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A call for local electric car chargers

Heralding the future, they'd be good for tourism now, advocates say


A electric vehicle charger at Suncadia, an upscale resort outside Cle Elum, Wash.

Grand Coulee, a pioneer of green energy because of the dam, may take another step towards a green future by installing an electric vehicle charger, which is also being advocated as a tourism booster.

Marlene Oddie, owner of KISSed Quilts in Grand Coulee, is interested in installing an electric vehicle (EV) charging port near her business. Oddie said the process takes a lot of time to do right, but once installed would then put the Grand Coulee Dam area on the map for tourists with electric cars.

Electric vehicle drivers, like electric cars themselves, are a unique breed of animal, able to t...

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