The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary asks you to mark your small craft

If Found, small craft contact card

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary of North Kitsap is urging you to mark your paddle craft, like kayaks or paddle boards, and properly secure them. The Coast Guard treats every distress call and report of an unmanned paddle craft as if a real life is at stake. Reports of adrift paddle craft can divert response … Read more

Bainbridge Island Studio Tour

Bainbridge Island Studio Tour promotional ad

PSE is proud to support the 22nd annual Summer Studio Tour on Bainbridge Island. The tour takes place August 12 – 14, with 38 artists on hand showcasing their work in four local venues. The Tour is known for a variety of quality hand-crafted artwork, and the summer show includes pottery, acrylics, glass, jewelry, photography, oil … Read more

Lower Baker Dam Visitor Center and day-use park reopen after renovations

Front facade and stairway of Lower Baker Dam Visitor Center

Puget Sound Energy’s Baker River Hydroelectric Project in Concrete, WA, has a newly renovated visitor center known as the Club House and a new day-use park at the Lake Shannon Boat Ramp. The renovated Club House features exhibits addressing the evolution of the site and its history as well as PSE history in the region. … Read more

Michael Birkhead wins grand prize of Grand Old 4th poster contest

This year’s Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce Grand Old 4th Poster Contest Grand Prize Winner is Michael Birkhead! Dozens of young Islanders entered the contest this year –through their schools, via special open sessions at Winslow’s Scrappy Art Lab, and as solo home-based efforts. Birkhead won a $500 cash prize to support his artistic endeavors! Puget Sound … Read more

Bainbridge Island Auction & Rummage Sale – The results are in!

The 2022 Rotary Auction & Rummage Sale, and its return to an in-person sale at Woodward Middle School, was a huge success! This year the event raised $729,386! The auction had a record number of supporters this year – from volunteers (nearly 1,400!), to sponsors, to donors of items, to shoppers. Fifteen PSE employees volunteered … Read more

PSE awards a solar grant to the Suquamish Tribe

Aerial view of Suquamish Family and Friends Center

We’re proud to award the Suquamish Tribe $101,164 in grant funding to help build a 32.6 kW solar array on the Suquamish Family & Friends Center, or ʔiišədalʔtxʷ ʔə ti suq̓ʷabš in the Tribe’s Lushootseed language.  The funding, given as part of PSE’s 2021-2022 Green Power Solar Grant program, will generate an estimated 29,956 kWh … Read more