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2013 - News Articles

Following are news articles from 2013 regarding the Beartooth Electric. Please click on the file name to view.

Southern trustee removed from office, remaining co-ops take back the reins
December 5, 2013

Judge removes Southern Montana Electric Trustee; Board takes control
December 5, 2013

Southern hires attorney for bankruptcy case
December 4, 2013

Southern Bankruptcy trustee fired
November 27, 2013

Judge removes Trustee in surprise move
November 27, 2013

Bankruptcy judge given 6-month term extension
November 25, 2013

Trustee challenges removal in Southern bankruptcy
November 22, 2013

Judge signals that trustee for bankrupt Mont. co-op could remain in place despite objections
November 14, 2013

Bankruptcy judge hears case for removing Southern’s trustee
November 14, 2013

BEC fights back in Southern Bankruptcy
November 12, 2013​

Bankrupt co-op members seek to oust trustee, liquidate assets including Great Falls gas plant
November 12, 2013​

Southern’s trustee argues against removal from bankruptcy case
November 6, 2013​

Electric City Power close to closing for good
November 5, 2013​

Southern seeks return of money paid to some creditors before bankruptcy filing
November 1, 2013​

BEC fights back in Southern Bankruptcy
October 31, 2013​

Co-op ratepayers getting bad deal from bankruptcy
October 29, 2013​

Boyd deposition wasted co-ops' money
October 29, 2013​

Southern’s co-op members file liquidation plan
October 24, 2013​

Report finds no corruption: City releases a review of cooperative
October 17, 2013​

Southern bankruptcy moving into final stages
October 11, 2013​

Restoring BEC in its 75th year
October 3, 2013​

Long-awaited report short on shocks
October 3, 2013​

Judge won't halt trustee's bankruptcy plan
October 2, 2013​

Our opinion: Bankruptcy plan lacks fairness
October 2, 2013​

Beartooth Electric offers updates on bankruptcy, options during annual meeting
September 30, 2013​

Southern’s reorganization plan wins few friends
September 24, 2013​

Examination of Beartooth Electric postponed
September 24, 2013​

Four remaining SME co-ops sue bankruptcy trustee
September 23, 2013​

4 remaining electric co-ops want to quit SME
September 23, 2013​​

Outspoken, on the spot
September 13, 2013​​​​​

Southern Trustee to question BEC representative
September 11, 2013​​​​

Court grants Southern request to examine BEC reorganization plan
​September 11, 2013​​

Beartooth Electric to be examined on reorganization plan
​September 10, 2013​​

BEC reviews options on Southern Plan
​September 4, 2013​​

BEC explains reorganization plan filed by court-appointed Southern trustee
August 28, 2013​​

Risk and high rates in Southern plan, says BEC
August 28, 2013​​

Electric City Power Hangover
August 24, 2013​​​

Trustee proposes reorganization plan for Southern co-op
August 24, 2013​​​

Judge denies electric co-ops liquidation
August 8, 2013​​​

Judge denies Southern's liquidation
August 8, 2013​​​​​

Electricity options to be weighed: Obtaining new power supplier on city agenda
August 5, 2013​​​

Motion to liquidate denied
August 4, 2013​​​

The Women Behind the Power Surge
July 31, 2013​​​

Southern's Road to Ruin: Boyd discusses BEC motion joinder
July 25, 2013​​

Beartooth joins motion to liquidate Southern
July 18, 2013​​

Beartooth joins motion to liquidate Southern Montana Electric
July 9, 2013​​

Possible debt settlement proposed by Southern
July 2, 2013​​

Southern adjourns hearing for valuation of contracts
July 2, 2013​​

City pays $2.5 million to escape Southern
June 30, 2013​​​

Bankruptcy case lurches on: SME settlement discussions heat up
June 29, 2013​​​

Southern bankruptcy discussions heat up
June 29, 2013​​​

Rural Montana - June 2013
June 23, 2013​​​​

BEC member calls for Southern liquidation
June 5, 2013​​​​

BEC looks for options out of Southern, awaits valuation hearing
June 5, 2013​​​​

$2.5 million to Southern as soon as next week
June 3, 2013​​​

Member calls for liquidation of troubled electric cooperative
May 31, 2013​​​

Judge approves Great Falls settlement with SME
May 30, 2013

Power plant value: $39M
May 18, 2013​​​

City settlement moves forward
May 10, 2013​​​

BEC soldiers on
May 8, 2013​​​

Rapelje meeting addresses Beartooth co-op future
May 7, 2013​​​

On our minds: Electricity
May 2, 2013​​​

Quote of the Week
May 2, 2013​​​​

City votes to leave power business
May 1, 2013​​​​

City eyes crucial SME vote
April 29, 2013​​​​

City should sign settlement proposal
April 29, 2013​​​

Great Falls eyes deal to sever ties with power co-op
April 26, 2013​​​

Tentative SME deal reached: Agreement would sever city's relationship with co-op
April 26, 2013​​​

Great Falls To Pay Millions in Bankrupcy Deal
April 26, 2013​​​

Co-op's assets worth very little, trustee says
April 22, 2013​​​​

Montana power co-op trustee fights $46M claim
April 21, 2013​​​​

Bankruptcy judge OKs motion to keep Southern reorganization details secret
April 21, 2013​​​​

City officials say little after closed session on SME bankruptcy
April 17, 2013​​​​

Beartooth Electric Co-operative and the Southern Challenge Explained
April 10, 2013​​​​

BEC members want more information on bankruptcy
April 6, 2013​​​​

Members turn out for meeting in Reed Point
April 4, 2013​​​​

BEC meeting addresses letter
April 3, 2013​​​​

Yellowstone Valley co-op; Southern to part ways
March 27, 2013​​​​

Beartooth Electric Co-op hosts local meetings
March 27, 2013​​​​

SME likely to be able to keep reorganization plan secret
March 26, 2013​​​​

Beartooth members discuss uncertain future and trustee petition
March 26, 2013​​​​

City still to receive data under pact
March 26, 2013​​​​

Public not served by secrets in SME bankruptcy
March 25, 2013​​​​

Judge: Montana power co-op likely can keep secrets
March 25, 2013​​​​

Confidentiality hearing Tuesday in Billings
March 24, 2013​​​​

Yellowstone Valley Electric Co-op members get annual update
March 18, 2013​​​​

Critics chafe at commission: Officials targeted for vanishing to meet
March 8, 2013​​​​

Southern trustee files for protective order, Beartooth Electric Coop. opposes
March 7, 2013​​​​

City may be off hook for power plant expenses
March 3, 2013​​​​

City raps trustee for secrecy move
February 28, 2013​​​

Bankruptcy plan leaves BEC hanging
February 27, 2013​​​

SME Reorganization plan short on facts
February 25, 2013​​

Beartooth Co-op trustees describe bankruptcy plan as ‘totally inadequate’
February 22, 2013​​

Beartooth receives proposed bankruptcy plan
February 20, 2013​​

Plan filed to save bankrupt power co-op
February 18, 2013​​

Officials question plan for bankrupt co-op
February 18, 2013​​

Bankrupt electric co-op files reorganization plan
February 18, 2013​​​

Is electricity a "good" under the Bankruptcy Code
February 11, 2013​​​

PPL may sell Montana dams, power plants
​February 9, 2013​​​

Electric deregulation story continues
​February 9, 2013​​​

BEC attends mandatory Southern Settlement Conference
​February 6, 2013​​​

Great Falls faces costly trial in bankruptcy court
​February 4, 2013​​​

BEC Update
January 30, 2013​​​

Southern/SME Summary
January 20, 2013​​​​

Southern, Yellowstone Valley Electric Co-op strike a deal
January 19, 2013​​​​​

Recent Court Pleadings in the Southern Bankruptcy Case
January 13, 2013​​​​​

Bankruptcy Judge allows BEC to go forward with complaint
January 9, 2013​​​​​

Extracting Great Falls from energy muck - OUR OPINION
January 6, 2013​​​​​

Shining a Light on BEC in 2012
January 2, 2013​​​​​

SME members - including city of Great Falls - face nail-biting year Power co-op's bankruptcy case may be entering final year
​January 1, 2013​​​​​

 

 

 

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