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Ways and Means rams through bill creating state income tax By Sen. Mark Schoesler OLYMPIA–The Ways and Means passed Senate Bill 5096 on February 16, 2021, the Democrat-sponsored proposal requested by Gov. Jay Inslee that would create a state...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    February 25, 2021 

Four COVID cases active; vaccines available in Garfield County

POMEROY–Garfield County has four active cases of COVID-19, Martha Lanman, Garfield County Health District Administrator, informed the County Commissioners (BOCC) at the February 22 meeting, and the vaccine clinic will be open this Friday. Direct co...

 

Melody Darby named Youth & Family coordinator

POMEROY–New Quality Behavioral Health and the Pomeroy Partners coalition Youth & Family Coordinator Melody Darby takes the wheel on March 1, 2021. Over the 18 years in law enforcement, 911, and...

 

Fiber-to-the-Home project complete

POMEROY–The Port of Garfield County will complete its fiber-to-the-home project this month, capping a decade-long effort to bring high-speed internet here. Soon, nearly 700 homes and businesses in t...

 

HOSPITAL CORNER

POMEROY–Garfield County Hospital District is proud to announce January's Employee of the Month, Stephanie Miller, Accountant. She was nominated by her co-workers who say, "She is a great asset to...

 

COMMUNITY OUTLOOK

Wednesday, Feb 24 Bluewood–2000 North Touchet Rd–open 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Senior Center Meals–pick–up or delivery only Denny Ashby Library–12–6:30 p.m. BINGO, Pomeroy Senior Center–1 p.m. Cross Country Meet at Pomeroy–Softball Field–3...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago February 23, 2011 Tory Knebel is No. 1 after winning the 160-lb. championship match at the State B-2B wrestling tournament. With only four wrestlers participating—Knebel, Wyatt Jenkins, Austin Reisdorph and Jacob Moore—the Pirate...

 

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... Full story

 

East Region approved for Phase 2

GARFIELD COUNTY–The State, Governor Jay Inslee, approved the East Region, to move to Phase 2 of the Washington State Road Map to Recovery February 12, 2021, which includes the Pomeroy area. The...

 

Letter written to Governor Inslee asking to move to Phase 2

POMEROY–The City Council was informed several community entities were working on a letter to Governor Inslee regarding moving the county into Phase 2 of the Washington State Toad Map to Recovery and the status of counties in southeastern...

 
 By Loyal Baker    News    February 18, 2021

Fire District ironing out audit discrepancies

POMEROY––Findings on a State Audit that is in process were answered with additional information provided by Garfield County Fire District No. 1 in the weeks since the January meeting, Commissioners Terry John, Gary Bowles and Aaron Stallcop...

 

COMMUNITY OUTLOOK

Wednesday, Feb 17 Bluewood–2000 North Touchet Rd–open 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Senior Center Meals–pick–up or delivery only BINGO, Pomeroy Senior Center–1 p.m. Denny Ashby Library–12–6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb 18 Bluewood–Pepsi 2 for 1...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago February 16, 2011 Fire Chief Larry Bunch is retiring after 23 years. Memorable incidents he was involved with include the 1974 accident on Hwy. 127 north of Dodge that involved eleven college wrestlers and claimed the lives of two of...

 

OBITUARY

Edith Marie Gentry Cole May 21, 1930–February 7, 2021 Edith Marie Gentry Cole, a lifelong resident of Pomeroy, Wash., passed away peacefully at the home of her son, Gary Cole, on Sunday, February...

 

Alleged early morning assault ends in arrest

POMEROY–Garfield County Sheriff's Office took into custody a male suspect, Tristan Charles Evans, 23, who was booked for Assault in the 1st degree, a class A felony, on February 4, 2021. Law enforcement personnel from the Garfield County Sheriff's...

 

Pomeroy still in Phase 1

By Charlotte Baker POMEROY–The East Region remains in Phase 1 of which Garfield County is collectively a part. The numbers for the area are apparently not within the parameters of Phase 2 requirements. The numbers here, are 668 COVID-19 tests...

 

2020 – Year in Review

Editor’s Note: Due to space constraints, this annual look back at the year just completed will be made in installments over the next several weeks. –Charlotte Baker SEPTEMBER 3). The County Commissioners approved the County Health District’s...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor, I would like to compliment the Garfield County Health Department and the Garfield County Hospital, in regards to their very organized structure for the purpose of giving Covid-19 vaccinations on January 29th, 2021. It ws...

 

COMMUNITY OUTLOOK

Wednesday, Feb 10 Bluewood–2000 North Touchet Rd–open 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Free Blue Mountain Land Trust online screening of Deer 139––bmlt.org/events Senior Center Meals–pick–up or delivery only BINGO, Pomeroy Senior Center–1 p.m. Denny...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago February 9, 2011 The Pomeroy Shrine Club raised almost $5,000 for the Spokane Shriner’s Hospital for Crippled Children and patient transportation fund in its recent donation drive. Denny Ashby Library patrons can now download audioboo...

 

Shepherd Foundation awards $323,965 in 2020

POMEROY–The Harold and Helen Shepherd Foundation has awarded $323,965.61 in the COVID-19 year of 2020. Since 1996 the Harold and Helen Shepherd Foundation has been granting money to various nonprofit organizations in Garfield County. For the year...

 

COURT REPORT

Garfield County Superior Court–Judge Tom Cox: January 6, 2021 Shanice Bonaparte, of Lewiston, pleaded guilty to felony Possession of Methamphetamine. Bonaparte was sentenced to: 90 days jail; $500...

 

First vaccination clinic runs smoothly

POMEROY–The first day for the vaccine clinic, which was held at the Dick Brown building on January 29, 2021, started at 8 a.m., and was moving along smoothly with 100 of the scheduled 230 doses...

 
 By Loyal Baker    News    February 4, 2021

Senate bill could reduce county revenue

POMEROY––A Senate bill under consideration in Olympia could further erode revenue Garfield County receives from people caught committing criminal activities, Commissioners heard at the February 1...

 

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