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December 8, 2018 | News
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For Tim Hafen, it began in 1951 with a 25-foot trailer and no running water

By John M. Glionna In those hard-bitten early days, what a hungry Tim Hafen dreamed about most was something as simple as a hamburger and milkshake. The year was 1951, and Tim was a rangy 19-year-old cowboy who had grown up on a dairy farm in Mesquite. Then his father got the chance to buy 840 acres across the mountains…




December 8, 2018 | News
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Employees encouraged to do their part

By Vern Hee As part of its emphasis on the Seven Cooperative Principles, Valley Electric Association encourages its employees to become involved in the communities it serves and to lend a hand wherever they can. VEA and its employees try to do their part to assist efforts like cleaning up the desert, giving a boost to down-and-out veterans or collecting…




November 19, 2018 | Media Coverage
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Meet and greet with Co-op's new leader

Pahrump, NV (Nov. 19, 2018) — Valley Electric Association Chief Executive Officer Angela Evans will visit the communities in VEA territory to talk with members and answer questions about the Cooperative. Evans plans to travel throughout the district starting in the first week of December in what is being billed as a “meet and greet” with Valley’s CEO. “As Valley…




October 30, 2018 | News
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VEA Spotlight
Prepare your home for cooler weather

By Vern Hee Winter is just around the corner. We will soon put away shorts and sunscreen and break out our favorite sweaters and coats. We also have to prepare our homes for the cool-down. Valley Electric Association’s vast service area receives varying amounts of snow, but the air can have a bite everywhere with the mercury dropping well below…




October 8, 2018 | News
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It is time to review home fire safety with your family

October is National Fire Prevention Month, and Valley Electric Association Journeyman Lineman Aaron Fritz and Apprentice Lineman Aaron Schneider performed safety demonstrations at a Home Deport Fire Safety workshop on Oct. 6. VEA Line Crew Superintendent Tim Dunlap praised the two linemen for a job well done. “I wanted to give these men a big shout out, for they did…




October 5, 2018 | News
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Interim CEO gets nod after nationwide search

Pahrump, Nev. (Oct. 5, 2018) – Angela Evans of Valley Electric Association has been named CEO of the Cooperative, VEA Board President Ken Derschan announced today. Evans has served as Interim CEO since replacing the previous CEO, who left the company in early May. “We are confident in Angela’s leadership and vision to serve the best interest of Valley’s members,…




October 4, 2018 | News
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Pahrump, NV (October 2, 2018) — Valley Electric Association, Inc., will roll out a new payment kiosk in Sandy Valley on Oct. 8 with Beatty and Amargosa soon to follow. Each payment kiosk will be located at the local VEA warehouse. In Sandy Valley the VEA warehouse is on 1150 Quartz Ave, in Amargosa 33 S. Power Line Rd. and…




September 27, 2018 | Media Coverage
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September 27, 2018 WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) today with U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) led a bipartisan group of senators in writing a letter urging U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue to designate a high cost set aside within the e-Connectivity Pilot Program established in the Consolidated Appropriations Act to reach rural and geographically challenged areas…




September 11, 2018 | News
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Letter From the CEO

A lot goes in to delivering reliable, affordable power to members, and the cost of power tops that list. I want to share with you a little bit about the process of purchasing energy in this month’s column to give you a better understanding of how we have managed to keep energy prices stable for so long. As it is…




August 15, 2018 | News
Tonopah Airport is slated to receive nearly half the grant dollars distributed to the state’s rural airports with $2.36 million coming to reconstruct and rehabilitate its taxiways

John L. Smith Like most elected officials in Nevada, U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto still drives to most of her visits to the state’s small towns and rural outposts. But as an active member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, she also realizes the importance of the state’s network of rural airports, which help facilitate everything from…




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