SOURCE: Timberland Bancorp, Inc.

August 31, 2007 12:59 ET

Timberland Bancorp to Present at the Super Community Banking Conference

HOQUIAM, WA--(Marketwire - August 31, 2007) - Timberland Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSBK), the holding company for Timberland Bank, today announced that Michael R. Sand, President and CEO, and Dean J. Brydon, CFO, are scheduled to present at the Super Community Banking Conference in San Francisco. Timberland's presentation is on Thursday, September 6, 2007, at 5:25 p.m. PDT.

On July 24, 2007, Timberland reported record third quarter earnings per share led by strong loan growth, ongoing share repurchases and excellent asset quality. Timberland increased its diluted earnings per share 11% to $0.31 compared to $0.28 per share in the third quarter of fiscal 2006. Net income for the quarter ended June 30, 2007, increased 4% year over year and 12% from the quarter immediately prior. Fiscal third quarter net income totaled $2.14 million compared to $2.06 million for the fiscal quarter a year ago and $1.92 million for the quarter immediately prior. All per share data has been adjusted to reflect the 2-for-1 stock split in the form of a 100% dividend paid on June 5, 2007.

About Timberland Bancorp, Inc.

Timberland Bancorp, Inc. stock trades on the NASDAQ global market under the symbol "TSBK." The Bank operates 21 branches in the state of Washington in Hoquiam, Aberdeen, Ocean Shores, Montesano, Elma, Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater, Yelm, Puyallup, Edgewood, Tacoma, Spanaway (Bethel Station), Gig Harbor, Poulsbo, Silverdale, Auburn, Winlock, and Toledo.

About Super Community Bank Conferences

Super Community Bank Conferences present a broad range of community banks with assets ranging from approximately $200 million to over $10 billion. The conferences include a mix of high-performing banks as well as unique strategies, special situations and new bank introductions. These conferences provide small-, micro- and mid-cap banks with an opportunity to reach a wide audience of investors specifically interested in this sector of the banking industry. Community banks throughout the country present at four Super Community Bank conferences: West Coast (San Francisco in September), Mid-Atlantic (Philadelphia in November), Southeast (Atlanta in February), and Midwest (Chicago in February).

The West Coast Super Community Bank Conference will take place in San Francisco on September 6-7, 2007. The conference features 12 community banks presenting to an audience of institutional equity investors, high net-worth individuals, and analysts from leading investment banks. For additional conference information or registration, visit the web site:

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