Oregon Capital Insider is an independent source of exclusive news and insight about state government delivered conveniently by email each Friday to subscribers. The newsletter is designed for people who require a deeper understanding of the inner workings of the policymakers, agencies and interest groups that propel Oregon’s largest employer. 

Oregon Capital Insider is nonpartisan and does not advocate for any particular outcome or point of view. The newsletter is published by two private, family-owned companies with deep roots in Oregon: Pamplin Media Group and EO Media Group.

The Pamplin Media Group, composed of 25 publications and two radio stations, includes Oregon’s largest group of newspapers and affiliated websites. Owned by businessman and philanthropist Robert B. Pamplin Jr., the media company’s mission is to deliver balanced news and build strong communities through great local journalism. 

EO Media Group publishes 11 community newspapers and affiliated web sites. Owners are active in the business and dedicated to community journalism. EO Media has been publishing newspapers in Eastern Oregon and on the coast for more than a century. 


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Publications and associated websites in the Pamplin Media Group include: the Portland Tribune, the Beaverton Valley Times, Canby Herald, Central Oregonian in Prineville, Clackamas Review, Estacada News, Forest Grove News-­‐Times, Gresham Outlook, Hillsboro Tribune, King City Regal Courier, Lake Oswego Review, Madras Pioneer, Molalla Pioneer, Newberg Graphic, Nickel Ads of Portland, Oregon City News, Sherwood Gazette, Southwest Community Connection, South County Spotlight in Columbia County, the Bee serving the Sellwood and East moreland areas, Sandy Post, Tigard-­‐Tualatin Times, Woodburn Independent, West Linn Tidings and Wilsonville Spokesman. 


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Publications and associated websites in the EO Media Group include: Baker City Herald, Bend Bulletin, Blue Mountain Eagle, Capital Press, Chinook Observer, Coast River Business Journal, East Oregonian, The Hermiston Herald, La Grande Observer, Our Coast, Redmond Spokesman, Seaside Signal, The Astorian, The Other Oregon, and Wallowa County Chieftain.