The Umpqua Post

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The Umpqua Post
Type Weekly newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) Lee Enterprises, a publicly traded American media company.
Publisher Jeff Precourt
Editor Shelby Case
Founded 1996
Headquarters 2741 Frontage Road, Reedsport, Oregon
Circulation 890 weekly

The Umpqua Post is a weekly newspaper serving Reedsport, Oregon, United States and the surrounding area in Douglas and Coos counties. It is owned by Southwestern Oregon Publishing Company, [1] a subsidiary of Lee Enterprises and is published each Wednesday by The World newspaper in Coos Bay. The paper is distributed in Reedsport and nearby Gardiner, Scottsburg, Elkton, Winchester Bay and Coos Bay. Total circulation each week is 1,528 copies.

The Post was first published on November 4, 1996, by founders Elizabeth Adamo and Nancie Hammond. The paper was purchased by Pulitzer, Inc. in 2004. Ownership shifted to Lee in 2005 with that company's acquisition of Pulitzer.[2][3]


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