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Ross Holter Receives NWPPA’s 2021 Jim Brands Award

The following press release was issued by the Northwest Public Power Association (NWPPA) congratulating Ross Holter for receiving the Jim Brands Award during their Northwest Innovations in Communications Conference. The award recognizes someone in our industry each year for their lifetime commitment to the public power industry and remarkable work in the area of energy efficiency/services. Congratulations, […]

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SCAM ALERT!

Flathead Electric Cooperative (FEC) wants to advise the public that some members have received fraudulent phone calls and automated messages threatening to cut their power off. The imposters ask the consumers to provide credit card or other financial account information and personally identifiable information over the phone. One angle of this scam is to say […]

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Grant to help Marion School prepare for emergencies

A $1,500 grant to Boy Scouts of America will benefit the Marion Elementary-Middle School with the distribution of Stop the Bleed and Emergency Preparedness Kits. In applying for the grant on behalf of his hometown, Kai Townsend said that supplying the kits (and coordinating with the fire department to train teachers on their use) is […]

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FLATHEAD ELECTRIC CO-OP’S NEW AND IMPROVED OUTAGE MAP IS A VALUABLE TOOL FOR MEMBERS 

Flathead Electric Cooperative (FEC) would like to remind members about its online outage map which provides details during power outages. Recently, the tool has been updated to make it easier for members to get information during outages, especially from their mobile devices. Due to our extreme weather events, a healthy wildlife population, and other factors, power outages are a reality in in Northwest, Montana. That’s the bad news. The good […]

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Brief power outage planned Thursday in Libby

  Media Contact: Wendy Ostrom Price-Flathead Electric Cooperative-Public Relations Officer – 406-751-1820 Flathead Electric Cooperative has been informed that their wholesale power provider, The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), has scheduled a brief power outage in Libby to repair a transmission line that runs from Libby to Bonners Ferry, Idaho. The outage is scheduled to begin […]

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Be a Today’s Member!

  Flathead Electric Cooperative (FEC) will again sponsor a Co-op member and their guest to attend an all-expense paid trip to this year’s Today’s Member Program October 5-6 in Great Falls. The program, which is offered by the Montana Electric Cooperatives’ Association (MECA), will feature presentations about the history and future of electric cooperatives, along […]

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Flathead Electric Cooperative encourages community to participate in Pulse Project to provide life essentials for local families 

Flathead Electric Cooperative (FEC) is seeking those who would consider making a monetary donation and/or making an appointment to donate a pint of blood during their annual Pulse Project event, scheduled for September 8 and 9. The Pulse Project is designed to meet two basic needs in our community, first by providing energy assistance for members in need, and second, by collecting donations […]

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FEC accepting submissions for annual members’ photo calendar 

  Flathead Electric Cooperative produces an annual calendar featuring photos of our local area taken by Co-op members, and photo submissions are being accepted now. Photos submitted must be high resolution and should depict wildlife, scenery, people, activities, or anything that represents our unique lifestyle and special corner of Northwest Montana.   Entrants must be a member of the Flathead Electric Co-op and […]

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Flathead Electric’s Ribeye Raffle winners will fill their freezers with premium local 4-H/FFA beef! 

 Winners of the annual Ribeye Raffle will take home approximately 60, one-inch-thick, premium Ribeye and T-bone steaks (valued at over $500 per winner).  Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5 and are available online or at Flathead Electric Co-op offices in advance. They will also be available at the Co-op’s booth during the fair. All proceeds will benefit food banks in Flathead Electric’s service […]