At approximately 2:30AM Friday morning, an outage was reported in the La Grande area affecting a number of members in Union County. Crews had been dispatched to a substation in the Ladd Creek area and worked to restore power as quickly as possible.

Power was restored to affected members in the La Grande, Union and Cove areas shortly after 4:30AM. OTEC officials said the cause of the outage is under investigation.

Approximately 8,795 members were affected by the nearly two-hour long outage. If you live in this area and are still without power, please call OTEC’s outage hotline at 1-866-430-4265.