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The Mesa Times is a newspaper published by the Black Mesa Research Facility and distributed among its personnel. The paper most likely gives information on current and upcoming events within the facility, along with some from the outside world to keep members up to date, since many live within the facility and rarely leave.


Scientists can be seen reading it at the start of Blue Shift; one while waiting for his laundry to be done at the very start of the game, and another later on a Black Mesa Transit System platform near Area 3 Security Facilities. The newspaper is exclusively intended for personnel.


  • The Mesa Times is likely a reference to the British newspaper The Times. The title is also written in Times, created for the same newspaper.
  • The Combine also issues a newspaper for the City 17 inhabitants, named The Terminal.


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