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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.

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    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…

    PUD Website Receives National Honors

    PUD Website Receives National Honors

    October 27, 2015

    October 26, 2015 - Columbia River People's Utility District's website, www.crpud.net, was chosen as the first recipient of a new Excellence in Public Power Communications Award from the American Public Power Association.

    PUD Website Receives National Honors - Read More…

    PUD Chooses Local Insurance Agent of Record

    PUD Chooses Local Insurance Agent of Record

    October 19, 2015

    October 19, 2015 - At their October 13, 2015 public meeting, the Board of Directors for Columbia River People's Utility District chose Chris Iverson of Hagan Hamilton Insurance Services of St. Helens as the PUD's new Insurance Agent of Record.

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    PUD Launches new Low-Income Senior Discount Program

    October 16, 2015

    October 16, 2015 - Within the first two weeks of its existence, nearly 50 Columbia River PUD customers signed up for a new PUD discount program for senior citizen customers with limited incomes

    PUD Launches new Low-Income Senior Discount Program - Read More…

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