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Port accepts grant for Colfax childcare

COLFAX — The Port of Whitman County Commissioner accepted a grant from the Department of Commerce on Thursday, April 4, for a childcare project in Colfax.

The Port was selected as an Apparent Successful Grantee for Commerce’s two year Child Care Partnership Grant. Through the grant the Port will receive up to $20,000 in the first year and $55,000 in the second year.

The Port moved forward as a continuation of a childcare project in Colfax conducted by a local organization exploring opening a childcare center in their facility. The organization was able to complete a feasibility study, but had...


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