Idaho became the nation’s 43rd state on 3 July 1890. The 14th largest state in the U.S., Idaho is a mountainous region known as the “Gem State” because of the incredible variety of gemstones that have been found there.
If you are researching your ancestry from Idaho, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online Idaho newspaper archives: 26 titles to help you search your family history in what is sometimes called the “Potato State,” providing coverage from 1864 to Today. There are more than 4.5 million newspaper articles and records in our online archives.
Dig deep into the archives and search for obituaries and other news articles about your ancestors in these recent and historical ID newspapers online. Our Idaho newspapers are divided into two collections: Historical Newspapers (complete paper) and Recent Obituaries (obituaries only).
Here is our complete list of online Idaho newspapers in the 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 ID newspaper titles are listed alphabetically by city.
|Blackfoot||Blackfoot Register||7/10/1880 – 3/22/1884||Newspaper Archives|
|Blackfoot||8/2/2008 – Current||Recent Obituaries|
|Boise||Idaho Statesman||7/26/1864 – 8/15/1931||Newspaper Archives|
|Boise||Evening Bulletin||2/21/1903 – 2/21/1903||Newspaper Archives|
|Boise||1/26/1999 – Current||Recent Obituaries|
|Bonners Ferry||10/5/2006 – Current||Recent Obituaries|
|Challis||3/17/2005 – Current||Recent Obituaries|
|Coeur d’Alene||7/3/1994 – 11/28/2007||Recent Obituaries|
|Coeur d’Alene||10/1/2003 – Current||Recent Obituaries|
|Idaho Falls||Idaho Register||4/4/1885 – 10/31/1916||Newspaper Archives|
|Idaho Falls||Idaho Falls Times||7/9/1891 – 9/16/1920||Newspaper Archives|
|Idaho Falls||Citizen||3/11/1907 – 4/1/1907||Newspaper Archives|
|Idaho Falls||1/2/1992 – Current||Recent Obituaries|
|Kellogg||4/6/2007 – Current||Recent Obituaries|
|Lewiston||1/1/1998 – Current||Recent Obituaries|
|Moscow||1/1/1998 – Current||Recent Obituaries|
|Nampa||7/1/2006 – Current||Recent Obituaries|
|Payette||5/16/2007 – Current||Recent Obituaries|
|Pocatello||6/27/2006 – Current||Recent Obituaries|
|Priest River||6/5/2006 – Current||Recent Obituaries|
|Salmon City||Idaho Recorder||12/12/1889 – 5/4/1892||Newspaper Archives|
|Sandpoint||3/2/2004 – Current||Recent Obituaries|
|Silver City||Owyhee Avalanche||8/19/1865 – 12/28/1900||Newspaper Archives|
|Silver City||Owyhee Daily Avalanche||10/19/1874 – 4/26/1876||Newspaper Archives|
|Twin Falls||Twin Falls News||4/8/1918 – 12/31/1922||Newspaper Archives|
|Twin Falls||8/19/1999 – Current||Recent Obituaries|
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