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Sparking interest

Sparking interest

Members of the Okanogan County Electric Cooperative line crew – from left, journeyman lineman Jesse Davis, journeyman lineman Chris Zahn, and line foreman Wayne Stevie – demonstrated what can happen when something gets too close to a power line and creates a dangerous electrical arc. The safety demonstration was part of the co-op’s annual meeting...

Co-op to distribute $140,000 in capital credit payments

By Ann McCreary Approximately $140,000 will be returned in capital credit payments to members of the Okanogan County Electric Cooperative who had service with the co-op in 1993 and 1994. The co-op board of directors recently approved a higher rate of payment – about twice the amount paid in 2012, when $66,000 was returned to...
Co-op to begin installing new lighting to protect ‘dark sky’

Co-op to begin installing new lighting to protect ‘dark sky’

File photo by Sue Misao   BY ANN McCREARY To protect natural nighttime darkness in the Methow Valley and save energy costs, the Okanogan County Electric Cooperative will replace about 100 street and yard lights with new fixtures that direct light down toward the ground. The street and yard lights, owned by the co-op, will...