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Lanman receives Community Star award

OLYMPIA–The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) presented Martha Lanman with this year's Community Star for Washington, in celebration of National Rural Health Day. The Community Star is...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    November 24, 2022 

County Employee's Group responds to negotiations

POMEROY–The Garfield County board of commissioners (BOCC) discussed budget figures for a copier and software and discussed negotiations with the Employee's Group at their meeting on November 17....

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    November 24, 2022 

City Council passes swim rates, property tax resolutions

POMEROY–The Pomeroy City Council held a budget hearing, passed two resolutions, and discussed the considered loan from Washington State Department of Health (DOH) at their meeting on November 21....

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    November 24, 2022 

Patti Weaver voted new Public Health District board member

POMEROY–The Garfield County Public Health District board voted Patti Weaver as new member, and passed seven resolutions at their meeting on November 17. After conducting an interview at the...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago November 21, 2012 Tonia Sanders' affinity for food service since she was a teenager and her familiarity with Pomeroy culminated with her purchase Oct. 1 of the former Donna's Café at...

 

Community Outlook

Submit an Event Wednesday, Nov 23 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, Nov 24 Thanksgivi... Full story

 

Hyer to continue as Garfield County Sheriff

POMEROY–Mid-term elections have closed and results show 77.59% of Garfield County turned out to vote, with incumbent Sheriff Drew Hyer winning the one contested race for Garfield County Sheriff...

 

Hospital District authorizes levy ordinance

POMEROY–The Garfield County Hospital District board of commissioners passed a levy resolution, discussed a Certified Nurse's Assistant class, and passed the 2023 budget at their meeting on November...

 

County signs contract for document preservation and indexing

POMEROY–The Garfield County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) signed a contract, discussed funds that the county will be receiving, and continued employee negotiations at their meeting on November 14....

 

Seats still open for the Fire District EMT class

POMEROY–The Garfield County Fire District No.1 board of commissioners discussed an addendum to the 2022 budget, an upcoming Emergency Medical Technician class, and approved the job description for...

 

New 4-H leader and volunteers recruitment

POMEROY–The WSU/Garfield County Extension begins the 4-H leader and volunteer recruitment for the 2022-23 year starting October 1. Several leaders have retired and the anticipated increase in the number of new 4-H members, requires replacement and...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten years ago November 14, 2012 Ed Huntington received a Quilt of Valor from Alice Gwinn at Pomeroy Elementary School's Veteran's Day program last week Friday. Alice, a member of the organization's ch...

 

Drew Hyer leads Kurt Miller in preliminary election results

POMEROY–Mid-term elections have closed and preliminary results show 64.43% of Garfield County turning out to vote, and the one contested race shows Drew Hyer leading by 86 points against Kurt... Full story

 

County retains current standard of funding for Superior Court Judge's Administrative Assistant

POMEROY-The Garfield County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) decided on the criteria of determining Garfield County's share of funding the Superior Court Judge's Administrative Assistant position, and...

 

Last day set for COVID and Flu vaccine clinic

POMEROY–The Garfield County Hospital District COVID and Flu Vaccine Clinic last day at the Garfield County Fairgrounds is November 18 at 8 a.m.–12 p.m. and 1:30–3:45 p.m. For those wishing to take the COVID and Flu vaccine this fall, it is...

 

Port authorizes final draft of 2023 budget

POMEROY-The Port of Garfield County commissioners authorized a final draft of their 2023 budget and set a date for adoption at their meeting on November 1. The final budget allows for $4,719,153.50...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten years ago November 7, 2012 The Case of the Bug-Eating Cougs-Students of Washington State University professor Richard Zack's "Insects and People" course, as well as the public, will have a chance...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    November 3, 2022

'The best is yet to come': Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers addresses Pomeroy voters

POMEROY-Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris-Rodgers shared the Republican goals in the event they hold a majority in Congress after the 2022 elections at a gathering at the Pataha Flour Mill on...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    November 3, 2022

Garfield County bids farewell to Engineer Grant Morgan

POMEROY-The Garfield County board of commissioners (BOCC) bade farewell to Grant Morgan, passed four resolutions, and a memorandum of understanding at their meeting on October 31. Grant Morgan, who...

 

Commentary

POMEROY–It is time to fall back one hour on Sunday, November 6, 2022 at 2 a.m. Do you remember having one less hour of sleep last March 13, 2022, when we moved our clocks forward by one hour? I do. It made things tough for a week or two while I...

 

Free Chipper Day for Yard Waste

POMEROY–Garfield County will host a free Chipper day for country residents at the old rock pit located off Gould City-Mayview Road on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 8 a.m.–2 p.m. What can you bring? Clean yard and garden debris, pine needles, leaves,...

 

New 4-H leader and volunteers recruitment

POMEROY–The WSU/Garfield County Extension begins the 4-H leader and volunteer recruitment for the 2022-23 year starting October 1. Several leaders have retired and the anticipated increase in the number of new 4-H members, requires replacement and...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten years ago October 31, 2012 Eero Kovero, Finnish farmer and tour leader, brought his sixth group to Pomeroy's Eastern Washington Agricultural Museum on October 21. Eero (pronounced "arrow") and...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    October 27, 2022

County accepts proposal for new 911 logging recording system

POMEROY–The Garfield County Commissioners (BOCC) approved a proposal for 911 logging recorder; a request from the employees' group; and approved a sale contract at their meeting on October 24. The...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    October 27, 2022

County entities conduct emergency evacuation drill

POMEROY–The Garfield County Hospital District, in cooperation with Garfield County E911, Sheriff's Office, Fire District No. 1, Transportation Authority, and the City of Pomeroy, conducted an...

 

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