Byron Pfordte

23
Apr

Regulators expand bill assistance program for Cascade Natural Gas customers affected by COVID-19

OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) today approved temporary changes to Cascade Natural Gas’s Washington Energy Assistance Fund (WEAF) to provide aid to customers who have lost income due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Residential natural gas customers having trouble paying their bills will be able to apply for hardship grants of up to $400 from current WEAF funds, and the existing cap of

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15
Apr

MDU Resources Donates $500,000 to Support Pandemic Response Efforts – $24,500 to charities in Washington

BISMARCK, N.D. — April 15, 2020 — MDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE: MDU) announced today that it is donating $500,000 to a variety of organizations to support coronavirus relief efforts, including $24,500 to charities in Washington. The donation comes from the MDU Resources Foundation, which is funded by stockholder monies, and is in addition to the $2.2 million the MDU

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15
Apr

MDU Resources Donates $500,000 to Support Pandemic Response Efforts – $99,000 to Charities in Oregon

BISMARCK, N.D. — April 15, 2020 — MDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE: MDU) announced today that it is donating $500,000 to a variety of organizations to support coronavirus relief efforts, including $99,000 to charities in Oregon. The donation comes from the MDU Resources Foundation, which is funded by stockholder monies, and is in addition to the $2.2 million the MDU

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6
Apr

Before starting an outdoor home improvement project, call 811 before you dig

KENNEWICK, WA – April 6, 2020 – In observance of National Safe Digging Month in April, Cascade Natural Gas today announced results from a recent national survey. The results revealed that 36 percent of homeowners who plan to dig this year for projects like landscaping, installing a fence or mailbox, or building a deck, pond or patio, will put themselves

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17
Mar

Cascade Natural Gas taking actions to help customers, maintain reliable service during coronavirus situation

KENNEWICK, WASHINGTON – March 17, 2020 – As the situation with COVID-19 (coronavirus) continues to evolve, Cascade Natural Gas’ priority is always the safety and health of our employees, our customers and the public. We know our customers look to us to provide safe and reliable natural gas service, which requires employees being available 24/7 to fulfill critical roles and

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5
Sep

Cascade Natural Gas ranks highest in the region in J.D. Power Study for second year in a row

KENNEWICK, WASHINGTON – September 5, 2019 – Cascade Natural Gas received the highest ranking in satisfaction among residential natural gas customers in the midsize natural gas utilities segment of the West Region, according to  the J.D. Power 2019 Gas Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study. The J.D. Power 2019 Gas Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction StudySM was released Tuesday. Cascade Natural Gas

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8
Aug

National 811 Day | A Reminder to Always Call 811 Before Digging

KENNEWICK, WASH. – Aug. 8, 2019 – With August 11 almost here, Cascade Natural Gas hopes this date on the calendar, 8/11, will serve as a natural reminder for residents to call 811 prior to any digging project to have underground utility lines marked. Every few minutes an underground utility line is damaged nationwide because someone decided to dig without

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1
Apr

Cascade Natural Gas files request with WUTC to increase prices

KENNEWICK, WASHINGTON – April 1, 2019 – Cascade Natural Gas on Friday filed a natural gas price increase request with the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission. The proposed increase is for $12.7 million annually over current prices, or a 5.5 percent overall increase. “Making a request to increase prices is something we do not take lightly. We do our best

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