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Rural broadband infrastructure a big priority

DAYTON– The Port of Columbia was approved for a grant of $26,625 in March of 2019 for a Feasibility Study to examine existing broadband networks, after requesting an initial grant of $30,000 from Washington State Department of Commerce Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB). The funds are to identify additional needs, determine if a Port-owned broadband network is the right solution for ou...