2008 Seattle Times Company News ReleasesRob Blethen named Associate Publisher of the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin.
Rob Blethen has been named associate publisher of the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, effective Sept. 2, 2008. Blethen, 35, currently serves as director of advertising for the Portland Press Herald and Maine Sunday Telegram.
(June 17, 2008)
Ryan Blethen named Associate Publisher of The Seattle Times.
Ryan Blethen has been named Seattle Times associate publisher, effective May 1, 2008. Blethen, 35, currently serves as associate editorial page editor and columnist for The Seattle Times.
(May 1, 2008)
Editor at Large Michael Fancher to Retire from The Seattle Times.
Michael R. Fancher, Editor at Large and Senior Vice President for the Seattle Times Company, has announced his retirement from The Times, effective April 30, 2008.
(April 28, 2008)
Seattle Times Company to Explore Sale of Blethen Maine Newspapers.
Citing ongoing challenges in the industry and the need to focus on the future of its flagship newspaper and affiliate newspapers in the State of Washington, the Seattle Times Company has announced that it will explore the sale of its Blethen Maine Newspapers.
(March 17, 2008)