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Former Toledo City Councilor Jill Lyon Appointed to Central Lincoln Board of Directors

Former Toledo City Councilor Jill Lyon Appointed to Central Lincoln Board of Directors

After 18 years of service on Central Lincoln’s board, Subdivision 2 Director Larkin Kaliher resigned as he was relocating out of Central Lincoln’s service area.  Subdivision 2 includes Depoe Bay, Lincoln Beach, Otter Rock, Siletz, and Toledo. After applying to fill the vacancy, former Toledo City Councilor […]

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Congratulations, Florence!

Congratulations, Florence!

Out of nearly 2,000 nominees, Florence has been chosen as a top ten competitor for “Small Business Revolution,” an online TV show.  The winner of the competition will receive $500,000 in consulting and other assistance for small businesses in that community. The five finalist communities will be […]

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‘Tis the Season: Please Stay Away from Fallen Lines

‘Tis the Season: Please Stay Away from Fallen Lines

By Cody Christian, Central Lincoln Safety Coordinator We take pride at Central Lincoln in handling outages in the quickest, most professional manner possible. Even when nature blows limbs or trees at power lines, or drops a rare snowfall on infrastructure, we are here with one purpose: to […]

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Credit for Clunkers Rebate Program Ends March 30

Credit for Clunkers Rebate Program Ends March 30

If you’d like to get rid of an old but still working refrigerator or freezer made before 1993 (these clunkers can use a LOT of electricity), call 866-265-7231. If it qualifies, we’ll pay to have it hauled away, and the parts will be recycled. After several years […]

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Winter Is Here: What to Do During and After a Power Outage

Winter Is Here: What to Do During and After a Power Outage

Last month we offered tips for preparing for an outage. Here’s tips for during and after. During an Outage Only use flashlights for emergency lighting— candles that have to be lit with matches or lighters can cause fires. Keep refrigerator and freezer doors closed. Most food requiring […]

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Notice of Anticipated Board Vacancy

Notice of Anticipated Board Vacancy

In anticipation of an expected vacancy for its Subdivision 2 board seat effective December 31, 2017, the Board of Directors of the Central Lincoln People’s Utility District invites eligible candidates to submit letters of interest and/or resumes to fill the pending vacancy on the PUD’s board.  This […]

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How We Get Power Back On

How We Get Power Back On

When an outage happens, we prioritize repairs in order to safely restore power to you as quickly as possible. Here’s how…      

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Winter’s Almost Here: How to Prepare for Outages

Winter’s Almost Here: How to Prepare for Outages

Before a Power Outage • Build or restock your emergency preparedness kit, including a flashlight,fresh batteries, cash, and first aid supplies. (Charge or debit card systems often don’t work without power.) • Keep cell phones and any battery powered devices charged. • Make sure you have alternative […]

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Why “Community-Owned” Is So Important

Why “Community-Owned” Is So Important

October is Public Power Month, and thousands of communities across the U.S. are celebrating! “Public Power” is another term for community-owned utilities (COUs), including Central Lincoln.  What does it mean to have a community-owned electric utility? Board Members Elected by Our Customers: Control at the local level […]

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We’re Collecting Food Donations During the Month of October

We’re Collecting Food Donations During the Month of October

In honor of Public Power Month, Central Lincoln’s offices in Florence, Newport, and Reedsport are accepting donations of canned foods and other non-perishable food items for local food pantries throughout our service area.  We are open Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Reedsport is closed over the […]

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