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First Fed Branch Manager Robin Bookter reviews options with an account holder in Sequim.

Financial Check-Ups with Your Local Banker

As the New Year begins, it brings with it the perfect opportunity for renewal, reflection, and reevaluation—especially when it comes to your financial health. The… Continue reading

 

2012 August 29th Marmot Monitoring Survey at Hurricane Hill - Photo credit to Kiley Barbero.

‘Loop Hikes in the Olympic Mountains’ created one step at a time

A unique New Book by Tim Paschal

 

Centennial Celebration Event Map.

First Fed Centennial Event Guide

The First Fed Centennial Celebration is almost upon us! Here is the definitive guide to making the most of this once-in-a-lifetime event on Sept. 3,… Continue reading

 

The Clallam County Fair runs Aug. 17 to 20 at Clallam County Fairgrounds.

Clallam County Fair hosts Country Nights and Carnival Lights!

The fair returns Aug. 17 to 20 – here’s how to plan your visit

The Clallam County Fair runs Aug. 17 to 20 at Clallam County Fairgrounds.
Owner Michael Rocha with a previous year's prize vehicle given away by Rocha Family Auto Sales.

This local auto dealer is giving one Sequim High senior the keys to the fast lane

One Sequim High School grad will receive a new car!

Owner Michael Rocha with a previous year's prize vehicle given away by Rocha Family Auto Sales.
Photo by Elisa Laverty, grand prize winner of the Proudly PNW photo contest. Photo courtesy First Fed

New PNW Song Contest plus Photo Winners

Each year, First Fed holds a photo contest to celebrate the beauty of the PNW. This year they are also hosting a new songwriting contest… Continue reading

Photo by Elisa Laverty, grand prize winner of the Proudly PNW photo contest. Photo courtesy First Fed
First Fed and FNWB CEO Matt Deines and First Fed COO Chris Riffle.

Financial fintech partnership expands loan opportunities

Companies often seek out banks to help expand their product offerings in financial services. Whether offering a branded credit card or purchase payment plan, these… Continue reading

First Fed and FNWB CEO Matt Deines and First Fed COO Chris Riffle.
The M.V. Coho has carried millions of cars and passenger in its 60 years of service.

Black Ball Ferry sails again

The Black Ball Ferry Line is sailing again after 18-months of suspended service, reconnecting the shores of the Olympic Peninsula with Victoria, British Columbia. The… Continue reading

The M.V. Coho has carried millions of cars and passenger in its 60 years of service.
First Fed team members have enjoyed volunteering their time to work with Habitat Clallam's projects.

Building Community through Affordable Housing

Building affordable housing from the ground up is at the heart of Habitat for Humanity’s mission. Their vision is a world where everybody has a… Continue reading

First Fed team members have enjoyed volunteering their time to work with Habitat Clallam's projects.
Grand prize winner Jaidyn Backus was drawn to take the photo when she saw the rock stack at Salt Creek. “I loved seeing how they made the rocks balance so flawlessly.”

Local Talent Featured in Proudly PNW Calendar from First Fed

Each year, First Fed holds a photo contest to select stunning images for our next year’s calendar. The contest is open to anyone who loves… Continue reading

Grand prize winner Jaidyn Backus was drawn to take the photo when she saw the rock stack at Salt Creek. “I loved seeing how they made the rocks balance so flawlessly.”
Dream Playground Build

Local programs expand access to banking services

Even in our modern, connected world, barriers to banking still exist for some folks which can make it tough to manage money, or in some… Continue reading

Dream Playground Build
Gabriel S. (“Gabe”) Galanda has been appointed to the Boards of Directors for First Northwest Bancorp, the holding company for First Federal Savings and Loan of Port Angeles.

Port Angeles born and raised, Indigenous lawyer appointed to First Fed Board

‘I hope to represent and give voice to the Olympic Peninsula’s historically marginalized communities.’

Gabriel S. (“Gabe”) Galanda has been appointed to the Boards of Directors for First Northwest Bancorp, the holding company for First Federal Savings and Loan of Port Angeles.
First Federal Community Foundation awards Fall 2020 Grants to nonprofit organizations in Clallam and Jefferson counties.

Nonprofits serving Clallam, Jefferson, Kitsap, Whatcom counties share $365,000 in grant awards

First Federal Community Foundation announces Fall 2020 grant recipients

First Federal Community Foundation awards Fall 2020 Grants to nonprofit organizations in Clallam and Jefferson counties.