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Commissioners vote to approve final settlement agreement with leaseholders EPHRATA, Wash.— Grant PUD commissioners voted Tuesday, July 28 during their regular meeting to approve a final settlement document that will end a legal dispute with Crescent Bar leaseholders. Defendants Grant … Continue reading →
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Expansion will serve more than 150 customers EPHRATA, Wash.— The Blue Lake and Sun Lakes areas can now enjoy the benefits of Grant PUD’s High Speed Wireless Network. More than 150 Grant PUD customers in the Blue Lake/Sun Lakes region … Continue reading →
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Renovation work on boat launches and camp sites complete EPHRATA, Wash.— Grant PUD has completed several renovation projects to enhance public recreation on the Wanapum Reservoir. The work includes extending boat launches, improving campsites, enhancing day-use facilities, and increasing amenities … Continue reading →
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Public asked to provide comment on public recreation plans for Crescent Bar Island. EPHRATA, Wash.— Grant PUD’s Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday, April 14 to approve an agreement that would settle a federal lawsuit with Crescent Bar Island residents. Under … Continue reading →
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EPHRATA, Wash.— Grant PUD Commissioners and Crescent Bar Island residents are reviewing the terms of a proposed settlement agreement in relation to their ongoing federal lawsuit. Pending approval of the agreement by U.S. District Court Judge Justin Quackenbush, the residents … Continue reading →
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Construction milestone achieved, allowing river levels to increase EPHRATA, Wash.— After a year of research, construction and collaboration, repairs to the Wanapum Spillway have reached a point that allows Grant PUD to refill the reservoir behind Wanapum Dam back to … Continue reading →
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Program will bring High Speed Network to rural areas of county EPHRATA, Wash.— Grant PUD’s High Speed Network is bringing Internet access to rural areas of Grant County this year. Using proven wireless broadband technology, the utility will now deploy … Continue reading →
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 7, 2015 Wanapum Reservoir to reopen at noon on Jan. 7 Public access restored to most areas of the shoreline EPHRATA, Wash.— After Grant PUD raised the Wanapum reservoir by 17 feet in December, the utility, … Continue reading →
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Moves utility one step closer to restoring public access later in year EPHRATA, Wash.—  After nearly 10 months of working around the clock to repair and strengthen Wanapum Dam’s spillway, Grant PUD will soon be able to raise the reservoir … Continue reading →
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EPHRATA, Wash. – Following three public hearings, Grant PUD Commissioners adopted a $254.6 million budget and rate schedules for 2015 during their regular meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 12. The 2015 budget allows Grant PUD to continue providing low-cost, reliable electricity … Continue reading →
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At full production is capable of producing up to 5 million fry annually, helping Grant PUD meet sockeye fry requirements EPHRATA, Wash.— After breaking ground over a year ago, construction is complete on a new Sockeye Hatchery on Shingle Creek … Continue reading →
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Crews begin installing anchor tendons at Wanapum Dam EPHRATA, Wash.— Grant PUD and its contractors recently installed the first of 35 steel anchor tendons on the Wanapum Dam spillway, paving the way to increase the river elevation behind the dam … Continue reading →
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