Juneau Empire

Homer News, Clarion and Empire change hands again

Apr 11, 2018
Aaron Bolton, KBBI News

The Peninsula Clarion, Juneau Empire and weekly Homer News are being acquired by a Canadian chain just six months after being sold to GateHouse Media.

The Alaska papers were sold by longtime owner Morris Communications for $120 million last fall.

The newest owner is Sound Publishing, a Seattle-based subsidiary that owns papers in the states of Washington, California and Hawaii. It's a subsidiary of Black Press, based in British Columbia.

In recent months, the trio of Alaska papers shared a top executive. But he's staying with GateHouse