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    My Fair Lady Pageant Seeks Nominations

    My Fair Lady Pageant Seeks Nominations

    March 15, 2016

    March 15, 2016 - Columbia River People's Utility District (PUD) and the Columbia County Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) are seeking nominations for the 2016 My Fair Lady Court.

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    PUD to Receive FEMA Storm Reimbursement

    PUD to Receive FEMA Storm Reimbursement

    February 23, 2016

    February 23, 2016 - The Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) announced last week that federal disaster assistance has been made available to Columbia River PUD and other public agencies in Oregon to supplement recovery efforts in areas affected by severe winter storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides, and mudslides during the period of December 6-23, 2015.

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    PUD Offering Summer Engineering Internship

    January 25, 2016

    January 25, 2016 - Columbia River People's Utility District (PUD) is now accepting applications for a utility engineering summer internship.

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    Pay Stations Changing

    January 18, 2016

    January 15, 2016 - The PUD no longer has pay stations at Semlings Pharmacy and US Bank in St. Helens.

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    Public Notice - January Board Meeting Rescheduled

    January 6, 2016

    January 6, 2016 – The January 19, 2016 Regular Meeting has been rescheduled to Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 6 p.m.

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    Public Notice - Board Workshop January 11, 2016

    January 6, 2016

    January 6, 2016 – The Board of Directors will hold a workshop on January 11, 2016, beginning at 9 a.m., to conduct training and discuss a draft Board Governance Policy.

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    Outage Update - December 25

    December 21, 2015

    December 21, 2015 outage update

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    PUD Board Approves Balanced Budget for 2016

    PUD Board Approves Balanced Budget for 2016

    December 16, 2015

    December 16, 2016 - The Columbia River People's Utility District Board of Directors has approved a $33.8 million Operating & Capital Budget for 2016 that will hold rates steady, maintain cash reserves, and fund $2.5 million in system maintenance & improvement work. No rate changes are planned.

    PUD Board Approves Balanced Budget for 2016 - Read More…

    PUD to Hold December 15 Public Hearing on Proposed $33.8 Million Budget for 2016

    December 8, 2015

    December 8, 2015 - Columbia River People's Utility District will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. on December 15, 2015, to hear comments on its proposed $33.8 million Operating and Capital Budget for 2016. The hearing will be held in the Community Room of the PUD's Deer Island headquarters.

    PUD to Hold December 15 Public Hearing on Proposed $33.8 Million Budget for 2016 - Read More…

    PUD Saves $353,000 by Refinancing Long-Term Debt

    November 20, 2015

    November 20, 2015 - Columbia River People's Utility District (PUD) has refinanced its long-term debt to reduce interest expenses.

    PUD Saves $353,000 by Refinancing Long-Term Debt - Read More…

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