Whitman County Gazette - Serving Whitman County since 1877

By Kara Davidson
Gazette Reporter 

Port gets report on calls for fiber bids


January 3, 2019

Port of Whitman County commissioners received an update at their Dec. 20 meeting following a request for services which were issued in November for the fiber to the home projects.

The port has received grants and loans from the Washington State Department of Commerce for $1 million to be combined with a $2 million match from the port to extend fiber to houses in Garfield, Oakesdale, Palouse, Rosalia and Tekoa.

The port also issued requests for proposals for a design contractor for the project.

Two companies provided the port with proposals for the operator service. The operator would be r...

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