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By Victoria Fowler
Gazette Reporter 

Port votes 2-1 to pursue railroad grant application


October 10, 2019

At the Oct. 3 Port of Whitman County meeting, Chief Operating Officer Kara Riebold presented resolution to continue moving forward of the Freight Rail Assistance Program application.

The motion passed with a 2-1 vote.

According to Riebold, the resolution that is being submitted is practically identical to a resolution of a few years ago when an application was put in for the Port of Wilma.

“The resolution just authorizes the application,” Riebold said. “It’s a part of the attachments needed to move forward and the final application is due Oct. 18.”

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