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City Light Working with King County Co. Corrections on Chief Sealth Trail

This years’ April (and May) showers have brought out the May flowers – and the tall grasses along the Chief Sealth Trail. Seattle City Light has contracted with the King County Community Corrections Division for the last several years to mow this portion of our transmission right-of-way, a partnership that… [ Keep reading ]

Heritage Tree Protected by Seattle City Light Employees

Seattle City Light vegetation management crews and pole engineers joined forces recently to move power lines away from a large Pacific madrone tree, to avoid extensive trimming necessary to keep its branches away from a feeder line.

Horse Logger Helps Clear Hazard Trees Near Bridle Trails Power Lines

A bit of living history is on display at Bridle Trails State Park in Bellevue, where a volunteer horse logger is helping to protect Seattle’s electricity supply.

Shocked Tree Climber Should Remind Us All: Be Safe Around Power Lines

Climbing a tree is an age-old summer activity, but it’s critically important to make sure the trees you or your children climb are clear of power lines.

City Light Tree Team Cuts Outages by Trimming Branches

A Seattle City Light vegetation management team that was expanded three years ago is cutting the number of outages customers experience by better managing clearances around power lines.

Herd in the Neighborhood: Goats Back for More

The Roosevelt/Maple Leaf Neighborhood’s favorite vegetation management team is coming back to Seattle City Light’s North Substation next week to munch blackberry bushes in a four-day cleanup.