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PUD to start over in search for Chelan substation site

WENATCHEE — The Chelan County PUD is no closer today to finding an agreeable site for a needed new substation along Lake Chelan’s scenic north shore than it was 18 months ago, when it launched a process to get area property owners involved in the search. 

Preferred site chosen for Leavenworth substation

WENATCHEE — The Chelan County PUD appears to have found a site for a new substation in Leavenworth on land belonging to a willing seller in a spot that meets the approval of city officials.

Rate hikes coming to Grant PUD customers

EPHRATA — Grant County PUD customers across all rate classifications will be paying more for their electricity as the third of a planned nine years of gradual hikes kicks in April 1.

Chelan PUD ponders $114 million move to Olds Station area

WENATCHEE — The Chelan County PUD is considering building a $114 million campus in the Olds Station area that would combine for better efficiency what is today the utility’s Wenatchee Avenue headquarters and Hawley Street campuses.

LocalTel hosts movies from national providers

WENATCHEE — If you’re a LocalTel broadband Internet customer, those Netflix movies you streamed at home over the last four months could have been hosted right here in Wenatchee.

Chelan PUD could seek reimbursement for Wanapum-related loss

WENATCHEE — Chelan County PUD officials likely won’t decide until next year whether to seek reimbursement for the nearly $12 million — and counting — in extra costs and reduced revenue brought on by the cracked spillway at Wanapum Dam.