Numerous power outages have hit the region over the past week and linemen with the Chelan County Public Utility District have been staying busy trying to keep the lights on.
PUD crews have also been resorting to some of their bigger and less-often-utilized tools of the trade to get that job done, including at around 1 a...
Update: Dec. 23, 2022 at 10:02 a.m.
Power was restored to all areas around 9:30 a.m.
Update: Dec. 22, 2022 at 4:15 p.m.
Update on the Lake Wenatchee outages on Thursday.
East Leavenworth Road: 383 customers were originally out of power, but was reduced after isolating the outage area, all power was restored by 11 a...
More than a thousand Douglas County PUD customers have power after an outage in East Wenatchee Sunday afternoon.
PUD spokesperson Meaghan Vibbert says the outage started at a substation.
"Turns out that there was a bad breaker controller," said Vibbert
A squirrel is to blame after a power outage in East Wenatchee Saturday cut power to approximately 1,600 customers.
Douglas County PUD says the outage began around 10:00 a.m. and last about an hour or so before power was restored.
No details were posted on their Twitter page as to where the squirrel was found, but it is known to happen that they can knock out power