Wyoming Archives: 20 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from Wyoming, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online WY newspaper archives: 20 titles to help you search your family history in the “Equality State,” providing coverage from 1867 to Today. There are more than 300,000 articles and records in our online Wyoming newspaper archives!

Photo: Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge sunset on the Green River, Wyoming
Photo: Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge sunset on the Green River, Wyoming. Credit: USFWS Mountain-Prairie; Wikimedia Commons.

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

Search Wyoming Newspaper Archives (1867 – 1945)

Search Wyoming Recent Obituaries (1997 – Current)

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

Here is a complete list of Wyoming 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 WY newspaper titles are listed alphabetically by city.

City Title Date Range* Collection
Casper Star-Tribune 11/26/2002 – Current Recent Obituaries
Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle 10/01/1997 – Current Recent Obituaries
Cheyenne Wyoming State Tribune 01/01/1917 – 12/31/1921 Newspaper Archives
Cheyenne Wyoming Commonwealth 07/20/1890 – 11/14/1891 Newspaper Archives
Cheyenne Commercial Record 04/04/1868 – 04/11/1868 Newspaper Archives
Cheyenne Cheyenne Weekly Leader 08/05/1876 – 08/05/1876 Newspaper Archives
Cheyenne Cheyenne Daily Leader 04/03/1868 – 05/09/1876 Newspaper Archives
Cheyenne Cheyenne Daily Argus 04/02/1868 – 04/05/1868 Newspaper Archives
Cheyenne Cheyenne Argus 11/14/1867 – 11/14/1867 Newspaper Archives
Evanston Evanston Age 10/03/1876 – 10/03/1876 Newspaper Archives
Heart Mountain Heart Mountain Sentinel 08/25/1942 – 11/02/1945 Newspaper Archives
Laramie Laramie News 02/01/1876 – 03/01/1876 Newspaper Archives
Laramie Laramie Daily Sentinel 10/21/1876 – 10/21/1876 Newspaper Archives
Laramie Laramie Boomerang 02/09/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Laramie Frontier Index 04/14/1868 – 04/14/1868 Newspaper Archives
Laramie Daily Boomerang 01/02/1890 – 06/30/1890 Newspaper Archives
Rawlins Rawlins Daily Times 04/01/2015 – Current Recent Obituaries
Riverton Riverton Ranger 04/03/2011 – Current Recent Obituaries
Rock Springs Rocket-Miner 04/14/2016 – Current Recent Obituaries
Worland Northern Wyoming Daily News 01/03/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries

*Date Ranges may have selected coverage unavailable.

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