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  • Shoplifter in wrong place at the wrong time

    Not only did a man suspected of stealing liquor from a north side Safeway Tuesday run right toward Sheriff’s deputies investigating a bank robbery next door, he even looked a …

  • Deputies seek bank robber but nab shoplifter

    The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who robbed the Chase Bank at 822 W. Francis Tuesday afternoon.

  • Then and Now: Pay’n Takit stores

    It’s hard to overstate the impact the Skaggs family had on retail business in 20th century America. Around 1915, Rev. Samuel and Nancy Skaggs opened Skaggs Cash Store dry goods …

  • Frozen food recall covers hundreds of items from many stores

    Amid a massive frozen foods recall involving millions of packages of fruits and vegetables that were shipped to all 50 U.S. states, Canada and Mexico, authorities who want to stem …

  • Liberty Lake Safeway store part of huge Haggen acquisition

    Bellingham-based Haggen Inc. will enter the grocery market in Eastern Washington by buying the Safeway store in Liberty Lake, the company announced Friday. Haggen will buy 146 Safeway and Albertsons …

  • Safeway store in Liberty Lake part of big Haggen expansion

    Bellingham-based Haggen Inc. will enter the grocery market in Eastern Washington by buying the Safeway store in Liberty Lake, the company announced Friday.

  • Plank ramps up flavor

    There’s no salmon like cedar-planked salmon. Incredibly moist, tender and perfumed with woodsy and smoky flavors, it might be my favorite way to enjoy this staple of the Pacific Northwest.

  • Albertsons owner to buy Safeway grocery chain

    PLEASANTON, Calif. (AP) — Safeway says it has agreed to be acquired by an investment group led by Cerebus Capital Management, the owner of Albertsons and several other supermarket chains.

  • Two arrested in connection with pharmacy robberies

    Police have arrested two people they believe are connected to five of the eight pharmacy robberies reported in Spokane County since Jan. 1, including the most recent robbery at the …

  • Mashed or gratin, sweet or plain, tater must-haves

    Mashed potatoes are creamy and comforting. So are whipped sweet potatoes topped with a velvety crust of toasted marshmallows. This time of year, the root vegetables are readily available. In …

  • Spokane police seek suspects in Safeway kiosk robbery

    Spokane police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects who robbed a Safeway gas station kiosk.

  • Suspected liquor thief found by police dog Laslo

    A 23-year-old man was arrested after sheriff’s deputies say he stole liquor and ran from the Safeway on Argonne Road in Spokane Valley on Friday evening.

  • Police searching for Banner Bank robber

    Spokane Police are looking for a man suspected of robbing a Banner Bank in a north Spokane Safeway on Friday afternoon.

  • Safeway selling stores in Canada to Sobeys

    NEW YORK – Safeway Inc. is selling its supermarket operations in Canada to food retailer Sobeys for $5.7 billion. Sobeys, a unit of Empire Co. Ltd, is already the No. …

  • Liquor thefts have police, state, stores ill at ease

    The surveillance video from the Liberty Lake Safeway store is crystal clear. A thief walks into the liquor aisle, glances over his shoulder, grabs a bottle of liquor and casually …

  • Booze competition likely to intensify

    Fans and critics of the 2012 law that allowed private firms to take over liquor sales can agree on one thing: Like it or not, Washington’s retail spirits industry is …

  • Some costs may rise when private retailers sell booze

    If Washington voters thought that letting private retailers take over liquor sales would make life simpler, they might have been wrong. Come Friday, prices for thousands of different libations will …

  • Robber holds up grocery store at knife point

    A masked man robbed several cashiers at knife point at the Safeway on Northwest Boulevard this evening. Witnesses said the man put a knife to at least two cashiers’ throats …

  • Cash rolls in for, against liquor sales initiative

    OLYMPIA – This year’s ballot measure to get state government out of the liquor business is shaping up to be another multimillion-dollar fight that will pit one of Washington’s largest …

  • Empty Safeway will reopen as Grocery Outlet

    The empty Safeway supermarket on West Third in Spokane will reopen this fall as a Grocery Outlet store.

  • Quick-thinking citizens earn police chief’s plaudits

    For Dillon Fabie, there was no decision to be made. Just an adrenaline rush and a quick sprint across a parking lot and there he was, restraining a suspected purse …

  • Hire Ability Day touts workplace accommodations

    Smart businesses are hiring workers with disabilities now because they know entry-level job openings will go begging in 15 years when there will be fewer workers to fill them, said …

  • Here’s the Dirt: Safeway updating regional center

    It’s costing Safeway Corp. $1.9 million at its Spokane regional distribution center to move the large building’s refrigeration system onto the roof. The work started in July and is expected …

  • New composting facilities give stores the green light

    Managers of Spokane Valley-based Yoke’s Fresh Market say they’re saving $7,000 a week by separating food waste from store garbage and sending it to a regional composting facility. Yoke’s seven …

  • Middle-age woman sought in bank heist

    A woman robbed a bank inside a Spokane grocery store on Wednesday.

  • Woman robs bank inside Spokane grocery store

    A woman robbed a bank inside a grocery store in central Spokane today.

  • Northeast community center expanding

    Spokane’s Northeast Community Center, at 4001 N. Cook St., has started work on a $3 million addition that will create 30,000 square feet of meeting and office space and a …

  • Woman identifies her son as Banner Bank robbery suspect

    A man suspected of robbing an east Spokane bank this week was arrested Thursday after police said he appeared to be staking out a different bank.

  • Robber steals cash from Safeway bank

    A man robbed a bank inside an Spokane grocery store Monday. About 5:26 p.m., the robber entered a Banner Bank branch inside the Safeway store at 933 E. Mission Ave., …

  • Shopping center update almost complete

    A longtime North Side fixture is receiving a contemporary face-lift. Aaron Lake of Stejer Development said the makeover of the Town and Country Shopping Center on west Francis Avenue is …



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