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posted 04/01/2022
It’s a bigger problem than you think, as the pandemic made clear.
posted 07/14/2021
While city residents turned to Zoom, Amazon and Netlifx during COVID-19, the digital divide has left many residents of a Washington state tribal reservation shut out of "normal life."

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It’s a bigger problem than you think, as the pandemic made clear. more »
posted 04/01/22
While city residents turned to Zoom, Amazon and Netlifx during COVID-19, the digital divide has... more »
posted 07/14/21

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In many tribal and rural parts of the state, even on the fringes of cities including Seattle, Spokane and Leavenworth, it’s often difficult or impossible to connect to the online world.
Colville tribal leaders aren't waiting on corporate America. When it comes to providing broadband, "nobody else is going to do it," said Damon Day, the Colville Reservation’s chief information officer.