Where does the cooperative spirit go from here?
Red Lodge, MT – News that Lower Valley Energy and Fall River Rural Electric Cooperative may
consolidate has electrified discussion for a third rural co-op: Beartooth Electric. Lower Valley and
Fall River jointly announced on January 20 they intend to investigate becoming one entity.
Lower Valley Energy (LVE), a co-op based in Afton, Wyoming, signed a three-year management
agreement with Beartooth at the end of 2014, with a provision that the two co-ops may take an