SPOKANE, WA--(Marketwired - Apr 14, 2014) - Avista Corp. (NYSE: AVA) will hold its quarterly conference call and webcast to discuss first quarter 2014 results on Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time. A news release with first quarter 2014 earnings information will be issued at 7:05 a.m. Eastern Time on May 7, 2014.

This call can be accessed on Avista's Web site at www.avistacorp.com, or you can listen to the call by dialing (800) 447-0521, Confirmation number 37074899.

A replay of the call will be available through May 15, 2014. Call (888) 843-7419, Confirmation number 37074899# to listen to the replay. The webcast will be archived for one year on the Avista Corp. Web site at www.avistacorp.com.

Avista Corp. is an energy company involved in the production, transmission and distribution of energy as well as other energy-related businesses. Avista Utilities is our operating division that provides electric service to 366,000 customers and natural gas to 326,000 customers. Our service territory covers 30,000 square miles in eastern Washington, northern Idaho and parts of southern and eastern Oregon, with a population of 1.5 million. Avista's primary, non-regulated subsidiary is Ecova. Our stock is traded under the ticker symbol "AVA." For more information about Avista, please visit www.avistacorp.com.

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Avista 24/7 Media Access
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Jessie Wuerst
(509) 495-8578

Jason Lang
(509) 495-2930