Port gets boost in funds for fiber

Chief Operating Officer Kara Riebold reported to Port of Whitman County commissioners on January 24 that the Community Economics Revitalization Board (CERB) has increased the Port’s loan and broadband grant. The qualifications for the increase "required a project to expect overruns or the recipient to add on to the original project." The Port of Whitman chose to add onto their "original fiber to the home project by extending the fiber around the county out to three transmission sites."

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