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The Register-Guard

The Register-Guard
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2017 front page
TypeDaily newspaper
FormatBroadsheet
Owner(s)Gannett
PublisherOpen
EditorMichelle Maxwell, M.E.
Founded1867 (1867)
(as The Guard)
LanguageAmerican English
Headquarters3500 Chad Drive, Suite 600
Eugene, Oregon, U.S.
CountryUnited States
ISSN0739-8557
OCLC number9836354
WebsiteRegisterGuard.com

The Register-Guard is a daily newspaper in the northwestern United States, published in Eugene, Oregon. It was formed in a 1930 merger of two Eugene papers, the Eugene Daily Guard and the Morning Register. The paper serves the Eugene-Springfield area, as well as the Oregon Coast, Umpqua River valley, and surrounding areas. As of 2016, it has a circulation of around 43,000 Monday through Friday, around 47,000 on Saturday, and a little under 50,000 on Sunday.[1]

The newspaper has been owned by The Gannett Company since Gannett's 2019 merger with GateHouse Media. It had been sold to GateHouse in 2018.[2] From 1927 to 2018, it was owned by the Baker family of Eugene, and members of the family served as both editor and publisher for nearly all of that time period. It is Oregon's second-largest daily newspaper and, until its 2018 sale to GateHouse, was one of the few medium-sized family newspapers left in the United States.[3]

  1. ^ "The Register-Guard". Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association. Archived from the original on June 14, 2016. Retrieved July 16, 2016.
  2. ^ "The Register-Guard sold to GateHouse Media". The Register-Guard. January 26, 2018. Archived from the original on January 26, 2018. Retrieved March 3, 2018.
  3. ^ Risser, James (June 1998). "State of The American Newspaper Endangered Species". American Journalism Review. Archived from the original on 2008-06-19. Retrieved 2008-03-15.