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Co-op announces 2022 scholarship awards

Flathead Electric Cooperative is pleased to announce its 2022 Scholarship Program recipients. A total of $117,000 – funded by unclaimed capital credits – was awarded to local students this year. Scholarship awards range in value from $1,500 to $6,000 each. Recipients must be attending an accredited college in Montana, and they or their parent or […]

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Co-op Trustees announce 0% adjustment to energy rates for fourth year running

For the fourth year in a row, Flathead Electric Cooperative’s Board of Trustees announced a zero percent overall rate revenue increase for all rate classes. Trustees approved a revenue-neutral change to residential rates, effective June 1, 2022, where the basic charge remains the same, energy charges will decrease slightly, and the demand charge will increase […]

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Roundup for Safety Funds Ten Community Safety Projects

The Roundup for Safety Board awarded a total of $46,600 in community safety grants to nonprofit organizations at its April 14 meeting. The Board considered 11 projects, including a $4,500 request from the Kalispell Fire Department for new “stat packs,” or hygienic personal protective equipment bags for first responders and medics. Firefighter Luke Butler told […]

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Co-op Offers Spring Tree Planting Tips

The Flathead Valley is filled with towering, beautiful trees that offer shade in the summer and warmth in the winter. Trees are also a big cause of power outages, despite Flathead Electric Cooperative’s year-round efforts to maintain its rights-of-way – that’s 10 feet on either side of the power lines.     The Co-op’s Right of […]