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Westside Pioneer to print every other month this year

       The Westside Pioneer plans to publish a print edition every two months in 2015.
       Continuing unchanged is the online website at westsidepioneer.com, which is updated daily with Westside news.
       The planned print run for the January-March edition is 11,000. As in the past, copies are available at more than 50 outlets, including King Soopers, Safeway and the Westside Community Center.
       The other print editions will come out in March, May, July, September and November, according to the Jordan family that owns and operates the Pioneer.
       The 2015 print announcement comes almost exactly a year after the Pioneer began implementing what was then a plan to go completely online after a decade as a weekly paper. The reasoning at the time was that all-online made sense based on technological and social trends; also, printing weekly with such a small staff had become a strain for reasons of personal health and increasing costs/issues related to printing and mass-mailing.
       The all-online plan ended last May when the Jordans - after hearing from many people who missed the print version - produced their first since the last weekly came out Dec. 19, 2013. This was followed by editions last August and November.
       In August, the publishers announced that the Pioneer would print every three months. But that didn't seem quite often enough, Pioneer co-publisher Kenyon Jordan said, after reflecting on news flow and the encouraging print-reader response.
       For more information, call the Pioneer at 471-6776 or e-mail editor@westsidepioneer.com (for news) or ap@westsidepioneer.com (for ads).

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