UEC News


Q&A Regarding PPP and EIDL Funding

May 16, 2020

Greg Smith of UEC’s Business Resource Center Answers Common Questions on PPP and EIDL Funding Many business owners have applied for or received funds from the Paycheck Protection (PPP) and/or Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL). We have received the following questions and want to share information we hope will be helpful. Q: I have applied […]

Summer Program Cancellations Announced

May 12, 2020

Unfortunately, due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the following summer programs have been cancelled for 2020: Washington D.C. Youth Tour Idaho Youth Rally Hydromania Summer Science Camp We will be reaching out to participants to offer them attendance in 2021. We regret this but the health and safety of our participants is, as always, our […]

View The 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

April 23, 2020

We missed the opportunity to see you this spring at the Annual Meeting and appreciate those who took time to cast their ballot in the District election. Below is a video of the virtual Board Meeting held on April 18, 2020 at the Hermiston office headquarters. 2020 UEC Virtual Annual Meeting    

UEC Announces $100 Bill Credit Winners

April 22, 2020

Thank You UEC Members! Democratic, local control is a hallmark of rural electric cooperatives, and we appreciate the member involvement that occurs in our board elections. Your vote is your voice in shaping UEC. Thank you for helping us be the best member-owned cooperative possible. We missed the opportunity to see you this spring at […]

Business Resource Center Now Open

April 09, 2020

Area businesses needing assistance understanding how to apply for the federal Economic Injury Disaster Loan (including up to $10,000 grant) and the Paycheck Protection Program, now have a professional asset in the UEC Business Resource Center. The center opened April 9 at 1475 N. First St. in Hermiston. Staff include Emily Cecil as the lead […]

Board Candidate Information

April 06, 2020

Pursuant to Article II of the bylaws, Umatilla Electric’s service area is divided into seven districts. The members of each district elect a director to represent them for a three-year term. Elections are being held this year for Districts 5, 6 & 7. Ballots have been mailed to those district members who are qualified to […]

Watch Your Mail for Ballots in Districts 5, 6 and 7

March 30, 2020

Members in Districts 5, 6 and 7 will receive their Board of Directors election materials in the mail this week. District 5 includes the Wheatland, Butter Creek and Pilot Rock service area. District 5 is currently represented by Glenn Rohde. District 6 includes service area east and southeast of Pendleton, the Umatilla River/Weston Mountain area […]

Lobby Closed, UEC Open for Business

March 23, 2020

We’re open for business. Although our lobby hours in Hermiston and Boardman are currently suspended until further notice, we are staffed and working for you. Monday – Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Call us at (541) 567-6414 Visit our drive-thru’s during business hours to speak to a customer service representative 24 Hours a day […]

UEC Remains Open, Monitoring Safety Precautions

March 12, 2020

Umatilla Electric’s primary concern will always be the health and wellness of our members and employees. While doing business as usual, we are monitoring the status of public health concerns regarding COVID-19 and taking our lead from local, state and federal health authorities. Should it become necessary to take additional action, we will notify members […]