Monthly Archives: May 2014

Local students participate in Solar Car Races & Energy Fair

MOSES LAKE, Wash – Grant County fifth-graders learned about renewable energy as they participated with in the annual Solar Car Races & Energy Fair held on May 21 and 22 at Big Bend Community College in Moses Lake. Students prepared … Continue reading

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May 15, 2014 Governor Inslee views work underway at Wanapum Dam

Gov. Jay Inslee visited Wanapum Dam on the Columbia River this week to view work underway in response to a fracture found in the dam’s spillway in late February. The tour of the hydroelectric plant provided an opportunity for the … Continue reading

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May 13, 2014 Investigation identifies likely cause of Wanapum Dam fracture

Repairs likely to keep reservoir behind dam low all summer BEVERLY, Wash.— Preliminary results of an extensive 11-week investigation by Grant PUD and its consultants has determined that the primary contributing factor to a fracture developing within the dam’s spillway, was … Continue reading

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May 6, 2014 – Wanapum Reservoir will remain closed during Memorial Day weekend

Wanapum Reservoir will remain closed during Memorial Day weekend EPHRATA, Wash. – With Memorial Day weekend drawing near, Grant PUD and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) remind those planning to recreate on the Columbia River that the … Continue reading

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