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Safety Tips

The smell of fall is in the air. The days are cooler and the nights in our area down right cold. Summer days are gone and the big yellow bus is racing down our country roads to pick eager children and send them back to...

[caption id="attachment_1447" align="alignleft" width="474"] Fresh raw beef on wooden cutting board with pepper[/caption] It's summer time and we like to have back yard parties and invite folks for bar-b-ques.  Potato and macaroni salads along with fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables are often on the menu. An uninvited...

Here in Central Oregon we are under a heat advisory. The temperatures this weekend are predicted to be over 100 degrees. Many Central Oregonians like to take advantage of our summer weather to get some outdoor summer exercise. But with temps over 100 you need...

Parents worry about their kids getting hurt or injured in an accident all the time. I was surprised to learn that only 15% of kids wear a bike helmet while cycling. Just wearing a helmet could save your kid from brain injury or even death....

We all love spring break. A chance to leave the office or student desk behind and relax in the sun. This does not mean that hidden dangers do not sneak up on us during our vacation bliss. Bancorp Insurance wants to share a few travel...

Watch our quick guide How Buy Your Health Insurance. Remember you can only buy or change your health insurance during open enrollment, which starts November 15th 2015 and will end February 15th 2014 . If you want your health insurance to start January 1st, 2015...

My family and I love camping in Oregon. There are literally thousands of beautiful camping areas all across the state. But when you are out in the woods remember you're not alone. You are in the home  of Oregon's wildlife.  In fact did you know...

It's that time of year when we see more thunder storms and lightning  strikes. Several years ago a lightning bolt hit in the parking lot of our business. There was no fire damage, but the power surge that went through building knocked out our phone...

School is out and kids have time to help around the house and yard. In fact many pre-teens still make a little spending money by mowing either your lawn or a neighbor's yard. Before teaching your child to mow the lawn make sure he or...

Did you know most power boats are not covered under your homeowners or renters policy. Coverage for small boats like canoes and a small fishing dingy varies depending on the motor size etc. Check with your homeowners insurer for clarification.  If you own a sky...

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