Upper valley power restored
Updated On: Jan 14 2013 12:42:47 PM CST
Power was slowly restored to almost 15,000 Rocky Mountain Power Company customers in eastern Idaho on Monday morning.
Utility spokesperson Margaret Oler said linemen discovered a downed transmission line near St. Anthony. Power went out to most of the upper valley region shortly after 5 a.m. while temperatures dipped to near 30 below zero in some areas.
RMP said all power was up by 10:30 a.m. Specific areas were brought on incrementally to avoid creating another overall service disruption.
At one time 14,733 customers were affected by the outage.
Madison, Sugar-Salem and Fremont school districts canceled school Monday. Brigham Young University-Idaho started to hold classes at 11:30 a.m.
If your power is still off, call (877) 508-5088.
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