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Lone Peak Lookout returns

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  Co-founder reflects on how a mountain turned into a peak  By DAVID MADISON [email protected]  Kevin Kelleher remembers the eureka moment coming while setting up a shuttle for a whitewater run down the Lower Selway River in Idaho. It was April of 1982, and while traveling along a Forest Service road with his soon-to-be wife Jennifer

Mark Dobie named publisher of the Bozeman Daily Chronicle and Belgrade News

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The Bozeman Daily Chronicle and Belgrade News announced Tuesday that Mark Dobie of Oregon will be publisher of both newspapers. Dobie has served as publisher of the Herald and News in Klamath Falls, Oregon, since 2014 and will continue to oversee that newspaper. Prior to Klamath Falls, Dobie was the advertising director at the Skagit

NEWSPRINT DUTIES WILL INCREASE COSTS & THREATEN JOBS

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ACTION NEEDED: Newsprint Duties Will Increase Costs & Threaten Jobs     What: On August 30, 2017, the Department of Commerce announced the initiation of anti-dumping duty and countervailing duty investigations of Canadian imports of uncoated groundwood paper, which includes newsprint used by newspapers and other commercial publishers. The sole petitioner seeking protection is North

Who are the Adams family, and why are they buying newspapers by the dozen?

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As family owners of newspapers are deciding in waves to exit the difficult industry, many of them are finding a new and eager suitor — the secretive Adams Publishing Group. Barely three years old, Minneapolis-based Adams has assembled a group of more than 100 small dailies, weeklies and shoppers in at least 15 separate transactions. In

NNA survey: Newspapers still top choice for local news

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By National Newspaper Association People prefer newspapers for their local news over TV and the internet, according to a survey conducted for the National Newspaper Association. The majority of those who responded stated their preference for local news was: 33% local newspapers 30% TV (cable/local stations) 11% internet 5% radio 5% social media When asked

Bozeman Daily Chronicle, Belgrade News and the Pioneer News Group sold to Adams Publishing.

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By Bozeman Daily Chronicle The Pioneer News Group Co. announced Thursday it is selling its newspapers, websites and other properties — including the Bozeman Daily Chronicle and Belgrade News — to family-owned Adams Publishing Group. The sale will include 20 other daily and weekly newspapers in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Utah along with a commercial

Jo Dee Black named Great Falls Tribune newsroom leader

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By Great Falls Tribune Jo Dee Black, a veteran editor at the Great Falls Tribune, is taking over as the top newsroom leader. Black has worked as a reporter and a business and features editor at the Tribune for 17 years. She will become its news director, providing overall supervision for all news staff and

10 Problems, 10 Solutions: Newspapers Share How They Overcame Some of Their Toughest Challenges

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10 Problems, 10 Solutions: Newspapers Share How They Overcame Some of Their Toughest Challenges By: Gretchen A. Peck For centuries, newspaper organizations did it all. They reported and crafted the columns. They laid out the pages and applied the ink to newsprint. They sold the ads and fostered relationships with businesses that bought them. And

Matt Gibson named general manager of three Lee newspapers in western Montana

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    By David Erickson, Missoulian Longtime Missoula Independent publisher Matt Gibson has been named the general manager of the Missoulian, the Ravalli Republic and the Independent, three news outlets owned by Lee Enterprises. Mike Gulledge, Lee Enterprises publishing vice president and regional publisher of the Missoulian and Billings Gazette, made the announcement during a

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