Oregon Archives: 139 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from Oregon, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online OR newspaper archives: 139 titles to help you search your family history in the “Beaver State,” providing coverage from 1848 to Today. There are millions of articles and records in our online Oregon newspaper archives!

Photo: sunset over Mt. Hood, near Hood River, Oregon
Photo: sunset over Mt. Hood, near Hood River, Oregon. Credit: Zach Dischner; Wikimedia Commons.

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

Search Oregon Newspaper Archives (1848 – 1987)

Search Oregon Recent Obituaries (1988 – Today)

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

Here is the list of Oregon 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 OR newspaper titles are listed alphabetically by city.

CityTitleYears of CoverageIssues AvailableCollection
AlbanyAlbany Democrat-Herald07/11/1999 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
AlbanyAlbany Register10/03/1868 – 12/31/1880482Newspaper Archives
AlbanyState Rights Democrat08/21/1865 – 04/20/19001628Newspaper Archives
AshlandAshland Tidings01/05/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
AshlandAshland Daily Tidings05/30/1912 – 09/16/1919740Newspaper Archives
AshlandAshland weekly tidings09/24/1919 – 12/27/1922170Newspaper Archives
AstoriaDaily Astorian05/28/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
AstoriaTri-weekly Astorian07/29/1873 – 10/07/187319Newspaper Archives
AstoriaDaily Astorian05/01/1876 – 05/19/19097923Newspaper Archives
AstoriaTri-weekly Astorian07/01/1873 – 01/31/187485Newspaper Archives
AstoriaToveritar11/09/1915 – 12/26/1922356Newspaper Archives
AstoriaCoast Weekend02/19/2015 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
AthenaAthena press06/09/1893 – 12/29/19221138Newspaper Archives
Baker CityBaker City Herald01/01/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BandonBandon Western World07/19/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BeavertonBeaverton Valley Times06/14/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BendBulletin07/01/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BrookingsCurry Coastal Pilot04/27/2000 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BurnsTimes-herald01/06/1906 – 12/25/1920658Newspaper Archives
CanbyCanby Herald01/29/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Cannon BeachCannon Beach Gazette05/02/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ClackamasClackamas Review06/26/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Clatsop, Wahkiakum, Tillamook, Pacific CountyCoast River Business Journal08/08/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CondonCondon globe04/01/1892 – 12/27/1918971Newspaper Archives
Coos BayWorld03/02/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CorvallisCorvallis Gazette-Times07/11/1999 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CorvallisOregon Statesman10/13/1855 – 12/08/18554Newspaper Archives
CorvallisBenton Democrat01/11/1873 – 06/21/187310Newspaper Archives
CorvallisCorvallis daily gazette05/03/1909 – 06/30/190943Newspaper Archives
CorvallisCorvallis Gazette10/11/1878 – 07/02/19091666Newspaper Archives
CorvallisCorvallis times06/02/1900 – 08/16/1907454Newspaper Archives
CorvallisDaily gazette-times08/02/1909 – 12/31/190988Newspaper Archives
CorvallisOregon union09/03/1897 – 02/10/189918Newspaper Archives
CorvallisOregon union02/28/1863 – 02/28/18631Newspaper Archives
DallasLiberal Republican03/12/1870 – 04/18/1874174Newspaper Archives
DallasPolk County observer04/10/1903 – 03/02/19171049Newspaper Archives
DallesDaily Mountaineer02/20/1864 – 06/07/1866171Newspaper Archives
DallesDalles daily chronicle12/15/1890 – 06/30/18992087Newspaper Archives
DallesDalles times-mountaineer08/31/1889 – 12/30/1899481Newspaper Archives
DallesDalles weekly chronicle12/20/1890 – 12/31/1898516Newspaper Archives
EchoEcho register05/28/1909 – 10/01/190918Newspaper Archives
EnterpriseWallowa County Chieftain06/13/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
EnterpriseEnterprise news-record12/31/1910 – 06/07/191144Newspaper Archives
EnterpriseNews=record08/31/1907 – 12/28/1910266Newspaper Archives
EnterpriseWallowa chieftain01/02/1902 – 01/07/190949Newspaper Archives
EnterpriseWallowa County chieftain01/14/1909 – 12/29/1910101Newspaper Archives
EstacadaEstacada News07/11/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
EugeneRegister-Guard12/22/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
EugeneOregon State Journal03/12/1864 – 12/25/1880703Newspaper Archives
EugenePacific Journal06/26/1858 – 10/30/18587Newspaper Archives
Forest GroveForest Grove Leader05/13/2010 – 09/02/2015Recent Obituaries
Forest GroveForest Grove News Times07/26/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Grants PassRogue River courier09/27/1900 – 12/26/1913689Newspaper Archives
Grants PassRogue River courier05/09/1913 – 12/31/1918995Newspaper Archives
Grants PassGrants Pass daily courier01/02/1919 – 10/28/1919254Newspaper Archives
GreshamOutlook06/27/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HeppnerGazette-times02/22/1912 – 12/28/1922529Newspaper Archives
HeppnerHeppner gazette03/07/1901 – 02/15/1912535Newspaper Archives
HermistonHermiston Herald02/28/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HillsboroHillsboro Argus02/04/2011 – 11/08/2018Recent Obituaries
HillsboroHillsboro Tribune06/26/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Hood RiverHood River News08/09/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Hood RiverHood River glacier06/08/1889 – 12/28/19221631Newspaper Archives
Hood RiverHood River sun09/28/1899 – 02/08/190011Newspaper Archives
John DayBlue Mountain Eagle08/01/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Junction CityJunction City bulletin08/04/1899 – 07/18/190126Newspaper Archives
KeizerKeizertimes09/10/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Klamath FallsHerald and News12/01/2000 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Klamath FallsEvening herald02/01/1908 – 12/30/19223962Newspaper Archives
La GrandeObserver06/19/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Lake OswegoLake Oswego Review06/21/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Lake OswegoSouthwest Community Connection08/28/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Lake OswegoWest Linn Tidings06/21/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
LakeviewLake County Examiner11/23/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
LakeviewState Line Herald07/12/1879 – 06/05/188018Newspaper Archives
LebanonLebanon Express05/05/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
LebanonLebanon express04/02/1887 – 04/29/1897442Newspaper Archives
Lincoln CityOregon Coast Today01/24/2017 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MadrasMadras Pioneer10/17/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
McMinnvilleNews-Register01/02/1999 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MedfordMail Tribune02/23/2015 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MedfordMail Tribune11/01/1909 – 11/22/1912946Newspaper Archives
MolallaMolalla Pioneer01/29/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MonmouthChristian Messenger03/01/1873 – 08/25/18762Newspaper Archives
NewbergNewberg Graphic06/26/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
OntarioArgus Observer01/07/1999 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
OntarioOntario Argus06/11/1909 – 12/28/1922558Newspaper Archives
Oregon CityOregon Spectator02/10/1848 – 05/12/18546Newspaper Archives
Oregon CityOregon Statesman01/06/1852 – 02/26/18532Newspaper Archives
PendletonEast Oregonian07/11/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PendletonEast Oregonian :10/13/1904 – 12/30/19225638Newspaper Archives
PhilomathPhilomath Express02/24/2015 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PortlandBee07/31/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PortlandBoom! Boomers & Beyond01/29/2009 – 08/21/2012Recent Obituaries
PortlandOregonian01/03/1988 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PortlandOregonian, The: Web Edition Articles10/16/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PortlandPortland Tribune01/02/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PortlandCatholic Sentinel09/21/1876 – 09/21/18761Newspaper Archives
PortlandDaily Oregon Herald02/12/1871 – 10/09/187228Newspaper Archives
PortlandDemocratic Standard08/30/1854 – 02/16/18596Newspaper Archives
PortlandLiberator03/07/1903 – 05/30/19033Newspaper Archives
PortlandOregon Journal03/11/1902 – 12/31/19227090Newspaper Archives
PortlandOregon Weekly Times12/25/1852 – 03/03/186012Newspaper Archives
PortlandOregonian02/04/1861 – 12/31/198744893Newspaper Archives
PortlandPortland New Age01/27/1900 – 03/30/1907117Newspaper Archives
PortlandWeekly Oregonian12/04/1850 – 12/27/1862590Newspaper Archives
PortlandDaily Journal of Commerce04/02/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PortlandNew Northwest08/11/1871 – 04/21/1881385Newspaper Archives
PortlandSt Johns review11/11/1904 – 12/29/1922828Newspaper Archives
PortlandVoice of the people07/17/1913 – 11/26/191469Newspaper Archives
PortlandOregonian, The: Blogs09/16/2005 – 10/16/2018Recent Obituaries
PortlandEarthfix07/02/2013 – 10/31/2017Recent Obituaries
PrinevilleCentral Oregonian02/05/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RedmondRedmond Spokesman01/16/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ReedsportUmpqua Post03/01/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RoseburgNews-Review08/16/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RoseburgDouglas independent06/15/1878 – 12/27/1884207Newspaper Archives
RoseburgRoseburg review01/24/1885 – 09/19/1889135Newspaper Archives
Saint HelensSt Helens mist06/19/1914 – 04/15/1921341Newspaper Archives
SalemCapital Press07/03/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SalemWeekly Mercury01/21/1876 – 03/26/18782Newspaper Archives
SalemCapital journal03/01/1888 – 12/30/192210691Newspaper Archives
SalemSalem Weekly06/13/2008 – 02/02/2018Recent Obituaries
SandySandy Post10/24/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ScappooseSouth County Spotlight09/30/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SeasideSeaside Signal03/25/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SherwoodSherwood Gazette02/01/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SpraySpray courier10/19/1907 – 09/14/191679Newspaper Archives
St HelensOregon mist08/07/1891 – 07/08/1910939Newspaper Archives
St. BenedictSt. Josephs-Blatt01/03/1938 – 01/03/19381Newspaper Archives
SumpterSumpter miner09/13/1899 – 04/12/1905253Newspaper Archives
The DallesDalles Chronicle01/07/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
TigardRegal Courier10/29/2006 – 09/19/2018Recent Obituaries
TigardTigard-Tualatin-Sherwood Times07/05/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ToledoLincoln County leader03/09/1893 – 12/28/19221411Newspaper Archives
WestonWeston leader08/12/1892 – 05/13/1921337Newspaper Archives
WestonWeston weekly leader12/21/1878 – 02/04/189051Newspaper Archives
WilsonvilleWilsonville Spokesman06/26/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WoodburnWoodburn Independent06/26/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries

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