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The importance of self-sufficiency, pride in one’s community, focus on innovation, power of voice, and connection with the environment are all issues that are interwoven into the fabric of the places we serve. Join us at Ruralite Services’ Annual Meeting on Friday, May 4, at 10:30 a.m. as we discuss how we can best explore the future together.

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Most people know the nation’s 117,600 lineworkers are on call around the clock. But how heavy are their tools? What’s the record time set for rescuing a hurt man from the top of a pole? Did you know linework is so dangerous, lineworkers wear two sets of gloves to stay safe? We are honoring line heroes by sharing little-known facts.

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Ethan Rocke Joins the Team

Ethan Rocke Joins the Team


Posted By on Feb 21, 2018

Ruralite is pleased to introduce the newest addition to its team of talented editors, Ethan Rocke. Ethan, a New York Times bestselling author and an award-winning photographer and filmmaker, joins us as an Assistant Editor.

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Breaking the News

Breaking the News


Posted By on Jan 31, 2018

You need to get the word out. But how can you pitch a story to catch a reporter’s interest? A longtime news desk guardian—Ruralite Editor Leon Espinoza was at The Seattle Times for 27 years before joining Ruralite—shares his tips for ways to get your story shared.

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Utilities do MORE than connect consumers to energy. We make life better in the communities we serve. But how can we get that message across and successfully engage consumers in the value of public power? Ruralite Services teamed up with the Northwest Public Power Association to create free communication tools with a clear message: More Powerful Together.

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