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Several changes for our Moscow office

Jun 19 2019 We have made some recent changes to our Moscow office. New Office Hours: For your convenience, beginning on July 1, our Moscow office will open earlier at 8:00AM. We are now open 8AM to... more

Vote for Best of the West 2019!

May 14 2019 TIME AGAIN TO VOTE - AMERICAN INSURANCE was voted "Best of the West" under the Insurance Agency category last year. If you think we are still the best choice we would appreciate your vote... more

Shawn Sullivan named President at American Insurance

Jan 11 2019 Fourth generation takes helm of family owned agency - Shawn D. Sullivan, CIC, is now serving as President of American Insurance effective Jan. 1, 2019. The announcement was made at the... more

We won! Business of the Year Award 2018

Jan 10 2019 AMERICAN INSURANCE was chosen as the “Business of the Year for 2018” by the Lewis Clark Chamber of Commerce. This recognition from the business community is an true honor. We strive to... more

Embarrassing Moments 2018

Jan 4 2019 #1 EMBARRASSING MOMENT: 13 people in a party limo with loud music and champagne - what could go wrong? The Lewiston staff of American Insurance took a stretch-limo to our new Moscow office... more

Moscow Christmas Open House planned Dec. 10-14

Dec 6 2018 AMERICAN INSURANCE - invites you to visit - our new Moscow office - 604 S. Washington St. - (across from Umpqua Bank, diagonal from Moscow Food Co-op ) During our office closures,... more

Thanks-a-TON for 2,655 lbs. of Food Drive donations!

Nov 21 2018 2,655 lbs. - A TON of Thanks-giving! - Here are John and Philip Sullivan with one of three full pallets of food donations. Also pictured is the new Fork Lift purchased with the Make More... more

Philip Sullivan receives SOAR award from Safeco

Nov 6 2018 Safeco Insurance Senior Territory Manager, Amy Faucheux, CIC, is shown with Philip Sullivan, CIC and his SOAR award.Philip Sullivan, CIC, has received the Safeco Outstanding Agent... more

Our Moscow office has moved!

Nov 1 2018 New location at 604 S Washington St, Moscow - The Moscow office has moved now into our new office location at 604 S Washington St (the former Whitney Law office). The Sullivan family... more

Text us for policy services

Nov 1 2018 For your convenience we have added a new way to communicate with us – texting! Cell phones have become part of our everyday life. Now all you have to do is text this number and the message... more

Together We Made More Happen - $5K More!

Oct 5 2018 YOU MADE IT HAPPEN! - Our thanks to all who “liked” and “shared” the Safeco Make More Happen post to benefit our Community Action Partnership (CAP) Food Banks. Safeco offered to double the... more

3rd Annual Hometown Business Food Drive ends Nov. 20

Sep 28 2018 American Insurance is inviting all small business owners to partner with us again from Nov. 12-20 - now extended! - for the 3rd Annual Hometown Business Food Drive. Just bring your... more

What’s next for the big fireworks display?

Jun 26 2018 You are part of something BIG! Your trust and confidence in AMERICAN INSURANCE has made it possible for us to be a major sponsor of the valley’s Independence Day Fireworks Celebration for... more

Best of the West Winners Announced

Jun 26 2018 The votes are in! AMERICAN INSURANCE is honored to be once again selected as “Best of the West” insurance agency for 2018. The Sullivans & staff are very proud to be chosen and always... more

Transforming our future Moscow office

Jun 26 2018 We have purchased the former Whitney Attorney building at 604 South Washington in Moscow. It sits on the SE corner of Washington and 6th Street, across from Umpqua Bank and kiddie corner... more

How an umbrella policy works to cover you

Jun 13 2018 Here's how an umbrella policy works to provide you with an additional excess insurance limit in a lawsuit. There are many instances when an accident, injury or other issue can occur where... more

Reviews requested from you!

Jan 11 2018 How are we doing? We want you to tell us what you think of our service. Please send in a confidential message to management by filling out our short Customer Service Comment form. Gift... more

2 ways to save on insurance in 2018

Dec 29 2017 Is one of your resolutions for the New Year to spend less money, or find ways to cut costs? American Insurance can help you do just that! Here are two ways you can save money on your auto... more

2nd Annual Food Drive set Nov. 13-17

Oct 24 2017 We invite you to partner with us to “fill the shelves” at Community Action Food Bank in Lewiston and the Moscow Food Bank this holiday season! We are hosting the second annual American... more

Shawn Sullivan honored for 15-year commitment to quality education

Sep 21 2017 Shawn Sullivan, CIC, American Insurance Agency Vice President, recently received recognition for professional leadership and advanced knowledge by the Society of Certified Insurance... more

4th of July Fireworks – A Sullivan Family Tradition

Jun 22 2017 For 32 years AMERICAN INSURANCE has been a major financial sponsor of the Lewis-Clark valley’s Independence Day Fireworks Celebration on July 4th. John Sullivan, agency President, is... more

The AMERICAN CHALLENGE - and fireworks!

Jun 21 2017 In honor of Independence Day, the Sullivans invite you to celebrate your independence with us - by taking the AMERICAN CHALLENGE! Quote your preferred Auto Insurance Quote or a Home... more

You can now call your agent's direct line

Jun 18 2017 When you have billing questions, need to add or remove autos or drivers, make coverage changes, quotes, report claims or any service need, now you can reach your Customer Service Agent... more

We're a Best of the West winner!

Jun 13 2017 The votes are in! AMERICAN INSURANCE is honored to be once again selected as “Best of the West” insurance agency for 2017. The Sullivans & staff are very proud to be chosen and always... more

History Brief - Our Logo

Jun 12 2017 Our company logo was launched in 1990. The triangular shape contains our American colors of red (on the left), white (silhouette of the Statue of Liberty in the center) and blue (on the... more

2016 Celebrated by Staff

Dec 20 2016 AMERICAN INSURANCE staff and management celebrated our annual employee meeting and awards ceremony on December 16, 2016. President John Sullivan talked about upcoming changes in 2017 in... more

Join Us! 4th of July Fireworks Show

Jul 1 2015 For our 30th year, AMERICAN INSURANCE invites you to join us in Adams Field at Clarkston High School for the Independence Day Fireworks Celebration. You are invited to Adam's Field at... more

Bashore Chooses American Insurance

Dec 18 2014 Bashore Insurance Transfers Grange Policies to American Insurance Bashore Insurance Agency of Clarkston has announced that American Insurance of Lewiston and Moscow has been selected as... more

Best of the West 3-Peat!

Jul 16 2014 For the third year in a row, AMERICAN INSURANCE, in Lewiston and Moscow, was voted "Best of the West" Insurance Agency for 2014 in a KLEW TV online survey of local resident's preferences.... more

New Roundabout Danger

Jul 14 2014 Just when you thought you had figured out how to drive in the Roundabout, something new pops up - PEDESTRIANS! With summer weather comes an increase in pedestrian traffic needing to cross... more

Nightmares On The Roundabout

Oct 30 2013 I've been having a recurring dream...a nightmare really. I find myself driving to work, north on Snake River Ave. I pass KOZE Radio and find myself becoming anxious but don't know why. As I... more

What About Prospect Ave?

Sep 27 2013 The traffic plan for the south end of Prospect Avenue was always dependent on the Roundabout construction plan. So the closing of Prospect's access to Southway and Snake River Ave was a... more

3 Roundabout Rules To Know

Sep 26 2013 Have you got it figured out? It turns out that Roundabouts have special driving rules. So, here are three tips you should know to drive safely in a modified multi-lane roundabout now open... more

Roundabout Shaping Up!

Aug 1 2013 The outline of Lewiston's first roundabout is taking shape. Curb and gutter now fully border the intersection at Southway and Snake River Ave. Concrete lanes fill half the future roundabout... more

American Ins On KLEW-TV

Jul 19 2013 American Insurance is featuring a new "Best of the West" ad on KLEW-TV (CBS cable channel 3 and HD channel 460) during the 6pm News, 11pm News and 6:30am Re-broadcast. Click and watch now... more

Voted "Best of the West" 2013

Jul 10 2013 AMERICAN INSURANCE, in Lewiston and Moscow, was voted "Best of the West" for 2013 in a KLEW TV online survey of local resident's preferences. The Sullivans and staff are proud to be... more

Roundabout We Go!

Jun 12 2013 Intersection closure this weekend. The roundabout construction project at Southway / Snake River Ave intersection is having the second and last scheduled closing this weekend. We will... more


May 10 2013 TIME AGAIN TO VOTE - AMERICAN INSURANCE was voted "Best of the West" for Insurance Agency in the Service Providers category last year. If you think we are still the best choice we would... more

AMERICAN INSURANCE Celebrates 90 Years

Aug 27 2012 The Sullivans - John, Shawn, Philip & the entire staff invite you to our 90th Anniversary Open House & Customer Appreciation on Friday, September 21st! For details please read below:... more

American Insurance Voted "Best of the West"!

Jun 27 2012 AMERICAN INSURANCE, Lewiston and Moscow, were voted “Best of the West” Insurance Agency for 2012. We are very proud to be chosen by popular vote and always strive to be worthy of our... more

7 Reasons to "Like" Us!

Jun 26 2012 Facebook is personal. And what could be more personal than protecting all the things you value most - your home, autos and personal items; your health and your life; lliability protection... more

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Lewiston office
55 Southway Ave
Lewiston, ID 83501

Moscow office
604 S. Washington St.
Moscow, ID 83843

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