The company raises funds for Ukraine
Inland Empire Spice raises funds to help those in need in Ukraine.
The Spokane-based company is donating 20% of all in-store and online purchases through March 16 to the United Ukrainian American Relief Committee to help families affected by the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Inland Empire Spice sells a variety of spices, seasonings, marinades and confections through its retail store at 8601 N. Division St., Suite A and its online store: www.inlandempirespice.com.
The store is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Funds set for customer contribution
State regulators recently approved an agreement with Avista Utilities to provide more than $300,000 in funding to support customer participation in commission proceedings.
The purpose of the funding is to improve public participation in cases that impact customer interests, including utility rates and business investments, according to the Washington State Utilities and Transportation Commission.
Eligible organizations include non-profit organizations representing low-income, commercial and industrial customers and vulnerable populations or affected communities. as defined by the Clean Energy Transformation Act. Tribes can also apply.
According to staff reports