Colorado Archives: 114 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from Colorado, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online CO newspaper archives: 114 titles to help you search your family history in the “Centennial State,” providing coverage from 1859 to Today. There are millions of articles and records in our online Colorado newspaper archives!

Photo: the Elk Mountains near Aspen, Colorado, showing the Maroon Bells
Photo: the Elk Mountains near Aspen, Colorado, showing the Maroon Bells. Credit: Hogs555; Wikimedia Commons.

Dig deep into our online archives and search for historical and recent obituaries and other news articles about your ancestors from Colorado in these newspapers. Our CO newspapers are divided into two collections: Historical Newspapers (complete paper) and Recent Obituaries (obituaries only).

Search Colorado Newspaper Archives (1859 – 1978)

Search Colorado Recent Obituaries (1988 – Current)

Illustration: Colorado state flag
Illustration: Colorado state flag. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Here is a complete list of Colorado 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 CO newspaper titles are listed alphabetically by city.

City Title Date Range* Collection
Akron Akron News-Reporter 10/08/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Amache Granada Bulletin 10/14/1942 – 10/24/1942 Newspaper Archives
Amache Granada Pioneer 11/01/1941 – 09/15/1945 Newspaper Archives
Antonito Voz del Valle 10/12/1899 – 01/31/1901 Newspaper Archives
Arvada Arvada Press 06/13/2011 – Current Recent Obituaries
Bayfield Pine River Times 02/21/2014 – Current Recent Obituaries
Bellvue Crystal Hill Pilot 06/09/1883 – 07/07/1883 Newspaper Archives
Black Hawk Daily Mining Journal 06/15/1864 – 06/10/1865 Newspaper Archives
Black Hawk Weekly Mining Journal 11/20/1866 – 11/20/1866 Newspaper Archives
Boulder Boulder County News 07/28/1876 – 10/06/1876 Newspaper Archives
Boulder Colorado Daily 02/05/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Boulder Daily Camera 05/02/2001 – Current Recent Obituaries
Brighton Brighton Standard Blade 10/30/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Brighton Carbon Valley Farmer & Miner 11/13/2008 – 08/26/2014 Recent Obituaries
Brighton Commerce City Sentinel Express 11/13/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Brighton Fort Lupton Press 10/30/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Broomfield Broomfield Enterprise 05/02/2001 – Current Recent Obituaries
Brush Brush News Tribune 08/08/2002 – Current Recent Obituaries
Burlington Burlington Record 03/31/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Cañon City Daily Record 08/18/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Canon City Fremont County Record 02/10/1883 – 02/10/1883 Newspaper Archives
Canon City Mining Gazette 11/18/1883 – 11/18/1883 Newspaper Archives
Centennial Centennial Citizen 03/28/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Central City Daily Central City Register 06/15/1864 – 09/29/1876 Newspaper Archives
Colorado Springs Colorado Springs Gazette 06/03/1896 – 12/31/1922 Newspaper Archives
Colorado Springs Colorado Springs Gazette and El Paso County News 02/07/1874 – 02/05/1876 Newspaper Archives
Colorado Springs Gazette 04/02/1988 – Current Recent Obituaries
Colorado Springs Gazette, The: Blogs 02/23/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Conifer High Timber Times 02/28/2008 – 10/05/2016 Recent Obituaries
Cortez, Dolores, Mancos Journal 02/16/2002 – Current Recent Obituaries
Craig Moffat County Morning News 07/18/2004 – 09/09/2007 Recent Obituaries
Crested Butte Crested Butte Republican 10/05/1881 – 09/26/1883 Newspaper Archives
Crested Butte Elk Mountain Bonanza 07/10/1880 – 11/05/1881 Newspaper Archives
Crested Butte Elk Mountain Pilot 06/02/1881 – 06/22/1882 Newspaper Archives
Denver Cherry Creek Pioneer 04/23/1859 – 04/23/1859 Newspaper Archives
Denver Colorado Statesman 01/27/1900 – 01/27/1900 Newspaper Archives
Denver Daily Colorado Republican and Rocky Mountain Herald 09/12/1861 – 06/20/1862 Newspaper Archives
Denver Denver Mirror 06/21/1874 – 05/30/1875 Newspaper Archives
Denver Denver Post 06/03/1989 – Current Recent Obituaries
Denver Denver Post 10/10/1894 – 12/31/1922 Newspaper Archives
Denver Denver Post, The: Blogs 11/03/2006 – 05/05/2016 Recent Obituaries
Denver Denver Republican 01/01/1882 – 04/20/1906 Newspaper Archives
Denver Denver Rocky Mountain News 08/27/1860 – 12/31/1922 Newspaper Archives
Denver Denver Weekly Bulletin 05/02/1860 – 06/06/1860 Newspaper Archives
Denver Presbyterian Home Missions 11/01/1874 – 12/01/1874 Newspaper Archives
Denver Rocky Mountain News 01/01/1990 – 02/27/2009 Recent Obituaries
Denver Rocky Mountain News 04/23/1859 – 12/25/1922 Newspaper Archives
Denver Rocky Mountain Presbyterian 03/01/1872 – 01/01/1879 Newspaper Archives
Denver Rocky Shimpo 06/02/1944 – 12/31/1945 Newspaper Archives
Denver Weekly Republican 09/24/1896 – 09/24/1896 Newspaper Archives
Denver Westword 08/03/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Dolores Dolores Star 08/01/2012 – 09/02/2015 Recent Obituaries
Durango Durango Herald 02/01/1998 – Current Recent Obituaries
Eastonville Eastonville World 04/21/1894 – 05/11/1895 Newspaper Archives
Elbert Elbert County Tribune 10/15/1891 – 10/05/1893 Newspaper Archives
Englewood Douglas County News-Press 01/17/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Englewood Elbert County News 01/17/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Englewood Englewood Herald 01/18/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Estes Park Estes Park Trail-Gazette 10/07/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Evergreen Canyon Courier 10/17/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Fort Collins Rocky Mountain Collegian: Colorado State University 08/28/2002 – Current Recent Obituaries
Fort Morgan Fort Morgan Times 09/14/2001 – Current Recent Obituaries
Fowler Fowler Tribune 10/05/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Fruita Fruita Star 10/09/1889 – 10/09/1889 Newspaper Archives
Fulford Fulford Signal 04/14/1893 – 06/23/1893 Newspaper Archives
Glenwood Springs Post Independent 02/13/2002 – Current Recent Obituaries
Golden Golden Transcript 06/13/2011 – Current Recent Obituaries
Grand Junction Daily Sentinel 04/29/2002 – 10/31/2013 Recent Obituaries
Grand Junction Grand Valley Star-Times 01/31/1891 – 03/10/1894 Newspaper Archives
Greeley Greeley Tribune 10/24/2002 – Current Recent Obituaries
Greeley Howitzer 12/03/1886 – 12/10/1886 Newspaper Archives
Gunnison Sun 09/29/1883 – 07/19/1884 Newspaper Archives
Gunnison Tri-weekly Sun 10/23/1883 – 10/23/1883 Newspaper Archives
Gypsum Eagle Valley Enterprise 05/30/2013 – Current Recent Obituaries
Highlands Ranch Highlands Ranch Herald 02/07/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Idaho Springs Clear Creek Courant 12/05/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Julesburg Frontier Index 07/05/1867 – 07/05/1867 Newspaper Archives
Julesburg Julesburg Advocate 10/20/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
La Junta Ag Journal 06/11/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
La Junta La Junta Tribune-Democrat 03/27/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Lake City Silver World 03/02/1878 – 05/04/1886 Newspaper Archives
Lakewood Lakewood Sentinel 06/13/2011 – Current Recent Obituaries
Lamar Lamar Ledger 08/03/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Las Animas Bent County Democrat 04/07/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Littleton Columbine Courier 11/27/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Littleton Littleton Independent 01/17/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Lone Tree Lone Tree Voice 01/24/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Longmont Colorado Hometown Newspapers 08/04/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Longmont Daily Times-Call 12/01/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Longmont Longmont Ledger 10/09/2009 – 04/21/2013 Recent Obituaries
Loveland Daily Reporter-Herald 12/01/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Mancos Mancos Times 08/28/2012 – 06/02/2015 Recent Obituaries
Maysville South Arkansas Miner 04/30/1881 – 04/30/1881 Newspaper Archives
Meeker Rio Blanco Herald Times 01/03/2002 – Current Recent Obituaries
Montrose Montrose Daily Press 01/10/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Ouray Solid Muldoon 07/01/1881 – 07/01/1881 Newspaper Archives
Parker Parker Chronicle 01/18/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Pitkin Pitkin Independent 12/24/1881 – 12/24/1881 Newspaper Archives
Pitkin Pitkin Mining News 12/02/1881 – 07/21/1882 Newspaper Archives
Pueblo Pueblo Chieftain 05/05/1903 – 01/01/1920 Newspaper Archives
Pueblo Pueblo Republican 08/10/1876 – 08/10/1876 Newspaper Archives
Saguache Saguache Chronicle 09/02/1876 – 09/02/1876 Newspaper Archives
Saint Elmo St. Elmo Mountaineer 09/26/1885 – 09/26/1885 Newspaper Archives
San Luis Adobe 03/01/1974 – 06/01/1978 Newspaper Archives
Sterling Journal-Advocate 09/17/2001 – Current Recent Obituaries
Thornton Northglenn-Thornton Sentinel 06/13/2011 – Current Recent Obituaries
Tincup Tin Cup Banner 07/01/1882 – 07/29/1882 Newspaper Archives
Trinidad Anunciador 04/06/1918 – 11/18/1922 Newspaper Archives
Vail Vail Daily 09/28/2002 – Current Recent Obituaries
Westminster Westminster Window 05/18/2012 – Current Recent Obituaries
Wheat Ridge Wheat Ridge Transcript 06/13/2011 – Current Recent Obituaries
White Pine White Pine Cone 03/06/1885 – 12/30/1892 Newspaper Archives
Woodland Park Pikes Peak Courier View 01/16/2008 – 10/29/2015 Recent Obituaries
Woodland Park Tribune 01/16/2008 – 10/29/2015 Recent Obituaries

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