Stories tagged: walmart
SUNDAY, MARCH 19, 2017, 4:16 P.M.
Police searching for suspect in armed robbery near Walmart on Colton Street
Spokane Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a delivery driver near the Walmart Supercenter at 9212 N. Colton St. Saturday night.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2017, 8:03 P.M.
Judge rejects $80M penalty in Wal-Mart truck drivers lawsuit
A federal judge on Wednesday refused to force Wal-Mart to pay $80 million in penalties in a lawsuit alleging the retail giant failed to pay hundreds of truck drivers in …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, JAN. 17, 2017, 11:07 P.M.
Wal-Mart opens training center for new managers in Airway Heights
Walmart has opened a facility in Airway Heights to train entry-level managers from around the region.
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016, 11:26 A.M.
Suspect arrested after Wal-Mart semi leads authorities on chase across Spokane
A man driving a stolen semi truck with a Wal-Mart trailer led authorities on a chase throughout Spokane before crashing into a family’s garage and running away Thursday morning.
MONDAY, OCT. 17, 2016, 5:37 P.M.
Hayden shoplifting suspect went big, left store with 2 loaded carts
An accused shoplifter in North Idaho walked out of a Walmart store as if she had won a shopping spree. Jennifer L. Dossett of Coeur d’Alene allegedly pushed two carts …
TUESDAY, OCT. 11, 2016, 3:59 P.M.
If Amazon is really opening brick-and-mortar grocery stores, it’s a big deal
Rumors have been brewing for about a year now that e-commerce titan Amazon.com wants to open grocery-centric brick-and-mortar locations. In Seattle and Sunnyvale, California, there have been reports that outposts …
THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 2015, 9:05 A.M.
No ID for Walmart body
The body found in a burning car Monday is still not identified.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, DEC. 30, 2014, 10:42 P.M.
Woman’s 2-year-old son accidentally shoots, kills her at Hayden Wal-Mart
HAYDEN, Idaho — A 29-year-old woman is dead after her 2-year-old son got a hold of a loaded handgun in her purse and accidentally shot her inside a Wal-Mart store …
THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2013
Charity to deliver food to needy with new, larger set of wheels
Second Harvest Food Bank showed off its new semitrailer on Monday at a mobile food distribution event at West Central Community Center. The 2014 Peterbilt tractor was purchased with the …
SUNDAY, DEC. 23, 2012
Idaho stores swimming in sales since Wash. privatized liquor
In the first seven months of Washington’s privatized liquor system, the big winner may be Idaho. Business from Washington already was brisk in Idaho stores before Washington voters’ decision, with …
SATURDAY, APRIL 14, 2012
Robbery, carjack suspect jailed
A 24-year-old man was arrested without incident on Thursday in connection with a Monday robbery in Spokane Valley involving a carjacking and kidnapping of an elderly couple at a Wal-Mart …
MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012, 5:05 P.M.
Police searching for Spokane Valley carjacking suspect
A shoplifting suspect swung a knife at a security guard, jumped into an occupied car in the parking lot of the Spokane Valley Walmart and drove away with people inside, …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2012
It won’t be hard to find hard liquor
It’s not exactly a gold rush. More like a mad dash to not be left behind when liquor sales go private in June. On June 1, the state’s roughly 330 …
SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2011
Walmart looks to boost sales, boost returns for investors
Walmart (NYSE: WMT), the world’s largest retailer, has seriously upped its efforts to turn around eight straight quarters of falling sales at its established U.S. stores. It also plans to …
TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2011
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 …
FRIDAY, DEC. 3, 2010
LC freshman’s song appears in NBC movie
A Spokane high school freshman performs a song featured tonight in a made-for-television movie. Tanner Azzinnaro, a Christian singer-songwriter who attends Lewis and Clark High School, appears on the soundtrack …
TUESDAY, NOV. 30, 2010
Wal-Mart tapping South Africa market
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is buying a 51 percent stake in South African retailer Massmart. The transaction, worth about $2 billion, will cost Wal-Mart $20.71 per share. • OVERSEAS AGENDA: The …
TUESDAY, NOV. 23, 2010
Walmart offers price matching
BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Corporate officials said Monday Walmart stores will match competitor prices beginning on Thanksgiving Day and running through the weekend, one of the most popular holiday shopping periods …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 10, 2010
Here’s the Dirt: Hayden Walmart features latest design elements
There’s still no Walmart in Coeur d’Alene, but the retail behemoth is about as close as it can get. A Walmart supercenter will open Wednesday in Hayden, a couple of …
TUESDAY, AUG. 24, 2010, 10:30 A.M.
Possibly tainted meats sold at Walmart recalled
Roast beef and ham that was distributed to Walmart delicatessens nationwide and sold in sandwiches has been recalled because it might be tainted with potentially harmful bacteria, the U.S. Department …
FRIDAY, AUG. 13, 2010
Inspection and scales moving to fast lane
A $6.7 million Washington port of entry and weigh station complex under construction along Interstate 90 at the Idaho state line will provide nonstop service to many truckers, Department of …
THURSDAY, MAY 20, 2010
Toxic metal common in Miley Cyrus line
LOS ANGELES – Walmart said Wednesday it is pulling an entire line of Miley Cyrus-brand necklaces and bracelets from its shelves after tests performed for the Associated Press found the …
SATURDAY, APRIL 3, 2010
Valley Walmart getting makeover
Walmart in Spokane Valley has begun a facelift, company officials said Friday. The company will create a friendlier interior in the store at 15727 E. Broadway, with a brighter paint …
FRIDAY, MARCH 12, 2010
Walmart plans Valley store near Costco
Walmart says it will square off with Costco Wholesale Corp. in the Spokane Valley. The Bentonville, Ark., retail behemoth announced Thursday it will build a 151,000-square-foot retail center on a …
FRIDAY, JAN. 22, 2010
Walmarts on track for summer openings
Late-summer openings are anticipated for new Walmart stores in Hayden and Post Falls. The Hayden store, at the southwest corner of U.S. Highway 95 and Honeysuckle Avenue, will be a …
TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2007
Welcome to open season on ‘plant currency’
I went to Wal-mart today thinking I needed a bag of seed potatoes. I came out of there with nearly $100 of various plants, and seed potatoes only as an …