Stories tagged: rates
Tue., July 15, 2014, midnight
Avista reaches deal on Idaho rates
Avista Utilities has reached a settlement to keep its base rates for Idaho customers unchanged through the end of 2015. The settlement, which still requires approval by the Idaho Public …
Thu., Feb. 7, 2013, midnight
Idaho PUC staff supports Avista’s proposal to hike rates
Avista Corp. would raise electricity and natural gas rates this year in Idaho under a new agreement under consideration by utility regulators. The company utility has 123,000 electricity and 75,000 …
Tue., April 3, 2012, midnight
Avista seeking increase in rates
Avista Corp. is seeking to charge its Washington customers more next year to offset the higher cost of delivering power and natural gas in Eastern Washington. It’s a trend that …
Fri., Dec. 16, 2011, 3:08 p.m.
Regulators approve Jan. 1 Avista rate increases
Avista Corp. will be allowed to raise rates on January 1, but not as much as the company requested. Washington state regulators have agreed to let Avista collect an additional …
Sat., Oct. 1, 2011, midnight
Settlement reduces Avista rate increase
Avista Corp. announced a multiple-party settlement Friday that could cut the amount of its proposed electric and gas rate hikes for Washington customers. Meanwhile, the Spokane-based utility has reached an …
Fri., Jan. 28, 2011, midnight
State regulator wants to limit health-plan rate increases
Washington state’s top insurance regulator seeks new authority to limit health-insurance rate increases among the largest carriers and make insurance rates open to public review. Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler announced …
Thu., Jan. 27, 2011, 1:10 p.m.
Kreidler wants to limit health-plan rate hikes
Washington state’s top insurance regulator seeks new authority to limit health insurance rate increases among of the largest carriers and make insurance rates open to public review.
Thu., Oct. 28, 2010, 3:54 p.m.
Higher rates approved as Avista announces earnings
Starting Nov. 1, Avista’s Washington customers will pay about $4.50 extra on their combined monthly gas and electric bills. The price hike is a result of higher wholesale natural gas …
Wed., March 24, 2010, midnight
Avista requests increase in gas, electricity rates, cites needed upgrades
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.
System upgrades behind rate-hike requests, Avista says
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., Oct. 30, 2009, midnight
Some of the chill coming out of Avista bills
A steady decline in natural-gas prices will mean lower energy bills for Avista Utilities customers in Washington and Idaho. Effective Sunday, Washington residential and small-business customers will see natural gas …
Mon., Aug. 31, 2009, 5:54 p.m.
Avista expects much lower gas rates
Avista Utilities natural gas customers in Idaho and Washington can expect a double-digit price cut when the Spokane utility submits new rate filings to regulators later this month, spokeswoman Debbie …
Wed., March 29, 1995, midnight
Ruling To Eliminate Some Long-Distance Tolls Expected Today
US West Communications has asked Washington regulators to approve plans that would eliminate long-distance tolls between Elk and Green Bluff. A separate filing by US West and PTI Communications also …
Fri., Jan. 27, 1995, midnight
Phone Deal Lowers Rates For Callers
FOR THE RECORD: (February 4, 1995): A Washington Utilities and Transportation action against International Pacific Inc. was undertaken before its acquisition last year by LDDS Communications Inc. An article in …
Wed., Jan. 11, 1995, midnight
Consumers Ring Up Bills For ‘Free’ Calls
Let the dialer beware: Seemingly innocent phone numbers with the “800” prefix have cost some unwary consumers hundreds of dollars. The National Better Business Bureau in Washington, D.C., has been …