Idaho Archives: 104 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from Idaho, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online ID newspaper archives: 104 titles to help you search your family history in the “Gem State,” providing coverage from 1863 to Today. There are millions of articles and records in our online Idaho newspaper archives!

Photo: the Palouse region of northern Idaho
Photo: the Palouse region of northern Idaho. Credit: charmar; Wikimedia Commons.

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

Search Idaho Newspaper Archives (1863 – 1969)

Search Idaho Recent Obituaries (1989 – Today)

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

Here is a complete list of Idaho 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 ID newspaper titles are listed alphabetically by city.

CityTitleYears of CoverageIssues AvailableCollection
American FallsAmerican Falls press07/27/1907 – 09/28/1922592Newspaper Archives
AshtonAshton Herald04/06/1922 – 12/25/1969928Newspaper Archives
Bannock CityBoise news09/29/1863 – 03/06/1875502Newspaper Archives
BlackfootMorning News08/02/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BlackfootBlackfoot Register07/10/1880 – 03/22/1884165Newspaper Archives
BlackfootBlackfoot news11/07/1891 – 01/01/1902578Newspaper Archives
BlackfootBlackfoot optimist12/15/1910 – 12/28/1916358Newspaper Archives
BlackfootIdaho news06/11/1887 – 10/31/1891232Newspaper Archives
BlackfootIdaho Republican07/22/1904 – 12/28/19221196Newspaper Archives
BlackfootBingham County news04/15/1921 – 12/29/192289Newspaper Archives
BoiseIdaho Statesman01/26/1999 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BoiseEvening Bulletin02/21/1903 – 02/21/19031Newspaper Archives
BoiseIdaho Democrat01/28/1871 – 06/28/187132Newspaper Archives
BoiseIdaho Statesman07/26/1864 – 01/01/195326868Newspaper Archives
BoiseIdaho Statesman, The: Blogs11/06/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BoiseIdaho Business Review03/01/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BoiseEvening Bulletin02/18/1882 – 03/24/1883334Newspaper Archives
BoiseEvening capital news09/16/1912 – 01/14/1920963Newspaper Archives
BoiseGem worker and the Idaho labor herald12/17/1914 – 01/04/1917107Newspaper Archives
BoiseIdaho labor herald11/14/1914 – 12/10/19145Newspaper Archives
Bonners FerryBonners Ferry Herald10/05/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Bonners FerryKootenai herald07/11/1891 – 12/24/1904468Newspaper Archives
Bonners FerryKootenai herald02/26/1892 – 12/29/1894126Newspaper Archives
CaldwellCaldwell tribune01/07/1888 – 12/26/19221574Newspaper Archives
ChallisChallis Messenger03/17/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ChallisChallis messenger07/31/1894 – 12/27/19221115Newspaper Archives
Coeur d’AleneCoeur d’Alene Press10/01/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Coeur d’AleneIdaho Spokesman-Review07/03/1994 – 11/28/2007Recent Obituaries
Coeur d’AleneCoeur d”Alene evening press08/06/1906 – 07/30/19101186Newspaper Archives
Coeur d’AleneCoeur d”Alene press02/20/1892 – 01/27/1906720Newspaper Archives
CottonwoodCamas Prairie chronicle04/05/1901 – 09/14/1917706Newspaper Archives
CottonwoodCottonwood report01/27/1893 – 03/29/1901369Newspaper Archives
CottonwoodCottonwood chronicle09/21/1917 – 12/29/1922255Newspaper Archives
DriggsTeton Valley News11/15/2018 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
EmmettMessenger-Index01/08/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
GrangevilleGrangeville globe12/04/1907 – 04/27/1922744Newspaper Archives
GrangevilleIdaho County free press06/18/1886 – 12/27/19171624Newspaper Archives
HaileyWood River times05/20/1882 – 12/30/18933411Newspaper Archives
HuntMinidoka Irrigator09/10/1942 – 07/28/1945169Newspaper Archives
Idaho CityIdaho Semi-weekly World03/14/1875 – 12/29/18931938Newspaper Archives
Idaho CityIdaho Semi-weekly World05/04/1867 – 11/04/1868156Newspaper Archives
Idaho FallsPost Register01/02/1992 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Idaho FallsCitizen03/11/1907 – 04/01/190710Newspaper Archives
Idaho FallsIdaho Falls Times07/09/1891 – 06/17/19201353Newspaper Archives
Idaho FallsIdaho Register04/04/1885 – 07/31/188667Newspaper Archives
Idaho FallsIdaho Falls Daily Post01/01/1930 – 10/30/1931569Newspaper Archives
Idaho FallsPost-Register01/02/1940 – 12/31/19503378Newspaper Archives
Idaho FallsTimes-Register09/17/1920 – 01/01/19301082Newspaper Archives
KelloggShoshone News-Press04/06/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
KendrickKendrick gazette05/01/1903 – 12/29/1922935Newspaper Archives
KunaKuna Melba News04/11/2013 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
LewistonLewiston Tribune12/01/1989 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
LewistonTeller04/14/1892 – 08/01/1895141Newspaper Archives
LewistonWeekly Tribune10/09/1897 – 12/30/189822Newspaper Archives
LewistonLewiston Tribune01/01/1930 – 12/31/19403973Newspaper Archives
LewistonLewiston daily teller10/21/1876 – 01/12/19011291Newspaper Archives
LewistonLewiston evening teller10/26/1903 – 12/31/19081231Newspaper Archives
LewistonLewiston inter-state news04/14/1905 – 12/29/190544Newspaper Archives
LewistonLewiston teller01/17/1901 – 04/11/1905222Newspaper Archives
MarsingOwyhee nugget01/06/1905 – 06/20/1912387Newspaper Archives
MeridianMeridian Press12/01/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MeridianMeridian times05/07/1909 – 06/30/1922658Newspaper Archives
MontpelierNews-Examiner02/04/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MontpelierMontpelier examiner02/29/1896 – 03/16/19221208Newspaper Archives
MoscowMoscow-Pullman Daily News01/01/1998 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Mountain HomeElmore County Republican05/07/1910 – 12/04/1915276Newspaper Archives
Mountain HomeMountain Home bulletin06/02/1888 – 05/25/188952Newspaper Archives
Mountain HomeRepublican01/03/1905 – 11/27/1909191Newspaper Archives
Mountain HomeMountain Home Republican12/11/1915 – 08/25/1922217Newspaper Archives
NampaIdaho Press-Tribune10/22/1998 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
NampaNampa Progress03/01/1890 – 11/01/189010Newspaper Archives
NampaIdaho Press-Tribune: Blogs New05/24/2009 – 03/03/2014Recent Obituaries
OakleyOakley eagle09/14/1905 – 12/13/190663Newspaper Archives
OakleyOakley herald02/11/1910 – 12/31/1920543Newspaper Archives
OrofinoClearwater Republican03/28/1912 – 04/28/1922524Newspaper Archives
PayetteIndependent Enterprise05/16/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PocatelloIdaho State Journal02/19/2000 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PrestonPreston Citizen11/05/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Priest RiverPriest River Times06/05/2006 – 02/07/2018Recent Obituaries
RathdrumKootenai Courier06/29/1889 – 06/21/189017Newspaper Archives
RathdrumRathdrum tribune05/08/1903 – 12/31/1920911Newspaper Archives
RathdrumSilver blade06/01/1895 – 04/24/1903186Newspaper Archives
RexburgStandard-Journal09/11/2018 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RigbyJefferson Star07/25/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Rocky BarElmore bulletin06/01/1889 – 06/01/1905738Newspaper Archives
Ruby CityOwyhee Avalanche08/19/1865 – 08/11/186652Newspaper Archives
Saint AnthonyTeton peak-chronicle01/01/1903 – 04/20/1905118Newspaper Archives
Salmon CityIdaho Recorder12/12/1889 – 05/04/189214Newspaper Archives
Salmon CitySemi-weekly Mining News08/11/1867 – 08/11/18671Newspaper Archives
Salmon CityIdaho Recorder10/13/1904 – 12/29/1922613Newspaper Archives
SandpointBonner County Daily Bee03/02/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SandpointKootenai County Republican05/26/1899 – 07/05/1901102Newspaper Archives
SandpointKootenai County Republican07/12/1901 – 05/30/190246Newspaper Archives
ShelleyShelley Pioneer08/29/2012 – 12/20/2017Recent Obituaries
Silver CityOwyhee Avalanche08/18/1866 – 12/28/19001641Newspaper Archives
Silver CityOwyhee Daily Avalanche10/17/1874 – 04/26/1876456Newspaper Archives
Silver CityOwyhee Semi-Weekly Tidal Wave12/15/1868 – 02/10/187099Newspaper Archives
Silver CityOwyhee bullion11/15/1866 – 11/07/186751Newspaper Archives
Silver CityOwyhee Semi-Weekly Tidal Wave12/15/1868 – 02/10/187099Newspaper Archives
Silver CitySilver City nugget01/04/1901 – 12/30/1904208Newspaper Archives
Twin FallsTimes-News08/19/1999 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Twin FallsTwin Falls Daily News04/08/1918 – 12/31/19221436Newspaper Archives
Twin FallsIdaho Evening Times09/01/1941 – 02/14/1942144Newspaper Archives
WallaceWallace miner02/21/1907 – 01/29/1920669Newspaper Archives

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