Instead of raising fares, Spokane Mayor C.M. Fassett said that increased ridership might soon solve the financial woes of Spokane streetcar companies.
Senate Republicans’ maneuver gave Gov. Jay Inslee a win just as he was announcing his run for president.
Avista will ask regulators in Washington, Idaho and Oregon to approve higher rates for electricity and natural gas that would take effect in early 2020.
Wednesday’s decision by the two companies came after regulators in Washington and Idaho denied approval of the $5.3 billion sale of the Avista to the Canadian utility.
Oregon regulators have halted their review of Avista’s proposed $5.3 billion sale to Hydro One Ltd., after the transaction was denied in Washington and Idaho.
Spokane Community College canceled classes Monday due to a campuswide power outage. A post on the school’s Facebook page said classes would resume on Tuesday.
Washington state regulators have declined to reconsider the proposed sale of Avista Corp. to Toronto-based Hydro One Ltd.
Avista Corp.’s proposed $5.3 billion sale to a Canadian utility took another hit Thursday, when a second state moved to block the sale.
Washington regulators erred when they blocked Avista Corp.’s sale to Hydro One Ltd. by exaggerating the political risks to Avista’s customers from the province of Ontario’s ownership in Hydro One, the two companies argued Monday.
Setting up a public entity to buy Avista may be unprecedented and definitely faces obstacles.
Wed., July 19, 2017, 3:06 p.m.