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Emergency preparedness may not always be on our minds, but it should be. Your electric cooperative cannot guarantee uninterruptible electricity supply. What steps can you take to be prepared in case of a power outage? Outages that are four hours or fewer are inconvenient, but usually don’t present a real emergency. As the outage extends […]

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2016 Annual Meeting Report

Submitted by Scott Laird The West Oregon Electric Cooperative (WOEC) Annual Meeting was held on Saturday, August 27 at the Cabin in Vernonia. Board of Directors President Robert VanNatta called the meeting to order and introduced the rest of the Board and special guests State Senator Betsy Johnson and State Representative Debra Boone, along with Guest […]

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Manager’s Message

Dear Members, Each May, we celebrate Electrical Safety Month. It’s a time we place a spotlight on ways we keep you, our members, safe. This year, we are focusing on how to keep safe after a storm rolls through. No matter the type of weather or damage to electrical equipment and infrastructure, resulting safety hazards […]

From left, music producer Jon Neufeld, recording engineer Adam Selzer and musician Steve Einhorn are part of the team bringing new life to Woody Guthrie’s collection of songs.
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Roll On Columbia

Northwest musician leads the charge to revive Woody Guthrie’s BPA songs By Scott Laird In 1941, American folk singer Woody Guthrie spent a month in the employ of the U.S. government. Woody was hired to write songs for a film to be produced by the Bonneville Power Administration to promote the advantages of public electric […]

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Bill Payment Options

As a reminder, meters are read on the 1st of each month. Bills will be generated on the 10th, ready on the 11th and due on the 27th of each month. West Oregon Electric offers convenient ways to pay your monthly electric bill. You can now manage and pay your account by signing up for Smart Hub, which will […]

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WOEC Holds Annual Meeting

By Scott Laird The West Oregon Electric Cooperative (WOEC) Annual Meeting was held on Saturday, August 27 at the Cabin in Vernonia. Board of Directors President Robert VanNatta called the meeting to order and introduced the rest of the Board and special guests State Senator Betsy Johnson and State Representative Debra Boone, along with Guest Speaker […]