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Stuck by the side of the road? Hope you’re wearing a collar ...

Turns out, PEMCO Northwest Profile #23, Marymoor Off-Leash Dog Lady, isn’t the only person passionate about pets. A recent PEMCO Poll showed that Northwesterners are much more likely to leap into action to help a dog trapped in a car than a fellow traveler stuck by the side of the road.

Woof!

Nine out...

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Summer concert do's and don'ts

Summer concerts give us the chance to sit back, relax, and leave our worries at home – unless you aren’t familiar with the proper etiquette. Different genres of music call for different concert norms, but we’ve consulted our experts (including the Gorge Groupie) to gather the basics and help make...

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6 tips to creating a water-wise Northwest garden

Last summer's droughts in Washington and Oregon were a wake-up call for some Northwest gardeners. Even though we live in a place known for its mild climate and annual rainfall, it's a good idea to look for ways to be more water-wise with your plantings. Fortunately, there's no need to swap your...

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Let PEMCO pay your tolls for a year!

To celebrate the opening of the new, safer SR 520 floating bridge this April, we’re holding a contest and giving five lucky winners $2,500 cash each – the equivalent of FREE 520 bridge-crossing tolls for a year!

To enter, go to Facebook and comment on our Facebook post. Tell us who your favorite Nor...

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Join parade of Northwest Profiles in Portland

Who wants to set a Guinness World Record and help cure cancer? 

You're invited to dress up as your favorite Northwest Profile and join PEMCO's event team walking in Portland's Rose Festival Grand Floral Walk on June 7.

It's good fun, good for you, and a good chance together we'll break the Guinness...

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Remembering when I earned my first Bloomsday T-shirt

In high school, I wanted to be a runner so bad. My brother and cousin had always excelled on our cross country team, so I figured I would too. After about two months of summer training, I quit. When I got to Gonzaga University (go Zags!) in Spokane, I tried running again -- eventually earning my...

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Northwest Profiles: They live among us!

As a Northwest native, I’ve always found it fun and entertaining to spot PEMCO’s quirky and unique Northwest Profiles in my neighborhood. My friend is a Sandals & Socks Guy, for example; I go to school with a couple of Supercharged Seahawks Fans, and just learned my coworker is an Urban Chicken...

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Behind the scenes at a Sounders game

Someone screams, “Scarves up!” The crowd begins marching down the street, screaming and cheering for their favorite team, “I know I am, I’m sure I am.” Green and blue smoke rises above their heads, framing the entrance to the stadium.

 I can’t believe I’m in Seattle’s Pioneer Square and part of the...

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A NW Profile mug for every occasion

As the holiday season rapidly approaches,  we hope all of you Northwesterners are gearing up to celebrate your favorite traditions.

Whether you're anxiously anticipating a white Christmas alongside First Snowflake Freakout Lady, denying the reality of Seattle winter with Sandals and Socks Guy, or...

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A day in the life of a Mobile Food Rodeo Wrangler

You might not have noticed him checking the gas levels on the generators, but he was there. You might have just missed him when he was verifying that the 45 exceptional food trucks were in their proper spots. And who was that guy who showed us to our new favorite crepe truck?  His name is Jeff, the...

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