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City Light Manages Skagit Flows to Protect 300,000 Salmon Eggs

Many Chinook salmon eggs laid in the Skagit River system last fall faced grim prospects for survival amid challenging water conditions. But a coordinated effort by Seattle City Light working with state and federal resource agencies and tribes along with an exceptionally wet March and April gave more than 300,000 of them the chance to grow up.

Carefully Orchestrated Water Dance Allows for Fresh Coat of Paint on Gorge Dam Gates

Fish biologists, power marketers and hydro operators at the Skagit performed a carefully orchestrated dance between July 15 and 17 to prepare the Gorge Dam spill gates for an inspection, seal rehabilitation, and a new coat of paint.

City Light-Funded Trail Now Open Near Darrington

A new 1.5 mile loop trail along the Sauk River near Darrington is now available thanks to Seattle City Light funding that is part of the utility’s license to operate the Skagit Hydroelectric Project.

Seattle City Light Scheduled to Rehabilitate Gorge Dam Spillgates

Seattle City Light is scheduled to rehabilitate two spillgates at Gorge Dam in Newhalem this summer, which will require lowering the water level of Gorge Lake.

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.

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.

Cameras Give City Light Close Look at Skagit Wildlife

Technology is providing Seattle City Light a better understanding of the wildlife that lives on some of the utility’s property in the Skagit River watershed.

Skagit Tours start new season July 1

New Skagit Tours begin this weekend at North Cascade National Park Complex at Diablo Lake.

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.

Skagit Tours Returning This Summer

Skagit Tours return this summer after a one-year hiatus with enhanced educational opportunities and a new dining component.