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Public workshops planned for proposed shoreline procedures and standards

EPHRATA, Wash. – Grant PUD will hold two public workshops to share plans and receive input on proposed shoreline procedures and standards it will use to permit and monitor non-exclusive, private uses on PUD-owned shoreline on the Columbia River. The … Continue reading

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Grant PUD local offices to open on lunch break

EPHRATA, Wash. – Grant PUD customers will be able to visit all of the PUD’s local offices on their lunch break starting next month. Beginning Monday, Oct. 1, the Quincy, Royal City and Grand Coulee offices will no longer be … Continue reading

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Northern Pikeminnow Fishing Derby

Gather your friends and family together and help remove predator fish from the Columbia River during the 2nd Annual Northern Pikeminnow Fishing Derby. Scheduled for May 18-20 at Crescent Bar, top prizes include two fishing boats and $9,000 cash for … Continue reading

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Every Day is Earth Day at Grant PUD

OpEd from Grant PUD Board of Commissioners: This weekend we celebrate Earth Day. This one day provides an opportunity for the nation to pause and reflect upon the environment. As customers of Grant PUD, your impact is relatively low thanks … Continue reading

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Fish Tails

Fresh fish anyone? When you’re bigger and faster, a fall Chinook hatchling (known as an alevin) hanging out across the divider in your tank looks like a mighty tasty snack. Young White Sturgeon and fall Chinook salmon are sharing a … Continue reading

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Grant PUD plans to construct White River fish facility

EPHRATA, Wash. – Grant PUD Commissioners are moving forward with a plan to bypass state and local permitting requirements and build a spring Chinook acclimation facility on the White River in Chelan County. The proposed action comes one week after … Continue reading

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Permits denied for construction of White River Acclimation Facility

EPHRATA, Wash. – Chelan County Hearing Examiner Andrew Kottkamp today denied all the necessary permits for Grant PUD to construct a spring Chinook acclimation facility on the White River in Chelan County. The White River acclimation facility would allow spring … Continue reading

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Energy Saving: Fall is Here!

October to April is our usual heating season. This October started out almost 6 °F higher than the normal for the 31 day billing period as compared to last year at this time. A slow cooling trend now has the … Continue reading

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Energy Saving Tip: Unplug it!

Consumer electronics play an increasingly larger role in your home’s energy consumption, accounting for 15 percent of household electricity use. Even when turned off, many consumer appliances still use a small amount of electricity. For home office equipment, this stand-by or … Continue reading

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Rate Hearings

In 2012, the Commission allocated each rate schedule a revenue increase that varies from 8 percent to 12 percent. The commission is hosting rate hearings to take public comment on our rate proposal. Continue reading

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Lands and recreation crew in full-swing as summer heats up

As summer heats up, scores of recreators begin descending upon Grant County, camping, boating and attending the world-famous Gorge Amphitheatre. Grant PUD’s Lands and Recreation Crew (LRC) will also be seen along the 58-mile stretch of the Columbia River, known as the Priest Rapids Project. Continue reading

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