PEMCOperspective
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PEMCO Insurance
Spring 2015

Going to pot behind the wheel?

​​​There’s no such thing as a pot breathalyzer. No national consensus about how much THC (the active compound in marijuana) drivers can safely tolerate in their bloodstreams. No definitive study pinpo...

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Have you registered yet for your online account?

​Calling all Relentless Recyclers: Manage your PEMCO accounts 24 hours a day without sending a single tree to the paper mill. Go to pemco.com/Members to register for your online account and paperl...

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Oso anniversary reminds Northwest of landslide vulnerability

​​​​It’s a “Where were you when?” moment seared into our Northwest consciousness. At 10:37 a.m., March 22, 2014, a fast-moving wall of mud killed 43 people and engulfed 49 structures just east of ...

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Top 10 tips for buying a safe, solid home

The springtime real-estate rush is on, and market watchers are waiting to see if homebuyer bidding wars erupt in some parts of the Northwest like they did last year. In 2014, as competition for s...

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Don’t get burned! Protect your home from wildfire

​Washington’s disappointing 2014-15 ski season, marked by low snowpack for the second year in a row, did more than ruin a few vacations. It’s already sparking concerns about what may lie ahead as...

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Find out if your car has an outstanding recall order

​Air bags, ignition switches, tires. It seems hardly a month goes by without a new vehicle recall hitting the news. Now, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has made it easy for you to ...

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