Thompson River buys three Black Press papers

Victoria-based publisher Black Press has sold three of its newspapers in British Columbia. Kamloops This Week, the Merritt Herald and the Prince George Free Press were all purchased by Thompson River Publications Ltd. Partnership. The deal brings Thompson River’s holdings up to 10 community newspapers in B.C. and Alberta. Kamloops This Week publisher Kelly Hall becomes the group publisher for Thompson River Publications and head of its central Interior group.

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