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One Man’s Treasure

Red’s Trading Post fills a unique niche in The Dalles economy By Kathy Ursprung Some folks may not see it, but Red’s Trading...

PUD Financial Planning Starts Early

Executive team takes a deep dive into finances The greatest risk to a utility like Northern Wasco County PUD doesn’t come from a...

Manager’s Message – October 2017

Public Power: The Community-Owned Advantage Northern Wasco County People’s Utility District (NWCPUD) is one of more than 2,000 public power utilities that help...

Request for Proposal for AMI

Northern Wasco County People’s Utility District (“NWCPUD”) is issuing this Request for Proposal (RFP) to select a meter vendor for supplying and implementing...

PUD Works to be Efficient, Effective

Editor’s note: This is part one of a two-part series on the finances of Northern Wasco County PUD. Current and future success demands...

Katie Johns, left, celebrates becoming a doctor at her hooding ceremony in May. Her sister, Melissa Johns Amberger, helped welcome her into the community of physicians. Photos courtesy of the Johns family

Sisters in Medicine

Melissa Johns Amberger welcomes her sibling, Kathryn Johns, into the profession By Kathy Ursprung Two sisters from The Dalles have more in common...

Charlie Mallon, Adrian Williams and Christian Cunningham are summer interns at Northern Wasco County PUD.

PUD Works to Fill Future Skills Gap

PUD hopes interns will enhance skilled workforce in years to come Northern Wasco County has launched a competitive summer internship program and three...

Building Opportunity

Nick Nelson is Oregon’s 2017 high school principal of the year By Kathy Ursprung Nick Nelson, principal of The Dalles High School, may...