Community


Josephine community members smiling as a group

When the libraries closed, the community stepped up to reopen them

When Oregon’s Josephine County closed all its libraries, the Josephine Community Library Foundation rallied to keep them open

Group of smiling friends taking selfie outdoors

Philanthropy, the Avista Way

Meet the Avista Foundation

Man in a motorized wheelchair entering a van on an electric lift

Local treasures with Pia: United Way in Medford makes a meaningful impact

The United Way of Jackson County, Oregon, is based in Medford, where it helps students, people with disabilities, and those who need a a little extra help. 

Electric powered bus in front of Loon Lake School

Kids in Loon Lake and Valley, WA school districts are riding on new electric school buses

The first electric school buses have arrived in Avista’s Washington service territory.

Group of teenagers smiling

Thriving teen center is beginning to fundraise for a new building

The Winston Area Community Partnership Teen Center is so popular it has begun fundraising for a new location.

Three people outdoors in a field preparing to bird watch

Local Treasures with Pia: Klamath Bird Observatory

Every single bird counts at Klamath Bird Observatory