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Register Today for PNNA 2015

Registration is $350 for member newspapers before 9/2/15 with additional staff at $50 per person; plus meals.

Digital agency defined ... in smaller bytes

The concept of a digital agency is clear enough, right? Your people secure a local business that's clamoring for digital and mobile visibility -- provided by your company -- and a digital agency handles it from there.

Kitsap Sun to be part of Gannett

The Kitsap Sun in Bremerton, Wash., will become part of The Gannett Co. with Gannett's acquisition of Journal Register Co. Gannett will acquire The Sun and 13 other daily newspapers for $280 million. The Sun had been part of E.W. Scripps until it was acquired by Journal Media Group in April. Brent Morris is publisher of The Sun.

New owners for Idaho's Post Co.

The Post Co. which includes the daily Idaho Falls Post Register and three weekly newspapers in Shelley, Challis, and Rigby, Idaho, will be sold by the Brady family to Adams Publishing Group LLC, according to John Cribb of Cribb Greene & Cope, who represented the sellers in the transaction. The sale will be finalized Nov. 1.

In Memoriam: Fred Stickel, 93

Fred A. Stickel, publisher of The Oregonian from 1975 to 2009, died Sept. 27, 2015, the newspaper reported. He was 93.

Leithauser to head Idaho Statesman

Debra Leithauser is the new president and publisher of the Idaho Statesman in Boise, the newspaper reports. She had been president and publisher of the Centre Daily Times in State College, Pa. Both are McClatchy Co. properties. Leithauser replaces Mike Jung, who left the Statesman in August.

So, a sports guy walks into an editors' convention...

Joe Palmquist, sports editor at The Spokesman-Review in Spokane, secured a stipend from the PNNA Foundation to attend the national ASNE/APME conference Oct. 16-18 at Stanford University in California. He filed this report.

Applicants sought for internship grants

The PNNA Foundation announces its 2016 Internship Grants Program. Up to six $1,500 internship grants are available for students interested in careers with Pacific Northwest newspaper companies.