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Liberty Mutual & Safeco award Elite Status plaques to American Insurance

American Insurance offices in Lewiston and Moscow have been awarded Elite Status Plaques as being in the the top 10 percent in the nation for Liberty Mutual Insurance for 2020 and 2021 and for Safeco Insurance for 2021....

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Staff awards given for 2021

Awards were given out during our 2021 Christmas party and annual staff meeting on Dec. 10, 2021 to celebrate the year and look ahead into 2022. Newcomer Angela Hobart (above) received the newcomer award after passing...

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2022 insurance rate forecast

Rate stability will usually last up to about two years, but that may not be the case as we look at the forecast for business and personal insurance rates for 2022. LOOKING BACK TO 2021 - In January last year, I wrote...

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Mail delays could mean payment problems or cancelation!

It's no surprise to anyone that mail service seems to have slowed down. We would hate to have your payment be late or your policy be canceled because your payment did not arrive in time. Please consider skipping the...

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100 Years at American Insurance

This is “our” history – yours and ours! Since 1922 American Insurance has become an inseparable part of the communities it serves. Our history is also the history of the business and civic leaders who helped shape and...

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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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