Bonner County Daily Bee



Never in the history of mankind has there been so much information about Bonner County Daily Bee - Wikious as there is today thanks to the internet. However, this access to everything related to Bonner County Daily Bee - Wikious is not always easy. Saturation, poor usability, and the difficulty to discern between correct and incorrect information about Bonner County Daily Bee - Wikious are often difficult to overcome. That's what motivated us to create a reliable, safe and effective site.

It was clear to us that in order to achieve our goal, it was not enough to have correct and verified information about Bonner County Daily Bee - Wikious. Everything we had collected about Bonner County Daily Bee - Wikious also had to be presented in a clear, readable way, in a structure that facilitated the user experience, with a clean and efficient design, and that prioritised loading speed. We are confident that we have achieved this, although we are always working to make small improvements. If you have found what you have found useful about Bonner County Daily Bee - Wikious and you have felt comfortable, we will be very happy if you come back to wikious.com whenever you want and need to.

Bonner County Daily Bee
Bonner County Daily Bee 2022.jpg
Daily Bee office in Sandpoint, Idaho
TypeDaily newspaper
FormatBroadsheet
Owner(s)Hagadone Media Group
PublisherClint Schroeder, Regional
EditorCaroline Lobsinger
Founded1965
LanguageEnglish
HeadquartersSandpoint, Idaho
ISSN1047-6822
OCLC number42853323
Websitehttp://www.bonnercountydailybee.com/

Bonner County Daily Bee The Bonner County Daily Bee (also known as the Daily Bee) is a U.S. daily newspaper based in Sandpoint, Idaho . It is owned by the Hagadone Media Group and is part of the Hagadone News Network.

History

Founding as The Beehive

The Bonner County Daily Bee has been in print since 1965 and its target markets are Bonner and Boundary counties.

The paper was founded as a four-page newspaper by Ernest Gale "Pete" and Adell "Dellie" Thompson after a dispute over an ad account, according to "Beautiful Bonner: The History of Bonner County."

The couple moved from North Dakota to Coeur d'Alene, lured by a job at the "Kootenai County Leader" in 1961. Thompson moved to Sandpoint a short time later where he went to work for the News-Bulletin where he stayed until 1965 when he bought half interest in a local print shop. Thompson would soon buy the entire business to ensure a move to a larger facility and renamed the business, Pend Oreille Printers.

After moving to the new location, the Thompsons launched The Beehive in response to a move by the News-Bulletin for a key ad account held by Thompson's print shop. The couple believed the community needed a daily newspaper to better serve the area. According to "Beautiful Bonner," the couple "came up with the name for the new paper from a comment made by their typesetter, Jeannie Hottel. "Call it the Beehive," she said. "You sure stirred up a hornet's nest."

In 1966, the Beehive and print shop moved to 310 Church St., where the newspaper still resides. Thompson purchased the Sandpoint Bulletin and, for a time, published both the Bee Hive and the News-Bulletin.

Current name adopted

The Beehive was published until 1968 when it was merged with the News-Bulletin and its name changed to the Sandpoint Daily Bee. In 1988, the paper's name was changed to the Bonner County Daily Bee.

Sale

In July 1984, Thompson sold Pend Oreille Printers and the Sandpoint Daily Bee as well as the Bonners Ferry Herald, which he had purchased in 1978, and the Priest River Times, which he had purchased in 1976, to the Hagadone Media Group.

Format

The Bonner County Daily Bee maintains a website, app and social media presence that are updated several times a day with breaking news stories and articles on current events, community news and local sports.

Awards

The paper has won multiple journalism awards, including several general excellence awards from the Idaho Newspaper Association, and the Utah-Idaho-Spokane Associated Press Association as well as many writing and photography awards.

Location

Its main office is in Sandpoint, Idaho.

References

  1. ^ "Bonner County Daily Bee: About Us". Bonner County Daily Bee. 2007. Archived from the original on February 4, 2005. Retrieved 2007-08-18.
  2. ^ Beautiful Bonner: The History of Bonner County. Walsworth Publishing Co. ISBN 0-88107-189-7.
  3. ^ Pietsch, Gary. "Bonner County Historical Society & Museum: "Sandpoint's Newspapers"" (PDF).
  4. ^ "Library of Congress". Library of Congress. Retrieved July 31, 2022.
  5. ^ "Library of Congress". Library of Congress. Retrieved July 31, 2022.
  6. ^ "Library of Congress". Library of Congress. Retrieved July 31, 2022.

External links