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Another NW port city wonders: How do we keep local news alive?

Legislation, grant funding, collaborations bring hope for sustainability

The Skagit Publishing press in Mount Vernon prints the A section of Cascadia Daily News on a conveyor.
An issue of Cascadia Daily News rolls off the press in Mount Vernon. A national crisis in local news extends throughout the Northwest, prompting multiple new efforts to turn the tide, notes Kari Borgen, publisher of The Astorian. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Kari Borgen Guest Writer
Community newspapers are in trouble. Since 2005, more than a quarter of U.S. newspapers have vani
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