Community Articles

Trimming Trees Around Power Lines

We all love trees. We know everyone in our communities enjoys the beauty and shade trees provide. However, trees and power lines are a dangerous mix without regular trimming during the growing season. If you see us out in the community trimming, remember the many...

2021 Annual Coloring Contest

These are the winners of the 2021 coloring contest. Each winner in the 2-12 age groups received a $10 Walmart gift card. Age 2-Lydia T Age 3-Lucas C Age 4-Everly H Age 5-Ruth T Age 6-Maci R Age 7-Linnea W Age 8-Hailey M Age 9-Myles H Age 10-Mesa S Age 11-Paylin K Age...

It’s a Matter of (Co-op!) Principles Part 2

You may recall that last month, we touched on the first three Cooperative Principles, so this month, we’d like to tell you about the remaining four. The Cooperative Principles are essential to the co-op business model and benefit all members of the co-op. Autonomy and...

It’s a Matter of (Co-op!) Principles

ACE Hardware, State Farm, REI, Land O’Lakes and Meeker Cooperative Light & Power Association all share something in common: we’re all cooperatives. We may be in different industries, but we all share a passion for serving our members and helping our communities to...
Unplug With Meaningful Community Programs

Unplug With Meaningful Community Programs

Most adults have a vague memory of a time when “checking for messages” meant listening to an answering machine. We carried on with our days without relying on cell phones and managed just fine. But today, we are more connected than ever through our smart phones and...

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Find Your Location Number

Find Your Location Number

It has been an electric cooperative member tradition from the beginning, to look for your location number hidden among the pages and articles of the Meeker Cooperative Pioneer. As we transition to a new Pioneer format and posting articles online, we continue with this...

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Let’s Connect!

Let’s Connect!

When we say that we live in a “connected” world, most of us think about technology, like our smart phones and other devices and gadgets. But when you’re a member of an electric co-op (that’s you!), there’s so much more to being part of our connected co-op community....

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2020 Annual Coloring Contest

2020 Annual Coloring Contest

These are the winners of the coloring contest. Each winner in the 2-12 age groups received a $10 Walmart gift card. An Honorable Mention goes to June Johnson, 93, who loves to color! Sadie CAbby BHans KElla NGannon HBriecyn KBrekkeh JBrenna BLyla MBrayden VLaura AJune...

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Committed to a Co-op Culture for All

Committed to a Co-op Culture for All

Over the years, you’ve heard on why and how Meeker Cooperative Light and Power Association is different––because we’re a cooperative. Our business model sets us apart from other utilities because we adhere to seven guiding cooperative principles that reflect core...

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Electricity Brings Everyday Value

Electricity Brings Everyday Value

Even though we work in the energy industry, like most people, we still don’t think much about the electricity we use. We expect the lights to turn on when we flip the switch and the coffeemaker to work each morning. Because electricity is so abundant, we don’t think...

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