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Planned power outage changed to Thursday to accommodate viewing of Presidential Inauguration

In order to safely repair equipment that was damaged during the recent windstorm, Flathead Electric Cooperative (FEC) has scheduled a two-hour power outage along a stretch of its service territory for this Thursday, January 21. Originally scheduled for today, the date was changed so it did not interfere with those wishing to view the Presidential […]

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Short Outage Expected in Libby this Afternoon

The Bonneville Power Administration needs to take a short power outage to do some emergency switching this afternoon. The outage will affect Flathead Electric Co-op members in all of Libby. We do not know the exact timing, but we are told this outage will happen around 2:40 p.m. and will last approximately one minute. Thank […]

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Notice of Unclaimed Capital Credits

Although most capital credit checks were successfully issued to members of Flathead Electric Cooperative (FEC) in December, some attempts to locate former members who are owed capital credits were unsuccessful because the Co-op does not have their current address. A full list of unclaimed capital credits is available on the Flathead Electric website. If you […]

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Three seats on Flathead Electric Cooperative Board up for election

Three seats on Flathead Electric Co-op’s Board of Trustees are up for election this year. Potential candidates must be members of the Co-op and live in the district they seek election to represent. Trustee seats up for election are currently held by: Charlotte Housel (District #2 – Lower Valley, Somers, Lakeside, Creston, Rollins, and Cooke City), Jay Downen (District […]

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Flathead Electric Co-op provides scholarship opportunity for student teachers

Flathead Electric Co-op is accepting applications for its $500 spring student-teaching scholarship through January 31. The scholarship opportunity is provided for students completing their education degree, while student teaching in Montana. The funding will be distributed in February. To be eligible, the candidate (or their parent or legal guardian) must be a member of Flathead […]

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Grant to help North Valley Food Bank with safer food storage and distribution

  A $10,000 Roundup for Safety grant will help the North Valley Food Bank (NVFB) remodel its warehouse facilities for safer food storage, distribution and access. A safety evaluation determined that more refrigeration with easier access was needed because demand for services has risen by 60% since April and currently, over 250,000 pounds of food a year must be manually carried into the freezers. Staff and volunteers serve 950 individuals in any given month.                                                                                               In addition to the NVFB grant, Flathead Electric Cooperative’s Roundup for […]

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News Release Planned Power Outage

Flathead Electric Cooperative has scheduled a three-hour power outage in the Swan Lake area for critical maintenance tomorrow (December 9). The work is necessary to improve safety and reliability on the system. Attempts to notify impacted members in advance are underway. The interruption in service, to begin at 9 a.m., will affect 253 members from […]

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Roundup for Safety grant will enhance protection for Posse members

  A $10,000 Roundup for Safety grant will help protect members of the Flathead County Sheriff’s Posse, by providing them with bullet-proof vests. As an independent volunteer organization, they are responsible for obtaining their own equipment. Approximately 60 uniformed members now assist on emergency calls to secure crime and fire scenes, warrant searches, onsite detention […]

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Flathead Electric Co-op partners with state and regional associates to provide scholarship opportunities for area youth

  Flathead Electric Cooperative is accepting applications now for two scholarship opportunities for the 2021 academic year. Basin Electric Power Cooperative (BEPC) awards one $1,000 scholarship each year to a Flathead Electric member’s child, and the Montana Electric Cooperatives Association (MECA) awards one $500 scholarship to a regional electric cooperative member’s child. To be eligible, […]