Archive for OPALCO News: Events

Local Co-ops Join in Celebration of National Co-op Month

Monday, October 5th, 2015

The Orcas Food Co-op, San Juan Island Food Co-op and OPALCO have joined forces to bring the National Co-op Month celebration San Juan County. During the month of October, we are cooperatively offering family activities, co-op talks, film showings, goodies and a Gold Star Co-op Member checklist with prizes and a raffle drawing. Get the… READ MORE »

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OPALCO Member Comments Posted Online

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

OPALCO is listening. Of the 337 people who attended OPALCO’s 78th Annual Meeting, 54 members submitted questions and comments for staff to respond to. Member comments, questions and answers have been posted online in our Recently Asked Questions. All but four of those members have been contacted personally with a response (four did not give… READ MORE »

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OPALCO Honors Linemen for National Lineman Appreciation Day

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

The core strength of our Cooperative come from our linemen, those dedicated guys in the bright safety gear who drive the trucks, string the lines, monitor and repair our electrical grid to keep it safely running and the lights on in our homes and businesses. On Friday, April 17th, OPALCO GM Foster Hildreth visited each… READ MORE »

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OPALCO’s Election is Open!

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Check your mailbox for your member ballots and voting guide. Voting opened today (April 8th). Co-op members can vote one of three ways: online, by mail or in person at the Annual Meeting. Voting online is the preferred method; it is secure and it saves Co-op resources. A survey on this year’s ballot will ask… READ MORE »

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OPALCO Board Candidates Announced

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Our local member-owned electric cooperative, Orcas Power & Light Co-op, announces the slate of candidates for its Board of Directors. This is each member’s opportunity to influence who sets Co-op policies and rates. Every OPALCO member has the right to vote in each election, regardless of their home district, with one vote per membership. For… READ MORE »

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Lopezians Recognized for Lifesaving Efforts

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

On October 3, 2014, more than 50 people gathered at OPALCO’s Lopez Crew Station to celebrate Journeyman Lineman Kevin Zoerb’s return to work and to recognize the community members who helped save his life. On September 20, 2013, Zoerb was injured when he came into contact with a high voltage line. General Manager Foster Hildreth… READ MORE »

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