LONG BEACH - Pacific County Public Utility District No. 2 has won a12-year legal struggle against two telecommunications companies over the rates it charges for access to its poles.
Comcast of Washington and Charter Communications decided not to appeal an April 8 ruling granting the PUD $3.38 million in unpaid rates, legal expenses and interest. PUD received its checks June
- CenturyLink is fighting on, trying to get the Washington State Supreme Court to take the case and overturn a lower appellate court ruling. According to PUD General Manager Jason Dunsmore, CenturyLink could owe around .1 million, a number that would grow with interest if the case continues to drag out.