The Baker City Herald offers commercial printing services through its sister paper, The Observer, located in La Grande, OR.

The Baker City Herald and Observer have an award-winning press crew that currently prints four different Northeast Oregon community newspapers, a college newspaper and numerous specialty tabloids, advertising pre-prints and class schedules. The Pacific Northwest Newspaper Association has recognized this press crew for its print quality and excellent color reproduction. The PNNA print quality contest judges gave our crew a top-three ranking in four out of the last six years.

Click here to read the print quality award article.


Frank Everidge, production director of The Observer has 29 years of printing experience.

He can provide you with a customized product and an exact quote for your special project.

Call Frank at 541-963-3161 or (cell) 541-786-4230.

Graphic Design

We have an excellent graphic design team that can help you select fonts, build and design pages and maximize the color and impact of your particular project.

Electronic Files and Equipment

Computer Equipment

  • Mac OS X/OS 9 Computers
  • Software In House: Quark 4, 5 & 6, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Adobe Acrobat

File Formats Accepted

  • PDF and any standard image formats: jpeg, tiff, png, etc.

Media Accepted

  • CD, DVD, USB Thumb Drives, USB/Firewire hard drives

FTP File Transfer

  • We host our own FTP sites, call for login information, then you can use this site to upload our files.

Printing Equipment

Our six-unit Goss Community press provides dependable and consistent printing quality with full-color and spot color availability. We also have upgraded newsprint stocks to choose from.