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With your help, WREC invests in community — Next Dollar Foundation

By WREC Staff For 24 years, the Next Dollar Foundation has provided much-needed funding for vital community projects, including building and equipping medical centers, putting a roof over a swimming pool, lighting high school football fields, helping students go to college, opening a senior citizens center and starting a preschool. The Next Dollar Foundation invests […]

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Craft Bazaar and Light Parade Dazzle in West Wendover

By Dianna Troyer After moving to town in the fall of 2016, Brenda Claiborne decided something was missing from West Wendover’s holiday celebrations. There was the festival of Christmas trees, the city’s tree-lighting ceremony and an appearance by Santa on the city’s fire trucks, but Brenda felt one more dazzling event was needed to brighten […]

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Notice to WREC Members: A Word About Life Support Systems

The company (Wells Rural Electric Co.) will exercise reasonable diligence to furnish a continuous and sufficient supply of electricity to its member/owners and to avoid any shortages or interruption of delivery thereof. It cannot, however, guarantee complete freedom from interruption. The actual rules follow: The company will not be liable for interruption or shortage of […]

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YES Camp? Yes, Please

As part of Wells Rural Electric’s Commitment to Community, each summer local students participate in cooperative-operated leadership camps where they learn from renowned speakers, meet lifelong friends and engage in fun activities, such as water fights and ropes courses. Camps are open to high-school juniors in WREC’s service territory or whose parents or guardians are […]

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CEO’s Message – March 2019

Caring About Our Community Author Anthony J. D’Angelo observed that, “Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community.” D’Angelo’s thoughts reflect Wells Rural Electric Company’s philosophy toward our members and the broader community we serve. As a not-for-profit cooperative, we have a different “bottom line.” While our priority is always to […]