Bauer Financial Reports Inc., a Florida research firm, announced recently that Bonneville Bank, 1675 N. 200 West, has been awarded a five-star rating, identifying the institution as one of the safest, most credit-worthy banks in the United States.

The award is based on a zero to five-star rating assigned by Bauer based on its analysis of the March 31, 1990 financial data as filed with federal regulators.Out of 12,592 banks reporting for the same period, only 3,242 banks nationwide received the five-star rating.