Thursday, February 26, 2009

RIP - Rocky Mountain News

A perfectly respectable newspaper closes.

From AP: Rocky Mountain News Closes

DENVER – The Rocky Mountain News, Colorado's oldest newspaper and a Denver fixture since 1859, will publish its last edition Friday.

Owner E.W. Scripps Co. said Thursday the newspaper lost $16 million last year and the company was unable to find a buyer.

"Today the Rocky Mountain News, long the leading voice in Denver, becomes a victim of changing times in our industry and huge economic challenges," Scripps CEO Rich Boehne said.

This bothers me.
My first job was as Rocky Mountain News Carrier #1392
1964 - `65

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