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Articles with the Tag: Energy Keepers

Snow pack above normal, water volume forecast largest in 50 years

News from Energy Keepers Spring runoff is about to commence on the Flathead. With a far above average snow pack for this time of year, we are anticipating potentially very high flows on the Flathead River during May and June. For the past seven weeks Flathead Lake was operated to the lowest elevation po...

Body of missing man found below dam observation lookout

POLSON – The body of 26-year-old Kyle Butterhof of Polson was located Tuesday, Feb. 27 by Two Bear Air on the cliffside below the SKQ Dam observation lookout. A search for Butterhof had been underway following a missing person/welfare check request called in by a family member on Friday, Feb. 23. Accor...

Energy Keepers’ director: hydropower business is booming Energy Keepers’ director: hydropower business is booming

POLSON — The Seliš Ksanka Qĺispe Dam is bustling with business. That’s the word from Travis Togo, director of power management at Energy Keepers, which operates the dam for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. Energy Keepers, Inc., which took over operations in September 2015...

Briefs for April 26, 2017

Energy Keepers CEO to address Polson Chamber POLSON — On Wednesday, May 3, members of the Polson Chamber of Commerce will receive an update from Energy Keepers CEO, Brian Lipscomb. Energy Keepers is a corporation of the Salish and Kootenai Tribes established to operate Séliš Ksanka Q...

Briefs for March 29, 2017

Hear about holiday lights study at luncheon News from Polson Chamber of Commerce POLSON — From big cities to small towns and villages throughout the United States, communities are celebrating the holiday season with lights — lots and lots of lights. Now a Holiday Lights event just might...

What's up dock? What's up dock?

POLSON — After being as high as four feet above normal in recent months, causing ice to freeze to docks, the water level in Flathead Lake is now normal. That’s the word from Energy Keepers Chief Executive Officer Brian Lipscomb.  Heavy rains in the Flathead Basin in October resulted in...

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