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Safeguarding Skagit: Inside the Newhalem-Diablo Fire Brigade

During an emergency—whether someone has a bump or bruise during a dam tour or is involved in a serious traffic accident on the North Cascades Highway—a team of City Light employees takes action, changing from their daily roles at the utility to act as members of the Newhalem-Diablo Fire Brigade.

City Light Completes Repairs on Newhalem Penstock

A Seattle City Light contractor recently completed a year long project at the Skagit Hydroelectric Project to replace 52 deteriorating, wooden saddles that support the Newhalem Penstock. The old wooden saddles were replaced with new, cast-in-place concrete saddles that will provide structural support so that the penstock will not collapse.

See Skagit: Diablo Lake Boat Tour

This summer, see the many places and meet the many faces of Skagit. Meet Tre Nabstedt. He’s one of three boat captains that takes you aboard Skagit Tour’s Alice Ross IV boat for an unforgettable cruise on Diablo Lake. This summer will mark his second season showcasing the incredible splendor… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Barb Haight and Kelly Regan

If you’ve visited the Skagit General Store in the last decade, you’ve most likely met one of two unofficial ambassadors for City Light behind the counter.

Seattle City Light Evacuates Diablo as Goodell Creek Fire Approaches

Seattle City Light started evacuating employees Wednesday from the town of Diablo and helped evacuate visitors at the North Cascades Institute’s Environmental Learning Center on Diablo Lake and at the Ross Lake Resort as the Goodell Creek Fire approached facilities at the utility’s Skagit Hydroelectric Project.

Newhalem, Diable Wastewater Treatment Plants Awarded for Perfect Performance in 2013

Seattle City Light’s wastewater treatment plants in Newhalem and Diablo earned perfect scores and Outstanding Wastewater Treatment Plant Awards from the Washington Department of Ecology for 2013.

City Light Recognized by State Historic Preservation Officer Awards

The Washington State Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation (DAHP) recently announced that Seattle City Light is one of the 11 recipients for the State Historic Preservation Officer’s Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Historic Preservation.

Skagit Hydroelectric Project Generates $500,000 a Year for Local Economy

Seattle City Light’s Skagit Hydroelectric Project and the recreational opportunities created by the utility in support of those operations contribute at least $500,000 annually to the economies in Skagit and Whatcom Counties.

Experience the American Alps Just 90 Miles from Seattle with a Skagit Tour

Summer’s return opens a whole host of opportunities for exploring the North Cascades on one of the always popular Skagit Tours at Seattle City Light’s Skagit Hydroelectric project, starting June 21.

North Cascades National Park Facilities Ready for Spring and Summer Visitors

With the Washington State Department of Transportation hard at work reopening the North Cascades Highway (State Route 20), North Cascades National Park Complex is ready to welcome you.