DENVER (AP) — A Denver-based media company owned by billionaire Phil Anschutz has purchased The Colorado Springs Gazette.
Colorado’s second-largest newspaper announced Friday that Anschutz’s Clarity Media Group purchased The Gazette from Freedom Communications Inc.READ MORE: Debris, Rising Water Rush Along Black Creek As Flash Flood Warnings Plague Glen Haven, Cameron Peak Fire Burn Area
Terms were not disclosed.READ MORE: CDOT Says Drivers Should Pack A Few Extra Things While Traveling This Summer
Anschutz’s media company also publishes The Weekly Standard magazine and The Oklahoman and Washington Examiner newspapers. The Anschutz Corp. also owns two Colorado Springs landmarks, the Broadmoor hotel and the Pikes Peak Cog Railway.
The Gazette reported Friday that Dan Steever would remain president and publisher. The newspaper was founded in 1872 and had been part of Freedom Communications since 1946.MORE NEWS: Company Says GPS Showed Where Stolen Truck Was Yet Victims Say Aurora Police Showed Little Interest
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