Colorado Archives: 259 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from Colorado, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online CO newspaper archives: 259 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: Cutler Hall, on the Colorado College campus, in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Photo: Cutler Hall, on the Colorado College campus, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Credit: Jeffrey Beall; Wikimedia Commons.

Dig deep into our online archives and search for articles about your ancestors from Colorado in these newspapers. Our CO newspapers are divided into two collections, each with their own search page:

  • Newspaper Archives (complete paper with all articles, including historical obituaries, with a number of very rare single-issue newspapers – many of them are the only known issues of the paper)
  • Obituaries (including both historical and recent obituaries, if obits are specifically what you are searching for)

Search Colorado Newspaper Archives (1859 – 1986)

Search Colorado Obituaries (1859 – 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.

CityTitleYears of CoverageIssues AvailableCollection
AkronAkron News-Reporter10/08/2009 – CurrentObituaries
AlmasMount Lincoln News09/02/1876 – 09/02/18761Newspaper Archives
AmacheBulletin10/14/1942 – 10/24/19424Newspaper Archives
AmacheGranada Pioneer11/01/1941 – 09/15/1945327Newspaper Archives
Animas ForksAnimas Forks Pioneer07/08/1882 – 07/08/18821Newspaper Archives
AntonitoVoz del Valle10/12/1899 – 01/31/190149Newspaper Archives
ArvadaArvada Press06/13/2011 – CurrentObituaries
AspenAspen Times02/08/2002 – CurrentObituaries
AspenAspen Daily Times05/28/1885 – 05/28/18851Newspaper Archives
BayfieldPine River Times02/21/2014 – 02/01/2019Obituaries
BellvueCrystal Hill Pilot06/09/1883 – 07/07/18832Newspaper Archives
Black HawkDaily Mining Journal06/15/1864 – 06/10/18652Newspaper Archives
Black HawkWeekly Mining Journal11/20/1866 – 11/20/18661Newspaper Archives
BoulderColorado Daily02/05/2008 – CurrentObituaries
BoulderDaily Camera05/02/2001 – CurrentObituaries
BoulderBoulder County News07/28/1876 – 10/06/18762Newspaper Archives
BoulderColorado Banner09/21/1876 – 09/21/18761Newspaper Archives
BreckenridgeDaily Journal05/18/1882 – 01/26/18832Newspaper Archives
BrightonBrighton Standard Blade10/30/2008 – CurrentObituaries
BrightonCarbon Valley Farmer & Miner11/13/2008 – 08/26/2014Obituaries
BrightonCommerce City Sentinel Express11/13/2008 – CurrentObituaries
BrightonFort Lupton Press10/30/2008 – CurrentObituaries
BroomfieldBroomfield Enterprise05/02/2001 – CurrentObituaries
BrushBrush News Tribune08/08/2002 – CurrentObituaries
BrushLariat05/10/1884 – 09/20/18843Newspaper Archives
Buena VistaChaffee County Times12/30/1881 – 12/30/18811Newspaper Archives
BurlingtonBurlington Record03/31/2010 – CurrentObituaries
BurlingtonBurlington Blade05/31/1889 – 05/31/18891Newspaper Archives
Cañon CityDaily Record08/18/2009 – CurrentObituaries
Canon CityFremont County Record02/10/1876 – 02/10/18832Newspaper Archives
Canon CityMining Gazette11/18/1883 – 11/18/18831Newspaper Archives
Canon CityFremont County Record05/01/1880 – 07/14/188388Newspaper Archives
Canon CityCan~on City record07/01/1897 – 09/23/1909639Newspaper Archives
Canon CityCanon City Mercury07/03/1885 – 07/03/18851Newspaper Archives
Canon CityCanon City Times04/06/1876 – 04/06/18761Newspaper Archives
Canon CityDaily Express03/23/1882 – 04/20/18822Newspaper Archives
Castle RockCastle Rock Journal03/09/1881 – 03/09/18811Newspaper Archives
CentennialCentennial Citizen03/28/2008 – CurrentObituaries
Central CityDaily Central City Register06/15/1864 – 09/29/18763Newspaper Archives
Central CityWeekly Colorado Times04/02/1867 – 07/16/18676Newspaper Archives
Central CityWeekly Register-Call09/27/1876 – 12/01/18774Newspaper Archives
Cheyenne WellsCheyenne record09/18/1913 – 06/30/1921403Newspaper Archives
Cheyenne WellsCheyenne Wells record07/07/1921 – 12/28/192278Newspaper Archives
Cheyenne WellsEastern Colorado times03/29/1912 – 09/04/191376Newspaper Archives
Colorado SpringsGazette04/02/1988 – CurrentObituaries
Colorado SpringsColorado Springs Gazette01/31/1883 – 12/31/19229253Newspaper Archives
Colorado SpringsColorado Springs Gazette and El Paso County News02/07/1874 – 01/17/18804Newspaper Archives
Colorado SpringsGazette, The: Blogs02/23/2006 – CurrentObituaries
Colorado SpringsGazette, The: Web Edition Articles10/21/2011 – 06/26/2018Obituaries
Colorado SpringsColoradopolitics.com12/29/2010 – CurrentObituaries
Colorado SpringsColorado Free Press. And El Paso County Advertiser01/15/1876 – 01/15/18761Newspaper Archives
Colorado SpringsColorado Mountaineer08/20/1874 – 07/26/18762Newspaper Archives
Colorado SpringsDaily Republic01/05/1882 – 07/19/18823Newspaper Archives
Colorado SpringsDaily Times03/13/1885 – 03/13/18851Newspaper Archives
Colorado SpringsDeaf Mute Index10/20/1886 – 10/20/18861Newspaper Archives
Colorado SpringsHour07/25/1885 – 10/23/18865Newspaper Archives
ConiferHigh Timber Times02/28/2008 – 10/05/2016Obituaries
Cortez, Dolores, MancosJournal02/16/2002 – CurrentObituaries
CraigMoffat County Morning News07/18/2004 – 09/09/2007Obituaries
CraigCraig Daily Press08/08/1999 – CurrentObituaries
Crested ButteCrested Butte Republican10/05/1881 – 09/26/18838Newspaper Archives
Crested ButteElk Mountain Bonanza07/10/1880 – 11/05/188126Newspaper Archives
Crested ButteElk Mountain Pilot06/02/1881 – 06/22/18824Newspaper Archives
Crested ButteElk Mountain Pilot06/24/1880 – 04/29/1920949Newspaper Archives
Crested ButteCrested Butte Gazette12/06/1884 – 12/06/18841Newspaper Archives
DeltaDelta Chief03/07/1883 – 12/02/1885127Newspaper Archives
DeltaDelta independent11/16/1886 – 11/22/1907899Newspaper Archives
DeltaDelta County Independent07/22/2015 – CurrentObituaries
DenverDenver Post06/03/1989 – CurrentObituaries
DenverDenver Post, The: Blogs11/03/2006 – 05/05/2016Obituaries
DenverRocky Mountain News01/01/1990 – 02/27/2009Obituaries
DenverWestword08/03/2006 – CurrentObituaries
DenverCherry Creek Pioneer04/23/1859 – 04/23/18591Newspaper Archives
DenverColorado Statesman01/27/1900 – 01/27/19001Newspaper Archives
DenverDaily Colorado Republican and Rocky Mountain Herald09/12/1861 – 06/20/186271Newspaper Archives
DenverDenver Mirror06/21/1874 – 05/30/187546Newspaper Archives
DenverDenver Post10/10/1894 – 10/31/198613023Newspaper Archives
DenverDenver Republican01/01/1882 – 04/20/1906538Newspaper Archives
DenverDenver Rocky Mountain News08/27/1860 – 12/31/192220809Newspaper Archives
DenverDenver Weekly Bulletin05/02/1860 – 06/06/18605Newspaper Archives
DenverPresbyterian Home Missions11/01/1874 – 12/01/18742Newspaper Archives
DenverRocky Mountain News04/23/1859 – 12/25/19221732Newspaper Archives
DenverRocky Mountain Presbyterian03/01/1872 – 01/01/1879120Newspaper Archives
DenverRocky Shimpo06/02/1944 – 12/31/1945248Newspaper Archives
DenverWeekly Republican09/24/1896 – 09/24/18961Newspaper Archives
DenverDenverite06/21/2016 – CurrentObituaries
DenverDenver star03/22/1913 – 10/26/1918291Newspaper Archives
DenverFranklin”s paper the Denver star11/23/1912 – 03/15/191317Newspaper Archives
DenverFranklin”s paper the statesman06/08/1906 – 11/16/1912335Newspaper Archives
DenverColorado Sun08/24/2018 – CurrentObituaries
DenverJewish outlook08/05/1904 – 06/11/1909180Newspaper Archives
DenverDenver Jewish news10/24/1918 – 12/27/1922215Newspaper Archives
DenverColorado Journal10/28/1876 – 10/28/18761Newspaper Archives
DenverDaily Denver Gazette06/11/1865 – 11/22/18676Newspaper Archives
DenverDenver Evening World07/12/1882 – 07/12/18821Newspaper Archives
DenverDenver Mercury07/15/1882 – 07/29/18822Newspaper Archives
DenverDenver Times04/27/1876 – 10/10/18762Newspaper Archives
DenverDenver Tribune09/24/1867 – 06/30/1884287Newspaper Archives
DenverDenver Tribune08/02/1876 – 08/02/18761Newspaper Archives
DenverDenver Weekly Times08/23/1876 – 10/05/188155Newspaper Archives
DenverDenver World04/02/1882 – 06/04/18822Newspaper Archives
DenverRocky Mountain Celt07/04/1885 – 07/04/18851Newspaper Archives
DenverWeekly Commonwealth and Republican05/11/1861 – 05/11/18611Newspaper Archives
DenverStatesman01/13/1905 – 06/01/190663Newspaper Archives
DenverWeekly Republican01/12/1911 – 05/02/191269Newspaper Archives
DoloresDolores Star08/01/2012 – 09/02/2015Obituaries
DurangoDurango Herald02/01/1998 – CurrentObituaries
DurangoDurango Herald03/31/1882 – 03/31/18821Newspaper Archives
DurangoDurango Record12/17/1881 – 12/17/18811Newspaper Archives
EastonvilleEastonville World04/21/1894 – 05/11/189556Newspaper Archives
El MoroEnterprise and Chronicle08/23/1876 – 08/23/18761Newspaper Archives
ElbertElbert County Tribune10/15/1891 – 10/05/1893103Newspaper Archives
EnglewoodDouglas County News-Press01/17/2008 – CurrentObituaries
EnglewoodElbert County News01/17/2008 – CurrentObituaries
EnglewoodEnglewood Herald01/18/2008 – CurrentObituaries
Estes ParkEstes Park Trail-Gazette10/07/2009 – CurrentObituaries
EvergreenCanyon Courier10/17/2007 – CurrentObituaries
Fort CollinsRocky Mountain Collegian: Colorado State University08/28/2002 – CurrentObituaries
Fort CollinsFort Collins Courier07/17/1882 – 07/17/18821Newspaper Archives
Fort MorganFort Morgan Times09/14/2001 – CurrentObituaries
Fort MorganFort Morgan Times09/18/1884 – 09/18/18841Newspaper Archives
FowlerFowler Tribune10/05/2009 – CurrentObituaries
FriscoSummit Daily News02/27/2002 – CurrentObituaries
FruitaFruita Star10/09/1889 – 10/09/18891Newspaper Archives
FulfordFulford Signal04/14/1893 – 06/23/18938Newspaper Archives
GeorgetownColorado Miner09/18/1869 – 09/27/18692Newspaper Archives
GeorgetownColorado Miner01/14/1882 – 01/14/18821Newspaper Archives
GeorgetownGeorgetown Courier03/17/1881 – 07/06/18842Newspaper Archives
Glenwood SpringsPost Independent02/13/2002 – CurrentObituaries
Glenwood SpringsUte Chief05/08/1886 – 03/03/18883Newspaper Archives
GoldenGolden Transcript06/13/2011 – CurrentObituaries
GoldenColorado Transcript04/08/1868 – 03/02/18817Newspaper Archives
GoldenGolden Weekly Globe07/29/1876 – 07/29/18761Newspaper Archives
GranbySky-Hi News10/18/2007 – CurrentObituaries
Grand JunctionDaily sentinel12/24/1898 – 02/07/19031179Newspaper Archives
Grand JunctionGrand Junction News02/23/1884 – 06/21/18844Newspaper Archives
Grand JunctionGrand Valley Star-Times01/31/1891 – 03/10/1894114Newspaper Archives
GreeleyHowitzer11/16/1883 – 12/10/18864Newspaper Archives
GreeleyGreeley Tribune10/24/2002 – CurrentObituaries
GreeleyGreeley Tribune09/10/1903 – 01/09/1913493Newspaper Archives
GreeleyColorado Sun11/08/1873 – 05/07/188112Newspaper Archives
GreeleyGreeley Tribune05/01/1872 – 07/08/18857Newspaper Archives
Green Mountain FallsGreen Mountain Falls Echo04/01/1891 – 05/13/18915Newspaper Archives
GunnisonSun09/29/1883 – 07/19/188429Newspaper Archives
GunnisonTri-weekly Sun10/23/1883 – 10/23/18831Newspaper Archives
GunnisonFree Press06/24/1882 – 06/24/18821Newspaper Archives
GunnisonGunnison Daily News Democrat06/17/1881 – 07/09/188113Newspaper Archives
GunnisonGunnison Daily Review-Press11/14/1881 – 12/18/1885112Newspaper Archives
GunnisonGunnison Review-Press09/03/1881 – 12/19/188527Newspaper Archives
GunnisonGunnison Weekly Republican12/04/1884 – 05/21/18859Newspaper Archives
GypsumEagle Valley Enterprise05/30/2013 – CurrentObituaries
Highlands RanchHighlands Ranch Herald02/07/2008 – CurrentObituaries
HillertonOccident08/23/1879 – 08/23/18791Newspaper Archives
Idaho SpringsClear Creek Courant12/05/2007 – CurrentObituaries
JulesburgJulesburg Advocate10/20/2009 – CurrentObituaries
JulesburgFrontier Index07/05/1867 – 07/05/18671Newspaper Archives
KeotaKeota news05/26/1911 – 12/29/1922595Newspaper Archives
La JuntaAg Journal06/11/2010 – CurrentObituaries
La JuntaLa Junta Tribune-Democrat03/27/2008 – CurrentObituaries
La JuntaLa Junta tribune01/01/1898 – 05/22/19091038Newspaper Archives
La JuntaOtero County Republican07/11/1890 – 10/03/189013Newspaper Archives
Lake CitySilver World03/02/1878 – 05/04/188624Newspaper Archives
Lake CityLake City Mining Register07/14/1882 – 02/02/18832Newspaper Archives
LakewoodLakewood Sentinel06/13/2011 – CurrentObituaries
LamarLamar Ledger08/03/2004 – CurrentObituaries
LamarBent County register07/03/1886 – 03/23/1889142Newspaper Archives
LamarLamar register03/30/1889 – 10/21/1903739Newspaper Archives
Las AnimasBent County Democrat04/07/2009 – CurrentObituaries
Las AnimasLas Animas Leader07/28/1876 – 05/24/18895Newspaper Archives
LeadvilleCarbonate Weekly Chronicle07/19/1884 – 08/23/18844Newspaper Archives
LeadvilleLeadville Democrat07/01/1883 – 07/01/18831Newspaper Archives
LeadvilleLeadville Herald Democrat01/01/1889 – 01/01/18891Newspaper Archives
LeadvilleLeadville Weekly Democrat01/01/1881 – 01/01/18811Newspaper Archives
LeadvilleLeadville Weekly Herald05/29/1880 – 05/29/18801Newspaper Archives
LittletonColumbine Courier11/27/2007 – 12/20/2018Obituaries
LittletonLittleton Independent01/17/2008 – CurrentObituaries
Lone TreeLone Tree Voice01/24/2008 – CurrentObituaries
LongmontColorado Hometown Newspapers08/04/2004 – CurrentObituaries
LongmontDaily Times-Call12/01/2004 – CurrentObituaries
LongmontLongmont Ledger10/09/2009 – 04/21/2013Obituaries
LongmontLongmont Press07/27/1876 – 07/27/18761Newspaper Archives
LovelandDaily Reporter-Herald12/01/2004 – CurrentObituaries
MancosMancos Times08/28/2012 – 06/02/2015Obituaries
Manitou SpringsManitou Springs Journal06/06/1889 – 06/06/18891Newspaper Archives
MaysvilleSouth Arkansas Miner04/30/1881 – 04/01/18823Newspaper Archives
MeekerRio Blanco Herald Times01/03/2002 – CurrentObituaries
MeekerMeeker herald09/05/1885 – 12/30/19221813Newspaper Archives
MontroseMontrose Daily Press01/10/2004 – CurrentObituaries
MontroseMessenger07/20/1882 – 07/20/18821Newspaper Archives
MontroseMontrose Enquirer04/19/1884 – 05/03/18842Newspaper Archives
MontroseMontrose Register05/08/1885 – 05/29/18852Newspaper Archives
NathropChaffee County Press11/13/1880 – 11/13/18801Newspaper Archives
OrdwayOrdway new era03/14/1902 – 12/28/1917649Newspaper Archives
OuraySolid Muldoon07/01/1881 – 07/01/18811Newspaper Archives
OurayOuray Times08/02/1879 – 02/04/18823Newspaper Archives
ParkerParker Chronicle01/18/2008 – CurrentObituaries
PitkinPitkin Independent12/24/1881 – 12/24/18811Newspaper Archives
PitkinPitkin Mining News12/02/1881 – 07/21/188226Newspaper Archives
Poncha SpringsPoncha Herald07/01/1882 – 08/26/18823Newspaper Archives
PuebloPueblo Chieftain04/15/1876 – 01/01/19201093Newspaper Archives
PuebloPueblo Republican08/10/1876 – 08/10/18761Newspaper Archives
PuebloPueblo Chieftain01/05/1991 – CurrentObituaries
PuebloPueblo West View05/24/2016 – CurrentObituaries
PuebloPueblo Chieftain01/03/1921 – 03/19/1922437Newspaper Archives
PuebloDaily Evening News07/13/1882 – 07/13/18821Newspaper Archives
PuebloDaily Vox Populi01/05/1882 – 01/10/18823Newspaper Archives
PuebloPueblo Daily Journal01/07/1894 – 01/07/18941Newspaper Archives
PuebloPueblo Democrat04/03/1878 – 04/03/18781Newspaper Archives
PuebloPueblo Weekly Commercial Standard10/14/1882 – 10/14/18821Newspaper Archives
PuebloBessemer indicator01/07/1893 – 11/17/189498Newspaper Archives
PuebloIndicator11/24/1894 – 12/31/1904111Newspaper Archives
RaymerRaymer enterprise09/01/1910 – 10/04/1923628Newspaper Archives
Red CliffTimes09/04/1886 – 09/04/18861Newspaper Archives
RicoDolores News03/11/1882 – 03/11/18821Newspaper Archives
RifleCitizen Telegram05/14/2013 – CurrentObituaries
Rocky FordRocky Ford enterprise08/31/1893 – 05/29/1908768Newspaper Archives
RositaRosita Index06/29/1876 – 06/29/18761Newspaper Archives
SaguacheSaguache Chronicle09/02/1876 – 09/02/18761Newspaper Archives
SaguacheSaguache Advance07/31/1884 – 07/31/18841Newspaper Archives
Saint ElmoSt. Elmo Mountaineer09/26/1885 – 09/26/18851Newspaper Archives
SalidaMountain Mail08/14/1880 – 08/19/18827Newspaper Archives
SalidaSalida Daily Mail05/20/1882 – 11/16/18832Newspaper Archives
SalidaSalida Daily Sentinel07/25/1882 – 07/25/18821Newspaper Archives
SalidaSalida Real Estate Guide10/01/1885 – 10/01/18851Newspaper Archives
San LuisAdobe03/01/1974 – 06/01/19784Newspaper Archives
Silver CliffDaily Miner02/27/1880 – 04/20/18804Newspaper Archives
Silver CliffSilver Cliff Daily Prospect03/16/1880 – 03/30/18802Newspaper Archives
Silver CliffSilver Cliff Miner08/22/1879 – 10/10/18793Newspaper Archives
Silver PlumeColorado Jack Rabbit08/22/1885 – 08/22/18851Newspaper Archives
Snowmass VillageSnowmass Sun07/17/2013 – CurrentObituaries
South PuebloDaily Evening Star05/02/1884 – 05/02/18841Newspaper Archives
SpringfieldDemocrat-herald04/15/1921 – 12/29/192281Newspaper Archives
SpringfieldSpringfield herald01/15/1897 – 06/27/19191097Newspaper Archives
Steamboat SpringsSteamboat Pilot & Today04/13/2000 – CurrentObituaries
SterlingJournal-Advocate09/17/2001 – CurrentObituaries
SummitvilleSummitville Nugget09/08/1883 – 09/08/18831Newspaper Archives
SunshineSunshine Courier07/22/1876 – 07/22/18761Newspaper Archives
TellurideMining News03/18/1885 – 03/18/18851Newspaper Archives
TellurideSan Miguel Journal09/19/1885 – 09/19/18851Newspaper Archives
ThorntonNorthglenn-Thornton Sentinel06/13/2011 – CurrentObituaries
TincupTin Cup Banner07/01/1882 – 07/29/18824Newspaper Archives
TincupTin Cup Record01/14/1882 – 01/14/18821Newspaper Archives
TrinidadAnunciador04/06/1918 – 11/18/1922228Newspaper Archives
TrinidadChronicle=news10/25/1912 – 01/20/1915681Newspaper Archives
TrinidadColorado Chronicle01/31/1874 – 01/31/18741Newspaper Archives
TrinidadColorado Pioneer05/11/1876 – 05/11/18761Newspaper Archives
TrinidadExplorador06/29/1876 – 06/29/18761Newspaper Archives
VailVail Daily09/28/2002 – CurrentObituaries
WaldenNew era02/07/1907 – 08/01/1912258Newspaper Archives
WaldenNorth Park union07/31/1896 – 11/02/1906131Newspaper Archives
WalsenburgHuerfano Independent07/22/1876 – 07/22/18761Newspaper Archives
WestminsterWestminster Window05/18/2012 – CurrentObituaries
Wheat RidgeWheat Ridge Transcript06/13/2011 – CurrentObituaries
White PineWhite Pine Cone03/06/1885 – 12/30/1892112Newspaper Archives
Woodland ParkPikes Peak Courier View01/16/2008 – 10/29/2015Obituaries
Woodland ParkTribune01/16/2008 – 10/29/2015Obituaries

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