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Family, law enforcement seeks missing teen

POMEROY–An Amber Alert was issued Monday by the Idaho State Police for a 15-year-old Lewiston, Idaho, female, Lillian R. Dixon, who is considered missing and endangered in the rural area of...

 

Missing teen safe; suspect apprehended in Spokane Valley

SPOKANE VALLEY–The subject of an Amber Alert issued last Monday and the individual suspected in the disappearance of the 15-year-old female from Lewiston, Idaho, is in custody here Tuesday evening. According to the Washington State Patrol, the... Full story

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    December 9, 2021

Pomeroy School District increases 2022 levy amount

POMEROY–The Pomeroy School District (PSD) board of directors approved Resolution 306 and the hiring of Brock Ledgerwood, reinstatement of Ben Slaybaugh and the resignation of Jan Koller at their...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    December 9, 2021

County Auditor's Office to change transaction hours

POMEROY–The Garfield County Commissioners' heard changes occurring in the Auditor's Office, approved Resolution 2021-22 and 2021-23, and signed an inter-local agreement with Columbia County at...

 

Student of the Month

The Student of the Month Pirates Award for October 2021 is presented to Atalya Mitchell, nominated by Nettie Severs and sponsored by Ben and Tina Keller, for her positive attitude and kind nature....

 

Christmas tree permits available for National Forests

PENDLETON, Ore.–Christmas tree permits for the Umatilla National Forest are available to purchase at Forest offices, in local businesses, and online through Recreation.gov. Fourth grader are eligible for free Christmas tree permits. For the second...

 

Quote of the Week

“A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.” – Paul Cezanne... Full story

 

Guest Commentary

By Mariya Frost In the 2015 Connecting Washington transportation package, lawmakers included a provision that requires the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to “report annually on the amounts expended to benefit transit, bicycle...

 

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On the Edge of Common Sense

It’s true that my steer is all-natural I’ve dispensed with all vaccines and drugs Not one pesticide is poured on his hide He’d be lonesome without all the bugs! The lice are his own peanut...

 

OPINION

Due to the federal government changing the unemployment benefit eligibility rules mid-pandemic, some Washington residents, who have been receiving unemployment benefits, will now have repay the...

 

School Menu

**Due to food shortages, expect changes BREAKFAST Wed, Dec 8: Yogurt Bar, Berries, Granola, Fruit, Milk Thur, Dec 9: Scrumptious Coffee, Cake, Fresh Grapes, Fruit Juice, Milk Fri, Dec 10: Mini Sausage Wrap, Fruit, Fruit, Milk Mon, Dec 13: Whole...

 

COMMUNITY OUTLOOK

Wednesday, Dec 8 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, Dec 9 Senior Center Meals–Senior Center, 695 W. Main St.–11 a.m. Denny Ashby...

 

Senior Round Table

Wed, Dec 8: Baked Chicken, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Green Beans, Fruit Cup, Roll, Ice Cream/Cake Fri, Dec 10: BBQ Meatballs, Hashbrown Bake, Beets, Waldorf Salad, 10 Grain Bread Mon, Dec 13: Shrimp Ramen Salad, Cherry Tomatoes, Croissant, Apricots,...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago December 7, 2011 Daughters of the Pioneers of Washington, Pomeroy Chapter 15, will hold its annual “Santa’s Christmas Box” raffle to fund the organization’s yearly scholarship...

 

COURT REPORT

Garfield County District Court Judge Tom Cox: October 13, 2021 Jeffrey L. Bennett, of Chewelah, Wash., pleaded guilty to misdemeanor Negligent Driving 1st Degree. Bennett was sentenced to two days jail; must pay $786; and must complete a substance ab...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    December 9, 2021

First basketball games canceled due to covid

POMEROY–The Pomeroy Pirates' season opener against Liberty Christian was rescheduled out of an abundance of caution following a local student-athlete testing positive, and one of Liberty Christian's players also testing positive, Athletic Director...

 

OBITUARY

Charles D. Woody December 25, 1932–November 18, 2021 Our dad, Charles D. Woody, 88, passed peacefully from this world Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, at Prestige Care and Rehabilitation Center in Clarkston with two daughters and a granddaughter by his...

 

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