Credit unions in the state of Washington prepare for minimum wage hikes.
Three Northwest states–Washington, Oregon and Montana–have become the nation’s epicenter of merging activity among credit unions, with supporters claiming the trend underscores a higher level of member service.
Montana First CU wins approval in second vote on merger with Horizon Credit Union of Spokane Valley, Wash.
In a rare case of reversals, two proposed credit union mergers–one an interstate pact in the Northwest and the other involving Louisiana CUs–were called off last week as a result of member opposition.
Challenge possible at Thursday vote for merger between Spokane Valley and Missoula credit unions.
Washington state's Horizon CU already has footprint in Idaho.