October 19, 2020

CLAYS FOR THE COMMUNITY

The 17th Annual Western States Cat/Ronald McDonald House Charities of Idaho Sporting Clays Tournament wrapped up on October 11, with new accommodations to make sure attendees could participate safely.

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October 15, 2020

READY FOR THE RAILROAD

Over the last two weeks, the Railroad Solutions team and Spokane Service have worked together to accomplish a first for Western States: upfitting a 325 hi-rail excavator.

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October 1, 2020

EMPLOYEE FEATURE: MERV LEWIS

Since it became a stand-alone division of Western States in 2016, Merv Lewis has dedicated his career to serving railroad clients as part of our Railroad Solutions team.

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September 15, 2020

VOLUNTEERING FOR THE COMMUNITY

Several Meridian employees volunteered at The Idaho Foodbank’s warehouse this month, where they helped to get donations packaged and ready to go out to families in need.

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September 11, 2020

REMEMBERING 9/11

In honor of the bravery of first responders and the lives lost on the September 11, 2001, Western States is proud to display the American flag over our Meridian yard.

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September 10, 2020

RAILROAD GOES VIRTUAL

Large in-person events have been put on hold for the foreseeable future, but our Railroad Solutions team is gearing up to participate in a new kind of tradeshow: completely online.

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September 1, 2020

WELCOME TO THE FAMILY

With new accommodations in place to follow social distancing guidelines, the Meridian store hosted the first New Employee Orientation since February last week. 

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August 27, 2020

WORK IN THE WOODS

When Caterpillar’s role in the forestry industry changed in 2018, many logging customers had questions about what their relationship with Western States would look like moving forward. With the hard work of team members like Clay Young, Forestry Application Specialist, our forestry customers continue to be supported in every aspect of their machinery needs.

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August 21, 2020

HORSES FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS

The Mini Joys, an equine therapy organization, paid a special visit to the St. Luke’s hospital employees in Boise, Idaho this week to show the community’s appreciation for their hard work.

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August 13, 2020

REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE

Cardboard and wood notoriously take up a lot of space in our landfills. Meridian Yard Operations Manager Andy Jenness has been finding new ways to limit and manage waste, reducing the amount of trash that makes its way to the dumpster.

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