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 By Naomi Scoggin    News    February 2, 2023 

Commissioners discuss county facility accessibility

POMEROY–The Garfield County board of commissioners (BOCC) discussed a possible Americans with Disability Act transition plan and met with the executive director of South East Washington Economic Dev...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    January 19, 2023

Public hearings for water plan and efficiency goals and measures held

POMEROY–The Pomeroy City Council held public hearings on Water Use Efficiency Goals and Measures and an updated Water System Plan, discussed donations for the Tennis Court Retrofit project, and...

 

Looking Back at 2022

The East Washingtonian continues its look back at the year 2022 with this second installment of the events, activities and other newsworthy happenings that appeared in the pages of your community...

 

SEWEDA hosts WSU professor's presentation

POMEROY–The Community Forum hosted by the Southeast Washington Economic Development Association presented Jennifer Sherman, Professor of Sociology at Washington State University, as speaker on the...

 

Community Forum meeting on rural inequality

POMEROY–The Southeast Washington Economic Development Association (SEWEDA) Community Forum meeting is scheduled at the Pataha Flour Mill on Tuesday, November 15 at 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The Pomeroy Community Forum meeting is a working lunch provided by...

 

Club house gets a new concrete walk

By Tom Ruchert Special to the East Washingtonian POMEROY–The Golf Club has recently installed a new walkway at the front entrance of the club house through a grant from the Southeastern Economic...

 

SEWEDA names new Executive Director

CLARKSTON–The Southeast Washington Economic Development Association has named Erika Stricker as Executive Director of the nonprofit which focuses on enhancing economic vitality and community develop...

 

Community Economic Forum August 16

POMEROY–The Community Economic Forum is scheduled at the Pataha Flour Mill on August 16 at 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The Community Economic Forum meeting will take place at the Pataha Flour Mill, 50 Hutchens Hill Road on August 15 starting at 11 a.m....

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    June 30, 2022

Community Forum discusses Pomeroy water issues and possible solution

POMEROY–A quarterly community forum meeting hosted by South East Washington Economic Development Association discussed a solution to the low water supply for the east end of Pomeroy and Pomeroy...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    June 16, 2022

Chamber of Commerce signage project now fully funded

POMEROY–The City Council pledged $4,000 for the Pomeroy Chamber of Commerce signage project, accepted an interim wastewater treatment plant employee proposal, and discussed maintenance of city road...

 
 By Jack Peasley    Opinion    May 12, 2022

Guest Commentary

POMEROY––“Some small communities thrive and grow while others die offering no hope for future generations.” Nearly five years ago, the Clarkston Chamber of Commerce invited SEWEDA to attend an event featuring Doug Griffiths, an author...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    January 27, 2022

Re-elected Councilwoman Susie Bowles sworn in

POMEROY–The Pomeroy City Council swore Susie Bowles into her re-elected term as councilwoman, and support for HB 1333, at their meeting on January 18. Jack Peasley of South East Washington Economic...

 

One third of town doesn't meet future growth requirements; Dollar General granted utilities access

POMEROY–The City of Pomeroy’s water supply may present a problem to future expansion of residential inventory, the City Council heard at the conclusion of a continued meeting on September 20. In other business, the Council unanimously approved...

 
 By Dotty Van Vogt    News    August 19, 2021

Council continues meeting to address funding opportunities

POMEROY–The City Council approved a continuance of the August 7 meeting to August 24, 2021 at 7 p.m., to better address funding opportunities and meet grant deadlines. Mayor Paul Miller stated the need to have such meetings organized in a critical...

 

Palace Meats and Deli to close

eli will permanently close its 847 Main Street establishment as of August 23, 2021. Owners of Palace Meats and Deli, Al and Vickie Damon, opened the quaint local eatery opened for business on July 13, 2020 amidst the COVID pandemic. They served...

 
 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    June 17, 2021

Gazebo painting scheduled to begin this week

POMEROY–The Pomeroy City Council announced their plan for painting the gazebo at the Pomeroy City Park starting this week at their meeting on June 8. They will be using paint especially engineered...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    May 20, 2021

Fiber to the Home ribbon cutting

POMEROY–The Port of Garfield held a ribbon cutting on the Port office west lawn, officially signifying completion of "Fiber to the Home" rural broadband fiber optic project early this year in...

 
 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 15, 2021

Peasley indicates survey an asset to Pomeroy

POMEROY–The City Council heard Jack Peasley of Southeast Washington Economic Development Association (SEWEDA) speak about the Low-to-Moderate Income (LMI) proposal to have Evergreen Rural Water of Washington (ERWoW) conduct another survey, funded...

 
 By Jack Peasley    News    March 25, 2021

LMI survey can help Pomeroy

POMEROY–The local City Council has authorized a Low–and–Moderate Income (LMI) independent income survey for community residents. This survey will determine if this area is eligible for state...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    March 25, 2021

Frank Gurney Inc. to fulfill guardrail project

POMEROY–The Garfield County Commissioners (BOCC) approved Frank Gurney Incorporated, out of the Spokane Valley after reviewing submitted bids for the guardrail project on Bell Plain road at the...

 
 By Dotty Van Vogt    News    March 18, 2021

New LMI survey support approved

POMEROY–The City Council approved a statement of support, committing to participate in the survey with Evergreen Rural Water of Washington in the amount of $7,754.80 for the low-to-moderate (LMI)...

 

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...

 

BMAG closes for renovation after grant awards

POMEROY–The Blue Mountain Artisan Guild is closed until March after receiving a generous grant from the Shepherd Foundation to purchase the building to the west of the existing gallery. In addition, the BMAG was recently awarded additional grants...

 

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