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100 Years at American Insurance

1922 Founder OM Mackey -- How It All Began - This is a story we have not told before now. It was told in detail in the Lewiston Morning Tribune, The Elders / Oliver M. Mackey (published on Dec. 25, 1977), by Thomas W....

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DUI Education and Enforcement stretches from Border to Border on New Year's Eve

Members of the Idaho State Police are joining colleagues throughout the Western U.S. in urging drivers to buckle up and drive safe and sober this New Year's Eve. It's a unified effort from the Western States Traffic...

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Q & A: Can I buy life insurance during the pandemic

We printed this Q&A column in the Dec. 10, 2021 edition of The Lewiston Tribune. Q: Can I buy life insurance during the pandemic? A: You aren’t alone if this pandemic has made you think again about the importance of...

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Open enrollment for ACA ends soon in ID & WA

ACA Health Exchange Annual Open Enrollment Period ends soon. UPDATE: Idaho has extended their open enrollment period for Advanced Premium Tax Credit plans in Your Health Idaho until Dec. 22. Washington open enrollment...

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1948 BETTY REIMLER KNOPES: Memories of working for the Christys

Betty Reimler Knopes found herself in a photo advertisement framed at the American Insurance office and told us her story. She started working at American Insurance in 1948 at the age of 16, just after she had graduated...

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1922 Founder OM Mackey -- How It All Began

This is a story we have not told before now. It was told in detail in the Lewiston Morning Tribune, The Elders / Oliver M. Mackey (published on Dec. 25, 1977), by Thomas W. Campbell. Tom interviewed OM Mackey in 1977...

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History Mysteries Quiz #1

Be in the first 100 people to answer these 4 questions correctly to receive a prize! (Hint: All answers can be found inside this newsletter available to read online from this link here.) Click this link to complete this...

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OUR STORY: 100 years in the making

We are launching our 100th Anniversary with a special 2022 Historic Calendar! - On every page you will find historic pictures (some even embarrassing - eek!) and surprising stories. Read about the people who helped...

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2021 Food Drive results

We appreciate all of our donors for their contributions to ensure our successful 6th annual food drive. The total count is 12,780 lbs. including cash donations for our 6th Annual Food Drive. - Thanks to you, our...

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Q & A: Are you having your food drive again this year?

We printed this Q&A column in the Nov. 10, 2021 edition of The Lewiston Tribune. Q: Are you having your food drive again this year? A: Yes, the American Insurance HOMETOWN BUSINESS FOOD DRIVE is coming up next week,...

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