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February 7, 2015 at 10:56 PM

Power being restored on Mercer Island

Update, 1:27 a.m.: PSE is reporting that power has been restored to all but a few hundred customers, and the lights should come on by morning. A PSE update after 1 a.m. said 254 customers were still without power. Original post: Nearly 6,000 homes and businesses on Mercer Island were without power Saturday night after an outage. According to Puget Sound…


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January 17, 2015 at 7:38 PM

Thousands still without power during NFC Championship game

UPDATE, 8:30 p.m.: As many as 10,000 customers of area utilities were still without power Sunday evening. Puget Sound Energy was working to restore power to about 8,000 customers, mostly in Kitsap County, it said at 6 p.m. Snohomish County Public Utility District had about 2,000 customers affected as of 4 p.m., largely in the southern part of…


Comments | Topics: high winds, power outages, Puget Sound Energy

December 12, 2014 at 4:55 AM

Thousands in W. Washington still without power; crews making progress

As traffic passes by at left, a crew from Frontier Communications helps direct a piece of equipment that will dig a new hole for a pole to hold up phone and cable lines along the south side of Northwest 195th Street near 20th Avenue Northwest in Shoreline on Friday morning. A tree fell on…


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November 29, 2014 at 10:34 AM

Wind knocks out power to thousands

King County Department of Transportation crews work on cleaning up a tree that fell on North 45th Street near Woodlawn Avenue North in Seattle’s Wallingford neighborhood. The tree toppled onto Metro bus lines and knocking over a light pole on Saturday. (Lindsey Wasson / Seattle Times) UPDATE, 3 p.m. | Puget Sound Energy currently has 15,004…


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November 13, 2014 at 6:27 AM

PSE says about 4,460 customers are still without power

UPDATE, 6:45 p.m. | About 4,460 Puget Sound Energy customers remain without power. Most outages are in Enumclaw, where transmission power poles were blown down by strong winds, PSE said. UPDATE, 11:15 a.m. | Puget Sound Energy continues to restore power to South King County. The utility’s website now lists around 7,500 customers without power. UPDATE, 9 a.m….


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October 27, 2014 at 6:19 PM

3,200 customers still without power after weekend storm

Crews were working to restore power to an estimated 3,200 Seattle City Light and Puget Sound energy customers Monday evening after a weekend windstorm. Most of the outages affect PSE customers in East King County and are considered small scale, spokesman Ray Lane said. Crews are going from neighborhood to neighborhood to “get everyone back…


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July 23, 2014 at 1:44 PM

PSE outages in Renton and Redmond affect more than 3,000

Puget Sound Energy crews have been dealing with outages since about 8 a.m. this morning, when approximately 1,200 Redmond customers lost power. Before crews could completely fix that equipment problem, a new outage popped up in Renton around 12:30 p.m. and cut power to 2,245 customers, said PSE spokesman Ray Lane. Lane said the second outage might be…


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January 11, 2014 at 10:20 AM

Saturday Memo: Wind and rain … Seahawks, at last … Power outages

Weather: Wind and rain throughout the day; and in the mountains, wind and snow. The National Weather Service forecast. Seahawks: Not sure you heard, but there is a game today. After all the flag-flying and face-painting and 12th Man hoopla, Seattle and New Orleans finally play. Channel 13 at 1:35 p.m. — and lots…


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March 6, 2013 at 5:28 PM

Lawsuit against Puget Sound Energy alleges coal-plant pollution violations

A federal lawsuit filed today against Puget Sound Energy and other co-owners of a coal-energy plant in Montana alleges that the plant violates Clean Air Act standards. The Colstrip coal-fired plant located east of Billings is the second-largest plant of its kind west of the Mississippi. PSE is its largest owner according the suit filed by…


Comments | Topics: coal, lawsuit, Montana

March 1, 2013 at 8:40 PM

State wants PSE fined $400,000 over 2011 natural-gas explosion in Seattle

The Associated Press Washington utility regulators have filed a complaint against Puget Sound Energy related to the 2011 home explosion in north Seattle that injured two people. The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission investigation found the likely cause was a natural gas leak. The home was destroyed and surrounding homes were damaged in the September 2011 explosion. The…


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