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Avoiding Surprises

It is wise to be prepared for emergencies and power outages Story and photo by Rodger Nichols “The more you are prepared to...

A Pipe Dream No Longer

Story and photos by Rodger Nichols One of the biggest projects the city of The Dalles has ever tackled began in mid-July. Water...

Take an EV for a Spin

PUD partners in car share program that gives customers a chance to test drive an electric car for free By Rodger Nichols A...

A Frozen Delight

Unsung hero sweetened the Northwest By Rodger Nichols Although July was National Ice Cream Month, a case can be made in Oregon for...

Eduardo Garcia typing on his computer

An Eye for Detail

By Rodger Nichols Life happens behind the keyboard and behind the lens Eduardo Garcia recently joined Northern Wasco County PUD in the information...

Tom Worthy standing next to his vehicle.

Worthy of His Name

Story and photos by Rodger Nichols The Dalles chief of police brings local experience to the job When Tom Worthy applied for the...

From Teeth to Tracking Trojans

Cybersecurity specialist helps keep the PUD safe from viruses By Rodger Nichols Northern Wasco County PUD’s newest employee is proud to have a...

Hunger, Help, Hope

Columbia Gorge Food Bank expands to feed increasing need By Drew Myron Responding to a dramatic increase in need, Columbia Gorge Food Bank...

Four Generation of Service

Through a variety of changes and challenges, local store owners stay true to their customers By Rodger Nichols On May 1, 1940, Jared...