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 By Naomi Scoggin    News    January 26, 2023 

Appaloosa Solar Project details outlined

POMEROY–The Appaloosa Solar Project, a joint venture by Pac Soleil and Qcells responding to Puget Sound Energy's request for proposal, was the topic of an informational meeting at the Pomeroy...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    January 26, 2023 

Two levies on February special election ballot

POMEROY–A replacement Educational Programs and Operations (EP&O) levy for four years, and a six-year Capital levy will be on a special February 14, 2023 ballot for voter approval in Garfield...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    January 26, 2023 

CGI donates new product line to food banks

POMEROY–Columbia Grain International (CGI) has donated 15 cases of its Balanced Bushel Line of Beans and Pulses to Food Banks and Senior Centers in Garfield, Columbia and Whitman Counties. Using...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    January 26, 2023 

New CTA van will be in operation soon

POMEROY–The Garfield County Transportation Authority (CTA) board discussed the arrival of a new van, insurance for the year of 2023, and elected chair and vice-chair positions at their meeting on...

 

Pomeroy Assist receives Puget Sound Energy contribution

Puget Sound Energy contributed $1,000.00 to Pomeroy Assist: Garfield County Humanitarian Services. Pomeroy Assist provides a variety of services to our community including emergency housing services,...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    January 26, 2023 

BOCC approves contract amendment, discusses ordinances during two meetings

POMEROY–The Garfield County Commissioners (BOCC) approved a contract amendment, discussed an outdated county ordinance, a rapid design study for Garfield County's rural areas, and Garfield County's...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    January 26, 2023 

BAT to involve Port, County to take lead

POMEROY–The Port of Garfield County Commissioners discussed the creation of a Broadband Action Team, finishing the Pataha broadband project, and passed a resolution at their meeting on January 17....

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago January 23, 2013 The annual Garfield County Cattlemen's Bull Tour will leave from Four Star Supply, the first stop will be Dutch Flat Angus (Nick & Joe Waldher) at the Geiger Gulch...

 

Community Outlook

Submit an Event Wednesday, Jan 25 Senior Center Meals–Senior Center, 695 W. Main St.–12 p.m. BINGO, Pomeroy Senior Center–1 p.m. Denny Ashby Library–12–6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan 26 Food Bank... Full story

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    January 19, 2023

Public hearings for water plan and efficiency goals and measures held

POMEROY–The Pomeroy City Council held public hearings on Water Use Efficiency Goals and Measures and an updated Water System Plan, discussed donations for the Tennis Court Retrofit project, and...

 

Looking Back at 2022

The East Washingtonian continues its look back at the year 2022 with this second installment of the events, activities and other newsworthy happenings that appeared in the pages of your community...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago January 16, 2013 Local youth pastor Ian Quarles and his wife Candice are organizing Garfield County Christian Youth Program (GCCYP), a program for youth 6th to 12th grade. The couple has been organizing and implementing this program ove...

 

OBITUARY

Carl Henry Wade October 2, 1957–January 2, 2023 Carl Henry Wade, named in honor of both of his grandpa's was born October 2, 1957, in Pomeroy, Washington, to Cecil Wade and Beverly Smith Wade. Carl passed away surrounded by his family on January...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    January 12, 2023

Road Crew Chief Rodney Norland retires

POMEROY–The Garfield County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) fare welled retiring Road Crew Chief Rodney Norland, and passed two resolutions at their meeting on January 9. The BOCC installed McKenzie...

 

Looking Back at 2022

With the year 2022 distinctly in the rear-view mirrors of Garfield County, Pomeroy and its residents, we offer this look back at the previous year and those events, activities and other newsworthy...

 

Local wolf update

OLYMPIA–The Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) reports the year-end minimum population count for 2021 was at least 206 known wolves in 33 known packs including at least 19 breeding pairs. Annual wolf population surveys are conducted in the...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago January 9, 2013 Garfield County Sheriff's Office added two volunteer chaplains after a commissioning ceremony Nov. 28, 2012. The Rev. Dan Lewis of Pomeroy Nazarene Church and the Rev....

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    January 5, 2023

Commissioners honor late Judge John Henry

POMEROY–The Garfield County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) decided to lower the courthouse flag, passed a supplemental budget resolution, and signed a service agreement at their meeting on December...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago January 2, 2013 Papé Machinery has acquired the assets of Arrow Machinery located in Colfax and Pomeroy, an authorized dealer for John Deere Agriculture and Turf equipment, as well as...

 

Pataha fiber internet project in final phase

POMEROY–The Port of Garfield Commissioners discussed the Broadband Fiber-to-the-Home projects that have been in progress and the lease with Columbia Pulp according to the minutes of their meeting...

 

City of Pomeroy, Blue Mountain Artisan Guild receive BMCF grant awards

WALLA WALLA–The City of Pomeroy and Blue Mountain Artisan Guild are two of twenty-four non-profit organizations to receive a portion of the Blue Mountain Community Foundation (BMCF) $287,503.50 grants recently awarded in the Umatilla, Walla Walla,...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago December 26, 2012 The annual Christmas program at Pomeroy Elementary School featured Kindergarten students singing "We Wish You a Merry Christmas"; grade 1 students singing "Rudolph the...

 

HOSPITAL CORNER

POMEROY–Garfield County Hospital District is proud to announce November Employee of the Month, Mary Herres, R.N. This well-deserved award is actually her third time receiving it; first in November...

 

CTA building project estimated to cost $1.5 million

POMEROY–The Garfield County Transportation Authority (CTA) board changed a position from an hourly to a salaried pay schedule, and received updates on ongoing projects at their meeting on December...

 

Public Health passes 2023 budget

POMEROY–The Garfield County Public Health District board passed several resolutions, including their 2023 budget, and discussed an ending grant as well as a new logo at their meeting on December...

 

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