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.

CityTitleDate Range* Collection
AkronAkron News-Reporter10/08/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
AmacheGranada Bulletin10/14/1942 – 10/24/1942Newspaper Archives
AmacheGranada Pioneer11/01/1941 – 09/15/1945Newspaper Archives
AntonitoVoz del Valle10/12/1899 – 01/31/1901Newspaper Archives
ArvadaArvada Press06/13/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BayfieldPine River Times02/21/2014 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BellvueCrystal Hill Pilot06/09/1883 – 07/07/1883Newspaper Archives
Black HawkDaily Mining Journal06/15/1864 – 06/10/1865Newspaper Archives
Black HawkWeekly Mining Journal11/20/1866 – 11/20/1866Newspaper Archives
BoulderBoulder County News07/28/1876 – 10/06/1876Newspaper Archives
BoulderColorado Daily02/05/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BoulderDaily Camera05/02/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BrightonBrighton Standard Blade10/30/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BrightonCarbon Valley Farmer & Miner11/13/2008 – 08/26/2014Recent Obituaries
BrightonCommerce City Sentinel Express11/13/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BrightonFort Lupton Press10/30/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BroomfieldBroomfield Enterprise05/02/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BrushBrush News Tribune08/08/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BurlingtonBurlington Record03/31/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Cañon CityDaily Record08/18/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Canon CityFremont County Record02/10/1883 – 02/10/1883Newspaper Archives
Canon CityMining Gazette11/18/1883 – 11/18/1883Newspaper Archives
CentennialCentennial Citizen03/28/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Central CityDaily Central City Register06/15/1864 – 09/29/1876Newspaper Archives
Colorado SpringsColorado Springs Gazette06/03/1896 – 12/31/1922Newspaper Archives
Colorado SpringsColorado Springs Gazette and El Paso County News02/07/1874 – 02/05/1876Newspaper Archives
Colorado SpringsGazette04/02/1988 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Colorado SpringsGazette, The: Blogs02/23/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ConiferHigh Timber Times02/28/2008 – 10/05/2016Recent Obituaries
Cortez, Dolores, MancosJournal02/16/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CraigMoffat County Morning News07/18/2004 – 09/09/2007Recent Obituaries
Crested ButteCrested Butte Republican10/05/1881 – 09/26/1883Newspaper Archives
Crested ButteElk Mountain Bonanza07/10/1880 – 11/05/1881Newspaper Archives
Crested ButteElk Mountain Pilot06/02/1881 – 06/22/1882Newspaper Archives
DenverCherry Creek Pioneer04/23/1859 – 04/23/1859Newspaper Archives
DenverColorado Statesman01/27/1900 – 01/27/1900Newspaper Archives
DenverDaily Colorado Republican and Rocky Mountain Herald09/12/1861 – 06/20/1862Newspaper Archives
DenverDenver Mirror06/21/1874 – 05/30/1875Newspaper Archives
DenverDenver Post06/03/1989 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DenverDenver Post10/10/1894 – 12/31/1922Newspaper Archives
DenverDenver Post, The: Blogs11/03/2006 – 05/05/2016Recent Obituaries
DenverDenver Republican01/01/1882 – 04/20/1906Newspaper Archives
DenverDenver Rocky Mountain News08/27/1860 – 12/31/1922Newspaper Archives
DenverDenver Weekly Bulletin05/02/1860 – 06/06/1860Newspaper Archives
DenverPresbyterian Home Missions11/01/1874 – 12/01/1874Newspaper Archives
DenverRocky Mountain News01/01/1990 – 02/27/2009Recent Obituaries
DenverRocky Mountain News04/23/1859 – 12/25/1922Newspaper Archives
DenverRocky Mountain Presbyterian03/01/1872 – 01/01/1879Newspaper Archives
DenverRocky Shimpo06/02/1944 – 12/31/1945Newspaper Archives
DenverWeekly Republican09/24/1896 – 09/24/1896Newspaper Archives
DenverWestword08/03/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DoloresDolores Star08/01/2012 – 09/02/2015Recent Obituaries
DurangoDurango Herald02/01/1998 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
EastonvilleEastonville World04/21/1894 – 05/11/1895Newspaper Archives
ElbertElbert County Tribune10/15/1891 – 10/05/1893Newspaper Archives
EnglewoodDouglas County News-Press01/17/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
EnglewoodElbert County News01/17/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
EnglewoodEnglewood Herald01/18/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Estes ParkEstes Park Trail-Gazette10/07/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
EvergreenCanyon Courier10/17/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Fort CollinsRocky Mountain Collegian: Colorado State University08/28/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Fort MorganFort Morgan Times09/14/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FowlerFowler Tribune10/05/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FruitaFruita Star10/09/1889 – 10/09/1889Newspaper Archives
FulfordFulford Signal04/14/1893 – 06/23/1893Newspaper Archives
Glenwood SpringsPost Independent02/13/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
GoldenGolden Transcript06/13/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Grand JunctionDaily Sentinel04/29/2002 – 10/31/2013Recent Obituaries
Grand JunctionGrand Valley Star-Times01/31/1891 – 03/10/1894Newspaper Archives
GreeleyGreeley Tribune10/24/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
GreeleyHowitzer12/03/1886 – 12/10/1886Newspaper Archives
GunnisonSun09/29/1883 – 07/19/1884Newspaper Archives
GunnisonTri-weekly Sun10/23/1883 – 10/23/1883Newspaper Archives
GypsumEagle Valley Enterprise05/30/2013 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Highlands RanchHighlands Ranch Herald02/07/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Idaho SpringsClear Creek Courant12/05/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
JulesburgFrontier Index07/05/1867 – 07/05/1867Newspaper Archives
JulesburgJulesburg Advocate10/20/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
La JuntaAg Journal06/11/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
La JuntaLa Junta Tribune-Democrat03/27/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Lake CitySilver World03/02/1878 – 05/04/1886Newspaper Archives
LakewoodLakewood Sentinel06/13/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
LamarLamar Ledger08/03/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Las AnimasBent County Democrat04/07/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
LittletonColumbine Courier11/27/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
LittletonLittleton Independent01/17/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Lone TreeLone Tree Voice01/24/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
LongmontColorado Hometown Newspapers08/04/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
LongmontDaily Times-Call12/01/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
LongmontLongmont Ledger10/09/2009 – 04/21/2013Recent Obituaries
LovelandDaily Reporter-Herald12/01/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MancosMancos Times08/28/2012 – 06/02/2015Recent Obituaries
MaysvilleSouth Arkansas Miner04/30/1881 – 04/30/1881Newspaper Archives
MeekerRio Blanco Herald Times01/03/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MontroseMontrose Daily Press01/10/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
OuraySolid Muldoon07/01/1881 – 07/01/1881Newspaper Archives
ParkerParker Chronicle01/18/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PitkinPitkin Independent12/24/1881 – 12/24/1881Newspaper Archives
PitkinPitkin Mining News12/02/1881 – 07/21/1882Newspaper Archives
PuebloPueblo Chieftain05/05/1903 – 01/01/1920Newspaper Archives
PuebloPueblo Republican08/10/1876 – 08/10/1876Newspaper Archives
SaguacheSaguache Chronicle09/02/1876 – 09/02/1876Newspaper Archives
Saint ElmoSt. Elmo Mountaineer09/26/1885 – 09/26/1885Newspaper Archives
San LuisAdobe03/01/1974 – 06/01/1978Newspaper Archives
SterlingJournal-Advocate09/17/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ThorntonNorthglenn-Thornton Sentinel06/13/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
TincupTin Cup Banner07/01/1882 – 07/29/1882Newspaper Archives
TrinidadAnunciador04/06/1918 – 11/18/1922Newspaper Archives
VailVail Daily09/28/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WestminsterWestminster Window05/18/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Wheat RidgeWheat Ridge Transcript06/13/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
White PineWhite Pine Cone03/06/1885 – 12/30/1892Newspaper Archives
Woodland ParkPikes Peak Courier View01/16/2008 – 10/29/2015Recent Obituaries
Woodland ParkTribune01/16/2008 – 10/29/2015Recent Obituaries

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