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Friday, April 17, 2015 MAIN STREET — Every insurance agent has a unique career path that either leads to success, moderate achievement or, at worst, a long stretch in the hoosegow. Agent’s early careers are full of long, hard hours with the flames of uncertainty licking their heels. READ MORE >>
Sunday, April 5, 2015
Long before personal computers, laptops, tablets and of other handheld devices, there was the pencil. This simple writing device dates back to the time of the Roman stylus.
In ancient Rome paper was not made from pulp but rather from the weaving o... READ MORE >>
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 BOISE, Idaho — Except for a mid-November blast of arctic air that dumped an unseasonable amount of snow on Idaho and the West, the winter of 2014-15 has been a relatively mild one here in Boise and the Rocky Mountain area. READ MORE >>
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Tuesday, February 3, 2015DATELINE - Start article here . . . READ MORE >>
Monday, January 12, 2015 DUVALL, Wash. — Born and raised in Puyallup, Wash., Becky Nixon moved to the farming town of Carnation in the Snoqualmie Valley in 1989 and immediately took an interest in community’s affairs as a leader and advocate. READ MORE >>
Thursday, January 8, 2015 by Joe H. Evancho There are as many ways to learn fly fishing as there are anglers on the water. The best way is to get in the water, cast some line, snag a tree branch, impale yourself with a hook, slip on the rocks, fill your waders with water, then try not to repeat your errors. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, December 30, 2014 InsuranceNewsNet and PCS staff Millennials, an abbreviation for millennial generation, is a term used by demographers to describe a segment of the population that came to maturity around the year 2000. For this generation financial planning is provides a challenge because of needed financial advisors to help them. READ MORE >>
Monday, December 15, 2014 by Joe Evancho and ISU POCATELLO, Idaho — Firefighters battling the 100-square-mile Big Cougar wildfire in Idaho used a Geographic Information Systems satellite (GIS) imagery decision support system to help with planning wildfire recovery. The system was designed by Idaho State University’s GIS Training and Research Center and NASA. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, December 9, 2014by Joe Evancho SAULT STE. MARIE, Ontario — The first thing you need to know is that it is not a race. The Wabos Wilderness Loppet, North America’s unique wilderness tour, is a non-competitive event in the original Nordic tradition. READ MORE >>
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Pieters Insurance - Minden, Nevada
— A small community of just more than 3,000 residents east of the southern tip of Lake Tahoe, Minden, Nevada, is a quiet little town in the heart of the Carson Valley.
For just about a quarter of a century, Alex Pieters was one of a handful of police officers in the county seat of Douglas County.
Knowing the community as he does, it made sense that Alex would hang his shingle in this community that once boasted it was a getaway destination for some of the biggest names in Hollywood, including Clark Gable and Jean Harlow.
Alex understands that to succeed in a small town, being competitive with price is important.