Thursday, November 03, 2011

Peninsula Daily News sold to Canadian group

Peninsula Daily News has been sold to Black Press Ltd. of Victoria, whose Sound Publishing division is the largest community newspaper group in the Pacific Northwest, it was announced Monday.

The PDN will be printed on Sound Publishing's high-speed color press in Everett beginning with the Tuesday, Nov. 15, edition.

Twenty full- and part-time pressroom and mailroom employes will be laid off Nov. 14. They were informed Monday.

Meanwhile, Black Press announced Monday that it has also purchased Olympic View Publishing Co., which owns the Sequim Gazette and Forks Forum.

Peninsula Daily News sold to Canadian group

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