Life in the Old West

True stories, tall tales, memorabilia of the American West

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Title of oldest newspaper in the West goes to …

Thursday, June 28th, 2012:

… well actually, it isn’t a simple or easy matter to determine which newspaper was/is the oldest newspaper in the West, mostly because it is difficult to establish what geographic location constitutes “the West,” or “the Old West.” Depending on where you think the West started, there are several contenders. Based on a wealth of colorful history of newspapers and journalism in the Old West, there are a lot of interesting stories to be told.

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