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What is Beneficial Electrification?

If you’re like most Americans, you’re interested in saving money on energy costs and in doing your part to help the environment. But wouldn’t it be great if you could do both? Well, you can! It’s through a concept called “beneficial electrification.” This utility...

Your Directors and Legislators

Do you know who your Meeker Cooperative Board Director is? Do you know who your Representative or Senator is? Knowing your elected Director or Official is important. They represent you, and if you have ideas or questions about policies, you can contact them and...

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...

Prune Drying Brings in the Electric

At the turn of the twentieth-century, in Douglas County, Oregon, prunes were a big part of their local economy. Drying prunes took time and resources, but in the late 1930's, rural electrification spurred the way for shorter drying times and less wood-burning...
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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Who Owns What?

Who Owns What?

When it comes to electrical equipment and lines, it's a good refresher to know who owns which part of delivery system for electricity. The graphic below explains which part the Member Owned Cooperative is responsible for and which part members personally are...

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Notice to Meeker Co-Op Members Regarding COVID-19

Notice to Meeker Co-Op Members Regarding COVID-19

NOTICE TO MEEKER CO-OP MEMBERS REGARDING COVID-19 Meeker Cooperative is committed to the safety of its members and employees. As a result, we are closely following the guidelines of the Governor and CDC during this pandemic. As an essential service provider,...

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