Sakala is the most popular daily in Viljandi County and Estonia’s second largest regional newspaper. The first issue was published in 1878. The newspaper mainly covers news from Viljandi County, but also from the whole Estonia and Europe. The Viljandi County daily delivers its readers news, reportages, character stories, interviews and portraits of local important people. The newspaper contains sharp opinion stories and discussions, and regular culture, business, nature, health, education, consumer, sports, history and humour columns. Every issue has a calendar of cultural events which informs readers about where and how to spend time in Viljandi. The print edition of Sakala is published five times a week.