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Plants in Power with Lori Fowler

At the foot of North Cascades National Park, sits the Skagit Hydroelectric Project, an essential power generating facility for Seattle City Light. Its unique location spans 42 acres, providing a natural passage of beauty into the area. City Light’s Senior Gardener, Lori Fowler, maintains the numerous gardens around the company… [ Keep reading ]

An Update from Skagit: Kelly, Barb and the Skagit General Store

The Skagit General Store has been open for nearly 100 years. It initially opened for Seattle City Light employees in 1922, expanding its reach to the public in 1940. The store’s spirit is embodied by the “Thelma and Louise” like pair: Barb Haight, the storekeeper, and Kelly Regan, the store… [ 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.