Stories tagged: Seattle City Light
Fri., Nov. 24, 2017
Mill Pond dam removed as restoration project shutdown for winter
The 134-foot-long, 55-foot-high concrete dam on Sullivan Creek is gone and the 64-acre Mill Pond it created is now a meandering creek again like it was 100 years ago.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 12:30 p.m.
Falling fish knocks out power in Seattle
Utility officials say a falling fish knocked out power to nearly 200 customers in Seattle.
Wed., May 25, 2016, 12:16 p.m.
Power restored in downtown Seattle after large outage
A Seattle utility spokesman says an equipment failure at a substation has darkened much of Seattle’s downtown core.
Sun., March 24, 2013
Boundary Dam relicensing will boost recreation
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission this week approved a new 42-year license for Boundary Dam on the Pend Oreille River north of Metaline Falls. Built in 1967, Boundary is the …
Sat., Sept. 17, 2011
Metaline Falls set to gush again
Last September, for the first time in 28 years, the Metaline Falls on the Pend Oreille River were exposed as workers drew down the reservoir behind Boundary Dam for dam …
Sun., Sept. 12, 2010
River drawdown bares Metaline Falls for first time in 27 years
A rare Pend Oreille River drawdown behind Boundary Dam reached its low point Saturday, exposing Metaline Falls for the first time in 27 years. A dam maintenance project required the …
Sun., Aug. 22, 2010
Metaline Falls to resurface on Pend Oreille River
The namesake of Metaline Falls, Wash., will reappear for the first time in 27 years during early September as a Pend Oreille River reservoir is drawn down for a major …
Sat., April 3, 2010
Boundary Dam deal reached
Seattle City Light has reached a proposed settlement over the relicensing of Boundary Dam on the Pend Oreille River in northeast Washington. The proposed settlement was submitted earlier this week …
Fri., April 2, 2010, 1:18 p.m.
Dam relicensing proposal calls for removal of 2nd dam
Seattle City Light has reached a proposed settlement over the relicensing of the Boundary Dam on the Pend Oreille River in northeast Washington.