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Utah Newspapers

Ogden Standard-Examiner

The Standard-Examiner is a daily morning newspaper published in Ogden, Utah. With 63,000 subscribers, it is the third largest daily newspaper in terms of circulation in the State of Utah after the Salt Lake Tribune and The Deseret Morning News.  It was acquired by the Sandusky Newspaper chain of Sandusky Ohio in 1993. The first issue of the Ogden Standard was distributed on January 1, 1888 and the Ogden Examiner in 1904. The two papers were merged on April 1, 1920, creating the current nameplate. Historically an evening newspaper, the Standard-Examiner switched to morning publication in 2000. Also in 2000, the paper's offices and printing plant moved to a new production printing plant and a remodeled office building at Business Depot Ogden, the former Defense Depot Ogden. This is where the headquarters remain as of 2012.

Salt Lake City Deseret News

The Deseret News is a newspaper published in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Deseret News is Utah's oldest continuously published daily newspaper. It has the second largest daily circulation in the state behind The Salt Lake Tribune. The Deseret News is owned by Deseret News Publishing Company, a subsidiary of Deseret Management Corporation, which is a for-profit business holdings company owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Deseret News offers news, information, commentary, and analysis from an award-winning and experienced team of reporters, editors, columnists, and bloggers. Its mission is to be a leading news brand for faith and family oriented audiences in Utah and around the world. The first issue of the Deseret News was published on June 22, 1850, and now in 2011, the paper is circulation 69,519 on the weekdays and 93.658 on Sundays. The editorial tone of the Deseret News is usually described as moderate to conservative, and is often assumed to reflect the values of its owner, the LDS Church.

Salt Lake City Tribune

The Salt Lake Tribune is the largest-circulated daily newspaper in the Salt Lake City. The Tribune is owned by the Denver-based MediaNews Group, and operated in a joint operating agreement with the Deseret News. For almost 100 years it was a family-owned newspaper held by the heirs of U.S. Senator Thomas Kearns.. The newspaper's long-time publisher was John F. Fitzpatrick, who started his career as Senator Kearns' secretary in 1913. The Tribune's motto, is "Utah's Independent Voice Since 1871." The publication was founded in 1870 as the Mormon Tribune by a group of businessmen led by former LDS Church members who disagreed with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' economic and political positions. After a year its name was changed to the Salt Lake Daily Tribune and Utah Mining Gazette, but soon after that, the name was shortened to The Salt Lake Tribune. The Tribune’s readership is high; 105,746 on the weekdays and 122,782 on the Sunday.

St. George Spectrum

The St. George Spectrum is located in St. George, Utah. Stay informed with St. George Utah local news as well as headlines and stories from around the world.