Washington Online Historical Newspapers

Washington Online Historical Newspapers

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County & City
Name of Newspaper
Years Covered
Cost
Resource
Adams - Ritzville Adams County News 1898 - 1906 Free Library of Congress
Adams - RitzvilleAdams County News1898 - 1906$Newspapers.com
Adams - RitzvilleWashington State Journal1907FreeLibrary of Congress
Adams - RitzvilleWashington State Journal1906 - 1907$Newspapers.com
Adams - Ritzville Washington State Journal and Adams
County News
1906 - 1907 Free Library of Congress
Benton - Kennewick Columbia Courier 1903 - 1905 Free Library of Congress
Benton - Kennewick Kennewick Courier 1905 - 1914 Free Library of Congress
Benton - KennewickKennewick - Courier1903 - 1909
1911 - 1914
$Newspapers.com
Chelan - CashmereCashmere Valley Record1929$Newspapers.com
Chelan - Leavenworth
Leavenworth Echo
1904 - 1922
Free
Library of Congress
Chelan - LeavenworthLeavenworth Echo1904 - 1922$Newspapers.com
Chelan - Wenatchee Wenatchee Daily World 1905 - 1910 Free Library of Congress
Chelan - WenatcheeWenatchee Daily World1905 - 1910$Newspapers.com
Clallam - Port AngelesDaily News1974 - 1977$Newspapers.com
Clallam - Port AngelesDaily News of Port Angeles1972$Newspapers.com
Clallam - Port AngelesPort Angeles Evening News1956 - 1972
1976
$Newspapers.com
Clark - Vancouver Vancouver Independent 1875 - 1884 Free Library of Congress
Clark - VancouverVancouver Independent1875 - 1884$Newspapers.com
Clark - Vancouver
Vancouver Register
1865 - 1869
Free
Washington Secretary of State
Franklin - Pasco
Tri-City Herald
1948 - 1960
1964 - 1965
1967 - 1972
1974 - 1977
$
Ancestry
Franklin - PascoTri-City Herald1947 - 1948$GenealogyBank
Grays Harbor - Aberdeen Aberdeen Herald 1886 - 1917 Free Library of Congress
Grays Harbor - AberdeenAberdeen Herald1890 - 1917$Newspapers.com
Island - LangleyUnited Purity News1929$Newspapers.com
Jefferson - Port Townsend
Port Townsend Morning Leader
1903 - 1910
Free University of Washington Libraries Digital
Collection
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choose title from list to search
Jefferson - Port Townsend Puget Sound Argus
1882 - 1883
Free
Washington Secretary of State
Jefferson - Port TownsendPuget Sound Weekly Argus1870 - 1883$GenealogyBank
Jefferson - Port Townsend Puget Sound Weekly Argus 1876 - 1882
Free Washington Secretary of State
Jefferson - Port Townsend Weekly Argus 1870 - 1875
Free Washington Secretary of State
King - Bothell
University of Washington (Bothell)
Commons

1995 - 1997
Free
University of Washington Student
Newspapers Archive

King - Seattle
Cayton's Monthly
1921
Free
Library of Congress
King - SeattleCayton's Monthly1921$Newspapers.com
King - Seattle
Cayton's Weekly
1917 - 1921
Free
Library of Congress
King - SeattleCayton's Weekly1917 - 1921$Newspapers.com
King - Seattle
Daily Republican
1896
Free
Library of Congress
King - SeattleDaily Republican1896$Newspapers.com
King - SeattleDaily Intelligencer1876 - 1881FreeLibrary of Congress
King - Seattle
Hokubei Jiji
(Japanese)
1916 - 1918
$
GenealogyBank
King - SeattlePuget Sound Dispatch1871 - 1880FreeWashington Secretary of State
King - Seattle
Puget Sound Semi-Weekly
1866
Free Washington Secretary of State
King - Seattle Puget Sound Weekly
1866 - 1867
Free Washington Secretary of State
King - Seattle
Puget Sound Weekly Gazette
1867
Free Washington Secretary of State
King - Seattle
Ranch
1902 - 1914
Free
Library of Congress
King - SeattleRanch1902 - 1902
1913
$Newspapers.com
King - Seattle
Republican
1896 - 1898
Free
Library of Congress
King - SeattleSeattle Daily Post-Intelligencer1882 - 1889FreeLibrary of Congress
King - Seattle
Seattle Daily Times
1895 - 1984
$
GenealogyBank
King - Seattle
Seattle Gazette
1863 - 1864
Free Washington Secretary of State
King - SeattleSeattle Post-Intelligencer1888 - 1900FreeLibrary of Congress
King - Seattle
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
1986 - 1999
Free Seattle Post-Intelligencer
(link currently broken; awaiting updated info from website)
King - SeattleSeattle Republican1900$GenealogyBank
King - Seattle
Seattle Republican
1900 - 1913
Free
Library of Congress
King - SeattleSeattle Republican1896
1898
1900 - 1913
$Newspapers.com
King - Seattle
Seattle Star
1899 - 1922
Free
Library of Congress
King - SeattleSeattle Star1899 - 1922$Newspapers.com
King - Seattle
Seattle Times
1990 - present
Free Seattle Times
King - Seattle
Seattle Weekly Gazette
1864 - 1866
Free Washington Secretary of State
King - Seattle University of Washington (Seattle) Daily
1967 - 1968
Free University of Washington Student
Newspapers Archive
King - Seattle
Washington Gazette
1863 Free Washington Secretary of State
King - SeattleWorld1899$GenealogyBank
Kittitas - EllensburgDawn1894 - 1898FreeLibrary of Congress
Kittitas - Ellensburg
Ellensburg Daily Record
1854 - 2005
Free Google News Archive
Kittitas - EllensburgEllensburg Dawn1898 - 1913FreeLibrary of Congress
Kittitas - EllensburgEllensburg Dawn1894
1898 - 1899
1901 - 1913
$Newspapers.com
Kittitas - EllensburgReformer's Dawn1893 - 1894FreeLibrary of Congress
Kittitas - EllensburgWeekly Dawn1894 - 1895FreeLibrary of Congress
Klickitat - GoldendaleGoldendale Sentinel1918
1920
1925
1928
1930
1935
1938
1940
1945
1948
1950
1958 - 1960
1965
1972
2003 - 2004
2008 - 2016
FreeNewspaper Archive of The Goldendale
Sentinel
Lewis - Centralia
Centralia Chronicle
1890
1901
$
Ancestry
Lewis - Centralia
Centralia Chronicle
1889 - 1902
1890 - 1908
$
NewspaperArchive
Lewis - Centralia Centralia Chronicle Advertiser
1935 - 1937
$
Ancestry
Lewis - Centralia Centralia Chronicle Advertiser
1935 - 1937
$ NewspaperArchive
Lewis - Centralia
Centralia Daily Chronicle
1908 - 1941
1919
$
NewspaperArchive
Lewis - Centralia Centralia Daily
Chronicle-Examiner

1913 - 1915
$
NewspaperArchive
Lewis - Centralia Centralia News Examiner
1904 - 1916
$
NewspaperArchive
Lewis - Centralia Centralia Weekly Chronicle
1910 - 1912
$
NewspaperArchive
Lewis - Centralia
Daily Centralia
Chronicle-Examiner

1913
$
NewspaperArchive
Lewis - Centralia Daily Chronicle
1941 - 1947
1950 - 1977
$
Ancestry
Lewis - Centralia
Daily Chronicle
1941 - 1977
$
NewspaperArchive
Lewis - CentraliaDaily Chronicle1890 - 1899
1902
1907
1940 - 1947
1950 - 1977
$Newspapers.com
Lewis - Chehalis
Chehalis Bee-Nugget
1921 - 1938
$
Ancestry
Lewis - ChehalisChehalis Bee-Nugget1921 - 1938$Newspapers.com
Mason - Allyn
Allyn Times
1889 - 1891
Free
Google News Archive
Mason - Belfair
Belfair Herald
2008 - 2009
$ NewspaperArchive
Mason - SheltonMason County Journal1889 - 1901FreeLibrary of Congress
Okanogan - OrovilleOroville Weekly Gazette1909 - 1922FreeLibrary of Congress
Pend Oreille - Newport Newport Miner 1907 - 1912 Free Library of Congress
Pend Oreille - NewportNewport Miner1907 - 1912$Newspapers.com
Pierce - Steilacoom
Puget Sound Courier
1855 - 1856
Free Washington Secretary of State
Pierce - SteilacoomPuget Sound Express1874 - 1880$GenealogyBank
Pierce - Steilacoom Puget Sound Herald
1858 - 1864
Free Washington Secretary of State
Pierce - Steilacoom Truth Teller
1858
Freed Washington Secretary of State
Pierce - TacomaTacoma Daily Ledger1904 - 1919$GenealogyBank
Pierce - Tacoma
Tacoma Daily News
1889 - 1909
$
GenealogyBank
Pierce - Tacoma
Tacoma Times
1903 - 1918
Free
Library of Congress
Pierce - TacomaTacoma Times1903 - 1904
1907
1909 - 1918
$Newspapers.com
Pierce - TacomaTacoma Tribune1918$GenealogyBank
Pierce - Tacoma
University of Washington
(Tacoma) Independent

1993 - 1996
Free University of Washington Student
Newspapers Archive

Pierce - Tacoma University of Washington (Tacoma)
Ledger

1996 - 2005
Free
University of Washington Student
Newspapers Archive

San Juan - Friday Harbor
Islander
1891 - 1898
Free
Library of Congress
San Juan - Friday HarborIslander1891
1894 - 1898
$Newspapers.com
San Juan - Friday Harbor
San Juan Islander
1898 - 1914
Free
Library of Congress
San Juan - Friday HarborSan Juan Islander1898 - 1914$Newspapers.com
Skagit - AnacortesNorthwest Enterprise1882 - 1886FreeLibrary of Congress
Skagit - Edison
Industrial Freedom
1898 - 1901
Free
Library of Congress
Skagit - EdisonIndustrial Freedom1898 - 1901$Newspapers.com
Skagit - La Conner Puget Sound Mail
1879 - 1884
Free
Washington Secretary of State
Snohomish - Arlington
Arlington Times
1945
1954
1957 - 1958
1960
1962
1975
1982
1994
2002 - 2009
Free
Google News Archive
(SmallTownPapers)
Snohomish - Arlington
Arlington Times
2005 - 2009
$ NewspaperArchive
Snohomish - Everett
Co-operative News
1917 - 1918
Free
Library of Congress
Snohomish - EverettCo-operative News1917 - 1918$Newspapers.com
Snohomish - Everett
Commonwealth
1911 - 1914
Free
Library of Congress
Snohomish - EverettCommonwealth1911 - 1914$Newspapers.com
Snohomish - EverettLabor Journal1909 - 1922FreeLibrary of Congress
Snohomish - EverettLabor Journal1909 - 1922$Newspapers.com
Snohomish - Everett
Northwest Worker
1915 - 1917
Free
Library of Congress
Snohomish - EverettNorthwest Worker1915 - 1917$Newspapers.com
Snohomish - Everett
Washington Socialist
1914 - 1915
Free
Library of Congress
Snohomish - EverettWashington Socialist1914 - 1915$Newspapers.com
Snohomish - Snohomish
Northern Star
1876 - 1879
Free Washington Secretary of State
Spokane - Spokane Spokane Daily Chronicle
1884 - 1930
Free
Google News Archive
Spokane - Spokane
Spokane Falls Review
1883 - 1890
Free Washington Secretary of State
Spokane - SpokaneSpokane Press1902 - 1910FreeLibrary of Congress
Spokane - SpokaneSpokane Press1902 - 1910$Newspapers.com
Spokane - Spokane
Spokane Times
1879 - 1882
Free Washington Secretary of State
Spokane - Spokane
Spokesman-Review 1893 - 2007
Free
Google News Archive
Spokane - Spokane
Washington Farmer
1914
Free Library of Congress
Spokane - SpokaneWashington Farmer1914$Newspapers.com
Stevens - Colville
Colville Examiner
1907 - 1922
Free
Library of Congress
Stevens - ColvilleColville Examiner1907 - 1908
1910 - 1922
$Newspapers.com
Thurston - Olympia
Columbian
1852 - 1853
Free
Washington Secretary of State
Thurston - OlympiaEcho1876FreeGenealogyBank
Thurston - Olympia
Morning Olympian
1891 - 1952
$
GenealogyBank
Thurston - OlympiaOlympia Daily Recorder1902 - 1923$GenealogyBank
Thurston - Olympia Pioneer and Democrat
1854 - 1861
Free
Washington Secretary of State
Thurston - Olympia
Washington Pioneer
1853 - 1854
Free
Washington Secretary of State
Thurston - OlympiaWashington Standard1860 - 1921FreeLibrary of Congress
Wahkiakum - Cathlamet
Cathlamet Wahkiakum County Eagle
2008 $
NewspaperArchive
Walla Walla - Walla Walla Evening Statesman 1903 - 1910 Free Library of Congress
Walla Walla - Walla WallaEvening Statesman1903 - 1910$Newspapers.com
Walla Walla - Walla Walla
Walla Walla Statesman
1864 - 1884
Free
Washington Secretary of State
Walla Walla - Walla Walla
Walla Walla Union Bulletin
1869
1945 - 1954
1956 - 1957
1965 - 1971
1973 - 1974
1977
$
Ancestry
Walla Walla - Walla Walla
Walla Wallop
1944 - 1946
Free
Port of Walla Walla
Walla Walla - Walla Walla
Washington Stateman
1861 - 1864
Free
Washington Secretary of State
Whatcom - Bellingham
Bellingham Herald
1903 - 1952
$
GenealogyBank
Whatcom - BellinghamBellingham Reveille1905$GenealogyBank
Whatcom - Lynden Lynden Pioneer Press
1888 - 1890
Free Washington Secretary of State
Whatcom - Lynden Lynden Tribune 1908 - 1922 Free Library of Congress
Whatcom - LyndenLynden Tribune1908
1910 - 1922
$Newspapers.com
Whitman - Colfax
Colfax Gazette
1900 - 1912
Free
Library of Congress
Whitman - ColfaxColfax Gazette1900 - 1912$Newspapers.com
Whitman - Palouse
Boomerang! 2005 - 2009
$
NewspaperArchive
Whitman - Pullman
Pullman Herald
1888 - 1922
Free
Library of Congress
Whitman - PullmanPullman Herald1888 - 1891
1893 - 1922
$Newspapers.com
Yakima - Yakima (North Yakima)
Ranch
1894 Free
Library of Congress
Yakima - Yakima (North Yakima)Ranch1894$Newspapers.com
Yakima - Yakima (North Yakima)
Ranche and Range
1897 - 1902
Free
Library of Congress
Yakima - Yakima (North Yakima)Ranche and Range1897 - 1902$Newspapers.com
Yakima - Yakima
Yakima Herald 1889 - 1912
Free
Library of Congress
Yakima - YakimaYakima Herald1893 - 1912$Newspapers.com
Yakima - Yakima
Yakima Herald
1889 - 1892
Free
Washington Secretary of State






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