Town approves fiber agreement with tribes


The Coulee Dam council Wednesday approved an agreement with the Colville Confederated Tribes, allowing them to install and maintain 144 strands of fiber optic cables through parts of the town.

The tribes still need to approve the agreement before it is official.

The fiber could make high-speed internet possible in the town, and be mutually beneficial for the town and the tribes, who are working to bring fiber optics to communities all around the reservation.

The new, tribally owned fiber would connect to Grant County PUD’s fiber, which enters Coulee Dam in the sliver of Grant County on t...

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