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10/13 Communications to acquire Tucson Weekly and Inside Tucson Business

10/13 Communications to acquire Tucson Weekly and Inside Tucson Business

TUCSON, AZ – [April 17, 2014] – Wick Communications has entered into a preliminary agreement to sell its Tucson Weekly and Inside Tucson Business publications to 10/13 Communications. Terms of the transaction were not announced. Dirks, Van Essen & Murray, a newspaper merger and acquisition firm in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is representing Wick Communications in the transaction. Tucson Weekly and Inside Tucson Business are the leading alternative and business publications in the greater Read more [...]

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Argus Observer names new managing editor

Argus Observer names new managing editor

Kristi Albertson is the new managing editor of The Argus Observer and the Independent-Enterprise. Albertson, 31, has been with the Argus since Jan. 14, when she started as the paper’s assistant editor. She had been on the job for a little more than a week when editor Scott McIntosh announced he had been hired as editor of the Idaho Press-Tribune in Nampa. “I am very pleased that Kristi has accepted the managing editor position,” publisher John Dillon said. “Her experience as a reporter, Read more [...]

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News brief for L’Observateur (LaPlace, LA)

News brief for L’Observateur (LaPlace, LA)

An agreement for sale of L’Observateur (LaPlace, LA) by Wick Communications of Sierra Vista, Ariz. has been reached in principle.  Work to complete the transaction is underway.  The buyer will be a newly formed Louisiana entity, LaPlace Newsmedia, LLC. LaPlace Newsmedia, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Carpenter Newsmedia, LLC (CNL), will publish L’Observateur, its website and all affiliate publications. CNL also owns nearby newspapers in Mississippi including The Picayune Item and The Poplarville Read more [...]

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News brief for The [Bogalusa, La.] Daily News

News brief for The [Bogalusa, La.] Daily News

An agreement for sale of The Daily News by Wick Communications of Sierra Vista, Ariz. has been reached in principle.  Work to complete the transaction is underway.  The buyer will be a newly formed Louisiana entity, Bogalusa Newsmedia, LLC. Bogalusa Newsmedia, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Carpenter Newsmedia, LLC (CNL), will publish The Daily News, its website and all affiliate publications. CNL also owns nearby newspapers in Mississippi including The Picayune Item and The Poplarville Democrat.  Read more [...]

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Olaf given Chamber Community Spirit Award

Olaf given Chamber Community Spirit Award

Wanda Olaf spends a lot of time volunteering in Williston — and every minute is very personal. When she volunteers with the Humane Society, she thinks of her dogs. When she gives her time for Relay for Life, she thinks of her parents who died from cancer. At Lions Club every week, she spends time with friends. And no matter what organization she is volunteering with, she thinks of her hometown of Williston. “It’s good for my community, it’s good for my business and I get to meet Read more [...]

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