Stories tagged: avista
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 20, 2020
The driver of the truck, 43-year-old Robert A. Pashon, was arrested after the crash on suspicion of driving under the influence.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 10, 2020
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said deputies and a crew from Avista Utilities responded after the incident occurred on Montgomery Drive near University Road. No injuries were reported.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 4, 2020
After running a red light in Hillyard Tuesday, a truck hit another vehicle and then ran into a nearby power pole causing a portion of Crestline to be closed into …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 1, 2020
High winds and gusts stronger than 45 mph took out trees, downed power lines and closed roads in Spokane and North Idaho on Saturday.
Thu., Jan. 30, 2020
Avista Utilities recently hired a new customer engagement specialist, and she’s already hugely popular. Employees call out to her as she walks down the hall. She’s got an employee ID …
Fri., Dec. 20, 2019
Avista is supporting regional food banks and community services agencies who serve the needy with more than $270,000 this holiday season, bringing the utility and its foundation’s annual charitable giving …
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.