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.
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.
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.
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.