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K.C. Electric Association is a rural electric cooperative organized in 1946 to bring power to the Eastern Colorado plains, including rural areas and towns of Kit Carson, Cheyenne and parts of Lincoln Counties. As a not-for-profit electric cooperative, K.C. Electric is owned by the members that it serves. K.C. Electric's headquarters is located at 422 3rd Ave. in Hugo, Colorado; its operations center is located at 281 Main St. in Stratton, Colorado. Outpost offices are located in Cheyenne Wells and Flagler, Colorado. Office hours are Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Many K.C. Electric employees are customers as well. We know the importance of electricity in our homes, farms, and businesses. Our goal is to bring you quality, affordable and reliable electrical power. We are proud to serve you and we take our responsibility very seriously.

 

Our Mission

To provide our members with safe, reliable service at the lowest cost, while maintaining an environmentally responsible, accountable, and sustainable operation now and in the future.

 

 

Upcoming Regular Board Meeting of K.C. Electric:

 

4:00 p.m.

422 3rd Ave., Hugo, Colorado

             

Beginning September 1, K.C. Electric will no longer take credit card or check payments

over the phone.

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54th Annual Colorado’s Touchstone Energy Cooperative
Junior Livestock Sale Honors Colorado’s 4-H & FFA Youth

Over $10 Million Raised for Ag Youth in 36 Years

 

PUEBLO, Colo. – The 54thColorado’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Junior Livestock Sale at the Colorado State Fair accumulated approximately $502,525 from generous buyers supporting the state’s agricultural youth.

 

“For over 50 years, the Colorado State Fair Junior Livestock Sale has been the preeminent event for Colorado’s 4-H and FFA youth and this sale is a reflection of their hard work,” said State Fair General Manager Sarah Cummings. “We would like to thank and recognize the generous bidders who make this experience possible for Colorado’s agricultural youth. Without their patronage the sale could not be as successful as it has become.”

 

The Colorado’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Junior Livestock Sale is instrumental in supporting the future of Colorado’s agribusiness as it demonstrates the importance of raising quality livestock and the work required of those who pursue careers in agriculture.

 

In the last 36 years, the Sale has raised nearly $10.3 million for the youth involved in Colorado’s 4-H and FFA programs. In 2016, the JLS raised over $493,500.  

Congratulations to Tyka Scott of Burlington, CO for receiving reserve champion on her beef, which sold for $22,500.

                                                                   K.C. Electric is a proud sponsor of this event.

 

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Contest Question

(referenced in September's Colorado Country Life Magazine)

  Read the information about downed power lines to the left. 

Electricity can spread outward through the ground in a circular shape from the point of contact. As you move away from the center, large differences in voltages can be created. You can still be electrocuted!

If you are driving and see a downed power line across the road after a destructive storm, you should:

    A. Gun the engine to get across it quickly and call for help.

             B. Get out of the car and inspect the line to see if it is energized.

 C. Stay in your car, as far away as possible and call 911.

Email your answer to dblevins@kcelectric.coop.

The first two people with the correct answer will receive a check for $10 each.

  

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