Founded in 1889, Avista engages in energy production, transmission and distribution, as well as other energy-rated activities. We provide residential and commercial power to about 680,000 customers in a service territory of more than 30,000 square miles. We serve those customers with a mix of hydro, natural gas, coal and biomass generation delivered over 2,200 miles of transmission line, 18,000 miles of distribution line and 7,600 miles of natural gas distribution mains. Avista is headquartered in Spokane, Washington, and our nearly 1,500 employees work in four western states. In the Orofino area, our local representatives are Mike Cook and Mike Thomas. Our Regional Business Manager in Lewiston is Mike Tatko.