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From beef — to a bird. Local ostrich farm sees growth of alternative red meat

By now, you're probably planning your Christmas meal of turkey, ham, or prime rib. But did you know there's another feathered alternative for a...

Another company said it wanted to buy Albertsons, but backed out before Kroger stepped in

Another company approached Boise-based Albertsons company about an acquisition months before discussions with Kroger began. The revelation was made in a filing with the Securities...

Kroger says if it buys Albertsons it will spend half a billion to lower prices. It means a penny or two per shopping trip

In its bid to acquire Boise-based Albertsons Companies, Kroger said it would invest $500 million in lower prices for shoppers. Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen...

Albertsons, Kroger CEOs face grilling from Senate panel on proposed acquisition. Layoffs, market power, prices and more key questions

The chief executive officers of Boise-based Albertsons Companies and Cincinnati-based Kroger Co. appeared on Capitol Hill to face questions from a US Senate panel...

Idaho bank purchased, set for new name next month

A new-to-Idaho bank that quickly changed names after it launched will change names again with new ownership. Bank of Jackson Hole opened a branch in...

Albertsons, Kroger CEOs will testify in DC Tuesday as they ramp up influence campaign

Albertsons and Kroger, facing choppy regulatory waters, will testify in front of a US Senate panel Tuesday – and are making big ad buys...

City of Boise to spend $5.5 million in federal dollars on childcare worker payments, grants to small businesses, Treasure Valley YMCA

The City of Boise is partnering with three different nonprofits to distribute federal COVID-19 relief funds to community members in need. On Tuesday, Boise City...

Simplot’s ag retail division expands to Canada with acquisition of independent retailer

Boise-based JR Simplot Company announced it would expand into Canada, adding to its growing division focused on providing services and products to farmers. Simplot Grower...

Bitcoin industry leaders, finance executive talk cryptocurrency in Idaho at Boise Environmental Summit

Cryptocurrency might be all virtual, but the physical currency that keeps it running could be coming to the rural Mountain West.  The intersection of our...

Judge tells Albertsons it can’t give investors $4 billion dividend… for now

Two weeks ago, BoiseDev was the first news outlet to report on Boise-based Albertsons Companies' novel plan to issue a dividend to shareholders "in...

Two groups of attorneys general sue to stop Albertsons dividend payout

The Kroger Co. acquisition of Albertsons Companies is already headed to court - specifically, the debate over a large dividend payment the company hopes...

Albertsons says it won’t delay dividend, now claims it was planned before merger

Albertsons told a coalition of attorneys general it won't delay a large dividend payment. It also claims the dividend was planned before the merger...

‘Massive improper giveaway’: Attorneys General ask Albertsons to halt dividend payment

A bipartisan group of state attorneys general has said Albertsons Companies should pause its planned dividend payment next month. As BoiseDev reported this week, as...

Albertsons stock sees big drop: deal to give cash to shareholders well before acquisition closes a cause

Last Friday, as the stock market opened -- Albertsons' stock dropped sharply. The apparent cause? A novel deal to pay shareholders a large dividend next...

‘Serious concerns’: Democratic & Republican leaders of antitrust panel to hold hearings on Kroger/Albertsons

Democratic US Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, the ranking member of a key Senate panel, joined her Republican counterpart in announcing hearings on the...