Recent Co-op News

Photo of Scott Fisher and Connie Krull

Trustees Earn Credentials

Two Benton REA Trustees recently earned credentials in the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association Director Certificate Program. Scott Fisher, Trustees of District 6, earned his Credentials Cooperative Director Certificate (CCD) in October, 2017. This is the first of three tiers in NRECA's Director Certificate Program. Fisher was elected by the...
Babe Rolph-Standby Operator-talks on vintage phone (Benton REA archives)

You Got a New Number? We Didn’t Know.

We understand that your electric utility isn't the first thing on your mind when you change your phone number or mailing address. But, by keeping your contact information up-to-date with Benton REA, you can take full advantage of the benefits of your cooperative membership. With correct information, our staff is...
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...