Stories tagged: avista
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 10, 2019
NorthWestern Energy said Tuesday it will seek regulatory permission to acquire part of Puget Sound Energy’s share of the Colstrip Power Plant for $1 as some utilities look to unload …
Sun., Dec. 1, 2019
Robby Meyer said he was surprised when the family dog took a liking to Copper. The chestnut-colored bunny was a birthday gift for Meyer’s 5-year-old daughter.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 27, 2019
Spokane area and North Idaho utility crews were responding to dozens of small outages and a few larger ones early Wednesday morning after high winds hit the region.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 21, 2019
Avista Corp. has reached a partial settlement in its request to increase electric and natural gas rates, an agreement that would help fund costs associated with the eventual closure of …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019
Avista Corp. customers throughout its Washington service area are being targeted by scammers, according to the Spokane-based utility.
Tue., Oct. 29, 2019
Avista is watching the California wildfires in hopes of gaining insight on how to prevent or contain such problems in the Northwest.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 25, 2019
Average Avista customer to see nearly 15% gas rate increase after Washington state regulators’ action
Avista’s natural gas customers will see a nearly 15% rate increase, on average, following a rate adjustment approval by the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 22, 2019
The Spokane City Council unanimously approved a proposal from Avista Corp. to close a nearly half-mile stretch of Upriver Drive and replace it with a public park.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019
Around 400 volunteers planted about 3,000 small plants and 250 trees at two sites as a part of the Lands Council and Avista’s eighth annual Reforest Spokane Day.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 2, 2019
Avista said the outage started shortly after 12:30 p.m.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 30, 2019
The National Weather Service recorded 1.9 inches of snow at the Spokane International Airport on Saturday, setting new daily and monthly records. It was the first measurable September snowfall in …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019
In written testimony filed Friday with the state Utilities and Transportation Commission, Ferguson argued that Avista should refund customers for overcharges between January 2016 and April 2018, and urged the …
Tue., Aug. 27, 2019
Avista Corp. is continuing to install smart meters across its service area, with residents on Spokane’s South Hill the latest recipients of the advanced metering technology.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019
Avista Corp. has requested an annual rate adjustment in Idaho, which if approved by the Idaho Public Utilities Commission, would increase natural gas revenues by $3.3 million.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 22, 2019
The Spokane-based utility has filed requests with the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission for rate adjustments based on lower levels of customer usage in 2018 related to a warmer than …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 22, 2019
Avista’s plan to permanently close a section of Upriver Drive to build a park met with stiff headwinds Wednesday evening, as most speakers at a meeting of more than 100 …
Sun., Aug. 18, 2019
Avista Corp. has
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019
Avista restored power Tuesday to thousands of customers in Spokane Valley and Coeur d’Alene who experienced outages Monday and Tuesday.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 12, 2019
Power outages spread across Coeur d’Alene Monday night leaving approximately 12,000 without power.
Wed., Aug. 7, 2019
Avista Corp. held steady in its second-quarter earnings report Wednesday, with income of $25.3 million, or 38 cents per share.
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019
If both rate adjustments are approved, the average residential electric customers in Idaho will see their monthly bills decrease from $82.57 to $82.12 – or about 45 cents a month
UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019
The day after a major lightning storm moved through Eastern Washington and North Idaho, igniting more than 20 fires erupted in Spokane County and contributing to some 500 power outages …
UPDATED: Tue., July 23, 2019
Power outages on the South Hill left more than 5,300 homes without electricity Tuesday evening.
UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019
Avista Corp. has finalized its request to Idaho regulators seeking an increase in rates for its residential electric and natural gas customers.
Mon., July 1, 2019
From the early milling business boom, only the Spokane Flour Mill still stands. It almost didn’t get going.
Mon., June 24, 2019
The Velox Naval Supply Depot got its name from a famous racehorse in the 1890s, Harry Velox. Now the 530-acre property, near Sullivan Road and Trent Avenue, is a business …
UPDATED: Tue., June 11, 2019
The company that operates a coal-fired power plant in eastern Montana said Tuesday it will close two of the plant’s four units about 30 months ahead of schedule because of …
UPDATED: Mon., June 10, 2019
If approved by the IPUC, a typical household in Idaho using an average of 898 kilowatt hours per month could expect to see its bill increase $2.89 per month, or …
UPDATED: Thu., May 30, 2019
Lightning strikes two homes near Post Falls during heavy storm Thursday; area near Colville sees power outage from wind
Lightning struck two houses near Post Falls during a brief but heavy thunderstorm Thursday evening. The houses saw light damage and no one was hurt.
Fri., May 24, 2019
Avista is advising shoreline property owners and boaters that water levels in the Spokane River above Post Falls Dam and Lake Coeur d’Alene will fluctuate because of predicted rain over …