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Pacific Power preps for fire season

PORTLAND, Ore. – The electrical utility company providing power to southern Oregon said they’re adjusting their infrastructure to be better prepared for the increasing threat of wildfires. Pacific Power Senior Vice President Scott Bolton said his company is working with local emergency …

Power outage near Phoenix

Update 8:38 p.m. – Outage reduced to roughly 2,100 according to Pacific Power. Update 6:50 p.m. – Pacific Power reducing the number of residents impacted by the outages to 5,300 at this time. PHOENIX, Ore. — More than 12,000 people are without …

Josephine County Board approves smart meter ordinance

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Josephine County Board of Commissioners is officially moving forward with an ordinance revolving around Pacific Power’s smart meters. The “Utility Consumer Choice Ordinance” was formally approved Wednesday morning by the board. The county said the ordinance protects citizens from …