Banner Corporation Schedules 1Q14 Conference Call and Webcast

WALLA WALLA, Wash., March 31, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Banner Corporation (Nasdaq:BANR), the parent company of Banner Bank and Islanders Bank, today announced that it will report first quarter 2014 results after the market closes on Monday, April 21, 2014. Management will host a conference call on Tuesday, April 22 at 8:00 a.m. PDT (11:00 a.m. EDT) to discuss the results. The call will also be broadcast live via the internet.

Interested investors may listen to the call live at Investment professionals are invited to dial (480) 629-9692 to participate in the call. A replay will be available at

About the Company

Banner Corporation is a $4.4 billion bank holding company operating two commercial banks in Washington, Oregon and Idaho. Banner serves the Pacific Northwest region with a full range of deposit services and business, commercial real estate, construction, residential, agricultural and consumer loans. Visit Banner Bank on the Web at

CONTACT: MARK J. GRESCOVICH, PRESIDENT & CEO LLOYD W. BAKER, CFO (509) 527-3636Source:Banner Corporation