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Manager’s Report – June 2018

Investment in your PUD systems and people About this same time last year, I reminded you that we were amid some major infrastructure...

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The RARE Effect on Small Towns

AmeriCorps program makes a lasting impact By Kathy Ursprung Bayoán Ware has two deadlines to meet on this particular Friday. First, he is...

Manager’s Report – May 2018

That Important Summer Call The return of summery weather means more home owners are working on outdoor projects and more contractors are gearing...

Derrick Mauritson and Jay Bonogofsky

New Workers Keep PUD Rolling

Many departments added new faces in 2017–18 Jay Bonogofsky and Derrick Mauritson The faces of Jay Bonogofsky and Derrick Mauritson aren’t ones that...

Planning for the Worst

Wasco County Crisis Team prepares for school emergencies By Kathy Ursprung Flip books hang by the doors of school rooms in Wasco County—a...

Manager’s Report – April 2018

Neighbors Helping Neighbors During the March Board of Director’s meeting, representatives from the Mid-Columbia Community Action Council, Inc. Community Action Partnership (CAP) updated...

The Mystery of the Murals

Generations of the McDaniel family have lived with an artistic enigma By Kathy Ursprung A likely place to start the whodunit at 922...