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Chelan PUD Against Snake River Dam Removal Proposals

The Chelan County PUD officially opposes removal of lower Snake River Dams. On Monday the PUD Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution proposed by Commissioner Randy Smith that says the PUD supports preserving hydropower generation at the four dams and joins other public utilities in opposing their removal. Smith told KOHO he’s not sure…

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Keeping ‘Invaders From The North’ Out of Columbia River

Not to be confused with northern pikeminnow, northern pike have the potential to wreak havoc on local waterways, including eating endangered salmon and steelhead. Chelan PUD Fisheries Scientist Bill Towey about joint efforts with tribes, agencies and other PUDs to keep Northern pike from moving down from Lake Roosevelt into the middle stretch of the…

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Chelan PUD Strategic Planning with General Manager Steve Wright

Chelan County PUD General Manager Steve Wright says the utility has more than 70 initiatives to tackle this year and they want your input. Wright joins Dan Langager in the KOHO studios to look ahead at capital projects, new electricity contracts and changes in the energy market. He said they’ll be developing a new strategic…

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