BBQ IN THE WOODS

Colville’s inaugural customer BBQ and open house was the talk of the town. 

2019 SKILLS USA COMPETITION

The annual Idaho Skills USA competition recently took place in Meridian, hosted by Western States Cat. This prestigious event allows select high school and college students from around the state of Idaho a chance to demonstrate their technical knowledge while vying for top honors and a shot at competing at the National level. Outside organizations…

EGGstravaganza

Usually the words “photo booth” conjure up images of crazy props and people making silly faces.  However at the recent Caldwell EGGstravaganza event, the cabs of a Cat mini-excavator and skid steer were the props and the faces were all smiles. 

LEWISTON WELCOMES ALL

Spring weather in our part of the country is notoriously unpredictable, however the sun was shining brightly in Lewiston for what was probably one of the first BBQs of 2019.

CHEERING ON SKIJORING

What do cowboys do in the winter, when there’s too much snow for rodeo? Skijoring.

MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM MISSOULA, MT

When it comes to holiday cheer, Missoula means business, specifically the business of decking out machines in Christmas lights.

PENDLETON PROVIDES

Giving back to our communities isn’t something we do just during the holiday season, but year-round. There are many homeless students in the Pendleton area, some in tents, cars, or couch surfing. To curb this issue, our Pendleton team has been working with a locally run non-profit that aids in housing and supporting homeless students.…

POCATELLO PROVIDES SAFE HAVEN FOR NEIGHBORING HIGH SCHOOL

Pocatello recently held a drill that aims to provide a safe haven for the neighboring high school in case of emergency. The Western Cares initiative allows over 1,300 students and faculty to utilize our large warehouse space and controlled climate. Here’s a video describing the Emergency Action Plan.

BREAKING IN NEW CALDWELL STORE WITH A BBQ

Feeding our customers is a great way to say thanks. It’s also a great way to create awareness about a new location. Our new parts and sales store opened earlier this year in Caldwell, Idaho, about 30 minutes from Meridian. It was here where 120+ customers, many of whom did not know about the new…

MISSOULA WRAPS UP SUMMER

The last customer appreciation lunch of the summer was held on a clear, chilly day in Missoula.  The local Western States team used the opportunity to catch up with customers and friends after a busy summer.