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Keep It Safe, Avoid Electrical Hazards

After spending long winter days indoors, most folks love to get outside in spring, even if just to do chores. But outdoor chores can bring electrical hazards. For example, ladders contacting power lines cause 9 percent of electrocution-related deaths each year, according to recent data from the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Landscaping, gardening and farming […]

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Annual Membership Meeting Thursday, March 16

Please Attend! Hood River Electric Cooperative 71st Annual Membership Meeting Thursday, March 16, 7 p.m. Community Building, Hood River County Fairgrounds The agenda includes: Election of three directors Operating reports Door prizes Dessert and coffee Hope to see you there! Correction: The CACHE annual meeting is Wednesday, March 15. The Hood River Electric Cooperative meeting […]

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Manager’s Message, November 2016

Dear Members, Last month, I announced my belief that an increase in Hood River Electric Cooperative’s retail electric rates would be needed in 2017. There are still several variables—the size and design of the expected wholesale power and transmission cost increases from the Bonneville Power Administration being the major ones—that need firming up before specific […]