Stories tagged: Avista
Tue., July 20, 2010
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 …
Tue., July 13, 2010
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 …
Mon., July 12, 2010, 5:39 p.m.
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.
Fri., July 2, 2010, 10:04 a.m.
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.
Mon., June 28, 2010, 1 p.m.
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.
Mon., June 21, 2010, 2:39 p.m.
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.
Mon., June 21, 2010, 9:40 a.m.
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 …
Tue., June 15, 2010
Avista Corp. will hold a meeting tonight to discuss work at Nine Mile Dam and reservoir.
Thu., June 10, 2010, 4:53 p.m.
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 …
Wed., June 9, 2010
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 …
Wed., June 9, 2010
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.
Tue., June 8, 2010, 5:17 p.m.
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.
Tue., June 8, 2010, 8 a.m.
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.
Mon., June 7, 2010
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 …
Thu., May 20, 2010
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 …
Wed., May 19, 2010, 9:43 p.m.
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 …
Fri., May 7, 2010
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 …
Thu., May 6, 2010, 8:44 a.m.
El Niño weather patterns took a bite out of Avista Corp.’s first quarter earnings.
Fri., April 23, 2010
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 …
Thu., April 22, 2010, 4:56 p.m.
A bunch of the cutest little cars you’ve ever seen were parked outside Spokane City Hall on Thursday for a special occasion.
Wed., April 7, 2010
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 …
Sat., April 3, 2010
The Shadowy St. Joe River is losing its signature shade trees. Hundreds of cottonwoods that once lined natural levees along the lower St. Joe River are gone. Uprooted by erosion, …
Thu., April 1, 2010
Avista Chairman and CEO Scott Morris earned $3 million in total compensation last year, the utility reported Wednesday. Morris has held Avista’s top executive job since Jan. 1, 2008. Compensation …
Wed., March 31, 2010, 10:26 a.m.
Avista Chairman and CEO Scott Morris earned $3 million in total compensation last year, the utility reported today.
Mon., March 29, 2010
It’s a good thing Dan Kolbet is thick-skinned. Because he is “Dan_at_Avista,” the company’s social-media man who blogs and tweets about his company, and wades into the vitriol of online …
Wed., March 24, 2010
Avista Utilities is seeking to raise the price of electricity and natural gas for its customers in both Washington and Idaho. The requested rate hike would add $10.62 to the …
Tue., March 23, 2010, 5:11 p.m.
Avista is seeking to raise the price of electricity and natural gas through a series of rate filings. For the average Avista ratepayer in Eastern Washington, the request amounts to …
Fri., March 5, 2010
The Spokane Neighborhood Action Program will take energy assistance calls for one more Saturday before spring, the agency announced this week.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2010, 2:56 p.m.
Avista Corp. will ask Washington and Idaho regulators for permission to raise utility rates by early next year. The Spokane-based company plans to file “rate cases” with both state’s public …
Thu., Feb. 18, 2010
Avista Corp. will delay construction of a 50-turbine wind farm near Reardan until at least 2014, citing the high costs associated with harnessing energy from the wind. Avista had planned …