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The Avista Utility Sale...What Does it Mean to Our Region? UPDATE!

Latest News on Avista Sale

Recent developments in Canada have shaken the Washington State Utilities Commission, which is accepting public comment again send an email here:  The UTC  has delayed a final decision by 6 months to December 14.  Other states needed to okay the sale,  are Oregon and Idaho, Idaho has delayed its decision making and Oregon is expected to follow as it has stipulated it must be informed of changes.  Unfortunately, Alaska and Montana had already finalized the okay for the sale of Avista to Hydro One.


Representative Mary Dye Discusses Hirst on the Todd Herman Show

If you missed the opportunity to attend the CAPR East Meets West Regional Conference, here is an example of how East, in the person of Representative Mary Dye, met West, in the person of spectacularly popular Radio Talk Show Host Todd Herman.  Both of these thoughtful, well-informed individuals provided CAPR and conference attendees with in-depth, astute presentations, Representative Dye on Resources, Fire, and Forests and Todd Herman on What It Means to Be A Free Person.

Listen to Representative Dye discuss Hirst with Todd Herman on the Todd Herman Show:

Shift WA Provides Excellent Article - Hirst Horror Stories!

Nothing has highlighted the urban-rural divide in Washington recently quite like the issue known as Hirst. What sounds like a boring battle of bureaucratese has actually upended the lives of so many in rural areas and threatens to hold back our state’s economy (outside the tech bubble, which has had its own rude surprises of late).


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