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UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2013, 8:21 p.m.

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 …