U.S., Alaska Newspapers have interesting history

As someone whose blood was infused with printer’s ink at age 3 when the tips of his fingers were caught in the jaws of a platen press, the trade has long been of interest. The struggles overcome by early newspaper publishers—and the glories they accomplished as a result—are mighty. Front pages of three early efforts appear above.

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By Lee Jordan

Local news is all about people.Who lives here, what they like to do, and what they don’t like are of interest to their neighbors.

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