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The Columbian
Energy Adviser: Geeky energy gifts on a budgetand windy winter on the horizon, gifts that afford safety and comfort in an out
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
and windy winter on the horizon, gifts that afford safety and comfort in an outage are at the top of the useful-gift-list. Clark Public Utilities maintains very reliable service, but even the most meticulously maintained system can be hit hard in... Read more
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The Columbian
Energy Adviser: Don’t forget safety this seasonoutside socket. “Never run the cord from an inside socket through a door or wi
The Columbian / Posted 10 days ago
outside socket. “Never run the cord from an inside socket through a door or window,” said Gene Morris, safety manager for Clark Public Utilities. “It may present a tripping or shock hazard. Plus, open windows can be a security risk.” Look for the... Read more
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The Columbian
Holiday closures: ThanksgivingC-Tran and TriMet provide regular service. • DRIVER’S LICENSING: Offices close
The Columbian / Posted 16 days ago
C-Tran and TriMet provide regular service. • DRIVER’S LICENSING: Offices closed. • VEHICLE LICENSING: Offices closed. • CLARK PUBLIC UTILITIES: Office open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. • ZOO: Oregon Zoo is open. • BANKS: Open. • FINANCIAL MARKETS: New... Read more
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The Columbian
Energy Adviser: Energy audits can be dicey, maybe with a good mysteryhotline (360-992-3355) about a high electric bill. DuWayne Dunham, energy couns
The Columbian / Posted 17 days ago
hotline (360-992-3355) about a high electric bill. DuWayne Dunham, energy counselor and energy services supervisor for Clark Public Utilities, spoke with the caller, listened to the complaint about the rising cost of electricity, and arranged... Read more
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The Columbian
Holiday Closures: ThanksgivingDRIVER’S LICENSING: Offices closed Thursday and Friday. • VEHICLE LICENSING: O
The Columbian / Posted 17 days ago
DRIVER’S LICENSING: Offices closed Thursday and Friday. • VEHICLE LICENSING: Offices closed Thursday and Friday. • CLARK PUBLIC UTILITIES: Office closed Thursday, open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. For outages or emergencies, call... Read more
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The Columbian
Embrace future: Renewable energythat there will be no reason to concern ourselves with human energy needs. It’
The Columbian / Posted 18 days ago
that there will be no reason to concern ourselves with human energy needs. It’s time to rid our atmosphere of methane. Clark Public Utilities should be developing a plan to shut down the River Road Generating Plant. Puget Sound Energy must get... Read more
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The Columbian
Public meetings for the week of Nov. 19District, Board meeting room, 8000 N.E. 52nd Court, Vancouver. • 7 a.m., Regul
The Columbian / Posted 21 days ago
District, Board meeting room, 8000 N.E. 52nd Court, Vancouver. • 7 a.m., Regular Meeting, agenda at www.crwwd.com. Clark Public Utilities, Operations Center, education center, 8600 N.E. 117th Ave. Vancouver. • 9 a.m., regular... Read more
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The Columbian
Energy Adviser: Space heaters require cautiona space heater, buy one with an automatic shut-off switch, so if it’s tipped ov
The Columbian / Posted 24 days ago
a space heater, buy one with an automatic shut-off switch, so if it’s tipped over, the unit shuts down,” said Gene Morris, Clark Public Utilities safety manager. Even the safest electric heaters require caution. If possible, never hook one up to... Read more
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The Columbian
Clark Public Utilities to ease limits on seniors aid programfixed income, a harsh winter and the subsequently higher heating bills can caus
The Columbian / Posted 25 days ago
fixed income, a harsh winter and the subsequently higher heating bills can cause serious financial strain, but changes to a Clark Public Utilities District assistance program should make heating the home a little more comfortable. Recently the... Read more
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The Columbian
Energy Adviser: Get heat pump ready for winteras efficiently as possible. “Most of the time, heat pumps run well in our temp
The Columbian / Posted a month ago
as efficiently as possible. “Most of the time, heat pumps run well in our temperate climate,” said Matthew Babbitts, Clark Public Utilities energy services project manager. “But it’s a good idea to prepare it for several days of cold and... Read more

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