1998 Better Newspaper Contest Winners
Listed by Newspaper

Albany Democrat-Herald
Best Page One Design, Third Place
Special Section or Issue, First Place
Best Educational Coverage, First Place
Best Photo Essay, Third Place
Best News Photo, Second Place
Enterprise Reporting, Third Place
Best Editorial, Honorable Mention

Ashland Daily Tidings
Best Page One Design, Second Place
Special Section or Issue, Second Place and Third Place
Best Sports Page, Third Place
Best Sports Story, Third Place
Best Sports Photo, Third Place
Best Feature Photo, Third Place
Best Photo Essay, Third Place and Honorable Mention
Best Editorial, First Place
Best Editorial Page, Second Place

The Daily Astorian
Best Page One Design, First Place
Special Section or Issue, First Place
Best Educational Coverage, First Place and Second Place
Lifestyle Coverage, Second Place and Third Place
Best Sports Page, First Place
Best Sports Photo, Second Place
Best Feature Photo, First Place
Best Photo Essay, First Place
Best News Photo, First Place and Second Place
Best Spot News Coverage, First Place, Second Place and Third Place
Enterprise Reporting, First Place and Second Place
Best Feature Story, First Place
Best Writing, First Place and Third Place

Baker City Herald
Best Local Column, First Place
Best Writing, Second Place

Western World, Bandon
Special Section or Issue, Third Place
Best Sports Photo, Third Place
Best News Photo, First Place
Best Writing, Second Place

Beaverton Valley Times
Best Graphics, Third Place
Best Sports Page, Third Place
Best Sports Story, First Place
Best Sports Photo, First Place and Third Place
Best Feature Photo, Second Place
Best Photo Essay, Second Place
Best Feature Story, Third Place
Best Editorial Page, Second Place

The Bulletin, Bend
Special Section or Issue, Second Place
Lifestyle Coverage, Second Place
Best Sports Photo, Second Place
Best Feature Story, Second Place
Best Editorial Page, Third Place
Best Writing, Second Place

Canby Herald
Best Coverage of Business and Economic Issues, Third Place

Clackamas Review
Best Educational Coverage, Third Place
Best Sports Page, First Place
Best Sports Story, Second Place and Third Place
Best News Photo, First Place and Third Place
The World, Coos Bay
Enterprise Reporting, Honorable Mention
Best Feature Story, Second Place
Best Local Column, Third Place

Corvallis Gazette Times
Best Page One Design, Second Place
Best Graphics, First Place
Special Section or Issue, Second Place
Best Coverage of Business and Economic Issues, Third Place
Best Educational Coverage, Third Place
Best Sports Page, First Place
Best Sports Story, First Place, Second Place and Third Place
Best News Photo, First Place
Best Editorial, Second Place and Third Place
Best Editorial Page, First Place

Cottage Grove Sentinel
Best Page One Design, Third Place
Best News Photo, Second Place

Polk County Itemizer Observer, Dallas
Best Inside Page Design, Third Place
Lifestyle Coverage, First Place
Best Photo Essay, First Place, Third Place and Honorable Mention
Best Spot News Coverage, Honorable Mention
Best Editorial, First Place
Best Local Column, First Place
Best Writing, First Place

Wallowa County Chieftain, Enterprise
Best Educational Coverage, First Place
Best Sports Photo, Honorable Mention

The Register-Guard, Eugene
Best Page One Design, Second Place
Best Inside Page Design, Second Place
Best Coverage of Business and Economic Issues, Third Place
Best Sports Page, Third Place
Best Sports Story, First Place
Best Photo Essay, Second Place
Best News Photo, Second Place
Best Spot News Coverage, First Place and Second Place
Best Editorial Page, First Place
Best Writing, Third Place

The Siuslaw News, Florence
Best Headline Writing, Honorable Mention

News-Times, Forest Grove
Lifestyle Coverage, Second Place
Best Local Column, Third Place

Curry County Reporter, Gold Beach
Best Feature Photo, First Place

Grants Pass Daily Courier
Best Inside Page Design, First Place
Best Headline Writing, Third Place
Best Graphics, Second Place and Third Place
Best Coverage of Business and Economic Issues, Second Place
Best Educational Coverage, Second Place
Lifestyle Coverage, Second Place
Best Sports Page, Second Place
Best Feature Photo, Third Place
Enterprise Reporting, First Place
Best Feature Story, First Place and Third Place
Best Editorial, First Place
Best Local Column, First Place and Second Place
Best Writing, First Place

The Outlook, Gresham
Best Inside Page Design, Third Place
Best Headline Writing, First Place
Best Coverage of Business and Economic Issues, Second Place
Best Educational Coverage, First Place and Second Place
Lifestyle Coverage, First Place and Third Place
Best Sports Photo, Honorable Mention
Best Photo Essay, First Place
Best Feature Story, First Place and Third Place
Best Local Column, First Place
Best Writing, First Place

The Hermiston Herald
Best Spot News Coverage, Second Place
Best Editorial Page, Third Place

Hillsboro Argus
Best Writing, Second Place

Hood River News
Best Page One Design, Second Place
Best Inside Page Design, First Place
Best Headline Writing, Second Place
Special Section or Issue, First Place and Second Place
Lifestyle Coverage, Second Place
Best Sports Photo, First Place and Second Place
Best Feature Photo, Second Place
Best News Photo, First Place and Third Place
Best Spot News Coverage, Third Place
Best Editorial, First Place
Best Editorial Page, Second Place

Keizertimes, Keizer
Best Page One Design, Third Place
Best Sports Photo, Second Place and Honorable Mention
Best Spot News Coverage, Third Place
Enterprise Reporting, First Place and Second Place
Best Editorial, First Place and Honorable Mention
Best Editorial Page, First Place

The Observer, La Grande
Best Page One Design, Third Place
Best Coverage of Business and Economic Issues, First Place
Best Sports Story, First Place
Best Photo Essay, Second Place
Best News Photo, Third Place
Enterprise Reporting, Third Place
Best Feature Story, Second Place
Best Editorial, Third Place
Best Local Column, Second Place

Lake Oswego Review
Special Section or Issue, Second Place and Third Place
Best Coverage of Business and Economic Issues, First Place
Best Editorial, Second Place
Best Local Column, Second Place
Best Writing, Third Place

Lebanon Express, Lebanon
Best Inside Page Design, Second Place
Best Coverage of Business and Economic Issues, Third Place
Best Educational Coverage, Third Place
Lifestyle Coverage, Second Place
Best Sports Page, Third Place
Best Sports Story, Second Place
Best Sports Photo, First Place
Best Feature Photo, First Place, Second Place and Third Place
Best Photo Essay, First Place and Third Place
Best Feature Story, Third Place
Best Editorial Page, Second Place

The News Guard, Lincoln City
Best Feature Story, First Place

The Madras Pioneer
Best Page One Design, First Place

News-Register, McMinnville
Best Coverage of Business and Economic Issues, Third Place
Best Sports Page, Third Place
Best Sports Story, First Place
Best Spot News Coverage, Second Place
Enterprise Reporting, First Place, Second Place and Third Place
Best Feature Story, Second Place
Best Editorial, Second Place
Best Editorial Page, Third Place
Best Writing, Third Place

Valley Times, Milton-Freewater
Lifestyle Coverage, First Place
Best Editorial, Second Place
Best Local Column, First Place and Third Place

Molalla Pioneer
Best Feature Story, Second Place

The Graphic, Newberg
Best Page One Design, Third Place
Best Sports Page, Second Place
Best Sports Story, Second Place and Third Place
Best Photo Essay, Third Place

News-Times, Newport
Best News Photo, Second Place
Best Editorial, Third Place

Argus Observer, Ontario
Best Educational Coverage, Third Place
Best Sports Page, Second Place
Best Feature Story, Third Place
Best Editorial, Honorable Mention

East Oregonian, Pendleton
Best Inside Page Design, Third Place
Special Section or Issue, Third Place
Best Coverage of Business and Economic Issues, First Place
Lifestyle Coverage, First Place
Best Sports Photo, First Place, Third Place and Honorable Mention
Best Editorial Page, Third Place

Daily Journal of Commerce, Portland
Best Coverage of Business and Economic Issues, Second Place and Third Place

The Oregonian, Portland
Best Page One Design, First Place
Best Inside Page Design, First Place
Best Headline Writing, First Place
Best Graphics, First Place and Second Place
Special Section or Issue, First Place and Third Place
Best Coverage of Business and Economic Issues, First Place and Second Place
Best Educational Coverage, First Place and Second Place
Lifestyle Coverage, First Place and Third Place
Best Sports Page, First Place
Best Sports Story, Second Place and Third Place
Best Sports Photo, First Place
Best Feature Photo, First Place, Second Place and Third Place
Best Photo Essay, First Place and Third Place
Best News Photo, First Place
Best Spot News Coverage, Third Place
Enterprise Reporting, Second Place and Third Place
Best Feature Story, Third Place
Best Editorial, First Place and Third Place
Best Editorial Page, Second Place
Best Local Column, First Place and Second Place
Best Writing, First Place

The Redmond Spokesman
Best Coverage of Business and Economic Issues, Second Place
Best Educational Coverage, Second Place
Best Sports Story, Third Place
Best Spot News Coverage, First Place and Third Place
Enterprise Reporting, First Place and Third Place
Best Editorial, Third Place

Rogue River Press
Best Sports Page, Second Place
Best Sports Story, Third Place
Best News Photo, Second Place
Best Editorial, Third Place
Best Local Column, Honorable Mention

The News-Review, Roseburg
Best Page One Design, First Place
Best Inside Page Design, Second Place
Special Section or Issue, Honorable Mention
Lifestyle Coverage, Third Place
Best Sports Page, Third Place
Best Sports Photo, Second Place and Third Place
Best Feature Photo, First Place and Second Place
Best Photo Essay, First Place and Second Place
Best News Photo, Third Place and Honorable Mention
Best Spot News Coverage, First Place, Second Place and Third Place
Enterprise Reporting, Second Place
Best Writing, Second Place and Third Place

Statesman Journal, Salem
Best Page One Design, Third Place
Best Inside Page Design, Third Place
Best Headline Writing, Second Place
Best Graphics, Third Place
Best Educational Coverage, Third Place
Best Sports Page, Second Place
Best Sports Photo, Third Place
Best News Photo, Third Place
Best News Photo, Honorable Mention
Enterprise Reporting, First Place and Honorable Mention
Best Feature Story, First Place
Best Editorial, Second Place
Best Local Column, Third Place

The Sandy Post
Best Page One Design, First Place
Best Headline Writing, Third Place
Best Coverage of Business and Economic Issues, First Place
Best Educational Coverage, First Place
Lifestyle Coverage, Third Place
Best Sports Page, First Place
Best Sports Story, First Place
Best Feature Photo, Honorable Mention
Best Photo Essay, Second Place
Best News Photo, Third Place
Best Feature Story, First Place

Seaside Signal
Enterprise Reporting, Second Place
The Springfield News
Best Page One Design, First Place
Best Inside Page Design, Second Place
Special Section or Issue, Third Place
Best Coverage of Business and Economic Issues, First Place
Best Educational Coverage, Third Place
Best Sports Page, First Place
Best Sports Photo, Third Place
Best Feature Photo, First Place and Third Place
Best Photo Essay, Second Place and Honorable Mention
Best Spot News Coverage, First Place
Best Editorial Page, First Place
Best Local Column, Second Place and Third Place

The Springfield News
Best Page One Design, First
Best Inside Page Design, Second
Special Section or Issue, Third
Best Coverage of Business and Economic Issues, First
Best Educational Coverage, Third
Best Sports Page, First
Best Sports Photo, Third
Best Feature Photo, First and Third
Best Photo Essay, Second and Honorable Mention
Best Spot News Coverage, First
Best Editorial Page, First
Best Local Column, Second and Third

The Stayton Mail, Stayton
Best Page One Design, Second Place
Special Section or Issue, Second Place
Best Coverage of Business and Economic Issues, Second Place
Best Feature Story, Second Place

The New Era, Sweet Home
Best Editorial Page, Third Place
Best Local Column, Second Place

The Dalles Daily Chronicle
Lifestyle Coverage, First Place
Best Sports Story, Second Place
Best Sports Photo, First Place
Best Feature Photo, Second Place
Best Editorial, Second Place
Best Local Column, Third Place

The Tigard Times
Best Page One Design, Second Place
Best Inside Page Design, First Place
Best Graphics, First Place and Second Place
Special Section or Issue, First Place
Best Sports Page, Second Place
Best Sports Photo, Second Place
Best Feature Photo, Third Place
Best Editorial Page, First Place
Best Writing, Second Place

The Tualitin Times
Lifestyle Coverage, Third Place

West Linn Tidings
Special Section or Issue, First Place
Best Educational Coverage, Second Place
Best Spot News Coverage, First Place and Second Place
Enterprise Reporting, Third Place
Best Writing, First Place and Third Place