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 By Naomi Scoggin    News    June 17, 2021 

Hospital now open for visitors

POMEROY–Garfield County Memorial Hospital Co-CEO Mat Slaybaugh introduced the new Chief Financial Officer Lance Spindler at the monthly meeting on June 7. Presently, Spindler is here for 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 Naomi Scoggin    News    June 17, 2021 

VSP contract a go for 2021-23

POMEROY–The Garfield County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) signed a bi-annual Voluntary Stewardship Program contract for 2021-2023 at their meeting on June 14. Contract K2210 between Garfield County...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    June 17, 2021 

GCFD considering new fire engine

POMEROY–Garfield County Fire District No. 1 (GCFD) Chief James Cleveland introduced a possible replacement for fire engine 11 at the recent meeting on June 8. The rig under consideration is a 2003...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    June 17, 2021 

Dayton's All Wheels Weekend is back

DAYTON–All Wheels Weekend 2021 car show and events will take place on Main Street here on Father's Day weekend, June 18, 19, and 20. Early registration is located at the corner of 1st and Main Stree...

 
 News    June 17, 2021 

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More than $3.67 million in funds will be made available to help Washington libraries and museums OLYMPIA–Washington State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State, announced that more than $3.67 million will be made available to...

 
 News    June 17, 2021 

$108,924 in grants awarded to nonprofits in Columbia, Garfield and Asotin counties

WALLA WALLA–In collaboration with the Greater Columbia Accountable Community of Health, Blue Mountain Community Foundation announces 14 awards totaling $108,924.15 in support of proposals to improve the health of residents of Columbia, Garfield...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    June 17, 2021 

Two vehicle collision, one injury

POMEROY–A two vehicle collision that injured one occurred in Garfield County on State Route 12 at milepost 420 on Monday afternoon June 14, 2021 at 4:55 p.m. Both vehicles were traveling eastbound on Highway 12 just 12 miles outside of the...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    June 10, 2021

Columbia Pulp reopening

STARBUCK–Columbia Pulp has begun the re-start process of its wheat straw pulp mill in Lyons Ferry, Wash., June 1. The facility began to introduce wheat straw into the system June 1, 2021 after the...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    June 10, 2021

Inside the brain of fiber optic internet

POMEROY–The Port of Garfield County Board of Commissioners walked through the fiber internet Point of Presence during their meeting on June 1. The Point of Presence is a room where the main line of...

 

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WWCC reopens campus WALLA WALLA–The Walla Walla Community College has re-opened its doors and is welcoming students and community members back to its campuses in Walla Walla and Clarkston following mandatory pandemic closures. Also, additional...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    June 10, 2021

Focus group to meet with legislators

LEWISTON, Idaho–The “We The People” group led by David Rudd, presents a meet and greet event for Idahoans and Washingtonians at the Pioneer Park on June 11 at 6 p.m. The motivation of “We The People” group is to get people (Americans) more...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    June 3, 2021

16 to graduate from P.H.S. June 5

By Charlotte Baker POMEROY–The School District No. 110 will present the 2021 High School graduating class at the "130th Commencement Ceremony" in the high school gymnasium on June 5 at 2:30 p.m....

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    June 3, 2021

School board approves resolutions; accepts resignations

POMEROY–The Pomeroy School District (PSD) Board approved Resolution 299 and Resolution 300 at the meeting on May 24. Resolution 299 is a renewal of participation in Washington Interscholastic...

 

Warden area celebrates opening of new irrigation pump system

By John Sattgast WARDEN, Wash.–Nearly 50 people attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of a new water delivery system about seven miles northeast of Warden Thursday afternoon, May 27. The new EL 47.5 pump station delivery...

 

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Stand up paddle boarding will no longer be permitted OLYMPIA–Washington State Parks has opened the St. George’s Put-in on the Little Spokane River this Friday, May 28. Starting this year, State Parks will no longer allow stand up paddle boards...

 

W.T. Wooten Wildlife Area River Restoration work requires campground and lake closures

SPOKANE–Local campgrounds to close during the Tucannon River salmon habitat man-made log jams project beginning June 7. A project planned for the Tucannon River will improve salmon habitat by...

 
 By Dotty Van Vogt    News    May 27, 2021

Fallen Veteran's Memorial dedication ceremony Saturday

POMEROY–A dedication service for the Fallen Veteran's Memorial located at the east entrance of the Pomeroy City Cemetery will be held on Saturday, May 29, 2021, at 12 p.m. Prior to the ceremony,...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    May 27, 2021

Health District needs another board member

POMEROY–The Garfield County Health District announced the addition of a board member as required by new Foundation of Public Health Services regulations at their monthly meeting on May 24. This...

 
 By Dotty Van Vogt    News    May 27, 2021

Fundraising breakfast not happening again this year

POMEROY–The traditional Pioneer Breakfast will not be happening again this year. Garfield County Fair Board president Sara Lunsford said the breakfast event usually held to raise money for the fair is not going to happen this year and asked the...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    May 27, 2021

Ledgerwood Farms awarded hay bid

POMEROY–The Garfield County Commissioners (BOCC) opened and read two bids for the hay crop for the Garfield County Fairgrounds at their meeting on May 24. The winning bid was submitted by...

 

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Umatilla National Forest seeks volunteer campground hosts PENDLETON, Ore.–The Umatilla National Forest is looking for volunteers to spend the summer as campground hosts at the Jubilee Lake and Bull Prairie Lake campgrounds. Check the Status of Your...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    May 27, 2021

Truck burns on SR 12

POMEROY–The Garfield County Fire District No. 1 responded to a fire of a single vehicle heading east on highway 12 at mile post 394 on May 24, 2021 at around 7:30 a.m. The fire was contained to the...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    May 27, 2021

Port Commissioners vote to change RV park rates

POMEROY–Citing the increasing tendency of campers to overstay their time limits, Garfield County Port Commissioners Ed Crawford, Larry Scoggin, and Matt Herres voted to remove the monthly rate for...

 

Secretary of State seeks clarification from superior court on filing order for broadband bills

OLYMPIA–Secretary of State Kim Wyman is seeking clarification from Thurston County Superior Court about the order in which two acts signed into law simultaneously by Gov. Jay Inslee should be filed. The two acts in question are Engrossed...

 

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