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PUD Needs Your Photos

Another calendar page has turned and it’s already time to start planning the PUD’s 2020 calendar. We are inviting the public to submit...

Haley Red Cloud Windsor, Laurie Layton and Lilia Garcia from Customer Service team

Empathy is Key in Customer Service

Customer Service Rep role goes beyond power needs The Customer Service staff members at Northern Wasco County PUD don’t use the “S-word” or...

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Ordeal in the Andes

Memories of people and peril loom large from Sam Woolsey’s life-changing trip to Peru By Kathy Ursprung Sam Woolsey looked out the window...

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No More Overhead Wires for Marina

PUD is replacing the power distribution system at The Dalles Marina By Kathy Ursprung Reconstruction of the electrical system at The Dalles Marina...

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Angling’s Hot Topic

Warming trends on the Columbia River prompt fisheries’ remedies By Kathy Ursprung Some mid-Columbia sports anglers and guides are concerned about the impact...

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...