Colorado Archives: 137 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from Colorado, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online CO newspaper archives: 137 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: Ten Mile Range and Dillon Lake near Breckenridge, Colorado
Photo: Ten Mile Range and Dillon Lake near Breckenridge, Colorado. 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 – 1986)

Search Colorado Recent Obituaries (1988 – Today)

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 Years of Coverage Issues Available Collection
Akron Akron News-Reporter 10/08/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Amache Bulletin 10/14/1942 – 10/24/1942 4 Newspaper Archives
Amache Granada Pioneer 11/01/1941 – 09/15/1945 327 Newspaper Archives
Antonito Voz del Valle 10/12/1899 – 01/31/1901 49 Newspaper Archives
Arvada Arvada Press 06/13/2011 – Current Recent Obituaries
Aspen Aspen Times 02/08/2002 – Current Recent Obituaries
Bayfield Pine River Times 02/21/2014 – Current Recent Obituaries
Bellvue Crystal Hill Pilot 06/09/1883 – 07/07/1883 2 Newspaper Archives
Black Hawk Daily Mining Journal 06/15/1864 – 06/10/1865 2 Newspaper Archives
Black Hawk Weekly Mining Journal 11/20/1866 – 11/20/1866 1 Newspaper Archives
Boulder Colorado Daily 02/05/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Boulder Daily Camera 05/02/2001 – Current Recent Obituaries
Boulder Boulder County News 07/28/1876 – 10/06/1876 2 Newspaper Archives
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 1 Newspaper Archives
Canon City Mining Gazette 11/18/1883 – 11/18/1883 1 Newspaper Archives
Canon City Fremont County Record 05/01/1880 – 07/14/1883 88 Newspaper Archives
Canon City Can~on City record 07/01/1897 – 09/23/1909 639 Newspaper Archives
Centennial Centennial Citizen 03/28/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Central City Daily Central City Register 06/15/1864 – 09/29/1876 3 Newspaper Archives
Cheyenne Wells Cheyenne record 09/18/1913 – 06/30/1921 403 Newspaper Archives
Cheyenne Wells Cheyenne Wells record 07/07/1921 – 12/28/1922 78 Newspaper Archives
Cheyenne Wells Eastern Colorado times 03/29/1912 – 09/04/1913 76 Newspaper Archives
Colorado Springs Gazette 04/02/1988 – Current Recent Obituaries
Colorado Springs Colorado Springs Gazette 06/03/1896 – 12/31/1922 9252 Newspaper Archives
Colorado Springs Colorado Springs Gazette and El Paso County News 02/07/1874 – 02/05/1876 3 Newspaper Archives
Colorado Springs Gazette, The: Blogs 02/23/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Colorado Springs Gazette, The: Web Edition Articles 10/21/2011 – 06/26/2018 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
Craig Craig Daily Press 08/08/1999 – Current Recent Obituaries
Crested Butte Crested Butte Republican 10/05/1881 – 09/26/1883 8 Newspaper Archives
Crested Butte Elk Mountain Bonanza 07/10/1880 – 11/05/1881 26 Newspaper Archives
Crested Butte Elk Mountain Pilot 06/02/1881 – 06/22/1882 4 Newspaper Archives
Crested Butte Elk Mountain Pilot New 06/24/1880 – 04/29/1920 948 Newspaper Archives
Delta Delta Chief 03/07/1883 – 12/02/1885 127 Newspaper Archives
Delta Delta independent 11/16/1886 – 11/22/1907 899 Newspaper Archives
Denver Denver Post 06/03/1989 – Current Recent Obituaries
Denver Denver Post, The: Blogs 11/03/2006 – 05/05/2016 Recent Obituaries
Denver Rocky Mountain News 01/01/1990 – 02/27/2009 Recent Obituaries
Denver Westword 08/03/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Denver Cherry Creek Pioneer 04/23/1859 – 04/23/1859 1 Newspaper Archives
Denver Colorado Statesman 01/27/1900 – 01/27/1900 1 Newspaper Archives
Denver Daily Colorado Republican and Rocky Mountain Herald 09/12/1861 – 06/20/1862 71 Newspaper Archives
Denver Denver Mirror 06/21/1874 – 05/30/1875 46 Newspaper Archives
Denver Denver Post Expanded 10/10/1894 – 10/31/1986 13667 Newspaper Archives
Denver Denver Republican 01/01/1882 – 04/20/1906 537 Newspaper Archives
Denver Denver Rocky Mountain News 08/27/1860 – 12/31/1922 20809 Newspaper Archives
Denver Denver Weekly Bulletin 05/02/1860 – 06/06/1860 5 Newspaper Archives
Denver Presbyterian Home Missions 11/01/1874 – 12/01/1874 2 Newspaper Archives
Denver Rocky Mountain News 04/23/1859 – 12/25/1922 1732 Newspaper Archives
Denver Rocky Mountain Presbyterian 03/01/1872 – 01/01/1879 120 Newspaper Archives
Denver Rocky Shimpo 06/02/1944 – 12/31/1945 248 Newspaper Archives
Denver Weekly Republican 09/24/1896 – 09/24/1896 1 Newspaper Archives
Denver Denverite 06/21/2016 – Current Recent Obituaries
Denver Denver star 03/22/1913 – 10/26/1918 291 Newspaper Archives
Denver Franklin”s paper the Denver star 11/23/1912 – 03/15/1913 17 Newspaper Archives
Denver Franklin”s paper the statesman 06/08/1906 – 11/16/1912 335 Newspaper Archives
Denver Statesman 01/13/1905 – 06/01/1906 63 Newspaper Archives
Denver Weekly Republican 01/12/1911 – 05/02/1912 69 Newspaper Archives
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 56 Newspaper Archives
Elbert Elbert County Tribune 10/15/1891 – 10/05/1893 103 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
Frisco Summit Daily News 02/27/2002 – Current Recent Obituaries
Fruita Fruita Star 10/09/1889 – 10/09/1889 1 Newspaper Archives
Fulford Fulford Signal 04/14/1893 – 06/23/1893 8 Newspaper Archives
Glenwood Springs Post Independent 02/13/2002 – Current Recent Obituaries
Golden Golden Transcript 06/13/2011 – Current Recent Obituaries
Granby Sky-Hi News 10/18/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Grand Junction Grand Valley Star-Times 01/31/1891 – 03/10/1894 114 Newspaper Archives
Greeley Howitzer 12/03/1886 – 12/10/1886 2 Newspaper Archives
Greeley Greeley Tribune 10/24/2002 – Current Recent Obituaries
Gunnison Sun 09/29/1883 – 07/19/1884 29 Newspaper Archives
Gunnison Tri-weekly Sun 10/23/1883 – 10/23/1883 1 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 Julesburg Advocate 10/20/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Julesburg Frontier Index 07/05/1867 – 07/05/1867 1 Newspaper Archives
La Junta Ag Journal 06/11/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
La Junta La Junta Tribune-Democrat 03/27/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
La Junta La Junta tribune 01/01/1898 – 05/22/1909 1038 Newspaper Archives
Lake City Silver World 03/02/1878 – 05/04/1886 24 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 1 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 1 Newspaper Archives
Parker Parker Chronicle 01/18/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Pitkin Pitkin Independent 12/24/1881 – 12/24/1881 1 Newspaper Archives
Pitkin Pitkin Mining News 12/02/1881 – 07/21/1882 26 Newspaper Archives
Pueblo Pueblo Chieftain 05/05/1903 – 01/01/1920 1089 Newspaper Archives
Pueblo Pueblo Republican 08/10/1876 – 08/10/1876 1 Newspaper Archives
Pueblo Pueblo Chieftain 01/05/1991 – Current Recent Obituaries
Rifle Citizen Telegram 05/14/2013 – Current Recent Obituaries
Saguache Saguache Chronicle 09/02/1876 – 09/02/1876 1 Newspaper Archives
Saint Elmo St. Elmo Mountaineer 09/26/1885 – 09/26/1885 1 Newspaper Archives
San Luis Adobe 03/01/1974 – 06/01/1978 4 Newspaper Archives
Snowmass Village Snowmass Sun 07/17/2013 – Current Recent Obituaries
Steamboat Springs Steamboat Pilot & Today 04/13/2000 – Current Recent Obituaries
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 4 Newspaper Archives
Trinidad Anunciador 04/06/1918 – 11/18/1922 228 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 112 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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