The Outlook (Gresham)

The Outlook is a newspaper published in Gresham, Oregon, a suburb of Portland in the U.S. state of Oregon. It was founded in 1911,[1][2] and is currently owned by the Pamplin Media Group.

The Outlook
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Owner(s)Pamplin Media Group (2000–)
Managing editorSteve Brown
CityGresham, Oregon, U.S.

It was named the Gresham Outlook from 1911 to 1991 and was published by H. L. St. Clair,[3] who incorporated the business as the Outlook Publishing Company in 1917. The paper was renamed simply The Outlook in 1991.[4]

The paper was purchased in 1960 by Lee Irwin and Walt Taylor,[5][6] and Irwin was its publisher from 1960 to 1982.[6] He was followed by Robert Caldwell for a relatively short period, with Steven J. Clark being named publisher effective April 4, 1983.[7] Robert B. Pamplin, Jr. purchased the paper in 2000.[8]


  1. ^ Terry, John (July 19, 2011). A Place Called Eden. The Oregonian. Retrieved July 31, 2012.
  2. ^ Newspapers Published in Oregon Oregon Blue Book. Retrieved July 31, 2012.
  3. ^ "About the Gresham Outlook". Chronicling America. Library of Congress. Retrieved July 31, 2012.
  4. ^ "About The Outlook (Gresham, Or.)". Chronicling America. Library of Congress. Retrieved July 31, 2012.
  5. ^ "Paper Sold At Gresham" (March 31, 1960). The Oregonian, p. 5.
  6. ^ a b McCowan, Karen (September 8, 1982). "Gresham Outlook publisher retires: Irwin wraps up 50-year career". The Oregonian, p. ME7.
  7. ^ "Lake Oswego newsman to be publisher of Gresham Outlook" (March 17, 1983). The Oregonian (South Metro edition), p. C1.
  8. ^ Tomlinson, Stuart (November 12, 2000). "Millionaire buys four more news operations". The Sunday Oregonian, p. B8.

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