Awards

EO Media Group’s digital team wins national awards

EO Media Group’s digital team earned three awards in the 2012 Local Community Web Site Contest run by Local Media Association. The contest covered the top web initiatives from community and suburban newspapers across North America. The contest was judged by the Missouri School of Journalism and the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute. Judging was […]


Digital Team lands three awards in website contest

The Digital Team took home three awards in the 2012 Local Community Web Site Contest, which represents the top Web initiatives from community and suburban newspapers across North America. The Local Media Association, an organization representing the suburban and community newspaper industry in the U.S. and Canada, honored daily and non-daily newspapers of various circulation sizes […]


WNPA honors Chinook Observer with multiple awards

In September, more than 100 newspaper publishers, journalists and photographers gathered in the Yakima Red Lion convention hall for the 125th Washington Newspaper Publishers Association’s awards ceremony — the Better Newspaper Contest. The Chinook Observer took second place for General Excellence in its group; its Our Coast visitors magazine won first place in the state […]


SPJ awards a boon for company journalists

The East Oregonian Publishing Company’s “Fate of Our Forests” series has won a top regional journalism award. The series, which ran in the group’s newspapers, earned first place in the business and economic reporting category of the annual Society of Professional Journalists’ competition. The group competes against daily newspapers of 25,000 circulation or below in […]


Oodles of awards blanket EOPubCo publications

East Oregonian Publishing Co. newspapers and websites brought home 55 awards and three general excellence placings from the Oregon Newspaper Publisher’s 2011 Better Newspaper Contest, July 14-15, in Gleneden Beach. EAST OREGONIAN The East Oregonian won the highest award presented to Oregon newspapers in its circulation group. Competing in the daily category for newspapers with […]


Daily Astorian garners 22 journalism awards

The Daily Astorian won 22 awards for journalism in the annual Better Newspapers Contest sponsored by the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association. The newspaper also placed third in the general excellence category. Four staff members earned first-place trophies. Photographer Alex Pajunas won the photo essay category for coverage of the rodeo at the Clatsop County Fairgrounds. […]


EO wins state’s newspaper award

The East Oregonian has won the highest award presented to Oregon newspapers in its circulation group in the 2011 Better Newspaper Contest, held by the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association. Competing in the daily category for newspapers with circulation of 10,000 or less, the EO won the general excellence award, the top award in the 2011 […]


Eagle garners 7 awards in contest

GLENEDEN BEACH – The Blue Mountain Eagle took second place in a General Excellence competition for non-daily newspapers and won six other awards at the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Convention last week. The 2011 Better Newspaper Contest awards were announced at the annual gathering, held at Salishan Lodge. In addition to the General Excellence honor, which […]


Eagle wins 2 awards

JOHN DAY – The Blue Mountain Eagle received two awards in the Oregon and Southwest Washington Society for Professional Journalists contest celebrating work done in 2010. The Eagle staff – writers Cheryl Hoefler, Sandra Gubel, Angel Carpenter and editor Scotta Callister – won third place in comprehensive coverage for work on the Aryan Nations proposal […]


Idaho rights group honors Eagle

COUER D’ALENE, Idaho – It was a night to celebrate nonviolence, diversity and successes in the pursuit of human rights. The Kootenai County Task Force on Human Relations, which has been promoting civil rights for 30 years in northern Idaho, presented one of two 2010 Civil Rights Awards to the Blue Mountain Eagle newspaper for […]