Letter to the Editor
Preserving our voices on power supply matters
October 7, 2020
In the west, we do best when we start locally. Take governance and the bottom-up approach that serves us well in our school districts, our town councils and county commissions and is reflected in those who represent our communities in our statehouses. Each of us has a voice.
In our rural communities, people come together locally through not-for-profit, member-owned and member-governed electric cooperatives to voice their needs and opinions on how they are served power. Therefore, it may come as a surprise that electric cooperatives like ours, spanning four states, valuing local, democra...