2009 Seattle Times Company News ReleasesThe Seattle Times forms partnership with local news Web sites.
The Seattle Times and some of Seattle’s most respected neighborhood news Web sites have struck a unique partnership as part of a nationwide Networked Journalism pilot project.
(August 26, 2009)
Trusted online resource NWhomes.com introduces the Open House Finder.
The easy-to-use tool lets local homebuyers search for open houses around the block, around the clock.
(July 28, 2009)
Blethen Maine Newspapers Sold to MaineToday Media, Inc.
The Seattle Times Company, parent company of Blethen Maine Newspapers, announced today that it has sold Blethen Maine Newspapers to MaineToday Media Inc., a consortium led by Bangor, Maine native, Rich Connor.
(June 15, 2009)
Ryan Blethen named Editorial Page Editor of The Seattle Times.
Ryan Blethen has been named editorial page editor for The Seattle Times, the Northwest’s largest daily newspaper.
(May 19, 2009)
Editorial Page Editor James Vesely to Retire from The Seattle Times.
James F. Vesely, Editorial Page Editor of The Seattle Times, has announced his retirement from The Times.
(May 12, 2009)
Rob Blethen named Publisher of the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin.
Rob Blethen has been named publisher of the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, effective April 4, 2009.
(April 3, 2009)
Statement from Frank Blethen, Publisher and CEO of the Seattle Times Company on the announcement by Hearst Corporation that it will close the Seattle P-I.
The Hearst Corporation’s announcement that it is closing the Seattle P-I is unfortunate, but understandable, given the significant losses that both newspapers have experienced as a result of the Joint Operating Agreement.
(March 16, 2009)