Gary Ivory, General Manager of the Douglas County Public Utility District, talks with KOHO Morning Show host Chris Hansen about the future of industrial and residential power rates and also provides updates on the PUD’s hydrogen conversion plant and improvement project at Wells Dam.…Read More
Chelan County PUD Board President Garry Arseneault and Mike Coleman, the PUD’s Fiber and Telecom Managing Director talk with KOHO Morning Show host Chris Hansen about the postponement of a scheduled rate increase for the utility’s customer owners, as well as the planned implementation of over 50 new wi-fi hot spots in the county to assist school children who are at home due to the COVID-19 crisis.…Read More
North Central Washington’s State Senator Brad Hawkins has been an advocate for Public Utility Districts that utilize renewable energy. Last week, he was recognized for his efforts. …Read More
As the Chelan PUD’s moves forward with their new Services and Operations Center, plans for redevelopment of their current campus continue as well. Marcus Bellissimo reports.…Read More
The Chelan PUD is seeking feedback on public spaces at what will be their new Service and Operation Center in Olds Station. Marcus Bellissimo reports.…Read More
The City of Cashmere has been updating their streetlights. But the project has wound up being more complicated than anticipated. …Read More
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 removing the dams would ultimately help migrating salmon as dam managers have installed fish ladders and other bypasses.…Read More
The Chelan County PUD is nearing the finish line for a new strategic plan for 2020-2024.
General Manager Steve Wright joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about the four top priorities residents identified and how they responded to rate increases on electricity, water and fiber likely starting next year.…Read More
Rocky Reach Dam in Chelan County is home to a park, discovery center and museum. Staring this fall, major improvements are coming to the center that hasn’t been updated since the 1960’s, as Marcus Bellissimo reports. …Read More
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 Columbia River.…Read More
A five-year strategic plan, a new service center, rehabbing downtown facilities, dam repairs – big plans are ahead for Chelan County’s power provider. Marcus Bellissimo has this update.…Read More