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June 25th 2020

PUD offices open Monday through Thursday

  Okanogan County PUD will open offices daily to the public beginning June 29, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays (with July 2 closed for the holiday). The board and staff discussed the schedule changes and other COVID-19 updates at the June 22 board meeting. Customers are asked to follow state guidelines regarding social distancing and facial coverings. The branch offices in Oroville, Tonasket, Twisp and Brewster will only be able to accommodate one customer at a time with… more

June 11th 2020

PUD offices to open one day per week, hours adjusted

  Okanogan County PUD offices will open to the public on Thursdays, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., June 18 and June 25. Customers will be asked to maintain social distancing procedures. The offices have been closed to the public since March 17 to lessen exposure to COVID-19 for both customers and staff. Since the closure, all offices have had plastic or glass barriers installed to protect from virus transmission. Floors now have signs to mark 6-foot distances. The branch offices in Oroville,… more

PUD purchases substation, other updates

  Okanogan County PUD commissioners approved the purchase of a new substation near Chicken Creek, which will serve the needs for additional services and provide better reliability for areas of the south county. The substation was built by Gebbers Farms, and their staff approached the PUD wanting to sell the substation. PUD staff performed financial and operational studies for acquiring the substation. The purchase agreement is for $2.3 million, based on the actual cost of constructing the… more