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A small-town newspaper in the region that lost most of its staff due to the economic impacts of COVID–19 received a helping hand Friday. The Sandpoint Reader in North Idaho, a free weekly, was able to temporarily rehire its employees for the next six weeks using an influx of reader donations and the stimulus package's Paycheck Protection Program.

  A mystery is swirling around the identity of the anonymous buyer of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, who purchased the paper last week for $140 million. Reno Public Radio's Julia Ritchey has more.

A company called News + Media Capital Group LLC has been mum about its investors and why it bought out Nevada's largest daily newspaper.

The group paid nearly $40 million more than what the paper had sold for just nine months ago.