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Northwest Bancorporation, Inc.
Northwest Bancorporation, Inc. Announces Fourth-quarter Financial Information
SPOKANE, Wash., Feb. 8, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northwest Bancorporation, Inc. (OTCBB:NBCT) President & CEO Randall L. Fewel today announced fourth-quarter after-tax earnings for the company of $564,009 which is a 21.7% improvement over the same quarter last year ($463,502). Fewel reported that year-to-date earnings for the twelve months ending December 31, 2004 are $1,964,317. This is a 12.5% increase over the $1,746,275 the Company earned in 2003.
Department of Public Safety Deploys SCAN Alert Technology
ROHNERT PARK, Calif., Feb. 8, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Rohnert Park (California) Department of Public Safety today announced the Department will begin sending community-based emergency alerts using SCAN USA Corporation's proprietary "digital neighborhood alert" system. The announcement was made by Tom Bullard, Rohnert Park Public Safety Department Chief, who also demonstrated the new system for members of the department and local media.
Quest Oil Company Details Its Accomplishments and Plans For The New Year
ARLINGTON, Texas, Feb. 8, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Quest Oil Corporation, (OTCBB:QOIL) today reports on the recent accomplishments of the Company in response to questions from shareholders. The Company continues to entertain joint venture and acquisition opportunities as well as develop new financial sources for further growth opportunities.
Rx Processing Acquires Lab Pass Associates LLC
TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 8, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Rx Processing Corporation (Pink Sheets:RXPC), a leading source of low-cost prescription medications for millions of Americans who have no prescription insurance coverage, announces today that it has acquired Lab Pass Associates LLC. Lab Pass Associates is a registered U.S. government contractor that provides lab screenings and drug testing to corporations, unions, and members through over 3,000 FDA Approved patient service centers. Rx Processing acquired 100% ownership in Lab Pass Associates in exchange for 800,000 shares of Common Stock.
The Pomerantz Firm Charges Sierra Wireless, Inc. With Securities Fraud -- SWIR
NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pomerantz Haudek Block Grossman & Gross LLP (www.pomerantzlaw.com) has filed a class action lawsuit on February 7, 2005 in the United States District Court, Southern District of New York, against Sierra Wireless, Inc. ("Sierra" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:SWIR) and certain of its officers and directors, on behalf of purchasers of the common stock of Sierra during the period from January 28, 2004 to January 26, 2005, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Stratus Services Group, Inc.
Stratus Services Group, Inc. Announces Entry into Management Agreement with ALS, LLC
MANALAPAN, N.J., Feb. 8, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Stratus Services Group, Inc., the SMARTSolutions(TM) Company (OTCBB:SSVG), announced today that it has entered into a Management Agreement ("Management Agreement") with ALS, LLC ("ALS"), with regard to certain outsourcing and management services it will perform for the Company.