SEVERAL RESIDENTS IN ASHLAND RAN OUT OF GAS YESTERDAY MORNING. ACCORDING TO AVISTA UTILITIES A PRESSURE PROBLEM IN THE NATURAL GAS PIPELINE, LEFT NEARLY 4,500 CUSTOMERS WITHOUT GAS, HOT WATER AND HEAT. TODAY, CREWS FROM AVISTA ARE CONTINUING TO WORK AND RESTORE GAS IN ASHLAND. BUT IT MAY BE ANOTHER 2-3 DAYS BEFORE IT’S ALL RESTORED.