Sunset Falls cascades down along the South Fork of the Skykomish River, east of Index, in February 2014. The Snohomish PUD says it has now decided against construction of a hydropower project at the falls. (Mark Mulligan/Herald file photo)

Sunset Falls cascades down along the South Fork of the Skykomish River, east of Index, in February 2014. The Snohomish PUD says it has now decided against construction of a hydropower project at the falls. (Mark Mulligan/Herald file photo)

Editorial: How a lightbulb saved Sunset Falls

A hydropower project on the Skykomish River is not needed, says the PUD, thanks to conservation.

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