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HEAT WAVE CONCERN

    Q What is the Co-op’s main concern during this heat wave? A Our biggest concern right now is fireworks, given the hot, dry conditions and potential for fires near our poles and other equipment. We have experienced outages around the holiday weekend a few times in the past. Electrical circuits have been tripped, […]

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Q & A HEAT

  Q Will this heat wave put a strain on our power supply like it’s doing elsewhere around the country? A While there is always some concern when it comes to extraordinary weather events, and there is the potential for minor interruptions, our system is built to handle the extreme cold and our summer peaks […]

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Grant to help meet patient transportation needs 

An $800 Roundup for Safety grant to ASSIST will be used to purchase a new wheelchair for their van which will provide safer transportation for individuals with bariatric needs. In their application, ASSIST (a nonprofit organization that connects people with healthcare services) said there are those who are missing vital medical appointments because (apart from using an ambulance) their transportation options are extremely limited. They say the larger wheelchair will […]

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FEC account text alerts moving to toll-free number

Text messaging is an important method for us to communicate with you. From billing alerts to account updates, text messaging is an effective way for us to help keep you updated on your service and news regarding Flathead Electric Cooperative (FEC). We wanted to let you know of a small change to our text messaging. […]

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FEC Scholarship recipients announced

Flathead Electric Cooperative (FEC) is pleased to announce its 2021 Scholarship Program recipients. They recognize these students for their dedication, and hope this support helps them meet their educational goals. FEC scholarships are funded by capital credit dollars that have gone unclaimed for five or more years, at which point state law allows FEC to use […]

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Grant to help Kalispell Police provide safer outcomes 

NEWS RELEASE  25 May 2021   A $8,999 Roundup for Safety grant to the Kalispell Police Department will be used to purchase a drone they say has the potential to save lives. The drone will enable responders to decide the best course of action by assessing scenes and hazards to determine safe routes for reaching potential victims, team members, and suspects. They say the drone will increase the chance of a safe outcome for all parties involved […]

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FEC’s Free Super Saver Energy Kits Save the Day as Manufacturers Prepare for Possible LED Bulb Shortage

Flathead Electric Co-op (FEC) has announced an exciting new opportunity for members. Through June 15 (or while supplies last), members who request it, will receive a free kit containing a combination of materials designed to save money and energy (like LED bulbs, energy saving power strips, and high efficiency shower heads). Ross Holter, FEC’s Director […]

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Grant to help Libby residents breathe easier

A $4,080 Roundup for Safety grant to the Center for Asbestos Related Disease (CARD) in Libby, will help residents in need breath a bit easier. CARD, a non-profit clinic that provides resources for those impacted by asbestos related disease, will use the grant to purchase and distribute HEPA air purifiers. CARD says many Libby residents […]