After decades of printing on The Bulletin’s press in Bend, The Nugget is adapting to changes. The Bulletin’s press shut down operations at the end of November.

Plans are to shift to printing at the Central Oregonian in Prineville (which is also now printing The Bulletin). In the interim, The Nugget is printing in Wenatchee, Washington. In order to accommodate earlier press times and a six-hour shipping window, The Nugget is required to be especially strict in adhering to deadlines.

“Our goal is to maintain the level of quality our readers and advertisers have come to expect,” said Nugget Editor in Chief Jim Cornelius. “Web printing is a complicated process and there are not many facilities that do the work. It takes time and skill to get things right.”

The Nugget is continuing to work with Northwest Web Press, the commercial printing arm of The Bulletin.

“This has been a major transition for them, and we especially appreciate the work Holly Rouska has done to ensure that The Nugget gets into our readers’ hands on time and looking good,” Cornelius said.