• Living Here A regular Register-Guard column on the people,
    places and events that make Lane County, Oregon,
    a unique place to work and live

  • Award-winning writing These stories placed first for feature writing
    in state and regional contests from Oregon to Texas

  • UCC shootings A small Oregon town unites in grief after
    the worst mass shooting in state history

  • Malheur standoff The armed takeover of a beloved wildlife refuge
    in Eastern Oregon captured a nation's attention

  • For the love
    of sport
    Stories about the games we play and the often
    fascinating people who play them

“Your work truly stands out ... making me a happy reader each morning when I open the paper and find another Mark Baker byline.”
— Pulitzer-winner Doug Bates, retired associate editor of The Oregonian

Stories that keep readers coming back for more


About Mark Baker …

Mark Baker has been a journalist for almost 20 years, the last 14 at The Register-Guard in Eugene, Ore.

Best of the West

Mark's 2015 story, "Eugene is Syrian's safe haven," took first place among 97 entries for long-form feature writing in the annual 15-state "Best of the West" contest.

More award-winning writing