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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 […]

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Manager’s Message, August 2016

Dear Members, Having recently reported midyear financial and operating figures to your board of directors, I felt it would be a good time to update you as well. Prior to each fiscal/calendar year, I prepare projections of revenue and internal expenses for Hood River Electric Cooperative based on trends or averages from prior years. The […]

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Manager’s Message, June 2016

Dear Members, Since 1972, ratepayers of consumer-owned utilities in the Pacific Northwest, including Hood River Electric Cooperative, have spent nearly $16 billion to mitigate fish passage in our rivers. During this time, salmon returns have gone from approximately 500,000 to more than 2.5 million. In a 2009 review of the science supporting the federal salmon […]