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By Rodger Nichols
For the Sentinel 

New cable TV owner says rates won't rise for now


Cable television rates in Goldendale won’t be going up after Home Telephone completes the purchase of J & N Cable. That was the word from Home Telephone President Garrin Bott, who appeared in person at the Goldendale City Council last night. “At this current time we don’t have any real rush to raise rates on anybody,” he told council members. “I mean, it’s going to be pretty much business as usual.”

Councilors aided that process by adding an amendment to the lease on the land where the head-end equipment is kept, then transferring the lease to Home Telephone and transferring the city franchise from J & N Cable to Home Telephone.

City Administrator Larry Bellamy said the mayo...

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