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Staff Spotlight: Letty Romano

Every month we like to introduce one of our staff members so you can get to know them better. This month, our Surety Acct. Manager Letty told us (quite evocatively!) about her dream travel destinations, her Willy Wonka-esque first job, and a wrong turn that led her to...

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Woodland paper processing company weighs in on TP

WOODLAND, Wash. (KOIN) — One industry that’s booming in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic? Toilet paper. One company in Woodland cuts industrial rolls over 7-feet wide down to the consumer size, then sells them to distributors and essential businesses. American Paper...

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Welcome to working from home: tips from our friends at PEMCO

We know, we know, this is a well-trodden topic these days - but unlike some, this list from our partners at PEMCO Insurance covers folks in all different living situations, including apartment-dwellers in tight quarters with roommates. ​You’ve been adjusting to a new...

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COVID-19 Resource Guide

We know everyone’s been putting out COVID-19 resource guides, but we’ve tried to keep ours short(ish), well-cited, and relevant to our region. Here are five questions that you (or someone you’re close with) have likely asked yourself – feel free to share. “Will a...

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Northwest residents see e-scooters as safe and convenient

​In the fast-evolving world of app-based, rent-to-ride programs, e-scooters – also known as electric scooters – seem to be taking localized transportation by storm, drumming up questions of safety, sidewalk access and more. And while it is true that many cities...

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How to fill a critical financial gap in health coverage

Here’s a fact that should make your heart happy: More than 90% of people survive a heart attack. And the cancer death rate has dropped 26% since the early ’90s. But there’s another danger lurking out there that could be harder to overcome: The medical bills. Cancer...

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Staff Spotlight: Karen Holmstrom

Every month we like to introduce one of our staff members so you can get to know them better. This month, our Accounting Assistant Karen told us about balancing hot yoga and Netflix binges, why she loves the summertime, and taking part in the Club Crew World...

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Staff Spotlight: Scott LeMaster

Every month we like to introduce one of our staff members so you can get to know them better. This month, our Commercial Agent of 21 years Scott told us about his passion for deep sea fishing, his beloved labs, and his idea of success. You won the lottery! What’s your...

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Nine trends driving up commercial auto losses

In a world of evolving risks, commercial auto exposures continue to challenge businesses, no matter the size of their fleets. To quantify this challenge, consider that commercial auto losses are on the rise for the fourth consecutive year according to the National...

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Primer on valuable items blanket coverage

Were you the grateful recipient of a costly gift this year? If so, you may want to look into adding an endorsement to your homeowner's insurance for valuable items to help replace it in case of theft or accident - here's a great primer on the basics of this coverage....

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Important Notice to Our Customers and Partners

REGARDING COVID-19: Biggs will remain open during this trying time, though many of our crew will be working fully remote until social distancing protocols have eased.

We are sadly not allowing any on-premises visits in order to ensure the safety of our team; our phones will remain staffed from 8:30am-5pm, M-F, as usual. If you want to email your representative directly but don’t have their info, you may find it here.

Thank you for your patience.