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 By Charlotte Baker    News    March 14, 2024

Take Back Day!

POMEROY–The Pomeroy Partners Coalition and the Garfield County Sheriff's Office (GCSO) will sponsor Take Back Day on the Courthouse lawn, 789 Main St, Friday, April 26 at 11a.m.-2 p.m. Take Back D...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    March 14, 2024

County Commissioners pass resolution supporting Hospital imaging suite

POMEROY–The Garfield County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) passed a resolution to support an imaging suite at the Garfield County Memorial Hospital and discussed spring work in the Public Works d...

 

Two days of Spinners' Broomstick Pool starts Friday evening

POMEROY–The Pomeroy Spinners' Saint Patrick's Day weekend tradition of Broomstick Pool at Maple Hall begins with qualifying rounds at 6 p.m. Friday, March 15, in Spinners' Maple Hall, with competition...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    March 7, 2024

Port now neutral on Appaloosa Solar Project

POMEROY–The Port of Garfield County Commissioners (Port) approved a letter withdrawing support for the Appaloosa Solar Project and discussed a leaking roof at their meeting on February 20. The Port a...

 

Cattlemen honor rancher Bob Hennigar

Cattle rancher Bob Hennigar was presented the 2023 Columbia County Cattleman's Honoree Award at the association's Annual Fling on February 10 in Dayton. Bob has been a long-time member of the...

 
 By Naomi Scoggin    News    March 7, 2024

Childcare system to be explored

POMEROY-The Garfield County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) approved funding for initial advertising for a childcare navigator; approved a bid for sidewalk construction; and passed a resolution...

 
 By Loyal Baker    News    March 7, 2024

Eleven announce candidacy to represent Fifth Congressional District

POMEROY––Since 20-year Congresswoman Cathy McMorris-Rodgers announced that she wouldn't be seeking re-election, eleven candidates have declared their candidacy On the Republican side, the candidates include Michael Baumgartner, Jonathan Bingle, Bri...

 

Raise the Blues exceeds expectations with over $120k in donations

POMEROY–Donations to the Garfield County Forever-Raise the Blues drive were overwhelmingly positive, generating funds for promise scholarships to be awarded this spring for Pomeroy High School’s Class of 2024. Raise the Blues is an endowment campaign...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    March 7, 2024

BMAG "Back in the Day"

POMEROY–The Blue Mountain Artisan Guild and sponsors Mary Flerchinger with Randy and Vonni Mulrony, presents "Back in the Day" featuring things from our past beginning March 1. The reception for this Carol Wildman inspired theme is scheduled at t...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    March 7, 2024

March is National Kidney Month

DAYTON– March is National Kidney Month which reminds us to check into our own kidney health and think of neighbors and friends who may be searching for a donor; such as local resident Lisa Naylor. M...

 

Prescribed fires on eastern Washington wildlife areas

SPOKANE–Annual prescribed fires on Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW)-managed lands in eastern Washington are scheduled to start in March, as conditions allow. Prescribed fires on W...

 

Comment period underway on proposed wolf status change

OLYMPIA–The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking public input on a rule making proposal to reclassify Washington's gray wolves from state endangered to sensitive, and is asking for p...

 
 By Loyal Baker    News    February 29, 2024

P.H.S. grad three-peats college shot put event

SPOKANE–Former Pirate track and field thrower Destany Herbert has made a name for herself with the Northwest Nazarene University track and field program. At the 2024 Indoor Track and Field Championshi...

 

Mark your calendars for the Community Scholarship Dinner

POMEROY–The Community Scholarship Dinner is planned at Maple Hall on March 9 at 5:30 p.m. this year. The Community Scholarship was created in 2019 by Alex Bremer as a senior project, and has since been other senior projects, continuing to make a...

 

Second annual Senior Connections section in this week's EW

POMEROY–Our Fair City and Garfield County boast many excellent characteristics as a wonderful community in which to live and work and raise a family. It's also a great place for people to make t...

 

Firefighters respond to barn fire

Garfield County Fire District No. 1 responded to a report of a barn fire at 410 Emerson Road at 2:43 on Friday, February 16, discovering that a livestock barn at the Robert and Ruth Yutzy place was...

 
 By Loyal Baker    News    February 22, 2024

Pirate Curtis Winona battles to 2nd place at State

TACOMA–Pirate grappler Curtis Winona and Davenport's Brock Gustaveson met again in the championship match at the WIAA Mat Classic XXXV and the Pomeroy standout battled the Davenport sophomore n...

 

Grandstand deconstruction beginning at Fairgrounds

POMEROY-The Garfield County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) discussed the grandstand replacement project, a grant for sidewalk re-concreting, and a swap meet at the Garfield County Fairgrounds...

 

Presidential Primary ballots go out

POMEROY––Ballots to Garfield County voters for the 2024 Washington State Presidential Primary will be mailed by February 23, 2024. Candidates listed on the ballots include Democrats Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Dean Phillips and Marianne Williamson. Rep...

 
 By Loyal Baker    News    February 22, 2024

Patriots bounce Pirates in District rematch

DAYTON–The Pomeroy Pirates fell juuuuust a basketball bounce short of a win in a SE1B District rematch with the Liberty Christian Patriots, who in their second meeting of the tournament, turned the P...

 

Christopherson new pastor of Pomeroy Church of the Nazarene

POMEROY–The Pomeroy Church of the Nazarene welcomes Rev. Stan Christopherson to the pulpit and community. Christopherson comes to Pomeroy fresh off the mission field of Zagreb, Croatia. He was born an...

 

Pirate Boys in the Hunt for State

The Pirates are duking it out in the consolation bracket, striving for a State Tournament berth following a crushing loss to DeSales and a thrilling double overtime win over Liberty Christian. In...

 

Billboard property to be sold as surplus

POMEROY–The City Council decided to surplus property, discussed the tennis court retrofit project, and the booster pump project at its meeting February 6. The council passed Resolution 2024-01, d...

 

Rep. McMorris Rodgers won't seek re-election

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Eastern Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) announced that she will not be seeking re-election in 2024 after 20 years in Congress representing Washington's F...

 

Bikes for Books winners

POMEROY–The Evening Star Lodge No. 30 Secretary Steve Kazda presented two bikes to two student Bikes for Books winners Aria Alsup and Maverick Stroisch. Aria Alsup, a second-grade student of Mrs. L...

 

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