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October 2018

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 …


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 …


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 …


Commission recap: Sept. 25, 2018

September 27, 2018

Note: This meeting was not recorded because it took place at Grant PUD's Hydro Office Building in BeverlyGrant PUD commissioners received a first look of the 2019 budget during their meeting at the Hydro Office Building near Wanapum Dam o …


Initiative 1631 would increase Grant PUD costs by millions

September 20, 2018

Initiative 1631, which will appear on the state’s November ballot, would impose a fee on carbon emissions that could result in a 5 percent — $16 million — increase in average annual costs for Grant PUD.That’s the latest estimate b …


Wanapum's historic photo exhibit part of regional conversation on Native identity

September 20, 2018

The Wanapum Heritage Center will exhibit the work of Lee Moorhouse (1850-1926), a noted photopgrapher from Pendleton, Oregon, who produced more than 9,000 images of urban, rural and Native American life in the C …


How one rural community is taking control of its broadband destiny

September 17, 2018

By Thomas Stredwick Sr. manager of wholesale fiber for Grant County PUDBouncing along the back roads of Grant County you wouldn’t know that you are likely cruising past one of the most state-of-the-art superhighways in the country. As c …