City of Roses Newspaper Company, which owns Willamette Week and its sister paper, the Santa Fe Reporter, is buying another media company, the Independent Weekly of Raleigh, N.C. and its website,

Steve Schewel, the current owner of the 29-year-old North Carolina paper, announced the sale today and cited his lengthy relationship with WW Publisher Richard Meeker and Editor Mark Zusman, who own City of Roses.

Independent Weekly