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November 2018

'Growing through' our hydropower is not like going off a cliff

November 7, 2018

By Kevin Nordt, general manager, Grant PUDIt’s no secret that we expect to begin outgrowing our ultimate share of power from Priest Rapids and Wanapum dams in the early 2020s. That’s based on our current pattern of above-average load …

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Commission recap, Oct. 23, 2018

October 24, 2018

Commissioners support more funding for faster fiber build-out   Commissioners voiced strong consensus Tuesday for more money in the 2019 budget for fiber-optic network build-out and shortening from 10 to five years the proposed tim …

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Grant PUD to "fill the bucket" with a community food drive

October 15, 2018

Donated food and funding will benefit local food banks throughout Grant County Grant PUD employees are hosting our first “Fill the Bucket” Community Food Drive to benefit local food banks. As a community-wide event, there are multipl …

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Non-failure emergency condition lifted at Priest Rapids Dam

October 15, 2018

Reservoir now operating normally EPHRATA — Grant PUD officials, working with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, removed the non-failure emergency condition at Priest Rapids Dam earlier today. The dam had been operating under the …

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Commission Recap & Budget Hearing, Oct. 9, 2018

October 12, 2018

More money for fiber build-out recurring theme at budget hearings Grant PUD commissioners hosted the first of three public hearings at Tuesday’s commission meeting to discuss next year’s proposed $279.6 million budget, which includes …

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Discover the Columbia Plateau’s past, present at Archaeology Days

October 10, 2018

One day for adults. Two days for youth. Insights, fun and learning for all. MATTAWA — The Wanapum People and Grant PUD invite you to the Wanapum Heritage Center for Archaeology Days 2018. Youth Days, Oct. 29 and 31, 9:30 a.m. to 2:45 …

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Grant PUD commissioners to hold public budget hearings

October 1, 2018

Grant PUD commissioners to hold public budget hearingsCustomers invited to attend the hearings, ask questions and provide comment. Grant PUD Commissioners will host three budget hearings before adopting the utility’s 2019 budget. The …

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