkey-n-Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes with Gravy, Green Beans, Cranberry Relish, Roll, Pumpkin Pie Mon, Nov 22: Sloppy Joe Rice Bake, Corn,...

 

UMC's Annual 50¢ Christmas Sale is back

POMEROY–The annual "50¢ Christmas Sale" is planned at the United Methodist Church on Saturday, December 4 at 9-11 a.m. The much anticipated "50¢ Christmas Sale" at the Pomeroy Methodist Church on...

 

Thanksgiving Delights

Kanin’s Gingerbread Man Kanin Koller: Age 6 Ingredients A bag full of sugar 2 C. flour 2 purple gum drops Frosting for a face and eyes 10 chocolates Directions: Get a gingerbread slicer and a tray....

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago November 16, 2011 The Board of Directors of the Garfield County Fair Association selected the theme of the 2012 Fair at their meeting Nov. 10. “Sow it, Grow it, and Show it” will be...

 

Death Notice

Laurel Helen Feider, 95, passed away November 4, 2021. Arrangements by Hubbard-Rogg Funeral Home, Dayton, Wash....

 

Lady Pirates finish 7th

YAKIMA–A hallmark of the 2021 volleyball season, the Lady Pirates battled adversity and up hill through the consolation round to come out of the 1B State Volleyball Tournament with a seventh-place...

 

Pirates face Naselle Saturday here

POMEROY––The undefeated Pirates continue their pursuit of a state trophy this Saturday on Lybecker Field as they take on the Naselle Comets in the second round of the 2021 1B State Football...

 

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