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WinCo opens its doors in Bellingham

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WinCo opens its doors in Bellingham

KGMI News Reporting
By Karen Taylor

BELLINHAM, wash. – WinCo opened a store in Bellingham this morning.

The new location is in the old Joe’s Sporting Goods store building across Meridian from Bellis Fair Mall.

Winco spokesperson Michael Read says they’re starting with 171 employees and all but ten of them were hired locally.

Play Michael Read on WinCo opening

Boise, Idaho-based Winco is an employee-owned discount grocer that does not take credit cards.

In order to keep prices low, they only accept cash, debit cards and checks.

There will be grand opening deals starting next week.