Wyoming Archives: 31 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from Wyoming, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online WY newspaper archives: 31 titles to help you search your family history in the “Equality State,” providing coverage from 1867 to Today. There are millions of articles and records in our online Wyoming newspaper archives!

Photo: the John Moulton Barn at the base of the Grand Tetons, Wyoming
Photo: the John Moulton Barn at the base of the Grand Tetons, Wyoming. Credit: Jon Sullivan; Wikimedia Commons.

Dig deep into our online archives and search for articles about your ancestors from Wyoming in these newspapers. Our WY newspapers are divided into two collections, each with their own search page:

  • Newspaper Archives (complete paper with all articles, including historical obituaries, with a number of very rare single-issue newspapers – many of them are the only known issues of the paper)
  • Obituaries (including both historical and recent obituaries, if obits are specifically what you are searching for)

Search Wyoming Newspaper Archives (1867 – 1945)

Search Wyoming Obituaries (1997 – Today)

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

Here is the 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.

CityTitleYears of CoverageIssues AvailableCollection
CasperStar-Tribune11/26/2002 – CurrentObituaries
CasperWyoming Energy Journal08/16/2012 – CurrentObituaries
CasperCasper Journal01/15/2016 – 04/23/2018Obituaries
CasperWyoFile09/28/2010 – CurrentObituaries
CheyenneWyoming Tribune-Eagle10/01/1997 – CurrentObituaries
CheyenneCheyenne Argus11/14/1867 – 11/14/18671Newspaper Archives
CheyenneCheyenne Daily Argus04/02/1868 – 04/05/18682Newspaper Archives
CheyenneCheyenne Daily Leader04/03/1868 – 05/09/18763Newspaper Archives
CheyenneCheyenne Weekly Leader08/05/1876 – 08/05/18761Newspaper Archives
CheyenneCommercial Record04/04/1868 – 04/11/18682Newspaper Archives
CheyenneWyoming Commonwealth07/20/1890 – 11/14/189158Newspaper Archives
CheyenneWyoming State Tribune01/01/1917 – 12/31/19211575Newspaper Archives
CheyenneWyoming Business Report07/26/2012 – CurrentObituaries
CheyenneCheyenne Daily Sun04/18/1876 – 09/17/18763Newspaper Archives
CheyenneCheyenne Post06/06/2019 – CurrentObituaries
CheyenneCheyenne Daily Leader09/17/1870 – 12/11/18815614Newspaper Archives
CodyYellowstone Gate03/05/2012 – 06/15/2017Obituaries
EvanstonEvanston Age10/03/1876 – 10/03/18761Newspaper Archives
Heart MountainHeart Mountain Sentinel08/25/1942 – 11/02/1945468Newspaper Archives
LaramieLaramie Boomerang02/09/2007 – CurrentObituaries
LaramieDaily Boomerang08/29/1883 – 06/30/1890150Newspaper Archives
LaramieFrontier Index04/14/1868 – 04/14/18681Newspaper Archives
LaramieLaramie Daily Sentinel10/21/1876 – 10/21/18761Newspaper Archives
LaramieLaramie News02/01/1876 – 03/01/18762Newspaper Archives
LaramieLaramie Weekly Sentinel05/15/1876 – 05/15/18761Newspaper Archives
RawlinsRawlins Daily Times04/01/2015 – CurrentObituaries
RawlinsCarbon County Journal09/04/1886 – 05/11/18893Newspaper Archives
RivertonRiverton Ranger04/03/2011 – CurrentObituaries
Rock SpringsRocket-Miner04/14/2016 – CurrentObituaries
WorlandNorthern Wyoming News01/03/2006 – CurrentObituaries
WorlandNorthern Wyoming News: Web Edition Articles06/24/2015 – CurrentObituaries

*Date Ranges may have selected coverage unavailable.

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