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  • Downtown Spokane bank robbed

    The Banner Bank at 508 W. Third Avenue was robbed Wednesday afternoon, the third bank robbery in the area in the last week. The initial description of the suspect is …

  • Police searching for bank robber

    A robbery was reported at the Banner Bank in the 4400 block of North Division shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday and police are looking for the suspect.

  • Valley bank manager admits stealing money

    A former Spokane Valley bank manager pleaded guilty Tuesday to embezzling more than $92,000 from the Banner Bank branch she oversaw by pilfering cash from the till and writing phony …

  • Banner Bank buying AmericanWest Bank in $702 million deal

    Banner Bank is taking over Spokane-based AmericanWest Bank in a $702 million deal that will expand its regional banking brand into 190 branches across five states. While the Banner name …

  • Spokane Police searching for bank robber

    Spokane Police are looking for a man they say walked into a Banner Bank branch at a north Spokane grocery store and handed a teller a note demanding money. A …

  • Spokane police arrest suspect in two area bank robberies

    Spokane police arrested the man suspected of robbing two banks earlier this month.

  • Spokane Police looking for bank robbery suspect

    Surveillance photos show a man police say walked up to a teller at a bank in north Spokane earlier this month and demanded money. No weapon was shown.

  • Police searching for Banner Bank robber

    Spokane Police are looking for a man suspected of robbing a Banner Bank in a north Spokane Safeway on Friday afternoon.

  • Education Notebook: Local partnership salutes students

    Banner Bank and the Spokane Indians have awarded local high school graduates with $500 scholarships for their academic achievements. The scholarships were also given to the students based on their …

  • Police: Bank robber’s bomb threat led to evacuations

    A suspected robber arrested inside a downtown Spokane bank this afternoon falsely told police there was a bomb inside the building, leading to road closures and evacuations at nearby offices.

  • Police : Same woman linked to 2 bank robberies

    A woman who wore a red wig to rob a Spokane bank in late June may have struck again this week.

  • Middle-age woman sought in bank heist

    A woman robbed a bank inside a Spokane grocery store on Wednesday.

  • Woman robs bank inside Spokane grocery store

    A woman robbed a bank inside a grocery store in central Spokane today.

  • Woman identifies her son as Banner Bank robbery suspect

    A man suspected of robbing an east Spokane bank this week was arrested Thursday after police said he appeared to be staking out a different bank.

  • Robber steals cash from Safeway bank

    A man robbed a bank inside an Spokane grocery store Monday. About 5:26 p.m., the robber entered a Banner Bank branch inside the Safeway store at 933 E. Mission Ave., …

  • A time to save

    More Americans are trying to save money as they contend with the recession, and Spokane residents are no different. But officials at local financial institutions, social service and counseling agencies …

  • Road still bumpy for area banks, leader says

    Five Eastern Washington banks serving Spokane have lost nearly $750 million since 2007, and bad loans will keep the pressure on the banks for the foreseeable future, the president of …

  • Heating up the home market

    Sterling Savings Bank and Banner Bank are offering mortgages at interest rates below 4 percent in a pair of programs designed to help their contractor customers move unoccupied homes – …

  • Banks offer mortgage deals on unoccupied homes

    Sterling Savings Bank and Banner Bank are offering mortgages at interest rates below 4 percent in a pair of programs designed to help their contractor customers move unoccupied homes – …

  • Bailout needs to trickle all the way down

    There’s something to be said for a yearlong hiatus as business columnist: 2008? Not my fault. But certainly a missed opportunity, because the past 12 months were such a target-rich …

  • Sterling could net $303 million from bailout fund

    Spokane’s Sterling Financial Corp. will receive $303 million from the U.S. Treasury if a tentative deal announced Monday closes. The investment, one of dozens approved or pending as the Treasury …

  • Business in brief: Banner Bank OK’d to buy F&M Bank

    Walla Walla-based Banner Bank has received federal and state approval to buy F&M Bank of Spokane, the company announced Thursday. The $98.8 million deal still requires approval by F&M Bank …

  • Bert Caldwell: FDIC hopes to enlist banks in payday battle

    Payday lenders, already in the sights of the U.S. Department of Defense, have now been targeted by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Led by Chairman Sheila Bair, the agency charged …

  • Bert Caldwell: CEO Jones reflects on a Banner year

    D. Michael Jones has seen Spokane and Spokane banking coming and going. Coming when he returned to Spokane 33 years ago to join Washington Bancshares Inc., the forerunner of Old …

  • F&M Bank to be sold to Banner

    F&M Bank, a Spokane institution that celebrated its 100th year in business this year, will be sold to Banner Bank in a cash and stock deal valued at $98.8 million. …



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