Manager's Message

Manager’s Message — January 2021

Governor Should Reconsider Upon hearing Governor Kate Brown’s intent to sue the federal government over how it manages the federal Columbia River system, I was disappointed at her decision. I encourage her to reconsider. In October, the governor committed Oregon to participating with Washington, Idaho, and Montana in a “four-state process” to define a collaborative […]

Manager's Message

Manager’s Message — September 2020

Dear Members, On August 12, a wildfire in the Mosier area threatened the Bonneville Power Administration transmission line that serves our Odell, Pine Grove, and Eastside Road-area members. BPA de-energized the power line to protect firefighters, causing an outage that lasted several hours. We appreciate your patience during the outage, and want to remind you […]

Manager's Message

Manager’s Message — June 2020

Dear Members, I wish to express my heartfelt gratitude to our employees for their dedicated service and to you, our members, for your patience and flexibility during this challenging time. The COVID-19 pandemic has required us to change how we do things, but our commitment to serving you safely, affordably, and reliably remains unwavering. As […]