White River Electric Association welcomed area contractors and employees from Rio Blanco County, the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office, the Town of Meeker and the Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation District to attend a high-voltage safety demonstration on Dec. 10 at the WREA crew shop.
RBC I The White River Electric Association Board of Directors approved the 2014 Rate Schedule at its regularly scheduled November board meeting, and it was decided that there will not be an increase in residential power rates for the year.
RBC | The early winter storm on Oct. 3 left branches laying in yards and along area streets. White River Electric Association asked Rio Blanco County to join in its clean-up of remaining downed tree limbs along Meeker’s streets on Monday and Tuesday.
MEEKER I Dustin Allen, an employee with White River Electric Association in Meeker, has successfully completed one of the most comprehensive training programs in the world for power line personnel. With his completed course, he joins Chris Stanworth (7-1-11), Nathan Pelloni (1-1-12), and Brett Berthelson (4-1-13) as journeyman line workers for WREA.
MEEKER | The public is invited to a retirement open house on Saturday in honor of retiring WREA General Manager Dick Welle.
MEEKER I Downtown Meeker will be buzzing from 11 a.m. to mid afternoon on Saturday as Mountain Valley Bank hosts its 10th annual Fall Festival with co-sponsors White River Electric Association (WREA) and the ERBM Recreation and Park District for the benefit of local non-profit fund-raising efforts.
RBC I White River Electric Association celebrated its annual stockholders’ meeting Sept. 11 at the Fairfield Community Center, also commemorating the Sept. 11 anniversary with a moment of silence and a patriotic theme.
MEEKER I Colorado’s not-for-profit electric cooperatives are deeply disappointed that Gov. Jon Hickenlooper chose to sign Senate Bill 13-252, which doubles cooperative renewable energy mandates with no additional time for compliance and raises electric rates for rural Coloradans when they can least afford it.
MEEKER I For the past 29 years, the White River Electric Association has brought employees, friends and business associates together for a fun, yet competitive five-person scramble golf tournament at Meeker Golf Course each June. On Friday, two of the 14 teams held a putt-off to determine the winner.