By Victoria Fowler
Gazette Reporter 

Port decides to advance with Broadband LLC contract


September 26, 2019

Port of Whitman County commissioners and staff discuss a potential land sale during the board's regular meeting Sept. 19. See story Page 3A.

The extended Port of Whitman County debate on forming a Port Broadband LLC ended at last Thursday's meeting when the port commissioners voted 2-1 in favor of making the move.

Last year there was a potential Port cooperative project, with Broadband LLC, that did not advance.

"This business model is a win-win for the Port of Whitman and the cooperative's member ports, but, most importantly, the resulting work of the cooperative will be a huge win for those in rural, underserved areas of our state, including Whitman County," Port Executive Director Joe Poire stated Monday in a press release...

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