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Fuchs donates to "Wigs for Kids"

POMEROY–Natalie Fuchs, 15 in September and a local high school student, cuts and donates 12 inches of her hair to an organization "Wigs for Kids. It seems teenagers are often portrayed as being...

 

Quote of the Week

“If I had to live my life again, I’d make the same mistakes, only sooner. – Tallulah Bankhead...

 

Hospital Update

Garfield County Hospital District (GCHD) is proud to announce July's Employee of the Month, Activities Coordinator and Certified Nursing Assistant Sandy Peralta. She was nominated by her co-workers...

 

A Teen's Take

POMEROY–As most of you have heard and observed on the news there was a huge explosion in Beirut, Lebanon with over 150 deaths and more than 4,000 injuries. The vast majority of people in the...

 

Library Book Sale Project at Fairgrounds

POMEROY–Each year during the Garfield County Fair, the Friends of Denny Ashby Library hold a used book sale inside the Flower and Vegetable building. This event is quite popular with area readers and is the primary money maker for the volunteer...

 

Death Notice

Richard Ames Richard Ernest “Dick” Ames, 76, passed away at his home from cancer on July 25, 2020. He is in the care of Hennessey Valley Funeral Home....

 

Senior Round Table

Wed, Aug 12: Chicken Cordon Bleu, Scalloped Potatoes, Green Beans, Fruit Cup, Cake and Ice Cream, Birthday Lunch Fri, Aug 14: Italian Spaghetti, Mixed Vegetables, Garden Salad, Applesauce, Garlic Bread Mon, Aug 17: Tuna Noodle Bake, Peas-N-Carrots,...

 

Bank of Eastern Washington sponsoring school supply drive

POMEROY–Bank of Eastern Washington (BEW) is collecting school supplies for local elementary students here and at four other Washington branches. These supplies will be distributed to local schools. “Students need supplies, whether they are at...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago August 11, 2010 Members of Garfield County Health Foundation presented a check for $26,000 to Garfield County Hospital District to assist in purchasing of a new portable x-ray machine. Pomeroy Swim Team captured the County Meet champion...

 

New cemetery memorial dedicated to those who didn't make it home

POMEROY–A memorial was installed at the cemetery just prior to Memorial Day in mid-May, dedicated to Garfield County military or related support personnel who served our country but did not make it...

 

Quote of the Week

“Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith.” – Steve Jobs...

 

Hospital Corner

Here is a community update outlining the Garfield County Hospital District (GCHD) operation since March 2020 to the present. There was a decrease in patient volumes at the clinic, lab, and outpatient physical therapy starting in March with the onset...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago August 4, 2010 After 14 years in Pomeroy, Pastor Frank Musgrave of Pomeroy Christian Church, and his wife Virginia, are retiring and moving to Turner, Ore. County Commissioners accepted the low bid of $1,254,900 submitted by Wellens...

 

Senior Round Table

Wed, Aug 5: Cashew Chicken Salad, Croissant, Sliced Tomatoes, Mandarin Oranges Fri, Aug 7: Sausage Biscuits and Gravy, Relish Cup, Apricots, Juice, Dessert Mon, Aug 10: Broccoli Cheddar Soup, Cornbread, Fruit Cocktail, Juice Wed, Aug 12: Chicken...

 

A Teen's Take

POMEROY–The art of personal conversation has dwindled since the isolation mandates of COVID-19. Instead, in its place is texting, Facebook posting, emailing and other electronic ways of...

 

Saluting Our Farmers

POMEROY–The East Washingtonian's second "Saluting Our Farmers" Special Edition, which spotlights a Garfield County ag producer with an extensive feature story and photographs, is in this issue....

 

Quote of the Week

“Agriculture is our wisest pursuit, because it will in the end contribute most to real wealth, good morals, and happiness.” – Thomas Jefferson...

 

Pomeroy Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago July 28, 2010 The northwest area of Garfield County has become the home of constant activity as facilities are developed to build the roads to and foundations for the Lower Snake River Wind Power Project wind turbines expected to go up...

 

Hospital Update

POMEROY––Garfield County Hospital District (GCHD) is proud to announce June's Employee of the Month, Christina Bales. She was nominated by her co-workers who stated, "She is a great asset to this...

 

A Teen's Take

POMEROY––Everyone has different opinions on what the state should do about schools reopening and how to handle the Covid-19 situation. Personally, I do not like online school at all, but it would...

 

Senior Round Table

Meals are available for pick-up or delivery only. Wed, July 29: Sausage Potato Bake, Mixed Vegetables, Cucumbers-N-Onions, Fruit Cocktail, Roll Fri, July 31: Chicken Alfredo Lasagna, Vegetable Blend, Garden Salad, Garlic Bread, Peach Cobbler Mon,...

 

SALUTING OUR FARMERS

POMEROY–It is a once-upon-a-time type of story when John Dixon met Laura Barr, wed, produced three beautiful children, a herd of show cattle and a generous wheat farm. As we fast forward 21 years...

 

SALUTING OUR FARMERS

Part of the Dixon family's succession plan is not to necessarily proclaimed to one of their children, now we are going to teach you all there is to know about farming in 10 easy steps. Instead,...

 

Feider retires after 22 years with PSD

POMEROY-Special Education Para-pro Kathy Hilde Feider, a woman with a big heart and gentle nature, has retired after serving the children of the school district here 22 years. Feider was born in Mt....

 

Quote of the Week

“Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.” – Josh Billings...

 

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