Northwest Newspaper History

Permanent URI for this collection

Click Relander was a newspaper editor and a diligent historian. He drew on both of these vocations when he created this collection of transcribed newspaper articles about the publication details of Northwest newspapers and their publishers. Relander identifies his sources by title and date. The collection is arranged by date.


Recent Submissions

Now showing 1 - 5 of 15
  • Item
    Yakima Newspapers Publication History
    (Yakima Valley Libraries, 2018-02-20) Walker, Terry
    A brief overview of the origin and development of print media in the Yakima Valley.
  • Item
    Typescripts of news clippings - 1898
    (UNPUBLISHED Typescript, 1898) Relander, Click
    The practice of using pre-printed sheets known as "patent 'sides"; Yakima Herald changes layout and format; Yakima Public Library fund raiser issue; James leaves the Republic for Sacramento; Freeman of Washington Farmer ejected from McCleary building; first appearance of Bailey, Tuesley & McComb and publishers; death notice of Ben Watson, onetime publisher of the Yakima Independent.
  • Item
    Typescripts of news clippings - 1897
    (UNPUBLISHED Typescript, 1897) Relander, Click
    Sad end for C. W. Hobart; Pasco News merged with the Recorder as the Pasco News-Recorder; Times-Argus suspended; Rev. B. E. Utz begins publishing The Pastor's Visit; Seattle Times Printing Co. incorporated. Shultz buys the Tacoma Ledger.
  • Item
    Typescripts of news clippings - 1896
    (UNPUBLISHED Typescript, 1896) Relander, Click
    3rd b'day of Prosser American; Republic Publishing Company incorporated; Seattle Telegraph started; Seattle Times sold by Hughes & Davies to Charles Fishback. M. F. Satterlee closes the Yakima Times.
  • Item
    Typescripts of news clippings - 1895
    (UNPUBLISHED Typescript, 1895) Relander, Click
    NW press association initiated; Fairfield Progress plant sold to the Argus; libel charges; F. F. Lischke becomes editor of the Sentinel, Miller leaves Republic; record shows 225 papers published in Washington. Kennewick Columbian suspended. F. W. Roach takes over the Prosser American.