locally owned newspaper since 1986

South Stevens County Times

9,500 Direct Mail Deliveries:

The South Stevens County Times newspaper is delivered to every residential and business mailbox in Clayton (99110), Loon Lake & Deer Lake (99148), Springdale (99173), Valley (99181), Hunters (99137), Fruitland (99129), Ford (99013), Tum Tum (99034) and Nine Mile Falls (99026). Additionally, 1,000 complementary copies are distributed to area businesses, libraries and newsstands between N. Spokane, Deer Park and  Chewelah. We invite you to use this great tool to expand your reach to over 10,000 potential customers in the region.

Broad range of content:

Each monthly edition features a broad range of local news and event information. Our reporters live in the community in which they report and highlight local businesses, non-profit organizations as well as county organizations to provide readers with timely and relevant news and stories. Every edition of the newspaper includes a local business directory; calendar of events; community resources; as well as school, church, fire & safety, health, county, business, and community news for the South Stevens and North Spokane counties.

Distribution Area:

In addition to paid subscribers in Washington and out of state, we offer a free newspaper to every mailbox in the following communities:

Nine Mile Falls / Suncrest (99026)

Tum Tum (99034)

Clayton (99110)

Loon Lake (99148)

Deer Lake (99148)

Springdale (99173)

Ford (99013)

Valley (99181)

Hunters (99137)

Fruitland (99129)

In addition, complementary newspapers are delivered to retail locations and newsstands in the following areas:





Loon Lake


Deer Park

North Spokane



Display ADs, Classified ADs, Articles, Columns and Obituaries are due by the 25th of the month prior to the publication in which they will be placed. For example, your display AD for the December edition is due by Nov. 25.


Display ADs: 5 p.m. on the 25th of each month

Classified ADs: 5 p.m. on the 25th of each month

Obituaries: 5 p.m. on the 25th of each month

Front Page Calendar: 5 p.m. on the day before each publication.


Publication Dates:


The South Stevens County Times is published on the first Tuesday of each month (except when it falls on the 1st). Newspapers reach newsstands the day after publication (Wednesday) and mailboxes the next day (Thursday).


Publication dates for 2022  and 2023:



December 6



January 3

February 7

March 7

April 4

May 2

June 6

July 5

August 8

September 5

October 3

November 7

December 5


Choose Your Advertising


Your ad in our online edition with a direct hyperlink to your website or Facebook Page


$10 first 20 words, $.25 each additional word. Email to


Your print ad in color or black and white in our monthly publication. Reaching 9,106 mailboxes.


Professional ad design includes your logo, artwork or photos and our talented designer.

Advertising Agreement

To place a new AD order or renew your current AD, please download and complete the AD Agreement below. Submit by mail to PO Box 12, Loon Lake, WA 99148 or by email to





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