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A Sense of Purpose

Behind-the-scenes team keeps Northern Wasco County PUD running By Rodger Nichols While utility lineworkers are often known as the face of Northern Wasco...

The Music Man

Music aficionado has been bringing tunes to The Dalles since 1989 By Rodger Nichols Record store owner Mark Thomas may not be the...

Spudnut Survivor

A trip to Richland can take doughnut lovers back in time Story and photos by Rodger Nichols Before Colonel Sanders discovered his 11...

Every Customer Is Key

Northern Wasco County PUD’s customer service and key accounts manager emphasizes everyone’s value By Rodger Nichols Although Justin Brock was born on the...

Save Energy When Working From Home

More Americans are working from home, and more time spent at home means more energy used throughout the day. If you are punching...

True to the Brew

Freebridge ended a century-long brewery drought in The Dalles Story and photos by Rodger Nichols Some states enacted their own prohibitions prior to...

A Civic Centennial

Story and photos by Rodger Nichols The new year is sure to have its highs and lows, but one of the high points...

An Unexpected Conflict

A dispute known as The Pineapple War arrived in The Dalles in the late 1940s By Rodger Nichols How did a strike by...