Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Oregon weekly could be yours for a fully restored old pickup and access to a good oral surgeon

If you have a fully restored old pickup, a mid-’70s Volkswagen or an ’80s Toyota you want to get off your hands, and access to a good oral surgeon, The Malheur Enterprise, a weekly newspaper in Vale, Ore., could be yours. According to an ad placed placed on Aug. 2 on, the owner of the paper, Rick Nelson, is asking for $26,000 or a vehicle/dental implant trade for the 105-year-old newspaper with a circulation of 1,300.

Nelson says on the newspaper website—where the asking price is listed at $90,000—that he's retired and living in Tacoma, Wash., where he puts out the newspaper along with freelancers and part-time workers. Now that his wife is retiring, he said he wants to travel. Nelson writes, "So I want the paper to go to a hands-on mom and/or pop. They won’t get rich off The Enterprise, but they could make a good living. I’ve profited every year from owning the paper, even though I’ve been paying many thousands of dollars for part-timers and free-lancers—money I wouldn’t have spent if I lived there and did more of the work." (Read more)

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