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Kuna Melba News to get new owner

KUNA – Pioneer News Group, parent company of the Idaho Press-Tribune, is in the process of purchasing the Kuna Melba News, a weekly newspaper in Kuna. Pioneer is purchasing the paper from RIM Publications, a Seattle-based company that has owned the Kuna Melba News since 2011. “Adding the Kuna Melba News to Pioneer’s family of […]

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Pioneer News Group purchasing Kuna Melba News

April 27, 2016 KUNA – Pioneer News Group, parent company of the Idaho Press-Tribune, is in the process of purchasing the Kuna Melba News, a weekly newspaper in Kuna. Pioneer is purchasing the paper from RIM Publications, a Seattle-based company that has owned the Kuna Melba News since 2011. “Adding the Kuna Melba News to […]

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Skagit Publishing/Pioneer News co-owner Susan Scripps Wood dies

Susan Scripps Wood, an owner and former board chairwoman of Skagit Publishing parent company Pioneer News Group, died Monday in her Mount Vernon home of more than 50 years. She was 80. Wood was a Seattle native and great-granddaughter of E.W. Scripps, who built a large newspaper chain that included the Cincinnati-based E.W. Scripps Co. […]

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Dave Welsh to lead Herald Journal in 2016

Working at The Herald Journal is something Advertising Director Dave Welsh knows well. Born and raised in Cache Valley, Welsh joined the paper in 1999 as an inside sales representative at age 19 after graduating high school. Through the years, he’s been promoted and most recently became the newspaper’s ad director in October 2013. Now […]

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Widick new GM for Standard Journal

The Standard Journal is entering a new era of leadership with the promotion of Lisa Widick to general manager. Widick, formerly the advertising manager at the newspaper, began working at the Standard Journal in 1998 and has lived in the Upper Valley since 1992. “I love the newspaper, I love this community and the two […]

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Heinen new GM at Teton Valley News

The Teton Valley News is entering a new era of leadership with the promotion of Meg Heinen to general manager. Heinen, formerly the advertising director at the newspaper, began working at the Teton Valley News in 2007 and has lived in Teton Valley since 1997. “What I love most about working at the TVN is […]

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Madison CARES, Standard Journal receives national awards

REXBURG — A nine-part series featuring mental health issues that appeared last year in the Standard Journal has received two national awards. The series, which featured a wide variety of topics, was entered in a national contest by Madison CARES, the Madison School District program that focuses on mental health. The Excellence in Community Communication […]

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Herald and News wins eight statewide journalism awards

The Herald and News staff took home eight awards from the annual Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association’s Better Newspaper Contest for 2014. The paper competes among dailies in the state with 10,000 to 25,000 circulation. The convention where the awards were handed out was in Gleneden Beach recently. The Virginia newspaper association judged the contest. Regional […]

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Daily Record wins awards for school and sports reporting

Two Daily Record staffers won awards in this year’s Society of Professional Journalists Northwest Excellence in Journalism contest. Lauren Takores won a third place award for comprehensive coverage for her reporting on Morgan Middle School. Voters approved a bond earlier this year to fund a remodel and new construction project at the school. Former sports […]

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Bozeman Daily Chronicle Welcomes New Circulation Director

June 3, 2015 (Bozeman, MT) – Brant Horn has been named the Circulation Director for the Bozeman Daily Chronicle. Horn was most recently the Circulation Director for the Kalispell Daily Inter Lake where he spent 14 years. Prior to that, Horn worked in circulation at other papers including the Great Falls Tribune. “The Chronicle couldn’t […]

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Teton Valley News publisher wins humanitarian award

Teton Valley News publisher and Driggs resident Scott Anderson was recently awarded the Humanitarian Award from the Teton Valley Mental Health Coalition. The award was created by the TVMHC to recognize outstanding individuals who have dedicated their time to promoting mental wellness in Teton Valley. “This nominee is someone who advocates for mental health, empowers […]

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Herald Journal staff report

The Herald Journal recently collected several awards from the Utah Press Association, including a win for best news series from a larger newspaper. “Deadly Decisions,” a six-story series on dangerous driving published in September 2014, took a top award, with contest judges commenting that it showed “great reporting and storytelling.” “Touching, dramatic, family and community […]

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Herald & News welcome new Advertising Director

The Herald and News welcomes its new advertising director, Ben Kenfield, a Klamath Falls native and an Oregon Institute of Technology graduate. Kenfield, has been a successful advertising manager at two daily newspapers before returning home to Klamath Falls. He has extensive experience in integrated digital and traditional sales marketing, advertising sales training, online and […]

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