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    Recent News Items

    Public Notice - Board Vacancy

    December 21, 2016

    December 21, 2016 - The Board of Directors is inviting eligible candidates to submit letters of interest and/or resumes to fill the vacancy on CRPUD’s board.

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    Public Notice - 2017 Operating and Capital Budget Hearing

    December 14, 2016

    December 14, 2016 - The Board of Directors will conduct a Public Hearing on December 20, 2016 regarding the proposed 2017 Operating and Capital Budget.

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    Cold Temperatures Could Increase Power Bills

    December 14, 2016

    December 14, 2016 - After an unseasonably warm November, cold temperatures in December could lead to increased heating costs.

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    PUD Pays 2016-2017 Property Tax Bill

    November 29, 2016

    November 29, 2016 - Columbia River PUD paid $486,053 in property taxes to Columbia and Multnomah counties for the 2016-2017 tax year.

    PUD Pays 2016-2017 Property Tax Bill - Read More…

    Oregon Elections Division Affirms PUD Election Laws

    November 25, 2016

    November 25, 2016 - The Oregon Secretary of State Elections Division has confirmed that Columbia River People’s Utility District (CRPUD) is applying the correct state laws in its decision to declare Nancy Ward not eligible to serve as the Director for CRPUD Subdivision 1 in the Scappoose area.

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    Questions & Answers About the CRPUD Subdivision 1 Election

    November 23, 2016

    November 23, 2016 - Questions & Answers About the CRPUD Subdivision 1 Election

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    Statement Regarding Recent Board Election

    November 16, 2016

    November 16, 2016 - On November 8, 2016, an election was held to fill the Director position for Subdivision 1 of the Columbia River PUD (CRPUD) Board of Directors. The candidates were Debbie Reed and Nancy Ward. Ms. Ward won the election with 62 percent of the votes. Prior to the election, Columbia County issued a news release indicating that despite her name appearing on ballots, Ms. Ward may not be eligible to be a Director even if she won the election.

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    Car Crash Causes Outage in Scappoose

    Car Crash Causes Outage in Scappoose

    October 24, 2016

    October 24, 2016 - An automobile accident caused a power outage affecting 2,762 customers in Scappoose on October 21.

    Car Crash Causes Outage in Scappoose - Read More…

    High Winds, Rain Forecast for Today and Saturday

    High Winds, Rain Forecast for Today and Saturday

    October 13, 2016

    October 13, 2016 - Two separate storms are expected to bring rain and high winds to Columbia County this afternoon and on Saturday.

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    CRPUD and Former General Manager Reach Settlement

    September 16, 2016

    September 16, 2016 - Columbia River PUD and Kevin Owens have reached a settlement agreement in the Kevin P. Owens v. Columbia River PUD litigation that is currently pending in the Columbia County Circuit Court.

    CRPUD and Former General Manager Reach Settlement - Read More…

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