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Photos taken by Chelan PUD General Foreman Willie Nierman. Chelan PUD line crews helped Douglas County PUD repair distribution poles that were damaged by wildfires in early September in Douglas County.
WENATCHEE – Massive fires in Douglas County, California and Oregon last month put an exclamation point on an area of increasing concern. Wildfire risks are growing for Chelan PUD and its customer-owners. Chelan PUD is rising to meet that challenge with new tools and collaboration.  At the...

Courtesy Chelan County PUD Starting in April, crews will tag yearling chinook with a battery-powered tracking device that will show researchers how the fish pass through the hydro project, and how many survive.
WENATCHEE – Chelan PUD will aim for at least 93 percent juvenile salmon survival during a study at Rock Island Hydro Project next spring. Chelan PUD commissioners approved a nearly $955,000 contract Monday, Sept. 21 with Ellensburg firm Blue Leaf Environmental to complete the study and...
WENATCHEE – Fall is budget-planning season at Chelan PUD. Commissioners Monday reviewed the five-year business plan, which is built to support the PUD’s strategic initiatives, such as the fiber network build-out and improved reliability. (Starting at 12:25 on the board meeting audio recording...

Courtesy Douglas County PUD Damin Daling, left, was awarded his 20 year service award at the Sept. 28 meeting, by Commissioner Molly Simpson.
EAST WENATCHEE - ​Douglas County PUD Commissioners Molly Simpson, Ronald E. Skagen and Aaron J. Viebrock executed the following actions during the Sept. 28, Commission meeting held at the District’s East Wenatchee office: Reviewed the bid opening results for Bid Document 20-17-D, supply and...
EAST WENATCHEE - Douglas County PUD Commissioners Molly Simpson, Ronald E. Skagen and Aaron J. Viebrock executed the following actions during the September 14, Commission meeting held at the District's East Wenatchee office: Reviewed the bid opening results for Bid Document 20-10-D, supply and...
NCW - It’s always smart to plan ahead. Our region’s wildfires make our electrical system more prone to power outages. Our systems are designed with backup for greater reliability. Wildfires limit our access to some of these backup systems. So it’s even more important now that we’re all prepared...

Douglas County PUD commissioner Molly Simpson and Len Anderson, who received his 20 year service pin at the July 27 meeting. Courtesy Douglas County PUD
EAST WENATCHEE - Douglas County PUD Commissioners Molly Simpson, Ronald E. Skagen and Aaron J. Viebrock executed the following actions during the August 10 Commission meeting held at the District’s East Wenatchee office: • Awarded GIS Administrator Gene Ockinga with his 20 year service award....

Chelan PUD Commissioner Garry Arseneault and General Manager Steve Wright discuss plans for the future Service Center at the Olds Station site on August 4. Photo by Cameron Deamer-Phillips, Chelan PUD
WENATCHEE – One by one, but together in spirit, Chelan PUD commissioners dug the first shovelfuls of earth at Olds Station, future home of the PUD’s comprehensive Service Center. Their audience: A video camera to ensure that the important milestone was captured. Join us online to witness and...
EAST WENATCHEE - Douglas County PUD Commissioners Molly Simpson, Ronald E Skagen and Aaron J. Viebrock executed the following actions during the July 27 Commission meeting held at the District's East Wenatchee office: Awarded Senior Distribution Systems Engineer Len Anderson with his 20 year...
EAST WENATCHEE - Douglas County PUD Commissioners Molly Simpson, Ronald E. Skagen and Aaron J. Viebrock executed the following actions during the July 13, Commission meeting held at the District's East Wenatchee office: • Declared 2013 Honda MUV700 surplus and authorized trade-in. It has reached...

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