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Make More Happen Award

Helping Our Community Thrive. We Did It Together! We've earned a Make More Happen Award - and with the help of all of your votes, we won $5,000 for The Crisis Hotline! At Wood River Insurance, our mission has always...

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Warfield

Spotlight On Success: Warfield Distillery and Brewery - Necessity is the mother of all invention. While you could debate whether or not the availability of traditional ales is indeed a necessity, for Co-Founder Alex...

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College Driver

Car Insurance Tips For College Students - If your child is in college or going to college soon, take some time to make sure your insurance needs are met and you are getting any discounts available to you. Remember to...

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Back To School

Your WRI Agents At Work Helping Our Community - For the second year, Wood River Insurance agents volunteered with Blaine County Education Foundation's Back To School campaign to put together 300+ back to school...

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2017 Healthcare Update

Update - 2017 Upcoming View - Which category do you fall into? - The Uninsured: Do you have to buy health insurance? It's your choice. But keep in mind that Federal law now requires most Americans 18 and older to have...

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Ski Swap & Winter Expo

Community Event: Rotarun's Ski Swap & Winter Expo - It's almost time again for Rotarun's Ski Swap! Public merchandise can be set up, displayed, and sold by the owner on the day of the swap for $10 a station. You...

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October Referral Rewards

- Thank you to all of our everyone who graciously referred their family, friends, associates, and clients to our agency. We just couldn't do it without your help! Tiffany Jacobson Elisabeth Graber Cricket Stirling...

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Best Of The Valley

Thanks for voting us The Best again!! We are very exited and proud to win Best Insurance Agency again! Our own Hailee Blomquist-Mintz won Silver and Chad Howard won Bronze for Best Insurance Agent. Many thanks to our...

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College Tips

A Few Tips for the College-Bound - College is expensive enough without the added cost of unexpected accidents or theft, not covered by your insurance policy. If you have a student heading away to school, below are a...

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Safety Tips for Your Summer Swims

When the sun is out and the weather’s warm, people flock to the water — whether it’s the beach, a lake, a river or a backyard pool. But, wherever there’s water, there’s also danger. According to the U.S. Centers for...

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Sun Valley Road Rally

WRI Is Sponsoring The Sun Valley Road Rally! - An event to support The Blaine County Community Drug Coalition Now in its 8th year, Sun Valley Road Rally is a family-friendly event with car aficionados and collectors...

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Sun Valley Magazine

Spotlight On Success: Sun Valley Magazine - Sun Valley Magazine celebrates the best of life in the Wood River Valley. Everyone needs the occasional reminder of the reasons they live anywhere-this is our raison d'etre....

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Creating Your Roadside Emergency Kit

Creating Your Roadside Emergency Kit - A few basic items can help you get back on the road quicker A roadside emergency can happen at any time, whether your car is new or old. A range of problems can cause it, from a...

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Meet Kari Gier

Meet Your Newest WRI Agent: Kari Gier - "I have worked in the Insurance Industry for 16 years licensed in Property & Casualty as well as Life and Disability. I currently live and have always lived in the Magic...

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The True Cost of Life Insurance

The True Cost of Life Insurance - From the 2015 Insurance Barometer Study, published by Life Happens and LIMRA Read more June Newsletter Articles here >

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Papoose Club Won Referral Rewards

Congratulations to the Papoose Club! - The Papoose Club won our last Referral Rewards Contest on Facebook and a $250 Donation! Thanks for helping our Community! As part of our Thanks A Million Referral Rewards program,...

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June Referral Rewards

- Thank you to all of our everyone who graciously referred their family, friends, associates, and clients to our agency. We just couldn't do it without your help! DeEtte Lindberg Jeff Mintz Dave Clark Patty Holley...

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Meet Kat and Sonia

Meet Our New Staff Members At Wood River Insurance - We would like to introduce the newest members of our WRI team, Kat Theobald and Sonia Muñoz. Kat will be joining our Commercial Lines team and Sonia joins us as an...

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Swiftsure Ranch

Spotlight On Success: Swiftsure Ranch - Swiftsure Ranch Therapeutic Equestrian Center is a local non-profit that has been providing equine-assisted therapies and activities in the Wood River Valley for 25 years. Their...

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Helping The Crisis Hotline

Your WRI Agents At Work In Our Community Helping The Crisis Hotline - Each semester, the Crisis Hotline sets up tables during lunch time in our schools to hand out valuable information as part of their Teen Outreach...

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Independent Insurance Agents

The Benefits Of Working With An Independent Insurance Agent - Working with a WRI independent agent can help you find the best combination of price, coverage, and service. Captive Agents vs. Independent Insurance Agents...

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Bellevue Public Library Wins

Bellevue Public Library Wins Our Last Referral Rewards Contest! - Helping our community with Referral Rewards - We've built our agency by taking special care of you, our clients. As part of our Thanks A Million...

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January Referral Rewards

- Thank you to all of our everyone who graciously referred their family, friends, associates, and clients to our agency. We just couldn't do it without your help! Melissa Roemer Dave Koonce Penny Leopold Nancy...

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