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A Circle of Trust

12/16/2011 5:15 PM

Category: Powered by Community / Subcategory: Business Development

A Circle of Trust Thinking of creating something beautiful that lasts a lifetime? ActiveWest Builders and Panhandle State Bank put your dreams first. Dennis Cunningham: "PSB makes the financial end of the construction process easy. I recommend them because they care about their customers the way I care about the houses I build. Everything is based on trust and quality." Andi Schoutens: "I want to work with people I can depend on, whether it's building my home or managing my finances. PSB takes care of every aspect of my financial life so that I can do what I love most!"

U.S. Savings Bonds Changes

12/1/2011 12:00 AM

Category: Other News

Big changes right around the corner! Paper U.S. Savings Bonds will not be sold at financial institutions or through mail-in orders after December 31, 2011. Buy and manage electronic savings bonds safely, online, 24/7, through TreasuryDirect, www.treasurydirect.gov.

It all adds up to one great banker.

12/1/2011 12:00 AM

Category: Powered by Community / Subcategory: Business Development

When it comes to business banking, Intermountain Community Banker Ryan Petrik knows what it takes to be successful from the ground up.

"Our work goes on well before and after loans. We help businesses with planning, risk assessment, internet security and more -- as well as how to move through the paperwork necessary to get the resources they need.Intermountain Community Bank understands that we can’t just look at numbers on the page. That’s why I like to get down to business right where business is done. It’s the best way I know of to understand what’s needed and create innovative, flexible solutions for long term success."

It all adds up to one great banker.

11/15/2011 12:00 AM

Category: Powered by Community / Subcategory: Business Development

Intermountain Community Banker Doris Brown is passionate about working one-on-one and face-to-face with her customers, sometimes over several generations.

In this fast-paced world, many people have lost interest in really hearing and understanding others. I like to help my customers relax and take all the time they need, whether they’re talking about their last vacation or their most critical financial matters. I want their banking experience to happen at their pace, whatever that may be. When one of my customers refers a friend or parent for financial planning, or brings in their child to open a first account -- that’s my definition of success. I’m proud to earn the trust of so many wonderful people.

Local Horsepower Helps Rising Stars Shine

11/1/2011 12:00 AM

Category: Powered by Community / Subcategory: Business Development

"Her world will never be the same again."

That’s what the Rising Stars Therapeutic Riding Center means to children and adults with disabilities. Transformation. "There’s just something magical about helping someone find their first connection with a horse," says Rising Stars Executive Director Marni Porath. "Suddenly, you’re part of something big and powerful and enabling. It truly changes lives in ways nothing else can."

Panhandle State Bank Takes a Fresh Approach to Small Business

11/1/2011 12:00 AM

Category: Powered by Community / Subcategory: Business Development

"When we saw the opportunity to purchase the Old Town Market, we knew it was the right fit for our experience and for our hometown ties. We had already decided to leave our previous jobs to start our own business, but we weren’t sure how to get started. A lot of banks weren’t willing to take a chance on us because we didn’t have traditional sources of funding.

Auto Bay Scam

10/14/2011 12:00 AM

Category: Alerts and Scams

A company advertising itself as “AUTO Bay” in Craig’s List and Auto Trader, soliciting consumers for internet automobile purchases is a scam.

M & M Feedlots

10/14/2011 12:00 AM

Category: Powered by Community / Subcategory: Business Development

M & M Feedlots Darin Mann might not seem like a typical third-generation Idaho farmer, with his degree in Chinese from BYU and his background of international travel. But he was happy and grateful to join his father, Kent, working and improving their heifer-replacement operations, and to raise his family on the land his grandfather first farmed in 1947.

Inspired Quality

10/1/2011 12:00 AM

Category: Powered by Community / Subcategory: Business Development

Inspired Quality When Coeur d’Alene native Pepper Smock took on his latest project - creating a restaurant and gathering place for people who appreciate great food, local artistry, and an accessible, elegant atmosphere -- he knew he was stretching some boundaries. But Pepper believes that passion doesn’t cut corners, and it starts at home. That’s why he looked for local partners to build Seasons Fresh Grill and Bar.

Check Therapy Addiction

9/14/2011 12:00 AM

Category: Promotions

Check Therapy Addiction It’s the same story every month. You tell yourself that you’ll change, but when it’s crunch time you still reach for the checkbook. It’s time to get serious about your check-writing habit. You know it will be good for you—safer, faster, easier, and better for the environment.

Fraudulent "FDIC Notification" E-Mails with Attachment

9/2/2011 12:00 AM

Category: Alerts and Scams

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has received numerous reports of fraudulent e-mails that appear to be from the FDIC and contain an infected attachment.

Protect Your Identity From Phone Scams

9/1/2011 12:00 AM

Category: Alerts and Scams

If you receive a phone call indicating that your credit(VISA or MasterCard)/debit card has been compromised or you need to reactivate a card that was deactivated, and asks for the card number, do not provide any personal information. The fraudster may have some information like card your number, phone number and expiration date but will not have the 3 digit security code on the back of your card. Do not provide this number or any other personal information to the caller.

Banking On Beds

9/1/2011 12:00 AM

Category: Powered by Community / Subcategory: Business Development

Most banks are running away from new construction, but when we were ready to build in a new location, ICB was excited and eager to help us.

Building on Our Community

8/17/2011 12:00 AM

Category: Powered by Community / Subcategory: Business Development

Building on Our Community The staff at ICB are so active in our community,they know, they see the great needs we have here. And they do what it takes to make things happen. ICB is much more than a building -- it’s a center of hope.

New Online Banking August 17th

8/15/2011 12:00 AM

Category: Promotions

Don’t you just love Online Banking? You can access your information, make transfers and a whole lot more whenever YOU want from wherever YOU want. Well, get prepared to love it even more! This Wednesday, August 17th, we will launch our new and improved Online Banking program. You’ll love the new look and feel as well as the familiarity of all the functionality you’ve grown to love!

Online Banking Upgrade

8/15/2011 12:00 AM

Category: Alerts and Scams

Online Banking will not be available from 4pm to approximately 8pm PST on Wednesday, August 17th. We apologize for this inconvenience but it is necessary to implement and test all the changes.

Freedom to Choose

8/1/2011 12:00 AM

Category: Promotions

Freedom to Choose The loan that gives you the freedom to choose.

When was the last time you had a mortgage checkup?

8/1/2011 12:00 AM

Category: Promotions

When was the last time you had a mortgage checkup? Having regular checkups by a doctor is critical to ensuring good health. The same concept holds true for one of your most important financial investments: your mortgage.

Merchant Services

7/29/2011 12:00 AM

Category: Promotions

Merchant Services Were so confident we can save your business money we’ll pay you $25 just for the opportunity to review your credit card processing charges.

Selkirks-Pend Oreille Transit Project

7/14/2011 12:00 AM

Category: Powered by Community / Subcategory: Business Development

On June 13, 2011, Selkirks-Pend Oreille Transit, affectionately known as SPOT, launched free bus service connecting the communities of Dover, Sandpoint, Ponderay and Kootenai

Peak Media

7/1/2011 12:00 AM

Category: Powered by Community / Subcategory: Business Development

Peak Media Peak Media is well named: you’ll find the professionals in this production company in helicopters chasing fires, immortalizing skiers, and capturing just about any "peak" story you can think of.

A&W Family Restaurant

7/1/2011 12:00 AM

Category: Powered by Community / Subcategory: Business Development

A&W Family Restaurant "Our Family has a long history of providing quality food and service to our community, and we've been able to build a good business by working seven days a week to take care of our customers."

Debit Card Use Outside the United States

6/20/2011 10:50 AM

Category: Other News

Debit Card Use Outside the United States If you are planning a vacation and will be traveling outside the US, please let us know.

Visa Pumps Up Automatic Hold on Gas Purchases

6/16/2011 12:00 AM

Category: Other News

Starting June 18, 2011, customers paying for gas with Visa cards may see a hold of up to $125 whenever they use an automated fuel dispenser. This is an increase from the previous hold amount of $75.

Take the Stuff that Matters...

6/15/2011 4:18 PM

Category: Promotions

Take the Stuff that Matters... ...Leave the Bills to Us! Online Bill Pay is one more way that we help you save time and money.