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What's New

Version 7.0.1

We have fixed some small bugs

Ratings and Reviews

2 out of 5

6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Getting better but...


With our search tool it’s pretty useless in the overall

Bad business


The Olympian has had this app for a while available to anyone for free, but are now greedy and make people pay for a subscription to view news articles. It's not even the whole news adds like what's in the newspaper just little snips. I used to have the Olympian newspaper but my neighbors kept stealing the print, I asked the Olympian to deliver it to my doorstep to stop the theft and they wouldn't. After a year of donating to the neighbors I canceled. I used to enjoy reading the app version. This is just outright and down dirty business and poor ethics. Like this sort of business decision is supposed to make people want to subscribe??? It makes me ashamed to be apart of a community with editors, owners and writers with such loathsome indecency to prevent people from obtaining news. Shame on you!!!! Whoever came up with this idea should tender their resignation! This is the third and final slap in the face. First don't help fix the problem of theft, or put the newspaper in a bag to keep it from getting soaked like a sponge in the rain. Second call and harass people weekly to sign up for subscriptions and when asked to stop they keep doing" aka harassment". And third pull this childish stunt. So enjoy my negative review.

Why do I only get notified about sports?


I so wish this app worked the way it should. There should be a customizable notifications setting. Instead, all I can do is agree to get notifications, and then the only notifications I get are freaking sports scores - the very last thing I'm interested in. Every time I've managed to actually look through the headlines I find several wonderful local news stories, but like most of the rest of the world I'm too busy to actually search for my news. Why not allow me to sign up for notifications by topic and then push me the headlines, where I can then simply click on the link to check out those that interest me?


McClatchy Interactive
65.2 MB
Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, Spanish
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information
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