ADVERTISING

CALL 935-8422 TO ADVERTISE! OR EMAIL THEINDEPENDENT@CENTURYTEL.NET

The Chewelah Independent is Stevens County’s oldest, locally-owned newspaper. We are also the newspaper of record for the county. If you’re hoping to get your business noticed we can help over several different platforms including our newspaper, website and social media. We have 5,750 readers that take a look at our print product every week and average 2,700 unique visits on our website every day.

GEOGRAPHICALLY TARGETED WEEKLY
The Chewelah Independent partners with online advertising to bring the best in advertising opportunities to local businesses and services.

WELL-PLANNED SECTIONS AND FEATURED STORIES
Reach more than 5,750 readers each Thursday with the best local information about where to shop, where to buy, what to do and who is doing it. Your ad will reach its full potential in print supported by online banner advertising!

AWARD-WINNING JOURNALISM
The Independent has won numerous awards for its layout, reporting and photography along with its advertising. It is the source for Chewelah news, sports, legals events and information.


DISTRIBUTION AREA
We district the newspaper in:
Chewelah
Blue Creek
Addy
Arden
Colville
Kettle Falls
Marcus
Springdale
Loon Lake
Waitts Lake
Valley
Clayton

To get a subscription, call 935-8422 or email theindependent@centurytel.net. It only costs $25 a year in county!


DEADLINES
Display Advertising
5 p.m. on Friday
Classified Advertising
5 p.m. on Friday
Special Graphics and Banner Ads
5 p.m. on Wednesday


ADVERTISING SPECIFICATION
Full page dimensions: 10.5″ wide by 21″ deep
Gutter: .125″
Number of columns: 6

1 column = 1.646 in.
2 columns = 3.417″
3 columns = 5.188″
4 columns = 6.959″
5 columns = 8.730″
6 columns = 10.5″


COLOR WEBSITE BANNER RATES
Top of the page: $25 a week
Right sidebar: $7.50 a week


CLASSIFIED RATES
First 20 words: $6
After 20 words (per word): $0.10
Two weeks paid: third week free


ADVERTISING RATES FOR PRINT
Per column inch: $8
Ad color: $6 per column inch ($48 minimum charge, $180 max charge)
1/16 page ad: $63
1/8 page ad: $126
1/4 page ad: $252
1/2 page ad: $504
Full page ad: $907
2″x 2 columns: $32
3″ x 2 columns: $48
Position charge: 20 percent
Non-profit and church discount: 20 percent

Volume discount rates:
13 weeks = 10 percent off
26 weeks = 15 percent off
52 weeks = 20 percent off

All advertisements are accepted for run of paper placement, but every effort is made to meet advertising requests for position. If position is conditional it is a 20 percent charge.


BUSINESS DIRECTORY
An ad in our business directory is 1.646×2.75 inches tall
1 card = $14.50
2 card = $29
Three month minimum – paid in advance – one copy change per month – no additional discounts


INSERTS
Pre-printed inserts: $180
Finished size must be less than 11.25″ x 11.25″
Advertisers will provide 2,500 copies before Friday at noon deadline


ADVERTISING FORMATS
Display – camera ready saved as .pdf at 300 dpi
All photographs 300 dpi as .tiff or .jpg

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