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WENATCHEE – Chelan PUD and the Port of Chelan County have tentatively agreed to a purchase by the PUD of Port-owned land north of the Wenatchee River Bridge and a sale of PUD ownership interests in the Confluence Technology Center (CTC) to the Port.  The agreement provides a path for implementation...
CHELAN FALLS – Work to repair shoreline erosion will require closing Chelan Falls Powerhouse Park for about 10 weeks to restore and improve riverbank stability. The closure will start July 30 and run through Oct. 26. There will be construction equipment in and out of the area, so for the public’s...

Planned are two loops with options for multiple routes and distances that are expected to be popular with hikers and trail runners. It will be built in two phases, the first starting in 2019. Plans are to build the second loop in 2020. The trail will be a safe distance from the Chelan River to protect users and guard against erosion. Graphic provided by Chelan County PUD
  WENATCHEE – PUD staff Monday (June 25) outlined for commissioners plans to issue a permit for the Lake Chelan Trails Alliance to build 2.3 miles of new trail above the Chelan River on District land. The proposal reflects an extended effort by the community and the PUD to expand recreation...
WENATCHEE – Kyle Endelman, a parks professional with more than 20 years’ experience, has joined Chelan PUD as a new superintendent in the Parks Department. He’ll oversee PUD parks in Chelan and on the Columbia River above Rocky Reach Dam. “I fell in love with parks in college when I worked as a...

All Chelan PUD boat launches on Rock Island and Rocky Reach reservoirs are closed. Remember to watch small children closely when recreating on the Columbia River and on Lake Chelan. - Photo courtesy of the Chelan County PUD
  CHELAN - The volume of water from Lake Chelan into the Chelan River and down through the gorge is increasing due to the rapid snowmelt and releases from the dam. The Chelan County PUD is urging everyone to please be cautious along the Gorge Trail and stay away from the fast-moving water. Those...
CHELAN, WA –Chelan PUD contract crews will trim trees and shrubs along Highway 150 between Manson and Chelan starting, Monday, May 7. There will be flaggers directing one-lane traffic and some traffic delays are expected during work hours. Regular pruning of tree limbs and shrubs near power lines...
CHELAN, WA – The slope along 1,200 feet of Reach 2 in the Chelan River Gorge is being closely monitored Chelan County Public Utility (PUD) staff reported to commissioners at Monday’s board meeting. One location, Site A (see map), is a known area of ground movement. The PUD has been watching this...
WENATCHEE – Chelan PUD commissioners Monday approved new fees and charges for investigation and enforcement of unauthorized services including cryptocurrency and similar data operations and for the loss of useful life for overtaxed power equipment. The unanimous action puts the fees and charges in...

Commissioner Randy Smith received the Paul J. Raver Award from Northwest Public Power Association.
WENATCHEE, WA – Chelan PUD commissioners Monday approved new fees and charges for investigation and enforcement of unauthorized services including cryptocurrency and similar data operations and for the loss of useful life for overtaxed power equipment. The unanimous action puts the fees and charges...
*Editorial Note: The original publication of this story included a misquote on General Manager Steve Wright’s statement. The following story includes the corrected quote. CHELAN COUNTY –PUD Commissioners unanimously voted to cease all application acceptance and processing for electric service...

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