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...]

How Basin Electric’s retirement projections present opportunities for the next generation of employees

  In the next 10 years, 750 employees – almost one-third of the co-op’s existing workforce – will reach normal retirement age. Of this number, … [Read more...]

Montana members welcomed by Basin Electric membership

New Montana members map

Jan. 1, 2017, a set of new Basin Electric members in Montana started receiving power deliveries from Basin Electric. The votes on bylaws at … [Read more...]