Both the Idaho Press-Tribune in Nampa and the Idaho State Journal in Pocatello have been purchased by the Adams Publishing Group, which is buying 22 daily and weekly newspapers in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Utah, along with a commercial print facility, from Pioneer News Group Co. Also included in the sale are the Kuna Melba News, the Meridian Press and the Emmett Messenger Index, as are the Bozeman Daily Chronicle, the Montpelier News-Examiner, the Preston Citizen, the Rexburg Standard Journal and the Teton Valley News. Press-Tribune publisher Matt Davison said locals aren’t likely to see changes in their newspapers as a result of the sale. “They let the markets make local decisions, and they have no editorial agenda," Davison said....
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