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The Wallowa County Chieftain earns seven awards for news and advertising

The Wallowa County Chieftain earned two awards for news and five for advertising in the Oregon Newspaper Publisher’s Association 2013 annual contests. The awards were announced at the annual ONPA convention in Bend and included three first-place trophies. The contest covers entires published during the calendar year 2012. ONPA Better News Contest Winners 2013 (1) […]


EO Media Group grabs awards in 2012 SPJ Northwest Excellence in Journalism contest

EO Media Group newspapers and websites had a good showing at the 2012 SPJ Northwest Excellence in Journalism Contest. This annual contest honors the very best in journalism in SPJ’s Region 10 which includes Alaska, Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana. This year’s contest covers work produced or published in 2012 within our region. SPJ received […]


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 […]


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. […]


Daily Astorian reels in journalism awards

The Daily Astorian earned 19 awards in the annual Better Newspaper Contest organized by the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association for work published in 2009. The newspaper placed second in the general excellence category and earned three online awards, including second place for best overall website. Photographer Alex Pajunas earned four awards, including two first-place trophies. […]


SPJ sends home awards to the EO, CO and DA

Three EOPubCo publications took home awards in the Pacific Northwest Society of Professional Journalists contest, May 22. The East Oregonian won first place for its photo page of the 2009 Round-Up. Photographers EJ Harris, Joe Duty and Joe Tierney earned the award for the EO. A PDF of their winning entry is attached to this […]


The Daily Astorian honored for highlighting Hispanic community’s success stories

The Daily Astorian was honored Saturday for a series of articles it published last year about the North Coast’s Hispanic community. The accolade came from the Society of Professional Journalists, Greater Oregon chapter. The five-part series placed third in the social issues category of the SPJ’s annual contest for news and features published in daily […]


Capital Press earns chamber honor

Capital Press was awarded the President’s Choice Award by the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce.  The Award recognized our longevity in the market, our excellent coverage of the Ag community and our community involvement. Capital Press’ commitment to FFA, 4-H,  Ag in the Classroom, Oregon Women for Agriculture, the Salem area Ag Tour, and annual […]


Capital Press reporter wins national award

Capital Press staff writer Cookson Beecher has won a second-place award in a national journalism contest for a photograph she took of a young girl running through the tulips during the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. The National Federation of Press Women selected the entry for the award in the “feature photograph” category of the non-daily […]


WCC’s Cheryl Jenkins accepts Employee of the Year honors from Wallowa County Chamber

 Hometown Heroes founder honored during banquet “Your Chamber: Being the Connection,” the theme of the Wallowa County Chamber of Commerce for 2009, was carried through by its selection of top county citizens recognized at its festive 30th annual banquet Sunday, Jan. 25. Ben Boswell was visibly choked-up when he accepted a special award at the […]