How do I get RavalliRepublic.com access on my smartphone or tablet?
Once you've activated your account, you can download and use our apps or websites on mobile devices. To get unlimited access, log in using the same email and password on all digital platforms. Visit Ravalli Republic.com/apps for a full listing of these digital products, along with handy links to download them to your device.
Your subscription login will allow access for up to five digital devices.
TIP: Be sure to check off “remember me” at login so you don’t have to enter your information on every visit.
Can I get access to the Ravalli Republic newspaper electronically?
Yes. The Ravalli Republic publishes an e-edition that is an exact replica of the newspaper available for download every morning to your desktop. This also is included in full access.
The e-edition is a specially formatted electronic version that looks just like the printed newspaper, and it is accessible on a computer web browser.
I can’t get newspaper delivery in my area, and I don’t want to pay a subscription for a website. Why don’t you offer a basic website for free? That’s all I need.
That’s actually quite similar to what we’re doing. You can view a certain number of any stories on the website for free each month, and some parts of the site are free all the time.
You’ll be asked to pay if it turns out that you’re a frequent or heavy user of the site. Collecting, producing and delivering exclusive local information around the clock, seven days a week, costs money no matter whether it’s published and delivered once a day in print, or every few minutes online. We think it’s fair to ask people who rely heavily on our information to support the effort by paying a modest subscription fee, regardless of whether they get the information from our paper, website, or mobile products.
If you’re going to charge for access, why don’t you turn off the advertising?
As more advertisers shift from print to online, they expect us to continue to help them reach local residents with their offers, deals and other messages. We’ll recognize these shifts from print to online advertising by maintaining and possibly even expanding advertising options that will be more relevant and connected to your interests.
In this fast-changing business, modest digital subscriptions and advertising work together to cover the cost of collecting local news and information, and to produce numerous products around the clock.
I live out of state but have family in Western Montana. Why should I have to pay?
If you’re checking our site only once in a while, you probably won’t be asked to pay, because we allow limited free visits to the site. But if you rely heavily on us, it seems fair to charge a subscription fee, just as we do for local residents who pay for unlimited access to the website and newspaper.
I only read obituaries. Why should I have to pay?
If you read obituaries every day, it seems fair to ask for a modest subscription fee – just like our daily newspaper subscribers who pay to read these notices. And it’s the same fee we ask from folks who look at only one other section of the website, such as entertainment listings, sports, or politics. You’re not being singled out.
By the way, if you no longer live in Western Montana, you can get a Ravalli Republic e-edition that is an exact replica of the newspaper, including the obituaries. It looks just like the paper on your computer screen.
Our customer service staff has all the details. Here’s the number: 1-866-839-6397.
I don’t go online and just want the paper delivered to my house. Do you have a subscription package for that?
All home delivery subscription packages now include digital access.
But digital access isn’t limited to you. A home delivery subscriber can share a login with others in your household, just like you share the newspaper with family or friends.
For example, if there are three people in your family, you all can share one account. The overall limit is five computers or devices. Please keep in mind, everyone who has access to a shared account also has the same access to account information and privileges, including the ability to comment in online forums under the same screen name.
Can I share my login with my friends and others?
We discourage sharing too widely. Sharing login information gives users access to all aspects of your subscriber account, including billing information. Also, reader comments will be tied to your account, so you may want to be careful about who can access your login information. Finally, if more than five devices are logged in at the same time, one or more will be denied access to digital products, possibly creating confusion about whether the digital subscription is really working.
I’m having problems activating my full access subscription. Who can I talk to?
Please call 1-866-839-6397 between 5:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. central time Monday through Friday, and 5:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sundays and holidays. A customer service representative will be happy to assist you.
How do I update my subscriber account information?
To update account information, you just click go to Subscriber Services in the upper left hand corner of most any RavalliRepublic.com webpage. That leads to the subscriber services homepage where you can log in to manage your account. If you have any trouble, please contact customer service as noted above.
What is the cancellation policy?
To learn more about a cancellation policy that applies to you, please contact customer service as noted above.
Can I use the web site to change my existing subscription?
No. The website is for new purchases only. If you would like to change your subscription please contact our customer service1-866-839-6397 between 5:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. central time Monday through Friday, and 5:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sundays and holidays.