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Stop Wasting Energy — and Money — This Winter

Are you tired of high utility bills landing in your mailbox in Washington & Idaho? Not sure how to lower those bills without turning your heat way down or taking cold showers? We at Alpine Insurance Inc can help. Nearly 70 percent of the average home’s energy use falls into four main categories, according to Heating (29 percent), water heating (14 percent), appliances (13 percent) and lighting (12 percent). Here are some quick tips to help you save money in each of those areas and stay comfortable at the same time: Heating Use (or install) a programmable thermostat. Running the heat all day when you are at work is a waste, but keeping it off all day means you’re coming home t

Rage on Spokane Roads? Not With These 5 Tips

Good manners when you’re behind the wheel in Spokane – not everyone has them. But, that doesn’t mean you have to get caught up in the rush and the fury. Instead, use these tips to help keep road rage incidents out of our local headlines and, most of all, help keep you safe. Manage your expectations and reactions. When you expect courteous or traffic-free roads, you set yourself up for disappointment and aggravation. Instead, realize that you can’t control other drivers, and you certainly can’t control traffic. You can, however, control how you react to those things. So, do so calmly. Don’t take the actions of others personally, even if they do seem deliberate. Remember, driving is not a race