Public Utility

[6/8/21] PUD Hears Future of Manson Dog Park

Posted in Public Utility, Recreation

The Manson Dog Park, and its future, was a subject of discussion at the latest Chelan County PUD Commission meeting.  Commissioners were shown a proposed site development plan for the old swim hole, and were given a brief background explanation of the property – and the PUD’s role in it – by PUD Managing Director […]

[6/8/21] More On PUD GM Survey

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We told you last week about a survey the PUD would like you to fill out in regards to their search for a new General Manager to replace the departing Steve Wright.  PUD Commission Chair Randy Smith says what you tell the PUD will play a role in what they look for in a new […]

[6/8/21] PUD To Replace Poles Along Transmission Line

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Expect to see new power poles going up between Chelan Falls and Union Valley soon.  Chelan County PUD will be sending out notices about what they’re calling the Chelan Transmission Fire Hardening Project.  It’s been in the works for several years; at last Tuesday’s PUD Commission meeting, the PUD’s Customer Outreach Specialist Jenna Rahm explained […]

[6/2/21] PUD Wants Public Input On GM Search

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The Chelan County PUD Commission is starting the search for a new general manager, following the announcement of GM Steve Wright’s decision to leave that post at the end of this year.  But first, the PUD wants to hear from you as to what they should be looking for in a new GM.  So they’re […]

[5/21/21] Words Of Warning About Chelan Dam

Posted in Public Utility, Recreation

The Chelan County PUD wants to remind you of a few things about the Chelan Dam.  First, stay out of the Chelan Gorge.  It’s the season when water is being spilled from the dam, and they can do that at any time – and without any warning.  And you don’t want to get caught in […]

[5/19/21] PUD Approves Waiving Installation Fees, Energy Saving Programs

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Chelan County PUD commissioners supported two proposals designed to lower the cost of housing and lower energy bills for people who can least afford it.  At their meeting Monday, commissioners approved a resolution to waive connection fees for qualified homebuyers working with local housing trusts.  Lindsey Mohns is the PUD’s customer utilities manager: The average […]

[4/28/21] Chelan PUD GM Announces Plans to Leave

Posted in Breaking News, Business & Economy, Public Utility

Change is coming at the top of the Chelan County PUD. PUD General Manager Steve Wright will leave the PUD at the end of the year.  In an email late yesterday afternoon, Wright said his contract ends at the end of the year, and quoting, “I have informed the Board that I do not intend […]

[6/17/20] Steve Wright from the Chelan PUD receives national honor

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Listen to Chelan PUD General Manager Steve Wright tell KOZI about his projects that garnered a national award in the power industry. AUDIO: 1:40

[1/15/20] With bitter temps, Chelan PUD shares tips with KOZI

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Kimberlee Craig from the Chelan PUD tells KOZI how to keep your pipes from freezing during this cold snap, as well as provides other tips for staying warm this winter.