Stories tagged: safeway
UPDATED: Tue., April 7, 2020
Area grocers limit number of customers in stores, institute additional measures to protect against COVID-19 spread
Area grocery chains are taking additional social distancing precautions by implementing one-way aisles and restricting the amount of customers in stores to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
UPDATED: Wed., April 1, 2020
The union that represents grocery workers in Spokane and North Idaho announced a deal Wednesday with Kroger, which owns Fred Meyer stores, to increase worker pay by $2 an hour …
UPDATED: Wed., March 25, 2020
Shoppers at the Rosauers in north Spokane were greeted Wednesday with an employee holding a spray bottle and a towel. He wiped down every cart handle before handing it to …
UPDATED: Wed., March 25, 2020
The paper products aisles at several Spokane grocery stores on Wednesday afternoon continued to be deserted islands of shelves with placards reminding shoppers to take just one package each. While …
Thu., March 19, 2020
All Rosauers, Albertsons and Safeway locations will be offering store hours designated only for seniors and vulnerable members of the community. Target stores nationwide have established a similar policy.
Thu., Jan. 9, 2020
Visitors to the Spokane Valley Safeway store are drawn to White Claw Ski Lodge, with its roof frosted with fluffy, cotton snow, dangling icicle lighting and a beacon of neon …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019
Like an 18th century sailor mapping out a series of Caribbean islands on a rum-running escapade, vegans and vegetarians will often ping-pong around a city bouncing from store to store …
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019
Spokane police arrest 2 in Safeway bicycle theft sting; here’s what happened to those arrested in previous sting
For the fourth time in at least a year, Spokane police planted a bike outside the Safeway grocery store at Mission Avenue and Hamilton Street in north Spokane, hoping to …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019
Spokane police have released body camera footage of the December 2017 officer-involved shooting of Joshua P. Spotted Horse after concluding the use of deadly force fell within department policy.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 31, 2018
A pair of suspected bank robbers escaped the scene of a silent holdup at a Spokane Valley bank Wednesday morning.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 4, 2018
Investigators are asking for the public’s help to identify a man who stole alcohol from a Safeway, punched a worker and fled on a Razor scooter in July. The Spokane …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 17, 2018
Spokane police planted an expensive mountain bike to catch thieves Wednesday outside the Safeway grocery store at Mission Avenue and Hamilton Street, an area rife with property crime in recent …
Sat., June 23, 2018
Five Redmond police detectives have been placed on administrative leave after the shooting death of a man at a Safeway gas station in Kirkland last week.
Tue., Feb. 20, 2018
The owner of Safeway and other grocery brands is buying the drugstore chain Rite Aid as retailers continue to plunge deeper into health care and adjust to swiftly changing shopping …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 28, 2017
An armed robbery suspect shot and killed by Spokane police officers Tuesday morning has been identified.
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017
A new program makes it easier for people using food stamps to buy fruits and vegetables.
Thu., July 20, 2017
An Oregon woman whose 7-year-old son was struck and killed in a supermarket parking lot seeks $1.5 million in a federal lawsuit against Safeway.
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017
The U.S. Department of Justice says the Safeway grocery store chain has agreed to pay $3 million to settle allegations of lax controls at its pharmacies.
UPDATED: Tue., June 27, 2017
Police are searching for a man who robbed the Alaska USA Credit Union inside the Shadle Safeway at 2507 W. Wellesley around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Fri., May 26, 2017
Portland police arrested a 47-year-old man accused of throwing semen on women at grocery stores.
Mon., March 20, 2017
A woman required medical attention after she was mugged Sunday night outside a Safeway grocery store on the South Hill.
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017
For years, Amazon.com has targeted shoppers who can afford a $99 Prime subscription. Last week’s announcement that it will deliver groceries to food-stamp recipients shows Amazon also wants to appeal …
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017
Police believe one man is responsible for of robbing two credit unions inside Safeway stores Tuesday morning.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016
A Safeway grocery store on North Hamilton Street was evacuated Tuesday morning after firefighters detected “extremely dangerous” levels of natural gas in the air inside the building, Spokane Fire Assistant …
Wed., Oct. 26, 2016
Grocer Albertsons launched a gas rewards program nationwide Wednesday, according to a news release. Albertsons shoppers can earn points to save up to $1 per gallon at Safeway gas stations, …
Wed., June 15, 2016
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 …
Tue., June 14, 2016
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who robbed the Chase Bank at 822 W. Francis Tuesday afternoon.
Mon., June 6, 2016
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 …
Fri., May 20, 2016
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 …
Sat., Dec. 20, 2014
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 …