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RECRUITMENT OPEN RATES

Rates effective January 2009

$22.00

$12.50

Arlington Times/Marysville Globe - Wed.

Islands’ Sounder - Wed.

Auburn Reporter - Fri.

Islands’ Weekly - Tues.

Bellevue Reporter - Wed., Sat.

Journal of the San Juans - Wed.

Bothell/Kenmore Reporter - Wed.

Northwest Navigator Everett/Whidbey - Fri.

Covington/Maple Valley Reporter - Fri.

Northwest Navigator Kitsap - Fri.

Enumclaw/Bonney Lake & Sumner Courier Herald - Wed.

Mercer Island Reporter - Wed.

Federal Way Mirror - Wed., Sat.

Snoqualmie Valley Record - Wed.

Issaquah/Sammamish Reporter - Fri.

Snoqualmie Valley Living - Monthly

Kent Reporter - Wed., Sat.

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber - Wed.

Kirkland Courier Reporter - Wed. Kitsap Classified - Fri.* Redmond Reporter - Wed., Sat. Renton Reporter - Fri. Whidbey Classifieds - Wed., Sat.**

RATES & INFO

Classified Rates are effective January 2009 Rates are non-commissionable – net with no cash discounts and available for an individual, single store, service establishment or group under single ownership operating under a single name. All rates are per column inch, per paper, per edition. Standard type size 7 point agate, 10 lines per inch. Minimum 1 inch ad.

DISCOUNT

FOR MULTIPLE NEWSPAPERS Repeat your ad in multiple newspapers within 6 days: 2 papers

15% off

3 papers

20% off

4 to 6 papers

25% off

7-10 papers

30% off

11-19 papers

35% off

20+ papers

50% off

COLOR RATES

All rates are based per single publication. Color separations are extra. Mercer Island Reporter, Snoqualmie Valley Record, Snoqualmie Valley Living Spot color.............................................$150 2 or more colors....................... $100 each Full process color...............................$250 Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Spot color.............................................$150 2 or more colors....................... $135 each Full process color...............................$395 Kitsap Classified Spot color.............................................$150 2 or more colors....................... $135 each Full process color...............................$395 Double Truck spot colors........ $220 each

RECRUITMENT CONTRACT RATES Annual BULK OPEN

$22.00

$12.50

50”

19.80

11.25

150”

19.15

10.85

300”

18.50

10.50

500”

17.80

10.15

1,000”

17.15

9.75

2,000”

16.50

9.40

3,000”

15.85

9.00

4,000”

15.20

8.65

5,000”

14.50

8.25

6,000”+

13.85

7.90

Annual FREQUENCY

King/Pierce Tabloid Publications Spot color.............................................$225 2 or more colors....................... $150 each Full process color...............................$395

6 weeks

$18.70

$10.65

13 weeks

17.60

10.00

Bonney Lake & Sumner Courier-Herald, Enumclaw Courier-Herald

26 wks (40” or less)

16.50

9.40

26 wks (over 40”)

15.40

8.75

52 wks (40” or less)

14.30

8.15

52 wks (over 40”)

13.20

7.50

Single Combo Spot color...................$150..................$225 2 spot colors..............$250..................$450 Full process color.....$350..................$650

*Kitsap Classified: Common section distributed Friday in Bainbridge Island Review, North Kitsap Herald, Central Kitsap Reporter and Port Orchard Independent. Distributed Saturday in Bremerton Patriot. **Whidbey Classified: Common section distributed Wednesday and Saturday in Whidbey News Times, South Whidbey Record and Whidbey TMC. ***Career Guide: Quarterly niche publication dedicated 100% to employment. Distributed in Island, Kitsap, King and Jefferson county newspapers.


RECRUITMENT

SPECIAL SECTIONS

FEBRUARY

MARCH MAY

Winter Career Guide: Focus on Schools and Training***

Post-secondary education or training is critical for our readers. This issue is aimed at those looking to begin their next level of education, continue their education, or advance their skills as a professional. Distributed the last Wednesday in February, deadlines the first Friday of February.

Options: West Sound Education Consortium

The West Sound Education Consortium is a partnership of schools and businesses in the Kitsap, Jefferson, Mason and Pierce County areas. This publication reaches over 200,000 students, parents, educators and Kitsap County readers.

Spring Career Guide: Focus on Labor and Trades***

In this issue, we inform readers about the employment opportunities in the Labor and Trades industry, who is hiring, and how to gain entry level or advanced jobs in these occupations. Distributed the last Wednesday in May. Deadlines the first Friday of May.

King County Careers

JUNE AUGUST

Reach King County homes the dailies miss. The Reporter newspapers are delivered to 77% of King County households. That’s over 38% more than the local dailies. Whether you have a position available in King County or want to reach our affluent, educated professionals, the Reporter family of papers are your recruitment answer.

Summer Career Guide: Focus on Professional and Technical***

Here readers will find the hottest job listings from professional and technical employers interested in hiring a strong work force. With over 70% of our readers college educated, you’re assured to reach qualified job candidates. Distributed the last Wednesday in August. Deadlines the first Friday of August.

King County Careers

OCTOBER

Reach King County homes the dailies miss. The Reporter newspapers are delivered to 77% of King County households. That’s over 38% more than the local dailies. Whether you have a position available in King County or want to reach our affluent, educated professionals, the Reporter family of papers are your recruitment answer.

Fall Career Guide: Focus on Health Care***

NOVEMBER

This issue explores the field of health care, one of the fastest growing occupations in the nation. Connect with serious job candidates seeking the right company to work for and others looking for training in this demanding and growing field. Distributed the last Wednesday in November. Deadlines the first Friday of November.

QUARTERLY

Military Recruitment

March/June Sept./Dec.

Zero in on the desirable demographics of the Navy Community with the Northwest Navigator, the official military newspaper serving the Pacific Northwest’s active duty, government personnel, families and retired military. The Navigator has exclusive distribution on Navy Region Northwest bases, military installations and Navy housing.

ON-LINE www.pnwCareers.com

Online employment site designed to help you hire faster, more efficiently and cost effectively. A powerful search engine will make your recruitment ads instantly available to future employees. Data matching engine will match your ads with our candidate database and invite qualified candidates to apply. Regional and national exposure for your ad.

GENERAL

AD SPECIFICATIONS 10-COLUMN x 21” (BROADSHEET)

COLUMN WIDTHS

Arlington Times, Bonnie Lake & Sumner Courier-Herald, Enumclaw Courier-Herald, Marysville Globe, Mercer Island Reporter, Snoqualmie Valley Record, Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

1 column

1.078”

2 column

2.236”

3 column

3.394”

8-COLUMN x 12.75” (TABLOID)

4 column

4.552”

Auburn Reporter, Bainbridge Island Review, Bellevue Reporter, Bothell/Kenmore Reporter, Bremerton Patriot, Central Kitsap Reporter, Covington/Maple Valley Reporter, Federal Way Mirror, Island’s Sounder, Island’s Weekly, Issaquah/Sammamish Reporter, Kent Reporter, Kirkland Reporter, North Kitsap Herald, Northwest Navigator, Port Orchard Independent, Redmond Reporter, Renton Reporter, Snoqualmie Valley Living, South Whidbey Record, Whidbey News-Times

5 column

5.71”

6 column

6.868”

7 column

8.026”

8 column (Max. Tabloid width)

9.184”

9 column

10.342”

10 column (Broadsheet)

11.5”

Gutter

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CLASSIFIED SALES OFFICE

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY All employment advertisements in this newspaper are subject to Federal & Sate laws which make it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on age, sex, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical handicap, unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertisement for employment which is in violation of the law. It is the advertisers responsibility to be aware of federal, state and local laws and regulations pertaining to employment. It is this newspaper’s right to refuse all advertisements which do not comply with the above regulations.

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Kent trainer bound for top contest

KW’s Selvar wants win at state race

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Reber Ranch helping ease LARGE CMYK C0 M100 Y100 K20 crowding at county shelter

ARTS Bothell High student set to star in ‘Hairspray’ 11

SPORTS Inglemoor, Bothell battle it out in girls soccer 12

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Covington, Maple Valley, Auburn, Renton, Issaquah, Samammish Reporters Class Word: Wed. 5 pm for Fri. Class Display: Tues. noon for Fri.

Kitsap Classifieds

Includes: Bainbridge Review, Bremerton Patriot, Central Kitsap Reporter, North Kitsap Herald, and Port Orchard Independent. Class Display: Tues. 10 am for Fri. Class Word: Wed. 5 pm for Fri.

Redmond, Kent, Bothell, Kenmore, Bellevue & Kirkland Reporters Class Word: 5 pm Mon. for Wed. Class Display: Friday noon for Wed.

Redmond, Kent & Bellevue editions: Class Word: Thurs. 3 pm for Sat. Class Display: Wed. noon for Sat.

Northwest Navigator Classifieds Kitsap Edition or Whidbey & Everett Edition Class Word: Wed. 5 pm for Fri. Class Display: Tues. 10 am for Fri.

Whidbey Classifieds

Includes: South Whidbey Record, Whidbey News-Times & Whidbey Hot sheet Class Word: 5 pm Mon. for Wed., 5 pm Thurs. for Sat. Class Display: 4 pm Fri. for Wed., 4 pm Wed. for Sat.

• The Publisher reserves the right to refuse any ad or preprinted insert. • Local rates are non-commissionable but are available to all, including agencies. For commissionable and national rates, mark up applicable rates 20 percent. For non-profit rates, deduct 10 percent from open rate for registered 501C3 agencies. • Rates may be raised with 30 days advance notice. • Display advertising is sold by the column inch and is measured to the half-inch. • All display advertisements must carry a “signature” of the party inserting the ad. The Publisher reserves the right to insert the word “advertisement” in all ads, including “all copy” ads which may be mistaken for news articles. • All ads smaller than full page must be bordered to their exact dimension. • A minimum of a one-point border is required on all ads. • All layouts, illustrations and composition which represent the creative effort of Sound Publishing, Inc., are the sole property of the Publisher and may not be reproduced without prior consent. • Advertiser assumes all liability for true, factual and legal copy provided for any advertisement. • Late ads accepted at Publisher’s option. No proofs shown.

REVISIONS

• Publisher reserves the right to charge standard composition charges for any revisions to original copy, layout, artwork, photos or other ad elements unless newspaper failed to follow clear and explicit instructions. • Advertisements produced but canceled before deadline will be charged composition charges at $40 per hour. • Advertisements produced but canceled after deadline will be charged one-half the applicable rate.

OMISSION & ERROR

• In the event of error, omission, damage or failure to distribute any advertisement, Publisher’s liability is limited to the amount paid to Publisher for production and printing and/or insertions of said advertisement. Notice of errors must be called to the attention of the newspaper’s Publisher within one day of publication so that the appropriate corrective action can be taken. • Although every effort will be made to meet the wishes of the advertiser, the Publisher does not guarantee the insertion of any particular advertisement on a specified date.

POLITICAL ADVERTISING

Enumclaw, Bonney Lake & Sumner Courier Heralds Class Word: Fri. 4 pm for Wed. Class Display: Fri. noon for Wed.

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Health center struggles to find docs

Pfortner show

5/6ers beat Lakewood

Island photographer shows slides of China at Back Bay Inn.

Vashon Pirates Youth Football team won 47-0.

See Arts, page B1

See Sports, page A8

VASHON-MAURY ISLAND

Snoqualmie Valley Record Class Word: Mon. 5 pm for Wed. Class Display: Fri. noon for Wed.

PAYMENT

• Payment in advance is required for going-outof-business, out-of-town and new business advertisers until credit is approved. • Statements mailed at first of each month. Terms: Net 10 days. Service Charge: 1-1/2 percent per month (18 percent annual) is added to accounts with balances unpaid following the last issue of each month. Minimum $1 charge.

WEDNESDAY October 24, 2007

HOMECOMING 2007: DESPITE RAIN, A SPIRITED AFFAIR

• Political and advocacy advertising require payment in advance and must state the name and address of the group or individual paying for the ad. • Political advertisers signing volume contracts require payment in advance for the full contract amount upon the signing of the contract.

HAPPENING

UACs meet in Fauntleroy Hall

School board to discuss vision

PROOFS

Vashon & Maury Island Classifieds GENERAL ELECTION 2007

San Juan Classifieds

Includes: Islands’ Sounder and Journal of the San Juans Class Word: Mon. 3 pm for Wed. Class Display: Fri. 3 pm for Wed. LOCALS

SPORTS

Seahawks star pays visit to school

Kent trainer bound for top contest

KW’s Selvar wants win at state race

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Class Word: Fri. 4 pm for Wed. INSIDE Class Display: Fri. 3 pm for Wed.

Mercer Island Reporter

Class Word: Mon. 5 pm for Wed. Class Display: Fri. 10 am for Wed.

Arts B1 Calendar B4 Classifieds B7-10 Community B3 FYI B5 Homecoming A9 News A1-3, 6,7,10 Opinion A4,5 Sports A8

POSITION CHARGES

• Preferred placement positions add 30 percent to earned rate. Exact specifications, sizes and formats available on request. All preferred placement paid positions subject to confirmation and availability at deadline. Color needs may prohibit position availability.

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TEARSHEETS

• Up to 2 tearsheets are available at no charge at customer’s request. Additional copies $1 each.

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• Proofs will be delivered/faxed/emailed in the local area for ads totaling 10 inches or more, at customer’s request, provided ad is submitted by deadline. All other ads may be proofed at the newspaper during regular office hours.

Class Word: Mon. 5 pm for Wed., Thurs. 5 pm for Sat. Class Display: Fri. 2:45 pm for Wed., Wed. 2:45 pm for Sat.

COMPOSITION SERVICES

Arlington Times & Marysville Globe

Class Word: Mon. 10 am for Wed. Class Display: Thurs. 4 pm for Wed.

• Available at no charge for all display ads. Additional fees will be charged as follows: PDF file copies available on CD for $7.50 each.

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