World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

News-Times (Newport)

Article Id: WHEBN0030951591
Reproduction Date:

Title: News-Times (Newport)  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Siuslaw News, Cottage Grove Sentinel, Curry Coastal Pilot, Burns Times-Herald, Hood River News
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

News-Times (Newport)

The News-Times is a bi-weekly newspaper published in Newport, Oregon, United States. It was established in 1882 and is owned by the News Media Corporation.[1] The News-Times is published on Wednesdays and Fridays has a circulation of 6,061.[1] It is the newspaper of record for Lincoln County.[2]

History

At least 20 different newspapers have been published in the Lincoln County area.[3] The county's first newspaper was the Yaquina Post, established in 1882 and published in Yaquina City by Collins Van Cleve.[3] In 1889, Van Cleve was also publishing the Scio Press out of Yaquina City.[3] Various newspapers started and closed until 1893, when, in the same year Lincoln County was officially established from part of Benton County, two newspapers were started: the Yaquina Bay News out of Newport, and the Lincoln County Leader out of Toledo.[3] The Yaquina Bay News became known as the Newport News by the 1960s, after many ownership and name changes and mergers.[3] At this time the Newport News bought out the Lincoln County Times of Waldport, the two names were combined to form the News-Times.[3] The News-Times bought the Lincoln County Leader about a year later.[3] The paper is currently owned by News Media Corporation, who purchased it from Lee Enterprises in 2007.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b "News-Times".  
  2. ^ "Newspapers and Genealogical Resources".  
  3. ^ a b c d e f g M. Constance Guardino, III & Rev. Marilyn A. Riedel (July 2008). "Sovereigns of Themselves: A Liberating History of Oregon and Its Coast, Volume IX". Retrieved February 20, 2011. 
  4. ^ Lee will sell shoppers, other publications and commercial printing operations in Pacific NW

External links

  • News-TimesThe (official website)


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.