The Sun (Sheridan)

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The Sun
The Sun newspaper offices Sheridan Oregon.JPG
Offices of the newspaper
Type Weekly newspaper
Founded 1890
Ceased publication 2014
Headquarters Sheridan, Oregon, United States

The Sun was the newspaper for Sheridan, Oregon, United States. The paper was published weekly on Wednesdays. The Sun served the West Yamhill Valley communities of Sheridan, Willamina, and Grand Ronde in Yamhill and Polk counties.[1]

History[edit]

Sheridan's newspaper was founded in 1890,[2] and was a weekly newspaper.[3] In 1908, O. D. Hamstreet purchased the newspaper after moving from Sheridan, Wyoming, where he had been editor of the Sheridan Enterprise.[4] The paper stopped publishing in June 2014.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Sun Archives. SmallTownPapers. Retrieved on March 18, 2008. Archived January 2, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ The Sun. Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association. Retrieved on April 20, 2014.
  3. ^ Edward Gardner Jones, ed. (1894). The Oregonian's handbook of the Pacific Northwest. p. 258. 
  4. ^ Gaston, Joseph (1912). The Centennial History of Oregon, 1811-1912. 3. The S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. pp. 47–48. 
  5. ^ Amelia, Templeton (June 28, 2014). "The Sun Newspaper In Sheridan Closes After More Than 100 Years". Oregon Public Broadcasting. Retrieved March 19, 2015. 

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