The owner of the Fort Collins Coloradoan and USA Today on Monday formally rejected a $1.3 billion buyout bid from the owner of the Denver Post, saying the offer was too low.
“Build something impressive, do great work, and do journalism that people value and that they will want to support,” said co-founding editor Larry Ryckman.
The Chieftain will join 560 other community newspapers nationwide owned by GateHouse. Critics say the national media group profits by cutting local news operations.
Dean Singleton owned the newspaper from 1987 until 2013 and saw it through tough economic times and an intense rivalry with the Rocky Mountain News.
The Salt Lake Tribune was once owned by the same hedge fund that owns The Denver Post. The Utah paper was sold to a prominent local family in 2016 — and has since thrived.
The Denver Post announced last week it was laying off more employees in the newsroom. Critics say the newspaper's owners are sacrificing quality for profits.
At the Holly Creek Retirement Community, a volunteer-run station helps residents who are dealing with the challenges of getting older.
Days after controversy between the press and the Oval Office, Mark Matthews reports on the inner workings of the Donald Trump administration.
Yiannopoulos has gained notoriety for his gleeful attacks on what he calls political correctness. Supporters find those attacks funny. Opponents call them pointed hate speech.
Wayne Wicks has been working since February to make global media coverage of the Holmes trial seamless. He's managed the press pool for other high profile trials in Colorado.