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

Seattle City Light’s Boundary Hydroelectric Project in Pend Oreille County is a vital source of hydroelectricity, powering the utility’s service area for more than 50 years. As a steward of the resources the utility relies on in this northeastern Washington county, City Light strives to maintain a positive relationship with local residents, governing entities and tribes. This fall, City Light continued this partnership as… [ Keep reading ]

Advisory Message for Pend Oreille County

Boundary Dam Operations Update On Friday, May 1, Governor Inslee extended the statewide “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order until May 31. The order was first announced on March 23 in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We know that these necessary preventative measures have changed the way we live, work,… [ Keep reading ]

Pend Oreille River Closed to Recreational Activities

The Pend Oreille County Sheriff’s Office has closed the Pend Oreille River to recreational activities due to safety concerns about extremely high river flows and flooding, as reported by KXLY. That order includes the reservoir at Seattle City Light’s Boundary Hydroelectric Project.

City Light, Department of Fish and Wildlife Stock Lakes in NE Washington

Anglers in Pend Oreille and Stevens counties will have more opportunities to catch fish this spring thanks to the combined efforts of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and Seattle City Light.

Seattle City Light Employees Warm Hearts, Warm Homes Campaign Raises Funds for Customers in Need

Seattle City Light’s annual Warm Hearts, Warm Homes event raised over $5,100 Feb. 13 for three Washington charities. The Valentine’s Day fundraiser supports our community members in need through employee contributions.

City Light Supports Tri-Town Poker Paddle In Pend Oreille County

Seattle City Light is proud to be one of the sponsors for the Tri-Town Poker Paddle, held in Pend Orielle County where the utility operates Boundary Dam. This is one of the many ways that City Light supports the community where the utility generates more than 30 percent of electricity for customers in the greater Seattle area. The Tri-Town Poker Paddle is a two-day outdoor event where paddlers travel down the Pend Orielle River, collecting poker hands at various locations throughout the route. Participants with the best poker hands are awarded. More than 60 people participated in last year’s event. This year’s event will be held on July 20 – 21, 2013. More information can be found on the Tri-Town Poker Paddle Facebook page. Good luck to all of the participants!

Seattle City Light’s Boundary Dam Rescue Squad Helps Stranded Boaters

Seattle City Light’s Boundary Dam Rescue Squad got to test their skills in real life on Sunday, May 26, when they came to the aid of a group of boaters whose canoe capsized in the swollen Pend Oreille River.

Second Turbine Runner Headed for Boundary Dam

A second hydroelectric turbine runner is on its way to Seattle City Light’s Boundary Dam in Pend Oreille County as part of a generator overhaul project that will increase Boundary’s generating capacity by 30 megawatts and reduce the dam’s impact on fish in the Pend Oreille River.

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.

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.