Lower Valley Credit Union Merges with Self-Help Federal Credit Union

The partnership brings mission-focused credit unions together to provide expanded financial services to communities and members in Washington.

Northwest Credit Union Leaders Share Lessons Learned in 2020

In a CreditUnions.com feature story, CEOs discuss the challenges of 2020 and opportunities that lie ahead in 2021.

Legacy Federal Credit Union to Merge With Consolidated Community Credit Union

Once approved, the combined Portland-based organization will serve 20,000 members in eight counties.

SELCO Community Credit Union Moves Headquarters to Springfield, Oregon

The new 61,000 square-foot facility will help bring the SELCO team closer together and better meet the evolving needs of its growing workforce.

STCU Acquisition of Four Umpqua Bank Branches Now Complete

The four new STCU branches are now open and serving an additional 5,000 members.

How an Innovative Tool Enabled Northwest Community Credit Union to Schedule 12,000 Appointments in Five Months

When the credit union moved to an appointment-only operation earlier this year, it created a robust online scheduling tool to more efficiently serve members.

Icon Credit Union and Horizon Credit Union Merger Now Complete

Announced early this year, the merging of the two credit unions will offer both fields of membership greater access to valuable financial services.

Seattle Credit Union Leverages Data to Create New Products and Services Based on Community Needs

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Tonita Webb, offers a glimpse into the credit union’s purpose and strategy for data-driven lending.

BECU Commits $5 Million Over the Next Five Years to Support Racial Equity

The Seattle-based credit union is partnering with nonprofits through the Black Community Development Project.

TwinStar Credit Union Shares its Approach to Short-Term and Long-Term Remote Work

The credit union is focusing on culture, infrastructure, and the needs of its employees as it navigates a new normal.

Five Northwest Credit Unions Find Funding Opportunities Through CDFI Awards

Consider your Association and Foundation teams a resource for obtaining designations that make your credit union eligible for this “found money.”

Grassroots Input Essential to Advancing Policy

Work groups in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington volunteered this summer to recommend legislative, regulatory advocacy.

Northwest Credit Unions Win Regional CUNA Awards

Eight credit unions across the region are recognized with Dora Maxwell, Louise Herring, and Alphonse Desjardins awards for their commitment to the “People Helping People” philosophy.

Idaho and Alaska Credit Unions Posted Highest Median Membership Growth Rates in Q2 2020

Northwest credit unions also shined in their return on average assets, data shows.