Wyoming became the Union’s 44th state on 10 July 1890. The 10th largest state in the United States, Wyoming is the least populated. Wyoming is proud of some of the “firsts” in its history as a territory. In 1872 Yellowstone National Park was established, the world’s first national park. Three years prior to that Wyoming achieved another first that women suffragists were especially proud of: on 10 December 1869 Wyoming women were given the right to vote—the first U.S. state or territory to grant women suffrage. In applying for statehood, Wyoming’s state constitution specifically sanctioned women suffrage. Because of this fact Wyoming’s official state nickname is the “Equality State.”
If you are researching your ancestry from Wyoming, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online Wyoming newspaper archives: 9 titles containing more than 260,000 digitized historical records from the 1800s to today to help you search your family history in this large, mountainous Western state.
Dig deep into the Wisconsin archives and search for obituaries and other news articles about your ancestors in these recent and historical WY newspapers online. Our Wyoming newspapers are divided into two collections: Historical Newspapers (complete paper) and Recent Obituaries (obituaries only).
Here is our complete list of online Wyoming newspapers in the online archives. Each newspaper title in this list is an active link that will take you directly to that paper’s search page, where you can begin searching for your ancestors by surnames, dates, keywords and more. The WY newspaper titles are listed alphabetically by city.
|Casper||11/26/2002 – Current||Recent Obituaries|
|Cheyenne||Wyoming State Tribune||1/1/1917 – 12/31/1921||Newspaper Archives|
|Cheyenne||Wyoming Commonwealth||7/20/1890 – 11/14/1891||Newspaper Archives|
|Cheyenne||10/1/1997 – Current||Recent Obituaries|
|Knight||Frontier Index||4/14/1868 – 4/14/1868||Newspaper Archives|
|Laramie||Daily Boomerang||1/2/1890 – 6/30/1890||Newspaper Archives|
|Laramie||2/9/2007 – Current||Recent Obituaries|
|Riverton||4/3/2011 – Current||Recent Obituaries|
|Worland||1/3/2006 – Current||Recent Obituaries|
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