Newspaper as historic relic

From the AARP (gulp!) Bulletin:
“In these times of newspaper closings and sales, the Silverton Standard & the Miner has gotten a reprieve. When the owner of the Colorado newspaper, which has been part of the community for more than a century, decided to close it, the editor came up with an unusual idea: Ask the local historical society to take over the paper. And the society did, saving the Standard’s rich history and connection to the people it serves.”

click here: silverton_newspaper.html

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