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.…

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…

TOUCH-A-TRUCK

The Boise, ID Touch-a-Truck event was once again a huge hit. This annual event provided a hands-on opportunity for children of all ages to interact with and explore working trucks of all makes and models. Vehicles on display ranged from construction equipment to vintage trucks and emergency vehicles.

THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT.

The men and women at Western States have big hearts.  Helping out people around us is ingrained in who we are, and it is particularly evident during the holidays.  Here are some of the ways our teams have lent a hand recently.

A NIGHT SO BRIGHT.

Building a parade float with co-workers is one activity that would probably rank high for team building.  Our Pocatello team found this to be true first-hand when they participated in Pocatello’s “A Night So Bright” light parade recently. 

PROOF. PEOPLE + MACHINES + TECHNOLOGY MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Here’s a story about how people, machines and technology all came together to replace an aging baseball field in Seattle. 

WESTERN STATES HELPS OUT AN OLD TREE

It isn’t every day we get to participate in the preservation of our history and culture, but in late June Western States’ Meridian store got just such a chance.

4,000 PARTS LATER.

Cat® Certified Rebuilds are amazing. Not just because they save loads of cash, but because of how inspiring it is to see these enormous projects from start to finish. This 1999 988F log loader is no exception.