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Columbia Fifth to Sixth Street project complete

POMEROY–City Council approved the 2021 Budget, final payments of $67,002.31 to TD&H Engineering and Nelson Construction for the Columbia Fifth to Sixth Street project, and attorney rate increase. They also approved an increase in pool rates,...

 

Twinkle Light popular with shoppers

Sparkly white lights were twinkly last week during the Pomeroy Chamber of Commerce Twinkle Light Sale, and that included this front window of Meyers Hardware. Brightly lighted deer proudly pranced,...

 

Earth and sky Christmas events will be part of Pomeroy's holiday season celebrations

POMEROY–Two celebrations are planned for this Christmas season: a Nativity parade on December 20 at 3 p.m. and the appearance of the "Star of Bethlehem" in the evening sky on December 21 at 5:06...

 

BOCC approves Res. 2020-20 for $30,000

POMEROY–The Garfield County Commissioners approved Resolution 2020-20, drafted and signed a letter to the Department of Ecology, released the RV spots at the fairgrounds to the Fair Board and interviews for the job opening at the Extension office...

 

Quote of the Week

“What children need most are the essentials that grandparents provide in abundance. They give unconditional love, kindness, patience, humor, comfort, lessons in life. And most importantly, cookies.” – Rudolph Giuliani... Full story

 

Guest Commentary

It is the simple times that mean the most. Simplicity makes complex times in our lives more manageable. Closing our doors and staying at home, avoiding being out in the public, preserving our health and well-being. These have added uncountable...

 

A. F. Branco

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On the Edge of Common Sense

1. New baler twine to tie up last year’s five-buckle overshoes. 2. Something that will kill Canadian thistle. 3. A hot shot that works for more than a morning. 4. A dog that does more good out of...

 

OPINION

The government bureau that oversees Medicare and Medicaid, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), is required by law to track waste, fraud, and abuse in the entitlements. The federal...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, The attacks from within our country on our free and fair elections must stop. Republicans are being played for donations, rancor and virus spreading acts by the current impeached ‘occupant’ in our White House. In defending...

 

HOSPITAL UPDATE

Garfield County Hospital District’s (GCHD) Employee Advisory Committee (EAC) is proud to announce Caroline Moore as their first Executive Member of the Year. Caroline is the Executive...

 

Pastor's Corner

In the midst of life’s struggles, it can be difficult to be joyful, especially when we are denied physical closeness with those who give us the most joy during perhaps the most joyful season of the year. Yet, in his 1st Letter to the...

 

A Teen's Take

POMEROY–Covid-19 has weighed in on all of us tremendously and it’s not getting any better, or at least that is what news outlets are saying. But for now, our Christmas traditions are being...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago December 15, 2010 Pomeroy’s generous holiday spirit is evidenced by the Giving Tree at U.S. Bank, Pink Christmas Tree at Sterling Bank, Daughters of Pioneers scholarship gift basket raffle and Senior Round Table candy sale. Garfield...

 

Seven facts about the winter solstice

Nocturnal animals and human night owls may rejoice during the winter solstice. On the winter solstice, people can witness the Earth's longest night and shortest day of the year for their respective...

 

2020 East Washingtonian Christmas Edition

Mrs. Waldher Kindergarten If you could ask Santa any question... If you could ask Santa any question, what would you ask him? Maverick Stroisch When will you let my elf come back? Hadley Hames How do...

 

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