Letter: Happy to still have local newspaper (Aug. 10, 2022)
August 10, 2022
Congratulations to Scott and Miriam Swanson and their staff at The New Era on being named the best weekly newspaper in the state with a circulation of less than 2,000.
That is an amazing accomplishment, especially for a true “mom and pop” newspaper.
The cherry on the ice cream sundae is The New Era also won the Sweepstakes Award, which means staff members won the most news and photo awards of all weekly newspapers entered in the annual Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association Better Newspaper Contest.
These are no small feats, especially when one considers Scott and Miriam publi...