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Two power outages scheduled next week by Okanogan County PUD

Two power outages scheduled next week by Okanogan County PUD

People from just south of Carlton through Pateros — including the town of Pateros and Alta Lake — should be prepared for two power outages, six-and-a-half hours each, on the Okanogan County Public Utility District (PUD) system. The first outage is next Wednesday (May 17) from 11:45 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Thursday morning (May 18). The second outage...
Contractor mishap left Methow Valley, Malott without power

Contractor mishap left Methow Valley, Malott without power

The Methow Valley and Malott lost power for a little more than an hour on Friday afternoon (April 21) when a contractor working for the town of Twisp hit part of the powerline near the Twisp substation. It was not clear if the contractors, who were working about …
Okanogan PUD suspends work on Pateros-Twisp powerline until spring

Okanogan PUD suspends work on Pateros-Twisp powerline until spring

The Okanogan County Public Utility District (PUD) is shutting down construction of its Pateros-Twisp transmission line project for the winter, and will resume construction on the line next spring, the PUD said this week. Under mitigation measures outlined in the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the project, construction activities cannot occur during the winter months...
PUD commissioner candidates for District 3 outline their positions

PUD commissioner candidates for District 3 outline their positions

Jerry Asmussen and Aaron Kester are running for District 3 commissioner of the Okanogan County Public Utility District (PUD). Current commissioner Ernie Bolz did not seek a third term. PUD commissioners serve for six years.
Power trip

Power trip

The string of 75-foot-tall power poles nearing Twisp is tangible evidence that the Methow Transmission Project is nearing the final stretch, after two decades in planning and litigation. Installation of almost all the new poles and structures — 210 of the 254 total — is nearly complete, although the majority are not …
Enloe Dam’s powerhouse designated as one of Washington’s most-endangered historic properties

Enloe Dam’s powerhouse designated as one of Washington’s most-endangered historic properties

The 94-year-old Enloe Dam powerhouse has been designated as one of Washington’s seven-most-endangered historic properties. The powerhouse was selected because it is in a critical state of disrepair and will be removed by the Okanogan County Public Utility District (PUD) if no one comes forward with a …
Enloe Dam’s powerhouse designated as one of Washington’s most-endangered historic properties

Enloe Dam’s powerhouse designated as one of Washington’s most-endangered historic properties

Fate uncertain as PUD opts to power up dam By Marcy Stamper The 94-year-old Enloe Dam powerhouse has been designated as one of Washington’s seven-most-endangered historic properties. The powerhouse was selected because it is in a critical state of disrepair and will be removed by the Okanogan County Public Utility District (PUD) if no one...
PUD commission unanimously agrees to restart Enloe Dam

PUD commission unanimously agrees to restart Enloe Dam

After reviewing proposals to restart or remove Enloe Dam, the Okanogan County Public Utility District board voted unanimously Monday (May 9) to restart the dam to generate power. The board heard testimony for both removal and electrification before voting to restart Enloe Dam. The board directed staff to work with …
PUD breaks ground  on transmission line

PUD breaks ground on transmission line

Current and former staff and commissioners of the Okanogan County Public Utility District (PUD) gathered last week for a symbolic groundbreaking for the Pateros-Twisp transmission line, called a “momentous” occasion by PUD board president Scott Vejraska. PUD crews erected two power poles and connected a cross-arm and insulators at the ceremony on Friday (April 1)...
PUD awards $5 million contract for new powerline

PUD awards $5 million contract for new powerline

The Okanogan County Public Utility District (PUD) board unanimously selected Michels Power to build the Pateros-Twisp powerline for just over $5 million at a special meeting on Feb. 16. Michels Power, of Tumwater, was the lowest responsive …