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The Denver Post wasn’t dying, says Larry Ryckman; it was being murdered.

“We were under attack by our own owners,” says Ryckman, who was until recently senior editor of news at the newspaper.

Taner Pasamehmetoglu for KUER

The Salt Lake Tribune is cutting its staff by nearly a third. This announcement comes days after the paper’s owner, Paul Huntsman, told staff to expect layoffs and a paring back of its print issues.

Taner Pasamemetoglu

Two of the largest regional newspapers in the Mountain West are facing layoffs. It’s the latest in a years-long trend of dropping circulation and ad revenues.

Screenshot of Tribune cover from Sen. Hatch's Twitter

Sen. Orrin Hatch is hitting back at a scathing Salt Lake Tribune editorial being spread far and wide online in which the paper's editorial board calls on the 83-year-old to retire at the end of his term.

The Utah Headliners Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists has given Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes its annual Black Hole Award.

Brian Grimmett

With the sale of the Salt Lake Tribune to Paul Huntsman being finalized, the Utah Newspaper Project has dropped their federal anti-trust lawsuit.

Salt Lake Tribune Sold To Huntsman Family

Apr 20, 2016
Brian Grimmett

Digital First Media has sold the Salt Lake Tribune to Paul Huntsman, son of billionaire businessman Jon Huntsman Sr.

Brian Grimmett

The Utah State Records Committee has ruled in favor of a Salt Lake Tribune reporter seeking records about San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman from the Utah Attorney General’s office.

Whittney Evans

The Salt Lake Tribune is asking faithful online readers to pay for an ad-free version of its website in an effort to boost revenues. The paper kicked off the new funding model today.

A federal judge has decided Monday not to dismiss a lawsuit seeking to dismantle a joint operating agreement between the Deseret News and the parent company of the Salt Lake Tribune. 

Salt Lake Tribune Supporters Take Their Case to DC

Jun 25, 2014

A small group concerned about the future of The Salt Lake Tribune is in Washington, DC hoping to catch the attention of congressional lawmakers and officials at the Justice Department.  

UPDATE: Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes released a statement since this story aired on Friday, June 20th:

The Utah Newspaper Project filed a lawsuit today in federal court against the Deseret News and Digital First Media, the parent company of the Salt Lake Tribune. They contend that the joint operating agreement shared by both newspapers violates federal law.

Ending months of speculation, Jon Huntsman Sr. acknowledged today that he is interested in buying the Salt Lake Tribune.  

Dabakis Hopes DC Trip Will Help Save the Tribune

May 23, 2014

Utah State Senator Jim Dabakis is leading an effort to salvage the financial future of the Salt Lake Tribune and next month he’ll be taking his message to Washington, DC.