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EAST WENATCHEE - Douglas County PUD Commissioners Aaron J. Viebrock, Molly Simpson and Ronald E. Skagen executed the following actions during the August 23, Commission meeting held at the District's Bridgeport office: Heard the bid opening results for bid document 21-40-D, 230kV Switches for Urban...
OKANOGAN -- Although Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) will implement historic power rate decreases, the Okanogan PUD will also receive less power, which they will have to replace at a higher price on the open power market. BPA announced earlier this summer that it would reduce power rates for...

The Okanogan PUD has stockpiled steel poles and other supplies to replace and repair the Okanogan-Brewster transmission line as soon as weather conditions permit. Mike Maltais/QCH
OKANOGAN - While a construction ban is in place on the Colville Tribal Reservation due to fire activity, the Okanogan County PUD’s work on the Okanogan-Brewster transmission line has been halted. Steel poles have been delivered, staged and are ready when work resumes on the line destroyed in the...
OKANOGAN - Okanogan County PUD broke its previous record for summer peak power usage three days in a row during the June heatwave, June 28-30. The previous summer record of 110 megawatts was set on Aug. 13, 2015. The record was broken first on June 28, 2021, with 111 MW, then on June 29 with 118...
Editor’s note: The PUD debuted a four-part series on May 12 called WISE (water, infrastructure, safety efficiency) Landscaping that offers advice to homeowners on how to make their properties and structures more fire resistant. The four-part series, along with a zone map, is also posted on the PUD...
EAST WENATCHEE - Douglas County PUD Commissioners Aaron J. Viebrock, Molly Simpson and Ronald E. Skagen executed the following actions during the June 28, Commission meeting held at the District's East Wenatchee office: • Heard the bid opening results for bid document 21-29-W, rehabilitate Unit 10...

Courtesy Douglas County PUD Left to right: Commissioner Viebrock, Mike Snyder, Darren Robertson,  Commissioner Simpson, and Commissioner Skagen.
EAST WENATHCEE - Awarded Customer Engineer Mike Snyder with his 20 year service award. Commissioner Viebrock thanked Mike on behalf of the citizens of Douglas County for his years of service. Mike thanked the Commission and said "I work with a lot of customers and the way the District is run makes...
OKANOGAN – For the third time in the past 10 years Okanogan PUD has been recognized for its safety record by the Northwest Public Power Association (NWPPA). “Workplace safety is a top priority for the utility industry as a whole and a high priority for Okanogan PUD,” General Manager Steve Taylor...
OKANOGAN - County PUD commissioners conducted several items of business at their April 26 meeting. The board: ● Heard a presentation from Bonneville Power Administration representatives regarding 2022 rates, which will not be determined until July 2021. They also shared a timeline for BPA power...

Courtesy Chelan County PUD With so many recreationists converging on Lake Chelan and the Columbia River, preparation is the key to a safe and enjoyable trip.
WENATCHEE, – With temperatures hitting the 80s this weekend, Chelan PUD is preparing for what could be record-breaking day-use on local waterways this spring and summer. With so many recreationists converging on Lake Chelan and the Columbia River, preparation will be key to a safe and enjoyable...

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