Oregon Online Historical Newspapers

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**This title may not contain every year and/or volume in the date range shown.

County & City
Name of Newspaper
Years Covered
Cost
Resource
Baker - Halfway Hells Canyon Journal 2005 - 2009 Free Google News Archive
(SmallTownPapers)
Baker - Halfway Hells Canyon Journal 1985 - 1986
1996 - 1998
2009 - 2013
Free SmallTownPapers
Baker - Richland Eagle Valley News 1914 - 1919 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Baker - Sumpter Sumpter Miner 1899 - 1905 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Baker - Sumpter Sumpter Miner 1899 - 1905 Free Library of Congress
Clackamas - Oregon CityEnterprise1888 - 1891FreeHistoric Oregon Newspapers
Clackamas - Oregon City Oregon Argus 1859 Free* Gale's 19th Century
U.S. Newspaper Collection*
Clackamas - Oregon CityOregon City Courier1897 - 1898
1902 - 1904
FreeHistoric Oregon Newspapers
Clackamas - Oregon CityOregon City Courier-Herald1898 - 1902FreeHistoric Oregon Newspapers
Clackamas - Oregon CityOregon City Enterprise1866 - 1868
1871 - 1887
1891 - 1893
FreeHistoric Oregon Newspapers
Clackamas - Oregon City Oregon Free Press 1848 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Clackamas - Oregon City Oregon Spectator 1846 - 1855 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Clackamas - Oregon CityWeekly Enterprise1868 - 1871FreeHistoric Oregon Newspapers
Clatsop - Astoria Daily Astorian 1876 - 1883 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Clatsop - Astoria Daily Astorian 1876 - 1883 Free Library of Congress
Clatsop - Astoria Daily Morning Astorian 1883 - 1890 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Clatsop - Astoria Daily Morning Astorian 1883 - 1890 Free Library of Congress
Clatsop - Astoria Tri-Weekly Astorian 1873 - 1874 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Clatsop - Astoria Tri-Weekly Astorian 1873 - 1874 Free Library of Congress
Columbia - Clatskanie Clatskanie Chief 1948 - 1953
2000 - 2003
2005 - 2009
Free Google News Archive
(SmallTownPapers)
Columbia - Clatskanie Clatskanie Chief 1948 - 1949
2000
2009 - 2012
current issue
Free SmallTownPapers 
Columbia - Houlton Columbia Register 1904 - 1906 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Columbia - Rainier Rainier Review 1905 - 1906
1909
1916 - 1973
1975 - 1979
Free City of Rainier
Columbia - St. Helens Columbian 1882 - 1886 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Columbia - St. Helens St. Helens Mist 1914 - 1921 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Columbia - St. Helens St. Helens Mist 1914 - 1921 Free Library of Congress
Coos - Bandon Bandon Recorder 1890 - 1905
1915 - 1916
Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Coos - Bandon Semi-Weekly Bandon Recorder 1913 - 1915 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Coos - Coquille  Coquille Valley Sentinel 1936 - 1940
1971
1973
2006 - 2009
Free Google News Archive
(SmallTownPapers)
Coos - Coquille Coquille Valley Sentinel 1970 - 1973
1999 - 2001
2003
2009 - 2013
Free SmallTownPapers 
Coos - Marshfield
(now Coos Bay)
Coast Mail 1879 - 1902 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Coos - Marshfield
(now Coos Bay)
Coos Bay Times 1907 - 1916 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Coos - Marshfield
(now Coos Bay)
Daily Coast Mail 1902 - 1904 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Coos - Marshfield
(now Coos Bay)
Weekly Coast Mail 1902 - 1904 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Crook - Madras Madras Pioneer 1904 - 1912 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Deschutes - Bend Bend Bulletin 1903 - 1913
1916 - 1963
Free  Google News Archive
Deschutes - Bend Bend Bulletin 1903 - 1922 Free  Historic Oregon Newspapers
Deschutes - Bend Bulletin 1963 - 1994 Free Google News Archive
Douglas - Roseburg Plaindealer 1895 - 1905 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Douglas - Scottsburg Umpqua Gazette 1855 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Douglas - Scottsburg Umpqua Weekly Gazette 1854 - 1855 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Gilliam - Condon Condon Globe-Times
(mixed with the Globe-Times-Journal family)
1974
Free Google News Archive
(SmallTownPapers)
Gilliam - Condon Condon Globe-Times
(mixed with the Globe-Times-Journal family)
1939 - 1940
1951
1966
1974
Free SmallTownPapers
Gilliam - Condon Times-Journal
(mixed with the Globe-Times-Journal family)
 2003 - 2004 Free  Google News Archive
(SmallTownPapers)
Gilliam - Condon Times-Journal
(mixed with the Globe-Times-Journal family)
2003 - 2004
2009 - 2013
Free SmallTownPapers
Grant - Canyon City Grant County News 1879 - 1908 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Harney - Burns Times-Herald 1906 - 1920 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Harney - Burns Times-Herald 1906 - 1920 Free Library of Congress
Jackson - Ashland Ashland Daily Tidings 1919 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Jackson - Ashland   Ashland Tidings  1912 - 1919 Free   Historic Oregon Newspapers
Jackson - Ashland Ashland Tidings 1912 - 1915 Free
Library of Congress
Jackson - Ashland Ashland Weekly Tidings 1919 - 1922 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Jackson - Ashland
(Ashland High School)
Rogue1929 - 1973FreeHistoric Oregon Newspapers
Jackson - Jacksonville Oregon Sentinel 1858 - 1888 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Jackson - Jacksonville Table Rock Sentinel 1856 - 1858 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Jackson - Medford Medford Mail Tribune 1909 - 1916 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Jackson - Medford Medford Mail Tribune 1907 - 1916 Free Library of Congress
Josephine - Grants Pass Rogue River Courier 1900 - 1918 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Josephine - Grants Pass Rogue River Courier 1900 - 1918 Free Library of Congress
Klamath - Klamath Falls Evening Herald 1908 - 1922 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Klamath - Klamath Falls Evening Herald 1908 - 1922 Free Library of Congress
Lake - Lakeview Lake County Examiner 1900 - 1914 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Lake - Lakeview State Line Herald 1879 - 1880 $ GenealogyBank
Lane - Cottage Grove Bohemia Nugget 1899 - 1907 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Lane - Eugene Broad-Axe 1895 - 1900 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Lane - Eugene Broad-Axe Tribune 1894 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Lane - Eugene Daily Eugene Guard
(mixed with other papers of the Guard-Register family)
1899 - 1903 Free Google News Archive
Lane - Eugene Eugene City Guard
(mixed with other papers of the Guard-Register family)
1870 - 1899 Free Google News Archive
Lane - Eugene Eugene Daily Guard
(mixed with other papers of the Guard-Register family)
1905 - 1924 Free Google News Archive
Lane - Eugene Eugene Register-Guard
(mixed with other papers of the Guard-Register family)
1970 - 1971
1980 - 1983
Free Google News Archive
Lane - Eugene Eugene Weekly Guard
(mixed with other papers of the Guard-Register family)
1901 - 1903
1907 - 1911
Free Google News Archive
Lane - Eugene Guard
(mixed with other papers of the Guard-Register family)
1867 - 1870 Free Google News Archive
Lane - Eugene Oregon Daily Emerald
(University of Oregon)
2007 - present Free University of Oregon Libraries
Lane - Eugene Oregon State Journal 1864 - 1880 $ GenealogyBank
Lane - Eugene Register-Guard
(mixed with other papers of the Guard-Register family)
1983 - 2008 Free Google News Archive
Lane - Eugene State Republican 1862 Free* Gale's 19th Century
U.S. Newspaper Collection*
Lane - Eugene State Republican 1862 - 1863 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Lane - Eugene Twice-A-Week Guard
(mixed with other papers of the Guard-Register family)
1912 - 1913 Free Google News Archive
Lane - Eugene Weekly Eugene Guard
(mixed with other papers of the Guard-Register family)
1899 - 1903 Free Google News Archive
Lane - Springfield Lane County News 1915 - 1916 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Lane - Springfield Springfield News 1907
1916 - 1922
Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Lincoln - Toledo Lincoln County Leader 1893 - 1922 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Lincoln - Toledo Lincoln County Leader 1893 - 1922 Free Library of Congress
Linn - Brownsville Times 1975 - 1979
2009 - 2013
Free SmallTownPapers
Linn - Sweet Home New Era 1941
1950
1960
2003 - 2004
2009 - 2013
Free SmallTownPapers
Malheur - Ontario Ontario Argus 1909 - 1922 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Malheur - Ontario Ontario Argus 1909 - 1922 Free Library of Congress
Malheur - Vale Malheur Enterprise 1909 - 1922 Free  Historic Oregon Newspapers
Marion - Salem Capital Journal 1893 - 1895 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Marion - Salem Capital Journal 1893 - 1895 Free Library of Congress
Marion - Salem Daily Capital Journal 1896 - 1899
1903 - 1916
Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Marion - Salem Daily Capital Journal 1896 - 1899
1903 - 1916
Free Library of Congress
Marion - Salem Daily Journal 1899 - 1903 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Marion - Salem Daily Journal 1899 - 1903 Free Library of Congress
Marion - Salem Evening Capital Journal 1888 - 1893 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Marion - Salem Evening Capital Journal 1888 - 1893 Free Library of Congress
Marion - Salem Oregon Statesman 1858 Free* Gale's 19th Century
U.S. Newspaper Collection*
Marion - Salem Willamette Farmer 1869 - 1887 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers 
Morrow - Boardman Boardman Enterprise 1982 - 1983
1985
Free Google News Archive
(SmallTownPapers) 
Morrow - Heppner Heppner Gazette-Times 1930 - 1931
1935 - 1936
1942
1944
1950 - 1952
1956
1959
1961
1963
1965 - 1966
1971
1977
1980
1982
1986 - 1988
1992
1995 - 1996
2003
2005 - 2009
Free Google News Archive
(SmallTownPapers)
Morrow - Heppner Heppner Gazette-Times 1968
1972
1999
2009 - 2013
Free SmallTownPapers
Morrow - McKenzie Bridge McKenzie River Reflections 1978 - 1980
1984
1988
1992
1994 - 1999
2005 - 2009
Free Google News Archive
(SmallTownPapers)
Morrow - McKenzie Bridge McKenzie River Reflections 1985 - 1987
1989
2001 - 2005
2009 - 2013
Free SmallTownPapers
Multnomah - Portland Daily Oregon Herald 1871 - 1872 $ GenealogyBank
Multnomah - Portland Daily Oregonian 1869
1875
$ Ancestry
Multnomah - Portland Daily Oregonian 1869
1875
$ NewspaperArchive
Multnomah - Portland Daily Oregonian 1869
1875
$ Newspapers.com
Multnomah - Portland Democratic Standard 1854 - 1859 $ GenealogyBank
Multnomah - Portland Liberator 1903 $ GenealogyBank
Multnomah - Portland Morning Oregonian 1861 - 1890 $ Ancestry
Multnomah - Portland Morning Oregonian 1862 - 1899 Free*
Gale's 19th Century
U.S. Newspaper Collection*
Multnomah - Portland Morning Oregonian 1878 - 1922 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers 
Multnomah - Portland Morning Oregonian 1861 - 1890 $ NewspaperArchive
Multnomah - Portland Morning Oregonian 1861 - 1890 $ Newspapers.com
Multnomah - Portland New Age 1900 $ GenealogyBank
Multnomah - Portland New Age 1899 - 1905 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Multnomah - Portland New Northwest 1871 - 1881 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Multnomah - Portland New Northwest 1871 - 1881 Free Library of Congress
Multnomah - Portland Oregon Daily Journal 1904 - 1907 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Multnomah - Portland Oregonian 1851 - 1854 $ Ancestry
Multnomah - Portland Oregonian 1861 - 1987** $ GenealogyBank
Multnomah - Portland Oregonian 1850 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers 
Multnomah - Portland Oregonian 1850 - 1854 $ NewspaperArchive
Multnomah - Portland Portland New Age
(African-American)
1900 - 1907 $ GenealogyBank
Multnomah - Portland Portland New Age
(African-American)
1906 - 1907 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers 
Multnomah - Portland Sunday Oregonian 1895 - 1922 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers 
Multnomah - Portland Voice of the People 1913 - 1914 Free Library of Congress
Multnomah - Portland Weekly Oregonian 1854 - 1862 $ Ancestry
Multnomah - Portland Weekly Oregonian 1850 - 1862 $ GenealogyBank
Multnomah - Portland Weekly Oregonian 1854 - 1962 $ NewspaperArchive
Multnomah - Portland Weekly Oregonian 1851
1853 - 1862
$ Newspapers.com
Multnomah - Portland Weekly World 1886 Free* Gale's 19th Century
U.S. Newspaper Collection* 
Multnomah - St. Johns
(Portland)
St. Johns Review 1904 - 1922 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers 
Multnomah - St. Johns
(Portland)
St. Johns Review 1904 - 1922 Free Library of Congress
Tillamook - Tillamook Tillamook Herald 1913 - 1922 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers 
Umatilla - Pendleton East Oregonian 1877 - 1881
1888 - 1914
Free Historic Oregon Newspapers 
Umatilla - PendletonEast Oregonian1904 - 1914FreeLibrary of Congress
Umatilla - Pendleton Pendleton Record 2005 - 2009 Free Google News Archive
(SmallTownPapers) 
Umatilla - Pendleton Pendleton Record 1971 - 1972
1982 - 1984
2009 - 2013
Free SmallTownPapers
Union - Joseph Wallowa Chieftain 1902 - 1909 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Union - Joseph Wallowa Chieftain 1902 - 1909 Free Library of Congress
Union - Union Oregon Scout 1884 - 1891 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Wallowa - Enterprise Enterprise News-Record 1910 - 1911 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Wallowa - Enterprise Enterprise News-Record 1910 - 1911 Free Library of Congress
Wallowa - Enterprise News-Record 1907 - 1910 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Wallowa - Enterprise News-Record 1907 - 1910 Free Library of Congress
Wallowa - Enterprise Wallowa County Chieftain 1909 - 1910 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Wallowa - Enterprise Wallowa County Chieftain 1909 - 1910 Free Library of Congress
Wasco - The Dalles Daily Mountaineer 1864 - 1866 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Wasco - The Dalles Dalles Daily Chronicle 1899 - 1921 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Wasco - The Dalles Dalles Weekly Chronicle 1890 - 1898 Free Historic Oregon Newspapers
Wasco - The Dalles Weekly Mountaineer 1860 Free* Gale's 19th Century
U.S. Newspaper Collection*
Washington - Forest Grove Pacific University Index 1974 - 1981
2006 - 2007
Free Google News Archive
(SmallTownPapers)
Washington - Forest Grove Pacific University Index current issue
(historical archives coming soon)
Free SmallTownPapers
Yamhill - Dayton Dayton Tribune 1970 - 1973
1975 - 1976
1979
2003 - 2006
Free Google News Archive
(SmallTownPapers)
Yamhill - Dayton Dayton Tribune 1977 - 1978
1980
current issue
Free SmallTownPapers
Yamhill - Sheridan Sheridan Sun
(mixed with the Sun in these archives)
1953
1963 - 1964
1966 
Free SmallTownPapers
Yamhill - Sheridan Sun
(mixed with the Sheridan Sun in these archives)
1991
2009 - 2013
Free SmallTownPapers





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