Walther Farms Combines Hard Work and Smart Choices
Not all spuds are created equal. In fact, more than 1,000 varieties of potatoes are grown across the globe but there’s only one type suitable for potato chip production. Tri-State caught up with the crew at Walther Farms in Lisco Nebraska, a third-generation, family-owned chipping potato business operating in eight states.
Colorado Ranch Restores their Land Through Regenerative Ranching
In 1961, Dave and Kay James left California to live in Colorado and raise their children. They never could have guessed the impact James Ranch would have more than 60 years later.
LPEA Expands Equitable Access to Electrification Programs
As the beneficial electrification (BE) movement grows, no one should be left behind. La Plata Electric Association (LPEA) is taking action to ensure its consumers have the support they need to make the switch to BE. Their latest project involves Animas View Mobile Home Park, a member-owned residential community in Durango, Colorado.
Time-of-Use Program Saves Irrigators Thousands
Wheat Belt introduces the time-of-use (TOU) program for irrigators, which gives farmers the option to use energy at night and in the morning when energy is less expensive.
Closing the Gap: Gunnison County Electric Installs First DCFC on Colorado National Park Land
For the EV transition to be successful, drivers must have convenient, affordable and efficient charging stations available. They need to be able to charge at home, at work, in town and along highways and interstates as they travel. With that in mind, Gunnison County Electric Association (GCEA) has stepped up to meet the needs of EV drivers in their service territory.
GCEA and Rocky Mountain Biological Lab Make Research Easier to Access with eBikes
About four miles north of Mount Crested Butte, Colorado, down a winding dirt road lies what was once the mining town named Gothic. The idea of making it easier for residents to get to their field sites prompted RMBL's Admin Manager Katie Harper to investigate electric bikes.
Closing the Gap: Highline Electric Makes Big Move for Rural EV Charging
HEA and FreeWire have set up their latest charging technology at the Wagon Wheel Conoco just off the heavily traveled U.S. Interstate 76 near Julesburg, Colorado.
Co-op Camp Cooperative Youth Leadership Camp: Steamboat Colorado
Co-op Youth Leadership Camp near Steamboat Colorado is a once-in-a-lifetime experience available to 75 students each summer. Students from Colorado, Wyoming, Kansas, and Oklahoma make their way to Glen Eden Resort just north of Steamboat. Over five days they make new friends, listen to top speakers and learn about the electric cooperative model while enjoying the beauty of the Rocky Mountains.
Under the Lights
New Field Lighting for Akron, CO High School - It’s likely not the first thing on your mind when you pull into the parking lot at Akron High School. When visiting for a night game the average fan may not notice new field lighting but for the players, it’s quite literally a game-changer.