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Breaking news ruled end of August for Herald and News

Breaking news ruled the day at the end of August at the Herald and News, when a sheriff’s deputy was shot twice during a traffic stop, once in the face and once in the stomach. He’s recovering and the suspects have been arrested. There’s an outpouring of support for him with various fundraisers and the […]

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Herald and News staff earns 10 statewide journalism awards

The Herald and News took home 10 awards from the annual state competition among member newspapers of the Oregon Newspaper Publisher’s Association. One of H&N’s accolades was in the general excellence category. The paper’s staff won first place in best web design, as well as second place awards for best enterprise reporting, best local column, […]

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Press-Tribune names ad director

The Idaho Press-Tribune has named Sean Evans, publisher of the Idaho Business Review, as its new advertising director. “Sean’s track record of success will no doubt be a wonderful asset for the Idaho Press-Tribune,” Press-Tribune publisher Matt Davison said. “I can’t wait to begin working with him. We are a growing and evolving media company […]

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Chronicle wins 22 state journalism awards

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle was named the best daily newspaper in the state at the Montana Newspaper Association’s annual better newspaper contest last weekend in Butte. The Chronicle also took first place in the general excellence category. In the category of best sports story, Gidal Kaiser won first place for a feature on a Montana […]

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Idaho Press-Tribune wins general excellence award

The Idaho Press-Tribune brought home 10 awards Saturday night from the Idaho Press Club annual awards banquet, including the awards for general excellence in the daily print category and website general excellence. The Meridian Press, meanwhile, won five awards.   The awards won by the Press-Tribune: •Graphics: 1st place, Randy Lavorante •Spot News Photography: honorable […]

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A lantern illuminate a tent beneath the aurora borealis at Bean Lake on Montana's Rocky Mountain Front Range. (Ben Pierce/Chronicle)

Pioneer papers take home regional SPJ awards

Among those awards, the Bozeman Daily Chronicle won first place in the general excellence category that recognizes the region’s best newspaper among those with circulations under 25,000. The Chronicle won 14 awards, the most of any newspaper in its category, followed by the Skagit Valley Herald with 13 awards. The Ellensburg Daily Record won three. […]

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Teton Valley News honored for best work in 2013

The Teton Valley News has been recognized as one of the best weekly newspapers in Idaho during the “Best of 2013 Annual Awards” from the Idaho Press Club. The TVN brought home the Pinnacle Award, for having the most number of winning entries among weekly publications and was named third in the General Excellence category, […]

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Klamath Promise initiative

Klamath Falls, Ore. (April 2014) – The Herald and News is playing a major role in highlighting the issues surrounding the Klamath County’s poor graduation rates. Founded in the fall of 2012, the Klamath Promise initiative is led by Paul Hillyer, Klamath Falls City Schools Superintendent, and Heidi Wright, President and Publisher of the Herald […]

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Logan Herald Journal launches new content initiative

Logan, Utah (April 2014) — As the climate for newspaper readership continues to change, The Herald Journal has launched a number of new features in the past year to better serve the Cache Valley community. After conducting two community focus groups and surveying local residents about their lifestyle choices and interests, newspaper staff members identified […]

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The Bee is Back, co-sponsored by the Skagit Valley Herald

Mount Vernon, Wash. (March 2014) — Students will once again get a place in the spelling spotlight this spring. After a three-year hiatus, Skagit County’s regional spelling bee is set to return to Bay View Elementary School on March 23. Years after financial difficulties and a tough economic climate had halted the regional bee usually […]

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Eric Johnston named Chief Operating Officer for the Pioneer News Group, Co.

Eric Johnston has been named Chief Operating Officer for the Pioneer News Group, a family-owned media company based out of Seattle, WA that’s comprised of 23 small and medium-sized community newspapers in Washington, Utah, Oregon, Montana and Idaho. Previously, he was publisher of the Modesto Bee with oversight responsibilities for the Merced Sun and four weekly […]

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Idaho Press-Tribune announces new managing editor

Nampa, Idaho (February 2014) — The Idaho Press-Tribune will have a new managing editor beginning Feb. 12, and he doesn’t have far to travel to get here. Scott McIntosh, currently the managing editor of the Argus Observer in Ontario, took the job last week. McIntosh, 43, lives in the Treasure Valley with his wife, Nicola, […]

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