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  • Tests will temporarily dry up river channel

    Beginning tonight at sunset, water flows in the north channel of the Spokane River downtown will be stopped as Avista tests an “aesthetic flows program” and works to remove rock …


  • Inspection and scales moving to fast lane

    A $6.7 million Washington port of entry and weigh station complex under construction along Interstate 90 at the Idaho state line will provide nonstop service to many truckers, Department of …


  • Avista changing power line operation

    Avista Corp. is making temporary changes to its power line operations as a result of dry conditions and wildfire risk.


  • Dry conditions prompt Avista power-line changes

    Avista Corp. is making temporary changes to its power line operations as a result of dry conditions and wildfire risk.


  • Wise Words with Randy Barcus

    Randy Barcus, chief economist for Avista, is known for delivering economic forecasts in language everyone can understand. He did just that in a Wise Words interview with Rebecca Nappi of …


  • Avista profit dips slightly in second quarter

    Avista Corp. saw its profit decline slightly in the second quarter, the Spokane energy company said today. The results primarily are due to an increase in interest expense, other operating …


  • City of Spokane to pay $125,000 in lawsuit over blast

    A natural gas explosion that burned the owners of a heating and air conditioning business in 2005 will cost the city of Spokane $125,000. The Spokane City Council voted 6-0 …


  • Avista rates could increase in Idaho by Oct. 1

    Avista’s Idaho customers could see a 6.6 percent hike in their electric bills by Oct. 1, along with a corresponding 1.9 percent hike in natural gas rates.


  • Gas leaks erupt in Cheney, North Spokane

    A break in a one-inch gas line has caused evacuations and a street closure in downtown Cheney, while North Spokane fire crews went to Little Spokane Drive on a second …


  • Avista plans summer dam work

    Avista Utilities will begin work today on several dam projects along the Spokane River in the downtown Spokane area. The highly visible work will involve a crane near the Monroe …


  • Long Lake dead fish creating quite a stink

    At Long Lake, hundreds of dead carp are washing up on beaches, collecting under docks and creating a stink for residents living along the 24-mile reservoir. “If you’re water-skiing on …


  • Dead carp washing up at Long Lake

    At Long Lake, hundreds of dead carp are washing up on beaches, collecting under docks and creating a stink for residents living along the 24-mile reservoir.


  • Spokane River closed in Post Falls area

    Boating and swimming will remain prohibited in the Spokane River between the Spokane Street Bridge and the Post Falls Dam during the holiday weekend, Avista officials said today.


  • Power restored in Deer Park area

    Electricity has been restored to the 3,200 Avista customers in the Deer Park area who were without power for about two hours this afternoon.


  • Power restored in Deer Park area

    Electrical power has been restored Deer Park area this afternoon. Avista Utilities reported that the outage that started at 2:09 p.m. initially affected nearly 1,900 customers.


  • Avista to open Post Falls dam gates

    Avista Corp. will open additional gates at the Post Falls Dam today after heavy rains have caused the water level on Coeur d’Alene Lake to rise. The utility won’t open …


  • Meeting will discuss work at Nine Mile Dam, reservoir

    Avista Corp. will hold a meeting tonight to discuss work at Nine Mile Dam and reservoir.


  • Avista: Power restored on West Plains

    Power has been restored to about 4,800 customers on the West Plains, according to Avista’s website. The outage was reported at 4:15 p.m. today. The cause has not yet been …


  • State seeks fine in gas explosion

    State regulators say Avista Corp. should be fined in excess of $1.1 million for a December 2008 natural gas explosion in Odessa that injured two people and destroyed property. Avista …


  • Animal may have triggered outages

    Nearly 6,000 Avista Utilities customers were without power Tuesday morning when fuses blew at a substation near Francis Avenue and Cedar Street on Spokane’s North Side.


  • Regulators recommend Avista be fined over explosion

    State regulators say Avista Corp. should be fined in excess of $1.1 million for a December 2008 natural gas explosion in Odessa that injured two people and destroyed property.


  • Blown fuse left nearly 6,000 without power early today

    Nearly 6,000 Avista Utilities customers were without power this morning when fuses blew at a substation near Francis Avenue and Cedar Street on the North Side of Spokane.


  • Avista wants to expand program

    Avista Utilities is asking the Idaho Public Utilities Commission to allow an increase in the size of customer-owned power generation projects that qualify for the company’s net metering program. Avista …


  • Outrage over bill crosses a line

    A Coeur d’Alene man who owns a historic bed and breakfast was taken into custody by police Wednesday after threatening Avista Corp. employees over the phone when a serviceman delivered …


  • Forceful storm blows into Inland Northwest

    Police and fire crews were sent scrambling Wednesday night responding to dozens of reports of downed power lines and trees caused by an evening storm that swept across Eastern Washington …


  • Weather put crimp in Avista’s 1Q earnings

    El Niño weather patterns took a bite out of Avista Corp.’s first-quarter earnings. “We had a challenging first quarter because our region experienced one of the warmest January-to-March periods on …


  • Warm weather stifles Avista’s earnings

    El Niño weather patterns took a bite out of Avista Corp.’s first quarter earnings.


  • Drivers can get charge at City Hall

    A bunch of the cutest little cars you’ve ever seen were parked outside Spokane City Hall on Thursday for a special occasion. Mayor Mary Verner took advantage of the 41st …


  • Spokane unveils electric car charging station

    A bunch of the cutest little cars you’ve ever seen were parked outside Spokane City Hall on Thursday for a special occasion.


  • Utility chooses a wireless network

    Spokane-based Avista Utilities will install Tropos Networks’ wireless network as one of the key parts of its “smart grid” system, the company announced Tuesday. Tropos, based in Sunnyvale, Calif., will …

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