Colorado Country Life and Press Releases


Colorado Country Life

Keep up with San Isabel Electric news by reading the monthly edition of Colorado Country Life magazine, published by the Colorado Rural Electric Association, Inc. This colorful and engaging magazine keeps you in the know about energy industry news, feature stories, gardening tips, recipes and so much more.

As a Member of San Isabel Electric Association, Inc. you receive a complimentary copy of Colorado Country Life delivered to your mailbox each month.


Critical Maintenance Power Outage June 29

For immediate release: 8:00 a.m., Thursday, June 3, 2021 About 1,400 members in the Cuchara and surrounding areas will be without power for approximately eight hours on Tuesday, June 29. San Isabel Electric’s power supplier will be conducting critical maintenance that...

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Huerfano County’s only assisted living residence opening 2021

For immediate release: 12:00 P.M. - Thursday, May 13, 2021 Huerfano County’s only assisted living center is set to open this year. La Veta Village Inc. is currently renovating an old cheese factory into The Huerfano County Assisted Living Residence. This facility will...

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Pros and cons of heat pump water heaters

A major consumer of energy in today’s home is the water heater (11-15%). Electric heat pump water heaters (HPWH) are undeniably one of the most efficient types of water heater available, and they pay for themselves in two to three years. However, they may not be the...

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Electric vehicle charging accelerating in southern Colorado

For immediate release: 8:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 27, 2021 There are now at least 20 electric vehicle charging stations between the New Mexico state line and Pueblo West, thanks to the newest charging station located at George’s Drive Inn. The charging station at...

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SIEA announces scholarship recipients

For immediate release: 12:00 p.m. Thursday, April 15, 2021 San Isabel Electric will award their first ever Continued Education and First-to-Attend Scholarships this year. The Continued Education Scholarship is awarded to students who have been out of high school for a...

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New Peaks to Prairie Community Center Opening Soon

For immediate release: 12:00 p.m. – Thursday, March 18, 2021 The Sangre de Cristo Volunteers for Community are in the midst of renovating a former golf clubhouse in Colorado City into the new Peaks to Prairie Community Center and trailhead. It is expected that...

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Winter storm-related power outage affecting members

For immediate release:  4:00 P.M. – Wednesday, March 17, 2021  Cause of outages: Unknown  Meters out: Approximately 400  Major restoration efforts are underway to restore winter weather outages. Thank you for your patience. We know how frustrating it is to not have...

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March Winter Storm Outages

For immediate release: 8:00 AM – Wednesday, March 17, 2021 Winter weather is causing a power outage to San Isabel Electric members in the Stonewall, Tercio, Monument Lake, Wet Canyon and surrounding areas affecting approximately 800 meters as of 7 a.m. on Thursday,...

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Paris Elliott, Communications Manager