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The Pacific Northwest is in the odd position of having too much energy. That's because of the extremely high mountain runoff in the Columbia River. The Bonneville Power Administration's Michael Milsteen says they've been unplugging the windmills the last few nights. Too much power all at once can shut down transmission lines and cause blackouts.

 

 

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  • Purcell Boulevard Northbound lane between Neff Road and Full Moon Drive (West side of the hospital) is closed until December 20th.

 

  • Nels Anderson Road between Nels Anderson Place and Brandis Court, single northbound shoulder closure will be in effect, two-way traffic to be maintained. Project completion expected December 2017.