So last October, they decided that they were no longer going to offer the PDF Version for free, but will soon be offered again for paid subscription. I'm sure they were probably losing money on the deal, because frankly the paper is not worth $1.
I guess they figured that doing this would force people into having to actually buy it instead. You know what? I have not bought one single paper since this has happened....except for the last time they had one of my photos in it. Why would I want to buy a paper that has hardly anything relevant to our region in it? Really, it should be called the Barrow Sounder.
I know a person who complained about the lack of Kotz content and she was told that if she would like to improve content she should submit some articles. Wait a minute....Alaska Newspapers EMPLOYS a reporter for the Kotzebue region who is PAID to take photos and write articles. The problem is that AK Newspapers,
So you know what, Alaska Newspapers, INC. Your lucky there are people like us, here and in Barrow, that are willing to take your photos and write your stories, because if you had to depend only on your ""Hired Help" your paper would be skinnier than it already is.