Pasco Tribune changes frequency, package coverage
Dear Readers: Every day, we have the privilege of covering your triumphs and challenges as Pasco County emerges into an increasingly robust and influential part of the Tampa Bay community. The Tampa Tribune's Pasco staff delivers thoughtful, aggressive reporting, fair analysis and shows a passion for the things that matter most to you - your schools, the spending of your tax dollars, your personal safety, your faith and your access to the democratic process. That commitment has never been stronger. You will notice some changes this week in how we package some of that coverage.Starting this week, we will publish editions of The Pasco Tribune on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. That's still the greatest frequency for a major news organization in Pasco County, and we won't sacrifice any coverage or reduce the number of journalists covering your news. On days The Pasco Tribune does not publish, we will run breaking Pasco news on TBO.com and in either the Metro section or the front page of The Tampa Tribune. The consolidation to three Pasco editions allows us to lower internal operating costs without sacrificing the quality or quantity of coverage you receive. You can still expect Pasco County news, Tom Jackson's opinion column and local sports coverage in each edition of The Pasco Tribune. The Sunday edition still will be home to the Crime Tracker listings, real estate transactions, senior menus, senior calendars and news about events for veterans. Some other features will have new publication days. The Places to Go column will move to Wednesday instead of Thursday. It also will appear in Friday editions. The School News column will move from Saturday to Sunday, and the Community Briefs column that ran five days a week will be expanded in the three editions. Business Briefs also will move to Sundays. The Religion Notes column, which lists services and events, will move to Friday. We treasure our relationship with you and invite your input as we continue to cover your neighborhoods. Please send suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org. KEN KOEHN Managing Editor
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