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Staff shortage cuts Pomeroy ER hours

Adequately staffing a rural hospital is not a new problem, but it is hitting the Garfield County Hospital District in Pomeroy hard.

‘Boot-strappin’ folk’ won’t give up on Garfield County hospital

POMEROY — Garfield County Hospital District head Andrew Craigie counts retired pediatrician Ray Cardwell as among outsiders who want to see the district weather its current hard times.

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Strapped Garfield County hospital gets endowment funds

POMEROY — In the aftermath of a still-fresh tax levy victory, supporters of Garfield County Hospital District have not stopped at the ballot box in efforts to keep the facility alive and see it thrive again.

Updated election results: Garfield County

Here are Garfield County's election results in contested races as of this evening's count. Incumbents where applicable are denoted with an (i).

Garfield County goes for Keller, Dixon and Roosevelt in local races

POMEROY — Keeping with August primary results, current Garfield County Sheriff Bennie Keller again took about three-quarters of the vote or 73.5 percent to challenger Bruce Barkhuff’s 26.5 percent.

Sheriff, commission posts up to Garfield County voters Nov. 4

Voters will decide two contested races in Garfield County in the upcoming Nov. 4 general election.

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Pomeroy hospital to close if levy fails

In Garfield County, access to health care is on shaky ground. The public hospital district is projecting a budget deficit of more than $500,000 in 2014, and will close its doors if voters don’t approve a special $730,000 levy in November.

Minutes - Pomeroy School Board - 9/29/14

Pomeroy School Board

Minutes - Garfield County Commission - 9/30/14

Garfield County Commission

Agenda - Pomeroy School Board - 9/29/14

Pomeroy School Board

Minutes - Garfield County Commission - 9/15/14

Garfield County Commission

Trashed Snake River beach reopened after cleanup

POMEROY — A popular recreation spot on the Lower Snake River has been reopened after mounds of trash left by partygoers were cleaned up.

Minutes - Pomeroy City Council - 9/9/14

Pomeroy City Council

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