Douglas County PUD Commission meeting report

?Douglas County PUD Commissioners Molly Simpson and Aaron J. Viebrock executed the following actions during the July 9 commission meeting held at the district’s East Wenatchee office: Heard bid opening results from bid documents18-25-D, supply and deliver control and relay panels for the Lone Pine Substation and 18-27-W, construct Conklin Landing RV Park. All bids will be evaluated prior...
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Get to know your candidates on July 10

WENATCHEE — Douglas and Chelan County Republican parties are hosting an event for local voters to get to know the candidates. A Hands Across the River Barbecue will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. July 10 at Rocky Reach Dam, 6151 Highway 97A. This family-friendly event will feature Republican and nonpartisan candidates representing a variety of congressional, legislative, county and judicial...
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Douglas County PUD Commission meeting report

?Douglas County PUD Commissioners Ronald E. Skagen, Molly Simpson and Aaron J. Viebrock executed the following actions during the June 25 commission meeting held at the district’s East Wenatchee office: Opened bids under bid document 18-19-W, rehabilitate Unit 2 trashracks at the Wells Hydroelectric Project. All bids will be evaluated prior to a recommendation for contract award. Heard...
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Council approves temporary building moratorium

At the recommendation of Mayor Royal DeVaney, the Waterville Town Council approved a six-month building moratorium. During the six months, the town will issue only five new building permits.
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Skagen selected to serve on national board

EAST WENATCHEE — Douglas PUD Commissioner Ron Skagen has been appointed to serve on the American Public Power Association (APPA) Executive Board. Skagen previously served on the APPA board of directors as one of only two representatives to Region 9 which includes Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. Skagen took office as commissioner for Douglas PUD in January of 2007, and is...
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Air quality fee changes proposed for facilities in Central and Eastern Washington

OLYMPIA — The Washington Department of Ecology is proposing changes to its fees for the air quality registration program. The air quality registration program tracks emissions and the effectiveness of pollution controls at 530 facilities in central and eastern Washington. It covers businesses such as landfills, data centers, cattle feedlots, cement plants, wastewater treatment plants, rock...
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New councilwoman appointed in East Wenatchee

EAST WENATCHEE — Shayne Magdoff is the newest East Wenatchee City Council member. The council appointed her June 12 to replace Councilwoman Sandra McCourt, who resigned in April after 14 years in office. Magdoff will serve the remainder of McCourt’s term, which expires Dec. 31, 2019. She was selected from among seven other candidates the council interviewed for the position. Magdoff, 68,...
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Link Transit service expands on July 2

WENATCHEE — Hours of operation on many Link Transit routes operating within the Wenatchee/East Wenatchee area will increase beginning July 2. Also, there are additional trips coming to Route 21, which operates between Wenatchee and the Chelan/Manson area. Service Monday through Friday is being added to: Route 1 (South Wenatchee): New trips at 5:30 a.m., and 6:30, 7 , 8 and 9 p.m. Route 5...
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Douglas County PUD Commission meeting report

?Douglas County PUD Commissioners Ronald E. Skagen, Molly Simpson and Aaron J. Viebrock executed the following actions during the June 11 commission meeting held at the district’s East Wenatchee office: Heard bid opening results from bid document 18-03-W, supply two 14.4kV to 480 V, 2 MVA, dry-type transformers for the Wells Hydroelectric Project. All bids will be evaluated prior to a...
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Waterville Town Council | It’s time to sign up for swim lessons

Information about the swimming pool, which is to open July 18, was one of the items on the June 4 Waterville Town Council agenda.
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