Third-quarter earnings were generally strong for western banks, but local economic conditions caused variations.

Vibrant economies in Utah and Oregon, for example, contributed to above- average growth of net income growth - as high as 20%. But the sluggish Hawaiian economy kept earnings there relatively stagnant.

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