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Avista Maintenance Work to Cause Power Outage in Spirit Lake
Work requires outage for 1,575 customers on Sunday, Sept. 8, from 5:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.

Sept. 5, 2013: Over 1,500 Avista customers in the town of Spirit Lake, Idaho, will experience a power outage on Sunday, Sept. 8, from 5:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. The outage is necessary to create a safe working environment for crews to install a new switch in the transmission line serving the area which will improve service reliability.
 
“We apologize for any inconvenience this outage will have on customers. Our crew will work as quickly and safely as possible to complete the work and return customers to service,” said Greg Gfeller, Avista’s director of operation for the Coeur d’Alene area.
 
About Avista Utilities
Avista Utilities is involved in the production, transmission and distribution of energy. We provide energy services and electricity to 362,000 customers and natural gas to 322,000 customers in a service territory that covers 30,000 square miles in eastern Washington, northern Idaho and parts of southern and eastern Oregon, with a population of 1.5 million.  Avista Utilities is an operating division of
Avista Corp. (NYSE: AVA). For more information, please visit www.avistautilities.com.
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