Annual Photo Contest

Thank you to all who entered

The 2020 Annual Photo Contest is now closed and we are no longer accepting submissions. Winners will be revealed soon. Good luck to all the contestants!

Finalists will be announced this December in the Winter 2020/2021 issue of Western Energy (WE) magazine, as well as posted on this page. Please check back here for updates or sign up to our mail list and receive a notification when the finalists are announced.

Contact us with any questions about the contest.


Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2019 photo contest. Congratulations to all the finalists.


Trust in your gear, Mitch Cheek, Allteck Limited Partnership
Believe in your training and gear and anything is possible. Pictured is Lineman Chris Ostopchuk.


Mad Mama, Amie Thompson, NorthWestern Energy
NorthWestern Energy Lineman Tom Nielsen helps University of Montana biology professor, Erick Greene, access an osprey nest to band chicks while their angry mama circles above. The nest, located on an old pole once energized by the Milwaukee Railroad out of Deer Lodge, Montana, is part of the Montana Osprey Project’s research on heavy metals in the Clark Fork watershed.


A light in the storm, Mark Maguire, Eugene Water & Electric Board
Replacing a pole and conductor during a February 2019 snow event in EWEB’s service district.


Chris Chandler, Central Lincoln PUD


Ben Tobin, Avista Utilities


Zane Ewton, Arizona Public Service

Adrian Wagner, FortisBC

Mike Cameron, HDR

Joe Jaszewski, Idaho Power

Pete Freind, Henkels & McCoy

Adrian Wagner, FortisBC

Karley Millender, Southern Cross

Dustin Garrett, Potelco Inc.

Sean Liming, INTREN LLC

Mitch Cheek, Allteck Limited Partnership

Gabe Miller, Wilson Construction

Brendan Abshier, Wilson Construction

Krysta Rasmussen, Snohomish PUD

Mike Cameron, HDR

Loren Bailey, Seattle City Light

Erin Clement, Tacoma Power

Josh Warlick, Puget Sound Energy

Katelynn English, Chelan County PUD

Dustin Garrett, Potelco Inc.

Questions about the photo contest? Contact Gabrielle Zapun, Managing Editor of WE magazine, at 971.255.4966.