TNE milestone sparks memories
September 25, 2019
Happy 90th birthday to The New Era.
You don’t look a day over 39.
Congratulations to Scott and Miriam Swanson and crew for keeping community journalism alive and kicking and doing so in such grand style. Under their leadership, The New Era continues to be a vital, lively and award-winning newspaper in an era when that is increasingly difficult to do.
Small-town newspapers are disappearing nationwide, with some rural counties no longer having a single local source of print news. According to an Associated Press study, more than 1,400 newspapers have closed in the USA in the...