National Guard deploys as 40,000 still without power in northwest Oregon – oregonlive.com

 

Days of snow and ice brought down power lines and damaged utility equipment across northwest Oregon, causing extensive power outages that have lasted for over a week in some areas.

Portland General Electric, the state’s largest provider of electricity, said the number of outages reflects ongoing challenges including the “discovery of both more extensive damage to our equipment than expected as well as previously assessed damage.”

Source: National Guard deploys as 40,000 still without power in northwest Oregon – oregonlive.com