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By Madysen McLain
Gazette Columnist 

Port considers loan for Tekoa airport fueling station


June 13, 2019

Port of Whitman commissioners and staff examine a monetary request for the Tekoa airport fueling station from Roy Schulz, city of Tekoa council member.

Port of Whitman commissioners and staff members discussed the potential of loaning funds to the City of Tekoa for its airport fueling system at the June 6 meeting.

About a year ago, the Tekoa airport's credit card fuel supplier from Pullman decided he was no longer going to supply the airport.

"This was not something advantageous for him," said Roy Schulz, Tekoa city council member who represented the airport at the meeting.

He said they didn't have airplane fuel for awhile, so the city council decided to pay for the fueling station to be filled with 1,000 gallons.

The city planned on t...

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