New publisher named for Mullen Newspapers
January 19, 2023
Victoria Howell has been named publisher of four Mullen Newspapers-owned papers: the Bitterroot Star, the Philipsburg Mail, the Seeley Swan Pathfinder and the Silver State Post.
Howell joined the Mullen Newspapers team in 2021 as editor of the Bitterroot Star. Prior to that, she and her husband Michael owned and operated the Star for 35 years before selling it to Jesse Mullen in 2020. The Howells founded the Star in 1985 and grew it from a tiny paper that covered only Stevensville news to a 7000-per-week paper covering the entire Bitterroot Valley.
"I'm happy to continue on in the newsp...