By paulgillin | February 27, 2009 - 6:53 am - Posted in Facebook

Just 55 days shy of its 150th birthday, the Rocky Mountain News says farewell with a front page that harkens back to its founding in 1859. The website has retrospectives on its greatest stories, tributes from the community, staff memories and great front pages from the paper’s history. Each story ends with a macabre invitation to “Subscribe to the Rocky Mountain News.”




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  1. February 27, 2009 @ 10:46 am

    […] THE PRESS: Colorado’s oldest daily newspaper says goodbye in the classiest, and most stirring, of […]

  2. February 27, 2009 @ 11:08 pm

    So sad.
    The better paper is gone.
    I am so depressed as a [former] reader.

    Posted by Dave Barnes
  3. March 1, 2009 @ 8:48 am

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