Remembering Our Roots

October is National Cooperative Month. Here’s a quick look at some of our first members.

Black and white photo of a woman washing dishes in a sink.
Northern Lights Inc. began providing electric power to area homes in 1935. For the first time, this allowed area residents to retire their manual water pumps for the convenience of running water.
Black and white photo of an older woman and man looking at appliances in a kitchen.
In the early 1960s, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Grush consider options in electric appliances once power was extended to the Yaak Valley.