Local Newspapers

Many local newspapers are available for use online, with some issues available in the reading room. 

The following links provide access to several incomplete runs of digitized newspapers. Other past editions are in the process of being digitized or available from the current newspaper.

The BYU-Idaho Family History Center (2nd floor, east wing of the MCK) houses these physical copies on microfilm of past editions of Idaho newspapers. 

Ashton The Ashton Herald 8 Jan 1942-27 June 1984
Ashton Herald 1956 and 1906
Blackfoot The Idaho Register 10 July 1880-31 July 1886
The Idaho News 11 Jun 1880-31 July 1886
(changed to)
The Blackfoot News 7 Nov 1891-1 Jan 1902
Idaho City Boise News 29 Sept 1863-11 Nov 1864
(changed to)
The Idaho World 12 Nov 1864-1 Nov 1918
Boise The Idaho Tri-weekly Statesman  26 July 1864-31 Dec 1887
(changed to)
Idaho Daily Statesman  10 Jan 1888-31 Dec 1900
Idaho Daily Statesman  1 Jan 1966-31 Dec 1969
(changed to)
The Idaho Statesman 1 Jan 1970-31 Dec 1987
Challis  The Silver Messenger 31 July 1894-18 Mar 1912
(changed to)
Challis-Messenger 19 Mar 1912-31 Dec 1912
Driggs Teton Valley News 15 Apr 1909-30 Dec 2004
Preston Preston Standard 16 Aug 1901-5 Sep 1902
Sugar City Sugar City Times 1913-1914
Sugar City Times 1906 and 1908
Dubois Clark County Enterprise Banner 8 May 1924-23 July 1959
(changed to)
Clark County Enterprise   24 July 1959-July 1971
(changed to)
Enterprise Citizen July 1971-2 Dec 1976
(merged with)
Rexburg Journal 3-Dec-76
Rexburg Rexburg Standard 30 Dec 1909-31 Dec 1936
Rexburg Standard 7 Jan 1937-24 Aug 1984
(merged with)
Rexburg Journal 4 Jan 1918-30 Dec 1982
The Rexburg Journal 6 Jan 1982-29 Dec 1982
(changed to)
The Rexburg Standard Journal 5 Jan 1984-1 Jan 2003
(changed to)
Standard Journal 2 April 2003-Present
Rexburg Silver Hammer 5 Jan 1894-20 Aug 1896
The Current Journal 19 Jan 1905-28 Dec 1917
Rexburg Standard Journal  Dec.1915
The Viking Scroll 1927-1988
Hailey Woods River News-Miner (daily) 3 April 1883-30 Mar 1890
Wood River Times (weekly) 15 Jun 1881-31 Dec 1900
Lewiston Morning Tribune 1 Jan 1986-15 Dec 1987
Paris The Bear Lake Democrat 12 Oct 1880-9 Oct 1885
Southern Idaho Independent 23 Oct 1885-26 Aug 1892
Rigby The Rigby Star 5 Jan 1906-27 Dec 1978
(changed to)
The Jefferson County Star 3 Jan 1979-31 Dec 1981
(changed to)
Jefferson Star 7 Jan 1982-26 Dec 1984
Roberts Roberts Sentinel 1912-1914
Jefferson County Advocate 22 Aug 1973-14 Nov 1913
St. Anthony Fremont Repubilcan 12 Mar 1898-15 Apr 1899
The Teton Peak 22 Apr 1899-20 Apr 1905
(changed to)
The Teton Peak Chronicle 27 Apr 1905-13 Apr 1950
Fremont County Chronicle News 8-Aug-63
The Fremont County News  7 Jun 1916-6 Aug 1952
(changed to)
The Fremont Chronicle News 7 Aug 1952-27 Dec 1984
Salmon The Idaho Recorder 13 Nov 1886-21 Apr 1927
(changed to)
Recorder Herald 22 Apr 1927-27 Dec 1951
Idaho Falls The Idaho Commoner 3 Jan 1941-30 Jul 1948
The Idaho Register 4 Sept 1886-16 Sept 1920
(merged with The Idaho Falls Times to become)
The Time Register 17 Sept 1920-28 Jan 1921
Idaho Falls Daily Post  31 Mar 1916-21 Nov 1926
(changed to)
Idaho Falls Post 2 Aug 1926-26 Feb 1932
(changed to)
Post Register 1 Nov 1931-5 Nov 1948
Post Register 7 Nov 1948-Present
Salt Lake City The Valley Tan  6 Nov 1858-29 Feb 1860
Church News 1931-Present
Deseret News 15 June 1850-Present
The Deseret Semiweekly News 4 Dec 1865-30 Apr 1890
The Deseret Evening News 21 Nov 1867-29 May 1891
The Children's Friend 1902-1970
The Contributor  1887-1896
The Woman's Exopnent vol. 1-44
The Relief Society Magazine 1914-1970
The Instructor 1866-1970
The Improvement Era 1897-1988
London London Gazette 1 Apr 1686-30 Dec 1800
USA Monthly Catalogue of US Government  Jan 1895-Dec 1971
Hancock, Illinois Warsaw Signal 1841-1842
Warsaw Signal 1844-1846
Warsaw Signal 1847-1853
Polk City Directories Idaho Falls 1911-1917
Idaho Falls 1919-1924
Idaho Falls 1926-1933
Pocatello 1901-1911
Pocatello 1913-1925
Pocatello 1927-1935