News, Outage News

May 16th Outage

We are currently addressing a tree in lines affecting approximately 200 customers south of Randle. We hope to have lines back up and power restored by 10:30 this morning. Thank you for your patience during this unscheduled outage.

News, Outage News

May 11th Outages

All known outages have been restored. We are currently experiencing power outages in: Onalaska Area: 508 both east and west of Onalaska Middle Fork Rd, Centralia-Alpha Rd, Pigeon Springs area We are getting a crew headed that way.

News, Recreation

Alternate Take-Out Site Meeting Scheduled for May 19

Whitewater Boaters, We have scheduled a meeting to discuss proposals for the Cispus River rafter/kayaker alternate take-on Friday, May 19, from 9-12, at the auditorium in the Lewis County PUD main office building in Chehalis. We have a call in number shown below for those who are unable to attend. Please invite those who may […]


Commissioner Cournyer Elected to Review Board for Columbia Generating Station

Commissioner Tim Cournyer of the Lewis County PUD Board, was recently elected to the Energy Northwest’s PRB.   The Participants Review Board (PRB) represents the 92 utilities participating in Columbia Generating Station.  This nine-member board reviews all Columbia purchases more than $500,000, nuclear construction and Columbia annual budgets, fuel management plans and plans for refinancing.  


2017 Rate Increase

On Tuesday, March 28th the Lewis County PUD Commissioners passed a resolution raising rates as of April 1st by an average of 8.4% . The increase is primarily the result of increases imposed on the District from the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), and reduced revenues from surplus power sales and Initiative 937, which requires public […]


2017 Rate Hearings Announced

The Commissioners of Lewis County PUD will conduct public hearings to consider adoption of electric rates during their regularly scheduled Commission Meetings at 10:00 a.m. at the District’s Morton Auditorium (located at 240 7th Street, Morton) on March 7, 2017 and at the District’s Chehalis Auditorium (located at 345 NW Pacific Ave., Chehalis) on March […]


Lewis County PUD Welcomes New Commissioner

On January 10, 2017, commissioners and staff welcomed newly elected Commissioner Tim Cournyer to Lewis County PUD. Cournyer represents District 3 which generally comprises the southern and eastern parts of Lewis County. He was raised in east Lewis County and graduated from Morton High School. Cournyer continued his education at Centralia College earning his Associates […]


PUD Commissioners Name Daniel Kay as Manager

The Commissioners of Lewis County PUD announce the retirement of Bob Geddes, Manager, at the end of the year. Bob has worked as the Manager of Lewis County PUD since December 2011. As Manager, Mr. Geddes oversaw all aspects of the operation of the PUD including the Cowlitz Falls Hydroelectric Project. Mr. Geddes came to […]