Chieftain honored with five statewide journalism awards

Sports scribe Hector del Castillo scores two first-place wins Hector del Castillo more than earned his press credentials during his first year as the Wallowa County Chieftain’s sports writer, winning two first-place journalism awards for 2007 from the Oregon Newspaper Publisher’s Association. His “2007 Spring Sports Congratulations” earned the top award for Best Silk Purse […]

Sixteen state awards for Daily Astorian staff

The Daily Astorian won 16 awards, including six first-place trophies, in the annual Better Newspapers Contest of the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association. The awards were presented at the ONPA’s annual convention at Gleneden Beach Friday. They honored work published in 2007. Reporter Cassandra Profita won two first-place awards. She won the educational writing category for a story […]

Capital Press wins awards in publishers’ contest

Members of the Capital Press staff won four awards in the Associate Memeber Publication Contest of the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association. The awards were announced Friday at the Salishan Spa and Golf Resort in Gleneden Beach, Ore. 2008 Associate Member Publications Contest 1. Target audience 1st Capital Press, Salem 2nd Oregon Coast Today, Lincoln City 3rd […]

East Oregonian wins ‘Oops!’ award

Along with the general excellence award, the East Oregonian swallowed its pride and won the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association’s “Oops!” award – which asks newspapers around the state to submit their amusing mistakes from 2007. The EO submitted its poll question from the Aug. 28 edition in which it inadvertently paired a poll question about […]

East Oregonian wins best in state

EO earns coveted Charles A. Sprague award for second time in three years GLENEDEN BEACH – The Oregon Newspaper Publisher’s Association awarded the East Oregonian for the best and the funniest of 2007. The EO received the distinguished Charles A. Sprague Award for General Excellence for newspapers with a circulation of 10,000 or less. “It’s […]

Herald wins awards in state newspaper contest

The Hermiston Herald earned four awards in its division at The Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association 2008 Better Newspaper Contest. Reporter Karen Hutchinson-Talaski won third place for lifestyle coverage for her story about the Prindle family and its tradition of service to the community. Michael Kane, former Hermiston Herald editor and general manager, won first place in the […]

Eagle gains ad awards

BEND – The Blue Mountain Eagle won two awards in the Best Ad Ideas Contest held by the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association. The awards were announced at the organization’s annual AdCon meeting, held in September at the Mt. Bachelor Resort in Bend. The Eagle took second place in its circulation division in the “best advertising […]

Eagle flies away with ad honors

BEND – The Blue Mountain Eagle racked up nine awards at the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association Best Ad Ideas Contest, held Sept. 23 to 25 at Mt. Bachelor Village. The nine awards presented to the Eagle were the most by a nondaily newspaper. Sierra Stafford, the Eagle’s graphic designer was responsible for the work that […]

Eagle wins awards in ad contest

PORTLAND – At the Portland Hilton on Sept. 12, the Blue Mountain Eagle acquired nine awards for advertising excellence in the 2002 Best Ad Ideas Contest. The contest, hosted by Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association, rewarded everything from house ads to special sections. The Eagle won first place for best section cover and best institutional section, […]