People and Events

Nathan Cahoon and Taylor Smith

Local Students Bound for Washington, D.C.

Two area students have been selected to represent Benton REA on the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA) Electric Cooperatives Youth Tour, June 7-14, 2018, in Washington, D.C. Taylor Smith, a sophomore at Hanford High School, and Nathan Cahoon, a junior at Richland High School, will join several other students from Washington and Oregon on…

Hot Air balloons (including the Touchstone Energy Cooperatives balloon) taking off in Prosser Washington

301 Ride the Touchstone Energy Hot Air Balloon

301 visitors of the Great Prosser Balloon Rally, both young and old, enjoyed an experience of a lifetime as they took a tethered ride on the Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Hot Air Balloon sponsored by Benton REA. “I was amazed at the turnout,” stated Benton REA Board President Mike Freepons. “We only had to turn away…