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WinCo Needs Few Good Men, Women

WinCo Foods will hire about 180 people for the supermarket it plans to open in Coeur d'Alene in the first half of November, a company official said Wednesday. Management staff for the store will be made up of individuals who have been transferred from other stores, said Michael Read, vice president of public and legal affairs for WinCo. The Coeur d'Alene store is at 1485 W. Appleway Ave., just east of Ramsey Road and north of Interstate 90. Read said the company is already accepting applications online for the Coeur d'Alene store. The company website is He said the company is looking for new employees for every aspect of store operations. He said the company usually pays slightly above the prevailing wage for each position in the industry/David Cole, Coeur d'Alene Press. More here.

DFO: The best job that I had as a teen/young adult was grocery store work, as a clerk, stocker & box boy. How about you?

Question: Have you ever worked in a grocery store?

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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