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Quality news, where you want it, when you want it.

  • The Facts Newspaper weekly community newspaper, with a readership of over 80,000. 

  • The most picked up and read newspaper, published every Wednesday.

  • The Facts Newspaper was established September 7, 1961 by Fitzgerald Redd Beaver, and was one of the  first Black oriented newspaper in the Pacific Northwest. The Facts appeared as a sixteen page metro- sized chronicle of  Black heritage reporting on the success and transition within the Black community.  The Facts was distinguished by its personal character, pink pages and remarkable longevity. 

  • Mr. Beaver was a teacher as well as an inspirational and motivational leader for other publications in the Pacific Northwest. He provided encouragement and a beginning for several publishers, including Mr. Christopher Bennett of the Seattle Medium Newspaper, Mrs. Virginia Taylor of the Northwest  Dispatch and Mr. Bernard Foster of the Portland and Seattle Skanner Newspaper. 

  • The passing of Mr. Beaver January 1, 1992 left the Facts Newspaper in the capable leadership of Mrs. Elizabeth Beaver, his grand prized student.

  • The Fact Newspaper is currently operated by Marla and LaVonne Beaver with the continued guidance of its original grand prized student Elizabeth Beaver.

  • Readership of over 80,000 readers which extends throughout King and Pierce County. 

"I shall pass this way but once, any good that

I can do or any kindness that I can show,

let me do it now, for I shall not pass this way again"

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