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KSL+: Electricity is finally running to Westwater

Sep 22, 2022, 5:15 PM

WESTWATER, Utah — After decades of darkness and empty promises, the lights are finally on in the Navajo (Dine) community of Westwater—one of the last places in the country to receive electricity.

What took so long? This week, we visit the small community just west of Blanding, to answer that question and to talk to the people who are impacted and the leaders who helped make it happen.

Small Navajo Nation community gets electricity in their neighborhood

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