Stories tagged: Avista
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019, 6:13 p.m.
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, 8:51 p.m.
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, 9:01 p.m.
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, 5:47 p.m.
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, 8:01 p.m.
Power outages spread across Coeur d’Alene Monday night leaving approximately 12,000 without power.
Wed., Aug. 7, 2019, 6:17 p.m.
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, 5:17 p.m.
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, 8:16 a.m.
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, 8:25 p.m.
Power outages on the South Hill left more than 5,300 homes without electricity Tuesday evening.
UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019, 5:55 p.m.
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, 3 a.m.
From the early milling business boom, only the Spokane Flour Mill still stands. It almost didn’t get going.
Mon., June 24, 2019, 5 a.m.
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, 6:20 p.m.
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, 7:46 p.m.
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, 9:50 p.m.
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, 6:08 p.m.
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 …
Sun., May 19, 2019, 5 a.m.
Shawn Vestal: Avista, whatever that means, should rename itself something meaningful. How about Washington Water Power?
What if – upon the occasion of Scott Morris’ retirement as head honcho – Avista decided to return to the name that is a part of city skyline? The name …
UPDATED: Mon., May 13, 2019, 9:42 p.m.
Avista Corp. Chairman and CEO Scott Morris has informed the Spokane-based utility’s board of directors that he will retire from the company effective March 1.
Sun., May 12, 2019, 4 a.m.
Demolition and reconstruction work will begin six months after a parking garage near Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center was severely damaged by a fire, according to permits issued by the …
UPDATED: Fri., May 10, 2019, 4:47 p.m.
A million-dollar parking lot will be built on East Sprague Avenue, part of Avista Corp.’s work at the south landing of the University District Gateway Bridge, according to city permits.
UPDATED: Thu., May 2, 2019, 7:55 p.m.
The abandoned sale of Avista Corp. to a Canadian utility buoyed the local energy company’s first-quarter earnings, which reached $115.8 million, according to the corporate report filed Thursday with the …
UPDATED: Tue., April 30, 2019, 8:36 p.m.
Avista Corp. filed a request Tuesday with Washington regulators to raise electric and natural gas rates over the next two years.
UPDATED: Mon., April 29, 2019, 7:03 a.m.
Washington Water Power’s first major power project, which began producing power in 1890, was located at the lower falls near Monroe Street. An 18-foot dam of rocks and timbers pooled …
Fri., April 19, 2019, 5:25 p.m.
Avista Corp. has announced plans to produce 100% clean electricity by 2045.
Thu., April 4, 2019
100 years ago in Spokane: Washington Water Power says it will buy bankrupt downtown steam plant; chewing gum craze arrives
The Washington Water Power Co, announced that it was ready to purchase the property of the bankrupt Spokane Heat, Light and Power Co. – which we know today as the …
Sat., March 30, 2019
More permits have been issued for work related to Avista Corp.’s Catalyst project at the south landing of the University District’s pedestrian bridge, according to city data.
UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019, 6:58 a.m.
The Washington Supreme Court hears arguments on greenhouse gas emissions rules adopted by the state Department of Ecology.
Fri., March 1, 2019, 5:56 p.m.
Scott Morris sold $771,000 worth of Avista stock this week, but he still retains a $9 million ownership stake in the Spokane-based utility.
Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 5 a.m.
Avista begins a $165 million smart-meter rollout in Spokane on Friday. More than 400,000 electric and natural gas customers in Washington will receive the smart meters over the next 20 …