Oregon Archives: 74 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from Oregon, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online OR newspaper archives: 74 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: Mt. Hood, Oregon
Photo: Mt. Hood, 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 – Current)

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

Here is a complete 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.

City Title Date Range* Collection
Albany Albany Democrat-Herald 07/11/1999 – Current Recent Obituaries
Ashland Ashland Daily Tidings 01/05/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Astoria Daily Astorian 05/28/2002 – Current Recent Obituaries
Astoria Tri-weekly Astorian 07/29/1873 – 10/07/1873 Newspaper Archives
Baker City Baker City Herald 01/01/2001 – Current Recent Obituaries
Beaverton Beaverton Valley Times 06/14/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Bend Bulletin 07/01/2005 – Current Recent Obituaries
Brookings Curry Coastal Pilot 04/27/2000 – Current Recent Obituaries
Canby Canby Herald 01/29/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Cannon Beach Cannon Beach Gazette 05/02/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Clackamas Clackamas Review 06/26/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Coos Bay World 03/02/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Corvallis Corvallis Gazette-Times 07/11/1999 – Current Recent Obituaries
Corvallis Oregon Statesman 10/13/1855 – 12/08/1855 Newspaper Archives
Enterprise Wallowa County Chieftain 06/13/2002 – Current Recent Obituaries
Estacada Estacada News 07/11/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Eugene Oregon State Journal 03/12/1864 – 12/25/1880 Newspaper Archives
Eugene Pacific Journal 06/26/1858 – 10/30/1858 Newspaper Archives
Eugene Register-Guard 12/22/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Forest Grove Forest Grove Leader 05/13/2010 – 09/02/2015 Recent Obituaries
Forest Grove Forest Grove News Times 07/26/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Gresham Outlook 06/27/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Hermiston Hermiston Herald 02/28/2001 – Current Recent Obituaries
Hillsboro Hillsboro Argus 02/04/2011 – Current Recent Obituaries
Hillsboro Hillsboro Tribune 06/26/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Hood River Hood River News 08/09/2001 – Current Recent Obituaries
John Day Blue Mountain Eagle 08/01/2002 – Current Recent Obituaries
Keizer Keizertimes 09/10/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Klamath Falls Herald and News 12/01/2000 – Current Recent Obituaries
La Grande Observer 06/19/2001 – Current Recent Obituaries
Lake Oswego Lake Oswego Review 06/21/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Lake Oswego Southwest Community Connection 08/28/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Lake Oswego West Linn Tidings 06/21/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Lakeview Lake County Examiner 11/23/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Lakeview State Line Herald 07/12/1879 – 06/05/1880 Newspaper Archives
Lebanon Lebanon Express 05/05/2003 – Current Recent Obituaries
Madras Madras Pioneer 10/17/2001 – Current Recent Obituaries
Medford Mail Tribune 02/23/2015 – Current Recent Obituaries
Molalla Molalla Pioneer 01/29/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Monmouth Christian Messenger 03/01/1873 – 08/25/1876 Newspaper Archives
Newberg Newberg Graphic 06/26/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Ontario Argus Observer 01/07/1999 – Current Recent Obituaries
Oregon City Oregon Spectator 02/10/1848 – 05/12/1854 Newspaper Archives
Oregon City Oregon Statesman 01/06/1852 – 02/26/1853 Newspaper Archives
Pendleton East Oregonian 07/11/2002 – Current Recent Obituaries
Portland Bee 07/31/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Portland Boom! Boomers & Beyond 01/29/2009 – 08/21/2012 Recent Obituaries
Portland Catholic Sentinel 09/21/1876 – 09/21/1876 Newspaper Archives
Portland Daily Oregon Herald 02/12/1871 – 10/09/1872 Newspaper Archives
Portland Democratic Standard 08/30/1854 – 02/16/1859 Newspaper Archives
Portland Liberator 03/07/1903 – 05/30/1903 Newspaper Archives
Portland Oregon Journal 03/11/1902 – 01/24/1973 Newspaper Archives
Portland Oregon Weekly Times 12/25/1852 – 03/03/1860 Newspaper Archives
Portland Oregonian 01/03/1988 – Current Recent Obituaries
Portland Oregonian 02/04/1861 – 12/31/1987 Newspaper Archives
Portland Oregonian, The: Web Edition Articles 10/16/2012 – Current Recent Obituaries
Portland Portland New Age 01/27/1900 – 03/30/1907 Newspaper Archives
Portland Portland Tribune 01/02/2003 – Current Recent Obituaries
Portland Weekly Oregonian 12/04/1850 – 11/15/1862 Newspaper Archives
Prineville Central Oregonian 02/05/2001 – Current Recent Obituaries
Redmond Redmond Spokesman 01/16/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Roseburg News-Review 08/16/2012 – Current Recent Obituaries
Salem Capital Press 07/03/2003 – Current Recent Obituaries
Salem Weekly Mercury 01/21/1876 – 03/26/1878 Newspaper Archives
Sandy Sandy Post 10/24/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Scappoose South County Spotlight 09/30/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Seaside Seaside Signal 03/25/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Sherwood Sherwood Gazette 02/01/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
St. Benedict St. Josephs-Blatt 01/03/1938 – 01/03/1938 Newspaper Archives
The Dalles Dalles Chronicle 03/01/2005 – Current Recent Obituaries
Tigard Regal Courier 10/29/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Tigard Tigard-Tualatin-Sherwood Times 07/05/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Wilsonville Wilsonville Spokesman 06/26/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Woodburn Woodburn Independent 06/26/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries

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