Alan Michalewicz, new WREA manager, sees bright future

ALAN MICHALEWICZ

RBC I An affinity for small towns and an early interest in electricity have landed Alan Michalewicz as the new general manager of White River Electric Association, headquartered in Meeker.

WREA electric rates to increase

MEEKER I Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association of Denver, Colo., which supplies all of the power for White River Electric Association, Inc. (WREA), will be implementing a rate increase and change the way it bills the 44 member cooperatives effective Jan. 1, 2013.

Holiday splendor …

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White River Electric Association employees hang Christmas lights across Main Street in Meeker in preparation of the holiday season.

Drought demands extra measures at WREA

MEEKER I With the drought conditions and fire danger at historic levels around the state, White River Electric has implemented changes to its normal procedures in restoring power in the event of an electrical power outage.

Fishing is Fun

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Many parents brought their kids to Circle Park in Meeker for Youth Fishing Day, sponsored by the ERBM Recreation and Park District, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the local Lions Club, White River Electric Association and Wyatt’s Sports Center. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers instructed kids and gave them equipment to

Thorsby leads team to victory at WREA tourney

MEEKER — Twelve five-man teams and four women’s teams competed in the annual White River Electric Association’s invitational golf tournament last Friday at the Meeker Golf Course.

Stewart gets hole in one

MEEKER — While playing with friends during men’s night last week to practice for the upcoming White River Electric Tournament, Grant Stewart recorded his first hole in one.