Southwest USA Top Newspapers


San Diego Reader
1703 India Street
San Diego, CA   92101
California 0;
The first issue of the San Diego Reader came out on October 4, 1972. The 12-page black-and-white tabloid was laid out on the dining room table of a 1-bedroom apartment on Mission Boulevard in Mission Beach, and 20,000 copies were printed at Western Offset on State and Market streets.
Denver Post

Denver, CO  
Colorado 1;
Politics, sports, business, entertainment, lifestyle, travel and more.
Emery County Progress
410 East Main
Castle Dale, UT   84513
Utah 2;
The Emery County Progress began publishing in 1900 in Castle Dale, the county seat. In 1957 it merged with the Green River Leader to become the Emery County Progress-Leader. In 1977 the name was changed back to the Emery County Progress. Today, the Emery County Progress is a weekly newspaper, published every Tuesday. <br> Located in Castle Dale, Utah, the Emery County Progress serves the entire Emery County area. The Sun Advocate, the Emery County Progress's sister paper, serves neighboring Carbon County residents.
LA Times

Los Angeles, CA  
California 3;
A daily newspaper published in Los Angeles, California, since 1881. In 2008, it was the second-largest metropolitan newspaper in circulation in the United States and the fourth most widely distributed newspaper in the country. Source:
Ke Alakai

Laie, HI  
Hawaii 4;
Campus, community, national, world.
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
500 Ala Moana Blvd
Honolulu, HI  
Hawaii 5;
Published its first edition June 7, 2010, combining the best of the 128-year-old Honolulu Star-Bulletin and the 154-year-old Honolulu Advertiser.<br> The newspaper is managed by Oahu Publications Inc., a subsidiary of Black Press. Dennis Francis is president of Oahu Publications and publisher of the Star-Advertiser. The senior management team at the Star-Advertiser also includes Dave Kennedy, senior vice president/advertising, Glenn Zuehls, senior vice president/advertising, Roger Forness, vice president/technology, and Frank Bridgewater, vice president/editor.
Elko Daily Free Press
3720 Idaho Street
Elko, NV   89801
Nevada 6;
Managing Editor - Jeffry Mullins.
State Press

Tempe, AZ  
Arizona 7;
The State Press has consistently been rated among the best college newspapers in the country. In 2004, 2005 and 2006, the Columbia Scholastic Press Association named The State Press a Gold Crown and Silver Crown winner, respectively — the highest awards given to college newspapers. The State Press also was honored in 2005 with the Payne Award for Ethics in Journalism, a prestigious national award given to one college paper each year for its commitment to ethics. Student journalists working for The State Press consistently place in the prestigious Hearst awards for college journalism students and sweep the Society of Professional Journalism regional awards.
Trinidad Plus

Raton, NM  
New Mexico,
New Mexico 8;
Local information, real estate, community forum and more.
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas, NV  
Nevada 9;
The Las Vegas Review-Journal is Nevada's largest newspaper.
Summit Daily News

Frisco, CO   80443
Colorado 10;
Published 365 days a year with an average free distribution of 12,000 papers daily, serving the towns of Breckenridge, Frisco, Silverthorne, Dillon and our four world-class ski resorts of Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin. The Summit Daily employs 29 full-time employees, 11 part-time and two interns.
Bulldog News, The

Fresno, CA  
California 11;
"The Conservative Voice of Today's University Campus"
Deseret Morning News
55 North 300 West
Salt Lake City, UT   84101
Utah 12;
Three years after Brigham Young led Mormon pioneers to the Salt Lake Valley in 1847, the first issue of the Deseret News was pulled off a small hand-cranked press. This eight-page newspaper was the first published in what was then called the territory of Deseret. <br> Although the state of Utah has long-since replaced the old territory, the Deseret News retained its original name. In 2003 the paper switched to morning delivery and today the Deseret News is published daily as Utah's oldest — but most modern — newspaper. <br> Over the years, the Deseret News has earned hundreds of awards for writing, reporting, design and community service, including the Pulitzer Prize.
Clovis News Journal

Clovis, NM  
New Mexico,
New Mexico 13;
"Your Community. Your news."
Arizona Republic, The
200 East Van Buren Street
Phoenix, AZ   85004
Arizona 14;
As the state's largest newspaper, The Arizona Republic offers its readers a strong focus on local news, along with national and international news. Debuting May 19, 1890, as The Arizona Republican, the newspaper was created as a sounding board to challenge the biased political beliefs of the established Arizona newspapers.
Tucson Citizen

Tucson, AZ  
Arizona 15;
Jobs, cars, real estate, travel and more.
Reno Gazette Journal

Reno, NV  
Nevada 16;
The RGJ is Northern Nevada's leading source for local news and information. The RGJ's extensive family of print and digital media provides engaging, relevant and timely news and information for the communities they serve. The Reno Gazette-Journal is a member of the Gannett family of print, broadcast and digital media, which includes USA Today.
Hawaii Tribune-Herald
355 Kinoole Street
Hilo, HI   96720
Hawaii 17;
News, sports, classifieds and more.
Albuquerque Journal

Albuquerque, NM  
New Mexico,
New Mexico 18;
Politics, sports, entertainment, health, travel and more.
Sun Advocate
845 East Main
Price, UT   84501
Utah 19;
A bi-weekly newspaper, published every Tuesday and Thursday. Located in Price, Utah, the Sun Advocate serves the entire Carbon County area. The Emery County Progress, the Sun Advocate's sister paper, serves neighboring Emery County residents. <br> The Sun Advocate has a very intriguing past. The paper which began in 1891 led the way for many papers to come including The Sun and The Carbon County News amongst others.
Colorado Springs Gazette

Colorado Springs, CO  
Colorado 20;
Entertainment, sports, business, community and more.