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Newly elected 2023 Chelan County PUD Commissioners, Kelly Allen and Carnan Bergren taking their oath of office. Courtesy Chelan County PUD
WENATCHEE – Chelan County Auditor Skip Moore swore into office two newly elected commissioners on Monday, January 9, Kelly Allen and Carnan Bergren. For Bergren, the ceremony was more of a reunion than an initiation. He previously served eight years (2008- 2016) as a Chelan PUD commissioner. A...

Journeyman Mechanic Jered Paine presented two plaques dedicated to retiring commissioners Ann Congdon and Dennis Bolz during their last board meeting Monday, Dec. 19 Courtesy Chelan County PUD
WENATCHEE – Friends and colleagues shared memories and fond farewells with two long-serving commissioners – Ann Congdon and Dennis Bolz – during their last board meeting December 20. Commissioner Ann Condon was elected to the commission 18 years ago. She was encouraged to run by family friend Jean...
WENATCHEE- Chelan PUD commissioners unanimously voted to join a Northwest resource adequacy program that will increase the value of hydropower, promote self-sufficiency among member utilities, and ensure that the region has the capacity to weather potential energy shortfalls in the future. The...
Chelan PUD invites the community to visit and learn more about the new 21-acre Service Center in Olds Station during an open house on Friday, Nov. 18. Hardhat tours of the new facility will be available, weather dependent. The new, consolidated Service Center is set to open in late 2023. The new...

An aerial photo taken earlier this fall shows four operations buildings and the Service Center building. Crews are now working on the exterior stone panels and interior finishes on the Service Center building. The concrete slabs and roofing are also underway on the three warehouse and shop buildings to the left. The steel structure is coming together on the Fish and Wildlife building to the right. Submitted Photo
Wenatchee- Chelan PUD commissioners reviewed a preliminary budget for 2023 on Monday Nov. 7, that delivers on a bold capital project plan with higher-than-forecasted revenue from a strong energy market (available on the board audio recording ). While revenues are expected to increase, so are...

Construction on a new substation to serve growth and development on the north shore of Lake Chelan will begin this month on Henderson Road.
What and why? CHELAN - Chelan County PUD has been working closely with the community since 2015 to construct a new substation to serve growth and development on the north shore of Lake Chelan. Construction of the substation, located off of Henderson Road, is anticipated to begin in Spring 2023. As...
CHELAN - The Chelan River will flow faster and water levels will rise as Chelan PUD begins spring spill to manage Lake Chelan water levels. This year’s spill began in June and will taper off around the end of July, but it can fluctuate at any time depending on weather conditions. Please help Chelan...

Courtesy CC PUD An aerial photo of the Old Mill Park Boat Launch in Manson in 2020
CHELAN/MANSON – Every year is unique for Lake Chelan Basin runoff and refill, and this spring started with a healthy snowpack that’s slow to melt. That means the annual runoff that refills the Lake Chelan this time of year is delayed. It’s been colder than normal these past several weeks....
CHELAN FALLS - Carnan Bergren, a lifelong resident of Chelan County, retired fruit grower and past Chelan County PUD Commissioner has officially announced his intentions to file for election to the Chelan County PUD Commission District 3, presently held by Ann Congdon of Chelan. Carnan Bergren 67,...
WENATCHEE - On Monday, April 4, Chelan County PUD staff provided a preview of the next North Shore Substation design iteration to the Board of Commissioners. They also provided a recap of the February public meeting and the design feedback they received from the public. If you missed that meeting,...

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