First Interstate Bancorp, Washington Mutual Savings Bank, and Norwest Corp. have made offers for Pacific First Bank, the Seattle-based thrift put up for sale by its Canadian owner, sources familiar with the bidding said.

While terms of the offers could not be learned, Pacific First's Toronto-based parent, Royal Trustco Ltd., was demanding roughly $450 million despite the Seattle thrift's substantial asset-quality problems, the sources said. They doubted any of the bids met the asking price.

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