December 17, 2014
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The St. Albert Gazette… Your Community Newspaper
St. Albert Gazette is published every Wednesday and Saturday by:
Great West Newspapers Limited Partnership
340 Carleton Drive,
St. Albert, Alberta. T8N 7L3 Canada
Founded in 1961, in the centennial year of Alberta's oldest permanent settlement, The Gazette has chronicled the lives of residents and events for St. Albert and the Sturgeon area for more than 50 years. From our beginnings as an eight-page 8 1/2" x 11" community newsletter to today's twice-weekly, full-colour tabloid, we have focused on providing our readers award-winning journalism in every issue. Our advertising, creative and news teams have collected more than 200 industry honours in the past 20 years. The Canadian Community Newspapers' Association has named us the best newspaper in the country in 2000, 2001, 2005, 2008 and 2012.
The City of St. Albert is one of Alberta's fastest growing communities. It has the highest education levels and the second-highest household income in the province. Located in the beautiful Sturgeon River valley on Edmonton's northern boundary, the city is home to over 60,000 residents. To the north another 22,000 residents live in the towns, villages, acreages and farms of Sturgeon County.
The partnership has newspapers in several Alberta communities. The president of Great West Newspapers is Duff Jamison. Paul Rockley, publisher of the Okotoks Western Wheel, is executive vice president. Brian Bachynski, publisher of the St. Albert Gazette, is senior group publisher for Great West Newspapers.
Great West is committed to producing quality community newspapers and offers advertising clients markets throughout Alberta.
Other Great West publications include: Airdrie City View, Athabasca Advocate, Barrhead Leader, Bonnyville Nouvelle, Cochrane Eagle, Calgary Senior, Canmore/Banff Rocky Mountain Outlook, Carstairs Courier, Didsbury Review, Edmonton Senior, Edmonton Woman Magazine, Elk Point Review, FFWD Weekly (Calgary), Innisfail Province, Lac La Biche Post, Mountain View Gazette (Mountain View Country), Okotoks Western Wheel, Olds Albertan, Rocky View Weekly (Rocky View Country), St. Albert Gazette, St. Paul Journal, Sundre Round Up, Town & Country (regional section to Barrhead, Westlock, Athabasca and Lac La Biche papers) and Westlock News. Great West is also a partner in the Glacier Agricultural Group (Western Producer, Grainews, Wheel and Deal, Alberta Farmer, Country Guide and many others).