Baker City Herald

The Baker City Herald is a tri-weekly paper published in Baker City, Oregon, United States, since 1870.[1] It is published on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays by EO Media Group and has a circulation of 2,304.[1]

Baker City Herald
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Owner(s)EO Media Group
PublisherKarrine Brogoitti
EditorJayson Jacoby
FoundedMay 11, 1870
Headquarters1915 1st Street, Baker City, Oregon 97814 United States


The Herald was established as the Bedrock-Democrat on May 11, 1870.[2] Its founders were Milton H. Abbott, who had previously launched the Oregon Herald, and Lewis Linn McArthur.[3] In 1887 Ira Bowen and George Small purchased the newspaper for $2500. Bowen and Small published the Daily Democrat and ran the Bedrock Democrat as a weekly edition.[4] In 1929, the Bedrock-Democrat merged with the city's other daily paper, the Morning Herald, to become the Baker Democrat-Herald.[2] When the city's name was changed from Baker back to Baker City in 1990, the paper was renamed to Baker City Herald.[2] The Herald went from being published five days a week to three on June 1, 2009.[2]

As of 2018, the paper's publisher is Karrine Brogoitti and its editor is Jayson Jacoby.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Baker City Herald". Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association. Retrieved 2014-11-25.
  2. ^ a b c d "About the Baker City Herald". Baker City Herald. Retrieved 2011-02-28.
  3. ^ Jacoby, Jayson (May 12, 2020). "Baker City Herald celebrates 150 years of bringing news to Baker County residents: Part 1". The Baker City Herald.
  4. ^ Hines, Rev. H.K. (1893). An Illustrated History of the State of Oregon (First ed.). Chicago: Lewis Publishing Co. p. 354. ISBN 9780665152344.

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