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By Beka Compton
the Times 

Grant funding provides car charging station

Pacific Power & Light funded electric vehicle station near Preston Park


Beka Compton

WAITSBURG-Electric and hybrid cars continue to grow in popularity. The City of Waitsburg recently embraced this growth, and in early February, City Administrator Randy Hinchliffe oversaw the installation of a public-access electric vehicle (EV) charging station at the city shop.

"My goal was to give people traveling through the city another reason to stop," said Hinchliffe. "With more and more electric cars on the road, I thought a charging station between the Tri-Cities and Clarkston was a good idea." The EV charging station is conveniently situated across the street from Preston Park; an...

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