The City of Sterling celebrated 100 years of providing Public Power to their Community with a Chili Feed and Tours of the Power Plant on November 21, 2016.

According to information shared by the city, in 1916 the City of Sterling issued $45,000 in bonds to support the purchase of the G.A. Morris Light Plant and Distribution system. That was the beginning of the City of Sterling Public Power System.

City Manager Taggart Wall and Power Plant Superintendent David Fankhauser made presentations to members of the community and provided tours of the plant.

KMEA Staff attended in support of this celebration and presented the Centennial Award to members of the City of Sterling City Commission.