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Avista reduces natural gas rates

Avista Utilities natural gas customers will see a 3 percent decline in their rates resulting from the recent drop in wholesale gas prices, state regulators announced Thursday. The Washington Utilities …


Program would pay to replace gas hogs

WASHINGTON – Congress is mulling a proposal to pay people to get rid of those old gas guzzlers sitting in their driveways. Under legislation introduced Wednesday in both the House …


Paper mill upgrade cuts costs, emissions

New equipment for converting wood chips into pulp will reduce natural gas consumption at the Inland Empire Paper Co. by as much as 75 percent and carbon dioxide emissions by …


Power entrepreneurs eye Northwest’s waterways

TACOMA – It’s been likened to a giant bellows or a massive fire hose, sending huge amounts of water roiling and churning between Puget Sound’s southern and northern basins with …


Winds of change blowing in Idaho

BOISE – Idaho has so much wind that tumbleweeds pile up along its fence lines and windsurfers careen across its lakes. Yet the 13th-windiest state in the nation lags in …


Corn Farmers Lose Oxygenated-Gas Fight

In a blow to farmers, a federal appeals court ruled Friday that the government can’t require corn-based ethanol as an additive in a cleaner-burning gasoline now sold in 17 states. …


Final Report On Snake River Salmon Released Regional Fisheries Director Is Optimistic That Hydropower Opinion Will Stand Up

FOR THE RECORD CORRECTION: The National Marine Fisheries Service’s opinion on spawning habitat will guide activities on eight forests in the region. Thursday’s edition wrongly stated the number of forests …