Stories tagged: avista
Wed., Nov. 11, 2009
Avista Utilities contributed $200,000 to energy assistance for low-income residents in Washington and Idaho through its Project Share Fund, the corporation announced. The fund, which is managed through SNAP and …
Tue., Nov. 10, 2009, 9:52 a.m.
The Post Falls boat ramp in Q’emiln Park will close for the season on Friday. The ramp on the Spokane River upstream of Avista Utilities’ dam usually closes in mid-November …
Fri., Oct. 30, 2009
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 …
Thu., Oct. 29, 2009, 3:51 p.m.
State energy regulators today approved Avista Corp. cutting its natural gas rates by more than 25 percent.
Thu., Oct. 29, 2009
Avista Corp. Wednesday reported improved third-quarter earnings despite sharply lower revenues. The Spokane company earned $8.1 million, or 15 cents a share, based on operating revenues of $314.7 million. During …
Wed., Oct. 28, 2009, 6 p.m.
Avista Corp. Wednesday reported improved third-quarter earnings despite sharply lower revenues.
Fri., Sept. 25, 2009, 5:25 p.m.
Members of the public will get two chances Wednesday to air their views on Avista Corp.’s request to boost electric and natural gas rates.
Mon., Sept. 14, 2009, 2:49 p.m.
Avista Corp.’s natural gas customers can expect lower bills this winter as a result of dropping wholesale prices.
Mon., Sept. 7, 2009, 2:32 p.m.
Some remain without power Monday afternoon
Mon., Aug. 31, 2009, 5:54 p.m.
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., Aug. 5, 2009, 11:14 a.m.
Avista Corp. reported improved second quarter income of $25.9 million on Wednesday, compared to $23.5 million in income during the second quarter of 2008.
Wed., July 29, 2009
Avista Corp.’s rank-and-file workers collected $2.3 million in bonuses last year through a program that rewards employees for meeting company goals. Avista’s 1,400 workers get yearly incentives when they hit …
Fri., July 17, 2009, 3:52 p.m.
A collection of four rate adjustments will have Idaho customers of Avista Utilities paying an average of 1.5 percent more per month for electricity and 1.2 percent more for natural …
Fri., June 19, 2009
Five hydropower dams on the Spokane River are entering a new era. Avista Corp. received a new federal license for the dams Thursday that spells out how they will operate …
Thu., June 18, 2009, 11:37 a.m.
Avista Corp. has received a new 50-year license for five hydropower dams on the Spokane River.
Wed., June 17, 2009
Spokane Public Schools teachers who received layoff notices in May will be recalled by the end of the month, officials said Tuesday. “It is certainly unfortunate that the law requires …
Mon., June 15, 2009, 5:54 p.m.
The Idaho Public Utilities Commission staff is recommending that Avista Utilities take a smaller rate increase than the Spokane company is requesting.
Mon., June 15, 2009, 8:18 a.m.
State Route 195 south of Colfax was shut down for more than an hour Sunday night after a power line fell across the road.
Fri., May 29, 2009
Washington state regulators have approved a rate decrease for Avista Utilities’ natural gas customers, taking effect June 1. The average bill for a typical residential customer will drop by about …
Thu., May 28, 2009, 4:02 p.m.
State regulators have approved a rate decrease for Avista Utilities’ natural gas customers, taking effect June 1.
Wed., May 20, 2009
With wholesale prices for natural gas in a steady decline, Avista Corp. says it will pass along the savings. Customers could see an average savings of $5 to $7 on …
Thu., May 7, 2009, 9:25 a.m.
Avista Corp. said this morning that it is raising its per-share dividend paid to owners of the company’s stock by 3 cents, to 21 cents per share. That translates to …
Wed., April 15, 2009
With the advent of online tax filing, the U.S. Postal Service has scaled back the number of locations it keeps open to accommodate those needing the all-important April 15 postmark. …
Mon., April 13, 2009, 9:36 a.m.
Boaters approaching Nine Mile Dam north of Spokane should be careful.
Sat., April 4, 2009, 6:29 p.m.
Avista Corp. and three other utilities are exploring the possibility of building a high-voltage transmission line that would stretch roughly 1,000 miles from southern British Columbia to the San Francisco …
Wed., March 25, 2009
Scott Morris, Avista Corp.’s chairman, president and chief executive officer, earned $2.2 million in total compensation last year, the utility reported Tuesday. Morris was promoted to Avista’s top executive on …
Tue., March 24, 2009, 3:50 p.m.
Scott Morris, Avista Corp.’s chairman, president and chief executive officer, earned $2.2 million in total compensation last year, the utility reported Tuesday. The raise from total compensation of $1.1 million …
Mon., March 16, 2009
High winds whipped through the area Sunday, leaving downed power lines behind. As many as 11,000 Avista customers had service disrupted. Winds damaged a transmission line in Spokane about a …
Sun., March 15, 2009, 6:18 p.m.
High winds have whipped through the area today, leaving downed power lines behind. Currently, Avista is reporting that about 7,500 customers scattered around the region are without power.
Fri., Feb. 27, 2009, 3:52 p.m.
Oil sheens were visible on parts of the Clark Fork River Friday afternoon – a day after a pipe broke at the Noxon Rapids Dam, spilling about 1,250 gallons of …