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Kum & Go is coming, Meridian is where they will go

Last February, Iowa-based convenience store chain Kum & Go said it would start to open stores in the Boise area, with an ambitious plan...

‘People want to see the pharmacy rebuilt’: After fire, Cascade’s Watkins pharmacy works to rebuild

Last February, Cascade’s only pharmacy burned to the ground. Watkins Pharmacy at 104 Main Street, alongside Highway 55, was a total loss. As a result,...

Albertsons set to pay big dividend after Washington Supreme Court declines to hear case

The Washington Supreme Court decided not to hear a claim from the state's attorney general against Boise-based Albertsons' plan to issue a large dividend...

Boise pottery studio reopens this weekend with new owners

A long-time Boise pottery studio is reopening this weekend after closing last year. Ceramica, which is located in the Vista Village, is welcoming back customers...

‘Fits well’: Meridian City Council approves project with retail & apartments

Near the end of November, the Meridian Planning and Zoning Commission moved to deny a project at the Village at Meridian that included...

ICYMI: Boise Albertsons location replaces checkstands with all self checkouts in trial program

Albertsons Companies is testing out an idea: A store without traditional checkout lanes. The conveyor belts are gone at the store at Five Mile Rd....

You Asked: What’s going in next to Trader Joe’s in old Roseaurs?

Several BoiseDev readers have asked about construction activity inside the older Roseaurs store along Eagle Rd. in Meridian. The Spokane-based grocery store closed its...

Back to the future: Nampa cheese factory gets public store once again

For years, the old Swiss Village Cheese Factory in Nampa was famous for its factory store. Paired with a classic cafe with dairy...

Utah-based outdoor gear & clothing store set for old Boise mall-area trampoline park

Last February, BoiseDev reported that Altitude Trampoline Park on Milwaukee St. near Boise Towne Square Mall was closing for good. We now know that Utah...

Judge sides with Albertsons on $4 billion dividend payment, but keeps it halted pending appeal

A restraining order blocking Albertsons from paying out a $4 billion dividend payment to shareholders is still in place - but the Boise-based grocery...

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...

Large Village at Meridian project with retail & apartments denied due to parking & height concerns

A plan to build an expansion of the Village at Meridian with hundreds of apartments, new retail spaces, and a skybridge along Eagle Rd....

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...