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Seattle City Light Receives 42-Year License for Boundary Dam

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued an order for a new, 42-year license for Seattle City Light’s largest hydroelectric dam, Boundary, on the Pend Oreille River near Metaline Falls.

Warm Winter Weather Elsewhere Can Affect Electricity Prices Here in Seattle

While the Pacific Northwest is experiencing cold temperatures and mountains are covered with snow, unusually warm conditions in other parts of the country are holding down prices on the surplus electricity Seattle City Light sells to other utilities.

Northwest Backroads to Feature Seattle City Light’s Boundary Dam

Northwest Backroads will be taking you on a tour of Pend Oreille County and pointing out all its attractions including the Boundary Dam. Tune in Saturday, Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m. on KING 5 (Seattle NBC Channel 5) and on KREM TV (Spokane CBS Channel 2) on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 9 p.m.

City Light Employees Support Charities

City Light employees gave generously to many nonprofit organizations during the holidays, donating nearly $3,000 along with more than 100 bags of food, toys and household goods to support those in need.

Boundary Dam Maintenance to Expose Metaline Falls

Seattle City Light is completing a year-long maintenance project at Boundary Dam on the Pend Oreille River in northeast Washington that will require lowering the reservoir behind the dam twice this month.

Forebay Rec Area at Boundary Dam Reopens Sept. 30

Seattle City Light is scheduled to reopen the Forebay Recreation Area at Boundary Dam in Pend Oreille County on Sept. 30.

Temporary Closure for Camping at Boundary Dam Rec Area

Camping at the Boundary Dam Forebay Recreation Area in Pend Oreille County will be closed, starting tomorrow, until early August while Seattle City Light completes maintenance work on a sluice maintenance gate for the dam.

Abundant Snowpack Assures Healthy Electricity Supplies

Seattle City Light Superintendent Jorge Carrasco expressed cautious optimism about power production this year. The utility entered April with near-record amounts of snowpack above its hydroelectric dams on the Pend Oreille and Skagit Rivers, promising a healthy supply of electricity this summer.

Pend Oreille County, Seattle City Light Reach 10-Year Deal

Seattle’s City Council approves a 10-year agreement with Pend Oreille County for impact payments related to Boundary Dam.

Forebay Recreation Area to Close Longer Than Expected for Boundary Dam Maintenance

A major maintenance project at Boundary Dam on the Pend Oreille River in northeast Washington will require closing the Forebay Recreation Area and campground longer than expected.