|Owner||Pamplin Media Group|
|Circulation||2,976 (subscribers, as of 2011)|
|Official website||Central Oregonian|
The Central Oregonian is a twice-weekly newspaper published in Prineville in the U.S. state of Oregon. Established in 1881, the paper covers Central Oregon where it is the newspaper of record for Crook County. The paper is published on Wednesdays and Saturdays and has a circulation of 2,976. Elmo Smith owned the paper until his death in 1968, when his son Denny Smith took over ownership of the Central Oregonian and other newspapers that became Eagle Newspapers. Eagle sold the paper to the Pamplin Media Group in June 2013.
- "Newspapers and Genealogical Resources". University of Oregon Libraries. Retrieved 2011-02-25.
- "Central Oregonian". Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association. Retrieved 2011-02-25.
- Giegerich, Andy (June 27, 2013). "Pamplin group buys Prineville's Central Oregonian paper". Portland Business Journal. Retrieved 27 June 2013.
- Central Oregonian (official website)
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