Cartoonist Jim Morrissey predicts Colorado may see the impact of grocery bag fees, angry body heat at energy bills and even last-ditch political strategy by a beleaguered GOP.
Grocery and convenience stores with a license to sell beer can begin selling wine March 1. That’s approximately 1,819 licensees as of June 2021.
Proposition 125 comes from a citizen initiative that is supported by major grocery stores.
Scan the QR code on the app, grab what you want and walk out. That’s how easy it is to pick up food at two new autonomous grocery stores at the University of Denver. “You sort of feel like little guinea pigs in this little experiment of touchless stores,” student Jack Cansler said. The Eat […]
Workers at Denver-area King Soopers grocery stores approved a new three-year contract on Monday that includes wage increases of more than $5 an hour for some employees, which the union called “the most significant wage increase ever secured by a United Food and Commercial Workers local for grocery workers.” The contract also creates more full-time […]
Union members in Denver and Colorado Springs have authorized a strike at 87 King Soopers stores along the Front Range over what they call unfair labor practices. Union officials said a strike at the grocery chain could come as soon as Sunday. The growing tension between workers and management continued to escalate as the existing […]
In between making sure his store has enough apples and bread, and that all the shifts are covered, Mark Johnson added two things to his to-do list last week. He is setting up active-shooter training for the 90 employees of Denver’s two Marczyk Fine Foods markets. And he will order more security cameras to protect […]
Days into the new year, the owner of Morgans Liquor in Denver sat down with his financial books. The pandemic gave him a small boost in 2020 sales, but a troubling slide continued: His customer count continued to decline. “My dollars were up, the rings (on the register) were bigger, but my customers were still […]
Mark, a 30-something who lives near Boulder, thinks he will likely contract the novel coronavirus. Many of his co-workers, he said, feel the same. “We just hope that we’re lucky enough to not have a bad time with it,” he said. (Mark is not his real name; he asked that we not use it, because […]
The Hungry Sparrows The little birds arrived this morningAt the concrete cafeDancing for their breakfast yetFinding none at their feet.Have they forgotten thatThe morsels they seekAre hidden as alwaysIn plain sightAbove their tiny headsIn the hanging pan whereThey usually sit toEat and chirp in whispersAbout news of worry and wonder; Did you hear about Jose,The […]