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Trio of teachers retire this year

Kind, warm-hearted teacher retires

POMEROY–Local elementary teacher Sandra Bates, has retired after a 21-year career. Her former students, parents, staff and administration here will miss her invaluable service. She will be most remembered as one of the favorite primary grade school teachers, who was a warm, friendly, kind person with a smile on her face.

Bates was born in Yakima, Wash. in 1959. Her family moved frequently until sh...