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