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Commission meeting recap Feb. 13, 2018 Even in light of the shorter 60-day legislative session, it has proven to be a busy and jam-packed scene in Olympia. Wednesday (Feb. 14) is the cut-off day for a proposed bill to make … Continue reading →
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Extraordinary load growth demanded a faster way to build. Grant County PUD found one. By Russ Seiler and Mark Milacek, Grant County PUD EPHRATA, WA — Pushed by a decade of extraordinary industrial load growth, Grant County Public Utility District … Continue reading →
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Commissioners study 2-percent increase in annual rate revenue (1:30:00) and (3:37:15) Grant PUD commissioners got a look Tuesday at a proposed slate of rate increases across most Grant PUD customer types that would generate an estimated 2 percent more in … Continue reading →
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Utility’s customer service has plan to help customers with estimated billing EPHRATA, Wash. – Grant PUD is asking customers concerned with high bills this winter to contact its customer service department by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling (509) 766-2505. Many of … Continue reading →
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Traveling Exhibition from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian features the contributions of Native Veterans  MATTAWA, Wash. – Native Americans have served in every major U.S. military encounter from the Revolutionary War to today’s conflicts in the Middle … Continue reading →
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Meeting 2 p.m. at Ephrata Headquarters building EPHRATA, Wash. – Grant PUD will hold a public meeting as part of its annual review of electrical rates on Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 2 p.m. in the Commission Room at the PUD’s … Continue reading →
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Grant PUD to hire manager for fiber network Grant PUD Commissioners learned at their first board meeting of the year Tuesday of plans in the works to hire a manager to oversee operation, enhancement and expansion of Grant PUD’s soon-High Speed Network. General Manger … Continue reading →
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EPHRATA, Wash. – Grant PUD has refinanced $77 million in outstanding debt to reduce finance costs, help hold a planned 2018 rate-revenue increase to 2 percent, and more equitably align debt burden to the life of the assets it finances … Continue reading →
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Grant PUD entered into a new one-year agreement Dec. 8 with the Federal Bureau of Reclamation to transport over Grant PUD power lines electricity generated at federal dams for the local irrigation districts who use federally supplied water and power. … Continue reading →
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Satisfaction of residential customers at a five-year high Commissioners learned Tuesday — their final commission meeting of 2017 — that 90 percent of residential customers who responded to an October phone survey reported they were satisfied or very satisfied with … Continue reading →
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Budget advances financial targets, ensures stability for customers EPHRATA, Wash. –Grant PUD commissioners unanimously adopted a $274.3 million budget for 2018 that reflects a $33 million decrease in net expenditures from 2017. The budget anticipates a positive bottom line of … Continue reading →
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By Christine Pratt Grant PUD Public Affairs Born to be wi-ii-ii-ii-ld… about Grant PUD’s High-Speed Network. Thanks to this tough bunch of bikers — all PUD employees, including Leroy Boyd, Mason Utter, Randy Weisheit, Ken Holsten, David Cranson and Raymond … Continue reading →
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