For work published in 2018 (papers less than 10,000 circulation)
■ Best Business Reporting for A Growing Challenge
■ Best Investigative Reporting for How Hot? How Soon? Climate Change in the Highlands
■ Best Headline, to Chip Rowe, for Were You Just Thinking We Should Do a Story on Coincidences?
■ Best Design, to Pierce Strudler, for A Growing Challenge
For work published in 2017 (papers less than 10,000 circulation)
■ Community Service Award for Fighting Back: The Opioid Crisis
■ Best News Photo to Ross Corsair