All About South Stevens County Times

In our rural region with high rates of poverty and major internet and cell phone connectivity limitations, the South Stevens County Times plays a critical roll in the equitable distribution of quality public health and safety information, as well as local community stories that keep neighbors connected, uplifted, and inspired. 

With free delivery to over 9,500 mailboxes and 125 businesses across South Stevens County, more than any other small regional paper, regardless of a household’s ability to pay a subscription, the South Stevens County Times is committed to inclusively keeping all of our citizens connected and informed with quality reporting. Advertisers make it possible!

If we don’t tell our stories, who else will? Help keep our communities connected, informed, and vibrant with a donation or advertisement to the South Stevens County Times today!

Now Printing 11,000 Copies Monthly

9,500 Copies

South Stevens County Times is growing and improving to meet the needs of the residents, businesses and organizations in South Stevens County. We deliver a free newspaper to every mailbox in 10 rural communities in South Stevens County. Our goal is to eventually reach every mailbox in every unincorporated community in the county.

1,000 Copies

Complementary copies are distributed to area newsstands from N. Spokane to Chewelah. Paid subscribers also receive a copy directly lin their mailbox each month.

March 2021

100% Saturation

Every resident and business in Loon Lake, Deer Lake, Clayton, Springdale, Valley, Ford, Tum Tum, Hunters, Fruitland and Nine Mile Falls receives the newspaper (9,500 mailboxes) monthly. About 1000 complementary copies are delivered to businesses, libraries and newsstands from North Spokane to Chewelah.

100% Local

Many residents retain their paper and read the South Stevens County Times cover to cover. Why? We believe it is because our newspaper is all about the local regional community. And people love to read about their friends and neighbors.

100% Value

A dollar goes further with the South Stevens County Times because a lot of our readership have more dollars to spend with advertisers. With seasonal residents at Loon Lake, and Nine Mile Falls, your advertising dollars go a long way.

Above & Beyond

The South Stevens County Times supports several non-profit organizations and events through sponsored and greatly reduced advertising prices.




WE APPRECIATE the support of our advertisers. Without you, we would not exist!  Businesses and organizations who bring their marketing to South Stevens County Times make it possible for our community to enjoy news and events on a regular basis.  To advertise in our next edition, please check the “Advertise” section, email us at or give us a call at (509) 703-0352


Interesting stories, thoughtful contemplation and thorough research are just some of the benefits our many contributors provide to South Stevens County Times readers.  


We appreciate each of their many articles and stories, supplied to help you know more about the area in which we all live. 

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From events to government our local community is busy and on-the-move, providing ample news, events and activities.  We work very hard to keep up with all that is happening, but truly appreciate our community input and welcome you all to let us know what is happening.  You are invited to submit your articles or events.  Just call (509) 703-0352 or email us at


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