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 By Naomi Scoggin    News    November 24, 2022 

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...

 

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....

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten years ago November 2, 2011 On Friday, October 2, Garfield Fire District No. 1 Ambulance and Rescue were dispatched to a hunter who had fallen and suffered a possible back/pelvic injury in the...

 
 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...

 
 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 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...

 

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...

 

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 AUGUST 6). New cemetery memorial dedicated to those who didn’t make it home jus...

 

2020 - Year in Review

Editor's Note: This annual look back at the year just completed will be made in installments over the next several weeks. –Charlotte Baker JANUARY 2). The Shepherd Foundation has awarded the...

 

City's Public Works Director, Kenny Landkammer, to retire

POMEROY–The City Council has accepted and approved a retirement request from City Public Works Director Kenny Landkammer effective December 30, 2020. In light of the upcoming vacancy, Councilman Mike Cassetto recommended a review of requirements...

 

Pacific Power donates to Gazebo restoration

POMEROY-The Gazebo Restoration project at the City Park is gaining momentum with some recent donations. Headed up by Jack Peasley, Southeast Washington Economic Development Association (SEWEDA)...

 

City forms a plan to utilize $42,000 CARES funding

POMEROY–During the City Council continuance meeting on Tuesday evening, September 15, they discussed how to use $42,000 of the CARES Act funding. Jack Peasley of the Southeast Washington Economic Development Association (SEWEDA), elaborated on a...

 

Bridge and Street project complete

POMEROY– Rachel Anderson, representing the Garfield County Aging and Disability Resource Center (GCADRC) was contacted by the City Council regarding a Subrecipient Agreement for COVID-19 funds. Anderson said that with the city portion of this...

 
 By Connie Boyer    News    September 3, 2020

Commissioners approve Fair Plan; overnight camping being debated

POMEROY––The Garfield County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) approved the Garfield County Health District accepted plan for this year's "restructured" Garfield County Fair events, as submitted by...

 
 By Connie Boyer    News    August 27, 2020

County aids SEWEDA with small business support

POMEROY–The Garfield County Commissioners (BOCC) voted to contribute $25,000 to the assistance of local small businesses in conjunction with $50,000 in funds being distributed through the Southeast Washington Economic Development Association...

 
 By Jack Peasley    News    August 13, 2020

Save the Gazebo at the City Park

By Jack Peasley Special to the East Washingtonian POMEROY–Efforts are being expedited to raise $25,000 to "Save the Gazebo" and City Park makeover now that Fall is just around the corner. The City...

 
 By Connie Boyer    News    August 13, 2020

BOCC considers canceling Fair

POMEROY-Sara Lunsford, Garfield County Fair Board President reported that the Fair Board had voted to cancel the 2020 Garfield County Fair with the exception of the market sales and livestock showing with animals already weighed and tagged to the...

 
 By Dotty Van Vogt    News    August 13, 2020

First round of COVID Relief applications reached 27k

POMEROY–Jack Peasley of the Southeast Washington Economic Development Association (SEWEDA) told the council that the Department of Commerce has had 27,000 applications for assistance in dealing with the COVID-19 virus restrictions. Garfield County...

 
 By Connie Boyer    News    June 18, 2020

County in Phase 3; receives $250k for COVID-19 relief

POMEROY–Chairman Justin Dixon announced Garfield County received official approval from the state to move forward to Phase 3 of the Governor’s Safe Start plan and confirmed the receipt of $250,000 from the Department of Commerce at the meeting of...

 
 By Connie Boyer    News    April 9, 2020

Block grant of $53k received for local COVID-19 relief

POMEROY–In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Garfield County Commissioner Justin Dixon stated Garfield, Columbia and Walla Walla Counties applied for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) through the Washington State Department of Commerce...

 
 By Connie Boyer    News    March 5, 2020

Hospital District outlines upcoming support levy

POMEROY–Chairman of the Garfield County Hospital District (GCHD) Board of Commissioners Cindy Wolf, addressed the Garfield/Pomeroy Community Economic Development Forum about the upcoming $860,000 levy vote April 28, to support the GCHD. Ballots...

 
 By Connie Boyer    News    February 27, 2020

The Governor and State Legislators pushing for removal of Snake River Dams

POMEROY–Port of Garfield Director Diana Ruchert reported during the recent Port of Garfield (Port) meeting February 18, that as a representative of the Port, she and the commissioners are still...

 
 By Connie Boyer    News    January 30, 2020

Port approves new contract

e broadband fiber system is set to begin in February, weather permitting, was the word during the recent Port of Garfield board meeting The Port of Garfield County Commissioners met Tuesday evening, January 21. A contract has been signed with M&L...

 

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