What is BDITN?

It was started as a hashtag by the Liberty Lake Gazette’s web development team to be used when sharing beautiful images from a community. It translates to “Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” or “Beautiful Day in this Neighborhood”.   (reference:

The phrase was originally made famous by Fred Rogers song, ‘It’s a Beautiful Day in  the Neighborhood’ in the Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood TV  show. (reference:

Liberty Lake Gazette uses the tag #BDITN in their Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood photo series.


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What are the guidelines for submitting photos?

Liberty Lake Gazette welcomes photos from the community. There are the few things to note:

  • You must own rights to the photo.
  • Photos must have been taken by you or the photographer must have given you permission to use. Simply giving the photographer photo credit does not equal permission.
  • Public domain or stock photos from the internet are not accepted.
  • If you submit a photo to the the Gazette, you are giving them license to use that photo as they wish.
  • Photos will all be cropped to a 16:9 ratio.
  • Preferred dimensions are 1200 x 675 at 72 dpi.
  • May be sent in PNG, EPS, PSD, PDF, JPG, JPEG and more. Preferred file extension is JPG saved at 80%
  • Vertical (portrait) format photos will rarely (closer to never) be published. Please only submit horizontal (landscape).
  • If a photo is not in the preferred format, ratio, or dimensions; it may be cropped or resized by the art department.
  • Liberty Lake Gazette is happy to provide photo credit and watermarks are acceptable.
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How much does it cost to subscribe by email?

$0. There are no fees to readers of Liberty Lake Gazette. The site is ad supported. All that is asked of readers is to support the advertisers and let them know that they saw them in the Gazette.

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How much does it cost to have a restaurant listed on the restaurant page?

There is no cost for a restaurant listing. The only requirement is that the restaurant is located in Liberty Lake.

Restaurants may choose to enhance their presence with banner ads, featured page listings, and preferred placements for a fee.

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Is the Liberty Lake Gazette the Same as the Liberty Lake Splash?

No. Both work hard to bring news and information to the community, but they are independently owned and operated organizations. Liberty Lake Gazette distributes the news via the web. Liberty Lake Splash utilizes both print and electronic methods.

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