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Roundup for Safety Grant will aid in avalanche rescue

A $1,360 grant from Roundup for Safety was awarded to Swan Mission Search & Rescue (SMSAR), which provides services in the Swan Valley and Northern Lake County areas. President Carol Field says the grant money will be used to purchase transceivers with the latest technology. “Good equipment is the centerpiece of providing safety,” Field says. […]

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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 2018 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, the […]

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Flathead Electric Co-op accepting applications for all-expense-paid Washington, D.C. Youth Tour

Flathead Electric Cooperative is accepting applications for the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. Two local students will be selected to receive an all-expense-paid trip to join more than 1,500 high-school students from around the country to tour the nation’s capital next June. Participants will learn about the history of this […]

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Co-op has Banner Year for Energy Efficiency

Flathead Electric Co-op paid its members and program partners over $2.2 million for energy efficiency efforts in 2016. According to Energy and Member Services Director Ross Holter, that amount is the highest since 2011 for the Co-op, and it exceeded expectations. “We know members have had a tough couple of months of high heating bills […]