Wells Fargo & Co. said it will sell First Interstate
The sale, which is expected to close Nov. 30, is subject to regulatory
Wells bought the parent First Interstate Bancorp on April 1.
Ron Kukes, president and chief executive of First Interstate Bank of
Mr. Kukes, who has headed the bank since its establishment in 1988, also
He said the newly independent, locally owned community bank would retain
The branches would operate under the First Interstate Bank of Alaska
"Keeping the existing management and employees in place will provide