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 By Connie Boyer    News    October 15, 2020 

Hospital considering major projects

POMEROY–Garfield County Hospital District Co–CEO Mat Slaybaugh informed the Garfield County Hospital District Board of Commissioners on October 5, the Heating, Ventilation and Air-conditioning (HVAC) upgrade and CT scanner housing project budget...

 

How to do Halloween 2020

POMEROY–– Recommendations for Halloween celebrations and how to identify those locales following the suggested safety measures have been issued by the Washington State Department of Health...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    October 15, 2020 

Wanted felon, stopped in Garfield County, apprehended in Lewiston

LEWISTON–Local police have apprehended an at-large subject, Michael Coronado, in the area of St. Johns Way near St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center here on October 8, 2020. The suspect eluded...

 

Bowles makes a donation to Park Gazebo fund

POMEROY–A City Park make-over and Gazebo restoration project donation of $5,000 was presented to the Bank of Eastern Washington customer representative Ashlyn Deatherage by Susie Bowles on Oct. 7, 2...

 
 By Connie Boyer    News    October 15, 2020 

Port broadband project zeroing in on completion

POMEROY––Progress on the construction of the Port’s broadband system–underground and overhead portions of work–is approximately 75% complete, reported by Port of Garfield Director Diana Ruchert, at the October 6 meeting of the Board of...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, I’m writing in support of Scott Marinella for Superior Court Judge. I have appeared in the Superior Courts of the three counties and recognize the uniqueness of each. I have also had the opportunity to work with Marinella as an...

 

COMMUNITY OUTLOOK

Wednesday, Oct 14 Senior Center Meals-Available for pick-up or delivery only BINGO, Pomeroy Senior Center-1 p.m. Denny Ashby Library-12-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct 15 Pinochle, Pomeroy Senior Center-9 a.m. Food Bank Distribution Day, 865 Main St.-9 a.m.-...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago October 13, 2010 The Garfield County Business/Services Committee has completed the development of a comprehensive business gaps assessment. Work continued last week on the exterior of the courthouse, with parts of the front façade...

 

Community Events Calendar

Submit an Event Wednesday, Nov 6 Denny Ashby Library-Pomeroy-12-6:30 p.m. BINGO-Senior Center-After Lunch Evening Star Masonic Lodge No. 30 Meeting, Dick Brown Community Building-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov 7 Pinochle-Senior Center-9 a.m. Pomeroy High...

 
 By Connie Boyer    News    October 8, 2020

Crafting of 2021 County budget underway

POMEROY–The Garfield County Employees Group presented the Garfield County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) with a request for wages and insurance benefits for 2021, during the meeting on October...

 

Census response deadline extended to October 31

By Rachel Anderson Special to the East Washingtonian GARFIELD COUNTY–Census 2020 has been extended through October 31, 2020, for those who have not attended to their form. Presently, sixty percent o...

 
 By Connie Boyer    News    October 8, 2020

Pomeroy Schools meeting challenge of reopening

POMEROY– Since in-person classes began on August 31, 2020, students and staff are meeting the challenge of following the new safety requirements and guidelines, Pomeroy School District...

 
 By Connie Boyer    News    October 8, 2020

Vital Records changes at Health District

POMEROY– New rules regarding birth and death records are being implemented, said Martha Lanman, Garfield County Public Health District administrator, (PHD) at the September 28 meeting. Vital records can only be requested by a family member...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, I am writing in support of G. Scott Marinella for the position of Superior Court Judge. I am a Superior Court Judge in Spokane County, having served in this position for 16 years. Before that I served as a District Court Judge for 6...

 

The best way to mark your ballot

Follow directions: use black or blue ink, or #2 pencil lead. Only vote for one candidate per each office, only vote yes or no/reject or accept when appropriate, fill in the oval, as well as writing...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago October 6, 2010 President of Puget Sound Energy Kimberly Harris came to Pomeroy last week to cut the ceremonial ribbon at the fairgrounds opening the Lower Snake River Wind Project. She also presented a $10,000 check to the...

 

Obituary

Betty J. Travis May 14, 1925–September 30, 2020 Betty Travis died at Prestige Care Center in Clarkston, Wash., on September 30, 2020, where she enjoyed her last years with her special friends...

 
 By Connie Boyer    News    October 1, 2020

BOCC approves Block Grant

POMEROY-A Community Development Block Grant Agreement in the amount of $17,552, was approved and signed by the Garfield County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) at the regular meeting September 28, 2020. The Block Grant Agreement is a contract...

 
 By Connie Boyer    News    October 1, 2020

GCTA adopts six-year transit plan

POMEROY-The Garfield County Transportation Authority (GCTA) presented their 2020 Transit Development Plan to the Board of Directors which was passed at their meeting September 21, 2020. The plan covers six years (2020-2025) of operating data,...

 

Pacific Power donates to Gazebo restoration

POMEROY-The Gazebo Restoration project at the City Park is gaining momentum with some recent donations. Headed up by Jack Peasley, Southeast Washington Economic Development Association (SEWEDA)...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, I had the opportunity to observe Brooke Burns practice law in my courts in the Hells Canyon Circuit, the Superior Courts of Asotin, Columbia, and Garfield counties, from 2006 until I retired in 2014. She was always well prepared,...

 

HOSPITAL UPDATE

Here is the latest news from Garfield County Hospital District Board of Commissioners Special Meeting held on Tuesday, September 1, 2020. Two Board members and the Co-CEOs participated in an on-site visit with the architect from Blue Room Architect...

 

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