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.

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

May 2019

  • Cool Down with a Ductless Heat Pump this Summer
  • Enter the 2020 PUD Calendar Photo Contest
  • Variety of Bill Pay Options Available
  • Please Stay Safe Around Electricity
  • Remind Kids About the Dangers of Electricity
  • Give the Gift of Light and Comfort

April 2019

  • Two Local Organizations Receive PUD Grants
  • Savings On Home Improvement Projects
  • Contractor Testing Poles in Rainier
  • Please Don’t Hang Things on Poles
  • Plant Trees Safely Near Power Lines
  • Stay Safe from Scam Attempts
  • Save Money with Weatherization Rebates

March 2019

  • Ninth Substation to be Energized this Spring
  • What a Substation Does
  • New EV Charger Rebate
  • Simplify Billing Options
  • See Us at the Home & Garden Show
  • Budget Pay Amounts Adjusted in March

February 2019

  • How Cold Weather Affects Your Bill
  • Enroll in Budget Pay in March
  • Engineering Internship
  • Let Us Trim Trees Near Power Lines
  • Cut Energy Use with a Ductless Heat Pump
  • Enter the 2020 PUD Calendar Photo Contest

January 2019

  • Board Adopts 2019 Operating Budget
  • 5 Tips to Keep Winter Bills Down
  • Cut Your Water Heating Costs
  • Annual Audit is Underway
  • Apply for Funds for Your Nonprofit
  • Pay Station Locations Have Changed
  • PUD Employees Raise $8,500 for United Way

2018 Calendar Edition

  • Know What to Do if Your Power Goes Out
  • Food Safety During Outages
  • Coloring Contest Winners
  • 8 Tips to Stay Warm During Outages
  • How We Restore Power

December 2018

  • Pay Station Locations are Changing Jan. 1
  • Slow Down, Move Over for Crews
  • Spread Cheer with Our Warming Tree
  • Save with a Heat Pump Water Heater
  • PUD Pays Property Taxes
  • Quilt Raffle Raises $1,200
  • Happy Holidays!

November 2018

  • Warming Tree Aims to Spread Comfort & Cheer
  • Holiday Gift Ideas
  • Stay Away from Downed Power Lines
  • 5 Tips for Holiday Lighting
  • Beware of Scammers
  • Plan Ahead for Customers with Special Needs

October 2018

  • Get Ahead of Winter Weather
  • Maintenance Duties: Who’s Responsible?
  • Pick Your Favorite Photos to Appear in the 2019 PUD Calendar
  • Learn About Our Assistance Programs
  • Leave a Porch Light On When the Power is Out
  • Be Prepared with a Home Emergency Kit

September 2018

  • Plan Ahead for Disasters and Outages
  • Celebrate Public Power Week with Us
  • Our Rates Remain Affordable
  • Enter to Win a Quilt and Support GLOW
  • Switch to a Heat Pump for Year-Round Comfort
  • Donate Blood During Public Power Week

August 2018

  • 9 Free Ways to Keep Cool this Summer
  • Website Redesign Improves Usability
  • Coloring Contest Starts Now
  • PUD Office Will Close for Training
  • Upgrade Your Heating & Cooling System
  • Enter Our Calendar Photo Contest
  • Please Call Before Adding Load

2018 Mid-Year Update

  • Customers Capitalize on Extended Office Hours
  • Technology Improves Outage Response and Communication
  • Web Redesign Provides Greater Usability Across All Platforms
  • Board Elects to Absorb BPA Spill Surcharge
  • Upgrades to Our Distribution System Ensure Safe, Reliable Service
  • Become Involved with Your Local Electric Utility
  • New Fundraising Opportunities Available for Nonprofits