Whitman County Gazette - Serving Whitman County since 1877

Author photo

By Bill Stevenson
Whitman County Gazette 

Audit finds Port info not listed correctly


File photo

COLFAX - A state 2019 audit listed the Port of Whitman as failing to update internal controls for financial reporting under the Budgeting Accounting and Reporting System (BARS).

It is the first finding by the Washington State Auditor's Office since the Port of Whitman was formed in 1958.

The state accuses the port of not listing Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) on the Schedule of Long-Term Liabilities and Notes correctly. It's what the port pays for retiree benefits.

"Even though retires pay 100% of their premiums, that payment is not the full cost of the benefits. Retirees pay less b...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Cheney Free Press
Ritzville Adams County Journal
Whitman County Gazette
Odessa Record
Franklin Connection
Davenport Times
Spokane Valley News Herald
Colfax Daily Bulletin

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2022

Rendered 01/18/2023 04:32