Olympian veteran reporters Lisa Pemberton & Jim Szymanski have been laid-off as of June 27th in the downsizing reported here last week by owner McClatchy newspapers.
Pemberton was the only press reporter to take a Ramtha School of Enlightenment class and publish observations and Szymanski covered business news and Yelm’s NASCAR track issue several years ago and both will be sorely missed, in an area where news is limited, at best!
We wish Pemberton & Szymanski well in their next adventures and acknowledge their fine work, especially in their interests in Yelm.
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This story by the AP today highlights what is happening to American newspapers:
“Newspapers are bracing for more bad news
Deep job cuts, outsourcing, more asset sales coming as industry retrenches”
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