Stories tagged: Avista
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 5, 2018, 11:40 p.m.
Avista Development will unveil plans Tuesday for its Catalyst project in Spokane’s University District, including a construction timeline, design details and prospective tenants.
Sat., Feb. 3, 2018
Before the Avista sale to Hydro One, a Canadian company, is approved, several questions should be answered for us, the ratepayers, and the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 4:11 p.m.
Avista customers will pay less for natural gas this winter as a result of lower wholesale prices.
Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, 5:34 p.m.
The proposed sale of Avista Corp. to a Canadian utility received approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission last week.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 3:44 p.m.
The Spokane Park Board on Thursday voted unanimously to authorize consideration of a sale option on 50 acres of private property that was partially bulldozed to build an illegal road …
Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 6:30 a.m.
If the recent cold snap has your furnace running constantly, take heart. Local residents could get a modest break on their heating bills this winter from lower natural gas prices.
Sun., Dec. 31, 2017
No quick list could adequately sum up the awesome, horrifying, beautiful and frustrating events of 2017. But some stories stand out for their scale and impact on the city, the …
Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 5 a.m.
The Kalispel Tribe of Indians has created its own electric utility to serve its expanding casino-hotel complex in Airway Heights.
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
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 …
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
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 …
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.