COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho -

Larry Riley has been named the new publisher of the Coeur d'Alene Press.
   
The northern Idaho newspaper reports that the Hagadone Corporation announced the new hire on Monday.
   
The 56-year-old Riley was the publisher of the Herald-Journal in Spartanburg, South Carolina, for the past two years. He replaces Jim Thompson, who retired from his 22-year career with the Coeur d'Alene Press earlier this year.
   
Riley has worked as a publisher of the Appeal-Democrat in northern California and publisher of a Spanish-language weekly for three years. He also served as circulation director for the Los Angeles Times.
   
Riley grew up in San Diego. He graduated from San Diego State University with a bachelor's degree in applied arts and sciences, as well as business administration and management.