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Uncovering History: The Life of a Seattle City Light Archaeologist

Seattle City Light’s more than 1,800 employees hold a bevy of positions from engineer, to lineworker, to fish biologist to fudge master (although that last one is more of a moniker). Here’s another enviable position to add to the list: archaeologist. Since assuming her role in 2016, Senior Archaeologist Andrea… [ Keep reading ]

Low Ross Lake Levels Projected for 2019 Summer Recreation Season

Skagit Hydroelectric Project, Newhalem, Wash. – Due to a decline in snow pack and rainfall in the Skagit basin, Seattle City Light is predicting water levels in the Ross reservoir at the utility’s Skagit Hydroelectric Project will be significantly lower than normal during the upcoming summer months. Ross reservoir and… [ Keep reading ]

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.

Skagit Tours Now Taking Reservations for Summer

The always popular Skagit Tours at Seattle City Light’s Skagit Hydroelectric project return this summer. The news is being greeted with enthusiastic response from the public.

Seattle City Light Helping with Skagit Eagle Surveys

Seattle City Light is working with the U.S. Forest Service and the National Park Service to conduct the annual wintering bald eagle surveys on the Skagit River from Newhalem to Sedro Woolley.

Boaters Urged to Stay Clear of Diablo Lake Rock Removals

Contractors for Seattle City Light are now working to remove loose rocks from the hillside above Diablo Lake at the site of a March rockslide. Access to the area is restricted and boaters and kayakers are urged to stay away for their safety.

City Light Working to Restore Ross Lake Access

Seattle City Light is working to restore access to Ross Lake that was cut off by a rockslide in March that destroyed the landing dock at the east end of Diablo Lake.