Manager's Message

CEO’s Message — August 2020

Respecting Each Other I have had many conversations recently with community members, employees, and your Board of Directors. The conversations centered around our communities, as well as the country and the world. Clearly, there are differing opinions on what a public organization such as Wells Rural Electric Co.’s responsibility is during such challenging times. As […]

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CEO’s Message — June 2020

Nominations for Board of Directors to Open Nominations for four seats on the Wells Rural Electric Co. Board of Directors open Monday, June 8. Director seats subject to election are held by incumbents Gerald (Jerry) Anderson, Lois Nannini, Bruce Widmer, and Kirk Dahl. Nominations must be made on the 2020 Board of Directors Election Nomination […]

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CEO’s Message — May 2020

Taking Care of Our Community Metropolis wasn’t always a ghost town. At its peak in 1912, Metropolis boasted 700 residents, a brick high school, a railroad depot, and the finest hotel between Salt Lake City and Reno. Eleanor Hasenkamp Holland was a schoolteacher who left behind a wonderful collection of photographs detailing life in that […]

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CEO’s Message — April 2020

Together, We Shall Overcome For more than 60 years, Wells Rural Electric Co. has taken pride in fulfilling our mission to provide safe, reliable, affordable and carbon-free electricity to our members. As our lives and society have changed immeasurably in that time, I’m constantly reminded that here, in rural Nevada, we still look out for […]

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CEO’s Message — March 2020

$883 Billion Is a Lot of Money Census data helped 55 federal agencies decide where to spend $883,094,826,042 in 2016. That same year, Nevada received $6,219,293,623, which funded federal programs including education, rural health care, housing, transportation, Community Development Block Grants, adoption assistance and many, many more. For comparison, total state tax collections in 2016 […]