Stories tagged: kootenai electric cooperative
Mon., May 1, 2017, 2:33 p.m.
Kootenai Electric Cooperative will receive a $6 million federal grant to bury power lines in an effort to reduce power outages from powerful storms.
Wed., June 29, 2016, 8:52 a.m.
A large area near Hayden, Idaho, was still experiencing a power outage Wednesday morning after an SUV toppled a power pole Tuesday night.
Fri., Sept. 14, 2012
Thieves are creeping down country roads at night cutting copper wire from power poles to sell on the scrap market, leaving hazards for line crews, headaches for utility managers and …
Thu., April 12, 2012
Methane gas that long has formed deep within the rotting garbage at Kootenai County’s Fighting Creek Landfill is going to a new use these days: It’s generating enough electricity to …
Mon., Aug. 29, 2011, 2:29 p.m.
Outflow winds from a line of thunderstorms sheared off power poles in Kootenai County on Sunday evening.
Wed., Nov. 17, 2010
A powerful burst of wind, possibly in excess of 80 mph, knocked down a string of Avista transmission poles near Potlatch, Idaho, at the height of Tuesday morning’s storm that …
Tue., Nov. 9, 2010
The Bonneville Power Administration is tempering its request for higher electric rates next year. BPA officials had considered asking for a 12 to 20 percent rate hike, but opted instead …
Wed., May 12, 2010
An Avista Utilities crew working near a construction site in Coeur d’Alene Tuesday dug into a Kootenai Electric Cooperative power line, causing a brief outage.
Sat., March 6, 2010
For the first time in its 72-year history, the largest electric cooperative in Idaho is planning to generate its own renewable energy. Hayden-based Kootenai Electric Cooperative will do so through …
Fri., March 5, 2010, 9:20 p.m.
For the first time in its 72-year history, the largest electric cooperative in Idaho is planning to generate its own renewable energy.
Fri., Sept. 4, 2009
Kootenai Electric Cooperative members will pay almost 12 percent more for power starting next month, unless they can persuade the utility’s directors to modify their plans at a Sept. 29 …