Mark and June McMahon have sold the Western News in Libby, Montana, to Hagadone Investment Company, Inc., according to John T. Cribb, Bolitho-Cribb & Associates, who represented the sellers in the transaction.

The Western News is a twice weekly paid circulation newspaper which is published on Tuesday and Thursday. The Western News is 97-years-old, and is a broadsheet format. Included in the sale is a 4-unit Goss Community web press and the building housing the business.

The McMahons, who also sold a daily newspaper operation in Winnemucca, Nevada last year, plan to stay in the Libby area.

Bolitho-Cribb & Associates is a publishing company brokerage firm with offices in Montana, Florida, and Wyoming.

Published April 01, 1999

Libby, MT