Power Lines Newsletters

The Power Lines newsletter is sent with your electric bill. It contains information about our programs & rates, safety & outage tips, and more.

Click on the month names below to see the print versions, or at the email version links to see the email versions.

May 2020

  • COVID-19 – How We’re Responding
  • Electrical Safety While Working from Home
  • Remind Kids About Dangers of Electricity
  • Cool Down with a Heat Pump
  • Enter Our Calendar Photo Contest
  • Blood Drive on June 8

April 2020

  • COVID-19 Office Closure Updates
  • Please Don’t Post Signs on Poles
  • Slow Down, Move Over for Line Crews
  • Check for Savings on Home Projects
  • Please Plant Trees Away from Power Lines
  • Stay Safe from Utility Scams
  • Hydropower Supports Other Clean Energy

March 2020

  • EV Level 2 Charger Rebate Doubles
  • Budget Pay Amounts Recalculated this Month
  • Contractor Testing Poles in our Area
  • How Electricity Moves from Nature to Your Home
  • Call Before You Dig
  • See Us at the Home and Garden Show

February 2020

  • Heating Systems Work Harder in the Cold
  • Tree Trimming Near Power Lines
  • Ductless Heat Pumps
  • Budget Pay Program
  • Calendar Photo Contest
  • Study Finds Dam Removal to be Costly

January 2020

  • Board Adopts Budget
  • Weatherization Rebates Have Increased
  • Funds Available for Nonprofits
  • Apply to be Our Engineering Intern
  • Warming Tree Collects More than 800 Items

2019 Calendar Edition

  • 2019 Coloring Contest Winners
  • What to Do During an Outage
  • Keep Food Safe During Outages
  • SmartHub is Coming in February 2020
  • Enter the 2021 Calendar Contest
  • How We Restore Power
  • Tree Trimming Near Power Lines
  • Outage FAQs

December 2019

  • 5 Ways to Keep Your Bill Down this Winter
  • Be Ready for Storms and Outages
  • Cut Heating Costs by Going Ductless
  • LEDs Provide Great Light at a Low Cost
  • PUD Pays Property Taxes
  • Rebate for EV Chargers
  • Happy Holidays!

November 2019

  • Warming Tree will Return this Month
  • Stay Away from Downed Power Lines
  • Holiday Lighting Tips
  • Give the Gift of Light and Warmth
  • Plan Ahead for Customers with Special Needs
  • Stay Safe from Scam Attempts

October 2019

  • Vote on Photos for the 2020 PUD Calendar
  • Weatherization Rebates have Increased
  • Get Ahead of Winter Weather
  • Maintenance Duties: Who’s Responsible
  • Learn About Our Assistance Programs
  • Be Prepared with an Emergency Kit

September 2019

  • Rates Are Changing in October
  • Celebrate Public Power Week with Us
  • Test Drive an EV at Ride & Drive
  • Assistance Programs Available
  • Plan Ahead for Emergencies
  • Enter Quilt Raffle to Support GLOW
  • Donate Blood at Our Blood Drive

August 2019

  • Summer Cooling Tips
  • Coloring Contest
  • Please Call Before Adding Load
  • Stay Cool with Heat Pump Systems
  • Calendar Photo Contest
  • Be Safe with Drones

2019 Mid-Year Update

  • Upgrades Ensure Continued Safe, Reliable Service
  • Enter the 2020 Calendar Photo Contest
  • Learn About Electric Vehicles
  • Benefits of Clean Hydropower
  • Proud to be Public Power
  • Local Groups Benefit from Economic Development Grant
  • CRPUD Wins NWPPA Safety Award
  • Rate Change Expected in October
  • Pay Station Locations Have Changed
  • Independent Audit Returns Clean Result

July 2019

  • Keep Cool with a Ductless Heat Pump
  • Cut Waste with Paperless Billing
  • Save Money on Your Water Heating Costs
  • Hydropower’s Balancing Act Helps Us All
  • Pay Station Locations Have Changed
  • Please Drive Safely in Work Zones
  • See Us at the Fair

June 2019

  • PUD Grant will Help Revamp Chamber Office
  • Please Beware of Scam Attempts
  • Pay Station Locations will Change July 1
  • Keep Your Bill Lower this Summer
  • Donate Blood on June 10
  • Help Develop Renewable Resources
  • Enter GLOW Raffle to Win Quilt