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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...

John Stoll, managing director of customer utilities for Chelan PUD
CHELAN – Finding an empty seat inside council chambers was challenging during the regular council meeting, Tuesday, March 13. Community attendance is not a rarity for the meetings, however on this night, there was a significant increase in attendance due to an educational presentation for new...
WENATCHEE – On projects ranging from Public Power Benefit safety improvements at the Plain Substation to efficiency programs that saved enough power for 700 homes to major investments at Chelan PUD’s hydro projects, General Manager Steve Wright reported Monday, Feb. 5, that District staff are on...
MANSON – A Chelan County PUD contractor will rebuild the boat launch parking lot at Old Mill Park after more than 20 years of service. Work will start April 2. For the safety of the crew and park visitors, the boat launch and parking lot will close April 2-May 18. Construction Manager Tyler...
Editors Note: After the paper had gone to press we received the following information from the Chelan County PUD that this meeting has been cancelled: In talking with the City of Chelan, it has been agreed to cancel the community meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 14 at the Chelan Fire Hall (5...

Chad Rissman, Chelan County PUD Director of Engineering and Asset Management explains the extreme growth of high-density loads in communities.
CHELAN – Cryptocurrency, or Bitcoin, has been an ever-growing topic here lately. The increased interest of the peer-to-peer electronic cash system, however, also begets an increase in concerns in both safety and financial areas. One of the major concerns of the cryptocurrency is the surging from...

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