(STAFF REPORTS/Chewelah Independent)
Due to infrastructure upgrades near Kettle Falls, about 762 customers near the NE Washington town will lose power on Oct. 22 for about six hours.
Avista will have a planned outage starting on October 21 at 11:59 p.m. until about 6 a.m. on Oct. 22. Customers will be notified in the affected area. Avista crews are working on the substation that serves the town of Kettle Falls and the area around it. This is an upgrade to the system that will reduce the need for future planned outages and increase safety.
If anyone has questions or concerns, please contact Avista at (800) 227-9187 x9064. Avista said they can assist customers in need with resources.