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 By Naomi Scoggin    News    May 13, 2021 

$60k set aside for ultrasound

POMEROY–The Garfield County Hospital passed a motion to set aside $60,000 for the purchase of ultrasound equipment at their meeting on May 3. They hope to have the equipment available two days a...

 
 By Dotty Van Vogt    News    May 13, 2021 

Farmer's Market gets OK to use City Park

POMEROY–The City Council approved the use of the City Park for the Farmer’s Market. Danielle Evans spoke to the Council regarding a Farmer’s Market at the city park. She has been working with the Chamber of Commerce and plans are to have the...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    May 13, 2021 

County opts in the BHO pool

POMEROY–The Garfield County Commissioners (BOCC) made a decision to remain in the Behavioral Health Organization (BHO) pool after hearing a discussion over the Criminal Justice Treatment Account, a...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    May 13, 2021 

Ribbon cutting ceremony at Port of Garfield today

POMEROY–The Port District of Garfield County announce a ribbon cutting ceremony for fiber optic internet will take place at the Port office on May 13 at 11 a.m.–12 p.m. Expected guests include...

 

Caring Hearts, Caring Hands

Many organizations have helped Garfield County Hospital District over the past several years but none as much as the hospital auxiliary group, HUGS, which stands for Helpers United Giving Support....

 

COMMUNITY OUTLOOK

Wednesday, May 12 Senior Center Meals–pick–up or delivery only BINGO, Pomeroy Senior Center–1 p.m. Denny Ashby Library–12–6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 13 Pinochle, Pomeroy Senior Center–9 a.m. Denny Ashby Library–1–7:30 p.m. BMAG...

 
 By Dotty Van Vogt    Community    May 13, 2021 

Forty gathered to pray

POMEROY–About forty people gathered around the flagpole on the courthouse lawn at noon in observance of the nationwide National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 6. Entities which affect life in our country were prayed for by representatives from...

 
 By Dotty Van Vogt    Community    May 13, 2021 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago May 11, 2011 EIghteen wind turbines completed as of last week for the Puget Sound Energy project are scheduled to begin operation in the first quarter of 2012. Garfield County Information & Assistance will hold a yard clean-up day for...

 

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    May 6, 2021

BOCC signs agreement with Jamestown Networks for courthouse internet and phone system

POMEROY–The Garfield County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) signed an interlocal agreement with Jamestown Networks (JNET) for installation and service of an internet and voice over internet phone...

 

COMMUNITY OUTLOOK

Wednesday, May 5 Senior Center Meals–pick–up or delivery only BINGO, Pomeroy Senior Center–1 p.m. Denny Ashby Library–12–6:30 p.m. Star Lodge No. 30 F&A–Dick Brown Community Building–Evening Thursday, May 6 Senior Center...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago May 4, 2011 Garfield County Sheriff’s deputies responded Sunday afternoon to 911 calls from fishermen who found a body on the shore of the Snake River between Willow Landing and Central Ferry. There was no identification on the body....

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    April 29, 2021

Drug Takeback Day on Courthouse lawn

POMEROY – Pomeroy Partners Coalition for Healthy Families and the Garfield County Sheriff's office coordinated "Drug Takeback Day" a national event supported by the Drug Enforcement Agency, on...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    April 29, 2021

Zero active cases of Covid-19 in April

POMEROY–Garfield County Health District announced zero active cases for Garfield County during the month of April at the Garfield County Commissioners' meeting April 26. The amount of testing has...

 

New COVID clinic hours

POMEROY–Due to the lessening needs in our community, COVID-19 clinics offered at the Garfield County Fairgrounds in the Dick Brown Building, will be open from 8–11:45 a.m. on the following days: April 30; May 14, May 21; June 11, June 18; July...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    April 29, 2021

Door-to-door LMI survey begins May 4

POMEROY–The third phase of the Low-and-Moderate Income (LMI) survey conducted by the Evergreen Rural Water of Washington (ERWoW) will begin Tuesday, May 4 between 5:30–7:30 p.m. and Wednesday morning if needed. The LMI survey funded by the South...

 
 By Dotty Van Vogt    News    April 29, 2021

Pancake Breakfast, Spring Farming Days, and Fair entertainment?

POMEROY–To hold the annual Pancake Breakfast or not to hold the event which coincides with the already canceled Pioneer Day Parade and activities, is the question for board members of the during...

 

COMMUNITY OUTLOOK

Wednesday, Apr 28 Senior Center Meals–pick–up or delivery only BINGO, Pomeroy Senior Center–1 p.m. Denny Ashby Library–12–6:30 p.m. Thursday, Apr 29 Pinochle, Pomeroy Senior Center–9 a.m. Denny Ashby Library–1–7:30 p.m. Friday, Apr...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    April 29, 2021

Fred Zach resigning from Planning Commission

POMEROY–The Garfield County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) accepted the resignation of Garfield County Planning Commission Board Chairman Fred Zach at the weekly meeting on April 26. After two and a...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    April 29, 2021

Pataha fiber line completed

POMEROY–The Port of Garfield is planning a ribbon cutting ceremony for the completion of the laying of the main line of fiber internet in Pataha on May 13. The time has not yet been set. Laying of...

 

Garfield County Museum opens

POMEROY–The Garfield County Museum will open for summer hours beginning May 5 on Wednesday through Friday at 1–4 p.m. The museum is filled with Garfield County history and is a great source for genealogical information and during the prolonged...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    April 29, 2021

GCFD received grant awards worth $21,000

POMEROY–The Garfield County Fire District No. 1 (GCFD) has received grants from Innovia, Pacific Power Foundation, Shepherd Foundation, All in Washington and Volunteer Firefighter Assistance...

 

National Day of Prayer

POMEROY–In observance of National Day of Prayer, Garfield County invite community members to gather at the flagpole at the Garfield County Courthouse to unite with people of all faiths across the...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago April 27, 2011 Combined consequences of the state budget deficit and lower long-term care resident census have started to affect operations at Garfield County Memorial Hospital. Immediate reductions in nursing home rates, part of state...

 
 By Dotty Van Vogt    News    April 22, 2021

Pioneer Day and Spring Bus Tour cancelled

POMEROY–The traditional June Pioneer Day celebration and May Spring Bus Tour are canceled due to COVID–19 Phase 3 limitation. The COVID-19 virus has caused the postponement of one of the oldest community events in Garfield County for another...

 

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