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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

12,000 left without power in Coeur d’Alene

The Washington state Utilities and Transportation Commission earlier this year ordered Avista to refund $8.4 million to customers. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

Power outages spread across Coeur d’Alene Monday night leaving approximately 12,000 customers without electricity.

The first outage was reported at about 5 p.m., according to Avista’s website. It was due to a tree on a power line.

The other four outages were all reported at about 6:30 p.m. and are under investigation by Avista.

Power for all five outages is estimated to be restored at about 9:15 p.m..