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3-day Media Law School set at Univ. of South Carolina Sept. 30; costs covered

Washington Newspaper Publishers Association

The 2015 Media Law School, hosted by the University of South Carolina School of Law and College of Information and Communications and sponsored by the American Board of Trial Advocates, will provide selected journalists with the opportunity to develop a better understanding of the key stages of civil and criminal proceedings and to learn enough […]

Golden Quill


COLUMBIA, Mo. — The publisher of The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle in Omak, Wash., received the top international award for weekly newspaper editorial/column writing during a gala celebration Saturday night at the Missouri School of Journalism. Roger Harnack, 47, was presented the Golden Quill by Chad Stebbins and Gary Sosniecki on behalf of the International Society […]

Newspapers win extension on preferential tax treatment

Washington Newspaper Publishers Association

Dave Zeeck is well aware of this as Allied President this year and of course Jill Mackie of The Seattle Times worked on it from the very start, but we were successful in winning an extension of the 0.35% Business and Occupations (B&O) preferential tax rate on digital and print revenue in the Legislature. It was […]



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Journalist Elizabeth Widel recognized in Congress


Our very own Elizabeth Widel was recognized on the House floor today in Congress by Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Sunnyside. Here’s the Youtube link:   Elizabeth still writes for the Chronicle.

Congress Should Require the Postal Service to Report on the Quality of Rural Mail Service


WASHINGTON—The National Newspaper Association has again called for measurement of on-time delivery of rural mail. Appearing in a May 19 roundtable hosted by the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, NNA Chief Executive Officer and General Counsel Tonda F. Rush said Congress should follow the maxim that “what gets measured gets done.” If […]

Memorial Day

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This Memorial Day, there will be honor guards snapping to attention as flags ripple in the breeze. Amidst the green lawn and bright flowers of cemeteries throughout the state, lone buglers and mournful pipers will evoke a heartfelt tear. On Monday, I hope we can all shut off our Smart-Phones and pause from our barbecues […]

Anacortes American Celebrates 125 Years

Washington Newspaper Publishers Association

Anacortes American Celebrates 125 Years Congratulations and Cheers to the Anacortes American. It seems like the whole town came out to help the American celebrate the big event, The Anacortes Brewery even created a special beer in their honor, Stop the Presses Pale Ale. With an open house at the Depot of Arts and Community […]

Call for Submissions-Bunting Award

Bunting Award Call For Submissions Deadline May 31st     Seattle—The Washington Coalition for Open Government will be taking submissions for the first annual Bunting Award, created by the organization to honor journalistic works on open government, open meetings, and open records issues.   Named for WCOG founding board member and former PI Associate Publisher, […]

SPJ 2015 Gala Awards

Washington Newspaper Publishers Association

The Western Washington Chapter of Society of Professional Journalists is asking members of the journalism community to nominate outstanding journalists in our area for six special chapter awards: Journalist of the Year New Journalist of the Year June Anderson Almquist Lifetime Achievement Award Susan Hutchison Bosch Award for Perseverance and Quiet Courage Innovation Award Journalism […]