Sound Publishing announced Wednesday that they had bought the free alternative weekly from Village Voice Media Holdings. The publishing company operates 36 community newspapers around Washington and northern Oregon. Its parent company, Black Press, also purchased the SF Weekly from Village Voice.
The Seattle Weekly was founded in 1976, offering readers its take on the region's politics, night life, dining and other topics.
Sound Publishing says the Seattle Weekly will remain based in Seattle.
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