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Sterling Financial

Spokane-based Sterling Savings Bank and holding company Sterling Financial Corp. were founded in 1983 by William Zuppe and Harold Gilkey.


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  • Sat., April 19, 2014

    Sterling-Umpqua union official

    For employees of Sterling Bank, Friday marked a bittersweet finale, the official last day before being folded into Portland-based Umpqua Bank. After a dramatic economic turnaround following a dark two …


  • Wed., April 2, 2014

    Umpqua to complete merger with Sterling

    Federal bank regulators have given the green light to Umpqua Bank and Spokane-based Sterling Financial Corp. to conclude their merger, announced last year. The first signs of the takeover will …


  • Tue., April 1, 2014, 11:22 a.m.

    Feds OK Sterling, Umpqua merger

    Federal bank officials have given the green light to Umpqua Bank and Spokane-based Sterling Financial Corp. to conclude their merger, first announced last year.


  • Tue., Nov. 5, 2013

    Inland Northwest Index shows regional growth lagging

    The Hart Capital Inland Northwest Index’s third-quarter performance showed lackluster growth of 3.7 percent, a figure that could have been worse if not for the strong performance by regional banks. …


  • Thu., Sept. 12, 2013

    Sterling Financial, Umpqua Holdings to merge

    Sterling Financial Corp., the highest-valued publicly traded corporation headquartered in Spokane and one of the city’s largest employers, is merging with Umpqua Holdings Corp. of Portland. Sterling branches will be …

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