Valleyview Town & Country. — 2015 – 2019. — 30 cm of textual records.
The Valleyview Town & Country Newspaper was established on April 1, 2015. They permanently closed in spring of 2020. Susie Peters was the owner, Publisher, Editor, and Reporter. The Town & Country replaced the Valleyviews Newspaper which closed its doors in 2015. There were three permanent staff and casual contract reporters.
VVT&C started out as a 12 page, sometimes 16 page bi-weekly publication with a circulation of about 1000. In January 2020, only one 16 page edition was published on the first Wednesday of every month and circulation was at 700.
VVT&C covered stories/advertising/events/meetings from the communities of, Little Smoky, Valleyview, Sturgeon Lake, Sunset House, New Fish Creek, Sturgeon Heights, Crooked Creek, Ridgevalley, DeBolt, Teepee Creek and surrounding northern Peace Country areas. The paper covered local news and sports stories of interest and publishes a number of special sections per year, including Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Fire Prevention, Graduation, Small Business Week, International Women’s Day, and Christmas.
The papers were donated by the current owner, publisher and editor.
Scope and Content
This fonds consists of newspapers from the Valleyview Town & Country.