By: Shawn Moynihan
Nathan Bekke has been appointed publisher of the Star-Tribune in Casper. Bekke, 34, started in the advertising department at the Billings (Mont.) Gazette in 1988 and was promoted to several positions in the circulation department over the next nine years. In 1997, Bekke was selected to lead the circulation department at the Independent Record in Helena, Mont.; He returned a year later to Billings to head up the circulation department. Bekke has been director of sales and marketing for the Gazette since 2002.