Measuring the value of cooperative membership

Each of Basin Electric’s 140 members spanning nine states joined the cooperative for a different reason. For some, it’s the value of … [Read more...]

Lower Yellowstone Rural Electric Cooperative collects items to help community members

October is Co-op Month so in the spirit of giving, Basin Electric Class C member Lower Yellowstone Rural Electric Cooperative (LYREC), headquartered … [Read more...]

McCone Electric’s drive-in annual meeting in Montana brings record attendance

McCone Electric Co-op, a Basin Electric Class C member in Circle, Montana, held Montana’s first drive-in electric co-op annual meeting on June 5. Due … [Read more...]

Sheridan Electric committed to helping children during COVID-19

For some children, when they’re not in school, they don’t get fed. It’s a harsh truth that many charitable organizations try to solve. Sheridan … [Read more...]

Craft brewing industry taps growth within Basin Electric service area

According to the 2018 Economic Impact Report released by the Brewers Association, small and independent craft brewers contributed $79.1 billion to the … [Read more...]

NRECA Youth Tour honors bus driver for military service

National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) recently published an article written by Victoria A. Rocha on North Dakota and Montana Youth … [Read more...]

Bainville (Montana) Fire Department receives support from Lower Yellowstone Electric, Basin Electric

Bainville Fire Department

Each year at our Annual Meeting, we share a video focused on different facets of cooperative social responsibility at Basin Electric and in our … [Read more...]

Unexpected treasure found buried in Montana co-op’s closet

When Scott Westlund, member services manager for Sheridan Electric Cooperative, a Basin Electric Class C member in Medicine Lake, Montana, looked in … [Read more...]

Montana Limestone county fair purchases benefit kids, the hungry, and the disabled

Visiting the state fairs along the Montana/Wyoming state line is an annual tradition for representatives of Dakota Coal Company subsidiary Montana … [Read more...]

Lower Yellowstone REC features safety lessons at annual meeting

LYREC safety demonstration trailer

Lower Yellowstone REC, a Basin Electric Class C member headquartered in Sidney, MT, featured a safety demonstration trailer at their 81st annual … [Read more...]