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1 year 7 months ago

Durango to charge for disposable bags

DURANGO, Colo. (AP) - Durango is the latest Colorado town to approve a fee on disposable shopping bags. The Durango Herald reports that the Durango City Council voted 4-1 in favor a 10-cent fee in four large stores on paper and plastic disposable shopping bags. The fees will apply to...

3 years 3 weeks ago

Nutrition labels for your meat

Mystery meat is a thing of the past. Starting today, the Department of Agriculture is requiring nutrition labels on 40 of the most popular cuts of beef and poultry. The labels are similar to those shoppers have grown accustom to seeing on items like canned soup and cereal. The...

3 years 1 month ago

Super Bowl Super Costs

Were the bowls at your Super Bowl party just not that super this year? You're not alone--apparently, the rising cost of food was a foul to many Super Bowl party hosts. "This bag used to be two fifty," Charlene Maneafaiga said, holding up a bag of chips. "And now...

3 years 5 months ago

Cub in grocery store

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) - Some shoppers in Ketchikan got treated to Alaska's version of a bear market last weekend. The Ketchikan Daily News reports a small black bear cub walked in the front door of Tatsuda's IGA. The scared animal found its way to a produce cooler, where it...

5 years 1 month ago

Safeway employees accept new labor contract

A potential state wide grocery worker strike has been averted after the announcement Wednesday that Safeway employees with the Colorado United Food and Commercial Workers union ratified the chains last, best and final offer. After months of bargaining and heated debates, the super market giant presented employees with the...

5 years 1 month ago

Clipping coupons to help those in need

A group of women in Pueblo is clipping coupons to help those in need. Every Tuesday the women volunteer at the Senior Resource Development Agency and clip coupons for three hours. They give the coupons to seniors at SRDA. In addition, people with a low income can get them at...

5 years 2 months ago

5 ways to save on food

All this month we're teaming up with Carrie Isaac of to bring you tips to stretch your dollars. This week Carrie's tips focus on saving money on your grocery bill. Top 5 Ways To Save on Groceries 1. Make a price list. Carrie says you may...

5 years 4 months ago

Grocery union voting to get underway--again

After six months of negotiations, unionized Colorado grocery workers at Safeway and Kroger Co.'s King Soopers and City Market chains are going to start voting on the companies' last, best and final contract offers. United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 says ballots are being mailed starting Friday, and...

5 years 4 months ago

Grocery chains hand down "final" offer

Months of negotiating from King Soopers, Safeway and their employees came to a head on Monday night. As promised, the grocery chains handed their employees the last, best and final contract offer. Both the grocery stores and the employees have argued over pensions, pay raises and promotions as the main...

5 years 5 months ago

Safeway, union restarting Colorado contract talks

Safeway and unionized Colorado grocery workers are heading back to the bargaining table today in efforts to reach a new long-term contract. United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 represents about 17,000 workers at Safeway, King Soopers, City Market and Albertsons whose contracts expired May 9. Employees have been working...

5 years 6 months ago

Workers start voting on Safeway contract offer

Members of a union representing Colorado workers at Safeway and Kroger Co.'s King Soopers and City Market chains are voting on new contract offers and whether to authorize a strike. Voting started Saturday for Safeway meat warehouse workers in Denver represented by United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7. Votes...

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