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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...

A Need for Speed

Nitro funny cars are a five-decade passion for Twig Ziegler By Kathy Ursprung What kind of man straps himself to a bomb, steps...

Gorge Works interns Andy Alvarez, Hannah Kempf and Kaleena Rodda

Building a Better Workforce

Gorge Works aims to unite local businesses with skilled workers By Kathy Ursprung Furnishings are sparse but comfortable in the city council chambers...

Fire Puts PUD Line Crews to Test

Response to wildfire preparation is key When wildfire rages across the countryside, the day doesn’t end at closing time for the crews of...

Student Plays Support Role at PUD

Christian Cunningham heads to university this fall When Christian Cunningham graduated from Horizon Christian School earlier this year, he had not only a...

Teens on Target

Coach Robert Wallace builds a competitive trap-shooting team in Dufur By Kathy Ursprung Once a week from April through June, life is a...

Grants Benefit Three Communities

Program centers on economic benefit Recipients of Northern Wasco County People’s Utility District’s Economic Development Grants will share $50,000 and provide benefits in...

A Lens on His Native Land

Adventure photographer takes a new look at familiar territory By Kathy Ursprung For photographer David Polehn, the spectacular Columbia River Gorge backdrop had...