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 News    July 29, 2021 

Lick Creek Fire 90% contained

POMEROY––As of early this week, the Lick Creek Fire is around 80,392 acres in size and is 90% contained, according to the U.S.F.S.'s Incident Information System. The was fire started by a thunders...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    July 29, 2021 

County to join lawsuit against police-reform legislation

POMEROY–The Garfield County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) discussed proceedings with County Prosecutor Matt Newberg to join a multi-county lawsuit against a Washington State police reform statute...

 
 News    July 29, 2021 

Gwinn is sworn in as Grant County District Court Judge

EPHRATA, Wash.–Pomeroy native Brian Gwinn was sworn in to the Grant County District Court Judge position at a ceremony in the courtroom here July 22, 2021. Gwinn, son of Mike and Alice Gwinn of...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    July 29, 2021 

Port of Garfield County awarded grant to extend fiber internet to Pataha

POMEROY–The Port of Garfield Commissioners announced the successful completion of a grant application to the Washington State Department of Commerce at their meeting on July 20. The grant is for...

 
 By Dotty Van Vogt    News    July 29, 2021 

A Fair Amount of Activity

POMEROY–The Garfield County Fair Board approved a contract with Harvest Host to allow free one dry camp overnight stay dry at the fairground RV facility at the meeting July 20. Harvest Host is a...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    July 29, 2021 

Creative Kids program teaching children to garden

POMEROY–The Garfield County Health District announced the success of the creative kids program at their meeting on July 26. Program manager Jessica Nelson has been helping children tend the garden...

 

COMMUNITY OUTLOOK

Wednesday, Jul 28 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, Jul 29 Pinochle, Pomeroy Senior Center–9 a.m. Denny Ashby Library–1–7:30 p.m....

 
 By Dotty Van Vogt    Community    July 29, 2021 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago July 27, 2011 About 20 interested parties attended the pre-bid walk-through last week for the Pomeroy High School modernization project. Garfield County’s 9th annual National Night Out Against Crime is set for Tuesday in the City...

 

OBITUARY

Carole Faye Slaybaugh January 25, 1935–June 23, 2021 Carole Faye Slaybaugh, with family at her side, passed away peacefully on her own terms on June 23, 2021, after a long-fought battle with heart...

 

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

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    July 22, 2021

Umatilla National Forest closed

POMEROY–The Pomeroy Ranger District announced closure of all United States Forest Service land, roads and trails in the Umatilla National Forest, as well as several Washington Department of Fish...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    July 22, 2021

No primary in Garfield County this go around

POMEROY–Registered voters in Garfield County will notice the absence of a primary ballot for this election cycle, due to no oppositional races for any one position. Voters can expect to receive a...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    July 22, 2021

Cash-on-hand cushion enough to preclude levy in 2021

POMEROY–Plans to upgrade electrical and HVAC systems were terminated and adequate cash-on-hand reserves will fend off any need for a 2021 levy, Hospital Commissioners decided recently. The Garfield...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    July 22, 2021

BMAG changes grand opening date to July 23

POMEROY–The Blue Mountain Artisan Guild (BMAG) have changed the date for the Fun in the Sun/Wonderful Wood Show and grand opening to July 23 at 5-7 p.m. Besides featured artists Doug Roe and...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    July 22, 2021

CTA buses at full capacity

POMEROY–Garfield County Transportation Authority (CTA) announced their busses are back to 100% occupancy at their meeting on July 19. The Washington State Department of Transportation grant cycle...

 

HOSPITAL CORNER

Garfield County Hospital District is pleased to announce May's Employee of the Month, Radiology Technologist (R), CT Chelsea Poe. She was nominated by her co-workers who proudly state, "She is an...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    July 22, 2021

Public Works amendment reallocates $100,000

POMEROY–Garfield County Engineer Grant Morgan presented the 6-year-plan amendment 2021-07 at the Garfield County Commissioners meeting July 19. The amendment reallocates $100,000 that was not used...

 

COMMUNITY OUTLOOK

Wednesday, Jul 21 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, Jul 22 Senior Center Meals–Senior Center, 695 W. Main St.–11 a.m. Pomeroy Swim...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago July 20, 2011 With the concrete pour last week and work done in the previous month, Pioneer Plaza moved from just a vacant lot to the public park that will encourage local residents and travelers alike to stop for a few restful...

 

Local woman injured in mishap

POMEROY––A local resident was injured and taken to St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston after a single-car rollover east of here Monday afternoon, July 19. Faith L. Norris, 56, of Pomeroy, received injuries when the vehicle in which...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    July 15, 2021

Garfield County Public Works to haul water to Asotin Creek Fire

POMEROY–The Board of Garfield County Commissioners (BOCC) announced at their meeting on July 12 that the County Road crew and public works will be assisting with water hauling to the Asotin Creek...

 
 By Dotty Van Vogt    News    July 15, 2021

Pomeroy to get "one more shot" at survey

POMEROY–Jack Peasley of Southeast Washington Economic Development Association (SEWEDA) advised the Council that Tracy Murray with Evergreen Rural Water will give Pomeroy "one more shot" at the...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    July 15, 2021

Internet flourishing in Pomeroy, grant opportunities to bring it to Pataha and County

POMEROY–Fiber optic internet in Pomeroy, classified as Phase 1, has been hooked up to most of the homes, Port of Garfield County Manager Diana Ruchert announced at the Port Commissioner meeting on...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago July 13, 2011 Now, even Pomeroy can boast of having a food truck, thanks to residents Mike and Gloria Moses, owners of La Gloria Mexican Food, parked near the corner of 18th St. and Hwy. 12. The first of two portable classroom units...

 

COMMUNITY OUTLOOK

Wednesday, Jul 14 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, Jul 15 Pinochle, Pomeroy Senior Center–9 a.m. Garfield County Food Bank Distributi...

 

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