BREAKING NEWS: New Manager Named to BEC

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Kevin Owens has been hired today as General Manager of

Beartooth Electric Cooperative, Inc.

On Tuesday afternoon, July 24, the Beartooth Electric Cooperative, Inc. (BEC) Trustees hired Kevin Owens as General Manager.

Owens said, “It gives me goose bumps even at my age. I thank you immensely. I’ve watched you folks. I feel very involved in what you folks have gone through, but to work hand in hand with you at the same table, is just an incredible honor for me. He has over 40 years experience and has served latest as General Manager for Columbia River P.U.D., in Oregon. He commences employment on Aug. 1.

More in Thursday's CCN.