Glacier Bancorp, Inc. Increases Quarterly Dividend

KALISPELL, Mont., Nov. 29, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Glacier Bancorp, Inc.'s (Nasdaq:GBCI) Board of Directors, at a meeting held on November 28, 2012, declared a quarterly dividend of $.14 per share, an increase of $0.01 per share, or 8%. The January 2013 dividend payment has been moved to December this year. The dividend is payable on December 20, 2012, to owners of record on December 11, 2012. The Company has paid a dividend for 111 consecutive quarters.

Glacier Bancorp, Inc. is the parent company for Glacier Bank, Kalispell and bank divisions First Security Bank of Missoula; Valley Bank of Helena; Big Sky Western Bank, Bozeman; Western Security Bank, Billings; and First Bank of Montana, Lewistown; all operating in Montana; as well as Mountain West Bank, Coeur d'Alene, with operations in Idaho, Utah and Washington; 1st Bank, Evanston, operating in Wyoming and Utah; Citizens Community Bank, Pocatello, operating in Idaho; Bank of the San Juans, Durango, operating in Colorado; and First Bank of Wyoming, Powell, operating in Wyoming.

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