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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 September 3, 2023, from 11am to 9pm. Getting There … more
Port Townsend is a notable maritime hub in the Puget Sound. Its bustling, historic waterfront is a perfect home base for Haven Boatworks, a boat building and repair company sought after by maritime … more
A once-in-a-lifetime free community event is planned for First Fed’s Centennial Celebration on Sunday, September 3, 2023. First Fed has announced the mainstage bands, representing diverse music … more
Port Townsend resident Lynn Terwoerds has embraced community in the PNW, serving on non-profit boards where she can make a positive impact locally. Currently she is President of the Board of … more
First Fed has announced the winner of its centennial songwriting contest is “We Believe” by mother and daughter team Mary and Jessie Morgan. The song was selected based on voting open to … more
First Fed celebrates their customers annually with March festivities at their branches. This year’s Customer Appreciation Week is particularly meaningful as 2023 is First Fed’s 100th … more
The maritime industry is woven deep into the history and culture of the Pacific Northwest, dating back hundreds of years. For modern maritime businesses, it’s important to have commercial … more
Scheduling an annual doctor’s appointment is common practice, but your finances could use an annual health checkup as well. A financial checkup, or a financial review, is an in-depth look at … more
Small businesses are essential to a healthy community. A healthy small-business environment encourages people to stay and invest in their towns, perpetuating better public resources. It also … more
The holidays are fast approaching! Before buying another toy for your child, consider the gift of savings. If your kids are old enough to ask to buy things, take the opportunity to start teaching … more
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 in honor of their 100th anniversary in 2023. Those who are … more
On the Olympic Peninsula, the fruitfulness of September is also a harbinger of winter. Fortunately, Washington State University Extension offers professional food preservation guidance to help you … more
As kids head back to school in new shoes, a unique footwear design developed here in Washington continues to gain popularity. BILLY Footwear offers a unique, innovative zipper closure that is both … more
Every year local photography enthusiasts submits their best photos to First Fed’s Proudly PNW photo contest. This year’s contest is now open for submissions! Any photos that showcase the life and the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest are welcome. more
It’s been nearly 30 years since Cindy Hill-Finnie first fell in love with Port Townsend - the Victorian architecture, idyllic neighborhoods, and seaside vistas. Today, she is woven … more
Was your business impacted negatively by the pandemic? Your business may be eligible for the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) tax refund.  PPP and ERC Together The 2020 COVID relief bill … more
At the heart of community banking is the people. Christopher “Chris” Neros was drawn to First Fed for their long legacy of commitment to their communities and pursuit of innovative ways … more
If financial freedom is a life goal for you, a financial plan is critical. A comprehensive financial plan should be reassessed periodically to incorporate life changes. You can begin at any stage in … more
Port Townsend students in the Maritime Discovery Program. Photo credit: James Cook First Fed Gives $1M to Northwest Maritime Center to Expand Access   Port Townsend’s Northwest … more
The vision for Jacob Ramsey’s taxi company came to him while riding in the back of a Seattle cab. A Port Townsend native, he pictured founding a local company that was sustainable and focused … more
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