News

News Release on Energy Scam

  9 October 2019 Media Contact: Wendy Ostrom Price, Flathead Electric Cooperative Public Relations Officer – 406-751-1820 Flathead Electric Cooperative wants to notify the public that some members have received fraudulent texts or phone calls from people posing as Co-op employees. The imposters threaten to shut off power to the home or business if payment […]

News

Roundup for Safety grant to provide solar safety

A $6,420 Roundup for Safety grant will be used to replace an obsolete solar power system at the historic Granite Park Chalet in Glacier National Park. Applicants said that having a functional system is critical to provide power for communications equipment used to ensure public safety in this heavily visited yet remote location. With hiker […]

News

Roundup for Safety grant will help medical patients

A $10,000 Roundup for Safety grant will provide the Center for Asbestos Related Disease (CARD) in Libby with new and safer parking. Board President Donna Williams says the current parking lot has a treacherous slope. “We’ve had patients and staff members fall in the parking lot this past winter because the slope is dangerous and […]

News

System improvement work planned for Libby

Flathead Electric Cooperative has scheduled a two-hour power outage for Thursday August 29, in Libby, in the areas of 2nd St. to Lincoln Blvd. and Utah Ave. to Nevada Ave. The interruption in service, which is set to begin at 4:30 a.m. and conclude around 6:30 a.m., is necessary for system maintenance and improvement. Attempts […]

News

Severe storm leads to power outages

Approximately 20,000 members of Flathead Electric Co-op (FEC) experienced a power outage sometime Saturday, August 10 into Sunday, August 11 as a severe storm swept through northwest Montana, causing lightning, hail, heavy rain and gusty winds. The storm caused trees to fall on power poles and lines, leading to outages across FEC’s service territory from […]

News

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

FEC is seeking those who would consider making a monetary donation and/or making an appointment to donate a pint of blood during their second annual Pulse Project event, scheduled for September 11 and 12. The Pulse Project is designed to support our community by achieving two goals: providing energy assistance for members in need and […]

News

Flathead Electric Co-op provides scholarship opportunity for student teachers

Flathead Electric Co-op is accepting applications for its $500 fall student-teaching scholarship between August 1 and September 30. The scholarship opportunity is provided for students completing their education degree, while student teaching. The funding will be distributed in October. To be eligible, the candidate (or their parent/legal guardian) must be a member of Flathead Electric […]

News

Roundup for Safety grant will aid in river rescues

A $6,000 Roundup for Safety grant will provide the North Valley Rescue Association with swift-water rescue kits. Members respond to an average of 100 calls each year and cover 219 miles of river. The grant will enable response to be even more efficient, which will benefit those in our community and beyond who spend time […]

Tree Giveaway Winners
News

Earth Day Tree Giveaway Winners!

In celebration of Earth Day earlier this year, Flathead Electric Co-op held a drawing for any member who signed up for paperless billing. If a member was already signed up for paperless billing, they were automatically entered into the drawing, and that’s how KC Howard won her new 14’ quaking aspen!  The mature tree was […]