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Veronica Quintero hugs resident Eva Phelps

A Caring Reflex

Veronica Quintero takes care of the “grandmas and grandpas” as if they were her own By Kathy Ursprung Veronica Quintero’s wide, friendly smile...

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New Energy Program Has Rental Incentives

Landlords will also benefit from Energy Efficiency Upgrade Programs By Travis Hardy Since the early 1980’s, Northern Wasco County People’s Utility District has...

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Expanding Opportunities

Marta Yera Cronin works to extend the reach of Columbia Gorge Community College By Kathy Ursprung For the new president of Columbia Gorge Community College, access...

Laura Ashbrenner

A Century of Artistry

A love of art helps keep Laura Ashbrenner lively By Kathy Ursprung Though Laura Ashbrenner’s hands have weathered 104 autumns, they are light...

ublic Power Council delegation to Washington

Utilities Share Priorities in Capitol

Power costs will play a key role in looming decisions Representatives of the Public Power Council and consumer-owned utilities from around the Pacific...

Members of the junior board of the Reser Foundation

Someone You Know is Hungry

Columbia Gorge Food Bank works to meet widespread food insecurity in Wasco County By Kathy Ursprung Your child’s playground friend, the elderly person...

Lineman Apprentice Tucker McCabe

Apprentice McCabe Takes a Hot Step

High-voltage work is a big advancement on the way to journeyman status Tucker McCabe took a big leap in his lineman apprenticeship in...

Northern Wasco County PUD built a trailhead and parking lot on River Trail Way as a community project in lieu of exchnnging cash for land to build the River Trail subdivision. Google, left, Bonneville Power Administration substation, center, and the PUD’s substation, right, are seen in the background. Kathy Ursprung photo

PUD Builds Trailhead/Parking Lot

Project is part of agreement with Port of The Dalles Take a stroll or a bike ride on the Riverfront trail and you’ll...