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By Kara Davidson
Gazette Reporter 

For cable project: Port of Garfield seeks assist from port here


January 31, 2019

The Port of Garfield has requested interlocal agreements with the Port of Whitman.

The Port of Garfield has received a little more than $500,000 of funding from the Community Economics Revitalization Board (CERB) Jan. 17 for a "Fiber to the Home" project in Pomeroy.

“They've been working with us, talking about the fiber system, what we do here and their growth down there,” said Kara Riebold, Port of Whitman's Chief Operating Officer. “They don't have any experience with fiber and would like to benefit from the Port of Whitman's experience.”

The Port of Garfield has asked the Port of...

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