Sound Publishing operates the following titles in King County: Federal Way Mirror, Auburn Reporter, Kent-Covington Reporter, Renton Reporter, Enumclaw Courier-Herald, Kirkland Reporter, Bellevue Reporter, Snoqualmie Valley Record, Issaquah Reporter, Redmond Reporter, Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, Mercer Island Reporter and the Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber.

Sound Publishing operates the following titles in King County: Federal Way Mirror, Auburn Reporter, Kent-Covington Reporter, Renton Reporter, Enumclaw Courier-Herald, Kirkland Reporter, Bellevue Reporter, Snoqualmie Valley Record, Issaquah Reporter, Redmond Reporter, Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, Mercer Island Reporter and the Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber.

Bellevue Reporter to suspend print publication

  • Wednesday, March 25, 2020 8:05pm
  • Business

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to rapidly evolve across the globe, the Bellevue Reporter must also adapt in order to ensure the continuation of high-quality local journalism into the future.

Significantly decreased advertising revenue, directly resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak, has forced Sound Publishing to make the incredibly difficult decision to temporarily reduce staffing and suspend print publication of the Reporter and other sister newspapers. In the weeks to come, you will still be able to follow local news stories and breaking developments as they happen by visiting bellevuereporter.com.

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Thank you for your continued support, as we patiently await the day when we may resume print publication of your local newspaper.


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