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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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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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Pioneer News Group acquires the Stanwood Camano News

Stanwood Camano News and Stanwood Telegraphics owner Dave Pinkham sold the newspaper and phonebook he has owned since 1985 to Skagit Publishing, part of Pioneer News Group of Seattle last week. “I have a lot of mixed feelings,” said Pinkham. “I am sad but at the same time, very happy.” Negotiations wrapped up Dec. 29. […]

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Mark Dobie named Publisher at the Herald and News

Herald and News Publisher and Klamath Publishing President Heidi Wright will be leaving her position at the newspaper in early November. The announcement was made to the staff Thursday afternoon by Wright, who has been at the helm of the Klamath Falls paper since 2004. Mark Dobie, the advertising director for the Skagit Valley Herald […]

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Daily Record wins 20 awards at WNPA

The Daily Record took home 20 awards for reporting, advertising design and special sections at the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association annual awards at Lake Chelan earlier this month. Daily Record visuals editor Brian Myrick was named photographer of the year for the second year in a row for a portfolio of work. He also took […]

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Herald and News environmental reporter earns prestigious award

Herald of Everett Washington is the 2014 first place winner in the annual Dolly Connelly Excellence in Environmental Journalism, sponsored by the Pacific Northwest Newspaper Association. However, this year, the judges decided to do a second place award, which goes to Lacey Jarrell of the Klamath Falls Herald & News for her “Aquatic Transplant” story. […]

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