Stories tagged: Avista
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 8, 2017, 10:30 a.m.
Spokane Community College canceled classes Friday as a result of a power outage. The outage was reported about 9:30 a.m. Avista reports that 364 customers are affected by it.
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 6 a.m.
A local public-private-university collaboration called Urbanova is using street lamps to shed light air pollution.
Tue., Nov. 28, 2017
Idaho state regulators will take public comments Tuesday on requested rate increases by Avista Corp.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 4:56 p.m.
With little fanfare, Avista Corp.’s shareholders approved the sale of the 128-year-old company to Hydro One Ltd. on Tuesday. The sale is expected to be final in August.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 10:04 a.m.
The city has been selling the extra energy produced at its Waste-to-Energy plant on the West Plains since it opened in 1991. A change in state law requiring utilities to …
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017
The proposed sale of Avista Corp. to Hydro One for $5.3 billion would chart new territory for customers of the Spokane-based utility. Next week’s shareholder vote is a major milestone …
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017
On Nov. 21, Avista shareholders will vote on whether to approve the company’s sale to Hydro One, an Ontario utility. Most of the ballots will be cast by large, institutional …
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017
Meet Mayo Schmidt, the former Miami Dolphin who leads Hydro One, the Canadian utility that’s buying Avista
Avista Corp.’s shareholders vote next week on Hydro One’s proposed $5.3 billion purchase of the Spokane utility. Scott Morris, Avista’s chairman and CEO, said the company has found the right …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 4:41 p.m.
If Avista Corp. is purchased by Canadian company Hydro One, customers of the Spokane-based utility will receive rate credits worth $31 million over the next decade.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 5:50 p.m.
Avista’s partial ownership in a coal-fired electric plant in Eastern Montana is likely to draw testimony at a Wednesday hearing in Spokane Valley. Utility customers can weigh in on Avista’s …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 1:43 p.m.
Acquisition costs related to Avista Corp.’s proposed purchase by Hydro One of Ontario led to lower third-quarter earnings for the Spokane-based utility.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
Parties involved in an Avista Utilities rate case have reached a settlement that reduces the utility’s requested rate increase for electric and natural gas service for Idaho customers.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 5:16 p.m.
Avista Utilities should be allowed to raise customers’ rates over the next three years, but by much smaller amounts than company officials proposed, Washington regulators’s staff members said Friday.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 6:51 p.m.
Avista’s natural gas customers in Washington will get a slight break on their bills beginning Nov. 1.
Mon., Oct. 23, 2017, 5:46 p.m.
Avista Corp. has reached a proposed settlement over its request to raise Idaho customers’ rates in 2018 and 2019.
Sat., Oct. 7, 2017, 2:53 p.m.
Avista Corp. has been issued a permit to build a $3.1 million fleet service building.
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 4:44 p.m.
Rates for Avista’s Idaho electric customers will increase slightly in October. The changes will increase a typical household’s bill by 2 percent.
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017
Avista is proposing to lower natural gas bills for Idaho customers by just over $1 per month, effective Nov. 1. Natural gas prices are adjusted each fall to take fluctuations …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
A power pole along Interstate 90 caught fire Monday and caused power lines to fall onto the highway near the Hamilton exit.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 10:49 a.m.
As spring ripened into summer, Avista Corp. entertained merger/purchase proposals from five prospective suitors. In recently released documents, the utility revealed the corporate courtship that led to its proposed $5.3 …
Tue., Sept. 12, 2017
Workers moved a large crane to the banks of the Spokane River near the Monroe Street Dam to move gravel and cobble that has clogged the dam’s intake structure.
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017
The Avista Foundation announced Wednesday it will receive its first individual endowment, courtesy of Avista Corp. CEO Scott Morris and his wife, Liz.
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 10:02 a.m.
Avista is asking Idaho regulators to approve a slight increase in natural gas rates, effective Nov. 1.
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 1:33 p.m.
Avista is asking Washington regulators for several rate adjustments that, if approved, would raise electric rates slightly and decrease natural gas rates.
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 10:41 a.m.
Avista’s top five executives made in excess of $10.5 million in 2016, and the company reported net income of $83.9 million in the first half of 2017.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 3:29 p.m.
Avista Utilities has restored power to about 1,400 customers that lost electricity Tuesday morning in northwest Spokane due a burned power pole.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 5:50 p.m.
Avista’s Idaho customers will have a chance to weigh in on proposed rate increases during an Aug. 31 workshop in Coeur d’Alene.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
For its eighth year, the Salvation Army has distributed backpacks and school supplies to Spokane families in need.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 11:48 a.m.
State regulators have turned down Avista Corp.’s request to collect $15 million in additional electric revenue from Washington customers.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 11:26 a.m.
Avista’s sale is a weighty decision, CEO Scott Morris said in a recent interview, but one he thinks history will look favorably on.