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Avista Utilities inducted into 100 Best Hall of Fame by Oregon
Avista also ranked 18th “Best Company to Work For”


SPOKANE, Wash. – March 16, 2016:  Avista Utilities garnered two recent honors from Oregon Business Magazine. The company was ranked 18th “Best Company to Work For” in the medium size category (35 to 99 employees), marking the tenth year the company has ranked in the top quartile of all companies surveyed. Avista was also inducted into the “100 Best Hall of Fame,” recognizing its ranking in the top 100 companies for ten years.


“We are proud and humbled by this recognition of our company’s performance both in its operations and in the way we value and support our employees,” said Steve Vincent, Avista regional business manager for Oregon.


The Oregon Business Magazine awards are based on two questionnaires – one is completed by the company and covers topics including compensation, benefits, diversity and other workplace attributes. The other questionnaire is completed by employees and reflects their perceptions of and attitudes toward the company.

About Avista Utilities
Avista Utilities is involved in the production, transmission and distribution of energy. We provide energy services and electricity to 375,000 customers and natural gas to 335,000 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 1.6 million.  Avista Utilities is an operating division of Avista Corp. (NYSE: AVA). For more information, please visit




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