The Longevity of The Gothenburg Times The very first issue of the Gothenburg Times was published on July 17th, 1908. In one of those early issues, founder J.C. Holmes released this statement: “Our aim is, to print the news fully and fairly, without political coloring, and comment on same fairly and honestly; to give both sides ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!