I thought Missoulian readers would like to know about the latest financing announcement from Lee Enterprises, parent company of not only the Missoulian but also the Montana Standard in Butte, the Ravalli Republic in Hamilton, the Helena Independent Record and the Billings Gazette.
Here’s the information that went nationwide via the Associated Press.
Lee Enterprises, the [...]
Last week, we added a new daily feature to the Ravalli Republic’s print edition: a half-page, full-color weather report.
It’s a nice meaty “extra” for readers in the Bitterroot Valley, but there’s one thing missing: We need weather drawings from Ravalli County kids to fill one remaining spot on the page.
The daily weather drawing is a [...]
There’s good news of increasingly healthy earnings by the Missoulian’s parent company this morning.
Here’s the statement just released by Lee Enterprises, which in Montana owns the Missoulian, Billings Gazette, Helena Independent Record, Ravalli Republic and Montana Standard.
DAVENPORT, Iowa (December 13, 2010) — Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (NYSE: LEE) expects revenue trends to continue improving in its [...]
Bison in a Bitterroot Valley blizzard. PERRY BACKUS/Ravalli Republic
Congratulations to Ravalli Republic reporter Perry Backus, whose photograph of bison caked in snow after a Bitterroot Valley whiteout was selected by the Boston Globe for a recent slideshow of 39 scenes from around the world heralding the arrival of winter in the Northern Hemisphere.
Photographs of [...]
Nothing gets a conversation going in Missoula these days like asking about the state of education – and the cost of education – at the University of Montana. Or at other colleges and universities in Montana.
And the banter will only get hotter as the 2011 Montana Legislature grows closer.
So the Missoulian and its sister newspapers [...]
We set off on a new and exciting venture Monday, with the merger of the Missoulian and Ravalli Republic newsrooms.
That means we now have one combined reporting force covering all of western Montana – from Whitefish to Darby – and that’s great news for all our print and online readers.
Both newsrooms are staffed with incredible [...]