The Observer (La Grande)

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The (La Grande) Observer
Owner(s) Western Communications, Inc.
Publisher KarI Borgen[1]
Editor Andrew Cutler[1]
Founded 1896
Headquarters La Grande, Oregon
Circulation 5,000
Sister newspapers The Bulletin, Baker City Herald, Curry Coastal Pilot, The Redmond Spokesman, The Daily Triplicate, The Union Democrat
OCLC number 30722076

The Observer, established in 1896,[1] is a newspaper that serves Union and Wallowa counties in the U.S. state of Oregon. Its headquarters are in La Grande, the seat of Union County. The Observer circulates Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons to more than 11,000 people.[1] Western Communications in Bend, Oregon, publishes the newspaper.[1]

Staff and management[edit]

The Observer has 30 employees, one of whom is based in Enterprise; its publisher is Kari Borgen.[1]


In 2012 the newspaper reduced its frequency[clarification needed : From what?] to three days a week, publishing issues on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.


  1. ^ a b c d e f "About the Observer". The Observer. February 16, 2016. Retrieved November 19, 2016.