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Photo contest winner for March 2014

Cora White of Boise City submitted March’s winning photo for the theme seasons. She received an Oklahoma Living magazine 65th Anniversary Prairie Flavors Cookbook for her submission.

Cora White's winning photo

The photo’s title is ‘Rainy Season.’ Its description is ‘the low water crossing entering Lake Carl Etling at sunset the first time the water came down in the summer of 2013.’

TCEC employees raise money for hungry in Morton County

HOOKER, Okla. (Feb. 18, 2014) – Tri-County Electric Cooperative (TCEC) employees recently raised more $1,000 to donate to area foods banks within the TCEC service territory. TCEC matched employee donations making the total contribution more than $2,000. Employees gave generously making it possible to donate $543 to each of the four county food banks in Beaver, Cimarron, and Texas counties in Oklahoma and Morton County in Kansas.

Photo contest winner for February 2014

Lelayne Tapp of Boise City submitted February's winning photo for the theme seasons.

Lelayne Tapp's winning photo

Photo description: On a summer's day at Lake Carl Etling near Black Mesa State Park.

To learn more about the contest theme and entry details, visit photo contest.

Local Co-ops Contribute to YMCA

GUYMON, Okla. (Jan. 30, 2014) – Panhandle Telephone Cooperative, Inc. and Tri-County Electric Cooperative came together to donate $5,000 to help the Texas County Family YMCA’s annual fundraising campaign.

Beaver County First Responders See ‘Power Of Electricity’ In Person

HOOKER, Okla. (Jan. 29, 2014) – First responders put their lives on the line every time they respond to a call. Taking undue risk when it comes to electricity shouldn’t be part of the job. That’s why Tri-County Electric Cooperative (TCEC) provided a live line demonstration and meal to emergency responders of Beaver County Thursday, January 16 at the fairgrounds in Beaver.

CEO Letter To The Editor: EPA Regulations Could Spell Higher Rates

Jan. 20, 2014

I am concerned about the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recent proposals and their potential impact on the rates you pay for electricity.  I hope all TCEC members will stand with me and submit comments to the EPA today during the 60-day comment period.

I am disappointed—but not surprised—the Administration officially abandoned an all-of-the-above energy strategy for a new, all-but-one approach which effectively removes coal from the nation’s fuel mix in the future. We need to balance energy needs with environmental concerns.

Photo contest winner for January 2014

Diane Murphey of Goodwell submitted January’s winning photo for the theme seasons.

Diane Murphey's winning photo

Photo description: Bobwhite quail hiding in yucca after a snowstorm.

To learn more about the contest theme and entry details, visit photo contest.


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