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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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