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❄️Winter Wonderland at City Light’s Hydroelectric Projects❄️

Our hydroelectric projects in the North Cascades and in northeastern Washington have had enough snow to make Jack Frost jealous.

Newhalem-Diablo Fire Brigade Rolls Out New Ambulance

For the first time in nearly 25 years, the Newhalem-Diablo Fire Brigade will have a new unit to respond to emergencies at the Skagit Project and the surrounding community.

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.

Seattle City (spot)Light: Vonie Polomis

Vonie Polomis has worked for the City of Seattle for more than 33 years. Born in Washington, she’s lived in different parts of the state like Chelan, Yakima and Spokane. Now, Vonie enjoys the scenic beauty of the North Cascades as an Administrative Specialist III at City Light’s Skagit project… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Al Ferrara

Al Ferrara has served City Light the past three years as the Maintenance Manager at the utility’s Skagit Project. Hailing from Rochester in upstate New York, Al’s been an electrician most of his career. Ask him what he misses most about his hometown and he’ll quickly mention the food and… [ Keep reading ]

See Skagit: Dam Good Chicken Dinner

This summer, see the many places and meet the many faces of Skagit. Meet Chris Gochenour. He’s part of the culinary team behind Skagit’s hottest dinner reservation—the immensely popular Dam Good Chicken Dinner. When he’s not cranking out chicken for hungry visitors, you can catch Chris serving up meals at… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Toni LeClare

As a hydroelectric operator, Toni LeClare is something of a rare breed; very few women have made a career out of the work she does.

Skagit Tours: New and Improved for 2016

A new vessel, the Alice Ross IV, is making its debut on the Diablo Lake Boat Tours in 2016.

Massive Moving Project Supports Replacement of Transformers at Ross Dam Powerhouse

For the first time since Ross Dam and its powerhouse went into service in the 1950s, Seattle City Light is replacing the large transformers that convert electricity generated at the powerhouse to higher voltage for transmission to Seattle.

Seattle City Light Testing New Skagit Tours Boat, Alice Ross IV

Construction is complete on Seattle City Light’s new tour boat, the Alice Ross IV, and sea trials are underway to test the boat before it begins service for Skagit Tours on Diablo Lake this summer.