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Roger Howe and Connie Karp

Meet Your PUD Board

Roger Howe and Connie Karp are two of Northern Wasco County PUD’s five directors By Rodger Nichols Roger Howe Sometimes a simple suggestion...

Guess Who Came to Dinner?

The Dalles has warmly welcomed its share of famous visitors By Rodger Nichols The Dalles has a long and distinguished history as part...

Meet Your PUD Board

Howard Gonser and Wayne Jacobson are two of Northern Wasco County PUD’s five directors By Rodger Nichols Howard Gonser Howard Gonser has been...

The Mint That Never Was

By Rodger Nichols Anyone who had cardboard coin collector boards for pennies, nickels, or dimes when they were a kid probably remembers three...

Greg Johnson and Jeff Teel

Welcome to the PUD

Northern Wasco County PUD has a new chief operations officer and a new board member By Rodger Nichols New Chief Operations Officer Jeff...

Northern Wasco PUD team outside in front of bucket truck

PUD Plans for the Future

The board of directors voted to postpone the 3.8% rate increase scheduled to take place the following month.

Tales From the Vault

The Dalles welcomed its first state-chartered bank more than 150 years ago.

The Heart of Downtown

Sigman’s Flowers and Gifts has been a landmark in The Dalles for decades Story and photos by Rodger Nichols Businesses have come and...

Learning on the River

Sea Scouts welcomes all teens aboard By Lea Mathieu “Every time we go out on the water, we learn something new, and we...